University High School and Metcalf School

Lab Schools rising to the challenge

The Laboratory Schools within the College of Education have a wealth of excellent teachers who are going above and beyond in extremely difficult times.
Future Teacher Conference

Moving the needle: Finding innovative solutions to prepare educators

The fact that the United States is experiencing a national teacher shortage is well documented, and there are many contributing factors, including salary concerns, funding cuts, and attrition due...
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Taking flight: Church camp counselor earns McLean County Full Tuition Scholarship

Meado Randolph's dedication to service and leadership has earned her a McLean County Full Tuition Scholarship. She is one of seven incoming McLean County freshmen to receive the scholarship, which...
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University High School Announces New Administration

University High School is pleased to announce two new administration changes for the upcoming academic year.
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University High School presents Love/Sick

University High School will present Love/Sick at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, November 8 and 9, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 10. All performances will be in the Ruth A. Stroud Auditorium at...
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Bug eyes and blimp rides: U-High teachers engage students with virtual learning

Science teacher Emily Telford knew that it would be a lot more interesting for her freshman to examine sea level rising while flying over waterways in a blimp, so that’s exactly what she had...
Zack Gilbert using Minecraft to teach a social studies lesson.

Meet the @EdGamer Zack Gilbert

Zack Gilbert, M.S. ’07, emphasizes playful learning in the classroom to store knowledge into students’ long-term memory.
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Fiddler on the Roof at University High School, April 5-7

University High School will present Fiddler on the Roof by Joseph Stein, at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 5-6, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 7.
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U High’s Fitzgerald a finalist for Golden Apple Award

University High School teacher Bob Fitzgerald has been named one of thirty state finalists for the prestigious Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching.
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We Are Metcalf focused on learner qualities

Since August 2015, we have invested in teaching our students the seven learner qualities: I Wonder, I Think, I am Self Aware, I Reflect, I Question, I Have Grit, and I Connect.