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We invite you to visit our Press Room often to see the latest media coverage of the events and accomplishments of University School of the Lowcountry.

If you are a member of the press looking for information on University School of the Lowcountry, please get in touch with Christine Beddia, Director of Development, at (843) 557-3871.

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How are you inspired by America?

Daniel Island middle school students who attend the University School of the Lowcountry recently submitted essays to the Patriot’s Pen Competition, a contest sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW).

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Thompson named top teacher

A math teacher at a small independent school in the heart of Mount Pleasant recently earned the prestigious teacher of the year distinction.

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USL math teacher earns state recognition, students take home top honors at Math Meet

If you would have asked a young Nicole Brockman what she wanted to be when she grew up, a math teacher would have ranked at the bottom of the list. Brockman, who teaches middle and high school math at the University School of the Lowcountry in Mount Pleasant, said she despised math homework when she was a girl.

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How one local school celebrates Random Acts of Kindness Week all year round

We spoke to Jason Kreutner, Head of School at the University School of the Lowcountry about Random Act of Kindness Week. Kreutner makes being kind an important part of the education at University School of the Lowcountry by instilling altruistic habits in the students. The unselfish concern for others that his students practice on a daily basis will continue throughout their adulthood.

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Making Stewards of Students: University School of the Lowcountry Uplifts Community Through Service Learning Initiative

It’s been a little more than a year since Charleston-area schools closed to curb the spread of coronavirus, but communities are still feeling the effects. With support from their families, students and staff from University School of the Lowcountry have spent each week since then providing resources and support to students in need from neighboring schools.

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Mount Pleasant teacher receives statewide recognition as independent school educator

University School of the Lowcountry’s Head of School Jason Kreutner can barely remember the six years before Sara Peck started as an English teacher.

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SC public school enrollment dips amid pandemic, private schools get unexpected boost

Frustrated by last-minute school changes and dissatisfied with virtual-learning options, many South Carolina families have opted to leave the public school system entirely.

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University School of the Lowcountry wins quiz bowl state championship

Students at the University School of the Lowcountry proved that even in the midst of a difficult year, there are no limitations on what can be accomplished.

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Photos: University School of the Lowcountry takes classes outside amid pandemic

A photo essay featuring University School of the Lowcountry. CAPTION ON FIRST IMAGE: Oakley Halpern (left) and Liam Griffin practice self defense techniques during their Krav Maga class outside the University School of the Lowcountry Wednesday Jan. 13, 2021, in Mount Pleasant.

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