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September 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
University High team 5th in mock trials

University High team 5th in mock trials

A team of students from University High School took fifth place in the National Mock Trial Championships earlier this month.

May 25, 2014 5:45 pmLoading…
Tucson's Basis North, University High again among top US high schools

Tucson's Basis North, University High again among top US high schools

Two Tucson schools have once again cracked the top 10 list of the best high schools in the country.

April 23, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Judge orders admittance changes for TUSD's University High

In an effort to increase diversity at TUSD’s award-winning University High School, the district will have to change the minimum required score on the GPA and student entrance exam, as well as use other measures, a federal judge ruled.

December 19, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…
Steller: TUSD must find a way to expand University High

Steller: TUSD must find a way to expand University High

Things in the Tucson Unified School District tend to get complicated quickly.

November 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

TUSD rejects proposal to move University High

The possibility of moving University High School to its own campus is no longer on the table, leaving the award-winning school to continue its partnership with Rincon High for now.

November 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

TUSD considers extra credit for University High applicants

In an effort to increase the number of African-American and Hispanic students admitted at University High School, TUSD is considering giving kids who come up just short academically extra credit for being highly motivated.

September 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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UHS grads offered $31M in scholarships

May 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tim Steller: AZ grading system hurts 3 Edge schools

You can't say that schools for lower-performing students get no recognition.

May 22, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…

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Area teens honored at Intel science fair

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Basis Tucson, University High among nation’s best schools

Basis Tucson, University High among nation’s best schools

A Basis Tucson charter school is ranked second highest in the nation and its Scottsdale campus is ranked fifth, according to U.S. News & World Report.

April 23, 2013 8:58 am Photos

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Stegeman: Expand, move University High School

Stegeman: Expand, move University High School

As the TUSD Governing Board considers closing more schools, one member is proposing the expansion and relocation of the award-winning University High.

December 19, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

TUSD board to discuss moving University High

As the TUSD Governing Board considers closing more schools, one member is proposing the expansion and relocation of the award-winning University High.

December 18, 2012 5:26 pmLoading…
High school swimming season preview: Leverenz makes her own waves

High school swimming season preview: Leverenz makes her own waves

Rincon/University's Brianna Leverenz, younger sister of Olympic medalist Caitlin Leverenz, finished in the top three in two events at state last year as a freshman. "I have to feel confident in what I do and not compare myself to her," Brianna says.

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High school swimming season preview: Leverenz makes her own waves

High school swimming season preview: Leverenz makes her own waves

Living up to your own high standards can be hard enough. Throw on the added pressure of having an older sibling raise the bar to incredible heights and things become even more difficult.

September 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

13 Tucson-area students named National Merit scholars

Thirteen Tucson-area students have been named National Merit Scholarship winners.

July 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
UHS, Basis Tucson among nation's best high schools

UHS, Basis Tucson among nation's best high schools

University High and Basis Tucson have been identified as two of the top 10 high schools across the country. The rankings were released as part of the 2012 U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools.

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