Building Excitement

On a sunny day in May, students, faculty, staff, members of the Board of Trustees, and other distinguished guests gathered for the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction projects related to the $27 million Our Common Bond campaign. Contributions through the campaign will better equip students for a rapidly changing world through facilities that foster innovation, experiential learning, global education, the arts, and professional-preparedness training. In addition, … Continue reading Building Excitement

A Message From Laura Fuller: Spring/Summer 2016-17

Leading an independent school—especially one the caliber of University School of Milwaukee—is a huge responsibility, but also a tremendous honor. In working with our incredible teachers, committed parents, proud alumni and parents of alumni, skilled administrators, and dedicated Trustees, I have been privileged to build upon such a strong foundation of excellence. That foundation was evident at our Commencement ceremony in May, as we graduated … Continue reading A Message From Laura Fuller: Spring/Summer 2016-17

From Seed to Song: Lindsay Stevens Gardner ’89

This USM alumna turned her vision for an environmentally friendly music festival into a reality. “I’ve always been really into the environment and the outdoors,” said Lindsay Stevens Gardner ’89. At 15 I decided to become a vegetarian, and my parents started to wonder where I came from,” she joked. So it makes sense that her passion for conservation and sustainability would eventually grow into … Continue reading From Seed to Song: Lindsay Stevens Gardner ’89

Stratton Siblings Receive 2017 Alumni Service Award

Siblings Margy Stratton-Norman ’84 and Rick Stratton ’92 were recognized as the recipients of the 2017 Alumni Service Award and were honored by the USM Alumni Association in May. Margy was recognized for the numerous roles she has played at USM, including class agent, USM Fund co-chair, Parents’ Association volunteer, and Athletic Hall of Fame Committee member. In the greater Milwaukee community, she has worked … Continue reading Stratton Siblings Receive 2017 Alumni Service Award

Class Notes: Spring/Summer 2016-17

’60s Linda C. Loving ’66 recently published her first book “A New Song to Sing: Breast Cancer as Journey of Spirit.” The workbook invites women with breast cancer—whether recently diagnosed or long-term survivors—to gather for seven sessions of sharing stories, insights, and wisdom as they name Holy hope and claim their own truth and healing. The book can be used in faith communities, book groups, community … Continue reading Class Notes: Spring/Summer 2016-17

Hedging Their Bets

What’s the secret to success in the stock market? Just ask Xavier Barth ’22 and Lexi Lee ’22. The 7th-grade duo took first place in the Wisconsin Stock Market Simulation, and earned a 180 percent return on their hypothetical $100,000 portfolio, by investing in dry shipping container companies. Not only did Barth and Lee win their division (middle school), they won the overall competition—the first … Continue reading Hedging Their Bets