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Taking Printing to the Third Dimension<

Taking Printing to the Third Dimension

Students are using USchool’s 3-D printer in computer art courses, interactive and web design courses, and AP computer science courses. More
USchool Program Gives Wings to Student’s Rescue-Drone Idea

USchool Program Gives Wings to Student's Rescue-Drone Idea

University School student Ethan Gellman teamed up with an NSU professor to bring his "rescue drone" to life. More
Professionals Share Latest Trends in Photography

USchool Student Breathes New Life into CPR Training

A 17-year-old University School student has made it her mission to save lives by bringing hands-only CPR training to her peers. More
Professionals Share Latest Trends in Photography

Professionals Share Latest Trends in Photography

Students in the Digital Photography program connect with professional photographers as they explore various career paths and learn innovative techniques. More
Musical Performance Garners 9 Cappie Nominations

Musical Performance Garners 9 Cappie Nominations

More than 100 cast, crew and orchestra members were honored for their success and talents in Shrek, The Musical. More
Upper School Math team competed in the prestigious Harvard-MIT Math Tournament

Math Team Scores Two Top 10 Wins at Harvard-MIT Tournament

Congratulations to nine members of the Upper School Math team who recently competed in the prestigious Harvard-MIT Math Tournament. More
2014 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

2014 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Congratulations to 60 University School students for winning a total of 88 awards in the annual Scholastic Art Awards Competition. More
The Stock Market Game™ A Lower School Lesson in Economics

The Stock Market Game™ A Lower School Lesson in Economics

Fourth and fifth grade students are currently participating in The Stock Market Game™, an international competition that teaches and reinforces core academic skills while imparting an understanding of the importance of saving and investing. More
Sun-Sentinel Covers Unique Teaching Techniques

Sun-Sentinel Covers Unique Teaching Techniques

University School uses Minecraft to introduce engineering skills and Mind Lab strategy games to give students a potent reason to slow down and problem-solve with action plans that have real-life application. More
University School Students Score a Home Run with Baseball Buddies

University School Students Score a Home Run with Baseball Buddies

University School of NSU juniors Noah Blum, Cole Bianco and Samuel Goldfarb are teaming special needs children with members of their baseball league to make a difference for kids and parents alike. More
University School Junior Reinvents the Charitable Golf Tournament

Arts Teacher of the Year in Dance

University School's Ms. Toranika Washington was officially honored as Broward County's Dance Teacher of the Year. More
University School Speech & Debate Program Ranks Top 1% in Nation

University School Speech & Debate Program Ranks Top 1% in Nation

National Forensic League Speech & Debate Honor Society officially recognized University School's program as ranking among the Top 1% of schools nationwide with earned membership in the League's prestigious Societé de 300. More
University School Junior Reinvents the Charitable Golf Tournament

University School Junior Reinvents the Charitable Golf Tournament

University School junior Jared Barclay designed the first Annual Tee It Up Golf Tournament not only to benefit the Autism Society of Broward County, but to provide a unique opportunity for teens and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. More
University School Sweeps Three District Championship Titles

University School Sweeps Three District Championship Titles

University School's Golf, Varsity Football and Boys Swimming and Diving teams all earned the title District Champions. More
University School Teacher a Finalist for Arts Teacher of the Year

University School Teacher a Finalist for Arts Teacher of the Year

University School's Ms. Toranika Washington is a nationally-recognized dance educator most recently honored as a 2013 Finalist for Broward Country's Teacher of the Year in Arts. More
Sun-Sentinel Features It Suits U Service Project

Sun-Sentinel Features It Suits U Service Project

University School senior Rachel Wallack launched “It Suits U” to help fellow speech and debate competitors dress for success. More
Chinese Program Leads Students to New Immersion Challenges

University School Students Report on Missions to Haiti and Jamaica

Reports by University School Senior Aku Acquaye and University School Junior Matthew Lyn, both members of the student club WIND (World in Distress). More
Chinese Program Leads Students to New Immersion Challenges

Chinese Program Leads Students to New Immersion Challenges

University School's Chinese program started in 2007 with 12 students and boasts 150 students today with six Middle School classes, seven Upper School classes and three dedicated teachers. More
FoxSports.com Interviews Headmaster Dr. Chermak

One State Championship Team Shares Airtime with Another

Before University School's state championship varsity football team won its first home game of the season, FoxSports.com sought to learn more about USchool's three-time state champions, the speech and debate team. More
FoxSports.com Interviews Headmaster Dr. Chermak

