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From the Principal

Dear Messmore Families,

Mrs. FiemaI am very pleased and honored to introduce myself as the new principal at Messmore Elementary. My name is Renee Fiema and I am proud to be joining the Messmore community. I look forward to working with you to continue the important Montessori traditions and practices of high expectations, innovation and collaboration.

I would like to take this opportunity to share with you my background. I have served as principal of Crissman Elementary in Utica Community Schools for the past seven years. I also have prior administrative and elementary teaching experience in Macomb County. I hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education, a Master’s in Teaching with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education, and an Education Specialist Degree in Leadership and Administration from Wayne State University. I am currently pursuing a doctorate in Leadership and Management at Capella University.


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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.