2010 News Items

On November 5, 2010, four University School faculty members sponsored sessions at the SCISA Teachers’ Conference at Orangeburg Prep. Tiffany Paeschke (online Writing), Bucky Buchanan (daily AM PE for academic achievement), Christa Brown (individualized Mathematics), and Jason Kreutner (1-flexibility in independent schools and 2- USL’s Learning Outside the Classroom program) represented USL and shared aspects of our innovative program with their peers. Click here for the full program.

The Post and Courier had a special supplement section entitled My Charleston on August 31, 2010. University School was featured prominently in the education section on independent schools in the Lowcountry (“Private School Options“).

In his “History’s Lost Moments” column, Dr. Tom Horton examined the past twenty-five years of USL’s Head of School, Jason Kreutner, with the Snee Farm Swim Team (“Kreutner’s Snee Farm Swim Team Freestyles to the Top“) in the August 18, 2010 issue of The Moultrie News.

The Post and Courier highlighted a story on a student’s journey at University School (“First student thrives as tiny school grows“) on May 24, 2010.

The Post and Courier showcased a photo and caption about our interdisciplinary Gulf of Mexico oil spill lab on May 19, 2010 (“A Sticky Situation“).

The Post and Courier featured a front-page article about University School’s Mandarin program on April 14, 2010 (“Teaching Chinese a bow to the future “) by Diette Courrégé.

Three Duke TIP students at University School of the Lowcountry qualified for State Recognition based on SAT scores received during this academic year 2009-2010.  The USL seventh graders earned the award by scoring at or above the national average (better than 50% of the nation’s high school juniors and seniors) on at least one part of the SAT. The University School students earning the recognition are Kilbey McCormick, Zach Parker, and Maya Rawls.  They will be honored at the 2010 State Recognition Ceremony to be held at Furman University in Greenville on May 26.   A University School of the Lowcountry student has garnered State Recognition every year that the School has been in operation.

The Moultrie News highlighted USL’s African American history Learning Outside the Classroom arc in a story on March 31, 2010 (“University School students learn outside the classroom”).

USL student Carter Falk was featured in the March 2010 issue of SAIC’s The Standard. It examined USL student Carter Falk’s speech to members of the Fortune 500 company.

On January 27, 2010, fostering enterprising thinking in our students was the focus of an article in The Moultrie News (“Student speaks to employees about initiative“). It relayed USL student Carter Falk’s speech at a Fortune 500 company’s, SAIC, leadership retreat in Charleston.

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