Blog

November 18, 2021

Life can be a dance, and for Geneviève Basu, these days life is quite literally a performance. Since graduating from Laurel Springs in 2017, Geneviève has graduated college and entered the workforce as a professional…

October 19, 2021

Imagine the flexibility of an online education, combined with the social interactions and academic mentorship of a traditional classroom. This is the vision guiding the partnership between Laurel Springs School and KaiPod Learning, which seeks…

October 13, 2021

An ordinary high-school experience might not include writing a children’s book and trilogy. An ordinary high-school student might not receive a prestigious academic fellowship with the think tank, The Heritage Foundation. McKenzie Holmes is anything…

October 12, 2021

Are your kids cyber smart? And, if we’re being honest as parents, are we as cyber smart as we should be? Our children live in an increasingly online world, balancing real-life interactions with those on…

September 23, 2021

Tyler Downs isn’t just a remarkable student, he’s a world-class diver. This summer, the Laurel Springs graduate competed with Team USA in the Olympic Games. His event: The 3-meter springboard. Here’s a how his athletic journey led him to Tokyo.

September 21, 2021

Alum Spencer Bozsik was pleasantly surprised that his self-paced experience at Laurel Springs translated easily into managing life as a student-athlete at #UVA. His early adoption of self-motivated learning has stayed with him to this day. Now, as a graduate student pursuing a degree in data science, Spencer is taking steps to create and expand a professional network with the help of The LinkedIn Guys. Read Spencer’s #MeetOurAlumni feature and join him on Oct. 5 for a webinar with The LinkedIn Guys for free, lifetime access to the only LinkedIn online masterclass designed by insiders.

September 16, 2021

By Alyssa Polakowski, College & Alumni Relations Manager With the upcoming academic year on the horizon, the Laurel Springs Alumni Association is gearing up for an exciting year ahead. As mentioned in Part 1 of…

September 14, 2021

Coco Chapman sometimes thinks in music rather than words. For her, composing music is a lot like writing a story. As a Laurel Springs student, Coco has the opportunity to study under award-winning musician Pallavi Mahidhara, thanks to a partnership with Forte Lessons.

September 10, 2021

Her parents weren’t aiming to make her a tennis star. And yet, the talent of Olivia Manson has taken her from summer camps to training facilities to competitive tennis tournaments. Read about the journey of this incredible Laurel Springs student.

September 09, 2021

Michaela Sewall found a unique way to show compassion to women and children in crisis. She baked cakes. Discover the amazing story of this Laurel Springs student, who has proven herself a humanitarian, ice-skater and engineer.