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  • Welcome to University School - Home of the Jr. Bucs! Develop. Challenge. Excel.
    Welcome to University School - Home of the Jr. Bucs!
  • Friday, April 18th No School on Good Friday
    Friday, April 18th
  • Nominations taken for May 19th election Foundation Executive Committee Candidates Needed
    Nominations taken for May 19th election
  • Tuesday, April 22nd Pictures! Class and Spring Sports Pictures!
    Tuesday, April 22nd
  • Jostens here on Tuesday, April 22nd Class Ring Orders taken on April 22nd
    Jostens here on Tuesday, April 22nd
  • Thursday, April 24th, 7:00 p.m. Promenade Concert
    Thursday, April 24th, 7:00 p.m.
  • Faculty Professional Development Day No School on Friday, April 25th
    Faculty Professional Development Day
  • HS Boys Basketball Fundraiser, April 26th, 8:00 - 11:00 Pancake Breakfast at Applebees!
    HS Boys Basketball Fundraiser, April 26th, 8:00 - 11:00
  • Saturday, April 26th, 8:00-12:00, Carnegie Hotel Lower Ballroom Prom Tickets On Sale Now!
    Saturday, April 26th, 8:00-12:00, Carnegie Hotel Lower Ballroom
  • Thursday, May 1st, 11:45-4:15 Sign up Today to Give Blood!
    Thursday, May 1st, 11:45-4:15
  • Friday, May 2nd; Pizza at 6:00, Music at 7:00 Musical Entertainment - Come to the Cabaret!
    Friday, May 2nd; Pizza at 6:00, Music at 7:00
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    University School Home Page

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Athletics

 

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Track!

Remember When? 
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picture Brownie Gentry is one of 50 high school students to win a set of the handsome "Aristocrat" World Book encyclopedia in a recent essay contest.      View Remember Pictures previously posted....  

 

April 17  Music Sharing Club , Room 304, 3:00 p.m.
April 17  Creative Writing Club , Library Computer Lab, 3:00 - 4:00
April 17  HS Girls Softball , @David Crockett, 5:00
April 17  HS Boys Baseball , vs. Sullivan North (Thomas Stadium), 5:00
April 17  HS Boys Soccer , vs. SHHS, Civitan, 5:30



April 18 
  No School - Easter Holiday


April 19  HS Boys Baseball , vs. Knox Christian (DH) (Thomas Stadium), 12 & 2
April 19  Track , Tri-Cities Track Classic, Science Hill HS, Johnson City, TN


April 20  Track , Tri-Cities Track Classic, Science Hill HS, Johnson City, TN


April 21  Glee Club
April 21  HS Girls Softball , @Happy Valley, 5:00
April 21  HS Girls Softball , @Happy Valley Game 2


April 22  Pictures for Elementary and Spring Sports
April 22 
First Priority , Room 301B, 7:15 a.m.
April 22  Jostens here to collect Class Ring orders, during lunch
April 22  HS Girls Softball , @South Greene, 5:00
April 22  HS Boys Soccer , @EHS, 6:00


April 23  FCA , Room 215, 7:30 - 7:50 am
April 23  Testing Training , K-8 Training, 10-11  
April 23  Testing Training , K-8 Training, 3:15-4:15  
April 23  Chess Club , Media Center (Library), 3:30 - 5:00
April 23   French Club , Room 217, 3:00 - 3:30
April 23  HS Girls Softball , @Cloudland, 5:00


April 24  Creative Writing Club , Library Computer Lab, 3:00 - 4:00
April 24  HS Girls Softball , @Unaka, 5:00
April 24  HS Boys Baseball , vs. West Greene (Thomas Stadium), 5:00
April 24  England Trip 2016 meeting, 7th-12th grade, Library, 6:00 p.m.
April 24  Chorus  Promenade Concert, Bud Frank Theatre, free admission, 7:00


April 25
  No School - Faculty Professional Development Day  
April 25  HS Girls Softball , Tiny Day Tournament (Greeneville), TBA


April 26  Prom , Lower Ballroom Carnegie Hotel, 8:00 p.m. to midnight
April 26  HS Boys Basketball Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser, Applebees, 8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
April 26  HS Girls Softball , Tiny Day Tournament (Greeneville), TBA
April 26  HS Boys Baseball , vs. Chuckey Doak (DH)  (Thomas Stadium), 12 & 2


