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UCS grad publishes children’s book she started in kindergarten
04/26/2022
The tale of Bobo the turkey finally gets told
March is Reading Month
05/13/2021
Origami lesson
Teacher Appreciation
05/13/2021
May 3 - May 7, 2021
Meet Up and Eat Up Summer Food Program Returns at Utica Community Schools
06/16/2022
Free meals available this summer at select sites
Starting line to finish line: Stevenson MADE seniors build and race a full-scale electric race car
06/07/2022
UCS seniors team together to place first and second in Innovative Vehicle Design (IVD) challenge.

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

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 www.uticak12.org. 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.

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.