• Monday Memory - Mystery Solved!

    Posted: Nov 13, 2017
    Our Monday post for this week is the answer to Friday's mystery post.

    How many did you get right?

    According to the 1998 yearbook caption for this photo, our NU swimmers are freshman Erin McElligatt, Courtney Gilliam, and Betsy Driscoll on the left with seniors Emily Lieder and Beth Koch on the right.

    You can read the entire 1998 yearbook by following the link from our
    MPLS Annuals page.

    And don't forget to

    We'd love to hear from you!
  • Monday Memory - "The NUHS Pool"

    Posted: Oct 30, 2017
    Swimming pools and ... canoes?

    According to this memory from Ann Becker, it was true at least once!

    In "The NUHS Pool", Ann shares about spending time in the pool outside of regular school hours and the added adventure of being sure they'd get "caught".

    Were you one of the PLS students that learned to swim in this pool? 
    What are some of your favorite memories?

  • Monday Memory - A 1st Amendment School

    Posted: Oct 16, 2017
    In 2005, Malcolm Price Laboratory School was one of 5 schools nationwide that were selected to receive the First Amendment Project Schools Award, joining 16 other schools that had been previously selected.

    First Amendment Schools (FAS) is a national reform initiative that is dedicated to the teaching and practice of the rights and responsibilities of freedom of speech, freedom of press, freedom of religion, freedom to petition, and freedom to assemble.  First Amendment Schools are shaped by four guiding principles: democratic freedom, rights and responsibilities, community engagement, and active citizenship.

    You can read more about First Amendment Schools and the Lab School's award on our website: First Amendment Schools

  • Monday Memory - Long Live the Traditions and Memories of NU HIgh!

    Posted: Oct 02, 2017
    Our featured memory for this Monday comes from Gary Kroeger. Gary, a member of the class of 1975, shared his memories with us through our website on June 13, 2013. 

    Gary remembers vividly his first day at Price Lab and the lasting lessons he learned there.

    You can read Gary's entire post here: Long Live the Traditions and Memories of NU HIgh!

    We need to hear from you!

    Memories like Gary's are so important for helping us grow our website and piece together a comprehensive history of the laboratory schools at the University of Northern Iowa.

    We hope you'll take a few moments to send us your stories.
  • Monday Memory - "The Faculty Pen"

    Posted: Sep 18, 2017
    Our memory this Monday comes from the February 19th, 1960 edition of the "College Eye".

    In a column entitled "The Faculty Pen", Dr. Dwight K. Curtis writes about the work Price Laboratory School is doing to advance teacher education and an effort to ensure that the needs of both the teachers college and the lab school pupils were being fully met.

    You can read the full article at the UNIindex site: "The College Eye"

    Dr. Dwight K. Curtis

  • Featured Memory - More Than Music

    Posted: Sep 05, 2017
    Hope everyone had a wonderful Labor Day weekend!

    Our featured memory for this week is a brand new one. Submitted just a week ago, this memory from Eric Nielsen, class of 1983, talks about his enduring friendship with Les Hale and the many wonderful accomplishments and experiences he was able to enjoy because of "Doc".

    You can read Eric's full memory here: More Than Music

    Memories like Eric's and like yours are crucial for our goal of preserving the history of UNI's laboratory schools. Won't you share some of your memories with us today?

    Please visit  and tell us about your experiences at the lab school. We'd love to hear from you!

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