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February 29, 2024

The Liggett Players are pleased to present Big Fish as the Upper School’s musical production at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 7-Saturday, March 9 and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 10. Community members and the general public may purchase tickets here. Seniors Olivia Johnson and Mark Saigh provide an exclusive, inside scoop on the ...

February 22, 2024

Tickets are on sale now! The University Liggett School Players production of Big Fish is coming to the school’s main stage March 7-10.  Under the direction of Dr. Phillip Moss, Creative and Performing Arts Department Chair and director, the production of Big Fish will be largely student-led. Upper School students direct the show’s choreography, costuming, ...

February 08, 2024

On Saturday, February 3, all upper school orchestra students and select band students participated in the MSBOA District XVI High School Solo & Ensemble festival in Rochester. They prepared solos, duets, and trios to perform for a panel of adjudicators. ULS students came home with 17 Division I superior ratings, 22 Division II excellent ratings, ...

February 08, 2024

University Liggett School is pleased to announce that 19 students were honored at the inaugural Grosse Pointe History Day and are eligible to showcase their history projects in the statewide Michigan History Day on Saturday, March 2. Winners will also receive a $100 prize from the Grosse Pointe Learning Collaborative. Students from University Liggett School, ...

January 29, 2024

On February 7, the Grosse Pointe Learning Collaborative will host Grosse Pointe History Day, an educational program that encourages students to explore their community’s history. The event is FREE and open to the public and will take place from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at Ford House, 1100 Lake Shore Drive, Grosse Pointe Shores. “We are ...

January 11, 2024

Lambrequin from University Liggett School, has been recognized as a REALM First Class magazine by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). REALM First Class is the highest distinction offered by the NCTE for school literary magazines. This year, schools in 46 states and five countries nominated 375 student magazines. Magazines from middle school, ...

December 14, 2023

The University Liggett School Players took a number of individual events to the state theater festival and once again came away with superior results.  Earning superior marks were seniors Giovanni Thams of Grosse Pointe and Olivia Johnson of Detroit for solo musical performance. Johnson also earned a superior rating for her monologue. Senior Kelsey Beckett ...

December 12, 2023

University Liggett School proudly announces its outstanding achievements in the Louisa St. Clair Daughters of the American Revolution essay contests. The school’s students showcased remarkable prowess, sweeping both the high school and middle school categories in this prestigious competition. In the high school category, ULS sophomores Madeline Unkel, Teresa Romanelli, and Lucy Wujek earned top ...

November 30, 2023

Christopher Hemler, Cynthia N. Ford Chair of History and the Social Studies, and Adam Hellebuyck, Dean of Curriculum and Assessment and educators at University Liggett School, recently penned an article for The Great Lakes Social Studies Journal. Their focus? ULS’s 10th-grade place-based learning approach. The article explores ULS’s unique curriculum, emphasizing immersive learning tied to ...

November 15, 2023

On November 10, 2023, University Liggett School hosted a ceremony celebrating a significant milestone as a senior student-athlete signed a national letter of intent to play Division I athletics at the collegiate level. The event was attended by family, friends, teammates, coaches, and ULS faculty and staff, all gathered to honor Preston Barr. Barr is ...

October 24, 2023

University Liggett School is thrilled to announce its upcoming production of the powerful and thought-provoking play, Radium Girls by D.W. Gregory. The University Liggett School Players are set to captivate audiences with their rendition of this historical drama, shedding light on the inspiring yet tragic story of the Radium Girls.  The performances will take place ...

October 24, 2023

University Liggett School is thrilled to announce that the school’s impactful rendition of Radium Girls has been chosen as a featured main stage production at the Michigan Educational Theater Association State Thespian Festival, scheduled for December 8 and 9, 2023, in Lansing. Radium Girls by D. W. Gregory tells the story of Grace Fryer and ...

October 18, 2023

University Liggett School invites the community to tinker, wonder, and make at the school’s second-annual Community STEAM Faire on November 4th at ULS’s Boll Campus Center. The Community STEAM Faire is designed to give children of all ages (who must be accompanied by an adult) a forum for experiencing STEAM through more than 30 DIY ...

October 18, 2023

University Liggett School has been awarded a grant of nearly $12,000 from the Michigan Arts and Culture Council (MACC). The grant was awarded through the MACC peer review process and was one of 639 applications competing for 2024 funding. ULS will use the grant to fund the Liggett Shakespeare Project, which will launch in January ...

September 20, 2023

With a spotlight on leadership and innovation, the Fall 2023 edition of Perspective magazine, we invite readers to delve into the heart of our commitment to academic excellence and the creation of tomorrow’s leaders through the transformative Liggett Approach. In this issue, readers will embark on a journey into the world of leadership at ULS, ...