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    Jennifer Xue, ’14, published by The Concord Review

    Posted Oct 27 2014

    The Concord Review selected a research paper on Eli Whitney, the inventor of the cotton gin, written by Jennifer Xue, ’14, for inclusion in the Fall 2014 issue.

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    Seniors Rajan Aggarwal and Justin Whitehouse named Siemens semifinalists

    Posted Oct 22 2014

    Rajan Aggarwal and Justin Whitehouse have both been named semifinalists in this year’s Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation’s premier science research competition for high school students. Both students participated last summer in Lab’s Science Summer Link Program.

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  • U-High Midway earns National Scholastic Press All American rating for 49th time

    Posted Sep 24 2014

    For the 49th consecutive year the Midway has received the All American rating from the National Scholastic Press Association.

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    “WeatherBug” program places third-grader on WGN-TV’s Friday Forecast

    Posted Sep 24 2014

    Daisy Coleman joined meteorologist Paul Konrad on WGN as part of the TV station’s Friday Forecaster program that promotes weather education in schools. See the segment online.

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    Lab welcomes new faculty and staff, as well as employees in new roles

    Posted Sep 10 2014
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Upcoming Calendar

Tuesday, October 21

Sign-up for Parent/Teacher Conferences

High School Office 8:00am - 4:00pm Thru 11/4/2014
Thursday, October 30

HS Fall Theatre Production

7:30pm - 9:30pm Thru 11/1/2014
Friday, October 31

MS Fall Quarter Ends (8 Weeks)

Sunday, November 2

HS Admissions Open House

12:00pm - 4:00pm
Monday, November 3

Meet and Greet with ESH Principals

Earl Shapiro Hall, Main Lobby
Tuesday, November 4

Lab Talks: Life with Lower School students: Balancing the Schedule

Blaine S221 8:30am - 9:30am

Lab Talks: Life with Lower School students: Balancing the Schedule

Blaine S221 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Wednesday, November 5

8th Grade Fall Interim Reports Available

Parent to Parent

JD204 8:00am - 9:00am
Thursday, November 6

8th Grade Conferences: 6th and 7th Grade Classes

Lab E-News Day

HS Parent-Teacher Conferences (NO CLASSES FOR HS STUDENTS)

Upper Kovler 10:00am - 7:00pm
Friday, November 7

Extended Day closed

Faculty Professional Development Day--No School

Saturday, November 8

SAT Testing

MS ILMEA Festival

Lockport Township HS, Lockport, IL 8:00am - 4:00pm
Monday, November 10

6th & 7th Grade Fall Interim Reports Available

Bookswap collections

Blaine classrooms Thru 11/12/2014
Tuesday, November 11

Author visit: Jordan Sonnenblick

9:00am - 2:35pm