April 27  HS Girls Softball , Tiny Day Tournament (Greeneville), TBA


April 28  Testing , TCAP K-8 (SPED)
April 28  Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 - 4:15
April 28  HS Girls Softball , vs. Elizabethton, 5:00
April 28  HS Boys Baseball , @West Greene, 5:00


April 29  Testing , TCAP K-8 (SPED)
April 29  First Priority , Room 301B, 7:15 a.m.
April 29  HS Boys Soccer , @South HS, 5:30
April 29  HS Boys Baseball , @Johnson County, 4:30
April 29  HS Girls Softball , @Johnson County, TBA



April 30  Testing , TCAP K-8 (REG)
April 30  FCA , Room 215, 7:30 - 7:50 am
April 30  Testing Training , 9-12 Training 12-1 
April 30  Testing Training , 9-12 Training 3:15-4:15 
April 30  Chess Club , Media Center (Library), 3:30 - 5:00

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May  1  Testing , TCAP K-8 (REG)
May  1  Blood Drive , USchool Gym, 11:45 - 4:15
May  1   Creative Writing Club , Library Computer Lab, 3:00 - 4:00
May  1  HS Boys Soccer , @Tn. HS, 6:00


May  2  Testing , TCAP K-8 (REG)
May  2   Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 - 4:15
May  2   Spanish Club , Room 012, 3:15 - 4:15
May  2  HS Boys Baseball , District Tournament
May  2  Track , Times News Relays, Sullivan North HS, Kingsport, TN
May  2  Cabaret , Pizza served from 6:00 p.m., Music begins at 7:00 p.m., USchool Gym, cost $8


May 3-9   HS Girls Softball , District Tournament


May  5  Testing , TCAP K-8 (REG)
May  5  Testing , EOC Alg. I, Ballroom Left, 8:15 - 1:00
May  5  Testing , EOC Eng. 11 (III), Ballroom Right, 8:15 - 1:00
May  5   Testing , AP Chemistry, Forum, 8:00 - 1:30
May  5   Beta Club , Media Center, 3:00 - 4:00
May  5  Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 - 4:15
May  5   Buc Boosters , School Cafeteria, 6:00 p.m.


May  6  First Priority , Room 301B, 7:15 a.m.
May  6  Testing , EOC Alg. II, Ballroom Right, 8:15 - 1:00
May  6  Testing , EOC Eng. 9 (I), Ballroom Left, 8:15 - 1:00
May  6  Testing , AP Computer Science, Forum, 8:00 - 1:30
May  6  Track , A-AA Sub-sectionals, Greeneville HS, Greeneville, TN


May  7  FCA , Room 215, 7:30 - 7:50 am
May  7  Testing , EOC Eng. 10 (II), Ballroom Left, 8:15 - 1:00
May  7  Testing , EOC EOC US History, Forum, 8:15 - 1:00
May  7  Testing , AP Calculus AB, MR 1, 8:00 - 1:30
May  7   Chess Club , Media Center (Library), 3:30 - 5:00


May  8  Testing , EOC Biology, 8:15 - 1:00
May  8  Testing , EOC Chemistry, MR 1, 2, & 3, 8:15 - 1:00
May  8  Testing , AP Eng Lit (12), Forum, 8:00 - 1:30
May  8  Creative Writing Club , Library Computer Lab, 3:00 - 4:00
May  8   K-Kid Dinner


May  9  Elementary Field Day
May  9  Testing , AP Eng. Lang. (11), Forum, 8:00 - 1:30
May  9  Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 - 4:15


May 12  Testing , AP Biology, Forum, 8:00 - 1:30
May 12  Testing , 8th Grade PARCC, Math Block
May 12  Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 - 4:15
May 12   Foundation , Media Center, 4:00
May 12   HS Girls Softball , Regional
May 12   Band Spring Concert , 7:00


May 13  Testing , 8th Grade PARCC, Math Block
May 13  Testing , Algebra II PARCC, 8:00 - 11:30
May 13  First Priority , Room 301B, 7:15 a.m.
May 13  High School Honors Reception, 6:00 - -9:00 p.m. 

