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.


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


Exposure to Numbers:

  • Count 1 to 10
  • 1:1 Correspondence
  • Ordination


  • Exposure to Concept of Addition


  • Exposure to Concept of Subtraction

Exposure to Problem-Solving Strategies

Exposure to Graphing Concepts

Exposure to Sorting

Introduction to Patterns:

  • Create 2- and 3-Color Patterns
  • Recognize 2- and 3-Color Patterns


  • Developing Recognition of 2D Shapes
  • Exposure to Spatial Relationships


  • Exposure to Length and Weight
  • Exposure to Capacity
  • Exposure to Calendar Skills
  • Introduction to Comparative Words
  • Exposure to Sense of Time


  • Exposure to Coins

Introduction to Positional Words



  • Exposure to Scientific Method
  • Exposure to Simple Tools:
    • Magnifying Glasses
    • Eye-droppers
  • Technology

Earth Science: Understanding of the Earth’s Properties and the Processes that Affect the Earth

  • Exposure to Observing Seasonal and Weather Changes

Life Science: Understanding Characteristics of Life and Relationships of Living Things:

  • Exposure to Observing and Describing Characteristics of Living Things
  • Exposure to the Basic Needs of Living Things
  • Exposure to Life Cycles

Physical Science: Understanding the Properties and Motions of Objects and Energy:

  • Exposure to Identifying, Describing and Comparing Properties of Objects
  • Exposure to the Properties of Color, Light and Reflection, and Magnetism

Social Studies

History: Understanding People Past and Present

  • Exposure to Family Structure
  • Introduction to Characteristics of Self
  • Exposure to Characteristics of Others

Citizenship and Government:

  • Exposure to Pledge of Allegiance
  • Introduction to School and Class Rules
  • Exposure to Leadership within ULS


  • Exposure to Concept of Homes and Other Familiar Places
  • Exposure to Diversity


  • Exposure to Service Projects and the Benefits
  • Introduction to Philanthropy

Language Arts


  • Developing Letter Identification
  • Exposure to Letter Sounds
  • Introduction of Phonological Awareness
  • Exposure of Concepts of Print
  • Exposure of Various Genre


  • Introduction to Pencil Grip
  • Developing Drawing Skills
  • Introduction to Letter Formation
  • Introduction to Storytelling Skills

Speaking and Listening:

  • Introduction to Presentation Skills
  • Introduction to Speaking within a Group
  • Introduction to Listening within a Group
  • Exposure to Following Multi-Step Instructions

Studio Art


  • Self Portraits
  • Painting
  • Drawing and Observational Drawing
  • Clay
  • Play Dough
  • Cutting and Gluing
  • Coloring
  • Wood
  • Works by Artists

Explore Imaginative Play and Imagination-Building Activities through Arts Media and Concepts

Physical Education

Outdoor Play:

  • Running
  • Skipping
  • Climbing
  • Swinging
  • Jumping

Indoor Play:

  • Games
  • Yoga
  • Tumbling
  • Dancing

Theatre Fine Arts


  • Dramatization of Stories
  • Exploring through Process Drama
  • Storytelling



  • Exposure to Expressing Preferences
  • Exposure to Masculine & Feminine
  • Exposure to Singular/Plural Nouns


  • Exposure to Greetings
  • Exposure to Numbers 1-20 in and out of Sequence
  • Exposure to Colors
  • Exposure to Seasons & Nature-related Words & Songs
  • Exposure to Feelings
  • Exposure to Foods We Eat at Snack & Lunch
  • Exposure to Animals & Insects
  • Exposure to Immediate Family
  • Exposure to Clothing
  • Exposure to Parts of the Body
  • Exposure to Shapes
  • Exposure to Opposites
  • Exposure to Polite Expressions,
  • Exposure to Topics Related to Classroom Investigations
  • Exposure to Traditions
  • Exposure to Familiar Children’s Literature


  • School-wide Study TBA Annually
  • Traditional Hispanic Holiday Celebrations



  • Exposure to Use of Educational Apps
  • Exposure to Photo-taking

Developing Skills With Technological Tools:

  • Light Table
  • Overhead Projector



  • Exposure to the Five Senses
  • Exposure to How to Prevent or Reduce the Risk of Colds by Using Basic Hygiene Techniques
  • Introduction to Rules that Help Us Keep Safe in School and on the Playground
  • Introduction to Who You Should Go to for Help at School
  • Exposure to Choosing a Healthy Snack to Stay Healthy

Formative Assessments


  • Observations
  • Small Group Work with Teacher
  • Portfolio Reflection
  • Anecdotal Records