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Getting early start on high school U-Hi frosh oriented before other students arrive

At 7:45 Thursday morning at University High School, 465 incoming freshmen were in the gym doing a dance. “They’re all kindred spirits,” Vice Principal Sherry Clark said of the freshmen class. She said since 2005, the first half of the first day of school is just for freshmen. Upperclassmen come after lunch.

U-Hi student alone in state with perfect SAT score

Last school year, 37,631 high school students took the SAT in Washington state, according to a College Board spokesperson. Of those students, 274 earned a perfect score of 800 in reading, 194 were perfect in math and 155 were perfect in writing. But the number of students receiving a perfect 2,400 score in all three disciplines is considerably smaller. There was only one: Caitlin Hess, 16, who will be a senior at University High School this fall.