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University School of NSU’s Chess Team Makes Florida History

University School of NSU’s chess teams qualified for the state’s closed chess championship in all five competition sections: K-1 Open, K-3 Open, K-5 Open, K-8 Open and K-12 Open. According to Elizabeth Tejada, president of the Florida Scholastic Chess League, University School is the first Florida school to benchmark such…

Young Scientists at University School of NSU Awarded for Projects in Multiple Disciplines

University School of NSU students in grades 6-8 recently tackled group behavior, boat hull design, eco-friendly lighting and algae mitigation to name just a few of this year’s science fair topics. Middle School science fair projects are developed primarily in the classroom to afford students the opportunity to conduct thorough…

University School of NSU’s Middle School Partners with Two Sister Schools in China

As part of the 2012 Chinese Bridge Delegation to China sponsored by the College Board, University School of NSU Middle School Associate Director Stephen Marten had the unique opportunity to visit several Chinese K-12 schools, meet with Chinese educators, observe classes and interact with students. Marten’s selection to the program…

Discounts Available for Summer Fun at University School of NSU’s Camp Nova, Last Day to Register April 5

At University School of NSU’s Camp Nova, campers develop lifelong friendships, discover talents, and explore new experiences. Core selections are available in: Archery Arts and Crafts Dance Digital Photography General Sports Karate Kids Robotics The Science of Cooking Additional camps include: Basketball Cheerleading Junior Lifeguarding Teen Travel Discounts are available…

University School of NSU Wins State Football Championship

University School of NSU’s Suns recently won a pivotal December football game that resulted in a state championship. Here’s what local news outlets are saying about the school and these talented scholar-athletes: Miami Herald: By Andre C. Fernandez “Thanks in part to quarterback Mike White’s 282 yards, University’s 7-year-old football…

The “Sunsations” of University School Perform for the Children of Baudhuin Preschool

University School Concert Band Received Two Highest Ratings at District Assessments

University School of NSU’s High School Concert Band recently achieved the highest rating of Superior for both concert performance and sight-reading. The students performed live over the course of three days in a formal concert setting with an audience that included noted experts in the field of band performance. As…

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…

NSU hosts Annual Celebration of Excellence

Senior at University School of NSU has article Published in Top-Ranked Huffington Post

University School of NSU senior Matt Linn was recently published by The Huffington Post. His article “I’m an A-oholic” appeared in October, and the text is available by clicking here.

Get a Holiday Shopping Jump Start at 13th Annual University School Merchandise Mart, Oct. 26

Mark your calendars for a spectacular day of shopping, food, and fun, as it is time for the 14th Annual University School Merchandise Mart on Wednesday, Oct. 26. This boutique, hosted by the University Family Organization (UFO), will be held in the school’s Brown Sports Center from 8 a.m. until…

Five University School of NSU Students Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Five University School of NSU students have been named National Merit Semifinalists: Matthew Linn, Joshua Tupler, Eshani Patel, Danny Sepler, and Brent Stone. The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. High school students enter the National Merit Program by taking…

University School of NSU’s Head Coach Named Athletic Director of the Year

University School of NSU’s head coach, Roger Harriott, was recently named the 2010-2012 Athletic Director of the Year by Everything High School Sports. The online magazine acknowledged Harriott’s efforts, citing his student-athlete focus along with such program development benchmarks as last year’s district titles in girl’s tennis, boy’s soccer, softball,…

AcademicFest: An Opportunity to Discover More about the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences

University School of NSU Hosts Annual Golf Tournament, Oct. 12

The NSU community is invited to be a part of the University School of NSU’s Athletics Annual Golf Tournament on Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 12:30 p.m. at Jacaranda Country Club. It’s a friendly competition and fundraiser which will benefit the school’s sports conditioning program for team fitness and individual athletes….

Television Production Students at University School of NSU Advance to State Competition

Ten University School of NSU students were recently recognized as state finalists in the Jim Harbin Media Festival and Competition. This competition is sponsored by F.A.M.E. (Florida Association for Media in Education) and is the most prestigious state competition for high school students who are involved in television production. University…

University School of NSU Dance Educator Awarded Prestigious Fellowship

University School of NSU instructor Toranika Washington was one of only eight dance educators to win a fellowship to the internationally-recognized Bates Dance Festival Professional Training Program. For three weeks prior to the start of school, Washington immersed herself in a program designed to renew high school dance educators’ passion…

NSU’s Shark Shuffle 5K Run/Walk, Oct. 9

Raising Dollars for Active Scholars

University School of NSU’s Speech & Debate Team Captures National Awards

University School of NSU recently won the School of Excellence Award in Debate at the National Forensic League National Tournament in Dallas, Texas, and further became only one of eight teams nationwide to receive the Overall School of Excellence Award for Speech and Debate. Both awards marked firsts in USchool…

Championship Chess Team at University School of NSU Wins Honors at Three Major Events

University School of NSU’s championship chess team recently achieved high awards at three major competitions: the National High School Championship, National Elementary Championship and the Florida All-Stars Invitational Tournament. University School tied for 10th place at the National High School Championship held in Nashville, Tenn. Special recognition goes to Danny…