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Our All Stars!
11/15/2019
Students recognized for making appropriate choices
Sixth grader pictures a world committed to the environment
09/13/2019
Wiley student's poster earns first place in statewide service competition
UCS student shows what it means to be a team player
10/05/2018
Student supports football team effort to remember their friend
Partnership focuses on improved learning through healthy habits
01/17/2020
Plumbrook selected for The Step Up to Wellness program
UCS Update - January 17, 2020
01/17/2020
Stories this week from across UCS
UCS Board re-elects officers
01/14/2020
UCS Board maintains stable leadership with re-election of officers

From The Principal

Hello Wiley Families ~

Welcome back and Happy New Year!  I hope that you and your family enjoyed a wonderful holiday.

We are back at full speed!  The winter window for NWEA has begun, the first semester comes to an end next week, and it is almost time for second conferences.  Students are busy setting goals for themselves, determining areas that they will strive to improve upon in the upcoming quarter.  

The weather has proven to be quite unpredictable this year; if you find yourselves inside due to rain or snow, take the opportunity to play a family game or share a good book.  Time spent with these activities foster good sportsmanship, taking turns, and sharing common interests (in a good book).

As always, thank you for being an integral partner in your child's education!

Read more about the great things happening at Wiley by clicking on https://wiley.uticak12.org/cms/One.aspx?portalId=588893&pageId=5469394.

Sincerely,

Mrs. Merivirta

Our Mission
The mission of our school is to create and maintain an environment that ensures that every member of the school community reaches a high level of academic achievement as determined by local, state and national standards. We commit to a comprehensive system of support to assure this outcome.

Our Philosophy
We the staff, students, and community of Wiley strive to develop the whole person who grows academically, socially, and emotionally in an environment that encourages life-long learning and productive living.

“Summer slide” is a true phenomenon. Summer slide is when students lose some of the academic gains they made during the previous school year, from lack of practice during the summer months. Read on to find out how to stop the summer slide from happening with your child in reading! 

Six books to summer success: Research shows that reading and rereading at least six books during the summer may keep a reader from falling behind. When choosing the six books, be sure that they are just right — not too hard and not too easy.
How do you choose the books….Take advantage of your local library. Ask for help selecting books that match your child's age, interests, and abilities. Libraries often run summer reading programs that motivate kids to read, so find out what's available in your area. Also check scholastic.com booklists for recommendations.

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.