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Kaleidoscope Winner
01/03/2019
Karthryn Irwin has the right stuff!
Duncan December Book Fair
12/04/2018
Book fair set for this week
Habit Number 3 - Put First Things First
12/29/2017
Habit Number 3 is focus this month

Principal's Message

With the start of the New Year, the Duncan staff remains committed to providing a quality educational experience for all of our AMAZING students! We wish you and your family a happy and healthy 2019!

May the New Year bring us all new hope, new wishes, new dreams and a renewed commitment to our children.

Our Mission

The Community at Richard J. Duncan Elementary School is devoted to academic excellence. Sound instructional strategies will provide our students with a foundation of skills that will prepare them for lifelong achievement in a global society.

We Believe...
* All students can learn and achieve.
* All students can teach and learn from each other.
* All parents are partners in their children’s education.
* We will value individuality and diversity.
* We will maintain high expectations for all children to be responsible and caring students.
* All children need a safe and secure learning environment- both physical and emotional.
* We will help students become lifelong learners so they can adapt to a changing world.

January 9th
Bagel Day
4:00—D.E.C.O. meeting

January 14th
6:00 to 8:00—Rink Night

January 21st -
No School—Martin Luther King day

January 24th & 25th
10:00—Variety Show
12:04 dismissal
Records Day

January 29th
8:00 pm.m. Band-O-Rama

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 and staff are regularly honored for excellence.

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