U-High Midway

MLK Assembly theme, new award announced

Max Garfinkel, Business Manager

December 7, 2018

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The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Assembly in January will revolve around the values and spirit of Dr. King and will use a new award to recognize two members of the U-High community who exhibit these values. The Black Stud...

Students start High School Library Advisory Board

Abigail Slimmon, Sports Editor

December 7, 2018

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Mondays during lunch, 20 ninth grade students pack into to Pritzker Traubert Family Library conference room for their weekly High School Library Advisory Board meeting. They discuss ways to make the library amore comforting, h...

Model UN wins best small delegation at Princeton

Nikhil Patel, Assistant Editor

December 7, 2018

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The Model United Nations team won best small delegation award at the Princeton Model UN Conference Nov. 9-11. Although the team didn’t reclaim the “Tiger” award, which is reserved for best large delegation, the team still per...

Journalists receive national awards

Olivia Griffin

November 12, 2018

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Journalists on the U-High Midway and U-Highlights staffs received numerous national awards at the JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention in Chicago on Nov. 1-4. The National Scholastic Press Association aw...

MUN hopes win will provide momentum

Christian Gluth

November 12, 2018

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With current preparation running smoothly, Model United Nations is on track to embark on another interesting year. Newcomer and veteran delegates of the club have been eagerly working together to integrate fresh perspectives w...

Musicians honored at ILMEA contest

Katerina Lopez

November 12, 2018

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Six U-High students earned a district honor against hundreds of Chicagoland choir, orchestra and jazz band students who auditioned for the Illinois Music Educators Association District Music Festival the week of Oct. 12 at Carl Sa...

Debate visits Iowa, New Trier, Michigan

Peter Pu

November 12, 2018

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The debate team recently competed at the New Trier, Iowa Caucus, and University of Michigan tournaments, and one pair of debaters is a step closer to the Tournament of Champions. At the New Trier tournament Oct. 6-8, three ...

Students practice emergency protocol

Madeline Welch

November 12, 2018

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On Oct. 25, students in the lower, middle and high schools crowded into Rockefeller Chapel to meet their advisers, obeying the instructions of the new “Relocation and Reunification Drill,” which was an updated version of the i...

U-High hosts foreign exchange students

Teddy Neer

November 10, 2018

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U-High experienced an influx of international students in the past four weeks as two French exchange students visited from Oct. 16 to Nov. 16th, as part of the Eliad Scholarship Program, and ten German exchange students visite...

Student commitee will impact Cafe Lab

Nelson Marks

November 10, 2018

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The temporary food provider, Quest Food Management Services, created a committee to learn more from students and others about the food selection and options. The committee has already suggested the addition of boba tea to Caf...

Students of color attend conference

Julian Ingersoll

November 10, 2018

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Five students from U-High and 10 students from Lab’s middle school attended a Young Men of Color conference where students were brought together and learned about leadership, and race through workshops on Nov. 3 at Francis ...

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