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  • 11:00 Dismissal on  Wednesday, No School on Thursday & Friday Thanksgiving Day Holiday
    11:00 Dismissal on Wednesday, No School on Thursday & Friday
  •  5/6 Academy Fundraiser/Service Project Donate loose change for Animal Shelter
    5/6 Academy Fundraiser/Service Project
  •  Form and fee due December 5th, Classes begin January 8th Sign up for JAM (Junior Appalachian Musicians) by December 5th
    Form and fee due December 5th, Classes begin January 8th
  •  Thursday, December 4th, 7:00 p.m., Gym Holiday/December Concert
    Thursday, December 4th, 7:00 p.m., Gym
  •  MS Girls Basketball Fundraiser Beautiful Poinsettias!
    MS Girls Basketball Fundraiser
  •  Key Club Fundraiser/Service Project Support Threads of Hope
    Key Club Fundraiser/Service Project
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iconOPEN ....  University School will be OPEN on Wednesday, November 26th, on the early dismissal schedule.  School will be dismissed at 11:00 a.m.

 
November 26   1/2 Day of School - 11:00 a.m. dismissal  

November 27   No School - Thanksgiving Holiday   

November 28   No School - Thanksgiving Holiday   

 

 

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December  1   Beta Club , Media Center, 3:00 to 4:00
December  1   Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 to 4:15 
December  1  Buc Boosters , School Cafeteria, 6:00 p.m.
December  1  MS Girls Basketball , @Carver vs Lamar, JV 4:30, V 6:00
December  1  MS Boys Basketball , @Carver vs Lamar, JV 5:15, V 7:00


December  2  MS Girls Basketball , @Carver vs Keenburg, V 6:00
December  2  MS Boys Basketball , @Carver vs Keenburg, V 7:00
December  2  HS Basketball, Boys , Girls , @North Greene, 5; 6:30; 8


December  3  Orders due, Girls' MS Basketball,   Red Poinsettias
December  3  Chess Club , Media Center, 3:30 to 5:00

December  4  Choruses and Instrumental Ensembles December Concert, 7:00 p.m.


December  5  JAM (Junior Appalachian Musicians) Registration Form & Fee due
December  5   French Club , Room 217, after school
December  5   Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 to 4:15
December  5  HS Basketball, Boys , Girls , @South Greene, 5; 6:30; 8
 

December  8   Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 to 4:15
December  8   Foundation meeting, Media Center, 4:00 p.m.
December  8  MS Girls Basketball , @Fall Branch, JV 4:30, V 6:00
December  8  MS Boys Basketball , @Fall Branch, JV 5:15, V 7:00

December  9  HS Mid-term Exams, Schedule , 7th Period Exam, 1:05 - 3:00
December  9  Poinsettias pickup, Girls' MS Basketball,   Cafeteria, 3:00 - 4:00
December  9  HS Basketball, Boys , Girls , vs Unaka, 5; 6:30; 8 


December 10  HS Mid-term Exams, Schedule , 1st Period Exam, 8:00 - 10:00
December 10  HS Mid-term Exams, Schedule , 2nd Period Exam,10:35 - 12:30
December 10  Chess Club , Media Center, 3:30 to 5:00


December 11  HS Mid-term Exams, Schedule , 3rd Period Exam, 8:00 - 10:00
December 11  HS Mid-term Exams, Schedule , 4th Period Exam,10:35 - 12:30
December 11  Green Club , Room 128, 3:15 p.m.
December 11  MS Girls Basketball , @Carver vs Holston Valley, JV 4:30, V 6:00
December 11  MS Boys Basketball , @Carver vs Holston Valley, JV 5:15, V 7:00


December 12  HS Mid-term Exams, Schedule , 6th Period Exam,9:05 - 11:00
December 12   1/2 Day of School - 11:00 a.m. dismissal  
December 12  HS Basketball, Boys , Girls , @Kachea (@CH Baptist Church), 5; 6:30; 8