FoxSports.com Interviews Headmaster Dr. Chermak

FoxSports.com broadcasters covered much more than University School's 47-12 win against Miami Norland Senior High School. More
Student's Artwork Selected for National Exhibitions

Students' Artwork Selected for National Exhibitions

Two national award winning works by University School students will not be coming home for another year. More
University School Class of 2013 Acceptance Highlights

University School Class of 2013 Acceptance Highlights

University School congratulates graduates for offers of acceptance to the nation's finest colleges and universities. More
Florida Scholastic Press Association Recognizes Journalists & Producers

Florida Scholastic Press Association Recognizes Journalists & Producers

University School students received high marks and two All-Florida designations for news stories, photographs and films. More
Lower School Student Leaders Introduce Earth Day Assembly

Lower School Student Leaders Introduce Earth Day Assembly

Members of University School's Green Team proposed and organized the first Lower School Earth Day Assembly and digital photography contest. More
University School Students Win Suncoast Emmy Awards

University School Students Win Suncoast Emmy Awards

University School students captured first place wins in three Suncoast Emmy Awards film categories, competing against peers from Florida, Louisiana, Puerto Rico and the southern parts of Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia. More
Sophomore Wins State, Advances to International Science Fair

Sophomore Wins State, Advances to International Science Fair

University School sophomore Rachel Sereix followed a first place win at the Broward County Science Fair with a first place win at the Florida State Science and Engineering Fair and an invitation to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, to name three of her many honors. More
University School's Production of Tarzan Earns 12 Cappie Nominations

University School's Production of Tarzan Earns 12 Cappie Nominations

University School cast, crew and orchestra members are honored for their work in the final production of 2012-2013 season. More
Math Team Wraps Successful Competition Season

Math Team Wraps Successful Competition Season

University School's Upper School Math Team members participated in 14 math competitions this school year in six different categories. More
Student Messages Prove as Beautiful as Their Award-Winning Art

Student Messages Prove as Beautiful as Their Award-Winning Art

Out of the 230,000 submissions to this year's Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, only one percent received national recognition for their works. More
Middle School Students Embrace Tough Science Projects

Middle School Students Embrace Tough Science Projects

University School's access to mentors and resources allows Middle School students to adopt science fair topics about which they can be passionate, but such pursuits often require additional work by both the student and teacher. More
Perfect and Top 3 Marks Awarded at Two State Conferences

Perfect and Top 3 Marks Awarded at Two State Conferences

University School world language students achieved high scores at the French and Spanish State Conferences. More
All University School Sports Honored as Academic Team Champions

All University School Sports Honored as Academic Team Champions

The Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) placed every University School varsity team on the organization's Top 10 list for academic achievement in their respective sports. More
Yasmin Uddin Finds a Cause in Colombia

Speech & Debate Team Wins Third Consecutive State Championship

University School’s speech and debate team defended the team’s state title by winning the championship for a third consecutive year. More
Yasmin Uddin Finds a Cause in Colombia

Yasmin Uddin Finds a Cause in Colombia

The children packed into the tented school did not know what University School senior Yasmin Uddin had planned for her third trip to their flood-devastated community in Colombia, but they were excited to find out. More
24 Speech & Debate Students Qualify for States

University School Artists Advance to National Judging

The nation’s most prestigious arts recognition program bestowed two American Visions nominations as well as numerous regional Gold Keys, Silver Keys and Honorable Mentions to University School visual artists. More
Students Shine at Seventh Annual Science Congress

Students Shine at Seventh Annual Science Congress

University School student researchers presented science projects in physics, engineering, biochemistry, microbiology, botany, zoology, environmental science, mathematics, and medicine and health. More
24 Speech & Debate Students Qualify for States

Key Club Carnival Unites Community and School

University School students perform community service throughout the year, but the Key Club’s annual carnival provides a unique opportunity for the entire school to share in the spirit of community and giving. More
24 Speech & Debate Students Qualify for States

Twenty-Four Speech & Debate Students Qualify for States

University School students secured 24 qualifying spots to the Varsity Forensics State Championship to be held in March. More
University School Chess Teams Make History

University School Chess Teams Make History

University School 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. More
Middle School Partners with Two Sister Schools in China

Middle School Partners with Two Sister Schools in China

As part of the 2012 Chinese Bridge Delegation to China sponsored by the College Board, 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. More
University School Fall Football Celebrates National Championship

University School Football Celebrates National Championship

US Suns players donned their jerseys one more time and had the opportunity to celebrate again when they were presented with MaxPreps' Minuteman Trophy after finishing the season as the website’s small-schools national champion. More
Young Scientists Awarded for Projects in Multiple Disciplines

