Parents' Association

News & Announcements

  • Join the PA Nominations Committee

    Posted January 29, 2015

    The Nominations Committee of the Parents' Association will be starting the nominations process for new Board members for the 2015-2016 school year. The Committee's work will begin soon and be completed around the end of the current school year. Any parents interested in serving on this Standing Committee, please email Mariana Ingersoll or call 773-551-5036.

  • LS Cheer Rallies — January 30 & February 3, Sunny Gym

    Posted January 21, 2015

    Show your school spirit and join your LS friends and families to cheer for the middle school basketball teams on January 30 (Seventh Grade Boys, 4 p.m.; Eighth Grade Boys, 5 p.m.) and February 3 (Seventh Grade Girls, 4 p.m.; Eighth Grade Girls, 5 p.m.) in Sunny Gym.

  • PA speaker series, William Deresiewicz, February 4, 7 p.m., ESH Lobby

    Posted January 21, 2015

    William Deresiewicz, author of Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life will present at the February 4 Parents’ Association meeting. Copies of Excellent Sheep will be for sale at the January PA meeting for $20. If you would like a copy prior to the January meeting , you can also purchase one in the Learning & Counseling offices. Contact Christie Henry or Lauren Collins with questions.

  • Lab Talks: Post-Lecture and Book Discussion with Counselors — Tuesday, February 10, 2015 8:30-9:30 a.m., and 6-7 p.m., Blaine S215

    Posted January 21, 2015

    Join Lower School Counselors, Cathy Gruber, LCPC and Melissa Steger, LCSW, in the second of a series of conversations about parenting, kids, families and education. This discussion will debrief the February 4 lecture at ESH by William Deresiewitz, author of Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life. Questions and to RSVP, email Ms. Steger or Ms. Gruber.

  • Multilingual Parents Group Meeting — Monday, February 16, 6-7 p.m., Blaine S113

    Posted January 21, 2015

    Lab recently conducted a Heritage Language Survey. Come hear about the results of this survey, discuss the idea of language lunches, and strategize about other ways we can support one another in maintaining home languages. The meeting will be held in Blaine S113 (next to the nurse's office).

    If you have any questions about the group or want to be added to the multilingual parents email list, contact Dorothy Pytel.

Calling All Parents

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Mark your calendars for these other opportunities to get involved with activities and conversations at Lab:

PA Calendar

Fri. 01/30

MS Spirit Game - Boys Basketball

4:00 PM - 6:00 PMSunny Gym
Tue. 02/03

MS Spirit Game - Girls Basketball

4:00 PM - 6:00 PMSunny Gym
Wed. 02/04

PA Speaker Series: William Deresiewitz

7:00 PM - 9:00 PMESH Lobby
Mon. 02/16

Multilingual Parents Group Meeting

6:00 PM - 7:00 PMBlaine S113
Mon. 03/02

PA Meeting

7:00 PM - 8:00 PMESH Lobby
Mon. 04/06

PA Meeting - Speaker Series: TBD

7:00 PM - 8:00 PMESH Lobby
Mon. 05/04

PA Meeting

7:00 PM - 8:00 PMESH Lobby
Fri. 05/15

Rites of May

Sat. 05/16

Rites of May

Mon. 06/08

PA Meeting

7:00 PM - 8:00 PMESH Lobby


November 11, 2013 
Angela Duckworth on "True Grit: Why Effort is As Important As Talent"
From the Parents' Association speaker series.

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