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Scholastic Arts competition honors nearly 200 UCS student artists
01/19/2018
Two UCS students among five earning best of show honors
Flickinger students engineer a lesson in music
01/18/2018
Students use technology to create music instruments
Applications available for UCS secondary specialty programs
01/18/2018
Applications accepted through Feb. 26

From The Principal

Specialty Program Application Process for Class of 2022: UCS recently released the application window and timeline for the specialty programs (CSI, MST, UAIS). The application is now available to begin applying..  See the link to the application and timelines on our Heritage homepage. 


Applications are due Monday, February 26, 2018 at 3:00p.m. UAIS will host its information night on February 1st at UAIS/Heritage. This event is always well-attended and will start promptly at 6:30 p.m.

The UCS Academic Blitz that showcases the district’s educational options is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on February 8th, at Henry Ford II High School. Although the variety of presentations begin at 7:00 pm., informational booths will be open at 6:30 p.m.

Lastly, if you have an 8th grader who would like to participate in the UAIS student shadowing program, please click on the UAIS Shadowing Information Form for more information and to submit a request for your student to visit UAIS for a day. This opportunity is only available from now until March 15, 2018.

Teaching and Learning has partnered with Community Education to offer a College Readiness Evening Series for students and parents. The series will run from November through May.  The cost will be $10 a person for each session.  Payments will only be accepted online, at this link. Sessions will be held at Henry Ford II High School's ECC room.  Please click on this link for more details.  


The Teaching and Learning Department has partnered with Community Education to also offer SAT Test Prep Sessions for students in grades 10 through 12.  The SAT English series will be offered during the month of February.  The cost will be $20 a person for each session. The SAT Math series will run during the month of March The cost will be $15 a person for each session.  Payments will only be accepted online at www.ucscommunityeducation.com  Sessions will be held at Henry Ford II High School's ECC room.



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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.

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