Early Voting begins October 20, 2016. Please vote early or vote on election day on November 8, 2016. Click this link for information from the UC Board of Elections.
New Resources for UCPS Families!
The Title I/Federal Programs Department is excited to announce that we now have a Twitter account (@UCPSFamilies) and a Facebook page (UCPS Families)! We are planning to use these as yet another way to reach families with Family Engagement. Be sure to "like" our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter!
The federal No Child Left Behind law requires school districts to notify parents of children attending a Title 1 school of their right to know the professional qualifications of the classroom teachers and teacher assistants who instruct their children. If you would like to view this information please call the school office to request a written copy.
Kindergarten classes celebrated “Thankful Thursday” on November 17th with their families. This is a tradition that was started last year. Parents were invited to join their children for this special day. The students performed two Thanksgiving songs and then went to their respective classrooms to share their Thanksgiving cards, “Thanksgiving Dinner” books, and “I am thankful for…” letters with their parents.
Did you know stacking and un-stacking plastic cups is an energizing, brain-activating and world-record-setting activity? On Thursday, November 17th, thousands of participants took part in what Guinness World Records® terms the “World’s Largest Sport Stacking Event.” During the course of Guinness World Records Day, sport stackers from all reaches of the world were up stacking and down stacking various pyramids in prescribed patterns at lightning speed for at least 30 minutes, all combined with a variety of fitness activities. Final numbers are about to be submitted to Guinness. As of November 21, the total was 558,558 stackers.
On November 1, 2016 Mrs. Schacht's class, combined with the other fifth grade classes, had a guest speaker who had traveled and spent time in Australia. Mr. Harris is a band teacher who had traveled with a military band all over the world. One of his favorite places was Australia.