Innovation Ready: Curiosity, Exploration Key as USM Students Build

Inspired by University School of Milwaukee’s Strategic Plan, and its mission to graduate students who are innovation-ready as they enter college and beyond, USM has established academic curriculum and dedicated space to foster creativity, curiosity, and exploration for all students. Demonstrating a commitment to innovative learning across all three divisions, USM features makerspace areas in the Lower School, Middle School, and Upper School that allow … Continue reading Innovation Ready: Curiosity, Exploration Key as USM Students Build

Let’s Start a Business: Economics in Senior Kindergarten

Written by Andrea Stoeckl Burlew ’93, Senior Kindergarten teacher and varsity field hockey coach at USM. Each year, my USM senior kindergarteners take part in an in-depth economics unit before spring break. We kick off the unit by researching the following questions: What is a business? What kinds of businesses do our students already know? Our students are then told they are going to start their … Continue reading Let’s Start a Business: Economics in Senior Kindergarten

Lilian Jochmann ’22 Shines as Scholastic News Kid Reporter

While she cannot officially vote for President until 2024, Lillian Jochmann ’22 found herself at the epicenter of the 2016 presidential primaries through her exciting role as a Scholastic News Press Corps member. Selected as one of 35 Scholastic News student reporters ages 10-14 from across the country, Jochmann has produced several articles in her role as a press corps member. However, her most high-profile … Continue reading Lilian Jochmann ’22 Shines as Scholastic News Kid Reporter

Academic Achievement: Spring 2016

Five of USM’s Top Scientists Compete at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair For the second consecutive year, five USM students earned the opportunity to represent the School as finalists at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Phoenix this May. After progressing through the Upper School Science Fair and the Badger State Science and Engineering Fair, each participating student defended his or … Continue reading Academic Achievement: Spring 2016

A Message from Laura Fuller: Spring 2016

We arrive at this time of year having just recently honored our graduating seniors and retirees, and also putting the final touches on our incoming class of students and new hires to replace our handful of departing faculty and staff. This annual cycle connects two very interrelated pieces at University School of Milwaukee–the students with whom we are entrusted to educate and prepare for the … Continue reading A Message from Laura Fuller: Spring 2016

Alumni Events: Spring 2016

USM Visits San Francisco and Chicago San Francisco Chief Advancement Officer Patrick Tevlin joined USM alumni and other community members at two events in the San Francisco area on Thursday, March 31 and Friday, April 1. Alumni and friends gathered for cocktails and appetizers at The Battery in San Francisco on March 31, and at an evening reception at the Palo Alto Hills Golf and … Continue reading Alumni Events: Spring 2016