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UNIVERSITY LIGGETT SCHOOL NEWS

List of 5 news stories.

  • American history through a Michigan lens

    By Adam Hellebuyck, Christopher Hemler and Nate Crimmins
    The Historical Society of Michigan featured University Liggett School's 10th grade history curriculum in it's magazine The Chronicle.

    Cultivating a new generation of young historians is an exciting, challenging, and rewarding process that can be done in a myriad of ways. Here’s what the social studies department at University Liggett School in Southeastern Michigan did.

    On a cool, gray morning in November, 70 students hiked through the woods and brush of Canal Park in Clinton Township. They were searching for the remains of the long-abandoned Clinton and Kalamazoo Canal, one of many canals began during the era of “canal fever” in the 1830s. Their conversation included debates over the locations of several key elements of the canal, such as the locks where water once raised and lowered the canal boats and the towpath where draft animals pulled the boats along. After their excursion, the  students created signage describing the history of the canal and placing it into the context of early American industrialization.

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  • University Liggett School senior earns national theater honor

    University Liggett School senior Quinn Nehr has earned national recognition in theater performance from the National YoungArts Foundation.
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  • Makerspace director brings innovation to Iceland

    Ready, set, make!

    This was the title of the session Nick Provenzano presented at a conference in Iceland in early November. The University Liggett School Makerspace director spent six days exploring the country and culture, visiting schools and attending Utís, an annual education conference.

    Provenzano was invited to the conference last January while attending an educational technology exhibition in London, England, known as the BETT Conference. While showcasing the work ULS teachers have done with coding and design, he met an educator from Iceland, who invited him to be one of only 126 educators selected to participate in the Icelandic conference from all over the world.

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  • Five University Liggett School seniors sign National Letters of Intent

    Five University Liggett School seniors were awarded scholarships to play sports at the college level beginning next fall. Seniors Bea Bernard, Eva Papista, Isabelle Brusilow, Logan King and Billy Kopicki signed their National Letters of Intent on Tuesday, Nov. 20. Bernard will row for the University of Tennessee women’s rowing team, Papista will play soccer for the St. Francis College women’s soccer team, Brusilow will play soccer for Northern Michigan University's women’s soccer team, King will play baseball for Spring Arbor University and Kopicki will play baseball for Miami University. 
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  • University Liggett School looking for next class of top-performers

    Eighth-grade students looking for a world-class academic experience are encouraged to apply for a merit scholarship at University Liggett School prior to January 18, 2019. Michigan’s oldest independent day school is looking for exceptional students in metro Detroit to apply for the prestigious scholarship to fund their high school education.
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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.