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2017-2018 RUHS Swim Team – Meet the Coaches

2017-2018 RUHS Swim Team – Meet the Coaches

October 12, 2017 at 12:34 pm 0 comments

Nicole Rullo and Doug McCoy are the two coaches in charge of coaching this year’s swim team – a team that includes over 80 athletes from both UHS and Rincon. Although not easy, both coaches are enthusiastic about this team and can’t wait to see what these athletes achieve. NicoleRead More

Mr. Hilbert – UHS’s Newest Member of the English Department

Mr. Hilbert – UHS’s Newest Member of the English Department

October 12, 2017 at 12:32 pm 0 comments

Meet Mr. Hilbert – UHS’ newest member of the English department. Mr. Hilbert is currently teaching freshman and junior English, and, while new, is already excited and looking forward to becoming part of the Penguin family. In an interview with Mr. Hilbert, I learned about this new teacher’s passions, summerRead More

Marcus Montaño (’12) Launches the “Get Out of Town Scholarship” to Help UHS Students See the World

Marcus Montaño (’12) Launches the “Get Out of Town Scholarship” to Help UHS Students See the World

May 31, 2017 at 10:44 am 0 comments

On Friday, May 19th, Marcus Montaño (’12) delivered a scholarship check for $1,600 to UHS sophomore Chao Angela Nachampassak to pay for her participation in a summer program at Georgetown University. The gift was the first awarded through the Get Out of Town Scholarship, which Marcus started to help firstRead More

UHS Shines at TUSD’s Celebration of the Stars

UHS Shines at TUSD’s Celebration of the Stars

May 12, 2017 at 8:00 pm 0 comments

UHS was proud to have four members of its faculty, staff and administration honored at the TUSD Celebration of the Stars on Wednesday, May 3rd. Ms. Nicole Hamilton was nominated for Secondary Teacher of the Year, Mr. Joel Bacalia was nominated for Secondary Assistant Principal of the Year, and James Marques wasRead More

Mr. Callesen Says Goodbye to UHS

Mr. Callesen Says Goodbye to UHS

May 3, 2017 at 8:00 pm 2 comments

One of UHS’s most beloved math teachers, Mr. Callesen, has made the decision to retire after this year. The Perspective gladly took the time to reach out and ask him all about his years spent at UHS and the years to come. Q: How long have you been a teacherRead More

UHS Icon Mrs. McDonald Retires from Teaching Full Time

UHS Icon Mrs. McDonald Retires from Teaching Full Time

April 23, 2017 at 8:00 pm 1 comment

After teaching for thirty-four years, Ms. McDonald will be retiring from teaching full time. Although she is sad to stop being fully plugged into a particular place, she is ready to move onto the next phase of her life. I sat down with everyone’s favorite statistics teacher to learn aboutRead More

UHS Model UN Leaves AZ MUN with Four New Awards

UHS Model UN Leaves AZ MUN with Four New Awards

April 11, 2017 at 6:17 am 0 comments

If you have ever seen the sign in the basement that reads “Czech us out,” you’ve heard of Model United Nations–but maybe you don’t know what it’s all about. Model United Nations (MUN) is much more than just some club in the basement. MUN is a club where you canRead More

Students Earn Scholarships for their Work on the Veterans Heritage Project

Students Earn Scholarships for their Work on the Veterans Heritage Project

April 10, 2017 at 11:48 am 0 comments

We extend our congratulations to Shaelyn Fones (’17) and Riley Goldsmith (’17) who were awarded scholarships for their work with veterans this weekend in Phoenix. Riley received an award of $1,500 from the Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame at their Patriotic Gala. Shaelyn receive a $2,000 grant from the VeteransRead More

¡Adios Señora Enfield!

¡Adios Señora Enfield!

April 9, 2017 at 9:56 pm 0 comments

  This year, Spanish teacher Sra. Enfield will be retiring from UHS after eleven years. Although she says she will miss teaching quite a bit, she is excited to see what the future holds for her as a full time art student. Before UHS, Sra. Enfield had spent time inRead More

The Passion Project: Ms. Grace’s Retirement from UHS

The Passion Project: Ms. Grace’s Retirement from UHS

April 6, 2017 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

From Ms. Grace’s first day at UHS in 2015, she was determined to inspire her students and instill within them a love of psychology, but more importantly, a desire to learn. Her teaching methods range from creative projects to hands-on experiments, and she is, without a doubt, one of theRead More