Thursday, May 9, 2013
The University School of Milwaukee claims a nonprofit group plans to open a new charter school in the area with a similar name, and has filed a lawsuit in federal court.
The University School of Milwaukee has filed a lawsuit in federal court against one of its own board members and a nonprofit company that plans to open a charter school in the area with a similar name. The suit claims The Universal Companies and, Ronn Johnson, the companies' executive vice president of education for the Mid-West Region, are infringing on University School's trademarked names, including USM, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Universal plans to open a charter school named Universal School of Milwaukee, using the shorthand name for the University School of Milwaukee, USM. The abbreviation is also on the school's logo. University School is seeking an injunction banning Universal's use of its chosen name and of USM…
Friday, April 5, 2013
Thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 16-year-old Charlie Burton will attend the Final Four and NCAA championship game this weekend.
It’s been a tough 16 months for Charlie Burton. On Dec. 16, 2011, the 16-year-old from Fox Point was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive childhood bone cancer called Ewings Sarcoma. After undergoing 12 weeks of chemotherapy, a bone replacement surgery on his right arm, and another 22 weeks of chemotherapy, he is now finished with his treatments. He continues to undergo physical therapy on his arm and requires regular checkups at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. "Thinking back on it now, it’s a bad memory," said his mother, Carrie Burton. "He’s been doing really well since then, but he's not out of the woods yet. Hopefully things continue to go well for him." Life has been better for Charlie in recent months. He was able to return to …
Monday, March 4, 2013
The University School co-op girls’ hockey team lost to Hayward 6-2 in the
semi-final game of the state tournament Friday afternoon.
The University School co-op girls’ hockey team lost to Hayward 6-2 in the semi-final game of the state tournament Friday afternoon. The loss ended the season for the Wildcats. The Wildcats gave up two power play goals and three short-handed goals in the contest. “Our specials teams were not special for us today,” mused Jason Woods, USM’s head coach. “Still this team of girls was special this season. We won twenty games, more than any other in USM co-op’s history. We started the season 1-4. There were lots of questions back then, but these girls answered them by winning the sectional and ending up in the semi-finals of the state tournament. That’s special. "That takes heart, and commitment to playing well as a team. This group of girls …
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Check out these pictures from the University School of Milwaukee homecoming pep rally and add your own local pics by clicking "Upload."
Friday, September 28, 2012
Welcome to Patch’s Postseason Possibilities, where we take a look at each high school team in the Milwaukee Patch area and break down its postseason chances.
Hey, high school football fans, want to know if your favorite team will be playing in this year’s WIAA postseason? Want to know what they need to get in? Well, welcome to Patch’s Postseason Possibilities, where we take a look at each high school team in the Milwaukee Patch area and break down its postseason chances. Records and scenarios are updated as of 11 a.m. Sept. 28. Look for an update to include this weekend’s games by noon Oct. 1. (To get in, a team needs four or more league wins.) In for sure Whitefish Bay (4-1, 3-1): With Rashadeem Gray and his 856 rushing yards leading the way, the Blue Dukes need a win over the final three games to get in for the sixth straight year. Contests with Grafton and Nicolet sandwich a home game with …
Monday, September 24, 2012
Can you see the faint, second rainbow just to the right? Check out this pic, and many others, from our Fox Point and Bayside area. Want to add your own? Just click "Upload!"
Friday, August 17, 2012
The Wildcats beat Nicolet and Brookfield Central their matches on Tuesday but dropped two close matches on Wednesday against Arrowhead and Divine Savior Holy Angels to finish in fourth place in the tournament.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
In its first game of the season Tuesday, the University School boys soccer team conceded four second half goals and lost to Nathan Hale High School 4-0 in West Allis.
Monday, August 13, 2012
The Wildcats started 2012 as they ended 2011, by winning. They defeated all three opponents, Madison Edgewood, Arrowhead and Waukesha West by 6-1 scores.
Sunday, June 24, 2012
Have you been to the University School of Milwaukee yet? Review and rate them on Patch!
Here at Fox Point-Bayside Patch, we're proud to acknowledge our neighbors in the business community. And that's why we're giving a big shout-out to one businesses that claimed their listings on Patch this week. Our newest claimed listing is the University School of Milwaukee. Starting in the early 1800's, University School originally began as The German-English Academy (GEA). In 1917, GEA changed its name to University School. Milwaukee Female Seminary, Milwaukee Country Day and the new University School combined their efforts in 1963. Currently, University School offers programs for prekindergarten through 12th grade. Most of the students come from Ozaukee, Milwaukee, Waukesha, Washington and Sheboygan counties. Are you ready to claim …