Summer Reading and Assignments have been posted on www.lacademy.edu. If you do not see a course or department noted, this means that there is no assignment for that department or course. New students should check email in mid-July for their math and language placement results. Please refer to your course schedule in mid-August to confirm which course(s) you will be taking (if you are unsure at this time).
Be sure to contact the Academic Office at 978-448-1517 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Have a great summer!
Winterim is the centerpiece of Lawrence Academy's commitment to immersive education -- learning in the concrete and physical world of activity as a complement to learning in the vicarious and symbol-filled world of traditional classrooms. The 2018 catalog, listing this year's course offerings, is posted online (PDF at right). You will also find the 2018 Winterim Intro and Sign-up Forms here.
Note: Individual programs are subject to change.
The Winterim program is an opportunity to explore a broader range of subjects and skills than is otherwise possible in a regular classroom. In that spirit, student reporters assist the LA communications staff in covering their classmates' experiences, while gaining some knowledge of their own.
For a more historical perspective, check out the 2017, 2016, and 2015 Winterim Blogs (posted together below). You may also view 2014, 2013, the 2012 Winterim Photo Gallery, and the 2011 Winterim Blog.
Our hashtag on social media is #LAWinterim.
by Viraz Mahanti ‘19
"Quilting" is one of the many Winterims here on Lawrence Academy’s campus. It’s unique to Lawrence Academy and is a testament to our awesome education.
Winterim is something that has been going on at Lawrence Academy for almost 50 years. It involves…
By Mark Bedetti '19
The bustle of people of all ages shuffling down the sidewalk of one of the most popular destinations in the Boston area is nowhere near enough to block out the gem that is Mr. Bartley's Burger Cottage on a corner of Harvard Square.
Walking in through the front door was the first shock that I received that afternoon. I had just entered, what seemed to me, an entirely different world. Waiters and waitresses weaved their ways swiftly between the maze of chairs the main …
by Spencer Akers ‘18
When people outside of the Lawrence Academy community hear the word "Winterim", they may give a look of bemusement.
In short, Winterim at LA is a time for students to extend their learning outside of the classroom. There's no in-class learning in the month of March. There are …
by Mark Bedetti ‘19
Following a hearty meal at Julian’s in Providence, Rhode Island, on March 9 the LA Winterim News Team ventured to Schneider Arena at Providence College to watch the PC Friars face off against …
by Maksim Tochilkin ‘19
After a snow storm on the fourth day of Winterim and consequently a day off for every on-campus program, the Winterim News Team was ready and excited to explore the gorgeous city of Providence on Friday, March 9, and check out the Providence College men's ice hockey team take on the University of Maine.
However, we all figured that this task would demand a good deal of energy and decided to fill up our tanks at Julian’s restaurant, wisely suggested by …
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