Students in grades senior kindergarten through 11 bid the Class of 2016 farewell at USM’s traditional Senior Send-Off on Friday, May 13. Graduating seniors entered the Upper School Gymnasium to a rousing ovation before each grade level performed a prepared skit, song, or cheer. The Send-Off culminated with seniors taking one final lap around the gym as students gathered for high-fives and final goodbyes.
USM Lifers Enjoy Brunch and Sign Tower Walls
Prior to Commencement 2015, 31 USM Lifers gathered for brunch before ascending top to the top of the USM Tower, where they signed their names alongside Lifers from other class years on the tower walls. Lifers are students who have attended USM throughout their Lower School, Middle School, and Upper School careers.
5th Grade River Clean-Up
On Friday, April 22, as part of the Milwaukee Riverkeeper Spring Clean-Up, 74 USM 5th-grade students helped remove debris from tributary areas around the Milwaukee River at Brown Deer Park. USM has participated in this project for the past 11 years, helping to remove more than 3,000 pounds of garbage from the waterways. This year, USM students collected 111 pounds of junk, and 64 pounds of recyclables.