ATTENTION VB PARENTS: Lake Ridge canceled the match scheduled for this evening. Coaches have decided to hold practice until 5:00pm after school. Thank you!
Bearcat News! Follow link for video :) https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Hq5G2L3HHt5hEUvKSmqvzbQ2tNC2zHIV/view?usp=sharing
DRAMA CLUB will start on Wednesday September 15th from 3 - 4pm in the auditorium! All are welcome to join! We will be discussing plans for the year; and planning of the Halloween Dance!
Explore, see the world, and earn 3 college credits! Come with Sra. Kincaid and World Strides this summer to Spain, Italy, France and Monaco from June 7-19 in 2022. Please attend the informational meeting on Wed., Sept. 15th at 6 PM in WHS room 203 to learn more. You can also contact Sra. at email@example.com or call and leave a message at ext. 1301.
Boys Basketball: Open Gym is starting! Please contact Coach McCammack with any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Today's UTMS football game vs River Forest has been postponed due to the heat advisory. We will announce a reschedule date once we have confirmed. Thank you
Union Township School Corporation currently has nine positive cases of COVID-19 in our schools. We have re-posted our dashboard on our website and will update it daily at Noon. As a reminder, masks, although not required, are recommended.
FALL ATHLETIC PICTURES ONLY: Picture Day is: Aug 23, 2021 - Order - Code is: 61511Z - Your link to order is: https://inter-state.com/FlyerEntry/61511Z
PICTURE DAY ONLINE ORDERING: Picture Day is: Aug 25, 2021 - Order Code is: 60057T - Your link to order is: https://inter-state.com/FlyerEntry/60057T
REMINDER: Cross Country and Volleyball will begin practice this MONDAY, August 16th! Cross Country will be from 3:05 - 4:00pm. Volleyball will be from 3:30 - 5:30pm. You must have a physical on file to participate. Thank you!
Union Center Elementary has employment opportunities available as a building aide and as a noon aide. Please contact Mr. Gabriel, Principal for additional information (219) 759-2544.
BACK TO SCHOOL SPIRIT WEAR BLOWOUT! Now is the time to stock up on Union Township Middle School spirit wear! Our fall sale features the best savings of the year, including discounts of 30% or more on all items and free shipping over $100. https://1stplacespiritwear.com/schools/IN/Valparaiso/Union+Township+Middle+School?utm_source=coord-db&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=fwd Example savings: Tees from $16.99 ($22.09) Hoodies from $29.99 ($38.99) Sweatpants from $27.99 ($36.39)
ATHLETIC UPDATE: Fall Athletic Pictures will be on Monday, August 23rd. If your student athlete is participating in cross country, volleyball, football, or cheer - please plan on them attending. More information to follow.
ATTENTION CAR RIDERS!! We have relocated our car drop off and pickup. We feel this is a safer and smoother process than what has been in the past. Please drop-off and pick-up your UTMS student in the circle drive/Grand Hall entrance. Times do not change. The circle drive is located on the Northeast end of the building. THANK YOU!
A reminder that Porter County Health Department will be offering Pfizer and Johnson and Johnson COVID vaccine at UTMS gym tomorrow from 1:00-5:00 pm. Walk-ins welcome!
Interested in our COVID 19 vaccine clinic? Our clinic is scheduled for Thursday, August 5 from 1-5 p.m. in the UTMS gym for anyone ages 12 and older. Please follow this link to sign up so we know how much vaccine we will need. https://forms.gle/hBVDvBXwDDG6kFWQ9
UTSC is partnering with the PCHD to offer a COVID 19 vaccine clinic on Thursday, August 5 from 1-5 p.m. in the UTMS gym. Please see your email for additional information.
UTSC learned today of upcoming road closures, August 5- early October. Hwy 130 closed to they traffic, Salt Creek Bridge on 130 east of 325w, 130 and 450W, and the tracks on 600N just south of 130. Buses will be RE-routed.
