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Message from the Principal:

Greetings Malow Families and Community!

The return to school has been a great and exciting time filled with new opportunities and beginnings. Our Malow Mustangs have settled into their new classes and routines and their enthusiasm is fantastic! As the fall season approaches, we are looking forward to some special and time-honored traditions. You can find all the details in our newsletter – The Malow Mustang Messenger, but I wanted to highlight some key events and information here.


7th Grade Party – Friday, Sept. 23 – 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. in the cafeteria. Tickets are $5 and can be bought during lunches.

Eisenhower Homecoming Week – Sept. 26 – 30, 2022

Spirit Days – We will be mirroring IKE’s Spirit Week – The Homecoming theme is “Decades”

Monday 9-26-22: Class Colors –
7th grade = BLUE
8th grade = BLACK
9th grade = WHITE

Tuesday 9-27-22: “You Jivin Yet” – 70’s

Wednesday 9-28-22: “I Want My MTV” – 80’s

Thursday 9-29-22: “Booyah” – 90’s

Friday 9-30-22: Black Out

Homecoming Parade – Friday, Sept. 30 at 4:00 p.m. on 25 Mile from Shelby Road to Eisenhower.

Football Game - Eisenhower vs. Anchor Bay – Friday, Sept. 30 - 7:00 p.m. at Swinehart Field

Sounding Board Bake Sale – Thursday, Sept. 29th during all lunches. All items 50 cents each.

Sounding Board Meeting – Oct. 13 – 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. at Malow

Picture Re-take Day – Oct. 20th


Looking forward to seeing you at these great events!

Your partner in education,

Kim Hodsdon

Kim Hodsdon


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Our Mission

The Malow Junior High School community is committed to providing a positive environment, which encourages and inspires students to develop life-long learning skills that will allow them to live and work effectively and appreciate diversity as they strive for excellence in an ever-changing global society.

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UCS Vision

Utica Community Schools, in partnership with our community, will empower students to positively transform their future and the world.

UCS Mission

Utica Community Schools ignites a passion for learning in all students. We strengthen our community by welcoming all learners, honoring culture, and inspiring remarkable growth and achievement. We accomplish this by:

• Ensuring students are at the heart of all decisions

• Collaborating with all stakeholders

• Providing a safe and supportive environment

• Encouraging mindsets that are open to innovation

• Reimagining what school can be

• Promoting high expectations throughout Utica Community Schools

• Committing to multiple pathways toward excellence and achievement for all