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Prom Court Voting will take place Monday April 22, 2024 in the Athletic/Activities Office.  Only Juniors and Seniors are able to vote for Prom Royalty.   Voting for Prom Court will be MONDAY from 8am-3pm.   

Junior and Senior Families: Prom is Saturday, April 27, from 8:00-11:00 PM at the Miller Park Pavilion. Tickets will be on sale in the lounge from 11:00 AM-2:00 PM starting Monday, April 22, thru Friday, April 26. The cost of a ticket is $15.00 per student.

Additionally, U-High will host Grand March prior to the Prom dance from 5:00-6:00 PM in Stroud Auditorium. Grand March a ceremony that gives students a time to be seen, celebrated, and photographed in their formal attire. It is open to the public. Prom Royalty will be announced at Grand March, and there is

A HUGE Thank you to Hannah Boyd, 2016 U-High graduate, for her meaningful presentation about mental health and how it pertains to students.  The event featured a video introduction from a past event Hannah spoke at, a vulnerable talk about her experience, and the experience of athletes with specialization, expectations, and identity as focal topics.  Click here to access helpful resources:

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UHigh’s chemistry lab is the same as it was when the school was built in the 1960s! Every single student at University High School takes Chemistry and uses the Chemistry Lab. Consider making UHigh part of your GivingTuesday tradition when you make a gift towards a new state-of-the-art laboratory. Our

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BACC Students of the 3rd Quarter!

Congratulations to the following students who were named “Students of the 3rd Quarter” in their respective programs and class sections at BACC! They are: Zoe Franz – Certified Nurse Assistant Ethan Jones – Computer Technology & Networking Emily Roe – Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement

Congratulations to the following Class Officers:

Class of 2025 President: Jack Muehleck Vice President: Nicolas Matejka Secretary: Angel Yin Class of 2026 President: Ashrith Ponna Vice President: Sydney Stewart Secretary: Vi Nadiger Treasurer: Tessa Ritter Class of 2027 President: Nathan Moran Vice President: Michael Bennett Secretary: Connor Duncan Treasurer: Soumya Boyina

Congratulations to the U-High Journalism staff members who competed in IHSA Journalism Sectionals on April 6. Here are the results:

5th place in Feature Writing: Mariana Sanchez 4th place in Headline Writing: Janelle Godwyll 4th place in Yearbook Copy Writing: Evy York And moving on to IHSA State: 2nd place in News Writing: Evy York 1st place in Review Writing: Mariana Sanchez

Congratulations to Dr. Kirsten Hany!

The social studies teacher has successfully completed her doctoral degree with a focus on trauma-informed practices at the secondary level. Trauma-informed practices involve how teachers and other school staff understand and respond to the behavioral, social, emotional, and academic impact of adverse childhood experiences of students within a school community.

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