Congratulations! U.S. News & World Reports have released their annual high school rankings. University School received the ‘Silver’ medal award , was ranked 12th in Tennessee and was the highest ranking school in Northeast Tennessee! Read entire News Release
Congratulations University School, recipient of the 2012 Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) Award for High Academic Achievement. Read Entire News Release
Congratulations to Ms. Kim Allison, recipient of the
University School Teacher of the Year, 2012-2013 Faculty Award
Congratulations to University School Kindergarten Instructor,
. She and Rosemary Geiken from the College of Education, Department of Human and Development and Learning have been awarded a grant from the International Association Laboratory Schools. The grant supports the goal of Project CFITS (Coaching for Inquiry Teaching of Science) which will provide a model program, virtual coaching and professional development to K-3 public school teachers for the purpose of increasing their knowledge, skills and confidence to implement an inquiry-based science curriculum that promotes higher order thinking and problem solving in young children.
They are creating a professional development model which will be implemented through the modeling and coaching. The modeling and coaching will be conveyed through a series of virtual sessions supported by the iPads and Skype.
Congratulations to Ms. Mahua Chakraborty, University High School Chemistry, Physics, and Advanced Physical Science Instructor, upon publication of her article, "A New Approach to Bring Scientific Practice to Secondary Classrooms". The article, co-authored with Ningfeng Zhao, was published in the Spring 2013 issue of Tennessee Educational Leadership . The publication is available from the Tennessee Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, Franklin, Tennessee. Great job, Ms. Chakraborty!
University School welcomes our new faculty/staff members for the 2012-2013 school year:
Ms. Keylea Harrison, School Nurse
Ms. Emily Booth, School Nurse
Ms. Andrea Lowery, Middle School Language Arts Instructor
Ms. Holley Ziglar, Response to Intervention (RTI)
Mr. Dustin Honeycutt, Account Clerk
Ms. Heidi Campbell- High School Social Studies
Ms. April Sims- High School Math
Ms. Dianna Rea, Secretary/Receptionist
Congratulations University School! The
U.S. News Best High School 2012 rankings have now been posted. We are pleased to announce that once again, University School has received a National Silver Medal, named as one of the Best Public High Schools in the nation, with the distinction of being rated #10 in the state of Tennessee!
Congratulations to Dr. Joe Borden, Teacher of the Year Faculty award!
Congratulations to Ms. Katie Barnes, Outstanding Graduate Assistant award!
Congratulations to Ms. Sharon Cradic, recipient of the 2011 Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year State Level Award
University School Faculty & Staff would like to express our condolences on the passing of former Director, Dr. Robert Paynter
Congratulations to Ms. Starlet Williams, recipient of the 2011 ETSU Centennial Celebration Faculty Student Choice Award!!!
Congratulations to Ms. Kelli Barnett, recipient of 2010 Classroom Teacher Excellence Award, from TACEI (Tennessee Association of Childhood Education International).
Congratulations to Ms. Ariane Day, recipient of a distinguished ETSU Centennial Celebration Faculty Award and the "University School Innovative Faculty Award".