HOSA gains regional success

Maria Chodnicki, staff writer

April 14, 2016

As 14 Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) club members compete against a total of 781 student participants from all high schools in Macomb and St. Clair County, tension fills the air. “I was very, very pleased on how these kid...

Budget Cuts

Isabella Serraiocco, Staff writer

April 14, 2016

balance the UCS 2016-2017 budget by the July 1 deadline, the school district and individual schools are facing mid-year reductions to make $2.16 million worth of cuts. "I don’t want to be the one to make these cuts," said Bo...

New SAT preparation insight

Mackenzie Gurne, Associate Editor

April 11, 2016

The newly revised SAT is distributed on Apr. 12 and all juniors are required to take it. The modern SAT is unique from the original SAT created due to the testing date, format of the exam and the content. To grasp how students...

Choir excels at MSVMA festival

Lauren Harris, Page designer

March 24, 2016

Show choir traveled to the Michigan School Vocal Music Association (MSVMA) district festival at Stoney Creek high school on Mar 17 and brought home an award for each of the two pieces performed. “We won districts,” jun...

Jazz band rhythm section triumphs at Jazz Weekend music festival

Mackenzie Gurne, Associate Editor

March 24, 2016

Jazz band smoothly carried home the award for the best rhythm section overall at the 43rd annual Central Michigan University(CMU) Jazz Weekend festival. “We have a lot of upperclassmen who have just been working so hard for...

Boat Races

Boat Races

March 7, 2016

Instrumental Music Fundraiser

Maria Chodnicki, Staff writer

February 27, 2016

Support and fundraise at a restaurant for all who is welcome. The instrumental musicians have put lots of work into what they enjoy to do. “The fundraiser is going to be a huge help on our funds for the spring Florida band trip an...

Students prepare as boat races approach

Fabrizio Orsi de Paula, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

For the second year in a row, a  series of boat races will take place as a collaboration between Woodshop, Auto Shop, Design & Engineering and Physics classes.   “It’s the Career Technical Education (CTE) students applying ...

Academic blitz recap

Gaby Griffith, Staff writer

February 7, 2016

  The annual Utica Community Schools Academic Blitz took places this Thursday, February 4 at Henry Ford II High School. The main presentation included Hoor Bhanpuri, K-12 Senior Director of the Midwest Regional Office of ...

Powderbuff serves second tournament

Justin Berryman, Staff writer

February 4, 2016

A tone of excitement floats in the air, music booms throughout the gym and onlookers watch the 10 teams participating in the second annual powderbuff tournament. Starting with the gym arrangements, senior Derek Hentkowski exp...

StuCo hosts regionals

Fabrizio Orsi de Paula, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016

It’s time for the annual Student Council regionals; and this time, Eisenhower is hosting it. “It’s actually really fun and a good experience, because you meet all those kids from other schools and you just get a lot of n...