Hawk Weekly

February 10th-21st

2019-2020 Calendar Remaining Dates

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

Music Concert Note

Havel Elementary presents…


First and Second Grades
6:00 p.m.
Third, Fourth, and Fifth Grades
7:00 p.m.

(39701 Dodge Park Rd. Sterling Heights, MI)

Please have your child wear concert attire to the concert. (something fancy, or something “nice”)
The students do not have to wear a particular color.
No hoodies, t-shirts, sweatpants, or jeans, please.

Children should arrive 15 minutes before the concert and go to their assigned “warm up” rooms. There will be a teacher at the door directing families to the correct rooms.

Please do not arrive more than 15 minutes before the second concert, as the first concert will in session and you will not be able to enter the auditorium to get seats.

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Snack Cart Date Chage

Snack Cart will be on Wednesday, February 12th not Thursday, February 13th.

Candy Gram Sale

Student Council is pre-selling Airheads Candy Grams. The students are able to purchase candy grams to be sent to other students within the building. ALL Airheads will be delivered to students on Friday, February 14th.

Candy grams are $0.50 each with no limit on the number that can be purchased. If your child would like to purchase candy grams, please fill out the attached forms and return them, along with the money, to school.

Candy grams are due no later than Tuesday, February 11th.

If you are in need of another Candy Gram form, please see Mrs. Tomasak or Ms. Gudding.

Thank You,

Student Council

Early Childhood Open House

UCS Community Education will host its Early Childhood Open House on February 12, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m

Click on the link below for registration paperwork and more information.

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Kindergarten Open House For 2020-2021 School Year

Children are eligible for kindergarten if they turn five years old on or before September 1, 2020.

To register, parents must supply:

  • An original birth certificate or certified copy, with raised seal, issued by the clerk of the county where your child was born or the health department of the state of birth;
  • Your child's health immunization record; including vision and hearing screenings. Be sure to schedule immunization updates early as these appointments are often limited;
  • Photo I.D. (Driver's license or work photo I.D.)
  • Proof of residency, such as property tax bill, closing papers or lease agreement. Please know that we are not able to accept utility bills.

Kindergarten parents register at their home schools. We will be holding a kindergarten Open House on March 11, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.


Please keep an extra pair of dry socks in your child’s backpack. After recess, many students come in with wet feet!

Dates To Know


17th-21st- No School- Mid- Winter Break

24th- College Gear Spirit Day


6th- Group/club yearbook picture day

10th- No School- Teacher PD

11th- 1st grade field trip to DNR Outdoor Adventure

11th- Kindergarten Open House

13th- 6th Grade Bemis Visit & Almost To Bemis Lunch

17th- Art Show 5:00-7:00

18th- Reading Month Assembly

23rd- Rink Night

30th- College Shirt Day

31st- Drumming Concert 6:30


1st- 6th grade SMART MOVES celebration ceremony 1:30

3rd- 1/2 day of school 12:04 dismissal

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 23, 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.

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