Announcements

 

  • iconOPEN ....  University School will be OPEN on Wednesday, November 26th, on the early dismissal schedule.  School will be dismissed at 11:00 a.m.

 

 

 

  • Thanksgiving Holiday:  School will be dismissed early, at 11:00 a.m., on Wednesday, November 26th (The High School will follow a regular schedule until 11:00 a.m.).  There will be No School on Thursday and Friday, November 27th and 28th, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day Holiday. 




  • It's time to sign up for JAM (Junior Appalachian Musicians) for the third nine weeks! In order to register, please fill out the Form , and return with tuition NO LATER than December 5th (information is on Registration Form ). Thank you for your interest, and we are excited for another nine weeks of young musicians participating in Appalachian Music!  JAM Webpage



  • The 5/6 Academy SGA (Student Government Association) is sponsoring a Penny Wars contest to raise money for the local animal shelter.  K-2 won’t be participating in the war part, but we are still participating in a class collection and hope to give a generous donation to benefit the animals.  Please consider allowing your child to contribute some pocket change to the jar daily.  Thank you! 



  • All East Honors Choruses:  Congratulations to Cassie Brooks, Ally Powell and Katie Powell for being selected to The Tennessee All State Choruses for the 3rd year in a row!  Also, Ally and Katie won the award for highest audition scores for an unprecedented 2nd year in a row!  Very impressive performances by all three of these singers!!!!!! 



  • Book Fair! The Scholastic Book Fair will be extended through Tuesday, November 25th!!!!  Ms. Knight has reordered the spy pens, the phone and animal erasers.  They will arrive next week.  An announcement will be made when they arrive!




  • Drama Club:  The Drama Club will be having a 20 minute meeting on Tuesday, November 25th, to plan a group trip to see White Christmas the Musical , at Johnson City Community Theatre.  We will be meeting at 3:10 p.m., in Dr. Borden's room



  • Beta Club:  The Beta Club will have a short meeting on Tuesday, November 25th, in the Library, at 3:05 p.m.



  • Any student in grades 9-11 who may be interested in attending a Military Academy for college is invited to an informational meeting on Tuesday, November 25th, at 5:00 p.m., at Mayfair Methodist Church in Kingsport, located on Centre Street.  A current cadet from West Point and Lt. Col. (retired) Rusty Wilkerson will present.  Parents welcome.  See Ms. Shaw for more information



  • Holiday Concert:  Make plans now to attend the University School annual Holiday/December concert .  The US Singers, Middle School Chorus, Band and Orchestra will perform Thursday, December 4th, at 7:00 p.m., in the University School gym.  Come celebrate the season with many holiday favorites!  Admission is Free!



  • 8th Grade Superlatives:  Congratulations to the students who have won the 8th grade superlatives !



  • Calendars:  Please note that the Academic Calendars for the 2015-2016 School Year and the 2016-2017 School Year have now been posted on our Academic Calendar Webpage



  • banner Attention Students & Teachers! Are you looking for that perfect handcrafted gift item for the Holidays?   Key Club members are selling bracelets, necklaces, bookmarks, key chains and other items made in the Philippines.  Look for us at lunch or see Ms. Squibb.  All proceeds to to charitable donations.

    Threads of Hope
    is a livelihood project initiated by Alex and Chris Kuhlow in March of 2003 to bring help and hope to families at risk in the Philippines.  See Key Club Webpage for complete details




  • Support Middle School Basketball while beautifying your surroundings!  The Girls' Middle School Basketball team is selling Red Poinsettias .  You may choose from 2 sizes. The 7.5 inch plant will have approximately 14-16 blooms and will sell for 18.00. The 10 inch plant will have approximately 20-23 blooms and will sell for 25.00. Sample plants are on display in the office.  All orders need to be prepaid and the order deadline is December 3rd. Checks can be made out to The Buc Boosters.  Poinsettias will be ready for pick up, from 3:00-4:00, on Tuesday, December 9th in the cafeteria. All plants must be picked up that day.  Please feel free to contact Jackie Broome with any questions at: jackieslemp@gmail.com Thanks!   Printable Order Form



  • Exam Schedule :  The High School Mid-term Exam Schedule has been posted on the High School webpage



  • icon There's still time to raise additional funds for our Middle School students —just in time for the holidays! Please send the following information to friends and family, and we will receive 40% profit on these sales!

    Ready to do some guilt-free shopping for a great cause just in time for the holidays? Mixed Bag Designs is helping ETSU University School reach our fundraising goals this year!

    To support us, click the website link or image (left) to shop www.mixedbagdesigns.com with our unique fundraiser ID (230552) already entered for you! We get 40% of your purchase, PLUS get free shipping on orders $75 and up! Thank you for your support!




  • Girls Inc will no longer provide after school care for University School effective January 1, 2015




  • The Softball team will be sponsoring an ongoing Car Wash Fundraiser from now until January 15th, at 3 Minute Express Car Wash.  In order for our team to get 30% of every dollar spent, everyone must choose the fundraiser code button and enter 0215 before they choose their wash and pay. View Information Flyer




  • Parents, please take a moment now to review our school Inclement Weather Policy: 

    icon Schedule Change Policy:  University School will close if Johnson City Schools close for inclement weather. University School will also close for inclement weather if ETSU is closed.  More information can be found on our Schedule Changes Webpage