School Life


2020 Strong commencement presentations on Spectrum OC16

Tune in to Spectrum OC16 to see a commencement presentation from the University Laboratory School Class of 2020. Our school’s airing is WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10 AT 8 :00 PM, Thursday, June 11 at 7:30 AM, 3:30 PM & 8:30 PM.  And, watch online at website following the TV airings. 

Class of 2020 Virtual Graduation Ceremony

  University Laboratory School Class of 2020 Virtual Graduation Ceremony May 22, 2020   5:30 p.m. Commencement Link: University Laboratory School Website

ULS Updates

4/21/2020 Aloha Parents/Guardians, I hope you and your family are safe and healthy.  Thank you so much for your patience and understanding as we have been adjusting, like you, to the drastic changes in life during the last few weeks. I am extremely appreciative of our students, parents, teachers, staff, 

April 5, 2020 Aloha ULS Parents/Guardians, We hope that students have had a fruitful week working on all the different enrichment learning activities provided by teachers. This past week really was a time for students, teachers and parents to start to transition to distance learning, the new way of learning 

Extended school closure through April 30, 2020

3/25/2020 Aloha ULS Parents/Guardians, This communication is to update you on HIDOE Superintendent Kishimoto’s recent announcement concerning continued school closure through April 30, 2020. The link to the parent letter provides you with the HIDOE plan as well as resource links to enrichment learning opportunities. ULS will be following the 

ULS Update for March 30-April 3, 2020

ULS Update for March 30-April 3, 2020 Aloha ULS Parents/Guardians, We would like to provide you with an update concerning our education plan for the school closure period from March 30 to April 3 for all ULS students. By March 30th, enrichment resources and activities will be posted to our 

Suspension of ILH Scheduled Athletic Events, Games, Matches & Meets

March 13, 2020- The Interscholastic League of Honolulu (ILH) and Oahu Interscholastic Association (OIA) released a statement today cancelling all games and practices from March 16 to April 13 statewide. Updated March 23, 2020- In response to Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s emergency order yesterday requiring everyone except essential workers to 

Extension of school closure

March 19, 2020 The Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) public schools and charter schools will close its offices except for essential functions effective Thursday, March 19. All schools will close March 30 following the extension of spring break. Students are anticipated to return to school on Tuesday, April 7. 

ULS Elementary Parent-Teacher Conferences- canceled

March 18, 2020 Aloha ULS Elementary Parents/Guardians, Due to the extended spring break, ULS will be canceling all parent-teacher conferences that were scheduled for the week of March 23-27, 2020. Teachers will be able to provide a detailed PowerSchool update with teacher comments as to your child’s progress on the 

ULS Spring Banquet – Canceled

March 18, 2020 Aloha ULS Parents/Guardians and High School Students, Based on the recent guidelines set forth by state officials and supported by the Department of Health and the Department of Education, all public and charter schools have begun to cancel large events of over 50 people effective March 16 until 

Spring Break extension

March 15, 2020- The Hawai‘i State Department of Education is extending its spring break through March 27 for all public and charter schools. Normal school operations for all schools are expected to resume Monday, March 30. A letter to faculty, staff, parents and guardians is linked below. For more details, 

Zone 1 Parking Lot Closed During Spring Break

As a reminder, the Zone 1 Parking Lot will be closed starting 4:00p.m. March 13th, 2020 through Sunday, March 22, 2020 due to the paving project.


Congratulations Class of 2020!

Congratulations to the Class of 2020 on all your achievements! We welcome our newest ULS Alumni, the 70th Graduating Class of the University Laboratory School & wish you nothing but the best on your future endeavors! Please click below to watch their Virtual Graduation Ceremony:

2020 Islander Scholar Award

Congratulations to Kaua R. who has been selected to represent the University Laboratory School as our 2020 Islander Scholar. The Islander Scholars program honors public high school juniors who exemplify the values that make Hawaiʻi unique. The program connects a select group of students to each other, forming a cohort 

Mahalo- 2020 ULS Foundation Fun Fair


2020 Oahu Girls’ Summit

On February 20, a group of ULS students attended the Girl's Summit 2020 hosted by the Patsy T. Mink Center for Business and Leadership. At the summit, students had the opportunity to attend workshops centered on the empowerment of young women to become leaders and stewards of their community. Our 

Middle School Speech Team

On Saturday February 22, our Middle School Speech Team competed in the ‘Iolani Middle School Speech Tournament. All of our students did an excellent job representing ULS and earned several recognitions in their perspective speech categories. The team proudly earned a trophy for placing second overall in the tournament. Congratulations 

Bukkyo University Visitation

Pre-service elementary English language students from Bukkyo University in Kyoto, Japan visited our elementary and sixth grade classes on Thursday, February 20. After the visit, the group had an opportunity to talk with our elementary teachers and counselors to learn more about our unique academic program and learning environment at