Announcements

 

  

  • Easter Vacation:  There will be NO SCHOOL on Friday, April 18th


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


                
  • 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


  • Congratulations 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. 

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

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

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

    Read Faculty/Staff Awards 2014 Press Release  for more information



  • 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!



  • 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



  • Athletic 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!!!!! 

    Also, our High School Boys Soccer team claimed victory over Elizabethton and our High School Girls Softball team defeated South Greene, 6-3!!!!  Read more Athletic News



  • 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!


  • Spring is finally here!! Are you ready for the April Showers??  You can stay dry AND support our Lady Bucs Softball Team !  Purchase a 60" Pro-am Golf Umbrella (click for picture ) for only $20.00!  You must act soon, however, because supplies are limited!  The umbrellas can be  purchased from Ms. Carter in the front office.  For additional information, contact Michelle Ramsaran at (423)794-0181.  Don't let those raindrops keep falling on your head!