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September 29, 2021

If you are like most people, you don’t like public speaking, in fact you may be afraid of it. However, there are many benefits of learning the art of public ...

April 13, 2021

By Olivia Johnson ’24 with introduction by Elizabeth Wagenschutz As an upper school English teacher, I am fortunate to read so much writing, in all genres, from our students. I am ...

March 16, 2021

By Martha (Menge) Cox ‘60 GPUSAlumna, Lower School Teacher, Faculty Emeritus – 1967-1997 I’ve been given the opportunity to reminisce about the time I spent at Grosse Pointe University School as ...

December 11, 2020

By Peggy Dettlinger Head of Lower School Almost exactly 31 years ago I moved to Grosse Pointe not knowing anyone outside of my in-laws, and without a job, was becoming a ...

December 01, 2020

By Adam Hellebuyck Dean of Curriculum and Assessment My friend and colleague Therese Chouinard showed me the documentary “A Touch of Greatness” on YouTube a few years ago. The documentary highlights ...

November 12, 2020

By Dr. Phillip W. Moss Chair, Creative and Performing Arts The Players at University Liggett School gather each spring to plan the theater season for the upcoming school year. This is ...

November 09, 2020

By Ray Robbins University Liggett School’s first Headmaster, 1969-1984 From a small rural Massachusetts village, I was the first in my family of five siblings to attend college. That was Dartmouth ...

October 26, 2020

By David Backhurst, Faculty/Coach Emeritus Over my 43 years teaching at University Liggett School, I have worked for 7 heads of school and for 12 division heads. It all started in ...

October 20, 2020

By Elizabeth Jamett Director of College Guidance Recently I was going through some papers and came across a photo of my first group of college advisees at the 1995 Holiday Festival.  ...

October 14, 2020

By Romilly Stackpoole ULS Girls’ MS Athletic Director, Coach and PE Teacher, 1968-2000 I joined the Liggett School in 1968 as the Girl’s Athletic Director and P.E. teacher. Frank Sladen was ...

October 12, 2020

By Karen R Katanick Upper School Art and Art History faculty Students have changed quite a bit in my 33 years at ULS. When I started teaching here the students were ...

September 24, 2020

By Dr. Phillip W. Moss Chair, Creative and Performing Arts There is a term in the theater to describe the stage space when there are no performances or rehearsals scheduled. The ...

June 02, 2020

By Bart Bronk Head of School Dear University Liggett School Community: It is with a tremendously heavy heart that we have watched events unfold across the country this past week. A ...

May 12, 2020

By Elizabeth Jamett Director of College Guidance As I begin this blog post, it is May 1 and seniors are in their virtual classes wearing a shirt from the institution they ...

February 19, 2020

Flipping through international student applications, Marina Harvey recognized the time was right to host an international student in her own home. She shares the joys of sharing her family with ...