From the Principal


Davis Families:

The Honors Day Celebration (3.0 grade point average and higher for three academic quarters) is Thursday morning, May 26th with 7th - 2nd hour, 8th - 3rd hour, and 9th - 6th hour. -  Students who met the criteria, brought home a letter for parents with information on the ceremony. 

For parents who have a UCS Student Health Plan on file for this year,  information can be found in the newsletter with important updates as well as links to get the forms that you will need for the next school year.  

As we move toward the end of the school year, please pay careful attention to the next few school newsletters as they will contain details on the end of year Davis and UCS items that affect you and your student(s).  We want to provide as much information as possible to make as smooth of a transition into the end of the year and final exams as we can! 

Click HERE for this week's Raider Review.

Mr. Shepard

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
June 8th Exams 1st & 2nd hours
*1st Hour 8:00 – 9:28, 2nd Hour 9:34 – 11:02
June 9th Exams 3rd & 4th hours
*3rd Hour 8:00 – 9:28, 4th Hour 9:34 – 11:02
June 10th Exams 5th & 6th hours  (Final Day of school)
*5th Hour 8:00 – 9:286th Hour  9:34 – 11:02   

Raider Day Information – Save the Date!
Wednesday, August 24, 2022 - More Details to Come


For Future Davis Junior High Raiders!
 
The PowerPoint link below has school information as well as startup dates for parents and students for the 2022 – 2023 school year. 
 Incoming 7th Grade Information Link
Additional information about “Raider Day” registration will come in a summer parent email in August and the registration day will be a time for parents and students to come to Davis, tour the building, find classes, get school pictures, and complete other important “start-up” tasks.  We ask that you review the contents of the PowerPoint with your child so that they have a basic understanding of the school expectations as they transition from elementary to junior high school.  We look forward to seeing you at Raider Day! 


For our current Davis Jr. High Families...

SCHOOL NEWSLETTER

The newsletter is archived week to week each month.  The most current information is at the top of the newsletter and the reason everything is left in for the month is so that you can go back in and find the information that may have been in an earlier edition.  This way too, you can review one document and not have to sift through previous weeks.   
Click HERE 
for this week's Raider Review.

Freshmen Farewell Thursday, June 2nd
Information for the 9th grade “Freshmen Farewell” has been shared with all 9th grade students. 
Event will be held at Shelby Gardens on Van Dyke in Shelby Township 6 to 9pm.  Dinner served at 6:30pm
$30 per ticket (cash or check or money order payable to Davis Jr High)
Tickets only sold in the morning before school starts beg. May 9th.
Any 9th grade student is eligible to attend if they meet the following criteria:
-regular daily attendance
-no excessive amounts being tardy or absent
-acceptable citizenship in all classes (Outstanding or Satisfactory)
-and acceptable passing grades in all classes.
If you have questions, please reach out to Mrs. Gierman, our assistant principal.

Davis Junior High Student ID Policy
(All Students Must Have ID’s Visible) Davis Junior High School continues to work to ensure the safety and security for all staff and students. This is a top priority each and every day. All students at Davis will now be required to wear and have visible their school ID badges at all times.  Students need to wear their IDs to purchase lunch or snacks.

Wearing of ID badges is required as part of many workplace environments, as well as post high school education, college and university campuses. Furthermore, the wearing of student IDs provides easy identification of students for teachers, substitutes, district staff personnel, and law enforcement if ever needed.  Students need to have their ID's visible when in the halls and during lunch as well as any office areas throughout the school.  To avoid leaving one at home or losing their ID's, students should get into the habit of leaving them in their lockers at the end of each day.

Laptop Use Reminder... 

Students are NOT be using their school issued laptop for personal use. 
It is for student /school use only.  Students are not allowed to download games, extensions, add vpns, etc., and are not to use their student email to create any accounts unless they have an authorization from a teacher.  This also helps to keep their email inbox free of clutter and spam as well as inadvertently downloading a virus.

The TEAMS chat and call features is available ONLY to reach out to teachers and staff and to be utilized during class meetings.  This is the same for all platforms/apps that act as a communication tool. Students can set up group chats but is limited to homework and school related content. This applies to Schoology messages as well as email.

Please feel free to check your student's laptops to be sure they are using the laptops accordingly.  Please contact the school is you have any questions regarding your student's laptop.


The Davis Junior High Mission is dedicated to creating a successful partnership of staff, parents and community to prepare our students to be positively-contributing members of society, and productive and responsible citizens.  We promote understanding and respect for all people and strive to inspire our students to become knowledgeable, caring, self-directed and productive learners who readily meet the challenges of a diverse world and global economy.

Students must have their ID card on them at all times during the school day.   All students will receive an ID at the beginning of each school year. 
Please click on the Raider Review tab for all information, consequences, and more  with regards to the school ID requirement.
Replacement ID's are $5 and can be purchased in the main office at Davis.

UCS Vision

All children have the right to a rigorous, high-quality education which meets their individual needs. UCS will respect, encourage and empower each and every student to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes to be successful, contributing members of a diverse community and global society.

UCS Mission

We are committed to exemplary teaching and learning in order for our students to be prepared for success in the 21st Century.
We will achieve this commitment by engaging the entire community to focus on each child's achievement, with the expectation that every student will pursue some type of post-high school educational endeavor.

Core Values

  • Every child can learn and achieve.
  • Parents and guardians are partners in the learning process.
  • Being “smart” can be achieved through persistence, hard work and effective effort.
  • Excellence is expected and celebrated.
  • Data is used to guide our decision-making.
  • All employees will exemplify ethical behavior; exhibit a strong work ethic; and continue to develop their leadership, performance and service skills.
  • Technology supports and enhances instruction, business operations, research and communications.
  • The Board of Education, district educators/staff, parents, community members and business leaders must collaborate and work as a team to enhance educational opportunities for student success.