Teacher-Coaches are a Win-Win

University School of Milwaukee’s long-standing commitment to the teacher-coach model is a vital aspect of the School’s dedicated sense of community. Here we highlight four individuals who, like all of USM’s teacher-coaches, challenge their students to perform at their best and support them through all of life’s wins and losses. Sam Adey, Upper School History Teacher and Girl’s Varsity Lacrosse Head Coach Sam Adey’s career … Continue reading Teacher-Coaches are a Win-Win

In Memoriam: Fall/Winter 2016-17

In Memoriam University School of Milwaukee wishes to acknowledge and celebrate the lives of our dearly departed alumni and friends. We thank them for enriching our lives throughout their friendship. ’30s V. Fredrick Nast MCDS’35 – September 19, 2016, Mequon, Wis. Jane Grove Hird MDS’37 – May 28, 2016, Carlsbad, Cal. Mary Jane Manierre Foote MDS’38 – July 29, 2016, Milwaukee, Wis. ’40s Richard S. … Continue reading In Memoriam: Fall/Winter 2016-17

A Lesson in Kindness

It’s no secret that the Common Trust—agreeing to relate to one another and the School with respect, trust, honesty, fairness, and kindness—is an important component of a University School of Milwaukee education. But in addition to learning about it in their classrooms, students are encouraged to practice in it their everyday lives. Nowhere is this more evident that in a recent 3rd-grade field trip to … Continue reading A Lesson in Kindness

A Community of Excellence

A diploma from University School of Milwaukee signifies many things. For starters, it signifies that successful completion of a challenging, engaging, and exciting curriculum from one of the nation’s top independent schools. It also signifies a commitment to academic excellence and exceptional behavioral standards. Perhaps most importantly, it denotes membership in an extraordinary community of alumni, students, parents, faculty, and staff. But just what is … Continue reading A Community of Excellence

Bruce ’81 and Jennifer Lee Community Room Opens

The Bruce and Jennifer Lee Community Room was dedicated at a ribbon-cutting ceremony in September. Located adjacent to the Darrow Family Welcome Center, the room features collaborative workspaces, coffee-and-conversation areas, and flexible seating for large gatherings. It’s a place where parents and other community members can mingle, meet with teachers, exchange ideas, and form meaningful connections that last beyond pick up and drop off. Bruce … Continue reading Bruce ’81 and Jennifer Lee Community Room Opens

Andrew Puetz ’17 Raced at State Championship

Andrew Puetz ’17 represented USM’s cross country team as an individual qualifier in the WIAA Division 2 State Championships in October. He finished 92nd and ran the 3.1 miles in 18:05:75. USM’s cross country team has had individual runners competing at the state championships for six consecutive years. Continue reading Andrew Puetz ’17 Raced at State Championship