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From the Principal  

Dear Parents,

Thank you for a great 21-22 school year!

During June, Messmore Elementary will distribute report cards electronically. The fourth marking period grades will be sent electronically to families at the end of the day on Monday, June 20, 2022.  To receive the report cards, parents will need to have a secure PowerSchool account. Parents who do not have access to a PowerSchool account will need to register for one prior to Tuesday, June 14, 2022.  The report cards will then be automatically e-mailed to the address that is used to register the PowerSchool account. If you already have a PowerSchool account, you do not need to take any further action. The report card will be automatically sent to you.  

UCS Family Literacy Connection is a bimonthly communication compiled by the elementary literacy coaches/consultants of the UCS Literacy Department.  Each edition will highlight activities to support literacy development at home.  Below is the link to the summer edition  Please use this link to access the newsletter:

UCS Family Literacy Connection Summer 2022.

The Messmore Virtual Art Show is here!  All students' grades K-6 are featured in the private show and can only be viewed by clicking on the link below:

I am looking forward to seeing all of you when school reopens on August 30 which is a half day.  Also, on the ribbon above, suggested supply lists are located by grade level under the "Staff" tab and the current newsletter is under the "News" tab.

Have a peaceful summer!


Renee Fiema, Ed.D.
Messmore Principal

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The mission of Messmore Elementary School is to provide a Montessori environment that fosters self-motivated, responsible, life-long learners.
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UCS Vision

Utica Community Schools, in partnership with our community, will empower students to positively transform their future and the world.


UCS Mission

Utica Community Schools ignites a passion for learning in all students. We strengthen our community by welcoming all learners, honoring culture, and inspiring remarkable growth and achievement. We accomplish this by:

• Ensuring students are at the heart of all decisions

• Collaborating with all stakeholders

• Providing a safe and supportive environment

• Encouraging mindsets that are open to innovation

• Reimagining what school can be

• Promoting high expectations throughout Utica Community Schools

• Committing to multiple pathways toward excellence and achievement for all