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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.

Remembering those lost at Pearl Harbor attack 82 years ago: Commemorative event aboard the Yorktown

82 years after the Japanese attacked the United States at Pearl Harbor – propelling the U.S. military into World War II – veterans, leaders, and families gathered aboard Patriot Point’s U.S.S. Yorktown to commemorate the anniversary.

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‘We remember their courage’: Patriots Point honors South Carolinians who died at Pearl Harbor

The main image of this front page story features University School students Monica Walker and Dylan Seng taking part in the wreath laying ceremony at yesterday’s Pearl Harbor Memorial on the USS Yorktown at Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum. They were part of a larger group who arrived early to meet and talk with veterans and active duty service members and then observed and took part in the ceremony — organized by VFW Post and Auxiliary 10624.

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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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