Current Community Events

Join us for an “Open House” Cup of Coffee.

Wednesday, June 21st
Milwaukee St. Traders
9am-1pm

523 Milwaukee Street
Delafield, WI 53018

Stop by and fill out an inquiry card and you will receive a FREE coffee.

Please join us on
June 17th, 10 am to 12 pm,
for our Preprimary Open House,
grades JK3, JK4, and SK5.

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.

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

 

 

Current Community Events

Math

Algebra 2

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

  • Number Sets: Natural through Complex
  • Functions Families: Linear, Quadratic, Cubic, Exponential, Logarithmic, Polynomial and Absolute
  • Function Operations: (+, -, x, /)
  • Inverse Functions
  • Exponent Properties with Rational Exponents
  • Higher Order Radicals and Properties of Radicals
  • Solving Types of Equations
    • Linear
    • Quadratic
    • Rational
    • Polynomial
  • Quadratic, Radical, Rational, Polynomial
  • Solving 2×2 and 3×3 Linear Systems
  • Right-triangle Trigonometry

Science

Biology

Inquiry

  • Applications of the Scientific Method
  • Composition of Formal Laboratory Reports
  • Development of Formal Data and Graph Analysis

Living Matter

  • Application of the Requirements of Life
  • Introduction to Macromolecules
  • Extension of Cell Structure and Function
  • Understanding and Modeling of Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration to Meet Energy Needs
  • Modeling and Regulation of Cell Growth and Division

Genetics

  • Extension of Mendelian Principles
  • Relationships of the Role of DNA and Chromosomes Yielding Genetic Variation
  • Introduction to Protein Synthesis for Essential Life Functions

Evolution

  • Extension of the History of Life & Darwin’s Theory
  • Introduction to Evolution of Populations and Statistical Calculations
  • Extension of Classification

Biosphere

  • Introduction to Environmental Energy Flow
  • Study of Ecosystems and Communities

Animals

  • Comparative Anatomy & Behavior
  • Human Body Systems

Upper School 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

Reading (Informative and Narrative)

  • Mastery of Literary Analysis
  • Developing a Schema of Literature: Classic, American Novels, Ancient Greece, India, Elizabethan England, Germany
  • Developing Informational Research Skills

Writing

  • Developing 6+1 Writing Process
  • Developing Composition Skills:
    • Thesis Statements, Prewriting, Drafts and Editing
  • Developing Reflective, Informative, Persuasive Writing Skills

Language

  • Vocabulary Level E

Speaking/Listening

  • Developing Group and Individual Presentation Skills
  • Developing Speech Skills
  • Mastery of Collaborative Skills for Group Presentations
  • Developing Formation Presentation Preparation and Presentation Skills
  • Mastering Note-taking Skills

Studio Art

 

  • Introduction to Design: Unity, Variety, Simplicity
  • Extended Problem-solving Processes
  • Functional Analysis
  • Design Is Deliberate
  • Group Critique
  • Focus on Technique
  • Exploration of Edges and Surfaces
  • Interaction of Color
  • Spatial Illusions
  • Idea that Commercial Art and Architecture Usually Have a Client-Generated Idea

Leadership

Sequencing:

  • Building a Collaborative Group Process
  • Taking People through Ice Breakers
  • Awareness Activities
  • Trust-Building
  • Reflection on Communication

The Upper School Experience:

  • Upper School Bonding
  • Bringing the Freshman Class Together
  • Being Ready to Adjust
  • Being Fully Prepared

Camp Manito-wish Experience

  • Building Trust
  • Trusting Self and Others

Biological Profiles of Different Ages

State of the Class Address with Emphasis on:

  • Creating Future Class Goals
  • Reaching Personal Goals

Inviting the 8th Graders to Upper School

College Planning:

  • Introduction to the High School Transcript and Resume
  • Letter of Advice to a College Freshman (Yourself in 4 Years)

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 Basic Sport Skills in Specific Activities and Sports:

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

Theater Fine Arts

Upper School Theater Class

  • Construct Imaginative Scripts and Collaborate with Actors to Refine Scripts so that Story and Meaning are Conveyed to an Audience.
  • Analyze the Physical, Emotional and Social Dimensions of Characters Found in Dramatic Texts from Various Genres and Media.
  • Compare and Demonstrate Various Classical and Contemporary Acting Techniques and Methods.
  • In an Ensemble, Create and Sustain Characters that Communicate with Audiences.
  • Explain the Basic Physical and Chemical Properties of the Technical Aspects of theater (such as Lighting, Sound, Props, Set Design, Costume Design and Stage Makeup).
  • 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.
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