UPDATE Breakfast and Lunch will continue to be free for ALL students again for the 21-22 school year! If you are considering and qualified for Textbook Assistance, you will still need to file appropriately. Thank you1
ATTENTION MIDDLE SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY STUDENT-ATHLETES! Practice begins MONDAY, August 2nd at 7am. Meet by the outdoor track. Please make sure you have plenty of water and your IHSAA physical form. See you there!
WELCOME NEW STUDENTS! Please join us for our Open House on Monday, August 9th from 5 - 7pm. We welcome you to come to our building during the week Monday - Thursday between the hours of 8 - 2pm if the Open House date does not work for you. We look forward to meeting you!
UTSC is partnering with Porter County Health Department to offer the Pfizer and Johnson and Johnson COVID vaccine for anyone ages 12 and older on August 5th in the UTMS gym from 1:00-5:00 pm. Watch for additional information.
Interested in COCID-19 vaccine? Pfizer vaccine will be available on August 5th at UTMS gym from 1:00-5:00. Watch for more information. Open to all 12 years old and older.
Have you registered for school? UTSC is currently registering students for 2021-2022. See our website for information.
Please visit the following link for access to our UTMS Football letter from Coach Hogan. Thank you! https://5il.co/ujg2
Interested in boys basketball? The boys basketball team is hosting open gym from 1 to 3 in the high school gym. Boys entering grades six through 12 are encouraged and welcome to participate.
Good morning, Please mark your calendars, we now have registration dates for the 2021-22 school year! Online registration will be available from July 19-23rd!! If online registration is a difficulty for you, appointments can be made in-person at the UTMS office beginning Tuesday, July 27th.
Correction- Fourth in their flight/heat.
Bearcats Sectional Baseball Champs over Illiana Christian 2-1!
Lady Bearcats Sectional Champs! Beat Illiana Christian 7-3!
Bearcats out hit Whiting Oilers, 11-6!
UTMS Whitney Anderson is the 1600 State Champ! Bearcat Pride!
UTMS Boys place third in State Meet in 4x1! Bearcat Pride!
Our 5th grade orientation is now available on our website! On our menu, under "Students", then 6th grade. Enjoy!
REMINDER: Physicals will be offered in the HS gym and girls' coaches office TOMORROW from 3:30 - 5:30pm. The cost is $20.
IMPORTANT DATE: Athletic Physicals will be provided in the HS Gym on Tuesday, May 18th - the cost is $20.00. It's an easy opportunity to make sure you're cleared and ready to go for the next school year! More information to follow soon.
UTMS did a great job at the Indiana Junior Super Bowl finals for Division 3! These results are out of 42 schools!! English- 5th in State Math-8th in State Interdisciplinary-13th in State Science-20th in State Social Studies-32 in State
Please visit and check in with our Live Link to tonight's track meet! Stay up to date with heat sheets and results as the events finish. https://live.athletic.net/meets/9334
ATTENTION TRACK FAMILIES: Please note that the meet tonight is being run at Lake Ridge's HS building - Calumet at 5:00pm. Thank you!
ATHLETIC UPDATE: The middle school track meet that was scheduled for April 28th has been rescheduled to Tuesday, May 4th at Lake Station at 5:00pm. Thank you!
ATHLETIC UPDATE: The track coaches have canceled practice. All track athletes will be going home after school.
ATHLETIC UPDATE: The middle school track meet scheduled for tonight at Lake Station has been canceled due to incoming weather. The rescheduled date is TBD. There WILL be track practice as usual tonight in the field house.
Bearcat Brag!! The Indiana Department of School Programs held a contest, as they do annually, called the Martin Luther King Jr. Essay contest. Each school is able to submit 5 essays, across the state. The essays are evaluated by the faculty of Ball State University. We are very proud to announce that our very own 7th grader, Louay Zeitoun has won 3rd place! Way to go Louay! He will receive a scholarship award for his essay! Bearcat Proud!!
REMINDER: The track meet scheduled for this evening has been canceled. Practice as usual tonight. River Forest will be traveling to Hanover with us on Monday the 26th to make up for the canceled meet on the 19th.
