Mia Jaeger Takes Gold at State Forensics

Mia Jaeger ’18 earned first place and a perfect score at the Wisconsin High School Forensic Association state tournament on Saturday, April 21 on UW-Madison’s campus. Jaeger also earned the critic’s choice gold medal in the category of Radio News Announcing at the event. Jaeger was the only Upper School student to compete at the state tournament this year, continuing USM’s gold-medal streak. Last year, … Continue reading Mia Jaeger Takes Gold at State Forensics

Five USM Projects Advance to National History Day Finals

University School students presented five projects at the National History Day national competition in June, held at the University of Maryland. Congratulations to Lilian Jochmann ’22, whose project (listed below) earned second place in the junior individual website category. “It’s remarkable to have this type of success,” said Chuck Taft, 8th grade American studies history teacher and History Department chair. “It’s a testament to the … Continue reading Five USM Projects Advance to National History Day Finals

Students Earn Top Honors at State Solo and Ensemble Festival

Middle School and Upper School musicians participated in the Wisconsin School Music Association’s State Solo and Ensemble Festival at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in April. Congratulations to the participants, all of who earned either a gold or silver medal: Middle School Gold Medal Recipients: Charles Cushman ’22 (French Horn) Nicolas De Torre ’22 (Violin) Alexandra Lee ’22 (Classical Voice and Musical Theatre) Vivian Kolosso Nadel … Continue reading Students Earn Top Honors at State Solo and Ensemble Festival

Spring 2018 Cum Laude Society Inductees

Ten University School of Milwaukee seniors were recently welcomed into the Cum Laude Society, an organization that honors superior scholastic achievement and includes the top 1 percent of all secondary schools in the country. The top 10 percent of USM’s senior class is inducted into the society each fall, and another 10 percent joins in the spring. Continue reading Spring 2018 Cum Laude Society Inductees

2018 National Merit Finalists

Four University School of Milwaukee seniors were named National Merit Scholarship Finalists: (from left) Jonah Baade, Nabeel Quryshi, Savannah Miracle, and Sophie Kobylinski. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation awards scholarships to the nation’s top students each year, based on academic records, SAT scores, extracurricular and leadership experiences, and essays. Continue reading 2018 National Merit Finalists

Nabeel Quryshi ’18 Earns Accolades at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair

Congratulations to Nabeel Quryshi ’18, who earned the Best of Category Award in the Biomedical and Health Sciences Category at the prestigious Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Pittsburgh. Quryshi, along with University School students Amogh Bhatnagar ’20 and Afiya Quryshi ’20, competed at the world’s largest science competition for high school students. Nabeel’s Best of Category Award places his project as one … Continue reading Nabeel Quryshi ’18 Earns Accolades at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair