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

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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New Academic Center to Provide Educational Support for USJ Students

08/10/2018

The University School of Jackson officially opened the doors to its new Academic Center with a ribbon cutting on Thursday, August 9, 2018.    Head of School Stuart Hirstein shares his excitement saying, “The USJ Academic Center was the fulfillment of a major goal of our...

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New Infant and Toddler Program Lays Foundation for Learning

01/24/2018

The start of the 2017-2018 school year revealed a few more strollers and toys around the Lower School with the creation of USJ’s Infant and Toddler Program. This new option has allowed families to enroll children as young as six weeks old into the Bruin family. The infant...

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