Congratulations to Shaliz Bazldjoo '24, Kaitlyn Ernst ‘24, Reema Gupta '22, Madie Malbasa '24, Shivangi Sengupta '22, and Kate Tracanna '24, who earned "Best Small School Delegation" at Northwestern University's Model UN conference.
Ann V. Klotz was featured in a recent Cleveland.com piece where she highlighted the many unique ways in which Laurel has celebrated its 125th year of educating girls "to do good in a complicated world."
After a top notch performance at Regionals in February, Laurel's FIRST LEGO League Team competed at the State Tournament this month where they received an Honorable Mention for the Global Innovation Award.
Nearly one year after the start of the pandemic and shutdown, Carey Jaros '96, President and CEO of GOJO (makers of PURELL), appeared in her first TV interview and weighed in on how GOJO handled extreme growth in the face of demand on CNBC's "Closing Bell."
Lauren Calig, Director of Multicultural Education and Co-Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging was featured on the Teaching Cleveland blog earlier this month where she spoke about how her involvement with the organization since 2017 has influenced her own approach to teaching.
Upper School English teacher Kimberley Butler was included in a recent WKYC Channel 3 story highlighting the global nonprofit Facing History and Ourselves, which works with more than 500 schools in Ohio.
Laurel's FIRST LEGO League Team, the Science Sisters, recently competed in the District tournament where they focused on three different parts - exhibiting Core Values, completing and presenting an innovative project and competing in the robot game by solving missions on the robot table.
Following up on a student-focused piece in January that highlighted perspectives on learning during a pandemic, Middle School French teacher Meaghan Teitelman provided a teacher perspective in this February story in Currents Magazine.
Dan McGee, Laurel's Director of Technology and Library Services, recently published a piece in eSchoolNews highlighting the autonomy teachers at Laurel have to contribute to original curriculum planning.
Leighann DeLorenzo, Dean of Students for the Upper School, was recently included in a Currents Magazine piece centered on how students are actively engaged in becoming leaders in the community through various opportunities at school.
Each year the Cleveland Institute of Art hosts the Scholastic Art & Writing Competition that recognizes creative achievement in area 7-12 grade students. Applicants can submit in 28 different categories of art and writing.
Congratulations to Leela Ionna '27, Ella Witalec '25 and Haley Wynbrandt '25, top winners in the National Geographic Geo Bee, an annual geography contest sponsored by the National Geographic Society to promote geographic knowledge among young people in the United States.
Heather Havre, Director of Laurel at Butler, was featured in a recent Chagrin Valley Times article highlighting Laurel's focus on outdoor learning and the addition of several new yurts at the Butler Campus.