Area parents can create a successful game plan for their child’s educational future at the Utica Community Schools Academic Blitz on Thursday, February 6 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Henry Ford II High School, 11911 Clinton River Road in Sterling Heights.
While the Blitz is specifically targeted to parents of students in grades 5 through 10, the event is open to all parents interested in specific options available in UCS and after graduation. The evening allows families to develop a plan that takes advantage of the unique programs and services in the district.
The evening will begin with guest speaker Reginald McCloud, Director of the Pre-College Programs at Oakland University. Following the presentation, parents will be able to choose from more than 10 breakout sessions. Sessions include topics such as: as financial aid, advanced placement offerings, dual enrollment, advanced classes for sixth graders, special programs available to high school students, a special workshop held by high school students specifically for junior high students, college opportunities for special education students and junior high school options in mathematics.
Informational booths will also be available during the night for parents interested in meeting with counselors, local college officials, academic summer school options, specialized high school programs in UCS,
For more information on the Academic Blitz, please visit reachinghigher.uticak12.org.