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    Bud James elected to Illinois Track and Cross Country Coaches Association Hall of Fame

    Posted Nov 05 2014

    The announcement came one day after Lab hosted the first Annual Bud James Invitation Cross Country Race. Says Athletics Director Dave Ribbens, “This is a significant accomplishment. At minimum one has to have made 20 years of contributions to track and field. Bud made it his first time on the ballot.”

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    Lab Eid dinner commemorates the end of the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca

    Posted Nov 06 2014

    Nearly 200 parents, students, and teachers from all divisions gathered to celebrate the end of Hajj with a potluck dinner sponsored by the U-High Muslim Students Association, with help from the Parents’ Association and many volunteers.

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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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Upcoming Calendar

Saturday, November 22

HS ILMEA Festival

Lincoln-Way West HS, New Lenox, IL 8:00am - 4:00pm

MS Fall Play, "Ramona Quimby"

S 201 (Blaine/Middle School Theater) 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Sunday, November 23

MS Fall Play, "Ramona Quimby"

S 201 (Blaine/Middle School Theater) 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Tuesday, November 25

MS Fall Rotation Ends

No Extended Day special classes

Lobby Sing

Earl Shapiro Hall 8:00am - 8:30am
Wednesday, November 26

Thanksgiving Holiday--No School

Thru 11/28/2014
Saturday, November 29

No Extended Day Saturday swim

Monday, December 1

MS Winter Rotation Classes Begin

Holiday Toy Drive

Thru 12/12/2014

Extended Day winter quarter registration opens

9:00am Visit this Link

PA Meeting - Speaker Series: Ted Gonder

ESH Lobby 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday, December 2

Meet and Greet with ESH Principals

Earl Shapiro Hall, Main Lobby 8:30am - 9:30am

Bel Canto performance at Newport Condominiums

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Wednesday, December 3

Parent to Parent

JD204 8:00am - 9:00am
Thursday, December 4

Lab E-News Day

Middle School Interim Principal's Chat

S 120 (Home Economics Room) 7:30am - 8:30am

Student Diversity Leadership Conference

8:00am - 4:00am Thru 12/6/2014

Summer Writing and Literature Programs Informational Session

UH306 10:10am - 11:00am

Middle School Interim Prinicipal's Chat

S 120 (Home Economics Room) 5:30pm - 6:30pm