• Cookie Dough and Tritan Tumblers orders are due by Friday, August 1st.  Please see University School Foundation  Webpage for more information

  • Dental Hygienists from the Northeast Regional Health Office will be at University School the week of July 28th - August 1st, with the School Based Dental Prevention Program.  See Nurse Fulton's page for more information

  • ParentCONNECT passwords for the 2014-2015 school year are now available.  Parents can choose to to request the password be emailed back to them, or stop by Ms. Rea's office, or pick up the password during Open House.  ParentCONNECT Webpage

  • Buc Boosters will be meeting on Monday, August 4th, at 6:00 p.m., in the School Cafeteria.  Buc Boosters support our University School Athletic Program.  Come be a part of this organization of "Go, Bucs!" fans!

  • Welcome to University School Open House!   There will be two receptions this year as follows:

    Thursday, July 24th, Open House for grades K-8,     6:00-7:30 pm
    Thursday, July 31st, Open House for grades 9-12,   6:00-7:30 pm

  • Cheerleading Tryouts will be held on Monday & Tuesday, July 28th & 29th, after school, in the gym (2-3 hours)

  • Need Community Service Hours ?  Want to develop leadership skills and other useful techniques?  Be a part of the Community Leo Club!  Anyone between the ages of 12 and 18 are welcome to join!  Scholarship opportunities and prestigious awards are available.  See Gabe Davis or Tessa Branham for more information. Please note that this is a community organization, not a University School  sponsored club.   Leo Club Informational Website

  • The University School Foundation will be meeting on Monday, August 11th, at 4:00 p.m.

  • Sports physicals for University School Girls will be conducted by the ETSU College of Nursing on July 28th and July 30th and will cost $25.00.  Students will need to meet at the flagpole after school at 3:00 and will be escorted over to Nicks Hall.  The first and last page of the attached physical forms will need to be completed prior to the examination.

  • picture Found!  More lunch boxes!!!!  Lost your lunch box?   Did you lose your lunch box last year?  Please check University School Lost & Found !  Officer Hudson has 20+ lunch boxes from last year.  07-17-2014  Found!  Lunch boxes and water bottle

  • Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors:  You still have an opportunity to participate in Youth Leadership 2015.  However, the Chamber of Commerce has only 8 slots left in their class of 30.  Please see attached application or see Ms. Shaw if you have any questions

  • Congratulations to Pole Vault Winners, Salter Blowers, 1st place, and Reed Bush-Mackie, 2nd place, in the 59th Annual Grandfather Mountain Highland Games!!!  Way to go, Bucs!!!!

  • Attention Seniors!!!!  We have two important field trips coming up in the first quarter:

    On July 25 the Seniors will travel to Roan Mountain for our annual Fall Retreat.  Buses will leave US shortly after 8:00am and we will return at about 4:00pm.  During the morning students will hear from some great speakers regarding beginning their college application process, and in the afternoon you will have some free time to enjoy the park.  Students should bring a bag lunch, pool admission money and swimming gear (optional), and any other sports equipment, musical instruments or games that you might enjoy in the afternoon.  You might want some change for the vending machines or snack bar too.  Please turn in your permission form to Ms. Robinson in the Counseling Office with $6.00 in CASH by July 22.

    On August 28 the Seniors will travel to Freedom Hall Civic Center to attend the Tri-Cities College Fair.  Buses will leave during second period and return during third period.  Approximately 70 colleges and universities will be represented at the College Fair. Please turn in your permission form to Ms. Robinson in the Counseling Office with $3.00 in CASH by August 26.

  • Sign up forms for Johnson City Parks & Rec Youth Soccer are in the office.  Registration is July 1st - August 10th.  Online registration is available at

  • Students:  If you have a personal lock on your locker, please give your combination or extra key to the office as soon as possible.  Thank you!

  • University School welcomes our  new faculty/staff members  for the 2014-2015 school year! 

  • Tryouts for the 2014 University High Golf Teams (boys & girls) will be held at Pine Oaks Golf Course on July 29 & 31 at 3:30 each day.  In order to be eligible to tryout, students must have a current physical on file with the school.  Also, participants must provide his/her own clubs and parents must arrange transportation to and from practices and matches.  Contact Coach Penley ( or 439-4371) with any questions

  • Professional Development days for the 2014-2015 school year have been assigned as follows:  August 8th, October 31st, January 30th, and May 1st.  There will be No School on these days.  Please see updated Academic Calendar for more information

  • Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM) coming this Fall 2014, available to rising 4th-12th graders at University School!  Please look for registration information to come home at the beginning of the school year!  Printable Informational Brochure

  • Dental Hygienists from the Northeast Regional Health Office will be at University School in July with the School Based Dental Prevention Program.  All children in grades K-12 may participate with a signed permission form.  They will receive a FREE dental screening and sealants, if needed.  This is an optional program for prevention of cavities provided by the Tennessee Department of Health.  Elementary and Middle School children will be bringing a permission form home after school is in session in July.  High School students will have forms at registration