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  • Welcome to University School - Home of the Jr. Bucs! Develop. Challenge. Excel.
    Welcome to University School - Home of the Jr. Bucs!
  • Faculty In-Service Day No School on Friday, August 22nd !!!!
    Faculty In-Service Day
  • Register by August 29th! Register Now for Junior Appalachian Musicians - JAM!
    Register by August 29th!
  • LOTS of Traffic! ETSU Fall Semester Begins on Monday, August 25th
    LOTS of Traffic!
  • Thursdays, After School, Room 217 New Club! Yoga! Every Thursday after school
    Thursdays, After School, Room 217
  • Thursday, August 21st, 6:00 p.m. 5/6 Academy Potluck Dinner
    Thursday, August 21st, 6:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday, August 19-21 Book Fair at University School!!!
    Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday, August 19-21
  • Flu Clinic coming soon to University School! Please return forms by August 22nd
    Flu Clinic coming soon to University School!
  • Saturday, August 23rd, 11:00 - 3:00, The Bicycle Shop Free Car Wash! UH Band and Chorus Fundraiser
    Saturday, August 23rd, 11:00 - 3:00, The Bicycle Shop
  • Tryouts August 27-28, Open Gym Tuesdays/Thursdays MS Boys Basketball Tryouts and Open Gym
    Tryouts August 27-28, Open Gym Tuesdays/Thursdays
  • Thursday, August 28th, Freedom Hall, 9:00 - 11:00 Tri-Cities College Fair
    Thursday, August 28th, Freedom Hall, 9:00 - 11:00
  • Friday, August 29th, 6:00 p.m., USchool Gym Great Music! Pie, Cake, Cookies! Sweet Music and Sweet Treats!
    Friday, August 29th, 6:00 p.m., USchool Gym
  • See Academic Calendar No School on Labor Day, Monday, September 1st
    See Academic Calendar
  • Thursday, September 4th Sign up now for Blood Drive at University School
    Thursday, September 4th
  • Saturday, September 6th, Run fer da Hills! Academy/Middle School Cross Country Sprints into Action!
    Saturday, September 6th, Run fer da Hills!
  • Saturday, September 6th, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Beautification Day on Saturday, September 6th
    Saturday, September 6th, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Turn in JC Mall receipts August 1st - September 14th Help USchool Win Cash!
    Turn in JC Mall receipts August 1st - September 14th
  • U S Bucs.com University School Home Page
    U S Bucs.com

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August 21  Back Yard Book Fair,  Library , 7:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
August 21  5/6 Academy Potluck Dinner
August 21   Yoga Club , Room 217, 3:15 to 4:30
August 21   Golf, East, NGreene, SGreene, Tri Cities Golf Course, 3:30
August 21  Canceled!!!!!   Open Gym,  MS Boys Basketball  


August 22     No School - Faculty In-Service Day  
August 22  Deadline for forms for Flu Shot


August 23  Key Club  Service Event, 2014 From Farm to Table Dinner, Jonesborough, TN, 6:00 p.m.
August 23   Aristocats T-shirt Order Forms  due to Ms. Ross
August 23  UH Band/Chorus, Free Car Wash, Bicycle Shop, 3208 Bristol HWY, 11:00 am-3:00 pm


August 25  ETSU Fall Semester Begins - LOTS of TRAFFIC!
August 25   Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 to 4:15


August 26   Senior permission forms and $3 fee for Senior trip to College Fair due
August 26   Golf, South, Happy Valley, Pine Oaks Golf Course, 3:30
August 26  HS Girls Soccer , @Crockett, 6:00
August 26  Open Gym,  MS Boys Basketball , 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.


