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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

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

¡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

Mr. Mirano: Starting Things Off the “Write” Way

Mr. Mirano: Starting Things Off the “Write” Way

November 30, 2016 at 6:30 am 0 comments

For most of my high school career, when I thought of electives, classes like Psychology, Research Methods, and Economics were some of the first things to come to mind. Recently, however, I found out about a course I was previously unaware of, taught by the lovely Tucson native, Mr. Mirano.Read More

A Chat with Ms. Broome!

A Chat with Ms. Broome!

November 12, 2016 at 8:00 am 0 comments

If you haven’t heard already, Ms. Broome is UHS’s newest freshman and senior English teacher that has taken residence in Mr. Herring’s old room. We reached out to learn a little bit about her. Q: Why did you start teaching? A: I started teaching because I wasn’t sure what elseRead More

An Interview with Ms. Cassidy!

November 11, 2016 at 8:30 pm 0 comments

Ms. Cassidy is both a new social studies teacher and new mom this year! She was born and raised right here in Tucson. She has taught for seven years in both Tucson, and Houston, Texas. When she heard of the opening at University High School, she seized the opportunity. UponRead More