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

    Posted Feb 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.

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    RSVP online: Connections 2015, Lab’s gala fundraiser, Saturday, March 7, 6 p.m.

    Posted Feb 04 2015

    The fun and fluid evening will feature open seating so guests can mingle more freely throughout the night. Enjoy a cocktail reception, a buffet dinner with great food stations, dancing, and a silent auction.

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

    Posted Jan 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.

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    Journalism teacher Wayne Brasler to retire after 50 years at Lab

    Posted Dec 04 2014

    If there such a thing as double emeritus status, it will have to go to journalism teacher Wayne Brasler who has announced his retirement, to begin on January 5, 2015.

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    Bookswap puts 10,000 books in new homes with Labbies and at Oliver Wendell Holmes Elementary School

    Posted Dec 04 2014

    Parent volunteers helped Lab collect and re-distribute more than 10,000 books, continuing Lab's Bookswap tradition of recycling books, promoting literacy among our youngest students, and sharing what we have with others.

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Upcoming Calendar

Thursday, February 26

S.E.T. Theatre Production

7:30pm - 9:00pm Thru 2/28/2015
Sunday, March 1

Lab School Afternoon Recital

Fulton Recital Hall 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Monday, March 2

PA Board Meeting

ESH Lobby 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, March 3

HS UChicago Spring Course Registration Meeting

UH103 8:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday, March 4

Parent to Parent

JD204 8:00am - 9:00am
Thursday, March 5

Lab E-News Day


*Holiday begins at sunset on the previous day.

MS/HS Chamber Music Concert

Performance Penthouse at the Logan Center 7:30pm - 9:00pm

MS/HS Chamber Music Concert

Performance Penthouse at the Logan Center 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Saturday, March 7

Last Day of Extended Day winter quarter Saturday Swim

HS Solo and Ensemble Contest

TBA 8:00am - 4:00pm

Connections 2015

Morgan Manufacturing, 401 N. Morgan, Chicago 6:00pm - 11:59pm
Sunday, March 8

HS Brass Ensemble with U of C Brass

Fulton Recital Hall 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Tuesday, March 10

5th grade Science conference

Cafe Lab

Primary School Sing for Students

Earl Shapiro Hall 9:30am - 10:00am
Wednesday, March 11

Freshman & Sophomore Parents: College Information Night

I-House Assembly 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Thursday, March 12

All-Schools Health Fair

Sunny/Kovler Athletic Complex 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday, March 13

Last Day of Extended Day winter quarter

MS Winter Rotation Classes End

Winter Quarter Ends