ATHLETIC UPDATE: The middle school track meet scheduled for today has been postponed to a later date TBA. There is practice as usual tonight after school for track athletes. Thank you!
I'd like to take a moment to brag on and share some awesome news about one of our UTMS Bearcats, Hannah Gish! Hannah is a passionate and dedicated BMX athlete. Recently, she qualified to represent the USA in the BMX championships, taking place in August! This is a huge accomplishment and a testament to Hannah's motivation and determination!! We are so incredibly proud of our Bearcat! Way to go Hannah!!!
ATHLETIC UPDATE: The Valpo Relays were rescheduled to a different date which created a conflict for our coaches and we'll no longer be competing on Saturday, April 17th.
Reminder for Spring Athletic Pictures: Picture Day is: Friday, April 9, 2021 Order Code is: 58161W Your link to order is: https://inter-state.com/FlyerEntry/58161W
Reminder for Spring Athletic Pictures: Picture Day is: April 9, 2021 Order Code is: 58161W Your link to order is: https://inter-state.com/FlyerEntry/58161W
Fish and Chicken Fry tonight 3:30-7:00. Drive up to Grand Hall, place order and pick up! Come out and support Bearcat Softball.
FYI: Spring athletic pictures will be taken on Friday, April 9th. More details to follow.
Don’t miss Bearcat Theatre Company’s “The Pitch”. Streaming now through Sunday. Visit bearcattheatre.org for streaming information!
WINTER ATHLETIC PICTURES: Tuesday, March 2nd in the middle school gym after school. Your coach has your allotted time slot. Please use the following link and code to order online: Order Code is: 57812X Your link to order is: https://inter-state.com/FlyerEntry/57812X
Yearbook pictures for clubs and groups will be tomorrow during the school day! They will be announced over the intercom to attend the shoot in the commons, then return to class. Be sure to listen for your group!
ATHLETIC UPDATE: The wrestling meet with Lake Station and Hanover has been rescheduled to Thursday, February 25th at Lake Station at 5:00pm.
ATHLETIC UPDATE: The 7th/8th grade basketball game vs. Hebron scheduled for tonight has been canceled - no reschedule date as of today. The girls will have practice. The wrestling match vs. Hanover and Lake Station scheduled for tonight has also been canceled - no reschedule date as of today.
CORRECTION - 7TH AND 8TH GIRLS BASKETBALL: Griffith is only allowing 25% capacity for spectators, please use the following link to preorder...https://griffithathletics.com/panther-box-office-tickets/
Follow link for Bearcat Newsteam: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DRVRAviHcTiBHxBxwxdm_bIeJFvBQ5ZH/view?usp=sharing
All after school practices, rehearsals and events have been canceled due to incoming weather and poor roads conditions. The girls basketball game has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb 11th. Stay safe!
ATHLETIC UPDATE: All basketball games - 6th/7th/8th - scheduled for this evening have been POSTPONED. Coaches asked for practice time with all students being out of the building since the 18th. The reschedule date is TBD.
ATHLETIC UPDATE: The 7th/8th girls basketball game scheduled for Monday, February 1st, has been canceled. No reschedule. ALSO - Hanover is only allowing PARENTS to attend the basketball game on Tuesday, February 2nd. They will be livestreaming on their website.
Good morning UTMS families, If you have not seen your email yet, attached is the letter from Mr. Hunter regarding our virtual status, beginning tomorrow, Friday, Jan 22nd. I have also emailed all parents and students with our virtual schedule, as well as the virtual links. Thank you. Stay safe and healthy!
ATHLETIC UPDATE: The 7th/8th grade basketball games scheduled for today vs. Lake Ridge and on Wednesday, January 27th, vs. Boone Grove have been canceled.
ATHLETIC UPDATE: The 6th grade game vs. Lake Station scheduled on February 4th has been canceled by Lake Station - they do not have a 6th grade team.
Follow link for Bearcat news: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1A64l_8SLSPz-1-ZtOJI3EF1kFAQILQM5/view?usp=sharing
ATHLETIC UPDATE: The 6th grade basketball vs. Lake Ridge scheduled for Thursday, January 21st has been canceled due to Lake Ridge not having a team.
