• MPLS GALLERY PAGES NOW ONLINE

    Posted: Sep 27, 2013
    The Gallery Pages for the MPLS History Website are now online.  THE GALLERY features a series of 100 images carefully selected to cover the many aspects of the history of MPLS. Reaching from 1883 through 2013, this series documents the contributions the Laboratory School made to the students who attended, to UNI teacher education students and to the professional development of classroom teachers throughout the state of Iowa, the nation and the world. For a more comprehensive and exhaustive visual history of Malcolm Price Laboratory School, please refer to the growing online digital collection of images related to Malcolm Price Laboratory School.
  • MISSING IN ACTION--MPLS Yearbooks and Annuals

    Posted: Sep 16, 2013
    Good News!  The MPLS Annuals and Yearbooks Page is up and linked to the Archives page.  This is the first of many pages that will be linked from the Archives page on the MPLS History Website. The scanning of the Yearbooks isn't complete yet but we are working on it. 

    However, several Annuals and Yearbooks are MISSING IN ACTION.  If you have or know of someone who has a yearbook to donate to the UNI Archives, please have them contact us. Just click on the "Contact" button on the MPLS History Website and let us know. 

    We are missing the following years:
    1918     1919     1920     1921     1922    1924-1936     1938     1939     1941     1943     1944     1946     1947     1949     1951     1960    

    UPDATE: Libby Aurand has donated the 1964 Yearbook.  Lynn Dykstra has copies of the 2012 annual to donate to the UNI Archives.  Two down and 24 to go! 

    We are looking forward to hearing from you!
  • Price Laboratory School History Facebook Page

    Posted: Jul 21, 2013
    On July 4, 2013, the Price Laboratory School History Facebook Page was officially created.  In the two and a half weeks the site has been up and running, it has in excess of 470 "likes" and the number of followers is growing by the day. 

    Dedicated to preserving the history and legacy of Price Laboratory School, the Facebook page provides another way for MPLS graduates, former faculty and interested others to stay connected and to communicate. 

    If you are not on Facebook, consider clicking on the icon on the bottom of the Malcolm Price Laboratory School History website and signing up.  Digital media is a wonderful way to stay connected. 
  • Camera, Action, Lights - Science and Me

    Posted: Jul 08, 2013
    Dr. Lyn Le Countryman, former MPLS Science Faculty member just published a reflective piece for the "Our Memories" section of the Price Lab School Website.  Titled, "Camera, Action, Lights - Science and Me," Dr. Countryman not only reflects on her years as a science teacher but also as a parent of MPLS students.  Read more...
  • MPLS Class of 1965 Facebook Page Created

    Posted: Jul 04, 2013
    In anticipation of their 50th class reunion, the MPLS Class of 1965 is now online at FacebookAll members of the class of 1965 and any other graduates of MPLS who are interested in participating in the celebration, please "like" the Facebook page and join the fun.  We will work on contact information first and then start planning for the big event, June 26-28, 2015.  Contact Barbara Lounsberry lounsberry@gmail.com or Lynn Nielsen Lynn.Nielsen@uni.edu for details.
  • 2013 MPLS Reunion Picnic Great Success

    Posted: Jun 30, 2013

    The Alumni and Friends of Price Laboratory School continued the annual tradition of an all-class summer reunion picnic on June 29, 2013, during the Sturgis Falls Celebration. Although the Malcolm Price Laboratory School building was in the process of being demolished, the Nielsen Fieldhouse remains standing and MPLS planners hope to continue to hold the picnic in the Field House for years to come. 

    In addition to the wonderful lunch, the camaraderie with classmates and renewal of long-time friendships, this year's reunion also featured the opening of the time capsule from the early 1950s that was sealed in the building's cornerstone for 60 years. 

    The program also included a brief presentation of the MPLS History Website. Alumni and former MPLS faculty were encouraged to register their own personal memories of MPLS.  Over the next years, the site will continue to grow and develop as more research is conducted and the expanding UNI archival collections related to MPLS are reviewed for inclusion in the site. 

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