December  13  -  January  5  No School -  Winter Break


Break  December 13-18  MS Girls Basketball , Christmas Tournament, @Daniel Boone High School
Break  December 13-18  MS Boys Basketball , Christmas Tournament, @Daniel Boone High School


Break  December 15     No School - Faculty Administrative Day  


Break  December 16  HS Basketball, Boys , Girls , vs Sullivan Central, 5; 6:30; 8

Break 
December 17-20  HS Basketball, Boys , Boys @ Virginia High Tourney


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 December 18  MS Girls Basketball , @Carver vs West View, JV 4:30, V 6:00
Break  December 18  MS Boys Basketball , @Carver vs West View, JV 5:15, V 7:00 


Break  December 26-30  HS Basketball Girls , Girls @ JC Honda Invitational (@Boone)

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Break  January  2  HS Basketball, Boys , Girls , vs Hampton, 5; 6:30; 8

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January  5  MS Girls Basketball , @South Central, JV 4:30, V 6:00
Break  January  5   MS Boys Basketball , @South Central, JV 5:15, V 7:00

Break  January  5     No School - Faculty In-Service Day   

December  15  -  January  5  No School -  Winter Break

 

January  6  First Day of School after Winter Break
January  6  MS Girls Basketball, @Carver vs Mary Hughes, JV 4:30, V 6:00
January  6  MS Boys Basketball , @Carver vs Mary Hughes, JV 5:15, V 7:00
January  6  HS Basketball, Boys , Girls , @Tri-Cities Christian, 4:30; 6; 7:30


January  7  Chess Club , Media Center, 3:30 to 5:00


January  8  JAM ( Junior Appalachian Musicians) Classes begin
January  8  Yoga Club , Room 217, 3:15 to 4:30
January  8  Green Club , Room 128, 3:15 p.m.
January  8  MS Girls Basketball, @Lamar, JV 4:30, V 6:00
January  8  MS Boys Basketball , @Lamar, JV 5:15, V 7:00
January  8  HS Basketball, Boys , Girls , vs Happy Valley, 5; 6:30; 8


January  9  Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 to 4:15
January  9  HS Basketball, Boys , Girls , @Cloudland, 5; 6:30; 8 


January 12  Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 to 4:15
January 12   Foundation meeting, Media Center, 4:00 p.m.
January 12  HS Basketball, Boys , Girls , @Sullivan North, 5; 6:30; 8


January 13  MS Girls Basketball, @Carver vs Fall Branch, JV 4:30, V 6:00
January 13  MS Boys Basketball , @Carver vs Fall Branch, JV 5:15, V 7:00
January 13  HS Basketball, Boys , Girls , vs Kachea, 5; 6:30; 8


January 14  Chess Club , Media Center, 3:30 to 5:00


January 15  Yoga Club , Room 217, 3:15 to 4:30 


January 16  Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 to 4:15
January 16  HS Basketball, Boys , Girls , @Providence, 5; 6:30; 8


January  19   No School - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday  


January 20  HS Basketball, Boys , Girls , vs Cloudland, 5; 6:30; 8


January 21  Chess Club , Media Center, 3:30 to 5:00


January 22  Yoga Club , Room 217, 3:15 to 4:30 


January 23  Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 to 4:15
January 23  HS Basketball, Boys , Girls , @Hampton, 5; 6:30; 8 


January 26  Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 to 4:15


January 27  HS Basketball, Boys , Girls , vs North Greene, 5; 6:30; 8


January 28  Chess Club , Media Center, 3:30 to 5:00


January 29  Yoga Club , Room 217, 3:15 to 4:30


January 30 
No School - Faculty Professional Development Day
   

January 30  HS Basketball, Boys , Girls , vs South Greene (No JV Boys), 5; 6:30; 8
 

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Announcements
  • banner iconOPEN ....  University School will be OPEN on Wednesday, November 26th, on the early dismissal schedule.  School will be dismissed at 11:00 a.m. 


