Announcements

 

           

  • Faculty In-Service Day:  Please note that there will be No School on Friday, August 22nd.  Please see Academic Calendar for more information  


  • Labor Day Holiday:  Please note that there will be No School on Monday, September 1st


  • Open Gym for Middle School Boys' Basketball has been canceled for tonight (August 21, 2014)


  • Good luck to our Academy/Middle School Cross Country teams as they "Run For the Hills", Cross Country Meet at South Holston Dam, Bristol, TN, on September 6th, 2014.  Run Fast, Bucs, Run..Fast!  See Schedule of Events



  • picture So proud of our Lady Bucs Soccer team  who accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  The ALS Association's mission includes providing care services to assist people with ALS and their families through a network of chapters working in communities across the nation and a global research program focused on the discovery of treatments and eventually a cure for the disease.

    So proud of our Soaked Bucs!


  • Free Car Wash!!!!  There will be a Free Car Wash on Saturday, August 23rd, from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., at The Bicycle Shop at 3208 Bristol Highway next to Pal's.  Come support the UH Band and Chorus.  Donations accepted


  • Sweet Dessert Cabaret:  Do you like sweet desserts?  Do you like great music?  Then don't miss the Sweet Cabaret on Friday night, August 29th, in the University School Gym, at 6:00 p.m.  Music will be presented by members of the UH Chorus , Glee Club , Men's Ensemble and many soloists.  Come hear many of your favorite songs while you enjoy a piece of pie, cake, cookies or other sweets!  The Sweet Dessert Cabaret:  Tickets are just $5 per person and can be purchased from any Chorus, Band or Glee Club member.  See you on Friday, 29th!


  • JAM Registration:  We are so excited that it is time to register for Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM) here at University School! Please complete the bottom portion of the printable flyer  and return with payment by Friday, August 29th, to the front office, Attention: Ms. Kim Allison 


  • College Visits:  We have some upcoming College Visits scheduled for college representatives to come to University School.  All Juniors and Seniors are allowed to attend these sessions during Study Hall/Lunch.  Students MUST sign out of study hall and sign in to the college visit to have an excused absence.

    August 28       12-1 Furman
    August 29       12-1 Liberty University
    October 21      11:30-12:30 Vanderbilt University (only DE students may go at 11:30)
    November 4     12-1 University of Alabama-Birmingham


  • Yoga Club :  Not a Gumby?  No worries.  You don't have to be Gumby to do yoga.  You only need to have a willing heart.  Yoga is not about striking the perfect pose or competing with the student on the mat beside you.  It's all about your personal growth on the journey and learning to be grateful for the miracle that is you.  Join us in room 217 Thursdays right after school.  Bring a mat or use one of ours


  • Key Club :  If you plan to volunteer this Saturday, August 23rd, at the Jonesborough Farm to Table Dinner, please text the contact on your information sheet.  Also, if you are going on the Dollywood Trip or would like more information, please see Ms. Summey or Ms. Squibb.  Payment and permissions are due September 10th


  • BACK YARD BOOK FAIR is being held in the library on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, August 19th - 21st, from 7:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m..  Come and find  and purchase just the right book and support the library !


  • Open Gym at University School will be held for boys interested in playing Middle School Basketball every Tuesday and Thursday, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.  Tryouts will be on August 27th and 28th


  • Student Drivers - The new Parking Decals have arrived.  Please see Officer Hudson


  • Any 10th, 11th, or 12th grade student who needs an ID Card should sign the sign-up sheet in the office


  • Greetings Theater families!  This year we will be selling Aristocats t-shirts for $15 each.  Please indicate on order form the sizes and quantities of t-shirts that you would like to purchase.  Please have all orders in to Ms. Ross by Saturday August 23rd.  Checks should be made payable to University School with "Aristocats t-shirt" on the memo line.  Printable Order Form


  • Boxtop Bonus!!!!!  Please check out the General Mills Promotion Webpage for an awesome deal that should bring in TONS of Box Tops that will benefit our school!  Thanks! Kara Pollock, University School Foundation Boxtop Coordinator 


  •  Traffic Alert!!!  On Monday, August 25th, ETSU Fall Semester Begins.  Please note that there will be LOTS of TRAFFIC on and around campus!


