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  • 2018 Multicultural Celebration on February 1

    Rockwall ISD will host its annual Multicultural Celebration on February 1, 2018 to celebrate the diversity of cultures that Rockall ISD students come from.

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  • Semester Exams

    Semester Exams will be given the week of Dec. 18. We will also have early release on test days.

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  • Utley students meet author, JoanBauer

    Mrs. Clayton's 1st period 7th grade ELA students had the privilege of meeting famous author, Joan Bauer Tuesday morning at the Rockwall County Library.

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  • Poetry Coffeehouse

    Utley Middle School students participated in a Poetry Coffeehouse. 7th grade SAGE students and 8th grade Pre-AP students came together in Mrs. Cypert's class to create a fun and reflective way to remember what poetry is really all about: creativity and expression.

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  • UMS Band Students win Honors

    Seventeen Utley Middle School band students were recently awarded spots into the 2017 Rockwall ISD All-District Honor Band. Students from all three middle schools competed on November 1, 2017 for only a handful of spots in the elite ensemble.

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  • UMS Honors our Veterans

    Utley honored our veterans on Friday, November 10, 2017 with a breakfast. Over 150 students along with their veteran guest attended a breakfast in the Utley cafeteria Friday morning.

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  • UMS Students Celebrate Red Ribbon Week

    UMS Students celebrate Red Ribbon week by dressing up as tacky tourists.

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  • Promoting Kindness

    Utley Middle School Counselors and approximately fifteen teachers collaborated in an effort to promote kindness by decorating the student restrooms recently.

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  • Utley Adopts School

    As many of you know, Hurricane Harvey completely destroyed many schools in the Houston area. Utley MS is helping one of those schools in Dayon, Texas that received over 57in of rain!

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  • Poetry Slam

    7th Grade ELA students showed up ready for a show down with words Friday morning!

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  • PALS host breakfast for NEW STUDENTS

    Utley PALS hosted a "New Student Breakfast" for any student that is new to Rockwall ISD. We had over 70 new students enroll at Utley this year and it was such a great time!

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  • Champions of Change

    Utley Middle School students recently participated in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Student Series campaign (formerly called Pennies for Patients). Students donated change from March 20 through April 7 through their PACK time classes. Our initial goal was $2017 in order to become a nationally recognized Lifesaver School.

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  • UMS Students Achieve Superior Rating at JVASE

    On Saturday April 22nd, ten artists from Utley Middle School attended Jr. VASE (Visual Art Scholastic Event). Eight of the artists received a rating of 4, which is the "Superior" rating.

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  • UMS Orchestras "Sweep" UIL

    The Utley Orchestra's competed at UIL over the last two days. The Concert and Symphonic Orchestra's both earned Straight Ones from all six judges.

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  • Herman E. Utley Middle School achieves Level 1 certification in Marzano High Reliability Schools

    Herman E. Utley Middle School is pleased to announce the achievement of Level 1 certification in Marzano High Reliability Schools™. Level 1 certification means Herman E. Utley Middle School has created a “Safe and Collaborative Culture,” which is the foundation for every level that follows.

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  • UMS Student Selected for National STEMM Program

    Sid Santiago is only one of about 30 students nationwide selected to participate in a prestigous STEMM program at the University of Washington (Seattle).

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  • UMS Student's Artwork Advances to State!

    For the first time ever, an Utley Middle school student has been selected to represent Rockwall in the state PTA Reflections contest.

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  • Hello from PTA!

    The purpose of the Utley Middle School PTA is to support the students, parents, faculty, and staff. This year we are proud to provide supplemental services such as Educational Programs for parents and students, the Spring Social, Utley Spirit Shirts, Utley Window Decals, Utley USB Sticks, Friday Snack Shack, Teacher Appreciation activities, and much more.

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