  • 11:00 Dismissal on  Wednesday, No School on Thursday & FridayThanksgiving Holiday:  School will be dismissed early, at 11:00 a.m., on Wednesday, November 26th (The High School will follow a regular schedule until 11:00 a.m.).  There will be No School on Thursday and Friday, November 27th and 28th, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day Holiday




  • It's time to sign up for JAM (Junior Appalachian Musicians) for the third nine weeks! In order to register, please fill out the Form, and return with tuition NO LATER than December 5th (information is on Registration Form ). Thank you for your interest, and we are excited for another nine weeks of young musicians participating in Appalachian Music!   JAM Webpage


  • The 5/6 Academy SGA (Student Government Association) is sponsoring a Penny Wars contest to raise money for the local animal shelter.  K-2 won’t be participating in the war part, but we are still participating in a class collection and hope to give a generous donation to benefit the animals.  Please consider allowing your child to contribute some pocket change to the jar daily.  Thank you! 



  • All East Honors Choruses:  Congratulations to Cassie Brooks, Ally Powell and Katie Powell for being selected to The Tennessee All State Choruses for the 3rd year in a row!  Also, Ally and Katie won the award for highest audition scores for an unprecedented 2nd year in a row!  Very impressive performances by all three of these singers!!!!!! 



  • Book Fair! The Scholastic Book Fair will be extended through Tuesday, November 25th!!!!  Ms. Knight has reordered the spy pens, the phone and animal erasers.  They will arrive next week.  An announcement will be made when they arrive!




  • Drama Club:  The Drama Club will be having a 20 minute meeting on Tuesday, November 25th, to plan a group trip to see White Christmas the Musical , at Johnson City Community Theatre.  We will be meeting at 3:10 p.m., in Dr. Borden's room



  • Beta Club:  The Beta Club will have a short meeting on Tuesday, November 25th, in the Library, at 3:05 p.m.



  • Any student in grades 9-11 who may be interested in attending a Military Academy for college is invited to an informational meeting on Tuesday, November 25th, at 5:00 p.m., at Mayfair Methodist Church in Kingsport, located on Centre Street.  A current cadet from West Point and Lt. Col. (retired) Rusty Wilkerson will present.  Parents welcome.  See Ms. Shaw for more information




  • Holiday Concert:  Make plans now to attend the University School annual Holiday/December concert .  The US Singers, Middle School Chorus, Band and Orchestra will perform Thursday, December 4th, at 7:00 p.m., in the University School gym.  Come celebrate the season with many holiday favorites!  Admission is Free!



  • 8th Grade Superlatives:  Congratulations to the students who have won the 8th grade superlatives





  • CalendarCalendars:  Please note that the Academic Calendars for the 2015-2016 School Year and the 2016-2017 School Year have now been posted on our Academic Calendar Webpage

     

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    Attention Students & Teachers! Are you looking for that perfect handcrafted gift item for the Holidays?   Key Club members are selling bracelets, necklaces, bookmarks, key chains and other items made in the Philippines.  Look for us at lunch or see Ms. Squibb.  All proceeds to to charitable donations.

    Threads of Hope
    is a livelihood project initiated by Alex and Chris Kuhlow in March of 2003 to bring help and hope to families at risk in the Philippines.  See Key Club Webpage for complete details




  • pictureSupport Middle School Basketball while beautifying your surroundings!  The Girls' Middle School Basketball team is selling Red Poinsettias .  You may choose from 2 sizes. The 7.5 inch plant will have approximately 14-16 blooms and will sell for 18.00. The 10 inch plant will have approximately 20-23 blooms and will sell for 25.00. Sample plants are on display in the office.  All orders need to be prepaid and the order deadline is December 3rd. Checks can be made out to The Buc Boosters.  Poinsettias will be ready for pick up, from 3:00-4:00, on Tuesday, December 9th in the cafeteria. All plants must be picked up that day.  Please feel free to contact Jackie Broome with any questions at: jackieslemp@gmail.com Thanks!   Printable Order Form



  • Exam Schedule :  The High School Mid-term Exam Schedule has been posted on the High School webpage




  • icon There's still time to raise additional funds for our Middle School students!




  • Girls Inc will no longer provide after school care for University School effective January 1, 2015



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