• Flashback Friday - Mystery Mascots

    By Sarah Eastman on January 22, 2021
    2 Comments Here's a fun Flashback Friday!

    Can you guess which year these students took their turn inside the Panther mascot costume?

    Can you name the students?


  • I knew I wanted teaching as my profession

    By Joan Duea on June 13, 2013
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    My first experience at Price Laboratory School took place when I was assigned to Ms. Gillouly’s first grade for a participation experience during the end of my sophomore year at Iowa State Teachers College.  I couldn’t believe how different this classroom wa...

  • I have always been a Little Panther

    By Natalie Kettner on June 13, 2013
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    I have always been a Little Panther.  Because my father was a NUHS football coach and math teacher, my family began taking me to football games, concerts and proms dressed in orange and black apparel before I could walk.  There is, in fact, no building in which I s...

  • The Feeling We Could Do Anything

    By Barbara Severin Lounsberry on June 13, 2013
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    I am the second of three generations of Laboratory School graduates.  My father graduated from the Lab School during the Roaring Twenties—when the school was at Sabin Hall on campus.  I went to nursery school and kindergarten in about 1950 when those fine cla...

  • The many positive memories

    By Beverly Ewald Riess on June 13, 2013
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    I taught at Price Lab School from the fall of 1975 through December, 1978.

    The many positive memories of the time in Unit III will be with me forever.  The students were so eager to learn and such joys to work with each year.  The days were energizi...

  • Malcolm Price Laboratory School during 1954-55

    By Len & Gail Froyen on June 13, 2013
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    College students, social science instructor, student teacher, guidance counselor, librarian parents of students, and parents of tennis coach--the association of Dr. Len and Gail Annable Froyen with the Lab School was long and varied.  It began in 1953 during the constru...

  • Long live the traditions and memories of NU High!

    By Gary Kroeger on June 13, 2013
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    I can remember my first day at the new school as if it were only a few years ago.  In point of fact it was 49 years ago, and my parents had just moved into the Price Lab school district because they wanted their children to get the education that a laboratory school wit...


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