August 27  Chess Club , Media Center, 3:30 to 5:00
August 27   MS Boys Basketball Tryouts, 6:00 to 7:30  


August 28  Seniors,  Tri-Cities College Fair, Freedom Hall Civic Center, 2nd-3rd period
August 28  College Visits , 12-1 Furman  
August 28   Yoga Club , Room 217, 3:15 to 4:30
August 28   Golf, North, Central, Warriors Path Golf Course, 3:30
August 28  HS Girls Soccer , vs. Elizabethton, 6:00
August 28   MS Boys Basketball Tryouts, 6:00 to 7:30  


August 29  Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM) Registration  and payment due
August 29  College Visits , 12-1 Liberty University
August 29   Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 to 4:15
August 29  Sweet Cabaret,  UH Chorus/Men's Ensemble/Soloists, Glee Club , USchool Gym, 6:00 p.m. 

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August  1- September 14 Earning for Learning, More information

September  1     No School - Labor Day Holiday   


September  2  Spanish Club , Room 012, after school
September  2   Golf, Unicoi Co, Pine Oaks Golf Course, 3:30
September  2   HS Girls Soccer , @South, 5:30

September  3  Chess Club , Media Center, 3:30 to 5:00

September  4  Blood Drive , USchool Gym, 11:45 am- 4:15 pm, Flyer 
September  4  Yoga Club , Room 217, 3:15 to 4:30
September  4   HS Girls Soccer , @TN High, 6:00

September  5  Mega Party (tentative date)
September  5  French Club , Room 217, after school
September  5   Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 to 4:15
September  5  The Aristocats7:00 p.m. 


September  6  The Aristocats7:00 p.m. 
September  6  Beautification Day , 9:00 a.m.  - 1:00 p.m.
September  6  HS Cross Country , Eye Opener, Roger Milliken Ctr, Spartanburg, SC
September  6  MS/Elem Cross Country , Run for the Hills, Bristol, TN


September  8   Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 to 4:15
September  8   Golf, District Tournament, Elizabethton Golf Course, 3:30
September  8   Foundation meeting, Media Center, 4:00 p.m.


September  9   Band and Chorus Concert, 7 p.m.
September  9   HS Girls Soccer , vs. Boone, 6:30


September 10  7-8 Grade Reward Field Trip, Gray Fossil Site/Museum, 9-2
September 10  Key Club  Dollywood Trip permissions/payment due
September 10  Chess Club , Media Center, 3:30 to 5:00



September 11 - October 1 
  No School -  Fall Break


Break  September 11     No School - Faculty Administrative Day  
Break  September 11   HS Girls Soccer, vs. Happy Valley, 6:00  


Break 
September 12     No School - Parent/Teacher Conference Day  



Break 
September 13  HS Cross Country , Knights Crossing-Salem/Roanoke, VA
Break  September 13  MS/Elem Cross Country , Knights Crossing-Salem/Roanoke, VA


Break  September 14  Last day for Mall Receipts, Earning for Learning, More information


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September 15  
Golf , Region Tournament, Elizabethton Golf Course, 3:30


Break  September 18  HS Cross Country , Raider Run
Break  September 18  MS/Elem Cross Country , Raider Run, Kingsport, TN


Break  September 23   HS Girls Soccer, vs. Sullivan Central, 6:30


Break  September 27  HS Cross Country , Bristol Cross, Bristol, TN
Break  September 27  MS/Elem Cross Country , Bristol Cross, Bristol, TN


Break  September 29   HS Girls Soccer, vs. South, 6:00


Break  September 30   HS Girls Soccer, vs. Happy Valley, 6:00

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September 11 - October 1   No School -  Fall Break


October  2  First Day of School after Fall Break

October  2  Yoga Club , Room 217, 3:15 to 4:30

October  3  French Club , Room 217, after school
October  3  Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 to 4:15 


October  6   Beta Club , Media Center, 3:00 to 4:00
October  6  Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 to 4:15 
October  6  Buc Boosters , School Cafeteria, 6:00 p.m.

