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NSU University School Students Receive Letters of Commendation from National Merit Scholarship Corp

Congratulations to the NSU University School students who were named National Merit Commended Scholars. The students placed in the top five percent of approximately 1.6 million students by taking the PSAT/NMSQT. Commended Scholars received Letters of Commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation in recognition of their outstanding academic promise…


NSU University School Students present at International Writing Center Association Conference in Colorado

The innovative NSU University School Writing Fellows Program is based on a model originated at Brown University. The program features advanced high school student writers who bring personalized writing support directly to their peers in the areas of language mechanics, organization, and content. Just recently, five of NSU University School’s writing…


NSU University School Boys Cross Country Team Qualifies for State Championship

The students at the NSU University School have done it again! Congratulations to the Middle School Boys Cross Country Team for scoring in the top 25% of all middle school boys cross country teams that competed in September’s state qualifier. The team’s outstanding performance at the meet has earned the…


The NSU University School Raises Money and Wins Tripleheader at 10th Annual “Dig Pink” Volleyball game

The NSU University School Middle, Junior Varsity, and Varsity Volleyball teams recently won a triple-header against Somerset Academy at the 10th annual “Dig Pink” Volleyball game. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and “Dig Pink” is a combined effort between the Upper School’s Pink for Life service club and the…


NSU University School Robotics Team named Tournament Champions

The NSU University School Robotics Team has started the tournament season off in spectacular form as they were named the Tournament Champions at the first two VEX Robotics Competitions of the year! At the recent Coral Park Tournament, the “A” and “B” Teams defeated both the second ranked alliance and…


Five NSU University School Students Qualify as National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Congratulations to Avani Choudhary, Emma Duval, Rhys Murray, Cory Riegelhaupt, and Peri Shechtman who have been selected as Semifinalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition to earn 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth about $33 million….


Young Entrepreneurs Find Success at National Competition

Congratulations to the NSU University School Junior Achievement Alpha Essentials team who won 3rd place in the JA Company of the Year Category at Junior Achievement’s National Student Leadership Summit held in Washington D.C. Each team member, Andrew Hurowitz, Cole Becker, Alexis Bogomolni, Evan Gutkin, and Alexander Shuster, also won…


NSU University School Speech and Debate Team Excels at National Tournament

Congratulations to Jake Wallack and Itiel Wainer who were named National Champions at the National Speech and Debate Tournament! Additionally, NSU University School’s Middle and Upper Schools were both named Schools of Excellence in Speech, signifying that we were one of the top programs at the national tournament. NSU University…


USchool students recognized during Silver Knight Awards Ceremony

Congratulations to the following NSU University School seniors honored at the 2016 Silver Knight Awards Ceremony. Sophie Septoff won in the Music and Dance category. Rachel Bomser won an Honorable Mention in World Languages, and Michelle Langone won an Honorable Mention in Drama. The Silver Knight is a prestigious, 58-year-old…


University School Students Share their Stories at The First Grade Fairybook Festival

First grade students at NSU University School were thrilled to spend time with parents, grandparents, and friends at the annual Fairytale Festival. Leading up to the festival, students completed a unit study of Fairytales, discussing the elements of a fairytale story including character, plot, setting, the problem, and the solution….


USchool earns recognition from Critics’ Awards Program for theater performance of “Spamalot”

We are so proud of our NSU University School students who received 16 Cappie nominations for their spectacular work in Spamalot. The Critics’ Awards Program, or Cappies for short, celebrates outstanding achievement in high school theatre. Nominations are made by student critics from participating schools who attend the productions of…


Industry Professionals Meet with Middle School Students for Career Connections Event

NSU University School eighth grade students enjoyed making connections with industry professionals during the 6th annual Middle School Career Connections event. More than 50 USchool parents and alumni, NSU professors, and other working professionals participated in panel discussions that addressed a number of questions including why they love what they…


USchool Student Shadows World Renowned Scientist

Cultivating her passion for marine biology, Marlee Lewin, a sophomore at NSU University School, has elevated her learning through the Independent Research Study (IRS). This unique program gives students the opportunity to work one-on-one with university professors and conduct extensive, graduate-level research. Marlee is currently being mentored by world-renowned marine…


NSU University Scschool Students Qualify for the 2016 National Speech and Debate Tournament

Congratulations to the NSU University School Speech and Debate team members who are eligible to compete in the 2016 USA World Schools Debate Invitational. We commend your achievements so far this year and wish you the best of luck at nationals! The NSU University School representatives are: Thomas Ebenger &…


NSU University School Names Director of Upper School

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) University School , JK-twelfth grade college preparatory school, is proud to announce that Scott Fech, Ph.D., has been named the new director of the Upper School effective July 1, 2016.  Fech was offered the position after a comprehensive search process, which included parent surveys, committee meetings,…


NSU University School Robotics Team Continues to Excel

The NSU University School Robotics Team A won the Excellence Award, the Highest Driving Skill Award, and the Highest Programming Award at the VEX Robotics Competition: Nothing But Net. The tournament was the final regional tournament of the season before the Florida State Championship this month. The Robotics team started…


University School Visual Arts Students win Numerous Arts Awards

Congratulations to our talented NSU University School visual arts students who did exceptionally well in the 2016 Regional Schoslatic Art Awards for Broward County. Upper School and Middle School artists won a total of three American Vision Nominee Awards, 28 Gold Keys, 25 Silver Keys, and 40 Honorable Mentions. Their…


Last Chance to Receive 45% Off at Camp Nova this Summer!

Camp Nova at NSU University School is open to students in kindergarten to grade 11, and provides campers with a summer full of smiles, laughs, fun with new friends, and plenty of good memories. Students can spend their summer mastering the art of archery, stunting in cheerleading, learning martial arts,…


Upper School Student is a candidate for the prestigious U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Congratulations to NSU University School student, Jacob Ronkin, for being selected as a candidate for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program, which honors some of our Nation’s most distinguished graduating high school seniors. The program recognized 4,000 students out of more than 3.3 million graduating seniors. Jacob is one of 125…


NSU University School hosts Cultural Unity Fair

Students in the Lower School enjoyed spending a week learning about different cultures during the annual Cultural Unity Week. Throughout the week, parents and grandparents volunteered their time to share their cultural traditions with our students in the classrooms. The week culminated with a Cultural Unity Fair, an event our…


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