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May 07, 2021

Laurel Springs School offers a rigorous, flexible education that nurtures intellectual curiosity and inspires personal and academic growth and mastery. Our students’ enriching experiences and interactions stem from our diverse curriculum and programs and our…

April 30, 2021

On March 30th, over 20 students presented their innovative ideas, resourcefulness, and creativity to their classmates and Laurel Springs community during the 2021 Maker Faire. Student Ambassadors introduced each participant and asked them about their…

April 28, 2021

What does it mean to be an entrepreneur? What does it take to be a successful one? These questions, and so much more, were covered in the first of a series of learning programs presented…

April 27, 2021

By Megan O’Reilly Palevich, M.Ed., Head of School at Laurel Springs School Summer school: It’s a term that evokes a sense of dread among students and is most often associated with punishment or remediation—fall behind…

April 26, 2021

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! On April 28th, it’s National Superhero Day! Not only was this day created to celebrate everyone’s favorite caped crusaders, but it’s also a time to recognize that not all…

April 23, 2021

Happy World Book Day! Encouraging reading for pleasure can help children develop early literacy skills, and – unique to our time in history – combat learning loss brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are 8 easy tips to make reading for pleasure a family affair:

April 22, 2021

By Alyssa Polakowski, M.Ed., College and Alumni Relations Manager at Laurel Springs School In 2021, the college admissions landscape has become a difficult one to navigate: with competition at an all-time high and longer waitlists…

April 21, 2021

Summer is a season full of possibilities. While it may not be full of classes, studying, or test prep, the long summer days are perfect for planning your future, exploring a new hobby, and even…

April 21, 2021

Ah, summer. A time to kick back, soak up the sun, and relax…with a good book. For those who think reading is a chore or bore, they’re not reading the right books. Kids may struggle…

April 20, 2021

Every day should be Earth Day—a day to celebrate the globe we call home and bring attention to what we can do to keep it healthy. While some are trying to preserve the planet for…