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Spring Fling replaced with dance marathon

Olivia Cheng, Reporter

March 8, 2018

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Due to low Spring Fling attendance year after year, Student Council will instead host a dance marathon for all Lab students, from nursery to high school students. The event, held  Saturday, April 14, will benefit Chicago no...

Diversity committee holds daylong retreat

Grace Zhang, Reporter

March 8, 2018

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Insensitivity to students’ identities is a common problem as identified by the Diversity Advisory Committee at a daylong retreat Feb. 5. The group met to analyze interview transcripts with students about their experiences around...

Alumni Relations director resigns

Ivan Beck, Assistant Editor

March 8, 2018

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Effective immediately, Christopher Jones, associate director of school for finance and operations, will serve as interim executive director of alumni relations and development. This appointment is in response to the resignation...

Alumni Relations director resigns

Iván Beck, Assistant Editor

March 8, 2018

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Effective immediately, Christopher Jones, associate director of school for finance and operations, will serve as interim executive director of alumni relations and development. This appointment is in response to the resignation...

Diversity committee holds daylong retreat

Grace Zhang, Assistant Editor

March 8, 2018

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Insensitivity to students’ identities is a common problem as identified by the Diversity Advisory Committee at a daylong retreat Feb. 5. The group met to analyze interview transcripts with students about their experiences around...

Harvard win first in years for MUN

Nicky Edwards-Levin, Reporter

February 8, 2018

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For the first time in 14 years, the U-High Model United Nations team took the top award at the Harvard MUN competition, which was in Boston Jan. 25-28. The team received the Best Large Delegation honor, and all 16 U-High delegat...

Change helps struggling students

Priyanka Shrijay, Opinion Editor

February 8, 2018

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Students who are on the fine line between academic success and possible failure of class will now have an earlier intervention. New to Lab counseling this year, when a student receives two C-minuses or one D, they are put on ac...

Goal of Connections is $3 million

Ivan Beck, Assistant Editor

February 8, 2018

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In a few weeks, parents, faculty and other members of the Lab community will come together with the goal of “Changing the Game.” The biennial gala fundraiser, known as Connections, has the goal of raising nearly $3 mill...

World Language Week is March 5-9

Amanda Cassel, Reporter

February 8, 2018

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Families around the Lab community speak over 58 languages, and each and every one will be represented during World Language Week, March 5-9. According to Frances Spaltro, world language chair, during World Language Week, Ca...

Science team is on road to state

Samira Glaeser-Khan, News Editor

February 8, 2018

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The science team placed second Feb. 3 at the Huntley Invitational, an Illinois Science Invitational competition. The team has a regional competition this weekend at Fenwick High School. If the team does well, the competitors w...

Russian-speaking students needed

Olivia Cheng, Reporter

February 8, 2018

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This quarter, Extended Day is running a Russian heritage speakers language program at Earl Shapiro Hall for students in nursery through second grade. Russian-speaking high school volunteers will be paid. The program runs on f...

New course will focus on genocide

Grace Zhang, Assistant Editor

February 8, 2018

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The Road to Genocide is a new year-long course to be taught in 2018-19 by Susan Shapiro which will analyzes the origins and development of the concept of genocide. According to Ms. Shapiro the course is important because “we all...

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