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NSU University School Students Selected As Miami Herald Silver Knight Awards Nominees

NSU University School is proud to congratulate the seniors who have been selected as nominees for the Miami Herald Silver Knight Awards, one of the most highly regarded student awards programs in the nation. These outstanding students are being recognized for their commitment to academics and for generously applying their…


NSU University School Upper School Students Mentor Lower School Students

NSU University School Upper School students have many opportunities to mentor our younger students. Members of the Science National Honor Society and the World In Distress (WIND) Club recently visited 5th grade students in our Lower School to conduct an educational program about Florida’s native plants. Following the informative presentations…


NSU University School Speech and Debate Program Earns Prestigious National Club Award

NSU University School congratulates our Speech and Debate program for being ranked among the top Speech and Debate programs in the nation. Our program earned membership in the National Speech & Debate Association’s (NSDA’s) Prestigious 100 Club, a significant recognition as a top 20 school nationwide! This milestone demonstrates our…


NSU University School Students Qualify for Robotics State Championship

NSU University School congratulates our Upper School Robotics teams who have qualified to compete in the VEX State Championship. The teams won four major awards at the 3rd Annual VEX Robotics Orange Bowl Tournament including: the Design Award, best designed robot the Think Award, best autonomous robot the Robot Skills…


NSU University School Students Exercise Their Minds and Bodies

NSU University School students are always exercising their minds and their bodies. Students in grades 2-5 have been working hard and enjoying daily physical activities by participating in FitnessGram, a non-competitive health-related fitness assessment founded by The Cooper Institute. FitnessGram works to help schools evaluate and evolve their physical education…


NSU University School’s Open House in November

NSU University School’s Open House is coming up on Tuesday, November 6th at 9:00am. Families with students in junior kindergarten (age 4) through grade 12 are invited to tour the campus of NSU University School, ask questions, and learn more about the exceptional educational and extracurricular opportunities that are offered…


NSU University School Students Selected to Participate in Prestigious All-State Chorus

NSU University School is proud to have three Upper School students selected to participate in the prestigious 2019 All-State Reading Chorus hosted by the Florida Vocal Association. NSU University School had the most students selected from any Broward County private and/or public school. Congratulations to seniors Nicolas Barron, Jared Cohen,…


NSU University School Shark Bots Team Places 5th Overall in Regional Robotics Tournament

Congratulations to the NSU University School Lower School Shark Bots team members and coaches who took home 5th place in the region at the recent VEX Robotics IQ Challenge Tournament in Miami. Out of 33 teams, one of the Shark Bots teams advanced to the Final round in the Robot…


NSU University School Students Participate in “Recruit A Shark Day”

Select NSU University School juniors and seniors recently participated in NSU’s “Recruit A Shark Day” at the Don Taft University Center on the NSU campus. Students used their networking skills to interact with representatives from prestigious organizations and companies including Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, Feeding South Florida, Disney, Miami-Dade Police…


NSU University School Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

NSU University School is proud to congratulate the 12th grade students who were named Semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program! These are high school seniors who scored in the top percentile in the nation on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).  Michael Gonzalez • Aidan Greenstein…


NSU University School Sophomore Helps Start New Butterfly Garden

NSU University School’s latest student-driven project that benefits the entire school is our butterfly garden and vivarium. They are located just outside of the Middle School but all NSU University School students in grades junior kindergarten through 12th grade will have the opportunity to experience and interact with the garden…


NSU University School Welcomes New Directors

NSU University School is proud and excited to welcome three new distinguished directors. The new Upper School, Lower School, and Instructional Technology Directors are bringing their enthusiasm and passion for education to continue to enhance the innovative academic programs at NSU University School. Matthew Laliberte, Ph.D., NSU University School’s new…


Back to School Excitement at NSU University School

Back to school excitement is in the air for NSU University School’s Sharks! Students in junior kindergarten through 12th grade have headed back to school for a new school year that will surely be filled with innovative classroom lessons, engaging student activities, and excitement as students forge lasting friendships with…


NSU University School Students Selected to Participate in Medical Fellowship

NSU University School congratulates the Upper School students who have been selected to participate in the Second Annual Nova Southeastern University Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine/NSU University School Fellowship. This unique fellowship provides select juniors and seniors with the opportunity to interact with NSU medical professionals and…


NSU’s University School Robotic Head Coach was Selected as Super Teacher of the Week

NSU’s University School Robotic Head Coach and Teacher Erick Weidenboerner, was selected as this week’s super teacher. Mr. Weidenboerner’s award-winning robotics program teaches his students critical-thinking, problem-solving, and team work. Last week, NSU University School Sharks Robotics teams won two special awards at the 2018 Florida State High School VEX Robotics Competition in Tampa,…


NSU University School Athlete Named 2018 Florida Mr. Basketball

Vernon Carey Jr., a junior at NSU University School of Ft. Lauderdale, has been named the 2018 Florida Dairy Farmers Mr. Basketball following a final round of voting by a statewide panel of high school basketball coaches and media representatives. Carey, who earlier this month was named the Class 5A…


NSU University School Senior Named Semi-Finalist in Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology

The Siemens Foundation recently announced that NSU University School Senior Vladimir Zeltsman was a semi-finalist for the 2017 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation’s premier research competition for high school students. Zeltsman’s project was selected out of more than 1860 submitted this year. His entry aims to develop…


NSU University School Students Win Top Awards at Prestigious Art Competition

Congratulations to Sydney Bonchick, Taylor Davidson, and Selin Kilinc who won top awards at the Congressional Art Competition Awards Ceremony this month. Sydney won first place , Selin won second place, and Taylor Davidson won best painting award. With more than 250 entries and only 15 total awards given in…


NSU University School Celebrates Diversity

Students at NSU University School recently had the chance to visit around the world – but not in 80 days. The Lower School held its annual Cultural Unity Fair, during which parent volunteers came in to share their unique backgrounds with the students. Adam Carswell, director of the Lower School, said…


18 Cappie Nominations for NSU University School Students

Congratulations to our talented NSU University students who received 18 Cappie nominations for their incredible performance of Fiddler on the Roof! We are so proud of our Sharks. The Cappies celebrate outstanding achievement in high school theatre and criticism. Nominations are made by student critics from participating schools who attend…


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