April 24 Relay for Life raffle tickets on sale, American Cancer Society
April 24 Last day to sign up for SGA Vice-President Candidacy
April 24 Creative Writing Club , Library Computer Lab, 3:00 - 4:00
April 24 HS Girls Softball , @Unaka, 5:00
April 24 HS Boys Baseball , vs. West Greene (Thomas Stadium), 5:00
April 24 Rescheduled for 29th! England Trip meeting
April 24 Chorus Promenade Concert, Bud Frank Theatre, free admission, 7:00
April 25 No School - Faculty Professional Development Day
April 25 HS Girls Softball , Tiny Day Tournament (Greeneville), TBA
April 26 Prom , Lower Ballroom Carnegie Hotel, 8:00 p.m. to midnight
April 26 HS Boys Basketball Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser, Applebees, 8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
April 26 HS Girls Softball , Tiny Day Tournament (Greeneville), TBA
April 26 HS Boys Baseball , vs. Chuckey Doak (DH) (Thomas Stadium), 12 & 2
April 27 HS Girls Softball , Tiny Day Tournament (Greeneville), TBA
April 28 Testing , TCAP K-8 (SPED)
April 28 Senior Information Due, See Details
April 28 SGA Vice-President Election, during study period
April 28 Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 - 4:15
April 28 Senior Night! HS Girls Softball , vs. Elizabethton, 5:00
April 28 HS Boys Baseball , @West Greene, 5:00
April 29 Testing , TCAP K-8 (SPED)
April 29 First Priority , Room 301B, 7:15 a.m.
April 29 England Trip 2016 meeting, 7th-12th grade, Library, 6:00
April 29 HS Boys Soccer , @South HS, 5:30
April 29 HS Boys Baseball , @Johnson County, 4:30
April 29 HS Girls Softball , @Johnson County, TBA
April 30 Testing , TCAP K-8 (REG)
April 30 FCA , Room 215, 7:30 - 7:50 am
April 30 Testing Training , 9-12 Training 12-1
April 30 Testing Training , 9-12 Training 3:15-4:15
April 30 Chess Club , Media Center (Library), 3:30 - 5:00
, TCAP K-8 (REG)
May 1 Blood Drive , USchool Gym, 11:45 - 4:15
May 1 Creative Writing Club , Library Computer Lab, 3:00 - 4:00
May 1 HS Boys Soccer , @Tn. HS, 6:00
May 2 Testing , TCAP K-8 (REG)
May 2 Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 - 4:15
May 2 Spanish Club , Room 012, 3:15 - 4:15
May 2 HS Boys Baseball , District Tournament
May 2 Track , Times News Relays, Sullivan North HS, Kingsport, TN
May 2 Cabaret , Pizza served from 6:00 p.m., Music begins at 7:00 p.m., USchool Gym, cost $8
May 3-9 HS Girls Softball , District Tournament
May 5 Testing , TCAP K-8 (REG)
May 5 Testing , EOC Alg. I, Ballroom Left, 8:15 - 1:00
May 5 Testing , EOC Eng. 11 (III), Ballroom Right, 8:15 - 1:00
May 5 Testing , AP Chemistry, Forum, 8:00 - 1:30
May 5 Beta Club , Media Center, 3:00 - 4:00
May 5 Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 - 4:15
May 5 Buc Boosters , School Cafeteria, 6:00 p.m.
May 6 First Priority , Room 301B, 7:15 a.m.
May 6 Testing , EOC Alg. II, Ballroom Right, 8:15 - 1:00
May 6 Testing , EOC Eng. 9 (I), Ballroom Left, 8:15 - 1:00
May 6 Testing , AP Computer Science, Forum, 8:00 - 1:30
May 6 Track , A-AA Sub-sectionals, Greeneville HS, Greeneville, TN
May 7 FCA , Room 215, 7:30 - 7:50 am
May 7 Testing , EOC Eng. 10 (II), Ballroom Left, 8:15 - 1:00
May 7 Testing , EOC EOC US History, Forum, 8:15 - 1:00
May 7 Testing , AP Calculus AB, MR 1, 8:00 - 1:30
May 7 Chess Club , Media Center (Library), 3:30 - 5:00
May 8 Testing , EOC Biology, 8:15 - 1:00
May 8 Testing , EOC Chemistry, MR 1, 2, & 3, 8:15 - 1:00
May 8 Testing , AP Eng Lit (12), Forum, 8:00 - 1:30
May 8 Creative Writing Club , Library Computer Lab, 3:00 - 4:00
May 8 K-Kid Dinner
May 9 Elementary Field Day
May 9 Testing , AP Eng. Lang. (11), Forum, 8:00 - 1:30
May 9 Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 - 4:15
May 12 Testing , AP Biology, Forum, 8:00 - 1:30
May 12 Testing , 8th Grade PARCC, Math Block
May 12 Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 - 4:15
May 12 Foundation , Media Center, 4:00
May 12 HS Girls Softball , Regional
May 12 Band Spring Concert , 7:00
May 13 Senior Family Picnic RSVP form due
May 13 Testing , 8th Grade PARCC, Math Block
May 13 Testing , Algebra II PARCC, 8:00 - 11:30
May 13 First Priority , Room 301B, 7:15 a.m.
