WILDCAT WEEKLY

March 2, 2020

DATES TO KNOW IN FEBRUARY


3/2 – 8th & 7th Grade Girls Basketball vs Jeannette 4:00 pm & 5:30 pm (Home)

3/3 – 8th & 7th Grade Girls Basketball vs Malow 4:00 pm & 5:30 pm (Home)

3/4 – NJHS Meeting @ 3:15 in Room 148

3/4 – Ike Lacrosse Registration 6 pm Ike ECC Room

3/5 – 8th & 7th Grade Girls Basketball vs Davis 4:00 pm & 5:30 pm (Home)

3/6 – High School Counselors coming to meet with 9th Grades for 10th Grade Scheduling


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Check the Shelby Calendar for Utica and Ike Sporting Events

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UPCOMING DATES FOR March 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR


3/9 – 8th & 7th Grade Girls Basketball vs Malow 4:00 pm & 5:30 pm (Home)

3/9 – Utica High Curriculum Night 7 pm UHS Auditorium

3/10 – No School - Professional Development Day

3/11 – 8th & 7th Grade Girls Basketball vs Eppler 4:00 pm & 5:30 pm (Home)

3/12 – Parent-Teacher Conferences 4-7 pm

3/19 – Career Expo 2020 6:30 pm Eisenhower High School

3/20 – High School Counselors return to pick up10th Grade Schedules

DISTRICT NEWS

Utica Community Schools has released the remaining dates for the 2019-2020 calendar.

The calendar dates address state standards for student instructional time and are consistent with the Macomb Common Calendar. The calendar also addresses legislation allowing qualifying district-provided professional development to be reported as instructional time.

Below are the remaining calendar dates:

· Tuesday, March 10, 2020 (Presidential Primary Election) This date has been designated as a professional development day for Utica Community Schools and there will be no classes for K-12 students.

· Friday, May 22, 2020 (Memorial Day Weekend) This date has been designated as a professional development day for Utica Community Schools and there will be no classes for K-12 students.

· Friday, June 12, 2020 – This will be the last day of school for K-12 students. Please note: the end of the school year is tentative and subject to change due to collective bargaining and/or snow days.

To view a complete calendar, please see the following link: www.uticak12.org/calendaroverview



Utica Community Schools Career and Technical Education Department is sponsoring:

Career Expo 2020

When: Thursday, March 19, 2020

Where: Eisenhower High School

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


Students in grades seven through twelve, parents and staff are invited to this free event. More than 100 career representatives will provide information on job opportunities, education and training, on-the-job experiences and wages. The Expo serves as an opportunity for students to explore career possibilities. Students will also have a chance to meet with CTE teachers to learn how high school classes can align with their career objective. If you have questions, would like additional information or have persons interested in participating, please contact our Career Consultant, Dyann Pugliese, ext. 6809 or Dyann.Pugliese@uticak12.org.


Utica Community Schools Teaching and Learning Department is sponsoring:


College Fair 2020

When: Thursday, April 30, 2020

Where: Henry Ford II High School

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Students in grades nine through twelve, parents and staff are invited to this free event. More than 70 colleges, universities and trade schools will provide information regarding post-secondary options.

College Fair posters will be distributed in February for display throughout the buildings. Please post in highly visible areas.

2020 Census

Make it Count for Students: Participate in 2020 Census


Utica Community Schools is joining area communities in helping to share information about the importance of participating in the 2020 Census.

Participating in the census survey will have a positive impact on the resources that the communities receive from the federal government, and local programs for students is no exception. The census data is used to determine federal funding levels by determining the number of residents and the needs of the community.


The census also provides funding to address key community needs for road improvements, housing, block grants and student college loans.

Census materials are scheduled to be mailed in mid-March with information on how to complete the questionnaire online, by phone or mail. More information is available at http://census.gov/.

Student and Family Heath Newsletter Article


We want to share with you a series of important links that have been created related to student and family health. Both the Center for Disease Control and the Michigan Department of Health have created fact sheets regarding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. The information is available at: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/index.html - Center for Disease Control and https://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/0,5885,7-339-71550_5104_97675---,00.html - Michigan Department of Public Health. As always, we encourage students to practice healthy habits such as proper hand washing and coughing or sneezing into a sleeve or tissue, as well as staying home when sick, to prevent germs from spreading.

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9th Grade Intro to Computer Science

Check out these awesome games that the 9th grade intro to computer science class made with SNAP!.

