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On Saturday, February 27, 9 a.m. to noon, Lab will host this event for teachers, staff, and administrators of color who are interested in careers at independent schools. Nearly 20 other independent schools will be represented along with co-sponsors, Francis W. Parker and Latin schools. More information and registration is online.
See page 120 of the digital edition found online here.
The University’s annual MLK Celebration events will include three members of the UChicago community being presented with Diversity Leadership Awards.
The construction fence is gone and the lilacs are back!
Astrophysicist and MacArthur “genius” Andrea Ghez is quoted in the NYT on, How MacArthur Geniuses Handle Their Money Windfalls. She is one of four people associated with Lab who have won this prestigious award. She is joined by former teacher Vivian Paley who won in 1986 and two (yes two) members of the class of 1969: musician George E. Lewis won in 2002 and and geriatrician Dr. Diane Meier won the same year as Ms. Ghez, 2008.
As part of the University of Chicago’s expanding partnership with Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, a dozen U-Highers, accompanied by Lab science teachers and staff, spent a week getting their hands wet.
Last spring High School Spanish students wrote sentences and found images that related to their hopes and fears about pollution or possible ways of helping the environment. They collaged them into profile images of themselves to reflect the very personal nature of their expressions.
Our goal is to support your effort to find a school that fits your child’s and family’s needs. Like many independent schools, Lab’s admission process, and especially the number of available openings, varies by grade level, and from year to year. Learn more about Lab’s admission process on our website.