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

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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