LPS District Wide

superintendent engaging with parent and student

Another great turnout for the November Presidents' Council. Superintendent Paris gave a presentation on
chronic absenteeism and the group talked about ways to promote regular attendance in school..

three female leadership team at Harvard workshop

Leadership Teams from UP Academy Oliver and Oliver Partnership School spent a week at Harvard Graduate School of Education learning more about how to plan student support with a data informed approach.  The study was rigorous and allowed these teams time to plan for individualized intervention and increased achievement for all scholars.  

Winter concerts are upon us this season! Come out and watch your favorite LPS singers, instrumentalists and musicians play their hearts out at their school.

December 12th - Leahy School - 9:00 am and 5:30 pm

December 13th - Guilmette Elementary - 5:30 pm

December 13th - LHS Upper School - 6:00 pm

December 18th - Tarbox School - 5:30 pm

December 19th - Oliver Partnership - 5:00 pm

December 20th - Hennessey School - 9:30 am and 1:30 pm

December 20th - South Lawrence East - 8:30 am and 11:30 am

December 20th - LHS Lower School - 6:00 pm

December 20th - Wetherbee School - 9:00 am and 10:00 am

students and instructors in a classroom

This year, 22 LPS schools are providing students and teachers with access to high-quality, standards-aligned science curriculum and resources.  Know Atom is an inquiry program that is supporting 7000 students to think, explore, and learn like scientists and engineers.  More than 60 educators have been named "Science Champions" in a program where they visit each other's schools, observe practice, and collaborate to improve practice.  

Child enjoying egg game at Block Party

Today’s Lawrence Learns Block Party will take place rain or shine, from 5:00-7:30pm. Families can enjoy a free BBQ, games and activities. New Preschool and Kindergarten students will also receive an event t-shirt and backpack filled with school supplies. Invited guests should bring their postcard invitation to the event – this is your admission ticket! If it’s raining, all activities will be moved to the Senior Center at 155 Haverhill Street. 


El día de hoy les estamos llamando desde las Escuelas Pública de Lawrence para recordarles que nuestra fiesta o Block Party (en inglés) es hoy martes desde las 5 a 7:30 de la tarde llueva o brille. Nuestras familias tendrán la oportunidad de disfrutar de una barbacoa gratis, juegos y actividades. Los estudiantes de preescolar nuevos o de kínder además recibirán una camiseta gratis y una mochila nueva con materiales para la escuela. Asegúrese de traer su invitación para este evento- este será su boleto de entrada! Y si está lloviendo, todas las actividades serán movidas al Centro de Envejecientes localizado en el número 155 de la calle Haverhill.