University High School
University High School is a public high school with a rigorous college prep curriculum. UHS is for students committed to success in high school and beyond. College Success is our first goal. Our partnership with Wayne State University enables all seniors to attend class on the WSU campus. Selected UHS students may even earn college credits through dual enrollment.
New students enter UHS in Grade 9 or 10. During the enrollment windows, applications are accepted from students who live throught the Metro Detroit area, in Oakland, Wayne & Macomb Counties and other counties adjacent to Oakland County, through Schools of Choice.
- 7:50am-2:50pm (M,T,Th,F)
- 7:50am-1:50pm (W)
- Senior Classes on University Campus
- Highly Qualified, Dedicated and Skilled Teachers
- Safe, Supportive, Caring Learning Environment
- College Transition Specialist & College Success Advisor Staff Positions
- Involved Students:DECA, MHSAA Athletics, NHS, Robotics, Student Council, and more!
UHS Basketball Girls Varsity vs Seaholm High School 5:30 PM to 8:30 PMUHS Basketball Girls Varsity vs Seaholm High SchoolDate: Jan 20Time: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PMLocation: UHS (Coolidge) - University HS GymCalendar: UHS CalendarFacility: University HS Gym FROM: 7:00 Visit https://universityhighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI48334122521/eventid/73064625 for more information!
UHS: UHS Boys Basketball 8:00 AM to 12:30 PMUHS: UHS Boys BasketballDate: Jan 22Time: 8:00 AM to 12:30 PMLocation: UHS (Coolidge) - University HS GymCalendar: UHS Calendar
UHS Basketball Boys Junior Varsity vs Berkley High School 5:30 PM to 8:30 PMUHS Basketball Boys Junior Varsity vs Berkley High SchoolDate: Jan 25Time: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PMLocation: UHS (Coolidge) - University HS GymCalendar: UHS CalendarFacility: University HS Gym Visit https://universityhighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI48334122521/eventid/73064818 for more information!
UHS Basketball Boys Varsity vs Berkley High School 7:00 PM to 10:00 PMUHS Basketball Boys Varsity vs Berkley High SchoolDate: Jan 25Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PMLocation: UHS (Coolidge) - University HS GymCalendar: UHS CalendarFacility: University HS Gym Visit https://universityhighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI48334122521/eventid/73064817 for more information!
UHS Basketball Boys Junior Varsity vs Pontiac High School 5:30 PM to 8:30 PMUHS Basketball Boys Junior Varsity vs Pontiac High SchoolDate: Jan 27Time: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PMLocation: UHS (Coolidge) - University HS GymCalendar: UHS CalendarFacility: University HS Gym Visit https://universityhighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI48334122521/eventid/73064824 for more information!
UHS Basketball Boys Varsity vs Pontiac High School 7:00 PM to 10:00 PMUHS Basketball Boys Varsity vs Pontiac High SchoolDate: Jan 27Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PMLocation: UHS (Coolidge) - University HS GymCalendar: UHS CalendarFacility: University HS Gym Visit https://universityhighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI48334122521/eventid/73064823 for more information!
UHS School News
UHS Cocoa and Prep Session
UHS hosted a cocoa-fueled academic support session this week ahead of exams. Led by UHS teacher Heather McLaren, this event gave students an opportunity to study for exams or complete projects with teacher support. A special thank you to Mrs. McLaren, Mrs. Handyside, and Mrs. Gillespie for providing academic support at the event.
TIME CHANGE: Curbside Meal Pick-Up
Curbside Food Service times will be changed to 8:30-9:30 am, beginning Monday, January 17, 2022. 5 days of meals will still be provided for students currently enrolled in Ferndale Schools virtual learning.
Curriculum Quarterly – Fine Arts & Our Students
The latest FPS Curriculum Quarterly is now available. Our Curriculum & Instruction Department will be releasing a new issue 4 times a year that will briefly highlight areas of teaching and learning in Ferndale Public Schools. We look forward to sharing our programming overviews with you. If you have questions, please contact Johanna Mracna at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This issue focuses on our Fine Arts Instruction goals and methods, presented by grade ranges. Please take a look, and stay tuned for future issues introducing our other pillars of education.
Swimmers Qualify for States
Two FHS swimmers qualified for the State Competition this year. Jack Murray will be competing in the 100 Freestyle and Kyle Corbett in the 50 Butterfly and 100 IM.
Headspace App Now Free for 13-18 year olds
Headspace, the internationally recognized mental wellness and meditation app, is now FREE for children 13-18 years old in the US. Featuring mental health exercises, guided meditations, and other tools, headspace is an amazing tool for developing and maintaining self-regulation practice in your daily life. You can get an account through the Peer Health Exchange.
Meet our Newest Curriculum & SACC Leader
Please join us in welcoming Tiwanya Robinson to our Ferndale Family. Tiwanya joins the district as a Curriculum Coordinator & SACC Coordinator. She brings over 20 years of experience in education to her new role with Ferndale Schools. She has served in a variety of capacities in education, including Instructional Coach, District-wide School Improvement Coach, and Climate & Culture Supervisor. Even with these amazing experiences, she is most proud of the years she spent teaching and earning a National Board certification for teaching. Her educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Child Development/Education from Michigan State University and a Master’s of Education from Wayne State University in Reading.
Update Notification Preferences Ahead of Winter Weather
Please login to Remind and set your notification preferences to make sure you receive updates on weather closures and other important notifications.
- Click here or navigate to Remind.com
- Click the down arrow to the right of your name
- Select Account Settings from the dropdown menu
- Select Notification preferences from the new Side Navigation, and set your notifications.
- Phone numbers and emails should automatically be added for you through MISTAR. To add or update phone or email, visit the MISTAR Parent Connect Portal.
A Proven Record of Achievement
UHS graduates are currently outpacing the state for all students in post-secondary enrollment.
- Ranked in the Top 15% Statewide for College Success
- 80% College Retention
- 90% College Enrollment
- 98% High School Graduation Rate
- 100% of Seniors Attend Class on College Campus
Through Wayne State, the C2 Pipeline program offers on-site after school tutoring and enrichment. Students are engaged through hands-on, project-based learning activities in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). An emphasis is placed on careers in STEM and the healthcare profession. Learn more at the C2 Pipeline Webpage.
College Success Advisor
College-Prep at UHS doesn't end with graduation. Our college success advisor follows students through college, making campus visits and assisting students.