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Veteran’s Day Assembly November 14, 2017

Veteran’s Day Assembly November 14, 2017

December 4, 2017 at 12:58 pm 0 comments

For most people, Veterans Day is just an excuse to take off school or work and get discounts at department stores – but not for UHS. For the third year in a row, the Veterans Heritage Project organized an inspiring assembly to honor the veterans in our city. Whether theRead More

Proposal Passed to Look into Getting a New Campus for UHS

Proposal Passed to Look into Getting a New Campus for UHS

November 1, 2017 at 8:46 pm 0 comments

On October 3, 2017, in a 3-2 vote, the board ruled in favor of a proposal for a campus switch for University High School to continue.   The board, although divided on the issue, decided to move forward with the idea of getting UHS its own campus. This decision hasRead 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

RUHS CyberPatriot Team wins State, Eyes National Championships

RUHS CyberPatriot Team wins State, Eyes National Championships

February 5, 2017 at 10:41 am 0 comments

The story of our school’s CyberPatriot team is a typical UHS story: students decide at the last-minute to undertake a huge endeavor without any background knowledge and end up being wildly successful.

Party Nova Outshines the Competition

Party Nova Outshines the Competition

February 2, 2017 at 4:35 pm 0 comments

The final vote tally from the 2017 Mock Election project: Nova: 81 Spark: 73 Rise: 34 Impact: 19 Ace: 4 —– Best Propaganda: Party Rise Best Video: Party Nova Best Platform: Party Spark Best Domestic Debate: Party Nova Best Foreign Debate: Party Spark

Mock Election 2017: Debate Photos

Mock Election 2017: Debate Photos

February 1, 2017 at 4:58 pm 0 comments

Check out these photos from the 2017 Mock Election Debate on February 1st. Set One: Set Two:

Photographs of the Week: CodeDay Arizona 2016

Photographs of the Week: CodeDay Arizona 2016

February 15, 2016 at 1:55 pm 0 comments

On February 13th and 14th, seven UHS freshmen, mostly students in computer science, spent 24 hours locked in the University of Advanced Technology in Tempe learning how to code and working on projects. The attending students were Roman Anthis, Aidan Barg, Dominic Bjerken, Aliyah Hernandez, JT Kuhn, Enrique Castillon, and Avram Parra. Roman, Aidan, Aliyah, and JTRead More

UHS Students Can Learn Coding as Part of the International Hour of Code Event, December 7th-11th

UHS Students Can Learn Coding as Part of the International Hour of Code Event, December 7th-11th

November 30, 2015 at 10:46 pm 0 comments

The Hour of Code is a global event that reaches tens of millions of people in over 180 countries each year. During this event, students are given the opportunity to learn how to code. As programming becomes an even bigger part of our daily lives, everyone from President Obama toRead More

In Memoriam: Richard Nicholas Umberger (UHS 2004)

In Memoriam: Richard Nicholas Umberger (UHS 2004)

November 2, 2015 at 5:11 pm 2 comments

Richard Nicholas Umberger, Class of 2004 Richard was born June 30, 1986. He was raised by his mother in California before eventually moving to Tucson to be with his father and other siblings. He was surprised to be accepted into UHS, despite those around him knowing he was bright. BeingRead More

UHS Science Department Proposes a Fourth Year of Science Requirement

UHS Science Department Proposes a Fourth Year of Science Requirement

September 18, 2015 at 5:32 pm 0 comments

The first Site Council meeting of the year was filled with important motions and exciting news, but there was one item that stood out in the eyes of all the members–a proposed mandatory fourth year of science. After another year of low AP Chemistry and Physics scores, the Science DepartmentRead More