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Learning by doing has guided the efforts of the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools since Professor John Dewey first began testing his educational theories in 1896. Beginning with a handful of children and growing to over 1770 students Lab has earned a well-deserved international reputation for excellence. More

Lab News

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    Lab Arts and Health Fair in photos

    Posted Apr 16 2015

    Visit the Laboratory Schools’ Flickr site to see photos from Lab Arts and the Schools’ first-ever Health Fair.

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    LabArts 2015, April 10–12, Upper Kovler Gym

    Posted Apr 01 2015

    Don't miss this amazing school-wide event, the fourth annual celebration of visual and performing arts at Lab. Enjoy the gallery presentation of more than 500 individual pieces of visual art, illustrating the scope and sequence of the Fine Arts program at Lab.

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    New venue, new format, same great event

    Posted Mar 11 2015

    On Saturday, March 7, more than 750 people celebrated Lab at an all-new Connections. Lab’s annual gala fundraiser, held for the first time at Morgan Manufacturing, raised more than $400,000 for student financial aid.

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    Operation Migration honors second grade crane-iacs

    Posted Mar 04 2015

    The little Labbies are featured on the Operation Migration website in honor of their big fundraising work to help save cranes.

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    Writer Graham Moore, ’99, wins an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Imitation Game.

    Posted Feb 23 2015

    Not only did he receive recognition for his creative talent, Forbes, The Huffington Post, and others called out his acceptance speech as one of the highlights of this year’s Oscar event.

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Upcoming Calendar

Sunday, April 26

MS Spring Musical

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Monday, April 27

6th Grade at Camp Maclean

Thru 5/1/2015
Tuesday, April 28

8th Grade in Washington DC

Thru 5/1/2015

Senior Parents: College Transition Program

I-House Home Room 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Thursday, April 30

HS Band Spring Tour Begins

Cleveland, Ohio

Lab E-News Day

2nd to 3rd Grade Transition Meeting

Cafe Lab 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Friday, May 1

7th Grade Roller Skating Party

Fleetwood Roller Rink - 7231 W Archer Ave, Summit, IL 60501 2:45pm - 6:30pm Visit this Link
Saturday, May 2

SAT Testing

Monday, May 4

AP Exams

Thru 5/15/2015

PA Board Meeting

ESH Lobby 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, May 5

7th to 8th Grade Transition Night

Cafe Lab 6:00pm - 7:00pm

5th Grade Orchestra and General Music Concert

Cafe Lab 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Wednesday, May 6

Parent to Parent

JD204 8:00am - 9:00am
Thursday, May 7

Community Learning Appreciation Brunch

Ida Noyes Cloister Club 10:10am - 11:00am