U-High Midway

Math Team finds further success at competitions

Priyanka Shrijay, Opinion Editor

December 14, 2017

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

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

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

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

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 ...

JSA reads novel about Holocaust groups

Amanda Cassel, reporter

November 16, 2017

For the next few months, members of the Jewish Students’ Association will read “The Train,” a fiction book about the common experiences of the victims of the Holocaust. “The Train” by Danny Cohen looks at the experiences...

Debate duo wins third bid to championship

Katerina Lopez, reporter

November 16, 2017

After earning the minimum two bids to the Tournament of Champions faster than any Lab debate team in history, seniors Michael Hellie and Dheven Unni earned their third bid at the University of Michigan tournament Nov. 4. Michael...

History dept. offers speakers, journal apps

nicholas edwards-levin, reporter

November 16, 2017

Professional investors, a critically-acclaimed historian and new editors for InFlame are some of what the history department lined up for November. John Rogers and Charlie Bobrinskoy talked to students on Nov. 8 in the economics...

Clubs unite to respond to international crises

Katerina Lopez, Midway Reporter

October 12, 2017

School clubs are coming together to respond to international crises. Refugee Club and SCAN Club started the school year by calling Illinois’ two U.S. senators, Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth, on Sept. 29 to protest a bill...

Freshman Student Council reps elected

Max Garfinkel, Midway Reporter

October 12, 2017

On Sept. 26 the candidates gave their speeches, and on Sept. 28 the Freshman Class chose their Student Council members. Joshua Ravichandran is the freshman president, Sara Thomas is vice president, and Noor Asad and Destiney Wil...

Students leave early from Homecoming

Katerina Lopez, Midway Reporter

October 12, 2017

The Homecoming Dance ended earlier than scheduled Oct. 7, with concerned teachers and administration stepping in to stop the music for the safety of students due to excessive jumping and moshing on the dance floor. The turno...

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