News Archive


  • June

    Students in Grades K-4 regularly explore outdoors as part of the Lower School naturalist cirriculum.

    LS naturalists bask in benefits of outside

    Lower School naturalists experienced a total of 187 nature-based experiences, including journeys, forest days, canoe and kayak adventures, and nature study lessons here on campus during the 2022-2023 academic year. 
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  • May

    2nd Annual HBCU Fair is August 26

    University School of Nashville invites all public, private, and charter high school students and their families to meet admissions officers from historically Black colleges & universities and "The Guide to College for Black Families" authors Tim Fields and Shereem Herndon-Brown.
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  • Alumni beyond Edgehill: Sam Olivares-Mejia '18

    In this feature, we check in with PDS/USN alumni in all walks of life, all over the world for a look at all that life beyond Edgehill can entail.
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  • Math Teacher Justin Fitzpatrick presents the Faculty Award during an Assembly on the last day of school for High School students.

    Faculty present honors to HS students

    High School faculty closed the academic year with a special tribute to seniors and recognition of students during the annual award ceremony on Wednesday, May 17.
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  •  Lia '22, Amara '19, Clay '25 and Amanda Payne

    USNA Volunteer Spotlight: Amanda Payne

    Get to know the 2023-2024 USNA President through a question and answer session with Volunteer Coordinator Helen Jahangir.
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  • Dr. Davis-Louis named Head of Middle School

    Shavon Davis-Louis, Ed.D. will join University School of Nashville as Head of Middle School on July 1, 2023 with more than two decades of experience as an accomplished and dedicated educational leader with a student-centered approach. She brings to USN the energy, enthusiasm, and comprehensive leadership USN needs to guide our Middle School forward.
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  • The school operating budget will keep the dispensers stocked.

    Class of 2022 gift puts sanitary products within reach

    Nine dispensers put free necessities in restrooms frequently used by Middle and High School students in the Main Building and Tibbott Center. The school operating budget will keep the new ADA-compliant dispensers stocked with organic cotton pads and tampons.
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  • The Class of 2023 tosses its graduation caps into the air following Commencement.

    USN graduates largest class

    Mortarboards and hats off to the 105 members of the Class of 2023. Seniors turned their tassels and graduated from University School of Nashville on Sunday, May 21 on the Back Field. Visit for more highlights from their last year on Edgehill and to learn where they will matriculate.
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  • Director Amani Reed, 2023 Distinguished Alumna Jane Buchanan ’92, Alumni Director Leigh Hicks '05, and PDS/USN Alumni Association President Stephen Schleicher '01 at Convocation.

    Buchanan ’92 named Distinguished Alumna

    The PDS/USN Alumni Association is pleased to present the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award to Jane Buchanan ’92 for her outstanding work in international human rights advocacy and activism.
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  • LayDen Horton '33 and Aria Webber '33 turn pages between giggles while reading on the Garden Level of the Hassenfeld Library.

    Adventure awaits between pages

    The English Department and Hassenfeld librarians share their summer reading lists for rising grades K-12 and AP courses. View their suggestions at
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