U-High Midway

StudCo aims to improve student life

Abby Slimmon, Reporter

December 14, 2017

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Student Council has been busy this quarter extending ID privileges, putting speakers in the cafeteria and making a pamphlet that lists all the clubs to improve the overall student environment. Sophomore class president Ben Cifu worked wi...

P.E. wellness classes teach self-care

Abby Slimmon, Reporter

December 14, 2017

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U-High students are notorious for choosing to study rather than sleep and stumbling through the school day stressed about an upcoming test or a growing pile of homework. Thanks to three physical education teachers, stress rel...

U. of C., BSA commemorate 50-year anniversary of MLK

Priyanka Shrijay, Opinion Editor

December 14, 2017

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As the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination approaches, a University of Chicago educator has launched a plan to expand and enrich programming related to King’s work. Through partnership with the R...

School promotes diversity with POC conference, advisory council

Grace Zhang, Assistant Editor

December 14, 2017

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Lab is demonstrating commitment to diversity in two ways this month, with student involvement in the Diversity Advisory Committee and the annual Student Diversity and Leadership Conference. According to Dean of Students Ana Campos, af...

Makerspaces will foster creativity, innovation

Michael Rubin, Managing Editor

November 16, 2017

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Director Charlie Abelmann and members of the faculty are moving to establish two makerspaces within the Historic Campus. With a designated “clean room” to be located in one of the classrooms behind the Pritzker Traubert...

Three exchange programs visit

Abigail Slimmon, Midway Reporter

November 16, 2017

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In the past month, the U-High community welcomed 33 students from three countries. Seventeen students visited from Argentina, 12 from Germany and four from France all visited through exchange programs. The German students only...

Statue to stay in library — when not rolling around

Leah Emanuel, arts editor

November 16, 2017

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The bust of John Dewey will officially be moved from the English office to the Pritzker Traubert Family High School Library, and through requests, will be able to move to a new place in the school for a minimum of one week. The...

Clubs unite to respond to international crises

Katerina Lopez, Midway Reporter

October 12, 2017

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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

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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...

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