October  7   HS Girls Soccer , @Elizabethton, 6:00

October  8  Chess Club , Media Center, 3:30 to 5:00


October  9   Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM) Classes Begin
October  9  Yoga Club , Room 217, 3:15 to 4:30
October  9  Senior Night!  HS Girls Soccer , vs. Crockett, 6:00


October 10  Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 to 4:15


October 11   HS Cross Country , Trail Blazers, Gray, TN
October 11   MS/Elem Cross Country , Trail Blazer (MS Regional), Gray, TN


October 13  Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 to 4:15 
October 13  Foundation meeting, Media Center, 4:00 p.m.

October 15  Chess Club , Media Center, 3:30 to 5:00


October 16  Yoga Club , Room 217, 3:15 to 4:30


October 17  Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 to 4:15 

October 18   MS/Elem Cross Country State, Victor Ashe Park, Knoxville, TN


October 20  Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 to 4:15


October 21  College Visits , 11:30-12:30 Vanderbilt University
                                            (only DE students may go at 11:30)



October 22  Chess Club , Media Center, 3:30 to 5:00


October 23  Yoga Club , Room 217, 3:15 to 4:30
October 23   HS Cross Country , HS Regional Meet
October 23   MS/Elem Cross Country , , Gray, TN


October 24  Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 to 4:15 


October 27  Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 to 4:15  

October 29  Chess Club , Media Center, 3:30 to 5:00


October 30  Yoga Club , Room 217, 3:15 to 4:30
 

October 31   No School - Faculty Professional Development Day   

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No School on August 22nd
     

banner Faculty In-Service Day:  Please note that there will be No School on Friday, August 22nd 

 

 banner  Labor Day Holiday:  Please note that there will be No School on Monday, September 1st.  Please see Academic Calendar for more information

Announcements
  • Open Gym for Middle School Boys' Basketball has been canceled for tonight (August 21, 2014)


  • Good luck to our Academy/Middle School Cross Country teams as they "Run For the Hills", Cross Country Meet is at South Holston Dam, Bristol, TN, on September 6th, 2014.  Run Fast, Bucs, Run..Fast!  See Schedule of Events


  • picture So proud of our Lady Bucs Soccer team  who accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  The ALS Association's mission includes providing care services to assist people with ALS and their families through a network of chapters working in communities across the nation and a global research program focused on the discovery of treatments and eventually a cure for the disease.  View Pictures of our Soaked Bucs !


  • Free Car Wash!!!!  There will be a Free Car Wash on Saturday, August 23rd, from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., at The Bicycle Shop at 3208 Bristol Highway next to Pal's.  Come support the UH Band and Chorus.  Donations accepted


  • Sweet Dessert Cabaret:  Do you like sweet desserts?  Do you like great music?  Then don't miss the Sweet Cabaret on Friday night, August 29th, in the University School Gym, at 6:00 p.m.  Music will be presented by members of the UH Chorus , Glee Club , Men's Ensemble and many soloists.  Come hear many of your favorite songs while you enjoy a piece of pie, cake, cookies or other sweets!  The Sweet Dessert Cabaret:  Tickets are just $5 per person and can be purchased from any Chorus, Band or Glee Club member.  See you on Friday, 29th!


  • JAM Registration:  We are so excited that it is time to register for Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM) here at University School! Please complete the bottom portion of the printable flyer  and return with payment by Friday, August 29th, to the front office, Attention: Ms. Kim Allison 


  • College Visits:  We have some upcoming College Visits scheduled for college representatives to come to University School.  All Juniors and Seniors are allowed to attend these sessions during Study Hall/Lunch.  Students MUST sign out of study hall and sign in to the college visit to have an excused absence.

    August 28 12-1 Furman; August 29  12-1 Liberty University; October 21 11:30-12:30; Vanderbilt University (only DE students may go at 11:30); November 4  12-1 University of Alabama-Birmingham


  • Yoga Club :  Not a Gumby?  No worries.  You don't have to be Gumby to do yoga.  You only need to have a willing heart.  Yoga is not about striking the perfect pose or competing with the student on the mat beside you.  It's all about your personal growth on the journey and learning to be grateful for the miracle that is you.  Join us in room 217 Thursdays right after school.  Bring a mat or use one of ours


  • Key Club :  If you plan to volunteer this Saturday, August 23rd, at the Jonesborough Farm to Table Dinner, please text the contact on your information sheet.  Also, if you are going on the Dollywood Trip or would like more information, please see Ms. Summey or Ms. Squibb.  Payment and permissions are due September 10th



  • BACK YARD BOOK FAIR is being held in the library on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, August 19th - 21st, from 7:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m..  Come and find  and purchase just the right book and support the library !


