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Academic Blitz

 Logo for Blitz - Graduation cap with words "UCS Academic Blitz"Area families can create a successful game plan for their children’s educational future at the 13th annual Utica Community Schools Academic Blitz on Thursday, January 9 at 6:00 p.m. at Henry Ford II High School, 11911 Clinton River Road in Sterling Heights.

The event, initiated in 2008 by the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Board, is open to all area families interested in exploring specific options available for UCS students.

Informational booths will be available with representatives from a variety of district programs. Booths will open at 6:00 p.m. and remain open until 9:00 p.m.


Breakout sessions

  • Advanced Placement Opportunities
  • Career and Technical Education
  • Computer Science 
  • Dual Enrollment
  • Get Set for College: A High School Action Plan
  • Get Set for High School
  • Get Set for Junior High School
  • Naviance Student Success Platform
  • Stevenson Manufacturing, Automation and Design Engineering (MADE)
  • UCS Art Programs
  • UCS Music Programs
  • Utica Academy for International Studies
  • Utica Center for Mathematics, Science and Technology
  • Utica Center for Science and Industry
  • World Languages, Seal of Global Language and Michigan Seal of Bi-Literacy
  • Application and Use of Khan Academy
  • Microsoft Office 365/Naviance for Parents

Information Booths (Open 6-9  p.m. in commons)

  • Utica Center for Science and Industry
  • UCS Career and Technical Education
  • UCS High School and Junior High Counselors
  • Utica Center for Mathematics, Science and Technology
  • Utica Academy for International Studies
  • UCS Foundation for Educational Excellence
  • UCS Comprehensive High School
  • Stevenson Center for Manufacturing, Automation and Design Engineering
  • zSpace
  • UCS Coding
  • UCS Art Department
  • UCS Music Department