Points of Pride
  • Utica High School has been recognized by  Newsweek Magazine as one of America’s Best High Schools and one of the state's most academically challenging by the Washington Post
  • GraduationThe Class of 2018 earned many outstanding awards and accomplishments including more than $7 million in scholarships to colleges across the country.
  • Senior Alexina Saji was named a Macomb County Outstanding CTE Student.
  • 20 Utica High works of student art were accepted into the 2018 Scholastic Art Competition. 13 entries earned Gold or Silver Key awards for their work.
  • The Boys and Girls Basketball programs raised over $2,000 during their annual Chieftains vs. Cancer games to help with cancer research.
  • Under the leadership fo Alex Roy and Bendon Haithcock, the UHS Quiz Bowl Team placed 5th out of 20 teams in Macomb County, and qualified for the State Tournament.
  • Students participated in Constitution Day at Macomb County Court House, in which they held mock trials of constitutional rights and listened to a constitutional law expert.
  • In the fall, the Utica High School Theatre Department presented Sleeping Beauty.
  • The Advanced Theatre Classes showcased their talents presenting A Night of Dramedy, performing 12 ten-minute plays.
  • 30 Thesbian Society members attended the Michigan Thesbian Festival to compete for scholarships and awards.
  • In the spring, the Utica High School Theatre Department presented Disney's Camp Rock.
  • The National Art Society painted a mural for the Shelby Township fire station in honor of one of their fallen firemen.
  • The Senior-Sophomore Program donated over $1,000 to the Macomb County Giving Tree.
  • MS Office students earned a total of 250 Microsoft Office Specialists.
  • Utica High School earned its Advanc-Ed accreditation service, after a five-year process.
  • Seven students qualified to attend the International DECA Conference.

 

       
  • The Utica Boys and Girls Basketball programs, along with the Utica Dance and Cheer Teams, raised $1500 for Special Olympics during our annual Friday Night Madness event.
  • The Utica High National Honor Society donated more than $4,500 to a number of local charities and school groups. They also completed more than 7,000 hours of community service and tutoring. As part of their Martin Luther King Day of Service, more than 90 students worked on projects for several charities. They also sponsored a book drive, donating a book to every 2nd grader at Flickinger Elementary.
  • HOSA students, in conjunction with the medical program, raised over $1,200 in one week that was donated to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
  • The Utica High Dance Team competed against over 80 teams across the nation at nationals, and placed 10th overall with their competitive pom routine.
  • Varsity Girls Basketball was an All-State Academic Team for the third year in a row.
  • The Boys Tennis Team place first in their league, and won their league championship. They were also named Macomb County Team of the Year.
  • The Girls Tennis Team won their league and division championships, and were honored with an All-State Academic Team Award for their 3.7 GPA.
  • The Utica Varsity Cheer Team earned the MAC White Sportsmanship Award for the 2nd year in a row, as well as All-State Academic Honorable Mention with an overall GPA of 3.6.
  • The Boys Basketball Team ranked 3rd in the state for a GPA of 3.69.
  • The Utica High Science Olympiad Team placed 9th overall, and medaled in twelve events.
  • The French program graduated nine seniors with the Seal of Global Language for demonstrating proficiency in French.
  • The Arrow newspaper was inducted into Michigan's Hall of Fame for earning consecutive top awards over the last ten years.
  • The Hispanic Honor Society raised almost $7000 for the American Cancer Society in Relay for Life. They also raised more than $3,500 for Toys for Tots.
  • The Key Club participated in the annual Earth Day cleanup by adopting 21 Mile Road.
  • The Key Club and the National Honor Society sponsored the Annual Blood Drive, collecting 98 units of blood, saving 75 lives.