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Students Test Drive Entrepreneurial Venture

University School partners with Junior Achievement to empower its students with business and economic education. Twenty one Upper School students are participating in the JA Fellows Company Program, an 18-week entrepreneurship program that provides high school students with an understanding of economics through real-world experiences in business and leadership. In…


University School Students Study Penguins in the Wild

The University School Lower School Environmental Science curriculum covers how the natural world works and how we as humans interact with and affect the environment. Students are currently engaged in a unit on penguins that includes locating the Polar Regions on a world map to identify where in the world…


University School Student Initiates Speech and Debate Service Project: It Suits U

Improved communication, research, writing, and critical thinking skills are among the many valuable and well known academic benefits students derive from participating in speech and debate activities. Competitive forensics, as it is also known, also improves students’ social skills such as conflict resolution, assertiveness, and the ability to listen to…


Robotics Team Driver Excels in Engineering and Filmmaking

Ariel Desler, senior, has been an integral part of University School’s robotics team since he joined and became a robot driver in grade 9. After learning the ropes, Ariel advanced to head engineer in grade 10 and since then, he has enjoyed a leadership role on the top-ranked team. During…


Students Take a Stand in the Fight against Cancer

Donning a bald cap to raise cancer awareness hit close to home for Tyler Katz. The eighth-grader at University School in Davie participated in the campus’ Be Bold, Be Bald initiative in honor of his grandmother, who died of the disease. Katz had the date of her death written on…


Davie Teen Creates Website to Promote Laughter

Seventeen-year-old Grant Besner of Davie is a big believer in the saying, “Laughter is the best medicine.” Through his new website, www.llamamamahaha.com, he has been encouraging others to do the same. Llama Mama Healing Through Humor aims to cheer up children that are dealing with trauma in their lives. Grant…


Students Experience Hands-on Lesson on Citizenship

University School’s Middle School students were recently given an immersive lesson in what it takes to be good citizens. As part of the second annual Citizenship Day, each grade had a respective focus. Sixth-graders at the Davie school worked on team-building exercises, including a group knot game and a blindfold…


University School Student Shines in Creative Writing Contest

Congratulations to Avah Dickinson, sixth grade student, for winning second place in the Middle School Division of the Jewish Museum of Florida’s statewide creative writing contest. Her poem, “Malala Yousafzai” will complement the exhibit, From a Coin Toss into Politics: The Life of a Senator, on view from September 16,…


Enriched STEM Education at University School

University School second grade students recently completed an integrated STEM exploration titled “Food, Feathers, and Flight.” Through the examination of owls and flight, the STEM unit merged learning standards in science, technology, reading, engineering, art, and mathematics. Science lessons provided background information on food chains, food webs, and physical and…


University School students learn about the Brain in Science Class

Lower School students recently welcomed Crystal LaBozzetta, behavioral neuroscience student at NSU’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, and her colleagues who recently visited fifth grade to deliver an exciting, hands-on neuroscience lesson. The lesson started with a TED-Ed video that introduced students to the parts of the brain and…


Robotics Team Heads to the Florida State Championship

The University School Suns Robotics team (U.S.S.R.) has won its third consecutive Tournament Championship title this season, defeating top-ranked teams in each of the three VEX Robotics State Qualifiers. Outscoring all teams, the U.S.S.R. team has overwhelmingly dominated the competition and has earned two spots in the Florida VEX Robotics…


Explore the Best in You at University School, Nov. 15

University School’s Early Childhood Program provides students with a warm, inviting, and safe school environment where state-of-the-art teaching takes center stage. Starting as early as junior kindergarten, University School sets a foundation for success and a love for learning in a child-centered setting. Our innovative classroom design facilitates collaboration, cooperation,…


Red Ribbon Week 2014

During the last week in October, the University School Middle School joined schools across the nation to promote healthy, drug-free lifestyles for Red Ribbon Week. Students and faculty raised awareness about addiction-free lives with activities that included dress-up days, assemblies, and pledges to make healthy choices. This year, the Middle…


Academically Talented Seniors Recognized

University School is proud to congratulate our outstanding students who have been recognized by the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. Nationally, 1.4 million students entered the competition and 50,000 qualified for National Merit Program Recognition based on their scores on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). Eight University…


Student’s Annual Book Drive Benefits Cancer Patients

Last May, University School student Rachel Sereix began her Collection for the Cure charity book drive, which has already made an impact on many cancer patients’ lives. Rachel’s motivation was to provide an outlet to radiation oncology patients undergoing cancer treatments. In an effort to serve patients from diverse cultural…


Enjoy Food Trucks & Get a Jump Start on your Holiday Shopping at 17th Annual University School Merchandise Boutique, Oct. 16

Mark your calendars for a spectacular day of shopping, food, and fun, as it is time for the 17th Annual University School Merchandise Boutique on Thursday, October 16. This boutique, hosted by University School’s University Family Organization (UFO), will be held in the school’s Brown Sports Center (3375 SW 75…


See the University School’s Production of Annie, Nov. 7, 8 & 9

University School of NSU is proud to present our first All-School musical, Annie, on November 7 and 8 at 7:00 p.m. and November 9 at 1:00 p.m. at the Epstein Center for the Arts. Annie, based on the comic strip Little Orphan Annie, is the story of a young girl…


Dance Workshop Open to NSU Community, Nov. 22 and 23

The NSU community is invited to join University School students and other local dancers in a one-of-a-kind Dance Workshop that gives dancers an opportunity to take classes with world-renowned choreographers and dance instructors. The Fall Dance Workshop will be held on November 22 and 23 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00…


University School Graduates Rise to Greater Heights

The class of 2014 included 175 students, 46 of which attended University School for 12 years or more and are affectionately called “lifers.” The class was accepted to a combined total of 135 colleges and universities. The students cumulatively acquired close to 52,000 community-service hours during their tenure at University…


Last Chance to Receive 35% Off at Camp Nova this Summer!

Camp Sessions run from June 9 – August 1. (2 week sessions available) Post Camp Sessions run from August 4 – 15. (daily field trips) Camp hours are: 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. See flyer for more information…


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