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University High School

University High School 2521 Bermuda Ferndale, MI 48220 Phone (248) 586-8846

Grades 9-12

About UHS

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.

Bell Schedule

  • 7:50am-2:50pm (M,T,Th,F)
  • 7:50am-1:50pm (W)

Highlights

  • 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!

Seasonal Links

  • 23 Sep
    • UHS Volleyball Girls Junior Varsity vs Ferndale HS/MS
      Date: Sep 23
      Time: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      Location: UHS (Coolidge) - University HS Gym
      Calendar: UHS Calendar
      Facility: University HS Gym Visit https://universityhighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI48334122521/eventid/73258831 for more information!
    • UHS Volleyball Girls Varsity vs Ferndale HS/MS
      Date: Sep 23
      Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
      Location: UHS (Coolidge) - University HS Gym
      Calendar: UHS Calendar
      Facility: University HS Gym Visit https://universityhighschool.bigteams.com/main/event/scid/MI48334122521/eventid/73258798 for more information!

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Community Health Reminder

As the weather grows colder and traditional flu season approaches, please remember that it is essential that we do not send students to school if they are not feeling well. In addition to traditional signs of illness, we are asking you to watch for these symptoms of potential illness due to unique coronaviruses in circulation.

If your students are exhibiting any of the following symptoms, please keep them at home until 24-48 hours after the symptoms are gone:

  • fever
  • cough
  • sore throat
  • congestion or runny nose
  • nausea or vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • fatigue
  • muscle or body aches
  • headache
  • shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • new loss of taste or smell

If a student has TWO or more of these same symptoms, families should seek advice for further guidance from the health department, school, or primary doctor while staying at home.

COVID-19 Quarantine Changes

Earlier this week, we received updated guidance from MDHHS with regards to our quarantining process with regards to close contacts of a COVID-19 positive case.

In the past, we have been advised by MDHHS and Oakland County Health Department to quarantine any close contacts (within 3 feet for 15 minutes, unvaccinated) of a COVID-19 positive case for 10 days.

However, this week, MDHHS revised their guidance.  We are no longer required to quarantine every close contact, provided that:

  • masks were being worn by both parties
    • the COVID-19 positive individual
    • the individual close contact
  • the close contact is asymptomatic
  • the close contact agrees to be tested each day prior to entering the school building (7 days).

Close contacts who were eating lunch with masks removed will most likely not qualify for this new guidance, because masks were removed for a significant portion of the contact time (over 15 minutes.)

MDHHS is also supplying free rapid tests for us to use to conduct this testing, so it will be free of charge for all families.

While we are eager to comply with this new guidance in order to minimize the impact on students and families, it will take some time to initiate this protocol. Our plan is to create a central testing location at Ferndale High School which will offer daily rapid testing for any students deemed a close contact from 7:30 am–9:30 am each morning. We hope to begin offering this within the next week, provided we are able to secure enough tests to begin.

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we navigate this new process.

Board of Education Committee of the Whole

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Board of Education -Special Meeting

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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

Support Programs

C2 Pipeline

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.

Contact Eric Royal, College Success Advisor