University School Weekly Update

September 5 - September 11 , 2021

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Greetings University School families, please review the following updates for the upcoming week:
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PSAT/NMSQT Scheduled October 13. Register Now!!

University School will offer the Pre-SAT on Wednesday, October 13th, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. for registered students. University School students will need to submit a $20 payment to the Counseling Office by October 6th. Test registration will not be allowed after October 6th. At 8:00 a.m., students will need to meet at the flagpole in front of the school to walk to the testing location for testing.

Students who are potential National Merit Scholars must take PSAT/NMSQT in the junior year to qualify. The exam will also be open to sophomores who may want to prepare for PSAT/NMSQT in the junior year. Students can find the registration link in their CANVAS Counseling Announcements.

Washington County Election Commission Visit

The Washington County Election Commission will be at University School on Friday, Sept. 10 to register to vote any student who will be 18 by the next election of May 3, 2022. Also, any faculty who is not registered may do so at that time as well. Representatives will be available during the high school lunch (12:00-1:00pm) in the hallway outside of the cafeteria for registrations as well as being available to answer any questions about the voting process.

Student Activity & Athletic Information

Morning Mile - Student Spotlight

Congratulations to all of our morning milers - please check out the weekly student achievements by clicking here.
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Key Club

The Key Club will have their monthly meeting on Wednesday, September 8th, to discuss the Dollywood Trip. Please see the announcement in Canvas.

UH Golf Gear

Link to UH Golf Shop

Welcome to the UH Golf Shop!

All products are custom made and orders will go into production immediately once ordered, please allow 2 weeks for delivery. If you need a faster turnaround please contact and we will accommodate you as best we can. All products are due to availability, there is a worldwide shortage of all products right now, but at the time this store was open all products were available with normal delivery times.

Thank you and happy shopping!

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Foundation & School Fundraiser Information

Fall Festival - Friday October 15th

A little hocus pocus is in motion for our 2021 Fall Festival. Save the date for October 15th and plan to join us for an evening of treats and a few friendly tricks!

Fall Festival Sponsors Needed

Sponsors needed for our University School Fall Festival Fundraiser. Please see information on our University School Foundation Webpage

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Senior Parent Committee Survey

Grade 12 Senior Parents: Please complete the survey via the link below. This survey provides information to the Senior Parent Committee on types of activities your Senior would like to participate in, Senior T-shirt size, volunteer opportunities for willing parents and senior/parent information. The Senior Parent Committee coordinates monthly activities for the Seniors and Senior week fun...your survey participation is greatly appreciated!

University School Sports Pass

To aid in the support of athletics at University School, the University School Foundation Athletics Committee (USFAC) will be selling Sports Passes this year to cover the cost of operating the USFAC programs. Passes include admission to all HOME Athletic Events for the entire 2021-22 school year. Passes do not include admission to away games or tournament play. Family passes are non transferable and must be presented at the gate for admission to the athletic event. Each family member (immediate household) will receive his or her own pass that must be presented for admission into home contests.

Click on the link provided to access the order form.

Contact Ginger Hare at for more information.

Senior Fundraiser - Discount Cards

Our 2021-2022 Senior Class, with assistance from our great University School Foundation, is participating in a fundraiser to raise money for the senior class activities this year. They are selling Discount Cards. Seniors should have the cards in hand before our Fall Break. The charge will be $15. Please purchase a card and support our wonderful seniors, while saving money for yourself too!
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ACT Test Preparation and Senior Retake Date

Seniors: Don’t forget that your free ACT Senior Retake is coming up on October 5! All seniors are required to re-take the ACT on this day.

ACT has created an ACT Academy for free test prep!!! If you have dual enrollment scheduled on that day, please make arrangements with your professor for your absence.

Follow this link and study hard during the break

ACT Learning Resources - ACT Solutions ACT learning materials and resources that align to individual learning needs.

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Save the Date(s)

Please make note of the following dates and events:

  • Monday, September 6th - No School - Labor Day Holiday
  • Friday, October 22nd - No School - Teacher Professional Development Day

Fall Break - September 11th through October 3rd

Fall Break - There will be No School September 11th through October 3rd. The first day of school after Fall Break will be Monday, October 4th.

Enjoy the outdoors and have a great time of rest and relaxation, University School faculty and students!

Weekly Calendar of Events

View Events for Entire School Year | Printable Calendar: This Year or Next Year | Schedule Change Policy


September 6 No School - Labor Day Holiday
September 7 Morning Mile, UH Outdoor Track, 7:30 to 7:50 a.m.
September 7 Photography Club, Room 301A, 3:15-4:15 p.m.
September 7 HS Girls Soccer, @West Greene, 6:30 p.m.
September 8 Bible Study Club, Warf-Pickel Hall Room 127, 3:15-4:00 p.m.
September 8 Green Club, Room 010, 3:15-4:15 p.m.
September 8 Key Club, Room 011, 3:05-3:30 p.m.
September 9 Morning Mile, UH Outdoor Track, 7:30 to 7:50 a.m.
September 9 Golf, Sullivan East, Happy Valley, @Tri-Cities GC, 3:30 p.m.
September 10 Washington Co Election Commission, Cafeteria Hallway, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
BREAK September 11 - October 3 No School - Fall Break
BREAK September 11 HS Cross Country, Walters State, Morristown, TN
BREAK September 13 No School - Administrative Day
BREAK September 14 HS Girls Soccer, @Providence Tournament
BREAK September 14 Golf, Providence, Unaka, @Pine Oaks GC, 3:30 p.m.

BREAK September 15 Golf, Hampton, Unaka, Happy Valley, @Eliz GC, 3:30 p.m.
BREAK September 16 HS Girls Soccer, @Providence Tournament
BREAK September 16 HS Girls BB Fundraiser - Shooting Event, Lower Brooks, 3:30-6 p.m.
BREAK September 18 Alumni Reunion - Class of 1970
BREAK September 18 HS Cross Country, Fender's Farm Carnival, Jonesborough, TN
BREAK September 21 HS Girls Soccer, @Chuckey-Doak, 6:30 p.m.
BREAK September 22 Golf, District Tournament, @Elizabethton GC
BREAK September 23 HS Girls Soccer, vs. West Greene, 6:30 p.m.
BREAK September 25 MS Cross Country, Bristol Cross, Bristol, TN
BREAK September 25 HS Cross Country, Bristol Cross, Bristol, TN
BREAK September 27 Golf, Region Tournament, @Elizabethton GC

BREAK September 30 MS Cross Country, Randy Smith Classic, Bristol, TN


October 1 No School - Faculty In-Service
October 4 First School Day after Fall Break
October 5 ACT Senior Retake

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