May 13 High School Honors Reception, 6:00 - -9:00 p.m.
HS Student Art Show
May 14 Testing , 10th Grade ELA PARCC, 8:00 - 2:00
May 14 Testing , AP US History, Forum, 8:00 - 1:30
May 14 FCA , Room 215, 7:30 - 7:50 am
May 14 Chess Club , Media Center (Library), 3:30 - 5:00
May 14 HS Girls Softball , Regional
May 15 Testing , PARCC Make Up
May 15 Creative Writing Club , Library Computer Lab, 3:00 - 4:00
May 15 HS Student Art Show Opening Reception, Slocumb Galleries , 5:00-7:00
May 15 Track , A-AA Sectionals, CAK, Knoxville, TN
May 16 Testing , PARCC Make Up
May 16 Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 - 4:15
May 16 German Club , Room 217, 3:00 - 3:30
May 16 Spanish Club , Room 012, 3:15 - 4:15
May 16 HS Girls Softball , Sectional
May 16 Play:"Salem’s Daughters”, USchool Gym, Cost $5, 7:00
May 17 Play:"Salem’s Daughters”, USchool Gym, Cost $5, 7:00
May 19 Foundation election of new officers
May 19 Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 - 4:15
May 19 Track , State Pentathlon/Decathlong, MTSU, Murfreesboro, TN
May 19 Choral Spring Concert , ETSU Bud Frank Theatre, free admission, 7:00
May 20 First Priority , Room 301B, 7:15 a.m.
May 20 Track , State Pentathlon/Decathlong, MTSU, Murfreesboro, TN
May 20-23 HS Girls Softball , State Tournament
May 21 FCA , Room 215, 7:30 - 7:50 am
May 21 Chess Club , Media Center (Library), 3:30 - 5:00
May 22 Music Sharing Club , Room 304, 3:00 p.m.
May 22 Creative Writing Club , Library Computer Lab, 3:00 - 4:00
May 22-24 Track , TSSAA State Championships, MTSU, Murfreesboro, TN
May 23 Glee Club , Room 128, 3:15 - 4:15
May 26 No School - Memorial Day Holiday
May 27 First Priority , Room 301B, 7:15 a.m.
May 27 Graduation Week , Senior Overnight Retreat, depart around 9:00 a.m.
May 27 Graduation Week , Senior/Parent Picnic
May 28 FCA , Room 215, 7:30 - 7:50 am
May 28 Graduation Week , Seniors return at noon
May 28 Graduation Week , Baccalaureate Practice, late afternoon
May 28 Chess Club , Media Center (Library), 3:30 - 5:00
May 28 French Club , Room 217, 3:00 - 3:30
May 29 Middle School Field Day
May 29 Creative Writing Club , Library Computer Lab, 3:00 - 4:00
May 29 Graduation Week , Graduation Practice, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
May 29 Graduation Week , Baccalaureate, 7:00 p.m.
May 30 1/2 Day - Last Day of School - School dismissed at 11:00
May 30 Graduation Week , Cap Gown Picture, Borchuck Plaza (front of Sherrod), 8:45
May 30 Graduation Week , Graduation Practice wearing regalia, Culp Auditorium, 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
May 30 Graduation Week , Graduation Ceremony, 7:00 p.m.
May 30 Graduation Week , Project Graduation (CPA), 9:00 p.m.
