Current Community Events

Home to Hawk Hill Alumni Reunion and Homecoming – October 6th & 7th

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Personal Tours are also available any time.  Contact Deb Smith, Director of Admissions at (262) 367-6011 x 1455 or deb.smith@universitylake.org to schedule a tour.

Laker Playgroup is a fun, educational playgroup facilitated by the same master educators who teach at ULS. Activities include art, music, Spanish and nature exploration. For children ages 18 months to 3 years.

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Current Community Events

Math

Master the Following Concepts Graphically, Verbally, Numerically and/or Algebraically:

  • Apply Trigonometric Functions & Identities
  • The Laws of Sines & Cosines
  • Polar Coordinates & Polar Functions, Functions: Quadratic, Exponential, Logarithmic, and Families of Functions
  • Conic Sections: Ellipses, Hyperbolas and Parabolas
  • Sequences and Series (Arithmetic & Geometric)

Science

Physics

  • Historical Transitions:
    • Aristotle & Ptolemy through Copernicus, Kepler, Galileo & Newton
  • Position, Velocity, Speed & Acceleration
  • Kinematics
  • Newton’s Laws of Motion
  • Vectors Mathematics
  • Centripetal Acceleration & Force – Circular Motion
  • Inclined Planes
  • Impulse & Momentum
  • Kinetic & Potential Energy
  • Conservation of Energy
  • Solid and Mechanical Waves

Environmental Science

  • Humans and Sustainability:
    • Principles of Sustainability
    • Precautionary Principle
  • Climate Change and Biodiversity:
    • Effects of Climate Change
    • Role of Humans
    • Effects on the United States and Wisconsin
  • Water Resources and Pollution:
    • A Basic Human Right
    • Sustainability and Conservation
    • Pollution
  • Energy Resources
    • The Big Three
    • Effect on Our Gas Prices
    • 360
  • Land Management and Food Supply:
    • Can We Feed the Growing World Population?

Social Studies

AP European History

History:

  • Early Civilizations: Mesopotamia, China, Egypt
  • Greece
  • Rome
  • World Religions
  • Rise of Europe
  • Middle Ages
  • Crusades
  • Renaissance
  • Reformation
  • Age of Exploration

Citizenship and Government

  • Government Systems
    • Tribal Mentality, Democracy, Dictatorship, Monarchy
  • Geography

Geography

  • Settlement Patterns
  • Impacts on Warfare
  • Resources
  • Asia, The Americas, Europe

Economics

  • Trade
  • Types of Economy

Economics

  • Supply/Demand
  • Elasticity
  • Market Failures
  • Production Costs
  • Four Types of Firms:
    • Perfect Competition
    • Monopolistic Competition
    • Oligopoly
    • Monopoly
  • Resource Demand
  • GDP and Economic Growth
  • Aggregate Demand and Supply

World History II

History:

  • European and Asian Interactions
  • A Pandemic of Global Revolutions
  • The Industrial Revolution
  • The Rise of Nationalism and the Age of Imperialism
  • The Great War and the Road to Another War
  • The Second World War
  • Genocide in the 20th Century
  • Cold War
  • Independence Movements during the Mid-20th Century
    • Middle East Conflicts
    • Globalization

Citizenship and Government:

  • Government Systems
    • Absolutism
  • Nation Building
    • Italy, Germany, Russia
    • Revolution

Geography:

  • Europe
  • Asia
  • Africa

Economics:

  • Globalization
  • Industry
  • Economic Systems
    • Mercantilism, Capitalism, Socialism, Communism

US History

History:

  • Colonization
  • Revolution
  • New Republic
  • Manifest Destiny
  • Rise to the Civil War/Civil War
  • Reconstruction
  • Race Relations/Civil Rights/Native Americans
  • World War I
  • Gilded Age/1920s/Prohibition
  • Women’s Rights
  • Great Depression and World War II
  • Current Events

Citizenship and Government:

  • Bill of Rights
  • Legislative Process
  • Constitutional Amendments
  • Powers of Branches of Government

Geography:

  • North American

Economics:

  • Supply and Demand
  • Bear vs Bull Markets
  • Depression vs Recession
  • Credit Purchasing Power
  • Unionization

AP Human Geography

Diffusion/Migration:

  • More Developed Countries (MDC) vs Less Developed Countries (LDC)

Population:

  • Population Pattern Shifts in Districts and Countries over Time
  • Population Issues: Overpopulation in LDCs vs MDCs

Gender Studies

World Religions:

  • Hinduism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Tribal Beliefs and Practices
  • Religious Buildings and Impact on Local and Global Communities

Agriculture/Farming:

  • Types of Farming and Industries
  • Hunting-Gathering vs Seed Cultivation
  • Subsistence & Commercial Farming
  • Pastoral Nomadism
  • The Green Revolution & Modern Agriculture

Resource Issues

Interpretations of Maps:

  • Thematic, Electoral, GPS/GIS, Reference, Mental

Urban Patterns:

  • City Planning and Suburbanization
  • Central Business Districts (CBD) in the US & around the World
  • Public Transportation
  • Motor Vehicle Ownership & Issues

Language Arts

American Literature:

  • Native American and Colonial Lit
  • American Romanticism
  • Civil War Literature
  • Progressive Era Literature
  • Harlem Renaissance / Modernism
  • WWII Literature
  • Modern Literature

Vocabulary:

  • Sadlier-Oxford Level F

Studio Art

 

  • Publications: Breadth, Unity and Variety in a Composition
  • Balance and Asymmetry
  • Color Composition
  • Observational Skills
  • Investigation of Exaggeration of Proportion and Scale
  • Understanding the Human Form
  • Continued Photography Projects and Interpretation

Leadership

Leadership Skills (Facilitated by Backpacking Trip):

  • Utilize Collaboration Strategies and Team-building Endeavors
  • Examine Leadership Hierarchies of Organizations and College Admission Offices
  • Conduct an Anthropological Study of Organizational Culture at a Business

Career Exploration:

  • Study the World of Work
  • Examine the Dynamics and the Perspectives of Leaders and Followers
  • Self-Assess One’s Learning, Problem-Solving Styles, Thinking, & Communication Orientation, Self-Sufficiency and Self-Esteem Scales Myers-Briggs and the Six Occupational Types
  • Conduct Real-World Interviews about Career Choices and Satisfaction
  • Create a Family Education and Career Tree

College Planning:

  • Attend College Visits to ULS and Local College Fairs
  • Practice Test Prep Strategies and Sit for the PSAT in October
  • Attend the ULS College Breakfast in February
  • Complete a College-planning Self-Audit
  • Investigate the Inner-Workings of Several College Admission Offices
  • Generate a College-comparison Spreadsheet
  • Gather and Organize Resume Items
  • Contract for College Recommendations
  • Establish Short and Long-range Plans for the Summer College Search
  • Brainstorm and Organize Ideas for the Application Essay
  • Attend the College Essay-writing Workshop in June

Physical Education

Games:

  • Rules
  • Sportsmanship
  • Teamwork

Equipment:

  • Assorted Sizes & Types of Balls
  • Softball Bats
  • Tennis Racquets, Racquetball Racquets, Pickleball Paddles, Speedbird Racquets
  • Lacrosse Sticks

Students Should Be Able to Perform the Basic Sport Skills in Specific Activities and Sports:

  • Badminton
  • Dance
  • Fitness Principles
  • Hockey Field and Floor
  • Lacrosse
  • Nitroball
  • Racquetball
  • Softball
  • Team Handball
  • Volleyball
  • Table Tennis
  • Starball
  • Eclipse
  • Tchouckball
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Rock Climbing and Bouldering
  • Basketball
  • Distance Running
  • Football
  • Pickleball
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Speedball
  • Tennis
  • Weight Training
  • Speedbird
  • Peteka
  • Track and Field
  • Tsegball
  • Snowshoe

Theater Fine Arts

Upper School Theatre Class

  • Students Construct Imaginative Scripts and Collaborate with Actors to Refine Scripts So That Story and Meaning Are Conveyed to an Audience.
  • Students Analyze the Physical, Emotional and Social Dimensions of Characters Found in Dramatic Texts from Various Genres and Media.
  • Students Compare and Demonstrate Various Classical and Contemporary Acting Techniques and Methods.
  • Students in an Ensemble, Create and Sustain Characters that Communicate with Audiences.
  • Students Explain the Basic Physical and Chemical Properties of the Technical Aspects of Theatre (Such as Lighting, Sound, Props, Set Design, Costume Design and Stage Makeup).
  • Students Analyze a Variety of Dramatic Texts from Cultural and Historical Perspectives.
  • Students Analyze and Critique the Whole and the Parts of Dramatic Performances, Taking into Account the Context, and Constructively Suggest Alternative Artistic Choices.

Spanish III

Grammar:

  • Future Tense (Introduction)
  • Conditional Tense (Introduction)
  • Present Perfect Tense (Introduction)
  • Pluperfect Tense (Introduction)
  • Present Subjunctive (Introduction)

Content:

  • Country Studies Center around Novella, Film and Unit Choices Which Vary from Year-to-Year
    • For Example: Ecuador via La Maldician de Ia Cabeza Reducida

Culture:

  • TBA Depending on Community/School Projects and Spring Intersessions
    • For Example: Los Mayas
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