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From the Principal

Dear Parents,

What School Supplies Do I Need?

Every year the teachers provide Messmore students with a recommended supply list for each grade level. These lists will become available the second week of August.

Although the district provides funds that allows our school to buy the supplies your child may need to be successful, if you would like your child to have their own personal supplies, you may chose to purchase from the teacher list that will be shared out. Some grade levels have also asked for resources such as Kleenex that could be used to supply the whole class.  Please do not feel obligated to purchase any of the items listed from your child's grade.


Renee’ A. Fiema, Ed.D.

The mission of Messmore Elementary School is to provide a Montessori environment that fosters self-motivated, responsible, life-long learners.
Messmore is hosting a Kindergarten Open House on March 15 at 7:00 p.m. for 4-year-old Montessori preschoolers. Utica Community Schools offers all-day Kindergarten at all elementary schools. Registration forms are available at Please bring completed registration forms with you. The open house will give parents the opportunity to learn about our kindergarten, meet teachers and building staff and complete the registration process.

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.