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Our Schools in the News: UCHS Student receives Dance Award
Nice recognition for yet another talented University City High School Student! From the St. Louis American August 17, 2016 Nia Spencer receives Career Award from Dance St. Louis Nia Spencer received a Dance St. Louis Career Award. She is a student at Univer...

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Our Schools in the News: BCJ teacher named finalist for MO Teacher of the Year
Barbara C. Jordan Elementary School Teacher Nancy Luebbers has been named a finalist for Missouri Teacher of the Year. Ms. Luebbers is the 2016-2017 University City Teacher of the Year. Congratulations to Ms. Luebbers and the many, many fantastic teachers i...

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The Value of Making Mistakes: 2016 Valedictory Speech
UCHS 2016 Valedictorian Lydia Soifer was kind enough to share with us her inspiring speech, delivered at the May 18th graduation ceremony.  Lydia attended U. City Schools for 13 years, beginning with kindergarten at Jackson Park Elementary.  She will be att...

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Barry Williams: A Student's Tribute
Here on the "Say Yes to U. City Schools" blog we love to talk about our fantastic students, teachers, and programs. Today we have a story that combines all three: a touching Facebook tribute to a former Brittany Woods Middle School teacher from a student w...

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Our Schools in the News: Post-Dispatch names Korinna Brandt 2016 Scholar Athlete
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch recently named University City High School senior Korinna Brandt as one of their 2016 STLHSS Scholar Athletes. From the St. Louis Post-Dispatch , May 18, 2016 University City: Korinna Brandt Academic rank • 7 of 203. Sports • Fie...

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Brittany Woods Students Launch Streetwear Line
Check out this article from the Riverfront Times about two of our Brittany Woods Middle School students! St. Louis' Hottest Streetwear Line Was Created by Two 8th Graders Posted By Sarah Fenske on Mon, Apr 25, 2016 at 6:50 am PHOTOS COURTESY OF MXTRO MVB Gu...

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UCHS Grad Wins Peace Grant to Train Indigenous Women Leaders
Congratulations to Caroline Martinez, University City High School Class of 2012! From Bowdain News Caroline Martinez ’16 Wins Peace Grant to Train Indigenous Women Leaders March 31, 2016 by Rebecca Goldfine After her parents separated, Caroline Martinez ’16...

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UCHS Journalism Students Receive Numerous Awards
University City High School Journalism students received over 30 state-level awards at the Missouri Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA) Scholastic Journalism Day at University of Missouri in Columbia on Wednesday, April 6. Publications students accepte...

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Fifth Annual U City FLL Warm Up at UCHS
On Saturday, September 26th, University City High School was host to the fifth annual University City FIRST LEGO League Warm Up.  This event, sponsored by U. City Robotics, brought together 27 teams and approximately 125 students plus parents and mentors fr...

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U. City FLL Warm Up takes over UCHS Gymnasium
On Saturday, September 26th, University City High School was host to the fifth annual University City FIRST LEGO League Warm Up.  This event, sponsored by U. City Robotics,  brought together 27 teams and approximately 125 students plus parents and mentors f...
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