Weekly Reminder


Falcon Weekly Reminder

November 18 - November 22

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.

Hadith Of The Week   


عَنْ سَهْلِ بْنِ سَعْدٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ إِنَّ اللَّهَ كَرِيمٌ يُحِبُّ الْكَرَمَ وَمَعَالِيَ الأَخْلاقِ وَيُبْغِضُ سَفْسَافَهَا

وفي رواية أخرى قال وَجَوَادٌ يُحِبُّ الْجُودَ


Sahl ibn Sa’d reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah is generous and he loves generosity and exalted character, and he detests pettiness.”

In another narration, the Prophet said, “Allah is magnanimous and love magnanimity.”

Source: al-Sunan al-Kubrá 19134


Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani


Annual Banquet

 Please join us on Saturday, December 7, 2019, for UAF's Annual Banquet. Ustadah Sr. Yasmin Mogahed will be joining us our Keynote speaker and Shaikh Alaa El Saadawi will be our guest speaker Insha'Allah! Famous Nasheed Artist Ilyas Mao will also be performing in the Banquet. Youth programs and babysitting will be available. We have a great program and there is a chance to win some amazing door prizes! We are very excited and looking forward to seeing you all there!!  

Purchase your tickets today before the prices go up at www.uaftampa.org/banquet

Meet and Greet with Sr. Yasmin Mogahed @ 3:15pm

(Ticket purchase and registration is required for the Meet and Greet)



General Reminders


  • Parents Town Hall Meeting: All parents are invited to attend the Town Hall meeting with UAF Board on Friday, November 22nd at UAF Basketball Court. 
  • Employment Opportunities: New employment opportunities are open at UAF! Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: employment@uaftampa.org. Now hiring qualified candidates in the following fields:
    • Secondary Science Teacher
    • Arabic and Islamic Studies Director
    • Academic Dean
  • Middle School Spelling Bee: List of words went home on Monday. Kindly encourage your students to practice.
  • Lost and Found: Lost and found items are piling up in the Main Office. Please encourage your child(ren) to retrieve their lost items (jackets, uniforms, books, lunch boxes, water bottles, etc) from the Main Office. Lost items will remain in the office for 3 weeks and after that they will be donated.
  • Attendance Line: Parents are required to report their child's absence, please call the UAF Attendance line (Extension 6) or email absent@uaftampa.org . Please be sure to notify the school by 12 p.m. on the day of the absence to excuse the absence; otherwise students will be marked unexcused and will not be allowed to make-up missed assignments.
  • Outerwear Uniform Policy: As the weather becomes cooler please be reminded of our school uniform policy as stated in the Uniform Guidelines. Only solid navy or black open front outerwear is permitted or you can purchase official UAF outerwear from Risse Brothers (813-282-8338). If you have any questions please contact the Main Office.
  • Tardy Policy: Students should only be absent or tardy from school in case of illness, unusual family difficulties, or emergencies.  Students that are tardy to school in excess of 10 times per quarter will not be eligible to receive any honor roll awards.
  • UAF Facebook: Visit our UAF Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/universalacademyofflorida) page and stay updated about fun information and pictures of our events!

Cafeteria Menu: November

Athletic Calendar: November

This Week at UAF:

Monday, November 18

  • Have a great week!

Tuesday, November 19

  •  5th Grade Field Trip to Wonderworks

 Wednesday, November 20

  • Elementary Assembly at UAF Courtyard during Homeroom
  • Senior Class Pictures!
  • Pre-K Field Trip to Glazer Museum

Thursday, November 21

  • Title 1 Open House
    • Where: UAF Library
    • When: 3:00-3:30
  • Student Council Walk-a-thon
    • K-2nd - 5th period
    • 3rd-5th - 6th period
    • 6th-8th - 7th period
    • High School not participating this year.

Friday, November 22

  •  Secondary Morning Assembly
  • Town Hall Meeting for Parents with the Board @ 3:30pm on UAF Basketball Court





Upcoming Events

(All dates are subject to change)

November 27: Half Day for Students (12:20 pm Student Dismissal)

November 28-29: Fall Break (NO School)

December 7: Annual Banquet

 Uniform Sale at Risse Brothers


Community Events


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