The Spirited Pursuit of Knowledge
The Promise of Every Student
A Purpose Larger than the Self
The new Idea Lab is on schedule for fall 2016 opening, allowing UHS to increase the role of fabrication and design thinking throughout the program.
Summerbridge turned 39 this year but there's no sign of slowing down! The classrooms, labs, hallways, and theater at UHS are bubbling over with Summerbridge Spirit.
Barely a week after graduation, the halls of UHS were filled again with the voices of teachers. This time, however, teachers are students! Summerbridge has kicked off a week long professional development and orientation for its summer staff, including teaching fellows and instructional coaches, while down on South Campus the language department is hosting Bay Area Spanish teachers for a two-day class.
The Class of 2016 and the entire University High School community celebrated commencement on June 6, 2016, at Davies Symphony Hall. Despite its grand location, the event remains intimate, emotional, irreverent and very "UHS." This particular UHS class—characterized by its elected student and faculty speakers as ebullient, spirited, caring, compassionate, and witty—has also been a force on the stage, the playing fields, and in the classroom.
On the heels of a busy spring semester that kicked off with the Spring Concert in March, University's production of Cabaret and the senior AP Art Show, among other arts events, the UHS Arts Program now invites the community to join us for our final—and biggest—arts event of the year!
The athletic program at University High School has had yet another stellar season this spring, with numerous teams playing deep into the post-season.
It's Showcase season! The 39th annual Decorator Showcase will open its doors this weekend at the stunning Villa de Martini on Telegraph Hill. The Mediterranean-style home, located at 298 Chestnut Street, was built in 1929 by the Demartini family and features beautiful gardens, sweeping views of San Francisco Bay, and original architectural details such as inlaid wood floors, stone columns, and Italian mosaics.
Juniors and seniors on the UHS Track and Field team are gearing up once again for the second annual Jim Tracy 5K, which will take place this coming Sunday, April 17, in Golden Gate Park.