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An important message from our Head of School Bart Bronk to our University Liggett School families

Dear University Liggett School Community: It is with a tremendously heavy heart that we have watched events unfold across the country this past week. A nation already severely impacted by an unprecedented pandemic now grapples with significant and widespread outrage and unrest, fueled by the ways in which George Floyd’s senseless and tragic death, and…

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College admissions has changed, some of it for good

As I begin this blog post, it is May 1 and seniors are in their virtual classes wearing a shirt from the institution they will attend next year. May 1 has long been the final deposit date for most colleges and universities. I am grateful for this small sign of normalcy since nothing else about…

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Getting to Know You

Flipping through international student applications, Marina Harvey recognized the time was right to host an international student in her own home. She shares the joys of sharing her family with German student Amelie, a current junior at University Liggett School. Just before the start of this academic year, ULS parent and associate director of admissions…

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The ARP Starts Here…and Never Truly Ends.

Our documentary, “Making School Matter – University Liggett School & The Academic Research Program” aired on Detroit Public Television (DPTV) on January 27th, the same night we hosted a screening event of the film in our auditorium. It was a wonderful night of celebration, as our community gathered to watch the half-hour film that follows…

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The Knights’ Forge Innovation Lab turns concepts into creations

“There’s nothing like the smell of sawdust in the morning to get you excited about school!” That is something a Middle School student said this past month when walking into the Knights’ Forge Innovation Lab. Entering its second year, the Innovation Lab has been an amazing addition to the Liggett Learning Community. Thanks to the…

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On Snow Days

This week’s unexpectedly intense snow event, which broke state records for the entire month of November, provides an opportunity (perhaps earlier than we all anticipated) to share more about the process by which we make a decision whether to close school. As you know, we communicate such decisions via emergency email, text, phone call, and…

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www.awesomewebsite.com

…well it could be! Welcome to University Liggett School’s new home, online, and more specifically — the University Liggett School blog. Along with the launch of our new website, we have reinvigorated our commitment to utilizing this channel to share current, fresh perspectives — more frequently, and from a wider variety of community members. A…

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