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UHEF & Uni News

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Jul, 2018

Thanks to our April, May and June contributors!

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[Posted July 2, 2018] 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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Jun, 2018

Major gift from Lance & Stephen robbins to create new Warriors & Wildcats Strength & Conditioning Center

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[Posted June 30, 2018] The purpose of the Uni Hi Education Foundation is to raise funds to support University High School beyond what is provided by the Los Angeles Unified School District. The newest example is the creation of the Warriors and Wildcats Strength and Conditioning Center, made possible by The Lance Robbins Family, including Uni alumni Lance Robbins ‘65 and brother Stephen Robbins ‘62. The new facility will replace and expand the current weight-training room in the South Gym with world-class equipment from top-flight manufacturers including Life Fitness, Hammer, […]

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Jun, 2018

Summer vacation: We have 566 books donated to the Uni library!

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[Posted June 27, 2018] School is out and Uni’s book donation program is taking a short break for the summer! Easily one of the best success stories for the Uni Hi Education Foundation over the past couple of years has been the library donation program which began in December of 2016. No one expected that a stunning 566 new books have been sent in by generous alumni and friends. And a new list of books will be posted once school comes back into session in August. Uni librarian Tascha Folsoi […]

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Jun, 2018

Senior Awards Day: Uni recognizes Seniors & UHEF awards 4 scholarships

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[Posted June 5, 2018] Uni’s annual evening of senior honors took place on May 23, with awards distributed by 25 departments and scholarships and special-recognition awards made to multiple outstanding students. Included in this program were four awards provided by, or coordinated through, the Uni Hi Education Foundation. These included: UHEF Community Service Award, to a senior who has shown exceptional dedication to community service during their tenure at Uni, awarded this year to Chris Park. He wrote movingly about his experiences at the South L.A. Animal Shelter and informing […]

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Apr, 2018

Thanks to our January, February and March contributors!

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[Posted April 20, 2018] 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, 2018

New ticket pre-sale record for “Grease!” opening Wednesday!

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[Posted April 15, 2018] It’s amazing. Grease! may not be the greatest musical ever staged, but there is a special magic to this show which makes it a favorite for students, parents, alumni and friends. With Uni’s first show – the Student Preview Performance – coming up on Wednesday, Grease! has set a new record for pre-show online sales through the BrownPaperTickets.com portal, outselling every other show offered during the past three years. You can reserve your tickets now for any of the four shows here: Apr. 18: 3:30 p.m. […]

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Apr, 2018

Want to make a difference for Uni? The UHEF is looking for you!

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[Posted April 2, 2018] Now in its 33rd year, the Uni Hi Education Foundation is looking to expand and invigorate its operations heading into the 2018-19 academic year, as Uni changes its status to become an Affiliated Charter school within the Los Angeles Unified School District. That means YOU have the opportunity to join the Foundation and help support Uni during this transitional period and join others who have helped join alumni together, raise money and provide programs and services which are not available from the District. The UHEF has […]

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Feb, 2018

Meet the Cast: “Grease” Opens on April 18

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[Posted February 25, 2018] The cast of Uni’s upcoming production of Grease is set and the show is being widely anticipated on campus. No wonder: it’s one of the most popular musicals in production across the country. Although originally written in Chicago in 1971, with specific ethnic references to that city, it is best known from Paramount’s 1978 film that starred John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John as Danny Zuko and Sandy Olsson (Sandy Dumbrowski in the musical) in their senior years at fictional Rydell High School. The Uni cast: Eugene […]

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Jan, 2018

Thanks to our October, November and December contributors!

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[Posted January 10, 2018] 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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Dec, 2017

Keep ‘em coming: More than 300 books donated to the Uni library!

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[Posted December 20, 2017] Through the marvelous generosity of Uni alumni, more than 300 new books have been provided to the Uni library … and you can join in! Some 312 books have now been received by the library, from 27 donors who have self-identified and many more who wish to remain anonymous. We now have donors from the 1940s, ‘50s, ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s: Michael Alcalay ‘80 Geraldine Armstrong ‘59 Connor Gilmore 2022 Jeff Deckman ‘76 Ivan Finkle ‘50 Barbara Wong Franklin ‘68 Sukey (Roth) Garcetti ‘57 Kelly Gilmore […]

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