Young Scientists Awarded for Projects in Multiple Disciplines

University School students, grades 6-8, tackled group behavior, boat hull design, eco-friendly lighting and algae mitigation to name just a few of this year’s science fair topics. More
University School WINS State Football Championship

Seniors Receive Impressive Early Decisions in First Wave

Many University School seniors have already received acceptance confirmations that will allow them to attend the colleges of their choice. More
All University School Fall Sports Honored as Academic Team Champions

All University School Sports Honored as Academic Team Champions

The Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) placed every University School varsity team on the organization’s Top 10 list for academic achievement in their respective sports. More
Lower School Students Respond to Last Wish

Lower School Students Respond to Last Wish

Three University School students mobilize PreK-Grade 5 peers and teachers to help a Kentucky child meet his goal. More
University School WINS State Football Championship

University School WINS State Football Championship

University School's seven-year-old football program won its first state title. More
Students Awarded State & International Designations

Students Awarded State & International Designations

University School film and TV production students received numerous awards and designations at the state and international levels.More
Exclusive University School College Fair Boasts 160 Schools

Exclusive University School College Fair Boasts 160 Schools

University School's college counseling office facilitates several programs throughout the year to prepare students and parents for the college search and application process. More
Three Golf Players Rank TOP 10 in State and Team Earns Prestigious Invitation

Three Golf Players Rank TOP 10 in State and Team Earns Prestigious Invitation

University School varsity boys’ golf players captured three of the Top 10 in Florida spots and newspaper writers have determined that University School golf is among the strongest teams in the state. More
Teacher Receives Prestigious Lifelong Ambassador Award

Teacher Receives Prestigious Lifelong Ambassador Award

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida honors University School 4th grade teacher, Ms. Szikman. More
University School Presents Its National Merit Semifinalists

University School Presents Its National Merit Semifinalists

Five commended University School students have advanced to the next stage of the National Merit Scholarship Program. More
Film Students Advance to State Finals

Film Students Advance to State Finals

After first place wins on the district and regional levels, three Jim Harbin entries will be awarded top honors at the state FAME conference on November 2nd. More
Nationally-Ranked Speech & Debate Students Continue to Excel

Nationally-Ranked Speech & Debate Students Continue to Excel

Members of this year's State Championship Team may have symbolically tossed their graduation caps, but their thinking caps for speech & debate remained. More
University School Educator Recognized for Making a Difference

University School Educator Recognized for Making a Difference

AP physics teacher Rafael Arechabaleta is one of five educators to receive the Northwestern University Distinguished Secondary Teacher Award. More
Sun-Sentinel Covers Renaissance Research & Role-Playing Unit

Sun-Sentinel Covers Renaissance Research & Role-Playing Unit

Middle School students prove that a five-week Renaissance history unit requiring research, creative writing and demonstrations of mastery can be fun. More
Concert Band Receives Two Highest Ratings at District

Science Students Capture 4th and 5th Place in State Fair

Engineering and chemistry investigations by University School 8th grade students Elizabeth Cornfeld and Danielle Bimston garnered state awards. More
Concert Band Receives Two Highest Ratings at District

Concert Band Receives Two Highest Ratings at District

University School's High School Concert Band achieved the highest rating of Superior for both concert performance and sight-reading. More
Olympic Hopeful Emily Kopas Prepares for Trials

Olympic Hopeful Emily Kopas Prepares for Trials

University School student Emily Kopas is fifteen years old, making her one of the youngest athletes who will compete in the 2012 Olympic swim trials. More
Math Student Achieves Highest Pre-Algebra 6 Individual Score

Math Student Achieves Highest Pre-Algebra 6 Individual Score

Minsuk Kang earned first place at the Broward County Council of Teachers and Mathematics (BCCTM) competition, outscoring 109 6th grade students. More
Production Talents Bring Home Six First Place Awards

Production Talents Bring Home Six First Place Awards

The same organization that produces the Emmys awarded University School students six first place awards and six honorable mentions. More
Chinese Students Take Multiple First and Top-Three Honors

Multiple First & Top-Three Honors Won at Chinese Language Competition

University School students in Middle and Upper School capture first and top-three place wins at various statewide Chinese competitions. More
National Scholastic and Congressional Art Winners Announced

National Scholastic and Congressional Art Winners Announced

University School's National Scholastic Gold and Silver Key winners will be honored at a June 1, 2012 awards ceremony to be held at Carnegie Hall in New York City. More
Students Help Reveal Stunning Benefits of Band and Chorus

