2020s

2020
The Democracy  Project

The Democracy Project

LREI launches a collective, school-wide effort called The Democracy Project to uphold this country’s core democratic values. The Democracy Project is a student-led initiative to help the LREI student community become more knowledgeable on and involved in the democratic process,..Read More

2020

The rights of those who differ from ourselves

Fourteen students from the high school ‘Exile and Immigration’ class came together in conversation with four of New Sanctuary Coalition’s community members – three friends recently released from detention and a family member. This series, “Finding Light: Sharing Experiences of..Read More

2020

LREI Moves Online

In March 2020, LREI moved online to LREI@home. Teachers, faced with the Herculean task of creating from scratch virtual classrooms that brought LREI’s hands-on, participatory learning onto zoom in the space of two weeks, accomplished the impossible by finding creative..Read More

2020

Back to School 2020-2021

LREI opened for in-person classes in October 2020 after several months of LREI@home. Masked, socially distanced, and with windows open through the winter, students and teachers rallied to find creative ways to make school not only a safe space for..Read More

2021
Angela Davis ’61 Speaks at Senior Banquet

Angela Davis ’61 Speaks at Senior Banquet

EI alumna Angela Davis ’61 spoke to the 2021 graduating class at their senior banquet via zoom.

2021

100 Acts of Service

In celebration of the 100th Anniversary of LREI, we are cataloging 100 Acts of Service. Click here to see the photos. Each of these opportunities will incorporate a service-learning component. The service-learning component frames and contextualizes the service opportunity through..Read More

2021
Vision Zero

Vision Zero

Zane Walker ‘22, co-leader of the Vision Zero Youth Council, a student-led group that works with local schools, organizations, and elected officials in the fight for street safety, publishes an Op-Ed in The Daily News about the urgent need to..Read More

2021
Senior Project + Service Learning

Senior Project + Service Learning

Beginning spring 2022, all Senior Projects will be required to include a service component. The Senior Project is the culmination of each student’s LREI career. The Senior Project takes the values and academics of LREI and allows students to explore these..Read More

2022
Romance and Adventure of the World

Romance and Adventure of the World

What better way to look ahead to the new year than seeing the first graders help the NYC Parks Department plant bulbs in the newly renovated Little Red Square? We’ve been told that these tulips, donated by the Washington Square..Read More

2022
Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking

Sixth graders begin their chemistry studies by learning how to use the tools of chemists as well as proper measuring techniques to ensure precision in their experiments. Through this lab, students discover the possible sources of error that can affect..Read More

2022

Agents of Change

For 100 years, serving as agents of change in the community has been a core value of LREI. For our Centennial, we invite you to join us in continuing this special tradition and recommitting to 100 more years of service..Read More

2022

Centennial Shindig

The May 2022 LREI Centennial Shindig will undoubtedly go down in the books as one of the school’s most memorable events. How wonderful it was to (finally!) gather all for an in-person celebration of 100 years of LREI. Thanks to..Read More

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