Upcoming Events

Laker Playgroup is an educational playgroup for toddlers ages 18 months to 3 years.

Activities include art, music, Spanish and nature exploration. Each class meets in our specially designed preprimary spaces, where parents and toddlers can explore, create and discover together. Laker Playgroup is a stepping-stone that prepares your child for the JK3 experience.

Our JK3 program now offers 2, 3 and 5 day options. Please view the schedule HERE.

 

 

 

Join us for a free college-planning seminar led by Joseph Niemczyk, College Counselor at University Lake School and Tony Drake, founder and CEO of Drake and Associates LLC.

THUNDER BAY GRILLE—5:30 pm

N14 W24130 Tower Place  •  Pewaukee, Wisconsin

February 15, March 8 OR March 15. Dinner provided.

Reserve your spot now! Call 262-367-6011 X1459 or email jennifer.becker@universitylake.org.

University Lake School is proud to host The College of Wooster Chorus from Ohio on March 14th at 7pm. Wooster Chorus is a premiere choral ensemble. Wooster has recently showcased works by several American Composers including Eric Whitacre and Jake Runestad. In recent years, the Chorus has been featured at the OMEA State Conferences and at the ACDA Central Division Conference in Chicago. George Marn, ULS Class of ’14, is a member of this amazing chorus! This event is free and open to the public.

 

Upcoming Events

Our alumni have conquered academics, adventures, leadership, volunteerism and entrepreneurship. In short, they have conquered the globe. Here are just a few of our success stories.

Matt Saiia

“A PLACE THAT GAVE ME A CHANCE.”
Matt Saiia ’93

Matt came to ULS in 4th grade after public school teachers told his parents he needed decelerated learning courses to accommodate his dyslexia. Instead of slowing him down, ULS encouraged Matt to thrive in every arena: academics, art, theater, soccer, student government, yearbook and student mentoring programs. As a mentor, Matt learned the basic tools of facilitation, which he eventually used to create Collective Next, a global company that helps businesses use the power of collaboration to solve their most complex challenges.

ULS became a place that gave me a chance. Outside of ULS, I would have been pushed aside and forgotten, or I would have been coddled. At ULS, I learned to be open and expansive about how I think – it’s about more than just the right answer. My teachers never underestimated me; they demanded more of me than I did of myself. They engaged me where I was and helped me get better where I needed to improve. I was learning beyond the classroom and I had the freedom to make up my own thing. Now, I’m able to integrate all of these ways of thinking into my world.”

Gabe Foster

“I HAVE NO FEARS BECAUSE ULS CHALLENGED ME.”
Gabe Foster ’12

Gabe Foster came to ULS as a freshman, after considering offers from nearly every college preparatory school in Wisconsin. He chose ULS for its student-to-teacher ratio, unmatched academic rigor and unique extracurricular opportunities. By his junior year, Gabe was taking courses at a local college. He compiled an impressive list of academic and extracurricular achievements, including being named a National Merit Scholar and participating in skiing, basketball, tennis, chess club and concert choir. Gabe also starred in leading roles in both theater and musical productions, and even dominated in our all-school Green and White competition as Green Team Captain.

“I’m going to Caltech, perhaps the most rigorous university in the world, and I have no fears because ULS challenged me in a way that will allow me to excel. They’ve taught me to compete with myself, and how to push my standards higher and higher. ULS has really made me into the well-rounded person I am today.”

Sapna Morris

“JUST BECAUSE IT DOESN’T EXIST, DOESN’T MEAN IT CAN’T HAPPEN.”
Sapna Bamrah Morris, MD ’91

Sapna Bamrah Morris came to ULS in 7th grade seeking an academic challenge. She got just that – and more. Her experience started with a civics class that allowed her and her classmates to choose their course of study (South African politics with a focus on Apartheid) and ended with her spearheading a student volunteer program at The Gathering, an organization that feeds the hungry in Milwaukee. This program still exists today with our students. During her time at ULS, Sapna was involved in field hockey, basketball, musicals, choir and student government while serving as White Team Captain.

“In the smaller environment at ULS, everyone had to chip in and play their part, and we had really wonderful role models for that. When I expressed an interest in serving at The Gathering, nothing like that existed. But at ULS, when you express an interest, you immediately have someone there to encourage you. I wouldn’t have gotten that in a larger school environment. There was an overriding theme that we were always encouraged to push the envelope. Just because it doesn’t exist doesn’t mean it can’t happen. ULS supported not only innovative thinking and initiative in academics, but also in other aspects of our lives.”

Watch what our alumni have to say about
their experiences at ULS.

ULS Alumni Video

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