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Legendary US faculty reflect on the school and its impact on the boys and themselves.
 

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Science, Design & Engineering Camps

 
Summer campers dive into robotics, computer programming and rocketry.

US Chamber Orchestra

 
An open rehearsal with the US Chamber Orchestra.

Random Acts of Kindness Everywhere

 
Alumnus Ricky Smith '96 returns to US and led 200 boys in creating lunches, favors and notes of kindness for area families in need.

Making at US

 
"Making" has been a foundation of US since we opened our doors 125 years ago, and although some tools might have changed, the model is as relevant as ever.

Story of a US Teacher

 
History Teacher Sam Thomas shares why he teaches and sends his boys to US.

Crossing Barriers: Fairfax

 
Seventh graders visit a historical neighborhood in Cleveland to learn about the community's resilience.

Empowering our Youngest Leaders

 
Leadership takes center stage when our boys enter the fifth grade.

Native American Science Exploration

 
Third grade students take advantage of the resourceful Hunting Valley campus to study their theme.

Middle School Performing Arts

 
Ms. Lyons directs a middle school theater program that is fit for Broadway.

The Paine Brigade

 
Leadership at US often comes in different forms as seen here at our Shaker Campus.

A Community Engagement Tradition

 
Boys give their time to make and deliver soup to local soup kitchens.

To The Class of 2014

 
A tribute to University School Class of 2014. Best wishes to these young men!

Empty Bowls Project

 
Eighth grade boys create art with a purpose to raise money to fight hunger in NE Ohio.

Grade 4 China Theme

 
Tai chi & kite flying are just a couple of the activities for the fourth grade as they explore their China theme.

Investigating & Creating

 
Sixth Graders tour Chicago studying the architecture and get the opportunity to design buildings of their own.

#GiveThanksUS

 
Students & faculty share some of the things in their life that they are thankful for.

US Class of 2016

 
Montage from the Commencement of the Class of 2016.

Lemonade Day Entrepreneurs

 
Boys learn how to run a business and the importance of giving back.

LEGO Robotics

 
Middle school science students create factories from robotic LEGOs as part of Tech Week.

Kindergarten at US

 
Mrs. Brown gives us a tour of what kindergarten is like at US.

Welcome Back Handshake

 
Our annual tradition of welcoming new students at the Hunting Valley and Shaker Campuses.

Freshmen Science Labs

 
Freshmen students get a sample of what to expect by exploring the fundamentals of upperclassmen science.

Homecoming

 
Nobody does homecoming like US!

Cultures & Culinary: West Side Market

 
A trip down to the West Side Market allows first graders to study cultures and diversity in a tasty fashion.

St. Baldrick's Day

 
Students raise over $100,000 to help fund research for childhood cancers.

Post AP Mechanics II

 
When there wasn't a course for Adam to explore college-level physics, Mr. Ketcham worked with Adam to create one.

Day Camp at US

 
A tradition for 91 years, University School Day Camp is a true original in Northeast Ohio.

Founders' Day

 
Houses compete in a variety of events for the Founders' Cup on the 125th Anniversary of US.

Seniors & K-2 Buddies

 
Lower school boys make house friends with the senior class.

Living off the Land

 
Mr. Siegel takes his third grade class on a unique Saturday excursion at our Hunting Valley Upper School Campus to show them how to live off the land as early Native Americans did.

Unit Origami

 
Math students in Mrs. Dykes' class creates a gigantic origami box.

Flying Mallets: Viva la Vida

 
The Flying Mallets group perform their rendition of Coldplay's Viva la Vida.

Mastodon Project

 
Lower school families become paleontologists for the night as they help search for clues from the past.

Commencement 2015

 
University School's Class of 2015.

Camp Whitewood

 
Off to camp with the Third graders as they canoe, make art and practice archery, just like the Native Americans they are studying did.

Lower School Music Program

 
Ms. Matthews capitalizes on the energy and creativity of boys when preparing our lower school music curriculum.

Number Talks

 
Mrs. Baris proves that there is more than one way to solve a problem.

Cardboard Captains

 
Physics students learn about buoyancy the fun way by constructing and sailing boats made of cardboard.

Shaker Heights Campus

20701 Brantley Road
Shaker Heights, Ohio 44122
GRADES K-8
Phone: 216.321.8260

Hunting Valley Campus

2785 SOM Center Road
Hunting Valley, OH 44022
GRADES 9-12
Phone: 216.831.2200
University School serves 870 boys in grades K-12 on two campuses in suburban Cleveland, Ohio. The School’s mission is to inspire boys of promise to become young men of character who lead and serve. Dedicated faculty, rigorous curriculum, and experiential programs foster intellectual, physical, creative, and moral excellence.