Liggett’s prekindergarten program uses a self-guided approach to learning that encourages children to draw upon their curiosities, empowering them to ask questions and explore both independently and collaboratively.
The soccer team moves on to the state semi-finals with a 3-0 win over Genesee Christian High School. The Knights will play at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 12 at Troy Athens High School in the state semi-final game.
University Liggett School raised nearly $61,000 during its annual Spring Raffle, the winners were announced Alumni Weekend.
Alex Georgopoulos ’78 of Grosse Pointe Woods, won the grand prize of a 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Double Cab, LT All-Star Edition, Two-year lease including $2,000 worth of free gas courtesy of Ed Rinke Chevrolet Buick GMC; Muffy Milligan ’73 of Grosse Pointe, took home the Casato Designer Black and White Diamond Earrings in 18k White Gold courtesy of edmund t. AHEE jewelers and current parents Christine and Anthony Alcantara ’81 of Grosse Pointe Shores rode off with the His and Hers Shinola Detroit Arrow Bicycles featured in University Liggett School’s spring production of “She Loves Me” along with a signed cast photo, courtesy of Backer Landscaping and the Backer Family, and CONSTRUCTEAM and the Cipriano Family.
Senior Alexis Wenger (center) has committed to swim at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia next fall. She was joined by her dad David Wenger (left), her mom Carolyn Wenger (right) and her club coach John Fodell (standing in back).
University Liggett School will name the new varsity lacrosse field in memory of George Thanasas ‘17, a beloved student-athlete who passed away unexpectedly after his graduation in June 2017. In addition, the school has created the George Thanasas Scholar Athlete Award, an award that will be given to three-season varsity athletes who maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
It’s Thursday morning at 8:27 a.m. and the Lower School students are lined up in front of the Logo Store anxiously awaiting the arrival of longtime parent volunteer and Logo Store manager Susan Azar '87.
As the students wait they clench quarters and crumpled dollar bills and chatter excitedly about which erasers will be in the dish this week when the rolling door to the store is finally unlocked and lifted by Azar.
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.