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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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    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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    Director Robin Appleby shares thoughts for the start of school year

    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
Friday, October 24

Extended Day closed for grades N - 7

PS Parent Teacher Conferences - NO SCHOOL

Earl Shapiro Hall

8th Grade Science Trip

State Park, La Grange IL 8:00am - 2:35pm

LS Parent/Teacher Conferences - NO SCHOOL

Blaine classrooms 8:00am - 3:00pm

6th & 7th Grade Conferences - No 6th and 7th Grade Classes

8:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday, October 25

ACT Testing


Sunny Gym (Historic Campus) 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Monday, October 27

Connections 2015 kickoff meeting

Wednesday, October 29

LS Picture Retake Day

Blaine Hall

MS Picture Retakes

Thursday, October 30

Picture Retake Day for ESH

Earl Shapiro Hall

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