U-High Midway

JSA to hold first-ever Shabbat potluck event

Berk Oto, Midway Reporter

January 25, 2019

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The first-ever all-school Shabbat dinner potluck will be hosted by the Lab Jewish Affinity Group and the U-High Jewish Students’ Association on Jan. 25 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Café Lab.

SET, spring productions announced

Otto Brown, Midway Reporter

January 25, 2019

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The lineup of theater productions for the rest of the year has been announced.  Student Experimental Theater performances will be Feb. 28 to March 2 and the spring musical will be “Mamma Mia.” Eleven short productio...

Asian Students Association to host Lunar New Year celebration

Madeline Welch, Midway Reporter

January 24, 2019

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The Asian Students’ Association will host events around the school the week of Feb. 5 to celebrate the Lunar New Year. “The Lunar New Year is very important not only in Chinese culture but in many Asian countries’ w...

Senior class to design, paint mural in lounge

Audrey Matzke, Assistant Editor

December 12, 2018

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In the senior lounge, white walls and ping-pong tables could become a thing of the past. Student Council is accepting submissions for mural designs, which seniors will collaborate to paint on a canvas. This project was su...

New English sub mixes style and curriculum

Amanda Cassel, Assistant Editor

December 11, 2018

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Andrew Inchiosa has been teaching classes for English teacher Christine Himmelfarb since late October and will continue for the rest of the school year while she remains on maternity leave. Although he is new to Lab, Dr. Inchiosa is ...

Student Council seeks more student input, feedback

Nicky Edwards-Levin, Midway Reporter

December 11, 2018

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This year, the Student Council wants the student voice to be heard. The group has been collecting feedback from students about its performance. Additionally, they have been making making a stronger effort to advocate for the inte...

Debate team trains at Lane Tech meet

Ella Beiser, Assistant Editor

December 11, 2018

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The debate team scored a 2-5 at the Glenbrooks Speech and Debate tournament in the north suburbs Nov. 17-19. The team will compete at Lane Tech College Prep this weekend. Novice debaters scored a 4-7. Freshman Berk Oto placed 24th and ...

Science team takes first at Olympiad

Mira Costello, Midway Reporter

December 11, 2018

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The Illinois Science Olympiad division of the U-High Science Team dominated the first invitational of their season. The competition among 31 ISO teams took place Dec. 8 at Harlem High School. The teams participated in 23 compet...

Students form club to discuss disabilities

Nicky Edwards-Levin, Midway Reporter

December 11, 2018

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Last year, when sophomore Zach Sharp discovered that another student in his grade had a vision impairment like himself, he was overcome with a sense of kinship. “I wasn’t happy that somebody else had a vision disability,...

New award to honor MLK’s values at Lab

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...

Freshmen form club to make library cozy

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...

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