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From The Principal

UCS Specialty Programs

Attention 8th grade students and parents:  The application window for the UCS Specialty Programs will be opening January 18, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.  The deadline to submit an application is Friday, February 15, 2019.  Please check out this video for information on all of our Specialty Programs available for UCS students who will be freshmen next fall.  Click here for the video link

Early Childhood Open House is scheduled for Wednesday, February 13, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at current locations.
6A Early Childhood Open House 2019.pdf

Velocity Jr. Camps will be available during the Mid-Winter Break located at Duncan Elementary and Rose Kidd Elementary.  These specialty classes provide students with exciting educational challenges for the week.  Rose Kidd has child care available for working families.  Child care is provided before and after the scheduled class time. Parents are to supply snacks and lunch.  Duncan Elementary has child care available during lunch if your child will be taking a morning and afternoon class.  Parents are to supply snacks and lunch.
7A Velocity Mid Winter Break 2019 II.pdf

Heritage Junior High School and Utica Community Schools have a service for parents who would like information texted directly to them. The texting service provides school news and announcements, district information such as emergency school closing situations, or updates issued from UCS departments, such as transportation. To join this system, please text “Y” to 67587.

Note – if you have previously registered for this system and are not receiving texts from our school or UCS, please contact the school office 586-797-3100 to ensure we have your most recent cell phone number on file.


To prepare individuals academically, encourage social awareness and promote responsibility with optimism toward the future.

Utica Community Schools is Michigan's second largest school district.   

Student achievement in the district outpaces all county, state and national averages. The district's graduation rate is 12 points higher than the state average and students and staff are regularly honored for excellence.

For more information on Utica Community Schools, please visit this link .