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Volunteer Opportunities

  • Lakebridge Health Care Center is in need of volunteers for our annual Halloween Extravaganza on Tuesday, October 28th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Trick or Treating will actually begin at 6:30 p.m. and will be throughout the building.  Volunteers are needed to help assist our Residents hand out candy and with helping children navigate through the hallways.  We will also be having games in the dining room and therapy gym and will need volunteers to help man the games.  Assistance with the refreshment area is also welcome.This is a fun event and we usually have 200+ children who visit.  Any and all volunteers are appreciated.  My contact information will be provided at the end of this email.  Also, if children 12 and under would like to have a safe place to trick or treat we welcome them to visit us that night.  A Halloween Costume Contest will be held as well. Thank you!  Teresa Strickland, Admissions Coordinator, Lakebridge Health Care Center, email:  Phone:  (423) 975-0095


  • Gray Fossil Site needs volunteers for their Haunted Museum Tours.  More information can be found on Ms. Shaw's Webpage


  • Good Samaritan Ministries in Johnson City needs a lot of volunteers anywhere from 9-3:30PM Mondays-Fridays to work in their thrift store, file paperwork, and other miscellaneous jobs. If you are interested, go to: 100 N Roan St, Johnson City, TN 37601 and plan to arrive 20 minutes early to fill out a volunteer form. If you have any questions, call their office at (423) 928-0288.  Good Samaritan Ministries Website


  • David Bright from Brights Zoo is in need of help during the Halloween season. He said he needs as many as want to work and he will give everyone that helps community service hours. If you are interested you can contact him at 423-534-9959.


Every Buc makes a difference!



Clubs and Organizations

Printable Clubs and Organizations Application

Student clubs and organizations are an extension of the academic curriculum and are intended to complement the instructional goals of University School.

One or more faculty or staff members will serve as sponsors of each club or organization and must attend all meetings. It is the responsibility of the sponsor to monitor the group and make recommendations concerning changes, continuance, or deletion from the school to the director.

The director shall approve all clubs and organizations within the school. Furthermore, all clubs and organizations must have an initial application on file in the director’s office. Information included in this application will include the club’s mission and purpose, requirements for participation, financial requirements, proposed meeting dates/times, and the name(s) of a faculty/staff sponsor(s). A list of elected officers and a roster of members must be submitted in a timely manner and updated yearly.

All fundraising must be requested by the club president in writing to the director. The director must approve all fundraising in advance.

Any restrictions for membership must be approved by the director. Secret organizations and clubs are prohibited.

Any initiation procedures must be authorized by the director. Hazing of a member or prospective member is strictly prohibited.

Religious clubs/organizations must be student led. No outside adult will lead or regularly attend club meetings. The school sponsor must be in attendance at all meetings but may not participate in club activities.

Announcements and club signage must be brought to the main office for approval prior to the posting in the front hallway on the first floor of University School. No other signs will be permitted on school grounds.

All school rules apply to all clubs and organizations.

bannerHoops for Heart / Jump Rope for Heart:  We are so proud of our elementary and middle school students!  They have shown true thoughtfulness for others by raising over $12,000.00 for the American Heart Association.  They took the challenge to help others by raising money but also they worked hard at improving their health by jumping rope and playing basketball.  They truly deserve a big shout out!  Jump for Heart (elementary grades),   Hoops for Heart (middle grades).  Proud of our Caring Bucs!

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Many thanks go to the students, parents, faculty and staff and ETSU volunteers who worked at our Fall Beautification Day

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Thank you so much to all who participated and contributed to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life .  We raised $1,843.49


Raise Your Hand Tennessee is a statewide effort to recruit volunteers to read, tutor, and mentor children.  Anyone with passion and commitment can help children and youth succeed in school and in life.


Key Club:  Thank you to all who volunteered at the 2nd Harvest Food Bank!  Also, many thanks and congratulations go to all participating in Bracelet Sales.  We have raised over $1,000 for Threads of Hope!   


Thanks to all who packed a Gift-filled shoe box for a child overseas.  Your simple gift will make an eternal difference!!.  (Sponsored by Spanish Club)

Many thanks to all those who contributed to the Annual Second Harvest Student Food Drive!!  We collected almost  500 pounds of food!


University School and Clemmer College of Education Service Marathon was held on September 9th - October 5th.  Each student was requested to do at least one hour of service. 


*Current students are required to complete a senior capstone project—40 hours of community service will count. Community Service Hours Form.  Please see Ms. Shaw for more information