Weekly Reminder

 

Falcon Weekly Reminder

May 21 - May 25

UAF Mission

The mission of the Universal Academy of Florida is to teach our students the principles and practices of Islam and prepare them for academic success and good citizenship.

Ramadan

Abu Hurayrah said: The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) would give glad tidings to his companions on the arrival of Ramadan by saying: 

 “There has come to you Ramadan, a blessed month which Allah has obligated on you to fast. In it the gates of heaven are opened and the gates of Hell are closed, and the devils are chained up. In it there is a night that is better than a thousand months. Whoever is deprived of its goodness is indeed deprived.” Narrated by Ahmad, 9213 al-Nasa’i, 2106.

 Ibn Rajab said, "Some scholars mentioned that this hadith is the basis of how people should greet one another with the arrival of the month of Ramadan.”

 How can a believer be greeted and not find happiness with knowing the doors of paradise are open?

 How can a sinner not find happiness in knowing the doors of hellfire are closed?

 How can an intelligent person not find happiness in the fact that the devils are chained?

 How can this time be even equal to another time?"

 

      General Reminders

UAF Staff and Administration wish you a great summer! May each new day bring you happy memories to cherish when you get back Insha'Allah!

Have a wonderful time and a blessed Ramadan!

  • Ramadan Schedule: Please follow the schedule below.  
  • Monday, May 21              9:00 am - 2:35 pm
  • Tuesday, May 22             9:00 am - 1:00 pm (Half day)
  • Wednesday, May 23        9:00 am - 1:00 pm (Half day)
  • Thursday, May 24            9:00 am - 1:00 pm (Half day)
  • Friday, May 25                 9:00 am - 1:00 pm (Last Day of school)
  • Library Books: All library books checked out are due back before the last day of school. Charges will incur for unreturned books. 
  •  Immunization: 
  • All students entering Kindergarten must submit the Florida Certification of Immunization, form DH680, showing that the student has 2 MMR’s and 2 Varicella shots.
  • All students entering 7th grade must submit the Florida Certification of Immunization, form DH680, showing that the student has the Tdap shot.
  • All Pre-K students must have an updated Florida Certification of Immunization, form DH680, and a new School Entry Health Exam.
  • E-Rate Program: The E-rate program is a federal program which provides schools and libraries across the country with substantial discounts on their technology services. We need your help to qualify for the largest discount allowable by providing us with some very general information. Please take a minute to fill out the survey. Here is the link: UAF E-Rate Survey (https://goo.gl/forms/U72uW6j7ofD8sl8z1)
  • Step Up For Student Application: Applications for the 2018-2019 SUFS scholarship are now available for renewing families. Use this link to start your application: SUFS Application (https://www.stepupforstudents.org/logins/income-based-scholarship-login/)   2018-2019 SUFS Award Letters: Submit SUFS award letters to: SUFS@uaftampa.org

  • Parent Survey: Please click on the following link to access the survey: Parent survey

 

This Week  (All dates are subject to change.)

Monday, May 21:

  • Have a great week Insha’Allah
  • Student arrival at 9 a.m. and dismissal at 2:35 p.m. 

Tuesday, May 22:

  • Half day for students: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

 Wednesday, May 23:

  • Secondary Exams: Language Arts and Arabic/ Electives
  • Half day for students: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.                

Thursday, May 24:

  • Secondary Exams: Science and Islamic Studies
  • Half day for students: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Risse Brothers Uniform Sale in the assembly room from 9:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m

Friday, May 25:

  • Secondary Exams: Math and Social Studies/ Senior Electives 
  • Last day of school: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Saturday, May 26: Graduation Tickets Available in the front office. (Graduates do not require tickets.)

  • Graduation (KG, 5th, 8th, 12th grade) at the Embassy Suites on Fowler
  • Kindergarten begins at 11:45 p.m.  (Graduates should arrive at 11:15 a.m.)
  • 5th and 8th grade will begin at 12:45 p.m. (Graduates should arrive at 12:15 p.m.)
  • Senior Graduation begins at 2:45 p.m. (Graduates should arrive at 2:15 p.m.) 
Upcoming Events (All dates are subject to change)

August 11: Orientation Day

August 13: First Day of School 

Community Events

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