Students Help Reveal Stunning Benefits of Band and Chorus

Music courses have tremendous positive impact according to research and the personal experiences of two University School students. More
University School Actress Wins Carbonell Scholarship Award

University School Actress Wins Carbonell Scholarship Award

University School senior Rachel Brooks took to the stage once again, this time to accept a Student Carbonell Award and Scholarship. More
Speech & Debate State Champions Take Away More than Trophies

Speech & Debate State Champions Take Away More than Trophies

University School's Speech & Debate Team captured the Overall State Championship title for the second year in a row, sweeping three of four team categories. More
World Language Students Shine at Two State Conferences

World Language Students Shine at Two State Conferences

University School French and Spanish students excelled during their respective academic state conferences, receiving numerous honors and a trophy. More
Chess Team Defends State Title & Triples Victory

Chess Team Defends State Title & Triples Victory

University School students brought home not one, but three Florida Scholastic Chess Championship trophies. More
Student Teams with Race Car Driver on No Texting Assembly

Student Teams with Race Car Driver on No Texting Assembly

University School student is hoping to raise awareness of the dangers of texting while driving. More
Pre-Law Unveiled as a New Elective for Middle School Students

Pre-Law Unveiled as a New Elective for Middle School Students

University School seventh and eighth grade students can now choose law as an elective. More
Sweeping Number of Works Receive Scholastic Art Awards

Sweeping Number of Works Receive Scholastic Art Awards

Middle and Upper School students received high honors for more than 60 works of art, nearly half of which advance to judging at the national level. More
Students Earn Highest National Forensic League Distinction

Students Earn Highest National Forensic League Distinction

NFL bestows highest degree of Premier Distinction to Matt Linn and Daniel Rego, placing them among the top half of one percent of all student members. More
Students Deliver Powerful Think B4 You Speak Message

Students Deliver Powerful Think B4 You Speak Message

University School student leaders favor freedom of speech; they just want people to realize that what they say has impact. More
National Signing Day Is a Family Affair at University School

National Signing Day Is a Family Affair at University School

University School proudly presented 13 student-athletes representing four different sports for National Signing Day. More
Nine-Year-Old Wins National Singing Competition

Nine-Year-Old Wins National Singing Competition

University School's Sivan Ben David beat out over 700 singers of all ages to win the "Voice of an Angel" fifth season competition. More
Sun-Sentinel Covers Cultural Unity Week

Sun-Sentinel Covers Cultural Unity Week

Students at the Lower School at University School of NSU in Davie recently celebrated their diversity through Cultural Unity Week More
Wendy's Heisman State Finalist Knows How to Go the Distance

Students Celebrate Heritage of More than 50 Countries

Students presented ancestral flags, food and artistic traditions from over 50 countries during an annual tribute to cultural, ethnic and racial diversity. More
Wendy's Heisman State Finalist Knows How to Go the Distance

Wendy's Heisman State Finalist Knows How to Go the Distance

Sydney Schneider runs her young life like her cross-country events; she sets a fast pace and goes the distance. More
Girls Net Middle School Soccer Championship Trophy

Girls Net Middle School Soccer Championship Trophy

The University School girls' middle school soccer team topped an undefeated season by capturing the Middle School Soccer Championship trophy. More
University School Suns Named Player and Coach of the Year

Numerous Fall Teams Recognized for High Cumulative GPAs

University School's varsity volleyball is "head of the class" as six fall teams are named academic champions by Florida High School Athletic Association. More
University School Suns Named Player and Coach of the Year

University School Suns Named Player and Coach of the Year

Sun Sentinel chooses Macgarrett Kings as Player of the Year, Head Coach Roger Harriott as Coach of the Year and more as All-County "First Team" stars. More
First National STN Submission Garners Honorable Mention

First National STN Submission Garners Honorable Mention

University School students earned an impressive honorable mention with their first Student Television Network (STN) national challenge entry. More
All-State Choir & Band Members Selected

Chess Players Capture Team Trophies and Class Titles

The current reining Florida High School Chess Team Champions secured new honors at the National Grades Chess Championship in Dallas, Texas. More
All-State Choir & Band Members Selected

Fourth-Grade Students Add Writing Credits to Budding Resumes

"A once in a lifetime opportunity" is how nine and 10-year-olds are describing the unique 12-week Introduction to Theatre workshop that resulted in their writing an original musical that debuted Saturday. More
All-State Choir & Band Members Selected

