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7th & 8th Girls' basketball games Nov 16 & 17 have been cancelled!

We understand that air quality is a HUGE issue to all right now. To that end, we will not be allowing students to be outside for any reason except to walk to another class. Breaks, P.E., and lunch are inside for everyone. Thank you for your understanding. You can access Air Quality and download their app.

PARENTS! 2018-19 8th Grade Parent Presentation!

Tuesday, Nov 13 kicked off our canned food drive. We will run this drive for three weeks (Nov 30) and the top three classes will earn prizes. We know we are very blessed here at Ustach and we want to give back to our community!

7th grade boys basketball tryouts - Nov 26, 5-6:30pm & Sat, Dec 1 9-11am (Saturday time subject to change)

8th grade boys basketball tryouts - Nov 28 & Dec 3 @ 5-7pm in the gym.

December 11 - 6:00 to 7:00pm - The Modesto Police Department will be holding a Cyberbullying and Cell Phone Awareness Night for all Sylvan District middle school parents. Takes place in the Ustach gym.

6th grade boys basketball tryouts - Jan 16-17 @ 3:30-5pm

6th grade Outdoor Education is coming!!


April 13 - LOVE USTACH. In connection with Love Modesto, Ustach staff, students, and parents will be giving our campus some much needed attention! We will be sweeping, cutting, painting, digging, raking, cleaning, wiping, planting, and other "ings" to help make our campus BEAUTIFUL!!! We would LOVE to see you here! Put it on your calendar to join us. 9am-??

IF YOUR CHILD IS ABSENT, YOU MUST CALL THE OFFICE WITH AN EXPLANATION! If not, your child is TRUANT and will get unsatisfactory citizenship grades for all classes.

BUY YOUR YEARBOOK! Before the price goes up! Parents, you can put a special message in the yearbook, too!


If there is something you are looking for and can't find on our website, please let us know so we can make it right.

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Science Olympiad meets every Thursday w/Mr. Zambo

Sports Schedules have their own page.

Check our MUSIC Page for all Music dates.

Nov 5 - Trimester 2 BEGAN

Nov 13-30 - Canned Food Drive - benefits local food banks for the holidays!

November 15 - SSC at 3:30 in the library.

Nov 16 - 6th grade Outdoor Education Paperwork due, Health and Registration forms

Nov 21 - 6th grade Outdoor Education Payment in FULL due, $118/student

Nov 21 - Minimum Day

Nov 22-23 - Thanksgiving Holiday - No School, Office closed

Nov 26 - 7th grade boys basketball tryouts, 5-6:30pm in gym

Nov 28 - 8th grade boys basketball tryouts, 5-7pm in gym

Nov 29 - PTSA meeting 7:30am Rm 42

Nov 30 - Renaissance Rally

Dec 1 - 7th grade boys basketball tryouts, 9-11am in gym (time subject to change, see Coach Salazar)

Dec 3 - 8th grade boys basketball tryouts, 5-7pm in gym

Dec 4-6 - 8th grade girls MVAL basketball tournament @ Ustach

Dec 7 - WEB Social 3-5pm - Gym

Dec 11 - Cyberbullying/Cell Phone Awareness Night for Parents 6-7pm in the gym

Dec 11-14 6th grade Outdoor Education @ Foothill Horizons (links)

Dec 13 - Winter Christmas Concert 7pm - Gym

Dec 17-20 6th grade Outdoor Education @ Foothill Horizons (links)

Dec 21 - Minimum Day - 1:40 PM

Dec 22 to Jan 13 - Winter Break - No School

Jan 14 - School Begins

Jan 14 - Parent/Wrestler meeting @ 6:30 pm in cafeteria. Paperwork night.

Jan 15 - Wrestling practice starts

Jan 15-16 - 6th grade boys basketball tryouts - 3:30-5pm

Jan 21 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No School

Jan 24 - Movie Night 5pm - Gym

Jan 29-31 - 6th grade Parent-Teacher Conferences, early release at 1:40pm for 6th graders only, Wednesday is everyone @ 1:40pm

Jan 31 - PTSA meeting 7:30am Rm 42

Feb 5 - Winter Concert 3-8pm, Gym

Feb 8 - Winter Dance 7th/8th grade 6-8pm - Gym

Feb 11 - Lincoln's Birthday - No School

Feb 18 - President's Day - No School

Feb 28 - PTSA meeting 7:30am Rm 42

Mar 1 - Trimester 2 ENDS, Grades mailed home end of next week.

Mar 2 - Wrestling Tournament @ Ustach - all day

Mar 4 - Trimester 3 BEGINS

Mar 7 - Choir Concert 7pm - Gym

Mar 25-29 - Spring Break Week - No School

April 5 - Renaissance Rally - Gym

April 13 - LOVE USTACH - 9AM-?

April 17 - Movie Night 5pm - Gym

April 19 - Good Friday - No School

April 25 - Open House - Minimum Day 1:40PM

April 25 - PTSA meeting 7:30am Rm 42

May 10 - 8th grade trip

May 17 - 8th grade Dance

May 24 - Last Day of School, Minimum Day - 1:40PM

May 24 - Promotion Ceremony- TBD

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