Weekly Reminder

 

Falcon Weekly Reminder

January 21 - January 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.

Hadith Of The Week   

 Abu Hurairah رضي الله عنه has narrated that Rasūlullah صلى الله عليه و سلم said: “The most complete of the believers in faith, is the one with the best character. And the best of you are those who are best to their wives.”(At-Tirmidhi Allah says  “…And live with them (your wives) in kindness…” (Quran 4:19) The Quran speaks about the relationship of man and woman as husband and wife in many a verse … but one of the most comprehensive verses is: “They (your wives) are a garment for you and you are a garment for them   [2:187]   

 

UAF will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019 in observance

of Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Day. 

General Reminders

 

  • Class Picture Day: All students will be taking class (group) pictures on Wednesday, January 23, 2019. Students MUST be dressed in the school uniforms. P.E. uniforms are not permitted for the class picture, so please make sure that your child is wearing the regular school uniform.
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences: Please email your child's teacher if you would like to schedule a conference. 
  • Parent Survey: Please take a few moments to complete the UAF parent survey. Your feedback means a lot to us! Please complete the survey specific to your child's department. If you have children in multiple departments, please complete each department separately:

                   Elementary: UAF Parent Survey- ELEMENTARY

                   Middle SchoolUAF Parent Survey- MIDDLE SCHOOL

                   High School: UAF Parent Survey- HIGH SCHOOL

  •  SUFS Family Reminder: Renewal families can now apply through Step Up For Students for a Florida Tax Credit (income-based) Scholarship for the 2019-20 school year. This year renewal families will have processing priority until Jan. 31, 2019. Renewal families who apply on or after Feb. 1, 2019, will lose their priority status over new applications.  For further information visit: stepupforstudents.org. Once you receive your Step Up Award Letter, please make sure to personally bring it to the Business Office. Please do not email the letter to us.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • UAF Facebook: Visit our UAF Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/universalacademyofflorida) page and stay updated about fun information and pictures of our events!

A UAF family living in Riverview is looking for a family to carpool from Riverview. Willing to pay.

Please email uaf@uaftampa.org if interested!

Cafeteria Menu: January

Athletic CalendarJanuary

This week at UAF: 

Monday, Jan. 21:

  • MLK Day (No School for Students and Staff)

Tuesday, Jan. 22:

  • UAF Reads during Homeroom
  • First Grade Field Trip to Lowry Park Zoo

Wednesday, Jan. 23:

  • Elementary Morning Assembly
  • Class Picture Day (All students must wear regular uniforms (No P.E. uniforms)

Thursday, Jan. 24:

  • UAF Reads during Homeroom
  • 4th Grade Field Trip to Aquarium

 Friday, Jan. 25:

  • Secondary Morning Assembly

Upcoming Events:

February 5: Cici's Pizza PTO Family Night

February 6: Q3 Interim ( Half Day for students)

Counselor's Corner

For All High School Students

  • Volunteer Opportunity for all High School: Masjid Daarus Salam & TMC is looking for volunteers for  "The Prophetic Home" event on 2/1 from 12 PM - 10 PM. Students can come for the entire time or shifts. If you are interested e-mail TampaSacredKnowledge@gmail.com with your name and the timings that you are available. (Until 2/1)

For 9th Grade Students & Parents

For 10th & 11th Grade Students & Parents

  • Please, complete the Aiming High Post-Survey by Friday, January 18th. