Lab News

  • 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.

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

    Posted February 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.

  • More than 110 Labbies participate in UChicago MLK Day of Service partnership

    Posted January 22, 2015

    In partnership with the University Community Service Center, hundreds of volunteers served at more than 20 community organizations on January 17, 2015 in honor of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.