Student Stories

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.

May 25, 2021

Summer boasts the most amazing resource of all for students – time! Time that can be used to bolster an academic transcript, take a single course to explore an area of study, or, like Eres and Mia, get ahead and avoid overload as they pursue their dreams. Be prepared to be inspired!

May 13, 2021

Mia Hanflig’s first love is ballet. At Laurel Springs, she has found a harmonious balance between a rigorous education and her pursuit of a career in professional ballet. Read Mia’s story then tell us with one emoji – what is your dream career?

March 08, 2021

Say you’re doing volunteer work, and you’re scheduled to speak at a school about the organization, but you still have to go to school. What do you do? If you’re Francesca Acampora, you enroll in…

February 25, 2021

Do you know what makes our hearts sing? Spotlighting LSS stars like Oliviana Marie Halus-Griep. This Laurel Springs Senior is a singer, dancer, actress, ice-skater…(breathe), conductor, composer, lyricist, librettist…(another breath), trumpeter, pianist, cellist, and now…

February 18, 2021

Has anyone ever said they’ve had too many teachers? When it comes to education, the more the merrier, especially when they all add something of value. For Cameron Brown, she’s grateful for her team of…

January 19, 2021

After catching up with David Goodrich about his family’s decision to enroll in Laurel Springs, we learned his youngest son, Travis, is not only a LSS student but a leading eSports gamer! While many parents…

January 11, 2021

Receiving a college acceptance notice is more than just a letter. It’s validation that all of your hard work has paid off—both in high school and simply getting through the college application process. The joy…