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UHS is an astoundingly accomplished high school: it boasts great test scores, notable teacher qualifications, scholarships, and college admissions that would make any school proud. But what is most important is the kind of people UHS is turning loose into the world. In addition to being smart and extrinsically-motivated, are graduates caring, socially conscious, innovative, [...]
RUHS Dance teacher, Beth Braun Miscione’s Esperanza Dance Project debuted the “House of Hope,” which raises awareness of sexual abuse, before a high school audience Tuesday, February 22nd at University and Rincon High School. Read the Perspective’s article on the project here. Photo Credits: Lindsay Mulcahy, UHS 2012.
UHS first and second year French students celebrated Mardi Gras by forming krewes and submitting their entries in the 6th annual shoebox float contest.
From comedies to thrillers, the acting alone does not singlehandedly make a movie great. The soundtrack of a film or series can either turn it into an award winner or an atrocity. Some of the world’s greatest works of musical art have become famous due to the film industry. With the Grammy’s just passed [...]
Adapted from “Julia” by Wendy Rose Moon-painted, soaking green eyes, The warm, smooth, tender doll on my bed Reflected, hair so dark Rose from the summer sun. Tell me it was just a clever joke, That above the confusion You floated slowly In the mirror, magic love burnished bronze By my side, Lioness with cub. [...]
Aries Love today. All of it. It’s lots of fun, I promise. Taurus Hoping won’t get you anywhere. Try doing. Gemini When you’re ironing your clothes, make sure you’ve got the right setting. Otherwise you won’t be too happy. Cancer If a fish is disguised as a cat, you’ve got your story [...]
Math Club Currently, UHS is 3rd in the nation in the Sigma Mathematics League, which is a freshman-only math contest. In our 12-state regional division of the Mandlebrot Competition, Math Club’s first tier and second tier teams are in 15th and 35th places respectively. Additionally, senior Xiao Wang is in 27th place as an individual. UHS [...]
The RUHS advanced drama class has just finished up a very exciting and busy month! All through the month of January we slaved away day in and day out to pull together a collection of individual monologues, duo scenes, musical theater scenes, and a one act play all in preparation for the day-long festival on [...]
What does gum on sidewalks have to do with nanotechnology? Or what about pastry design versus architectural design? In Arboretum, David Byrne tells us, maybe a lot more than one would think at first glance. The delightful thing about this book is that it isn’t, in the traditional sense, a book. Instead of constructing chapters [...]
We lovingly remember the long time Rincon/University High swim and dive coach who recently passed away on January 5th, 2012. Coach Mike Ward was a special person in all of our lives. He really cared about his team and his students, always encouraging and pushing them to do their best and providing everyone with a [...]