All-State Choir & Band Members Selected

The best student musicians in the state will perform together in January, and include students from every University School division. More
Olympic Hopeful Emily Kopas Wins State Swim Title

Olympic Hopeful Emily Kopas Wins State Swim Title

Emily Kopas and her state-qualifying teammates made history last week at the 2011 FHSAA State Championships. More
University School Sends Record Number to Swim & Dive State Finals

Record Number Qualify for Swim & Dive State Finals

The record eight qualifiers from University School competing at the State Swimming and Diving Finals today repeatedly set new school records all season, but there is another quality that makes this team unique. More
University School Senior Published by Top Ranked Huffington Post

University School Senior Published by Top Ranked Huffington Post

University School Senior Matt Linn has just been published by one of the TOP 10 online news outlets. More
Ten Students are Top Three in State F.A.M.E. Winners

Ten Students are Top Three in State F.A.M.E. Winners

The ten University School TV and film production students competing in the final rounds of the prestigious Jim Harbin media competition received their final placement awards. More
Local school using SMART devices to help youngsters

Local school using SMART devices to help youngsters

The University School Lower School's pre-K program aims to challenge students with a wide range of resources. More
Students Enjoy Expanding Program and Professional Mentoring

Students Enjoy Expanding Program and Professional Mentoring

A chance meeting and a photographer's desire to "pay it forward" results in unprecedented student opportunities. More
National Merit Semifinalists Are Announced

National Merit Semifinalists Are Announced

University School's National Merit Semifinalists are: Matthew Linn, Eshani Patel, Danny Sepler, Brent Stone and Joshua Tupler. More
Roger Harriott Named 2010-2011 Athletic Director of the Year

Roger Harriott Named 2010-2011 Athletic Director of the Year

University School Head Coach Roger Harriott maintains that the real winning occurs in the classroom, and pushes USchool student athletes to succeed on and off the field, court, track and baseball diamond. More
Students Win Awards in Prestigious FAME Competition

Students Win Awards in Prestigious Jim Harbin Media Festival and Competition

Ten University School students were recognized as state finalists in the Jim Harbin Media Festival and Competition. More
A New Champion Emerges for Special Olympics

University School Dance Educator Wins Prestigious Fellowship

University School instructor Toranika Washington was one of only eight dance educators to win a fellowship to the internationally-recognized Bates Dance Festival Professional Training Program. More
A New Champion Emerges for Special Olympics

A New Champion Emerges for Special Olympics

The Special Olympics of Broward County has a new type of champion thanks to University School student Meredith Adams. More
University School Speech & Debate Team Captures National Awards

University School Speech & Debate Team Captures National Awards

University School wins the School of Excellence Award and becomes only one of eight nationwide to receive the Overall School of Excellence Award for Speech and Debate. More
Championship Chess Team Wins Honors at Three Major Events

Championship Chess Team Wins Honors at Three Major Events

University School's championship chess team achieved high awards at three major competitions: the National High School Championship, National Elementary Championship and the Florida All-Stars Invitational Tournament. More
University School Team Makes a Big Splash as Pool Powerhouse

University School Team Makes a Big Splash as Pool Powerhouse

Sun-Sentinel – On May 11, the Suns took first place in the overall team competition at the Middle School Swimming and Diving Championships at the University School Aquatics Center in Davie. More
Herfurth Named Athletic Director at University School

Herfurth Named Athletic Director at University School

University School welcomes former professional baseball operations director, head coach and assistant dean Paul Herfurth as its new athletic director. More
A Collegiate Experience for the College Bound

A Collegiate Experience for the College Bound

Newsweek—What better way to prepare the next generation of industry pioneers, ground-breaking artists and distinguished leaders than to provide them with all the resources of a major university? This is the question University School of Nova Southeastern University (NSU) was intended to answer. More
University School Diving Coach Selected to NISCA All-American Diving Selection Committee

NISA Recognizes Diving Coach with Appointment to All-American Selection Committee

University School diving coach Sally Hansell has been named to the All-American Diving Selection Committee—the panel that annually awards All-American designations to high school divers. More
Digital Photography Students Experience Professional Photo Shoot

Digital Photography Students Experience Professional Photo Shoot

Sun-Sentinel - Photographer Marc Serota recently staged a shoot with the Miami Dolphins' Roberto Wallace at University School at Nova University in Davie as a demonstration for students. More
University School Teacher Recognized