ATHLETIC UPDATE: All girls basketball games with Whiting scheduled for Tuesday, January 26th have been canceled due to low numbers on Whiting's teams.
ATHLETIC UPDATE: Washington Township canceled the 6th grade game scheduled for 2/16 due to a scheduling conflict. No reschedule this year.
Follow the link for Bearcat News: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1h8u7Yga53zb_eVHkhNi6FLL8_yYBU00w/view?usp=sharing
NO LATE START TOMORROW, January 6th!!
Follow the link for Bearcat News: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1825fosQmgDkcPtzvPp5nFrgp_C6ltftd/view?usp=sharing
Follow the link for today's Bearcat News: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1BXSF1NQ6r11aZkxBNDK8YX_F3sangK3E/view?usp=sharing
An announcement from the Indiana Dept of Eduation: The Indiana Department of Education has updated guidance from the USDA Waiver for School Food Authorities to extend the program which provides free breakfast and lunches to children from December 31, 2020 to June 30, 2021. Therefore, Union Township School Corporation will extend this benefit until the end of the school year.
ATHLETIC UPDATE: The 6th grade game scheduled for Monday, the 14th, has been removed from the schedule.
Follow the link for today's Bearcat News! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1U0r5b1ql-HmBDZWcjifoj2lgwdFoRrLp/view?usp=sharing
ATHLETIC UPDATE: 6th grade boys basketball @ Griffith on Thursday, the 10th, has been canceled by Griffith. 8th grade boys basketball vs. River Forest on Tuesday, the 15th, has been canceled by River Forest. Our 6th and 7th grade teams will play River Forest at home at 5:00pm with 6th grade playing first.
Lake Ridge has canceled all basketball games scheduled for this evening. No reschedule as of now. Hang in there - Bearcat Tough!
Good morning UTMS family, With our current virtual status and Porter County's RED phase, I wanted to take a moment to clarify regulations for athletic events. Tomorrow we host a game vs Lake Ridge 5pm. --Face masks MUST be worn at all times --Attendance is limited to participants, essential workers and parents/guardians/siblings. --When you arrive at the game you will be asked which athlete you are representing. Only immediate family will be admitted into the event. --Both sides of bleachers will be opened to enhance social distancing. --No concessions will be available. Thank you for your understanding, cooperation and safety!
UPDATED ATHLETIC EVENT GUIDELINES Dear Parents: With the Executive Order effective November 15, 2020 and Porter County in "Red," the following restrictions will be enforced: 1. Attendance for K-12 winter sports events is limited to participants, support personnel, and parents / guardians. 2. Concessions will NOT be sold. 3. Masks must be worn at all times. 4. Social Distancing will be enforced. We will keep you informed when changes occur.
UPDATE - The 7th grade basketball game scheduled for tomorrow vs. Hebron has been CANCELED.
Happy Veterans Day!! Please follow the link for our virtual Veterans Day Program, along with announcements: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1N1UEOa0DPtxDjcO5OiW_bpAQ8aJlQoCM/view?usp=sharing
Bearcat Newsteam! Follow link for video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1sB7h02fLI43KhOoJ23jpa4_DFirLXcF-/view?usp=sharing
Follow the link for Bearcat News video! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1x15aRZ7ZdDBXJZrakoLQUU_YXcFYZFls/view?usp=sharing
Follow the link for Bearcat News! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1hUCjXiSxJHvkAMuBSUL4m7q4Gjl0Oyn7/view?usp=sharing
We would like to wish our outstanding custodian staff a happy Custodian Appreciation Day! And thank them for the incredible job they do, day in and day out to keep our building beautiful. They've also gone above and beyond during our re-opening to keep students & staff safe! THANK YOU FOR ALL YOU DO!!
Links to our Daily Announcements are now available on our website! Go to Menu, then under "About the School" you can select "Daily Announcements"
Football game today has been postponed until Sept 22nd. The Cross Country meet as also been postponed until Sept 14th. Football and Cheer will not practice today. Cross country and volleyball will still practice. Thank you!
