Nabeel Quryshi ’18 Named Siemens Competition Regional Finalist

Congratulations to University School of Milwaukee senior Nabeel Quryshi, who was among 101 high school students—and the only one from the state of Wisconsin—named regional finalists in this year’s prestigious Siemens Competition in Math, Science, and Technology. He was selected from more than 18,60 students nation-wide who submitted innovative research projects for the annual competition. Quryshi researched the damaging vascular effects caused by cardiovascular disease … Continue reading Nabeel Quryshi ’18 Named Siemens Competition Regional Finalist

Grace Petzold ’19 Named to 2018 USA Water Ski Show Team

Grace Petzold ’19 is one of 35 athletes in the U.S. selected to comprise the 2018 USA Water Ski Show Team. The team will compete in the World Water Ski Show Tournament, which will be held in September 2018 in Ontario, Canada. Petzold is the reigning Girls National Barefoot Champion and competes in several other skiing disciplines including swivel skiing, strap doubles, and jump. She … Continue reading Grace Petzold ’19 Named to 2018 USA Water Ski Show Team

2017 National Merit Semifinalists

Four USM seniors were named semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Competition. Congratulations to Savannah Miracle, Nabeel Quryshi, Sophie Kobylinski, and Jonah Baade. These students earned the opportunity to advance to the finalist level of the competition to compete for some 7,500 scholarships worth more than $32 million. Winners are chosen based on academic records, SAT scores, extracurricular and leadership experiences, and essays. Continue reading 2017 National Merit Semifinalists

Fall 2017 Cum Laude Society Inductees

Each fall, University School of Milwaukee welcomes the top 10 percent of the senior class into the Cum Laude Society, an organization that honors superior scholastic achievement in secondary schools. Congratulations to Samuel Browning, Grace Berrien, Nathan Rankin, Nabeel Quryshi, Liam Costomiris, Savannah Miracle, Natalia Tovar, Celia Buchband, Eleanor Huffman, and William Kennedy. Continue reading Fall 2017 Cum Laude Society Inductees

A Classroom Without Walls

Imagine that you have been given a 4″x6″ notecard with a horizontal line drawn through the middle. The space above the line represents air, and the space below represents soil. Now, without any help from Google, draw the entire potato plant, from the roots to leaves. Can you do it? For students in Kip Jacobs’ 7th-grade science class, that is their first assignment at the … Continue reading A Classroom Without Walls

Meet USM’s Newest Innovator

University School of Milwaukee senior Nathan Rankin ’18 recently sat down with David Anderson, USM’s new innovation engineer, to learn more about his role. The newly completed Lubar Center for Innovation and Exploration features workstations for student collaboration, as well as a suite of advanced technology including laser cutters and 3-D printers. As part of his role, Mr. Anderson provides tutorials for students who wish … Continue reading Meet USM’s Newest Innovator