World Languages Department Chair Wins Distinguished Teacher Award

A former Spanish student's essay secured a nomination for University School's Edwardo Johnson, but it took a follow-up video interview to capture one of only four distinguished teacher awards presented by Northwestern University at its June 17 commencement ceremony. More
Congratulations Class of 2011

University School Wins Seven Cappie Awards

On Tuesday, May 17, 2011, the South Florida Critics and Awards Program (CAPPIES) awarded the cast, crew, pit and production team of the Upper School musical, How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying, 7 Cappies! More
Congratulations Class of 2011

Congratulations Class of 2011

University School is proud of our 166 students in the class of 2011 who have been accepted to a combined total of 155 colleges and universities in 33 states and the District of Columbia. Twenty-four graduates received honors in the National Merit Scholarship Program, 56 were AP Scholars, 17 will play intercollegiate sports and the entire class cumulatively acquired more than 100,000 community service hours throughout their tenure at University School. Additionally, they earned more than $12 million in scholarship money and more than 95% qualified for the Bright Futures Scholarship program. We know they are prepared to succeed in college and beyond! Click here to view our college acceptances. More
University School Students Receive 15 Cappie Nominations

University School Students Receive 15 Cappie Nominations

University School Students Receive 15 Cappie Nominations for their work in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. More
University School Students Create 



a Mosaic of Hope for Gilda's Club

University School Students Create a Mosaic of Hope for Gilda's Club

Art students from University School in Davie have spent months creating a 6-by-3.5-foot Mosaic of Hope for Gilda's Club South Florida, a free support community for those with cancer and their loved ones. More
2011 Suncoast Region High School Emmy Awards

2011 Suncoast Region High School Emmy Awards

Eighteen University School Upper School students have won recognition from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for outstanding work in video production. The students were honored with twelve Student Excellence Awards from the organization that bestows the annual Emmy awards. More
Big Win for Robotics Team

Big Win for Robotics Team

University School's new Robotics Team, comprised of Upper School students with a passion for building, designing, and programming robots, were recently awarded "Best Build Design" for their very first entry into the VEX Robotics Competition. More
Students Win Top Honors at the 2011 Regional Scholastic Art Competition

University School Students Win Top Honors at the 2011 Regional & National Scholastic Art Competition

Out of more than 1,000 entries in the most prestigious awards program for teen artists, University School students received more than 60 awards. More
Spanish Conferencia' Results

Spanish Conferencia' Results

Sixteen students from the Spanish 2, 3, 4, 5, AP Language, and AP Literature classes represented University School at the recent Florida State Spanish Conference in Orlando. More
University School Student Wins First Place at Student Film Competition

University School Student Wins First Place at Student Film Competition

More than 50 teams of high-school kids made movies to compete in a contest as part of the Miami International Film Festival. More
University School's Speech & Debate Team Dominates at State Championship Tournament

University School's Speech & Debate Team Dominates at State Championship Tournament

Congratulations to the entire Speech & Debate team as they won two of the highest honors, the Debate Commendation Award and the State Championship School Award, in the Forensics State Championship Tournament. More
University School Thespian Troupe Wins Highest Honor at State Festival

University School Thespian Troupe Wins Highest Honor at State Festival

Congratulations to University School's Thespian Troupe for their individual and group accomplishments at the 2011 Thespian State Festival. More
University School Earns First Soccer Title

University School Earns First Title

Sun-Sentinel - They ran to the sidelines and celebrated with their fans. Some took bows, others ripped off their jerseys and all of them posed for pictures. For the University School boys soccer program, this was a moment to savor. More
University School Athletic Director Wins Carrie P. Meek  Outstanding Education  Leadership Achievement Award

University School Athletic Director Wins Carrie P. Meek Outstanding Education Leadership Achievement Award

The Black Heritage Council of Nova Southeastern University's (NSU) Fischler School of Education and Human Services will celebrate Black History Month with the Sixth Annual Carrie P. Meek Outstanding Education Leadership Achievement Award Ceremony. More
University School Yields Impressive Results at Broward County Science Fair

University School Yields Impressive Results at Broward County Science Fair

Do Men or Women Know More About Nutrition? What are the effects of turmeric on mealworms? Which color blocks the most UV light? These questions and more were asked and answered at University School when students in the Upper School prepared for a school Science Fair held in February. More
Students Win Big at Florida State Scholastic Chess Tournament

Students Win Big at Florida State Scholastic Chess Tournament

On February 4, 5, and 6, fifteen members of University School's chess team traveled to Orlando to compete in the yearly Florida Scholastic Chess Championship. More
National Signing Day

National Signing Day

Sun-Sentinel - Eleven student athletes from University School signed their National Letters-of-intent before a packed auditorium at the Epstein Center located on the campus at Nova Southeastern University in Davie on Wednesday. More
University School Students Provide Feedback on State of the Union Address

University School Students Provide Feedback on State of the Union Address

President Obama delivered his second State of the Union speech on Jan. 25, and education played a major part in it. More
University School Alumnus Receives NSU's Distinguished Alumnus Award

University School Alumnus Receives NSU's Distinguished Alumnus Award

The Celebration of Excellence (COE) is NSU's annual signature event hosted by the University President, George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D. More
Maroone Scholar Athlete of the Month

Maroone Scholar Athlete of the Month

Each month, 610 WQAM honors one athlete from our community who not only excels on the field, but also in the classroom. More
University School Seniors Head to Prestigious Colleges and Universities

University School Seniors Head to Prestigious Colleges and Universities

Congratulations to the class of 2011 on their early college acceptances! More
University School Boys Basketball Team Competes in National Prep Basketball Classic

University School Boys Basketball Team Competes in National Prep Basketball Classic

University School's Boys Basketball Team was asked to play in the 2011 inaugural National Prep Classic boys' basketball tournament at the Louisiana Superdome. The National Prep Classic is a three-day event featuring 16 national-caliber high school boys' programs. More
Varsity Football Team Plays in State Championship Game

Varsity Football Team Plays in State Championship Game

For the first time in University School history, the Suns Varsity Football team played in a State Championship final. The Suns were defeated by a narrow one point margin, in triple overtime. The final score was 56-55. More
Florida All State Choirs

Lauren Vidal Wins Wendy's High School Heisman Award

Congratulations to Senior Student-Athlete Lauren Vidal who was awarded the Wendy's High School Heisman Award as one of the top students in the nation. Lauren was one of the 10 female finalists in the state of Florida. Congratulations!
University School Chess Students Shine at Nationals

University School Chess Students Shine at Nationals

The National Grades Chess Championship, held at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista on December 11 and 12, attracted over 1300 competitors from 43 states to vie for national titles and trophies. After seven rounds of mental battling over a three-day period, the University School team, long recognized as one of the best in the U.S., emerged with outstanding scores. More
Florida All State Choirs

Florida All State Choirs

After two months of state auditions, the 2011 Florida All State Choirs have been selected. We are proud to announce the selection of 19 University School choral students (16 Upper and 3 Middle School), grades 7-12 to these fine choirs. More
Congratulations to our National Merit Scholarship Program Semifinalists

Congratulations to our National Merit Scholarship Program Semifinalists

Semifinalists in the 56th annual National Merit Scholarship Program were announced by officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 8,400 National Merit Scholarships, worth more than $36 million, that will be offered next spring. More
Blue Key Speech and Debate Tournament Success

Blue Key Speech and Debate Tournament Success

At the recent Blue Key Speech and Debate Tournament, Forensics students had great success. Matt Linn was a semifinalist in International Extemporaneous Speaking and a quarterfinalist in United States Extemporaneous Speaking. More
2011 Miami Herald Silver Knight Award Nominees

2011 Miami Herald Silver Knight Award Nominees

The Miami Herald celebrates achievements and community service of high school seniors by presenting the Silver Knight Awards. Awards go to students whose record of service to school and community best exemplifies an unselfish and continuous use of talents in helping others. More
University School Earns Respect With Win

University School Earns Respect With Win

Miami Herald - University School was 6-0 before its game Saturday against American Heritage, but Suns coach Roger Harriott believes his team's 31-12 victory over the Patriots at Nova High gave his program something bigger than just another win -- it gained them respect. More
Jeans Day

Davie School Hosts Jeans Day to Benefit Sea Turtle Conservation

Sun-Sentinel - Students at University School at Nova Southeastern University in Davie recently donated $5 to be able to wear jeans with their school uniform shirts and raise money for a good cause. The Jeans Day, coordinated by the Upper School's Green Team, generated almost $4,500 for the Broward County Sea Turtle Conservation Program. More

Students Excel in Chinese Contest at FIU

Sun-Sentinel - Students from the University School in Davie excelled during the recent fourth annual Chinese Speech and Skit Contest at Florida International University. Middle schoolers in the school's Chinese language program competed against students of all ages, ranging all the way up to college. It was the only school to have each of its 10 participating students place in the top three of their categories. More

