U-High Midway

Alumnus’ basketball jersey to be retired

Abigail Slimmon, Assistant Editor

May 9, 2018

Basketball jersey number 32 will be retired in honor of Zeke Upshaw, a 2009 U-High graduate who died March 26. This will be the first-ever jersey to be retired. Mr. Upshaw had played for the boys basketball team all four years of high sc...

Graduation speaker is Debra Gittler: alumna, nonprofit founder

Ella Beiser, Reporter

May 9, 2018

Celebration, success and completion. 1998 U-High alumna Debra Gittler will be the featured speaker at graduation June 7. Student speakers will be Senior Class President Ayaan Asthana, Elizabeth Van Ha and Elizabeth Meyer. Ms. G...

Alumnus applies Lab-learned skills to free speech

Grace Zhang, Assistant Editor

May 8, 2018

For seniors, college is right around the corner. They step out into the real world, leaving Lab only in their memories, yet the skills acquired here will serve them in college and beyond. Steven Glick, who graduated from U-High in 2013 ...

More alumni, professionals will lead Artsfest workshops

Audrey Matze, Midway Reporter

February 8, 2018

Whether they plan to draw their classmates as Star Wars characters, make vivid protest posters or set up still-lifes of sweets and candy, U-High students eagerly wait for this year’s Artsfest, a day dedicated to teaching ar...

Alumna’s art show opens in Lab gallery

Natalie Glick, Deputy Editor

October 12, 2017

Amanda Williams, U-High Class of 1992, has a new show, “A Portrait of the Artist as her Friends, which is located in the Corvus Gallery located on the first floor of Gordon Parks Arts Hall. Ms. Williams recently had her first solo sho...

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