Parents' Association

News & Announcements

  • Nominations for 2015-2016 PA Board Positions »

    Posted February 23, 2015

    Nominations are being accepted through Friday, April 3, 2015. Complete the online form or download a PDF version to print and submit. Time commitments vary depending on the position, and unless otherwise noted, all positions are for two-year terms. See PA Job Descriptions for further explanations of the below listed PA Board positions and expected time commitments each entails. Please feel free to contact the PA with questions about the Parents' Association or the activities of the Board.

  • 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.

Calling All Parents

The PA needs your help! Volunteer now:

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

PA Calendar

Thu. 03/12

All-Schools Health Fair

6:00 PM - 8:00 PMSunny/Kovler Athletic Complex
Mon. 04/06

PA Meeting - Speaker Series with Sian Beilock

7:00 PM - 8:00 PMESH Lobby
Fri. 04/10

LabArts 2015

Upper Kovler Gym - Historic CampusThru: 4/12/2015
Mon. 05/04

PA Board Meeting

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

Rites of May

Sat. 05/16

Rites of May

Mon. 06/01

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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