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UHEF & Uni News

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Nov, 2014

Black Friday Alert: Help Uni when you buy from Amazon!

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[Posted November 28, 2014] With the holiday shopping season now in full swing, don’t forget to help Uni every time you buy from Amazon.com! Through a program that helps fund local schools, Amazon donates a portion of its sales which come to it through a qualified click. Uni has participated in the program for more than a year, and has already received more than $1,000. On UniversityWildcats.org – Uni’s official Web site – the Amazon logo is on the home page on the left-hand side . . . just scroll […]

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Nov, 2014

“Divas Save Christmas” giving 50% of ticket sales to Uni for its December 6 performance

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[Posted November 27, 2014] Out of change comes opportunity. When the award-winning Santa Monica Chorus lost its long-time rehearsal home upon the retirement of its director, supporter and Uni Tech Arts Department Chair Danna Coonen-Lee asked Principal Eric Davidson if the group could use some space on campus. The answer was yes, and in return the Chorus is holding its winter concert at Uni’s Stivelman Theater at 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 6. Half of all ticket sales will go to benefit the Uni Student Body Fund, up to $2,000 […]

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Nov, 2014

Uni’s Theater Arts Troupe Works Over Shakespeare; Two More Performances Left!

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[Posted November 17, 2014] It takes some theater-goers a lifetime to see all 37 of William Shakespeare’s plays. Uni’s theater arts group ran through all of them – more or less – in less than 90 minutes last weekend in “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged).” Pictured above: The Uni cast’s version of “To Be Or Knot To Be” . . . Get it? (Photo courtesy Ivan Finkle/UHEF) “The show was a complete smash this last weekend,” exulted Uni Theater Arts director Ronnie Sperling ‘76. “The Friday [school] Assembly […]

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Nov, 2014

Help Uni When You Buy From Amazon!

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[Posted November 11, 2014] Did you know that you can help Uni every time you buy from Amazon.com? Through a program that helps fund local schools, Amazon donates a portion of its sales which come to it through a qualified click. Uni has participated in the program for more than a year, and has already received more than $1,000. On UHEF.org, the “activated” Amazon logo is on the “How You Can Help” page. Helping Uni is as easy as clicking on the Amazon logo you see on the screen every […]

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Nov, 2014

Strong interest from schools and students at Uni’s College Fair

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[Posted November 3, 2014] More than 200 students and parents attended Uni’s annual “College Knowledge Night” on campus on October 29. Pictured above: Students and school reps at Uni’s College Knowledge Night (Photo courtesy Dr. Richard Satnick/UHEF) Seven different workshop sessions were held in two different time periods illuminating important topics including standardized testing, finding the best fit in a college, admissions to the University of California system, the Community College option and transitions to four-year universities, NCAA-compliant recruiting practices for high school athletes, financial aid basics and more. In […]

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Oct, 2014

Uni in the News: Health and Football!

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[Posted October 28, 2014] Excel and you will be noticed. Local television stations KABC-7 and KNBC-4 both found stories they liked at Uni that have aired, or will air, this week. Pictured above: KABC-7 nutrition and fitness reporter Lori Corbin interviewing Uni students on October 9 (Photo courtesy Kerri Eich/Uni) Coming up on Thursday (October 30), an in-depth report is scheduled to air on the second edition of “The Uni Project,” featuring Kerri Eich’s health class and the NutriBullet program of healthy breakfast shakes. KABC’s Lori Corbin, “The Food Coach,” […]

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Oct, 2014

Uni Theatre Arts presents ALL of Shakespeare in under 90 minutes

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[Posted October 21, 2014] If you never quite got the chance to see all 37 of William Shakespeare’s plays, here’s your chance to do it . . . in about 90 minutes! Under the direction of Ronnie Sperling ‘76, the Uni Theatre Arts troupe will present four performances of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)” on-campus on November 14, 15, 21 and 22. Sperling, who can barely contain his enthusiasm under normal conditions, can’t wait to share his latest collaboration with Uni’s 2014 performers: “‘The Complete Works of William […]

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Oct, 2014

“The Uni Project” Screening Showcases the Value of Vegetables

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[Posted October 15, 2014] Kerri Eich wasn’t sure if a public-private partnership program to help her first-period health class to eat fruits and vegetables would have any impact. Pictured above: “The Uni Project” participants with souvenirs to remember their new, healthier lifestyle. (Photo courtesy Ivan Finkle/UHEF) In front of more than 200 enthusiastic attendees at Uni’s Stivelman Theatre, Eich celebrated the success of “The Uni Project.” In coordination with blender maker and healthy-eating evangelists NutriBullet, the amazing story of Eich’s students was shared during the screening of a 39-minute documentary. […]

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Oct, 2014

Uni snaps Gondos’ 43-game Western League win streak, 14-7

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[Posted October 12, 2014] Say hello to the Western League-leading University Wildcats! Pictured above: Uni coach Lee Lowe addresses an ecstatic Wildcat squad after its 14-7 win at Venice (Photo courtesy University HS) Uni snapped a 21-game losing streak to perennial league-leader Venice with a surprise 14-7 victory on the road last Friday. The Wildcats also ended Venice’s run of 43 straight wins over Western League opponents. The upset did not go unnoticed, with significant coverage from the Los Angeles Times and from the online Los Angeles Sports Journal. From […]

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Oct, 2014

Recovery Wishes for Maj. Gen. Paul Dettmer ‘73

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[Posted October 6, 2014] If you attended Uni in the early-to-mid 1970s, chances were you knew a Dettmer. Pictured above: U.S. Air Force Major General Paul Dettmer ‘73 (Photo courtesy U.S. Air Force) Tommy (Class of ‘72) was an All-City distance runner, earning honors in cross country and track & field. Younger brother Paul (‘73) was a center on Tom Anderson’s varsity basketball team and youngest brother Bob (‘75) was also a standout varsity basketball player. In Paul’s case, his graduation from Uni was the beginning of a long service […]

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