May 13-29  HS Student Art Show , ETSU Slocumb Galleries

May 14  Testing , 10th Grade ELA PARCC, 8:00 - 2:00
May 14  Testing , AP US History, Forum, 8:00 - 1:30
May 14  FCA , Room 215, 7:30 - 7:50 am
May 14  Chess Club , Media Center (Library), 3:30 - 5:00
May 14  HS Girls Softball , Regional


May 15  Testing , PARCC Make Up
May 15  Creative Writing Club , Library Computer Lab, 3:00 - 4:00
May 15   HS Student Art Show  Opening Reception,  Slocumb Galleries , 5:00-7:00
May 15  Track , A-AA Sectionals, CAK, Knoxville, TN


May 16  Testing , PARCC Make Up
May 16  Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 - 4:15
May 16  German Club , Room 217, 3:00 - 3:30
May 16   Spanish Club , Room 012, 3:15 - 4:15
May 16  HS Girls Softball , Sectional
May 16 
Play:"Salem’s Daughters”, USchool Gym, Cost $5, 7:00


May 17  Play:"Salem’s Daughters”, USchool Gym, Cost $5, 7:00

May 19   Foundation  election of new officers
May 19  Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 - 4:15
May 19  Track , State Pentathlon/Decathlong, MTSU, Murfreesboro, TN
May 19 
Choral Spring Concert , ETSU Bud Frank Theatre, free admission, 7:00  



May 20  First Priority , Room 301B, 7:15 a.m.
May 20  Track , State Pentathlon/Decathlong, MTSU, Murfreesboro, TN
May 20-23  HS Girls Softball , State Tournament


May 21  FCA , Room 215, 7:30 - 7:50 am
May 21  Chess Club , Media Center (Library), 3:30 - 5:00


May 22  Music Sharing Club , Room 304, 3:00 p.m.
May 22  Creative Writing Club , Library Computer Lab, 3:00 - 4:00
May 22-24  Track , TSSAA State Championships, MTSU, Murfreesboro, TN


May 23  Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 - 4:15


May 26  
  No School - Memorial Day Holiday 


May 27  First Priority , Room 301B, 7:15 a.m.
May 27  Graduation Week , Senior Overnight Retreat, depart around 9:00 a.m.
May 27  Graduation Week , Senior/Parent Picnic


May 28  FCA , Room 215, 7:30 - 7:50 am
May 28  Graduation Week , Seniors return at noon
May 28  Graduation Week , Baccalaureate Practice, late afternoon
May 28  Chess Club , Media Center (Library), 3:30 - 5:00
May 28  French Club , Room 217, 3:00 - 3:30


May 29  Middle School Field Day
May 29  Creative Writing Club , Library Computer Lab, 3:00 - 4:00
May 29  Graduation Week , Graduation Practice, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
May 29  Graduation Week , Baccalaureate, 7:00 p.m.


May 30     1/2 Day - Last Day of School - School dismissed at 11:00
May 30  Graduation Week , Cap Gown Picture, Borchuck Plaza (front of Sherrod), 8:45
May 30  Graduation Week , Graduation Practice wearing regalia, Culp Auditorium, 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
May 30  Graduation Week , Graduation Ceremony, 7:00 p.m.
May 30  Graduation Week , Project Graduation (CPA), 9:00 p.m.


May 31  Graduation Week , Project Graduation ends (early morning) 

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June 2 - July 8    No School -  Summer Break



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June  2    No School - Faculty Administrative Day  

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June 2 - July 8    No School -  Summer Break

Break  July  7    No School - Faculty Inservice Day   
Break  July  8    No School - Faculty Inservice Day   


July  9  First Day of School, Academic Year 2014-2015  

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Faculty Professional Development Day:  There will be NO SCHOOL on Friday, April 25th  

Announcements

  

  • pictureCongratulations to Ms. Jill Janaitis, recipient of the University School Teacher of the Year Faculty Award , presented at the Clemmer College of Education Awards Ceremony, held on Wednesday, April 16th, at the Carnegie Hotel Grand Soldiers Ballroom. 

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    Congratulations to Mr. Mike Tolley Outstanding Facilities and Maintenance Staff Award !


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    University School Graduate Student Awards presented at the ceremony were given to  Brittany Metcalf, Graduate Student Assistant, and Jordan Badgett, Outstanding Student Worker.  Melody Workman was also nominated for  Outstanding Graduate Student.

    We are so very proud of our award-winning Bucs! 

    Read Faculty/Staff Awards 2014 Press Release  for more information


  • England Trip:  There will be a meeting on Thursday, April 24th, in the library, at 6:00 p.m., for any current 7th -12th grade students who are interested in going to England in March, 2016.  If you have any questions, please see Ms. Johnson




  • Candidates are being requested to fill positions on the University School Foundation .  The Foundation serves a very important purpose: to operate exclusively for charitable, scientific, literary, and educational purposes and more specifically for the support, improvement, and perpetuation of the University School of East Tennessee State University.

