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Lab News

Whether on or beyond campus, The Lab School of Washington is changing lives.

Below, you will find:

  1. News about The Lab School — from how, since its inception in 1967, it has been a thought leader in the field of learning differences education to research studies around neurodiversity and Lab's pioneering arts-centered method of teaching — published in various local and national media platforms.
  2. Below "In the News," you can also read about the wonderful happenings on both our campuses.

Dig in. It's exciting stuff.

Review: AN UNBUILT LIFE at Washington Stage Guild
April 18, 2024
Lab Alum Maya Kohn '23 contributed an AI generated painting created during her Senior Thesis

DC museum uses power of science to dispel myths about dyslexia
October 16, 2023
Features an interview with Lab Head of School Kim Wargo

Appreciating Our Teachers: A Q&A with Educators in the DMV
May 17, 2023
Features an interview with Lab teacher Sara Hawkins

Dealing with pet loss: How to help a grieving pet parent
The Washington Post
January 31, 2023
Features Lab psychotherapist Jessica Kwerel

Opinion: When will we stop failing our students?
The Washington Post
April 12, 2022

Evaluating Private Elementary Schools in Washington, D.C.
U.S. News
February 2, 2022

Reston local spends his time outside of school volunteering
Fairfax County Times
December 22, 2021

The State of Private High Schools in Washington, D.C.
U.S. News
November 19, 2021 

Learning Differences: Virtual School Option
Relocate Global
November 17, 2021

Looking at Private Middle Schools in Washington, D.C.
November 3, 2021

Local high school student's haunted house gives back to the community
October 29, 2021

Stars Who Are Dyslexic
Nicki Swift
December 16, 2020

Successes and Challenges in Distance Learning
August 5, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Adult ADHD
NeuroBehavioral Associates
January 14, 2020

The Lab School of Washington's 35th Annual Awards Gala
The Scene
November 18, 2019

Lab School Gala
Washington Life Magazine
September 3, 2019

Richard Ford Receives Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction at 2019 National Book Festival
Library of Congress
Aug 31, 2019

Moving the mind: Pairing science with dance advances learning
May 1, 2018

Rockville Lights the Night in its Fight Against Cancer
The Sentinel
October 19, 2017

Addicted? Our teens can't live without their phones—and the consequences are troubling.
Bethesda Magazine
September-October 2017
The right to read: My dyslexic daughter got the help she needed. All kids should.
The Washington Post
September 28, 2017

The Lab School of Washington's Annual Awards Gala
Washington Life
September 2017

David Arquette talks Lab School of Washington honor, DWTS and sister Alexis
November 17, 2016 

Learning from Learning Differences: Moving from Trends to Substance
Work Design Magazine
October 26, 2016

Learning from Learning Differences: Lessons from The Lab School of Washington
Work Design Magazine
September 29, 2016

Learning Differences and What They Mean for Workplace Strategy
Work Design Magazine
September 9, 2016
The Lab School of Washington - Citation of Excellence 2016 Award
Learning by Design
Fall 2016

Teacher experiences unique art opportunity
The Advocate
April 27, 2016

CHHS art teacher among 40 selected for Power of Art Conference
Shelby County Reporter
March 21, 2016

Celebrating The Lab School (video) 
NBC 4 Washington - Eun Yang 
November 2015 

Making magic occur at children’s summer camp 
The Royal Gazette 
November 19. 2015
Justin Theroux
The Georgetown Dish
November 18, 2015

5 Minutes With Justin Theroux 
The Washington Post
November 16, 2015

Justin Theroux gets hands-on during a Thursday visit to The Lab School 
November 13, 2015

Justin Theroux Spends Time with Young Students at Lab School
Just Jared
November 12, 2015 

Actor Justin Theroux to Be Honored at DC Gala
Georgetown Patch
November 10, 2015 

Watch D.C.’s first brick-laying robot in action (Video)
Washington Business Journal
Aug 27, 2015

Capital Gains for Young Students in US Trip
The Royal Gazette
July 21, 2015 

On the Scene - 30th Anniversary Gala

Modern Luxury Magazine
January 2015

The Lab School's 30th Anniversary Gala
Capitol File
December 2014

The Lab School Goes 'Dancing' to Honor Differences
K St. Magazine
December 1, 2014

Last Night's Parties: Karina Smirnoff Attends The Lab School's 30th Anniversary Gala, & More!
Guest of a Guest
November 2014

12-year-old Nationals Fan (and Lab Student) Remembers Game Scores by Date
October 9, 2014

Lab Celebrates Upcoming New Building
The Georgetown Dish
October 8, 2014

Emergency Bill Allows Lab School Students to Play for Wilson Football
NBC Washington
September 23, 2014

Boehner Gives Tearful Speech at School Gala: DC Scene
November 15, 2013

Lofty Goals
Washingtonian Magazine
June 2013

Managing Your Child's Screen Time
The Washington Post Magazine
January 6, 2013

World Record Attempt Starts at Lab School
The Northwest Current
May 16, 2012

iPads Especially Helpful for Special-Needs Students
The Washington Post
April 18, 2012

Jr. High Students Win 3rd Place in C-SPAN'S 2012 Nationwide StudentCam Competition for their video
Due Process in the Digital Age
March 7, 2012

27th Annual Lab School Awards Gala
The Hill
November 15, 2011

Lacrosse star Paul Rabil, writer Philip Schultz advocate for learning disabled
The Washington Post
November 13, 2011

Lacrosse Star Paul Rabil Speaks about Lab School
The Tony Kornheiser Show
November 8, 2011

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