May 31 Graduation Week , Project Graduation ends (early morning)
June 2 - July 8 No School - Summer Break
Break June 2 No School - Faculty Administrative Day
June 2 - July 8 No School - Summer Break
Break July 7
No School - Faculty Inservice Day
Break July 8 No School - Faculty Inservice Day
July 9 First Day of School, Academic Year 2014-2015
Congratulations! U.S. News & World Report has released their annual high school rankings. University School received the ‘Silver’ medal award, was ranked 5th in Tennessee and was the highest ranking school in Northeast Tennessee! University School also received a National ranking of #695 out of 19,411 public high schools eligible for the rankings! Read Press Release
Faculty Professional Development Day: There will be NO SCHOOL on Friday, April 25th
Testing! Testing! Testing! Be very, very quiet! Bells will be turned off April 28th - May 5th, due to TCAP testing
Softball Senior Night! Come out and support our
Swinging Senior Lady Bucs
on Monday night, April 28th, at 5:00 p.m., when our ladies take on the Elizabethton Cyclones. Go, Bucs, Go!
Parents of Seniors! You are invited to a Senior Family Picnic on Tuesday, May 27th, at 6:30 p.m., at Pathfinders in Kingsport, Tennessee. Please return
along with cash payment to
Ms. Amy Horton
at University School by May 13, 2014.
Registration information for the 2014 Silverbacks Football league is on the athletic bulletin board. Ages 12-18
Juniors and Seniors: Don't forget that Thursday is the last day to buy tickets for Prom at school. Only Seniors at University School are free. Prom tickets will be sold in front of the office during both lunches and in Ms. Day's room before and after school. Tickets are $15 a person. Seniors: come by the ticket booth to get information on the pictures and to nominate for prom king and queen. All students attending prom must sign a prom rules form. They are available at the ticket booth. If you have any questions, ask
Prom Portrait Information has now been posted on the Prom Webpage . The Prom will be held on Saturday, April 26th, on the lower ballroom of Carnegie Hotel, from 8:00 p.m. to midnight. Students who wish to attend will be required to sign a dance contract. Please review the Dress Code for the event prior to purchasing prom attire. See Prom Webpage for information
This Friday ETSU is participating in a Relay for Life in support of the American Cancer Society. This year University School student, Jacob Worley, and his family, have formed a team in efforts to raise money and attention to cancer. Jacob and his family are doing this in celebration of his 10th year in remission! To raise money Jacob will be selling raffle tickets for a chance to win one of many prizes. The prizes total over $1200. Tickets are $2 a ticket or 3 tickets for $5. Please see Jacob at any time to ask questions or to get a ticket. At the end of school on Wednesday and Thursday, April 23rd & 24th, Jacob will have a table outside of the office selling tickets. Thank you!
Senior Information Needed by April 28th! The
class is currently working on several videos for graduation. We are asking seniors to turn in one baby picture, one casual picture and any other pictures they have from high school.
Also, seniors need to turn in a quote they like and what they are going to do in the future (college, degree, or what they will be doing next year).
Also, over the next few days we will be filming the I remember when ..... and Thank You videos. Seniors please be thinking of your I remember when story.
If possible, could you have the pictures, quote, and plans in by April 28th
SGA VP Election: Sophomores interested in running for
Vice-President must sign the campaign rules agreement prior to Thursday, April 24th, in order to be included on the ballot. If you do not sign up, you will not be included on the ballot! Please meet in Ms. Campbell's room during study period or after school. Voting for SGA VP will take place on Monday, April 28th, during study period. See
if you have questions
England Trip: There will be a meeting on Tuesday, April 29th, in the library, at 6:00 p.m., for any current 7th -12th grade students who are interested in going to England in March, 2016. If you have any questions, please see
Cabaret!! Join us for the
on Friday, May 2nd, in the University School Gym, for a great night of Music and Laughter. Pizza will be served beginning at 6:00 p.m. and the Music will begin at 7:00 p.m. Cost is $8.00 for 2 slices of pizza, drink, dessert and a great show. Maximum of $32 per household. Show only is $5 at the door. Contact Ms. Ross or Dr. Borden for tickets
Candidates are being requested to fill positions on the
University School Foundation
. The Foundation serves a very important purpose: to operate exclusively for charitable, scientific, literary, and educational purposes and more specifically for the support, improvement, and perpetuation of the University School of East Tennessee State University.
Nominations will be accepted and voted upon by the membership on Monday, May 19th, according to the bylaws. Please only nominate those who have agreed to be candidates.
The following eleven positions are available on the Executive Committee (voting members):
President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Fund Raising Committee Chair, Elementary School Parent Representatives (2), Middle School Parent Representatives (2), and High School Parent Representatives (2).
Please circulate this message to potential candidates that you may know.
The University School staff is asked to provide at least 3 faculty members as representatives—one from each school. These are non-voting member positions.
If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Jim Austin, President, US Foundation