University School Wins Home Opener

Sun-Sentinel -The future looks bright for University School. Despite being young and inexperienced, the Suns swimming and diving team successfully opened their dual meet season on Wednesday with victories over Coral Springs Charter and South Florida HEAT at the University School Aquatics Center. More

Hall of Fame Baseball Coach Rich Hofman Joins University School

NSU - After a 40-year career spent creating legends like Alex “A-Rod” Rodriguez of the current World Series champions New York Yankees, renowned Hall of Fame baseball coach Rich Hofman has joined University School of NSU. More

Congratulations Class of 2010

The class of 2010 included 148 students who were accepted to a combined total of 153 colleges and universities in 34 states, the District of Columbia, the United Kingdom, and Switzerland.  All graduates were accepted into a college or university, 36 were AP Scholars, 16 will play intercollegiate sports, and they cumulatively acquired more than 50,000 community service hours throughout their tenure at University School. Additionally, they earned $9 million in scholarship money and more than 95% qualified for the Bright Futures Scholarship program. 
Happy Vampers, Happy Parents

Happy Campers, Happy Parents

Every summer when the last school bell rings, parents face the important decision of choosing the best camp for their child. It's a choice that shouldn't be taken lightly, camp experts said. More
Diverse Display

Diverse Display

The goal of this program is character development," said guidance counselor David Womack. "Through increased self-esteem, we see a greater tolerance for others. This is accomplished by helping our students understand and appreciate that they are simultaneously a part of many different cultures and communities." More
Bridging the Gap

Bridging the Generation Gap

A recent visit from 146 sixth graders at University School helped brighten the day for those at the Southwest Focal Point Senior Center in Pembroke Pines.   More
CUltural Diversity

University School Celebrates Cultural Diversity

Much like the South Florida community in which we live, the student body at University School of NSU is culturally diverse with more than 50 nationalities represented. Throughout the school year, each division recognizes the students' unique cultural, ethnic, and racial diversity. More
Large Signing Class

University School has Large Signing Class

The brothers' of the University School boys soccer team finally had to separate. On National Signing Day, these five players, who were part of the teams district 15-3A title run this season, began to head off in different directions by signing with colleges on the opposite ends of the country. More 
Speech and Debate Team

Speech and Debate Team Receives High Honor

The University School speech and Debate Team recently joined the ranks of the National Forensic Team's elite 200 club.The honor is given to local chapters who earn 200 or more degrees in the past year. More
ESPN recognizes boys soccer

ESPN Recognizes Boys Soccer

Jeremy Katz has seen it all happen. When the senior forward started at University School, it was a casual program that played in the less competitive fall season. But three years ago, the Suns brought in coach Salomon Kidane, a former player for the Swedish  National Team, and they've since become one of the state's best programs. More
Merchandise Mart Helps Shoppers Prepare for the Holidays

Merchandise Mart Helps Shoppers Prepare for the Holidays

University School of NSU's 12th Annual Merchandise Mart recently provided shoppers with a chance to get a jump start on the holiday season. This boutique, hosted by the University Family Organization (UFO), featured more than 50 vendors selling merchandise for all tastes and budgets. More
University School Students Announce College Commitment

University School Students Announce College Commitments

Spend a few minutes with University School football coach Roger Harriott and he'll tell you there's a lot of excitement around his program right about now. The Suns' season may have ended with a 5-5 record, but the offseason means it's time for Harriott and his staff to focus on getting senior players into college. So far, so good as University already has four players committed to major college football programs. More
Mind Games

Mind Games

For educators at University School, board games are about a lot more than fun. First through third-grade teachers at the Davie school are seeing positive results using Mind Lab's educational board games to teach a wide range of subjects and social skills. More
Special Efforts

Special Efforts

Garrett Robinson, a senior at University School in Davie, has been able to combine his love of swimming with community service through his work with Special Olympics Broward County. More
University School Struts New Stuff

University School Struts New Stuff

Staff and administrators at the University School of Nova Southeastern University showed off facilities at an open house showcasing two new buildings. Scores of visitors turned out to tour a new Lower School building, which houses pre-kindergarten through fifth grade, and the 70,800-square-foot-Epstein Center for the Arts. More
Associate Director Receives High Honor

Associate Director Receives High Honor

Karen Martin of University School's Middle School in Davie was one of 400 educators chosen nationally to visit China for a weeklong tour to better understand the country's culture and language. More
University School has Modern Day Fearsome Foursome

University School has Modern Day Fearsome Foursome

To watch University School's defensive line jump the snap and swarm the quarterback is to see why the Suns can expect to improve on last season's one-loss campaign. More
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