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From The Principal:

Greetings Heritage Hornet families! 

While we are disappointed that that COVID-19 spikes have led to a change in our in-person learning plans, we remain committed to the health and safety of our entire district.

Our students will return to remote learning beginning Monday, November 9.  While teaching and learning will occur remotely, students will continue to follow the most recent block schedule including bell times and lunch times referenced above.

We are asking that all families choose one of the two options available for second semester (which begins January 4):  In-person/remote learning, or the UCS Virual Acadamy.

In-person/remote learning option will allow your student to transition to in-person learning when health and safety factors permit us to return to classrooms.  Parents who make this choice are committing to having their students attend school under any of the following situations:
* Fully in-person at any time
* Hybrid model (two in-person and three days remote
* Fully remote

The UCS Virtual Academy is the district's fully on-line option.  All students enrolled in the UCS Virtual Academy will remain in the virtual learning environment through the remainder of the school year.  

Regardless of which option you choose, your child will be taught by highly qualified UCS teachers with curriculum that will be parallel across the various learning environments.

As we engage in the planning process, we are asking that you inform us of your choices by 11:59 p.m. on November 15.  You can make your choice by clicking this  
link.


A Frequently Asked Question page regarding these choices is available at this link.

Just a reminder, students will be absent if they are not logged into classes. Please call the office if your child is absent for class due to illness, appointments, etc.  Attendance will be taken every day, during every block, as if students were attending school in person.


Please take the time to view the following videos to help troubleshoot and answer any Tech questions that may come up.


UCS Family Tech Night
Student Technology Instructional Video

If you have any questions, please feel free to call the office at 586-797-3100.

Thank you for your continued support.

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.