Click on the links below to play!


https://snap.berkeley.edu/snapsource/snap.html#present:Username=classwinners&ProjectName=2020%20Platform%20project%20best




http://bit.ly/GuessMyWord2020

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Parent Sounding Board Meetings

The Shelby Junior High Parent Sounding Board Meetings will be held on the following dates at 9:30 a.m. All Wildcat parents are welcome to join our administrative team as we discuss school/community issues.

October 3

November 21

January 9

February 13

March 12

April 23

May 28

FAQ Powerschool App

FAQ PowerSchool App

Q1. Why is the PowerSchool App not working on my mobile device?

A1. PowerSchool recently did an update to the app.

Q2. Will the login and password I have always used work on the app?

A2. No. To use the PowerSchool app, you will need to have an account for PowerSchool Unified Classroom.

Q3. How do I create a PowerSchool Unified Classroom account if I previously had access to the app?

A3. Go to https://uticak12.org/academics/powerschool and navigate to the directions for
Unified Classroom account for a parent who has an original Parent Portal Account. Follow these directions to create your Unified Classroom Account. This account needs to be created within a computer browser.

Q4. After I create my Unified Classroom account, will I be able to use the app on my mobile device?

A4. Yes, you may need to uninstall and reinstall the app. Once installed, you will enter in the district access code (NKDJ) and use your login credentials for Unified Classroom to access student information on the app.

Q5. How do I create a PowerSchool Unified Classroom account if I did not have an account previously?

A5. Go to https://uticak12.org/academics/powerschool and navigate to the directions for
Unified Classroom account for a new parent. First, contact the building to obtain your Access ID to create an account for the first time. Then, follow these directions to create your Unified Classroom Account. This account needs to be created within a computer browser. Once created you will need to install the app and enter in the district access code (NKDJ). Use your login credentials for Unified Classroom to access student information on the app.

Q6. My student could access the app on their mobile device, but now is unable to do so.

A6. Go to https://uticak12.org/academics/powerschool and navigate to the directions for
Unified Classroom account for a student. First, contact the building to obtain your Student Username and Student Password to create an account. Then, follow these directions to create your Unified Classroom Account. This account needs to be created within a computer browser. Once created you will need to install the app and enter in the district access code (NKDJ). Use your login credentials for Unified Classroom to access student information on the app.

Q7. My student received the message, “This email is already in use.”, when creating their Unified Classroom account.

A7. Students will need to request a password reset from their media center personnel.

FAQ Powerschool App UAIS

FAQ PowerSchool App

UAIS

Q1. Why is the PowerSchool App not working on my mobile device?

A1. PowerSchool recently did an update to the app.

Q2. Will the login and password I have always used work on the app?

A2. No. To use the PowerSchool app, you will need to have an account for PowerSchool Unified Classroom.

Q3. How do I create a PowerSchool Unified Classroom account if I previously had access to the app?

A3. Go to https://uticak12.org/academics/powerschool and navigate to the directions for
Unified Classroom account for a parent who has an original Parent Portal Account. Follow these directions to create your Unified Classroom Account. This account needs to be created within a computer browser.

Q4. After I create my Unified Classroom account, will I be able to use the app on my mobile device?

A4. Yes, you may need to uninstall and reinstall the app. Once installed, you will enter in the district access code (WXHB) and use your login credentials for Unified Classroom to access student information on the app.

Q5. How do I create a PowerSchool Unified Classroom account if I did not have an account previously?

A5. Go to https://uticak12.org/academics/powerschool and navigate to the directions for
Unified Classroom account for a new parent. First, contact the building to obtain your Access ID to create an account for the first time. Then, follow these directions to create your Unified Classroom Account. This account needs to be created within a computer browser. Once created you will need to install the app and enter in the district access code (WXHB). Use your login credentials for Unified Classroom to access student information on the app.

Q6. My student could access the app on their mobile device, but now is unable to do so.

A6. Go to https://uticak12.org/academics/powerschool and navigate to the directions for
Unified Classroom account for a student. First, contact the building to obtain your Student Username and Student Password to create an account. Then, follow these directions to create your Unified Classroom Account. This account needs to be created within a computer browser. Once created you will need to install the app and enter in the district access code (WXHB). Use your login credentials for Unified Classroom to access student information on the app.

Q7. My student received the message, “This email is already in use.”, when creating their Unified Classroom account.

A7. Students will need to request a password reset from their media center personnel.

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