Lab News

  • Lab is now accepting applications for the 2016-17 academic year

    Posted August 25, 2015

    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.

  • Summer Lab brings together mix of campers, older students, young alumni, and adults

    Posted August 19, 2015

    The numbers tell an impressive story: A dozen young alumni, 53 current Lab students, and about 66 current Lab teachers worked with 1,000+ campers who hail from eight countries and seven states. See pictures here and on the Summer Lab website.

  • Summer Reading lists are here!

    Posted June 23, 2015

    Every summer, Lab librarians provide families with suggestions to keep kids and families immersed in great, age appropriate books over break. Please visit the Lim (grades N–2), Knes (grades 3–5), Middle (grades 6–8), and High School (grades 9–12) library websites for these suggestions. We hope your summer is filled with great adventures—real and imagined.

  • Lower School efforts reach Nepal

    Posted June 10, 2015

    Lab Lower Schoolers worked to raise funds and offer friendship to students whose schools suffered damage in the Nepal earthquakes.

  • The Horn Book Magazine publishes Lab librarian Lee McLain’s essay, “What Makes a Good Fractured Fairy Tale?”

    Posted May 28, 2015

    “Primary school–age children are ripe for enjoying literary parody, and fractured fairy tales are a great introduction,” writes ESH librarian Lee McLain. She goes on to discuss the concepts of parody, perspective, and context in her review that appears in the current issue of the Horn Book, a widely respected journal of children’s and young adult literature first published in 1924.

  • Lower Schoolers weave support for Nepalese quake survivors

    Posted May 19, 2015

    Concerned about the fate of surviving children and families following the Nepal earthquakes in April and May, Lower School children decided to act.

  • Lab Arts and Health Fair in photos

    Posted April 16, 2015

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

  • LabArts 2015, April 10–12, Upper Kovler Gym

    Posted April 1, 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.

  • New venue, new format, same great event

    Posted March 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.

  • Operation Migration honors second grade crane-iacs

    Posted March 4, 2015

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