List of 6 news stories.

  • Join us for The Second-Goal Parent Workshop

    On Friday, March 1 at 6 p.m., University Liggett School and the Positive Coaching Alliance are teaming up to host The Second-Goal Parent: Developing Winners in Life through Sports workshop in the Tarik Commons.
    The Second-Goal Parent
    Date: Friday, March 1
    Time: 6 p.m., for drinks and appetizers
    Location: University Liggett School Tarik Commons
    The workshop focuses on teaching parents how to incorporate life lessons into the lives of their student-athletes, while letting coaches and student-athletes focus on competing. This workshop will provide tips and tools parents can use to help their children get the most from youth and high school sports.

    Register to attend today. 
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  • University Liggett School graduate to be featured on hit CBS TV show

    University Liggett School graduate Antonio Cipriano ’18 will star in an upcoming episode of the CBS hit “God Friended Me.”  In the episode, titled “Trouble with the Curve,” Cipriano plays Derek a star pitcher for a high school baseball team. He is deciding whether to pursue the minor leagues or go to college after high school. For his audition video for the show, Cipriano, who loves baseball almost as much as singing and acting, filmed himself pitching at the Boll Campus Center with Mickey Walkowiak ’19 as his catcher.

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  • University Liggett School Players present Guys and Dolls

    The University Liggett School Players will present four performances of the Broadway-classic, hit musical Guys and Dolls. Never before presented by University Liggett School, Guys and Dolls stars seniors Quinn Nehr as Sky Masterson, Geoffrey Elmer as Nathan Detroit, Mary Weiermiller as Miss Adelaide and sophomore Christina Jarad as Sarah Brown.

    Performances are 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28, 8 p.m. March 1, 7:30 p.m. March 2 and 2 p.m. March 3. The Sunday matinee performance will feature the rose ceremony – honoring seniors – before the performance begins.

    Purchase online tickets at seatyourself.biz

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  • University Liggett School students connect with the school’s first African American graduate as part of Black History Month studies

    Fifty-three years ago a tall, lanky teenager from Detroit made history by being the first African American student to attend and then later graduate from Grosse Pointe University School (GPUS).

    On Monday, Feb. 4, Upper School students at University Liggett School had a chance to hear from this groundbreaking alumnus – who is now a pastor living and working in Alabama – as part of the school’s Black History Month studies.

    The Rev. Meredith Bernard Jackson ’69 GPUS didn’t intend to be a groundbreaker when he decided to attend Grosse Pointe University School in 1966.
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  • University Liggett School to host Coach Academy for metro Detroit youth sports coaches

    University Liggett School will host Coach Academy for metro Detroit youth sports coaches on March 2. The free seminar is presented in partnership with the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) and the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA).  The goal of Coach Academy is to help youth sports volunteers gain a better understanding of best practices in coaching strategies and tactics to provide athletes with a positive and engaging athletic experience.
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  • University Liggett School partners with the PEERS Foundation to prevent teen distracted driving

    University Liggett School is teaming up with a Michigan non-profit, to teach teens about the dangers of distracted driving. The PEERS Foundation will bring the Augmented Reality Distracted Driving Educational Simulator (ARDDES) to University Liggett School on February 20th.
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University Liggett School, a top Metro Detroit private, independent school, is located at 1045 Cook Road Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236 313-884-4444
University Liggett School is a private preschool and kindergarten through 12th grade college preparatory school in Metro Detroit that is nationally recognized for its innovative curriculum and arts and athletics offerings.