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From The Principal:


Greetings Hornet families!

 

Don't forget... Parent-teacher conferences are scheduled for Thursday, March 11th 4:00-7:00p.m.  Conferences will be held virtually. Please be sure to log-on for your scheduled appointment.  Thank you for partnering with us.

Our Hybrid students will be returning for four days of in-person/face-to-face instruction beginning Monday, March 15th.  Students will not be assigned to a cohort or getting their instruction via TEAMS.  Students will still be expected to bring their laptop computer to school daily and will continue to log-on to Schoology to access and submit assignments while attending for face-to-face instruction.  Heritage Virtual Academy students will continue to work from home for the remainder of the school year.

The safety of our students and staff is our top priority.  Lockers will not be in use at this time.  To maximize space in the classroom, please remind your student to avoid bringing unnecessary items to school.  We will continue to follow the appropriate safety guidelines and protocols.  This includes daily pre-screening for all staff and students, wearing mask/face coverings, frequent handwashing, use of hand sanitizer, alcohol wipes and other required PPE.  While in the building, we will distance students to the greatest extent possible.  Assigned seating will be enforced in the classroom and in the cafeteria for contact tracing purposes.

All the best,

Mrs. Beebe

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

UCS Vision

All children have the right to a rigorous, high-quality education which meets their individual needs. UCS will respect, encourage and empower each and every student to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes to be successful, contributing members of a diverse community and global society.

UCS Mission

We are committed to exemplary teaching and learning in order for our students to be prepared for success in the 21st Century.
We will achieve this commitment by engaging the entire community to focus on each child's achievement, with the expectation that every student will pursue some type of post-high school educational endeavor.

Core Values

  • Every child can learn and achieve.
  • Parents and guardians are partners in the learning process.
  • Being “smart” can be achieved through persistence, hard work and effective effort.
  • Excellence is expected and celebrated.
  • Data is used to guide our decision-making.
  • All employees will exemplify ethical behavior; exhibit a strong work ethic; and continue to develop their leadership, performance and service skills.
  • Technology supports and enhances instruction, business operations, research and communications.
  • The Board of Education, district educators/staff, parents, community members and business leaders must collaborate and work as a team to enhance educational opportunities for student success.