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French and Chinese students arrive

Caledonia Abbey, Midway Reporter

February 15, 2019

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Exchange students from Beijing, China, arrived in Chicago on Feb. 8 and from La Rochelle, France, Feb. 9. U-High students will host them until Feb.18. Over the next few days, the exchange students will experience life at U-High,...

Math team ranks high in Illinois Math League

Christian Gluth, Midway Reporter

February 15, 2019

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The math team has been a team to watch in the Illinois math circuit, ranking high in both the Illinois Math League and North Suburban Math League. The team sits in second place in the Illinois Math League out of 33 schools after...

Lab reps attend school diversity conference

Leland Culver, Midway Reporter

February 14, 2019

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A group of five Lab Schools administrators and one art teacher attended the annual FORUM/Diversity conference hosted by placement agency Carney, Sandoe, and Associates in Philadelphia Jan. 25-26, interviewing potential job can...

Dewey Dance helps fund financial aid

Olivia Griffin, Midway Reporter

February 14, 2019

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To raise money for the school, parents and members of the Lab community will hop into Kovler Gym March 9 for the Dewey Dance wearing their Urkel glasses, “Clueless” costumes, trendy kicks, and other ‘90s apparel. Bel Ca...

MUN individuals win despite team losses

Julian Ingersoll, Midway Reporter

February 14, 2019

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In the two trips to the Boston area in the past three weeks, the U-High Model UN team did not place for team awards at either conference, but individual scoring showed many U-High students placed highly. The team spent the ne...

Debate team produces mixed results

Peter Pu, Midway Reporter

February 14, 2019

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The debate team spent the past two weekends competing with mixed results. At the Maine East Regatta in Park Ridge Feb. 8-9, three novice teams ended up with 3-2, 3-2 and 2-3 records and two varsity teams ended up with 2-3 an...

Science team wins regional competition

Theodore Neer, Midway Reporter

February 14, 2019

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Despite often being at a disadvantage, the Science Team has performed well at the at the Illinois Science Olympiad and the Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering Program invitationals they have attended, and members are resol...

School leadership creates new spaces for work and relaxation

Leland Culver, Midway Reporter

January 28, 2019

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Student Council, the Principal’s Advisory Committee and the administration have been working since last quarter to set up and furnish new spaces for students to work and relax. Ms. Weber said she had been working to impro...

New study spaces to come

Leland Culver, Midway Reporter

January 28, 2019

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Student Council, the Principal’s Advisory Committee and the administration have been working since last quarter to set up and furnish new spaces for students to work and relax. Ms. Weber said she had been working to impro...

Lab debate team steadily improving, looking ahead

Max Garfinkel, Business Manager

January 28, 2019

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Debate duo Soundjata Sharod and Jasmine Wang are steadily improving in the course of this season. With a record 2-4 at the Montgomery Bell Academy tournament and 2-2 at the Lexington tournament, they are working towards gaining ...

SJW solicits student workshop proposals

Teddy Neer, Midway Reporter

January 25, 2019

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Social Justice Week will occur April 15-19 and will feature the theme “Break the Cycle.”

Gmail will replace existing Webmail

Peter Pu, Midway Reporter

January 25, 2019

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Gmail will replace Webmail as the platform students and faculty use to send and receive emails starting the next school year if policy and technical issues with the University of Chicago can be resolved. This change from t...

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