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From The Principal

Dear Falcon Families, 

I want to provide you with a brief update on the adjustment to our school calendar and exam schedule. 

The goal of our entire UCS team is to allow our students to enter the upcoming break healthy and able to take the time necessary to reconnect with family and friends. We want our students to enter the break able to relax and recharge after what has been an emotional several weeks. 

Our district has been working with our administration and teachers to provide a level of flexibility regarding the coming exams. The exam window will be Tuesday through Friday, December 13 through 17. Individual teachers will notify students on their exam date.  Monday through Thursday will be full days of school.  Friday, December 17 will be a half day.

Specifically, teachers may give exams during the following windows:

  • Tuesday, Dec. 14 and Thursday, Dec. 16: 4th, 5th, and 6th Period Exams
  • Wednesday, Dec. 15 and Friday, Dec. 17: 1st, 2nd and 3rd Period Exams

Taking the additional time to focus on the relationships in our lives is the right thing to do. Our goal remains to create an environment that allows our students to enter the break healthy and can spend much needed time reestablishing the important family traditions and connecting with their loved ones. 

It is essential that students are in attendance on the final half-day – Friday, December 17 - so that we have a strong start to our second semester. Students will attend their 1st, 2nd and 3rd hours on that day to complete their exams.

If you have any concerns, please reach out to us or your child’s teachers. We wish you all the best for a safe, happy and peaceful season.


If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact me at 586-797-1600.

Go Falcons!

Tim Youngblood

Interim Principal

Our Vision
All students will be career and college ready by the time they graduate as measured by  college readiness benchmarks.  

Our Mission

​To involve family, school, and community in the education of students through a supportive environment and stimulating curriculum.

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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