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UCS student musicians selected for District XVI honors band
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From The Principal
Kenneth L. Cucchi III

 Good afternoon Titan Families,

We’re through one of the longest stretches of the school year; start of school through Thanksgiving. I know the kids are getting worn down, but it sure feels great to have had such a great start of the year.   We need to finish the first semester strong!

Below is the exam schedule:  All exams need to be taken on these dates.  There are no exceptions.

Exam Dates: December 17, 2021 – Hours 1 and 2 (1/2 day)

                      December 20, 2021 – Hours 3 and 4 (1/2 day)

                       December 21. 2021 – Hours 5 and 6 (1/2 day)

 Please continue to review with your student the UCS High School Credit Review rules and procedures which have been changed significantly over the summer. In short, it starts by saying that a student has a responsibility to attend, be on time and prepared for each scheduled class. On Page 4 it continues to say that when a student nears or is at 10 absences (any combination of absences or tardies) will meet with their Associate Principal and parents will be notified. At 11 absences the student will enter Credit Review and can restore those credits by making up the lost time for the classes via a contract made with their associate principal. You now have 4 weeks left to make up time lost. 

If they do not meet the requirements of that contact, they will receive an F for the course.  This cannot be recovered short of testing out, taking the class via scheduling, credit recovery or summer school.  Please take the time to read this new process, to talk it over with your student, and make sure they understand. We will do the same.  This process is now under way. Please pay attention to PowerSchool for your student’s academic progress as well as their daily attendance.

UCS has one of the most expansive college and career preparatory curricula in the state and resources to support planning those next steps.  Parents and students, please check out our UCS College Central site to find resources available to you for academic life after Utica High! UCS is pleased to host virtual visits for over 35 colleges and universities this fall! Check out the full schedule, here:

All students enrolled in Stevenson MADE (Stevenson Center for Manufacturing, Automation and Design Engineering) Design Thinking class participate annually in The Michigan Design Prize a competition celebrating and developing exceptional Michigan industrial design talent.

 The student groups submitted a design concept that aligned with the outlined challenge instructions, which were to “design a game, interactive craft or project, or toy that helps create a fun and meaningful engagement with friends or family during times of social distancing.” 

 Three student groups from Stevenson MADE had been named finalists in the Michigan Design Prize competition earlier this fall.  Over the weekend, in a virtual ceremony, the MADE students swept the top awards!

 Gold Medal: Joshua Abbott, Andrew Bogusz

Silver Medal: Mario Gjini, Yousif Habsh, Connor Harrison.

Bronze Medal: Samantha Fenwick, Jada Blue, Skylar Hempel

We would like Thanksgiving Break to be our first Unplugged Weekend – No Homework, No Emails, No School, just being grateful for the time we get to spend with families and loved ones over that long weekend! 

With Titan Pride,

Kenneth L. Cucchi III

Principal, Stevenson High School

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UCS Covid Protocols & Student/ Parent Support
Covid protocols can be found at this: link

Technology Support
Starting Tuesday, January 19, 2021 the UCS Helpdesk will offer two ways for parent and students to contact them directly for support. 
Telephone: 586-797-1055 from 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

UCS Parent and Student Handbook 2021-2022,Click here
Student Calendar, Click here

 Planet HS Kick Off Letter, Click here 
ATHLETIC- Planet HS Student / Parent  Getting Started, Click here
ATHLETIC- MHSAA Physical Form, Click here

Stevenson Clubs 2021-2022, Click here

School to Work Informational Flyer 2021-2022 School Year, Click here
School to Work Fillable Complete Application forms 2021-2022 School Year, Click here

Senior Parking Permit Application and Regulations, Click here
Junior Parking Permit Application and Regulations, Click here 

Work Permit for minors 16 and 17 years of age, Click here
Work Permit for minors UNDER 16 years of age, Click here

Jostens Senior 2022 Flyer, Click here
Senior Message 2022, Click here
Packages Senior Pictures 2022, Click here
Senior Ad Block Size Form, Click here
What Do School Meals Look Like This Year? Click here
Student Meal Application Information, Click here 
EBB Program, Click here
Healthcare Plan, Click here 
SNP- Special Dietary Accommodation Form, Click here

The Titan Voice

Our Vision
Stevenson High School will encourage and empower all students to acquire the necessary skills to be successful, contributing members of a diverse community and global society.


Our Mission
Our mission is to create a positive and challenging learning environment that encourages all students to achieve their greatest potential as responsible, productive members of a diverse society.

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.