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Eagle Scout Project
Andrew Zielecki picks Eppler for Eagle Scout Project
Special Olympics Champion
Special Olympics Champion
UCS, community leaders partner to create new opportunities for students
Virtual library card provides all students access to digital resources
UCS Update - March 16
News from around UCS
UHS student lends a helping hand
Student spends her weekends helping the homeless
Informational meetings provide overview of school safety training and procedures
Meeting provide overview of ALICE training


Please see this important message regarding March 14. 


Jerry Pantano, Principal

Our Vision:

Eppler Junior High School will empower students to achieve their full potential and become productive contributors in a diverse society.

Our Mission:

Parents, students, teachers, and administrators will work with the community to foster a safe and respectful learning environment that will promote independent critical thinking and problem solving.


NJHS is continuing to sponsor a recycling fundraiser in partnership with PlanetGreen. They have made a few changes and they are no longer accepting large toner cartridges. Please do not send in the toner cartridges. They do accept:
 Inkjet cartridges
 Cell phones
 MP3
 IPods
 Cameras
 E-readers
 Calculators
 Tablets
 Video games, consoles, accessories
It helps Eppler earn money and it helps the landfills! NJHS students can earn hours for donating items, but anyone can bring these items to room 19. Thank you for your support! Please check out for more information.

Utica Community Schools is Michigan's second largest school district.  

Student achievement in the district outpaces all county, state and national averages. The district's graduation rate is 12 points higher than the state average and students are staff are regularly honored for excellence.

For more information on Utica Community Schools, please visit this link