University School of Jackson

Design Lab

The Lower School Design Lab is a space for exploring, making, failing, fixing, and trying things in a different way. Students work on STEAM projects that explore science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. They are also encouraged to take on unfamiliar and challenging projects in teams as they utilize their critical thinking, communication, and collaboration skills.

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Heidi McDaniel
Lower School Technology, Registrar

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NEWS

USJ Kicks-off Phase I of New Campus Master Plan with Lower School Playground Groundbreaking

05/21/2019

On Monday, May 20, 2019, University School of Jackson kicked off the beginning of Phase I of their Campus Master Plan with the groundbreaking of the Lower School playgrounds. Students, wearing USJ hard hats, joined together behind the Lower School to watch and cheer as a group of their peers shoveled the...

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Color of Music Winners

03/11/2019

USJ students in Mrs. Tanner and Mrs. McPeake's art classes recently participated in the Color of Music contest sponsored by the Jackson Symphony. They listened to the selections and created artwork based on their interpretations of the music.  Congratulations to these lower and middle school art students for...

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Don Roe named Associate Head of School, Middle School Director

11/08/2018

It is with great pleasure that the University School of Jackson announces the appointment of Mr. Don Roe as our Associate Head of School, Middle School Director. As the Associate Head of School, Don will work closely with our Head of School, Stuart Hirstein, to oversee the wellbeing of USJ...

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Three USJ Students Named “Top 100 Readers”

08/17/2018

Sunday, August 12, was a big day for three of our students.  The First Lady of Tennessee Chrissy Haslam as part of her literacy initiative for TN had challenged all TN students to read over the summer for at least 20 minutes a day. Students were then asked to send the...

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