Year-in-Review LOTC Highlights

We fill each year with 30+ field trips through our Learning Outside the Classroom program, as well as numerous academic competitions and graduations. Want to see the details of our experiential learning focus? Click on the blog posts below to see a full list of each year's unique experiences.

2017-2018 Highlights

2017-2018 Highlights

By Sarah Vega | June 1, 2018
USL 2016-2017 Highlights

2016-2017 Highlights

By Sarah Vega | June 1, 2017
USL Highlights 2015-2016

2015-2016 LOTC & Guest Speaker Highlights

By Sarah Vega | June 1, 2016

8/10-8/12, Mon.- Wed. – 9 AM-1 PM Faculty Inservice (babysitting provided by USL students and graduates). 8/12, Wednesday – Annual Alumni-Faculty Lunch – 11:45 AM in the gym 8/13-8/14, Th.- Fri. – 2015-2016 school year begins with Orientation activities led by USL Upper School students and graduates 8/17, … Read more

USL Highlights 2014-2015

2014-2015 LOTC & Guest Speaker Highlights

By Sarah Vega | June 1, 2015

8/11-8/13, Mon.- Wed. – 9 AM-1 PM Faculty Inservice (babysitting provided by USL students and graduates). 8/13, Wednesday – Annual Alumni-Faculty Lunch – 11:45 AM in the gym 8/14-8/15, Th.- Fri. – 2014-2015 school year begins with Orientation activities led by USL Upper School students and graduates 8/18, … Read more

USL Highlights 2013-2014

2013-2014 LOTC & Guest Speaker Highlights

By Sarah Vega | June 1, 2014

8/21, Wednesday – orientation for Learning Outside the Classroom. As preparation for our field experiences, Middle and Upper School students will begin Red Cross CPR/First Aid/AED training. Students will also bake cookies, deliver them, and clean up the kitchen. This will allow students to gain practice … Read more

USL Highlights 2012-2013

2012-2013 LOTC & Guest Speaker Highlights

By Sarah Vega | June 1, 2013

8/22, Wednesday – orientation for Learning Outside the Classroom. Students will bake cookies, deliver them, and clean up the kitchen. This will allow students to gain practice with the responsibility inherent to LOTCs and meet our neighbors around Coleman Blvd. 8/29, Wednesday – LOTC – IS students … Read more

USL Highlights 2011-2012

2011-2012 LOTC & Guest Speaker Highlights

By Sarah Vega | June 1, 2012

8/17, Wednesday – orientation for Learning Outside the Classroom. Students will bake cookies, deliver them, and clean up the kitchen. This will allow students to gain practice with the responsibility inherent to LOTCs and meet our neighbors around Coleman Blvd. 8/24, Wednesday – we will conclude our … Read more

USL Highlights 2010-2011

2010-2011 LOTC & Guest Speaker Highlights

By Sarah Vega | June 1, 2011

8/16, Monday  – SPEAKER – Lei Jin, Chinese Professor at the College of Charleston, will speak about Mandarin and Chinese culture. 8/18, Wednesday – orientation for Learning Outside the Classroom. Students will bake cookies, deliver them, and clean up the kitchen. This will allow students to gain practice … Read more

USL Highlights 2009-2010

2009-2010 LOTC & Guest Speaker Highlights

By Sarah Vega | June 1, 2010

8/18, Tuesday  – SPEAKER – George Fam, Arabic Professor at the College of Charleston, will speak about the Arabic language and Middle Eastern culture. fam will provide an interesting language contrast to our new study of Mandarin this year, and his faith background (Coptic Christian) provides some … Read more

USL Highlights 2007-2009

2008-2009 LOTC & Guest Speaker Highlights

By Sarah Vega | June 1, 2009

8/20, Wednesday – exploration of the Old Village in search of simple machines (linking to our study of physics and the Industrial Revolution). We will also eat lunch at Alhambra Hall. 8/29, Friday – culminating exercise of our two-week interdisciplinary study of the Seasons of Change at Fort … Read more