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University Hills

Elementary

  600 Croydon Road

  Rochester Hills, MI 48309

 248/726-4400

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Amy Grande~Principal, Meg Remy~Secretary

*University Hills Attendance Line~ 248-726-4410*

Please make sure to call the attendance line if your child will not be in school.  Thank you!

School Hours~ Full Day:  8:10-3:13   Half Day:  8:10-11:25

Arrival and Dismissal Procedures

Monday, August 29, 2016 World of Welcome

Tuesday, September 6, 2016- First Day of School/Full Day for Students

University Hills students were treated to their second installment of Brainstormers. This troupe comes and teaches about writing stories the first time and then encourages students to write their own stories. This time the troupe acted out the stories of some of UHills amazing student authors with the help of students in the audience. A good time was had by all! Thank you so much UHills PTA for sponsoring this amazing event!

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University Hills Students Walk to School to Celebrate Earth Day!

The UH community celebrated Earth Day during the week of April 18th-22nd. Students collected "worm food" for the compost bin, packed trash-free lunches and culminated the week by walking to school. Every day is EARTH DAY!


Fourth Graders Shine at Wax Museum!

The University Hills fourth graders researched biographical information on historical figures for their annual Wax Museum. Students shined as they became their characters and presented their lives to parents, grandparents, and other students. Way to go, fourth graders!


Fourth Graders Shine at the Wax Museum!

The University Hills fourth graders researched biographical information on historical figures for their annual Wax Museum. Students shined as they became their characters and presented their lives to parents, grandparents, and other students. Way to go, fourth graders!


Fourth Graders Shine at the Wax Museum!

The University Hills fourth graders researched biographical information on historical figures for their annual Wax Museum.  Students shined as they became their characters and presented their lives to parents, grandparents, and other students.  Way to go, fourth graders!


Fifth Graders Participate in Battle of the Books!

University Hills was well represented with over 30 fifth grade participants in the Battle of the Books organized by the Rochester Hills Public Library and supported by the school Information Literacy Specialists.  Two of the UH teams tied for third place and one team received first place for the best name.  Congratulations to all of the University Hills students who participated~ you rock!


2nd & 3rd Grade Math Pentathletes Compete!

University Hills' Math Pentathlon Club sent seven second and third grade students to compete at Farmington High School. The students competed in five different math and strategy related games against students from all over southeastern Michigan. Congratulations, Pentathletes!


Founder's Day Honorees

Congratulations to Ryan McConnell, Jenny McCardell and Leena Shah~this year's Founder's Day honorees. Thank you for all that you do for University Hills!


Spirit Council Creates Birthday Bags

University Hills' Spirit Council worked to gather the supplies for and create more than 100 birthday bags for families that may not be able to provide a birthday celebration for a child otherwise. Each bag contains cake mix, frosting, candles and party favors. Way to go above and beyond to serve your community, Spirit Council!


Fall Family Festival

A fun evening was had by all at University Hills' Fall Family Festival! There was dancing, magic, costumes, food and more! Thank you to the organizers, volunteers, parents and students for making this a great event!


More Food Day at University Hills

The students used an extended arm apple picker to harvest apples at recess today to celebrate Food Day! All were amazed at the delicious juiciness and sweetness of our UHills apples! We also discussed the importance of making good food choices like buying local, producing healthy, affordable food with care for the environment, farm animals, and the people who grow, harvest, and serve it.


Fall Family Festival

A fun evening was had by all at University Hills' Fall Family Festival! There was dancing, magic, costumes, food and more! Thank you to the organizers, volunteers, parents and students for making this a great event!


Food Day at University Hills

The students used an extended arm apple picker to harvest apples at recess today to celebrate Food Day! All were amazed at the delicious juiciness and sweetness of our UHills apples! We also discussed the importance of making good food choices like buying local, producing healthy, affordable food with care for the environment, farm animals, and the people who grow, harvest, and serve it.


Spirit Filled Wings Visits Eco Eagles

Spirit Filled Wings, a raptor rehab, visited the Eco Eagles with birds of prey.  Students learned about the rehabilitation for orphaned or injured birds of prey.  What a wonderful experience for our students!


Authors in April

Authors in April came to University Hills on Wednesday, April 22nd. We were visited by K-1 author Daniel Kirk (pictured), 2-3 author Lynne Jonell and 4-5 author Chris Grabenstein throughout the day. Students had been preparing for these visits for the last two months by studying the literature of these authors, creating art work based on the literature and completing author studies with internet research. Thank you PTA, participant chairs Mrs. Beltran and Mrs. Quitmeyer, ILS Mrs. Kelley, art teacher Mr. McConnell and classroom teachers (and Mrs. Grande) who read additional AIA books to students!


Mayoral Mystery Reader

Rochester Hills' Mayor Bryan Barnett was the mystery reader for University Hills' fourth grade students as part of the March is Reading Month celebration. Thank you, Mayor Barnett!


4th Grade Wax Museum

As a culminating celebration of their biographic research projects, University Hills 4th graders presented a "Wax Museum" for their parents and other students. Each student dressed as the person whom they had researched and presented some of the salient facts of the historical figures' lives when museum goers approached and "activated" them. What a wonderful learning experience as students became the teachers!


Brain Stormers at University Hills

University Hills students were treated to their second installment of Brainstormers. This troupe comes and teaches about writing stories the first time and then encourages students to write their own stories. This time the troupe acted out the stories of some of UHills amazing student authors with the help of students in the audience. A good time was had by all! Thank you so much UHills PTA for sponsoring this amazing event!


Spirit Council Helps its Community

University Hills' Spirit Council gathered more than 50 third through fifth grade students (with the help of parent accomplices) to go out into the University Hills community to provide leaf raking services to some of our seniors. We are so proud of our service-minded students and their many kindnesses to the community!


Students Learn Computer Programming

University Hills' students were very excited and engaged by the opportunity to learn some basic computer coding skills during media class. Links to websites that allow students to practice these skills with various programming languages are available on the media center website.


Kindergarten/Third Grade Buddies Work Together

University Hills' third grade students worked with kindgergarten students to discover what they were thankful for. The students made turkeys with each tail feather representing something that they were grateful to have in their lives. We are grateful for such wonderful leadership and collaborative spirits on the part of our students!


UH Science Club

University Hills students are being offered a wonderful opportunity to be exposed to science and the scientific method. The University Hills Science Club, being run by parent volunteers and student alumni, offers students a safe and collaborative way to experiment with different scientific concepts and to gain a better understanding of the opportunities that are available in the scientific field.


University Hills Eagle Celebrates

The University Hills Eagle showed up at a celebration assembly to learn the student created Eagle Cheer ~ Give me an "E"! ~ Excellence!

Give me an "A"! ~ Awesome!

Give me a "G"! ~ Greatness!

Give me an "L"! ~ Leaders!

Give me an "E"! ~ Effort!

Give me an "S"! ~ Stand up for one another!

What does it spell? Eagles! I can't hear you! EAGLES!!!

 


The University Hills Promise

The Students of University Hills promise to~

Stand up for one another

Be positive with our words and actions

And

Treat others with respect

"We are a bucket full of bucket fillers"