Here is a one stop shop for online picture orders! Picture day is today! https://inter-state.com/FlyerEntry/50292T
Hello my virtual kiddos! Today I was able to put all my virtual kids in a group so I can email you easily! You all should be super proud of me that I learned how to do this! Technology and I are learning to get along pretty well with each other! The reason for my email is just to say hello to you guys and see how things are going now that you just about FINISHED your first 3 days of virtual! The teachers have said that you all are doing a FANTASTIC job! Please keep up the good work. Since I will not be able to see you in advisory, I wanted to remind you, that you can contact me whenever you need for help. This can be if you wanted to talk about anything that is bothering you, if you need help with an assignment, or if you just wanted to say hello! We can either talk over email, do a google hangout ( which means we are pretty much direct messaging back and forth like a text message on the computer) or we even video conference! I will be emailing you to check in, so please, please write me back and let me know how you are doing. Even though you are not physically here in school, I am still your counselor and I am here for YOU! Take good care, keep doing AWESOME and enjoy your weekend!!!
Please take a moment to view our slideshow with some helpful information to help us through day 1! https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1d4zfbZW2UNZ78EqhboqZ8zx_Eo67K3JCaNCpPaS-agM/edit?usp=sharing See you tomorrow!
Good afternoon UTMS families, Please read through this email as it applies to your student(s). There is a lot of important information. All class schedules are now complete and finalized! They can be viewed through Harmony. Every Advisory teacher will have a hard copy ready to deliver to students who need one. Be sure your student knows who is their Advisory teacher!All staff will be out in halls to assist students find & open lockers, find classes and teachers. We understand that these unprecedented times have caused some uneasy about our start. UTMS is ready to open doors and help all students to a great start! Virtual Learners: Virtual class periods have been set for all virtual learners. Core classes only.Teachers will be emailing students information next week before August 12th to review expectations, schedule and attendance for class. Materials (textbooks, workbooks, chromebooks, etc) will need to be collected on August 11th between 1-3pm. Students, with masks, will be welcomed to enter the building through the main entrance and visit each classroom to see their teacher & collect materials. If you or your student are uncomfortable entering the building, please email me directly and I will prepare items for collection at the front door. Please read and complete our UTSC virtual learner parent/student contract. https://forms.gle/3xdKLFHXWCeokbYPA Thank you everyone for your patience and understanding through this time! Can't wait to start Wednesday!
Good morning UTMS family, We are constantly working towards the safety of our students, staff and community during these times. Additionally, working with the Porter County Health Department to monitor cases in the area. As a preventative measure to protect our community, we have chose to cancel our open house on August 10th. In light of the cancellation, please use our virtual orientation available here: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1E1nh_jR8QgAnzbkmdMB35-ThsQnt3oEgMy0syxh1868/edit?usp=sharing Also, do not feel required to bring all supplies on day 1. We understand that may feel overwhelming! We will all be out and about to help students on that first morning, find & open lockers, classrooms, teachers, etc. I truly appreciate your understanding and flexibility during this time. We will all get through this together and have a wonderful school year! Thank you, Mr. Goeringer
Items from lockers that were not cleaned out in May are still bagged in our office. They will be donated if not picked up/claimed by Friday, August 14th.
Hello UTMS family! This week are opening registration for our 2020-21 school year! We are very excited to get started this year, however some processes have changed. Please review the below documents. We can't wait to see you all! Registration information: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ce_SSY0TC4kUOUhIqtcbCayMQ4pNJeFaqaNbVEmX6mw/edit?usp=sharing Virtual Learning option information: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1at4iPZG5X6_wzDlEmeQBxMhItMMReLjtwLjCzoQfs50/edit?usp=sharing If online registration from home is an issue, please contact our main office to arrange accommodations. All the best, Mr. Josh Goeringer Principal
UTSC posts Board Meeting recording on corporation website under News.
Most appreciative to Gov Holcomb for maintaining funding for K-12 schools and to Dr. McCormick for her relentless passion for public education.