Current Community Events

Register now for Spring 2019 Laker Playgroup. This hands-on play group meets on Wednesdays starting January 23 through May 15 from 9-11 a.m.

Register today.

The ULS Fine Arts Department will perform “Guys and Dolls” February 15-17 and 26-28. Tickets go on sale Friday, December 21.

Personal Tours are also available any time. Contact Mrs. Angie Wenger, Director of Admissions at (262) 367-6011, ext. 1455 or to schedule a tour.

Current Community Events


Number Sense:

  • Development of Using Prime Factorization to Find Least Common Multiples and Greatest Common Factors
  • Mastery of Number Patterns

Algebraic Thinking:

  • Development of Order of Operation Principles
  • Development of Understanding of Commutative and Associative Properties of Addition and Multiplication
  • Development of Distributive Property
  • Development of Algebraic Expressions and Equations with Variables ( 2-Step Equations)


  • Developing the Use and Understanding of the Metric System
  • Mastery of the Customary Units of Measurement


  • Developing Concept of Probability
  • Developing Understanding of Mean, Median, Mode and Range

Numerical Operations:

  • Developing Decimal Operations (+,-, x, /)
  • Developing All Fraction Operations
  • Developing the Understanding of All Operations of Positive and Negative Numbers

Ratio, Proportion, and Percent:

  • Developing Ratios, Proportions, and Percents


  • Developing Volume and Area Concepts
  • Developing Coordinate Grid
  • Developing Rotational Symmetry



  • Developing Scientific Method
  • Developing Scientific Problem-solving Strategies

Earth Science:

  • Developing an Understanding of the Rock Cycle

Life Science:

  • Cell Study:
    • Introduction to Cell Structure and Cell Function
  • Genetics:
    • Introduction to the Principles of Genetics
  • Human Body:
    • Introduction to Body Structure and Function
  • Plant Study:
    • Development of Photosynthesis and Plant Physiology
  • Biomes:
    • Development of the Understanding of the Diversity of Biome Types
    • Development of the Understanding of Adaptation of Organisms to Their Environment

Physical Science:

  • Chemistry:
    • Introduction to Concept of Atoms and Molecules
    • Introduction to Periodic Table of Elements

Social Studies


  • Ancient World History
    • Egypt
    • Mesopotamia
    • Indus Valley
    • China
  • Modem Chinese History

Citizenship and Government:

  • Rise and Fall of Empires
  • Compare and Contrast Ancient Forms of Government


  • Impact of Rivers on Formation of Ancient Civilizations
  • Compare and Contrast Movement of Ancient Peoples


  • Connection between Trading and Longevity of Civilizations
  • Development of Civilization-Specific Forms of Communication, Documentation of Wealth and Formation of Social Classes

Language Arts


  • Mastery of Fluency and Accuracy in Oral Reading
  • Development of Literary Analysis
  • Literature: Historical Fiction, Realistic Fiction, Nonfiction
  • Informational Text: Social Studies Text, Social Studies Resources
  • Independent Reading


  • 6+1 Writing Process
    • Writing Genres:
      • Introduction of Short Story, Complaint Letter
      • Developing Personal Narrative, Research Report, Demonstration Writing, Creative Writing


  • Vocabulary Workshop Level B
  • Daily Grammar Practice


  • Developing Public-speaking Skills Through Presentations in Assembly and Classroom
  • Developing Collaborative Skills for Group Presentations



  • Transitioning to Being a Teen in the Classroom
  • Group Dynamics
  • Brainstorming and Collaborative Models
  • Planning for the Homecoming Dance
  • Identity through Self-identifying
  • Self-evaluation as a Communicator:
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
  • Goal-setting
  • Communication through a Number of Mediums
  • Communication Model
  • Early Adolescence
  • Before and after the Camp Experience:
    • Process Camp
    • Discuss how/if it Changed the Class
  • How to Be a Mediator in Your Own Life:
    • Every Day or at Home
  • Application

Physical Education


  • Rules
  • Sportsmanship
  • Self-control
  • Listening & Following Directions


  • Assorted Sizes & Types of Balls
  • Jump Ropes
  • Tennis Racquets
  • Plastic, Wooden & Aluminum Bats
  • Floor Hockey Sticks
  • Lacrosse Sticks

Basic Movements:

  • Locomotor & Non-locomotor Skills
  • Striking Skills
  • Catching Skills
  • Kicking Skills
  • Sport-specific Skills
  • Organized Games
  • Rock Climbing



  • Developing Writing in the Regular Present Tense
  • Introduction to Conjugating Verbs in Present-tense (-ar, -er, -ir)
  • Introduction to Irregular Verbs in the Present Tense
  • Introduction of Preterite Tense Verbs
  • Developing Pronouns
  • Introduction of Prepositional Phrases
  • Developing Gustar and Encantar
  • Developing Gender and Number Agreement


  • Developing Emotions/Feelings
  • Developing Animals
  • Developing Seasons
  • Developing Family
  • Developing Storytelling
  • Introduction to Telling Time
  • Introduction to Careers
  • Developing Ordering Events
  • Short Stories
  • Short Chapter Books
  • Presentations/Skits
  • Cuentame Mas! Chapters 1-3


  • Dia de los Muertos
  • Cinco de Mayo
  • Mexico
  • School-wide Study TBA Annually

Theater Fine Arts

Storytelling and Character-Building

  • Create Characters, Scenarios and Actions that Tell Stories
  • Spontaneous and Rehearsed Improvisation to Build Dialogue and Action
  • Theater Games for Group-Building and Self-Awareness

Formative Assessment

Stanford 10 – Scholastic Aptitude and Achievement