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Athletics director David Ribbens recognized as Master Athletics Administrator
Making connections: Parents’ Association introduces program to connect students in different grades
Back at it: Magill will draw on Lab experience during interim year

Back at it: Magill will draw on Lab experience during interim year

May 18, 2020

Boosting morale, ensuring Lab’s financial security and searching for a new director are among Dr. Magill’s top priorities for the next year, which he hopes to accomplish using the lessons he learned when he was the Laboratory Schools director from 2003 to 2014.

Teens lead each other to financial independence through new website, podcast

Teens lead each other to financial independence through new website, podcast

May 17, 2020

A ninth grader has taken up the cause of educating her peers about financial literacy with a website and podcast. Kriti...

Senior mementos, graduation gear distributed with car line for virtual graduation

Senior mementos, graduation gear distributed with car line for virtual graduation

May 16, 2020

Much like seniors have lined up in early June every year for the annual procession into Rockefeller Chapel for graduation,...

Pandemic roundup: Barack Obama to host commencement speech, door delivery industry changes

Pandemic roundup: Barack Obama to host commencement speech, door delivery industry changes

May 14, 2020

The Midway is providing periodic updates regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on U-High students, faculty and others...

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On the bench: Athletes face difficulty practicing their sport, staying motivated
Some sports teams will celebrate senior night over Zoom, others postponed plans

Some sports teams will celebrate senior night over Zoom, others postponed plans

May 19, 2020

P.E. department uses applications, YouTube videos to compensate for missing class

P.E. department uses applications, YouTube videos to compensate for missing class

May 16, 2020

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Legacy of action: Activism today

Legacy of action: Activism today

May 6, 2020

Organizers, protestors and activists today find themselves in a similar position to those in the ’70s: taking to the streets in a time of great tumult. 

Legacy of action: The protests at Lab

Legacy of action: The protests at Lab

May 5, 2020

The shooting at Kent State University in Ohio on May 4, 1970, was one of many events that left the Lab community shocked, but it also acted as a catalyst, causing students to stand up for ideas that they believed in despite consequences and school closure.

Legacy of action: The Kent State shooting, 50 years later

Legacy of action: The Kent State shooting, 50 years later

May 4, 2020

The shooting caused Americans to pay attention to the war and eventually led to U.S. withdrawal from Vietnam.

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Teen musicians improvise virtual ways to practice their music in groups
Animated treats: Zany Netflix animations embrace oddity, parodic humor
Seinfeld stand-up fails to compete with comedy of classic ‘Seinfeld’

Seinfeld stand-up fails to compete with comedy of classic ‘Seinfeld’

May 15, 2020

There’s TV that makes you laugh so hard you cry, and then there’s TV that makes you smile to yourself...

Epic adventure of ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ comes to Netflix

Epic adventure of ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ comes to Netflix

May 15, 2020

Standing on a tall column of rock, Aang awaits his destiny. The skinny, bald, 13-year-old kid with an...

Renaissance history: Magazine board members compile digital 1980s retrospective

Renaissance history: Magazine board members compile digital 1980s retrospective

May 14, 2020

View the retrospective work below. In 1980 U-High students Calvin Chou, Rishona Zimring, Elizabeth...

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Beware of the new ankle shackle
“Becoming” an emotional, inspiring portrayal of Obama’s story
Progressive education belongs at U-High
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Zzzz: Student sleep schedules change noticeably due to social distancing, remote learning
Student performers anxious to audition for spring musical

Student performers anxious to audition for spring musical

April 24, 2020

Students from all grade levels and abilities waited anxiously for their turn to audition for the spring musical, the critically acclaimed "Something Rotten."

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