Anderson Scholars Program
A co-curricular immersion, the Anderson Scholars Program enables students to pursue a passion with structure, rigor, and depth. Scholars concentrate in science, entrepreneurship, or reading and writing.
Blockchain, Bitcoin, and Cryptocurrency
This club discusses the origins, economics, politics, and technological underpinnings of the brave new world of cryptocurrency.
Students read a business book or packet of related articles and discuss the issues presented during a lunch meeting.
Participants in the Entrepreneur Cup competition develop an idea for a new business and create a plan to launch and build it. Students do not actually have to launch a business to enter or win the friendly competition.
Financial Literacy Club
The Financial Literacy Club is open to any student interested in learning about different aspects of financial literacy including personal finance and investing. Topics are chosen based on members’ areas of interest. Students learn through guest speakers, group discussions, and other resources.
Students actively participate in a simulated stock market competition, investing virtual money in the real stock market.
LoPresti Philanthropic Board
A select group of students learn the institutional skills necessary for philanthropy, raise funds for their philanthropic goals, and solicit grants to help those in need. The emphasis is on helping underserved children in the Greater Cleveland area, with a focus on education.
Stock Market Challenge
Student teams receive a virtual $100,000 and simulate managing a portfolio by buying and selling stocks at real-time prices.
Student Investment Committee
A select group of nine students manage, with real money, a significant portfolio of stocks and bonds based on University School’s endowment investment guidelines. Over its 10-year existence, the students have beaten the overall endowment’s return!