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End-of-Summer Exhibition 2016


A SHOWCASE TO SEE!! On Thursday, August 4th the students and staff of YDO Summer 2016 welcomed friends and family to enjoy the presentation of projects and performances from their five weeks of…

Performing Project 2016


YDO’s annual effort with Maggie Budzyna & The Performing Project raised the musical theatre bar in Lawrence yet again. Sixty (60) YDO students took part in auditions, ten full days of rehearsals,…

Liberty Mutual Volunteers Kick Start STEM Lab Buildout


On Friday, May 13th, volunteers from Liberty Mutual Insurance Group visited YDO for a very productive day of service. #ServeWithLiberty The team helped to buildout a second STEM lab, doubling YDO’s…

YDO, SCFG Host Event for Cambridge Science Festival


On Saturday, April 16th, YDO and Science Club for Girlshosted Everybody Loves Science – an exciting, interactive showcase of work from our innovative youth leaders and scientists in the Lawrence…

Abbott Lawrence Academy Admits Class of 2020


YDO well represented at ALA’s second welcome celebration As the Abbott Lawrence Academy looks to build upon a successful inaugural year, the next round of competitive admission decisions is…

Girls visit Hestia Fund on International Women’s Day


On International Women’s Day, four of YDO’s leading ladies traveled to Boston to meet and mingle with a group of female philanthropists who support YDO via their grant making at Hestia Fund. …