    Nominations will be accepted and voted upon by the membership on Monday, May 19th, according to the bylaws. Please only nominate those who have agreed to be candidates.

    The following eleven positions are available on the Executive Committee (voting members):

    President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Fund Raising Committee Chair, Elementary School Parent Representatives (2), Middle School Parent Representatives (2), and High School Parent Representatives (2).

    Please circulate this message to potential candidates that you may know.

    The University School staff is asked to provide at least 3 faculty members as representatives—one from each school. These are non-voting member positions.

    If you have any questions, please contact , President, US Foundation


  • Class of 2016:  Jostens will be here to take your Class Ring orders during lunch on Tuesday, April 22nd.  Please bring your order form and 1st payment on Tuesday and get your FREE companion ring!


  • pictureAthletic News:  Congratulations to our Track Team on a great showing for the Frank Carver Invitational meet .  Jarrod Smith won 1st place in Pole Vault, with Salter Blowers taking 2nd place!!!!!  Proud of our Running, Climbing, Leaping Bucs!!!!!  Read more Athletic News


  • Concert!!  The Chorus Promenade Concert will be held on Thursday, April 24th, at 7:00 p.m., in the ETSU Bud Frank Theatre.  Admission is free!  Come out and enjoy a wonderful night of song listening to our terrifically talented Musical Bucs!!!

  • Cabaret!!  Join us for the Cabaret on Friday, May 2nd, in the University School Gym, for a great night of Music and Laughter.  Pizza will be served beginning at 6:00 p.m. and the Music will begin at 7:00 p.m.  The cost is $8.  Contact Ms. Ross or Dr. Borden for tickets   



  • Key Club:   Please bring Easter Basket donations we requested in last weeks' email to Ms. Squibb by Thursday, April 17th.  We need candy, plastic eggs and other treats for baskets donated to area youth.  Also, please bring pancake Breakfast tickets money or unsold tickets to Ms. Squibb by Thursday, April 17th also.  Thanks!

  • There was a camera found in Ms. Kelli's room after the Alumni/Community Open House on Saturday.  Please see Ms. Carter in the office if this is your camera!


  • Sign up TODAY to donate!!!!  Blood Drive!  There will be a Blood Drive held in the University School Gym, on Thursday, May 1st, from 11:45 am — 4:15 pm.  Give Life, Give Hope!  Set appointment at www.redcrossblood.org or call Ms. Cradic at 439-4361.  Red Cross gift for all students who recruit a donor!  Printable Flyer .  Minors will need a completed Parental Consent for Blood Donation


  • Summer arts activities and classes are being offered at the brand new McKinney Center for the Arts in Jonesborough for both adults and students!  See Information Flyer



  • Key Club/Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast:  On Saturday, April 19th,  the Kiwanis Club of Johnson City (our Key Club sponsors) are holding a pancake breakfast fund raiser at First Christian Church (200 Mountcastle Dr. across from Target shopping Center). The tickets are $5.00. Time is 8:00am to 11:00am.  Ms. Squibb has tickets for sale if you are interested in going. Our Key Club members will be helping at the breakfast and are also selling tickets


  • Juniors and Seniors:  Prom tickets will be sold in front of the office during both lunches and in Ms. Day's room before and after school.  Tickets are $15 a person.  Seniors at University School are free!  Seniors:  come by the ticket booth to get information on the pictures and to nominate for prom king and queen.  All students attending prom must sign a prom rules form.  They are available at the ticket booth.  If you have any questions, ask Ms. Day
    Prom Portrait Information has now been posted on the Prom Webpage .  The Prom will be held on Saturday, April 26th, on the lower ballroom of Carnegie Hotel, from 8:00 p.m. to midnight.  Students who wish to attend will be required to sign a dance contract.  Please review the Dress Code for the event prior to purchasing prom attire.  See   Prom Webpage  for information


      

  • Pictures!!!  Elementary class pictures and Spring Sports pictures will be taken on Tuesday, April 22nd. Pictures for the spring sports will be taken during study hall on that day.  The sports will include: softball, baseball, track, and boys' soccer


  • Pancakes!!!  Yum!!!  Yum!!! Our High School Boys Basketball team will be hosting a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser at Applebees, on Saturday, April 26th, from 8:00 - 10:00 a.m.  Tickets are only $5 and can be purchased from any High School Boys Basketball team member.  If you have any questions, please contact Coach Penley


  • Senior Parent Volunteers Needed for Project Graduation on Friday, May 30th.  Please see Senior Parent Webpage for more information!

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