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UHEF & Uni News

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Oct, 2017

Thanks to our July, August and September contributors!

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[Posted October 5, 2017] The mission of the Uni Hi Education Foundation is to raise funds for the continued support of Uni’s academic, athletic and performing arts programs. Created in 1985 to counter the effects on Uni of budget cuts across the L.A. Unified School District, more than $1 million has been raised to assist faculty and students. Anyone can contribute and every dollar counts. We salute and thank our 25 contributors from the third quarter of 2017. Contributors are listed by class, in alphabetical order of family names: Barry […]

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Jul, 2017

Thanks to our April, May and June contributors!

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[Posted July 5, 2017] The mission of the Uni Hi Education Foundation is to raise funds for the continued support of Uni’s academic, athletic and performing arts programs. Created in 1985 to counter the effects on Uni of budget cuts across the L.A. Unified School District, more than $1 million has been raised to assist faculty and students. Anyone can contribute and every dollar counts. We salute and thank our 17 contributors from the second quarter of 2017. Contributors are listed by class, in alphabetical order of family names: Ivan […]

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May, 2017

Uni library donations up to 169; won’t you join in?

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[Posted May 12, 2017] “I can’t overstate how great an impact these donations have on making the library relevant for students and in making the collection more valuable and worthy of protection in a time when library closures are afoot. Thank you so much to our devoted alumni!” That’s Uni librarian Tascha Folsoi ‘86 on the continuing flood of new books into the Uni library, which has now reached 169, with a new donor – Carl Hagge S ‘53 – joining the club of those who have helped out. He […]

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May, 2017

Thanks to all who attended the “Grease Sing-A-Long”

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[Posted May 1, 2017] An enthusiastic crowd of parents, students and friends of Uni attended the April 29 fund-raiser for Uni Theater Arts highlighted by the showing of the Sing-A-Long version of “Grease.” In addition to the movie were costume and dance contests under the direction of Uni’s own Ronnie Sperling ‘76. He noted that “The dance contest was a lot of fun. We had 20-25 kids on stage and played ‘Willie and the Hand Jive.’ We demonstrated what the Hand Jive was – a 1950s dance – and they […]

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Apr, 2017

Thanks to our January, February and March contributors!

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[Posted April 12, 2016] The mission of the Uni Hi Education Foundation is to raise funds for the continued support of Uni’s academic, athletic and performing arts programs. Created in 1985 to counter the effects on Uni of budget cuts across the L.A. Unified School District, more than $1 million has been raised to assist faculty and students. Anyone can contribute: 103-year-old Hal Cunningham, who attended the school when it was known as Warren G. Harding High, joined the ranks of donors in 2014 and helped out again in 2015! […]

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Apr, 2017

Can you help five Uni students compete in a State championship?

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Through a national leadership program called SkillsUSA, students learn skills that can help them advance their careers beyond the classroom. Uni teacher Danna Coonen-Lee teaches Animation and Web Design and urged her students to compete in the Southern California competition and here’s their story: “Our students competed this year in the Web Design category using HTML coding and Pin Design/T-Shirt Design category, placing in both! We are trying to send the two teams that placed in Web Design and one other student that competed by himself in the Pin/T-Shirt Design […]

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Mar, 2017

Sing along with “Grease” at the Uni Film Festival on April 29

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[Posted Mar. 15, 2017] Did you have more fun at Uni than Danny and Sandy had at Rydell High in “Grease”? Then get your gang together and find your bobby sox for a night back to the 1950s when the UHEF presents the sing-along version of the 1978 smash movie at the Stivelman Theater on Saturday night, April 29 at 7 p.m.! The Grease Sing-A-Long version, starring Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta has been digitally remastered in this special version, made for audience participation. If you’re “Hopelessly Devoted” to Grease, […]

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Feb, 2017

Uni establishes Violetta Ponce Scholarship Fund

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[Posted Feb. 9, 2017] The untimely passing of another member of the Uni family has resulted in the creation of a new scholarship at Uni: the Violeta Ponce Scholarship. Assistant Principal Dan Blank explained the background and asked for your help: “This past school year the Uni High community lost a beloved faculty member and friend when English teacher Violeta (Ponce) Pacheco (1975-2016) suffered a sudden, fatal heart attack. She was only 40 years old. “Her death saddened many of us because this former department chair and gifted coordinator had […]

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Feb, 2017

Kampmann saluted at memorial service at Uni

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[Posted Feb. 7, 2017] More than 150 family, friends and former students and staff said goodbye to Uni’s legendary coach, Dick Kampmann, at a memorial service on campus on February 4. Pictured above: Son Bill Stimming and grandson Christopher Stimming at the podium during the memorial service for Coach Dick Kampmann (Photos courtesy Ivan Finkle/UHEF) Kampmann passed away on January 24 at age 92 at his home in Santa Monica. While the burial was private, the memorial service was open to allow those who knew him to salute him one […]

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Jan, 2017

Thanks to our July to December contributors!

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[Posted Jan. 19, 2017] The mission of the Uni Hi Education Foundation is to raise funds for the continued support of Uni’s academic, athletic and performing arts programs. Created in 1985 to counter the effects on Uni of budget cuts across the L.A. Unified School District, more than $1 million has been raised to assist faculty and students. Anyone can contribute: 103-year-old Hal Cunningham, who attended the school when it was known as Warren G. Harding High, joined the ranks of donors in 2014! We salute and thank our 207 […]

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