  • Open Gym at University School will be held for boys interested in playing Middle School Basketball every Tuesday and Thursday, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.  Tryouts will be on August 27th and 28th


  • Student Drivers - The new Parking Decals have arrived.  Please see Officer Hudson


  • Greetings Theater families!  This year we will be selling Aristocats t-shirts for $15 each.  Please indicate on order form the sizes and quantities of t-shirts that you would like to purchase.  Please have all orders in to Ms. Ross by Saturday August 23rd.  Checks should be made payable to University School with "Aristocats t-shirt" on the memo line.  Printable Order Form


  • Boxtop Bonus!!!!!  Please check out the General Mills Promotion Webpage for an awesome deal that should bring in TONS of Box Tops that will benefit our school!  Thanks! Kara Pollock, University School Foundation Boxtop Coordinator 


  • Traffic Alert!!!  On Monday, August 25th, ETSU Fall Semester Begins.  Please note that there will be LOTS of TRAFFIC on and around campus!


  • The ETSU Parking Services office has moved!  We are now at our new location in the old Public Safety building at 132 Stout Drive.  Our building is located at the corner of Stout Drive and University Parkway in front of Centennial Hall.  There is a drive-through entrance on Stout Drive, and the drive-through window will be available beginning Wednesday, August 20, 2014, for your convenience.   ETSU Parking Services Website


  • All students and employees will be receiving Flu Shot information in the next few days.  The Health Department will be coming to University School to give flu shots again this year.  Forms are to be returned by August 22nd 

    Printable Parent Information Letter
    Printable Student Consent Form
    Printable Adult Consent Form
    Printable Information - Influenza Vaccine, What You Need to Know



  • Seniors, do you need volunteer hours for graduation?  There is a great opportunity at the Appalachian Fair!  Good Samaritan Ministries needs a lot of volunteers to run their annual fundraiser booth; commit your time anywhere from 3pm-11pm Monday through Thursday and 7AM to Midnight next Saturday.  Come out and serve your community in a way that really matters!  See Ms. Carter in the office for the signup sheet and list of instructions


  • 8th Annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive:  There will be a Blood Drive at University School on Thursday, September 4th, in the University School Gym, from 11:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.   Set appointment or call Ms. Sharon Cradic at (423) 439-4361.  Minors will need a completed Parental Consent for Blood Donation .  There will be a Red Cross gift for all students who recruit a donor!   Donate in Honor of your favorite first responder unit!  Printable Flyer 


  • Seniors:  We have a field trip to the Tri-Cities College Fair at Freedom Hall coming up on August 28.  We will leave school near the beginning of second period and return before the end of 3rd period.  Over 40 colleges/universities will be participating.  This will be a great opportunity for you to hear about some schools that you may not have heard of as well as meet representatives from schools to which you plan to apply.  The permission form is available in the counseling office or the main office.  Please return it with $3.00 to Ms. Robinson by August 25



  • Beautification Day will be held on Saturday, September 6th. from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  We need volunteers!!! Please contact to sign up, and/or questions.   Printable Flyer .  Click here for Beautification Day Webpage


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Help USchool Win up to $10,000!
     

banner Earning for Learning!  Participation during August 1st - September 14th, 2014, could Win Up to $10,000 for University School !  All you have to do is bring your receipts from any Mall at Johnson City store to the mall' Guest Services Center to turn dollars into points.  Each dollar you spend counts as a point. At the end of the program the top five schools with the highest dollar per student ratio will win CASH prizes! See Mall at Johnson City webpage for more information