U-High Midway

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 ...

Assembly to be held to help students process Van Dyke conviction and Kavanaugh confirmation

Emma Trone, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2018

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With both the conviction of Jason Van Dyke and the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court occurring over the long weekend, grade groups will meet 1st period tomorrow morning to discuss both events. In a message to...

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