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Dec, 2015

Massive Emerson Middle School modernization project dedicated

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[Posted December 16, 2015] One of Uni’s main feeder schools, Emerson Middle School, has been under construction for almost two years, receiving its first major improvement work since 1940! Pictured above: Emerson principal Dimone Watson (Photos courtesy Howard Fine/UHEF) The project was formally dedicated on November 18, in the new gymnasium, which rises above Selby Avenue. Board of Education President Steve Zimmer, who dedicated Uni’s new field and track on October 18, presided over the ceremony. The Emerson facilities improvement program included: New gymnasium, with a basketball court, dance classroom, […]



Aug, 2014

Emerson Middle School getting an overdue makeover

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[Posted August 19, 2014] For almost as long as Uni has been around, Emerson Middle School has been one of its core feeder schools. Now, that campus is finally getting a long overdue overhaul. Pictured above: A giant new gymnasium rising on the Emerson Middle School campus. (Photos courtesy UHEF) The Emerson campus, named for 19th Century American literary star Ralph Waldo Emerson, was originally built on 8.7 acres from 1935-40. Since then, a series of bungalows and small additions have been added, but no significant new buildings or added […]