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Asian Students’ Association hosting New Year food celebration

Sam Fleming, Chicago Life Editor

January 19, 2018

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For the celebration of Chinese Lunar New Year, which is from Feb. 15-17, Asian Students’ Association will host a three-day festival to welcome the Year of the Earth Dog. ASA members will serve a different cuisine each day of the fe...

New alumni relations director to replace interim director

Natalie Glick, Deputy Editor

January 19, 2018

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Nora Hennessy has been named Laboratory Schools executive director of alumni relations and development. She began Jan. 17 and replaces Alice DuBose, who has been working as interim director for two years. Most recently, Ms. He...

Back to the ‘20s with winter formal “Great Gatsby” theme

Katerina Lopez, Reporter

January 19, 2018

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With a “Great Gatsby” theme, the winter formal dance will be held from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Feb. 3 in Ida Noyes Hall. Student Council has hired a new DJ for the dance, called DJ Enigma. Tickets will be $10 in advance and $15 ...

Violinist qualifies for state music competition

Leah Emanuel, Arts Editor

December 14, 2017

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Sophomore Jessica Huang qualified for the Illinois Music Educators Association’s All-State Orchestra for violin. Jessica will rehearse with the orchestra for three days in Peoria, then will perform with the group on Jan. 27, 2...

Lab plans to fund student educational, service trips

Abby Slimmon, Reporter

December 14, 2017

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Have you ever wanted to take a trip with your fellow classmates to see, do or learn about something educational? Here is your chance. Ned Reece, Lab’s director of auxiliary services, wants U-High students to know that if th...

Student Council proposes sports to count for P.E.

Jacob Posner, Features Editor

December 14, 2017

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Student Council has initiated a discussion with the administration about whether participation in a sport could replace a P.E. unit. On behalf of the Student Council, Michael Rubin met with Athletics Director David Ribbens to expl...

Two staff members retire, one leaves Lab for new job

Grace Zhang, Assistant Editor

December 14, 2017

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Three staff members will have departed Lab by the end of this month. Yolanda Corona will retire after 34 years at Lab. Nancy Withrow, the procurement and finance manager in the business office, will retire Dec. 19 after working a...

Math Team finds further success at competitions

Priyanka Shrijay, Opinion Editor

December 14, 2017

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According to coach Joseph Scroll, the Math Team went to two competitions this month: an Illinois Math League competition on Dec. 12 for which scores have not yet been released and a North Suburban Math League competition on Dec...

Model UN faces tough loss returning to Princeton

Katerina Lopez, Reporter

December 14, 2017

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Though the Model United Nations team won the golden tiger, the highest award at Princeton University’s conference, last year, this year they did not. Of the 18 U-High students who attended the Princeton University’s on...

Debate team falls short at Glenbrook competition

Katerina Lopez, Reporter

December 14, 2017

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At the Glenbrook North High School debate tournament, seniors Michael Hellie and Dheven Unni placed 21st out of 177 teams, going 5-2 in preliminary rounds and losing their bid round. The other varsity team, juniors Elena Liao and R...

High school Green Team looks locally for partners

Sam Fleming, Chicago Life Editor

December 14, 2017

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The U-High Green Team is partnering with the middle school environmental club and members of the Earl Shapiro Hall, lower and middle school faculty to create a Green Team board which will advocate for better environmental repre...

MLK assembly theme will focus on history

Natalie Glick, Deputy Editor

December 14, 2017

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The theme for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Assembly Jan. 11, 2018, is “The Path We Are On: Civil Rights 1969-2017.” Next year marks the 50th anniversary of King’s assassination, and the upcoming anniversary inspired ...

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