  • The ETSU Parking Services office has moved!  We are now at our new location in the old Public Safety building at 132 Stout Drive.  Our building is located at the corner of Stout Drive and University Parkway in front of Centennial Hall.  There is a drive-through entrance on Stout Drive, and the drive-through window will be available beginning Wednesday, August 20, 2014, for your convenience.   ETSU Parking Services Website


  • Lose your glasses?  Lost your bling?  Check out Lost and Found


  • All students and employees will be receiving Flu Shot information in the next few days.  The Health Department will be coming to University School to give flu shots again this year.  Forms are to be returned by August 22nd 

    Printable Parent Information Letter
    Printable Student Consent Form
    Printable Adult Consent Form
    Printable Information - Influenza Vaccine, What You Need to Know


  • Earning for Learning!  Participation during August 1st - September 14th, 2014, could Win Up to $10,000 for University School !  All you have to do is bring your receipts from any Mall at Johnson City store to the mall' Guest Services Center to turn dollars into points.  Each dollar you spend counts as a point. At the end of the program the top five schools with the highest dollar per student ratio will win CASH prizes! Select stores will be posted weekly for DOUBLE POINTS on purchases from those particular stores. Purchase a mall gift card and receive TRIPLE POINTS!  The top five schools with the highest dollar per student ratio win!  See Mall at Johnson City webpage for more information


  • Seniors, do you need volunteer hours for graduation?  There is a great opportunity at the Appalachian Fair!  Good Samaritan Ministries needs a lot of volunteers to run their annual fundraiser booth; commit your time anywhere from 3pm-11pm Monday through Thursday and 7AM to Midnight next Saturday.  Come out and serve your community in a way that really matters!  See Ms. Carter in the office for the signup sheet and list of instructions


  • Seniors:  We have a field trip to the Tri-Cities College Fair at Freedom Hall coming up on August 28.  We will leave school near the beginning of second period and return before the end of 3rd period.  Over 40 colleges/universities will be participating.  This will be a great opportunity for you to hear about some schools that you may not have heard of as well as meet representatives from schools to which you plan to apply.  The permission form is available in the counseling office or the main office.  Please return it with $3.00 to Ms. Robinson by August 25



  • 8th Annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive:  There will be a Blood Drive at University School on Thursday, September 4th, in the University School Gym, from 11:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.   Set appointment or call Ms. Sharon Cradic at (423) 439-4361.  Minors will need a completed Parental Consent for Blood Donation .  There will be a Red Cross gift for all students who recruit a donor!   Donate in Honor of your favorite first responder unit!


     
  • Congratulations to our Elementary students on their excellent performance of the "Daily Pledge" on WKPT.  Videos can be viewed on Grade Level Photo/video webpages on our school website as they become available in addition to the WKPT Website .  Proud of our Patriotic Bucs!!


  • Yoga Club:  University School introduces a new club for this year, The Yoga Club !  The mission of the club is to improve student health and build confidence. The purpose of the club is to offer yoga for the purpose of de-stressing, increasing flexibility and building strength.  The club will meet every Thursday, from 3:10 - 4:30, in Ms. Sky Bridges' room, Room 217.  The club is for anyone who wishes to join!  The first meeting will be on Thursday, August 21st


     
  • Beautification Day will be held on Saturday, September 6th. from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  We need volunteers!!! Please contact to sign up, and/or questions.  Wednesday, August 13th will be the last day to sign up!  Printable Flyer .  Click here for Beautification Day Webpage


  • Please check University School Lost & Found !   

     

  • Math, Science, Writing, and Technology labs are available for High School student assistance during the High School lunch/study hall period each day.  A Test Make-up session can also be scheduled.  Please see Lab Schedule for more information