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Councils get ready for Spirit Week festivities

On October 24, University High School (UHS) will be hosting its annual Spirit Night, part of a week-long competition between class councils to best represent their assigned theme. This year’s theme is “American Road Trip.” During summer vacation, each class council was assigned a specific city to model their murals and displays after. Since then,...

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Victory for California Minimum Wage Workers

On September 12, 2013, Governor Jerry Brown agreed to approve Bill AB10, a bill expected to raise the current $8.25 hourly minimum wage rate in California to $10 by 2016 for the first time in six years. According to the Los Angeles Times, the bill passed through California legislature with the majority Democratic support. Although...

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Homecoming Game Attendance and Parking

On Friday, October 25, University High School (UHS) expects to host a large crowd for the Homecoming game against Corona Del Mar High School. The stadium is expected to possibly reach capacity of 2960 seats, especially due to alumni, who are flying in from across the nation to attend the game. Pre-sale homecoming game tickets for...

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UHS Students to speak at upcoming Tedx Conference

On October 19, 2013 at TEDx Youth Bommer Canyon (Tedx YBC) will be hosting a conference at the RBM Theater at Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa.TED is a nonprofit organization, formed by architect and graphic designer Richard Wurman in 1984, which hosts conferences that bring together people from three fields: technology, entertainment and design (TED). The program is designed to...

UHS students and many others visit UCI-hosted Solar Decathlon
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UHS students and many others visit UCI-hosted Solar Decathlon

On October 10, University High School (UHS) Earth Systems Science classes, led by Ms. Julie Pomerleau (Science Dept.), Mr. Tinh Tran (Science Dept.) and Ms. Lisa Miller (Science Dept.), attended the Solar Decathlon at the Orange County Great Park. Students participated in workshops during which they learned about energy conservation through demonstrations of modern light...

Students and dignitaries come together to dedicate the new stadium
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Students and dignitaries come together to dedicate the new stadium

On Friday, October 11, University High School (UHS) and Woodbridge High School (WHS) gathered to play their first league game of the football season and to officially dedicate the new stadium in a ceremony during halftime. Irvine Unified School District (IUSD) Superintendent Terry Walker and IUSD Board of Education President Gavin Huntley-Fenner spoke during the...

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Stadium expected to reach full capacity against Woodbridge

On October 11 at 7 p.m, the University High School (UHS) Trojans will face the Woodbridge High School (WHS) Warriors in their first league game of the 2013-14 football season. Both tickets and parking will be limited, so arrive early to purchase tickets and reserve seating. According to Mr. Mark Cunningham (Athletic Dept.), Woodbridge High School is expected to bring fifteen buses of...

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Stadium dedication on Friday, October 11

On Friday, October 11, University High School (UHS)’s football team will play against Woodbridge High School (WHS), and school leaders will be joined by district staff, current and former members of the IUSD Board of Education and a handful of local dignitaries for a special halftime program to formally dedicate the facility. Tickets are $8 for...

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Car accident near UHS causes death of pedestrian

On September 30, 78-year old Jorge Altisent was hit by an SUV while crossing Campus Drive near University High School. The accident took place around 4:30 pm. He was later reported dead due to his injuries.     Altisent ran across the crosswalk on Campus Drive that does not have a stoplight. Witnesses claimed that the impact of the vehicle...