40th Anniversary

Culture Shock: Forty Years of Expression

Culture Shock: Forty Years of Expression

March 30, 2016 at 12:25 am 0 comments

We express ourselves in countless ways, including, but not limited to our styles and appearances through our hair, shoes, clothing, makeup, backpacks, and jewelry. Throughout the decades, fashion has changed due to social movements, celebrity and media influences, and shifting ideals with the coming of each new generation. While UHSRead More

Story Time with Dr. Hosmer: The Beginning of UHS

Story Time with Dr. Hosmer: The Beginning of UHS

March 29, 2016 at 11:15 pm 3 comments

Dr. John Hosmer, currently an APUSH teacher entering his thirtieth year of teaching at UHS, recalled a conversation he had as a new teacher with two of the founders of UHS, Dr. Reginald Barr and Leo Croteau: I met Dr. Reginald Barr for the first time in the late 1970s.Read More

Mrs. Hamilton:  Former Student, Current Teacher

Mrs. Hamilton: Former Student, Current Teacher

March 29, 2016 at 11:06 pm 0 comments

Mrs. Hamilton graduated from UHS in 2003. She attended the University of Arizona, majoring in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and Science Education, before returning to UHS as a teacher in 2010. We asked her about her experiences as both a student and a teacher and the differences between the twoRead More

Mrs. Stuart’s Perspective

Mrs. Stuart’s Perspective

March 29, 2016 at 10:40 pm 0 comments

Her short grey hair doesn’t fool anyone! Everyone knows Mrs. Stuart for her youthful energy and lively New Jersey persona. She began teaching at UHS in 2001, so we asked her a few questions about her experiences thus far at UHS. Here is her perspective: Why did you want toRead More

The Fine Arts Program Continues to Challenge Students and Offer a Creative Outlet

March 29, 2016 at 10:25 pm 0 comments

Over the course of the past 40 years, the fine arts program at University High has continued to expand, allowing more and more students a way to express themselves through various means. Ranging from drama to band, dance to orchestra, color guard to choir–the fine arts program has created aRead More

Culture Shock: A Pop Culture Perspective of UHS

Culture Shock: A Pop Culture Perspective of UHS

March 29, 2016 at 10:16 pm 0 comments

While leafing through some of the old, printed editions of the Perspective, one will find a long record of popular films and movies in the ongoing “Culture Shock” column. Articles highlighting the cultural experience felt by UHS students from the 80s until now included a review of a U2 concert,Read More

Mrs. Balzer: Continuing into Her 15th Year at UHS!

Mrs. Balzer: Continuing into Her 15th Year at UHS!

March 29, 2016 at 9:27 pm 0 comments

Mrs. Balzer is one of our long-standing faculty members here at UHS, in her fifteenth year as one of the amazing teachers of the English Department. Over the past decade-and-a-half, Mrs. Balzer has continued to not only educate her students, but also learn from her experiences as a teacher. ForRead More

Mrs. Sheets: Beloved Teacher and UHS Alumna!

Mrs. Sheets: Beloved Teacher and UHS Alumna!

March 29, 2016 at 8:45 pm 0 comments

In the 40th Anniversary edition Perspective issue, Mrs. Sheets described one aspect of her experience as a student-gone-teacher at UHS. For more on how Sheets went from being a UHS student like you and I to one of the school’s best history teachers and guard coaches, read the interview below!Read More

Karlo: The Ultimate Perspective on UHS’ Story

Karlo: The Ultimate Perspective on UHS’ Story

March 29, 2016 at 8:13 pm 0 comments

Everyone who knows Mr. Karlowicz (or has attended his BOOST class) knows how passionate he is about UHS and how knowledgeable he is about its history. If you enjoyed the story he shared in the 40th Anniversary Edition Perspective issue, read on for more of the experiences that shaped himRead More

Learn About UHS through Mr. Eichelberger, Math Teacher for 30 years!

Learn About UHS through Mr. Eichelberger, Math Teacher for 30 years!

March 29, 2016 at 7:47 pm 0 comments

  Mr. Eichelberger shares his stories and experiences as a math teacher at UHS for 30 years! “I started at UHS in December 1986.  I started officially working on campus right before Christmas vacation. The position that I took over was vacated by C. Diane Bishop when she was elected SuperintendentRead More