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Seven memorials made of metal symbolizing trees stand in an area of the bais medrash (study room) in the Lawrence building that houses the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway lower school. more
The National Parent-Teacher Association awarded the Lawrence High School PTA with a $5,000 grant to help meet critical needs of students, families and teachers in the school community that have been … more
The Lawrence School District will remain with full remote learning at least until Nov. 1 and possibly reopen for hybrid instriction on Nov. 2, according to Superintendent Dr. Ann Pedersen, after Gov. Andrew uomo's news conference today. more
The Lawrence School District remains closed under the 14-day mandatory order set down by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s cluster hotspot initiative and will not reopen until later this month. There could be an update after press time. more
In-person instruction began again on Oct. 5 in the Hewlett-Woodmere School District. The Franklin Early Childhood Center had gotten a head start, with its pre-K to first-grade students returning on Sept. 23. more
A half dozen students from schools in the Five Towns were recipients of the Lawrence Association’s annual Good Citizens awards that are given to high school juniors and seniors living in Lawrence that have displayed a commitment to American ideals and community service. Each received an inscribed plaque delivered to their home by then Lawrence Civic Association President Paris Popack, who is now a village trustee. more
With Lawrence and Cedarhurst in the orange and yellow zones, respectively, of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Covid-19 cluster hotspot initiative, the Lawrence School District is closed through Oct. 23. All Lawrence schools, except for the high school are in the orange zone of Cuomo’s three-colored chart he unveiled on Oct. 6.  more
Lawrence village is the latest hotspot as state officials said that the community has had a Covid-19 positivity rate of 5.2 percent, which dwarfs the overall Long Island total of roughly 1 percent. more
It is expected that nearly all the private schools in the Five Towns will close or go to remote learning for a brief time after the Jewish holiday of Sukkot so that teachers, students and staff members and teachers at certain grade levels can go get tested for Covid-19. more
An increase in coronavirus cases in the Five Towns and Far Rockaway has led to temporary closings of private schools and questions from some residents about whether safety protocols are being followed. more
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