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University School Actress Wins Carbonell Scholarship Award

University School of NSU senior and accomplished actress Rachel Brooks took to the stage once again, this time to accept a Student Carbonell Award and Scholarship. The award and $1,000 scholarship is presented to graduating seniors who demonstrate talent and commitment to theatre, academic achievement, and who will pursue a…

“A Musical in Bloom – The Plant,” Mar. 17-18

The Performing Arts Department of University School in collaboration with Lovewell Institute for the Creative Arts presents, “The Plant, A Musical in Bloom” this weekend. See flyer for details…

University School of NSU Hosts Campus Visit Day for Students Entering Pre-K Through 8th Grade

University School of NSU will be hosting a Campus Visit Day for prospective students and their families. For students entering Pre-K through 8th grade, the Lower and Middle Schools’ Campus Visit day will be held on Tuesday, Mar. 20 starting at 9 a.m. Located on NSU’s campus, University School is…

University School of NSU’s 21st Annual “Main Event” Raises $320,000 to Support Students

For this year’s 21st Annual University School of NSU “Main Event” fundraiser, participants were invited to “Join the Family” by making a lasting educational contribution to their child’s future. The family-themed event took place on Feb. 8 at Martorano’s at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, and featured dinner,…

Sweeping Number of University School Student Works Receive Scholastic Art Awards

Middle and Upper School students at University School of NSU recently received regional high honors for more than 60 works of art, nearly half of which will advance to judging at the national level. The recognition reflects high skill levels across University School’s broad range of arts electives―from ceramics and…

University School Students Earn Highest Award from National Forensic League

University School of NSU students Matt Linn and Daniel Rego, under the guidance of coach Steve Schappaugh, have earned the degree of Premier Distinction — the National Forensic League’s highest degree of student membership. A degree of Premier Distinction reflects sustained excellence in classroom activities, competition rounds, and service projects….

University School Students Deliver Powerful “Think B4 You Speak” Message of Acceptance at Special Assembly

University School of NSU student leaders favor freedom of speech and they want people to realize that what they say has impact. To emphasize the importance of thinking before speaking, the school recently held a special student-run awareness assembly to address negative terminology and stereotypes that scar countless children. “As…

13 University School Student-Athletes Participate in National Signing Day

University School of NSU proudly presented 13 student‐athletes representing four different sports for National Signing Day. The February date signifies the first day that a high school senior can sign a binding National Letter of Intent for college football with a school that is a member of the NCAA, the…

University School’s Special Olympics Club Raises Funds & Coaches Athletes

University School of NSU’s Special Olympics Club has been doing remarkably well this school year by raising more than $1,100 from their jeans day and bake-sale fundraisers. The proceeds will aid the athletes of Special Olympics Broward County. Students in the club have also been coaching the 14-and-younger Nova Snakes…

4th-Grade University School Student Wins National Singing Competition

University School of NSU’s 4th-grade student Sivan Ben David was recently named the winner of the “Voice of an angel” competition, which drew more than 700 applicants from around the country. Read more by clicking here.

University School Students Celebrate Cultural & Ethnic Diversity During International Night

The Upper School of the University School of NSU recently paid tribute to and celebrated their cultural, ethnic and racial diversity during their annual International Night. The evening’s festivities included music, dance and drama presentations that reflected artistic expressions from all the different corners of the globe, a parade of…

University School Students Perform Musical “Sweet Charity”

Tickets are on sale now for University School of NSU’s upcoming musical performance of “Sweet Charity,” the smash Broadway hit based on a Neil Simon play. The Cy Coleman score includes such memorable individual numbers as “Big Spender,” “Rhythm of Life” and “If My Friends Could See Me Now.” The…

University School of NSU hosts Online Auction, Bidding closes Feb. 5

Shop at University School’s Online Auction! Bidding closes Feb. 5. Visit www.biddingforgood.com/uschool. See flyer….

University School’s Fall Teams Recognized for High Cumulative GPA

University School of NSU’s varsity volleyball is “head of the class” as six Fall teams were recently named academic champions by Florida High School Athletic Association. The other USchool teams to win special designation for highest cumulative GPA are boys’ and girls’ cross-country, boys’ and girls’ swimming and diving; and…

University School’s Suns’ Players and Coach Honored

Sun Sentinel recently chose University School of NSU Suns football player Macgarrett Kings as Player of the Year, and Suns Head Coach Roger Harriott as Coach of the Year. Some additional players were named All-County “First Team” stars. Get the complete breakdown and read more.

University School Hosts Dynamic Authors Apr. 29

University School of NSU invites the entire NSU community to attend the 2010 Literary Celebration on Apr. 29 featuring authors Sorrel King, Jilliane Hoffman and Brad Meltzer. The event lasts from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Bonaventure in Weston, and features brunch with open seating, complimentary valet…

See “The Little Prince” at University School – Apr. 30 & May 1

Don’t miss another spectacular production by University School of NSU’s Middle School students! The entire NSU community is invited to attend the Middle School’s production of The Little Prince. NSU faculty and staff receive a $2 discount on all tickets. Just enter the coupon code NSUARTS during your online checkout….

University School Presents Series of Spring Concerts – May 14-20

The NSU community is invited to join University School families and friends for a series of beautiful musical evenings. Witness the school’s talented students during four nights of Spring Concerts: Thursday, May 14 at 7 p.m. – Lower School Spring Concert, Miniaci Theater Friday, May 15 at 7 p.m. –…

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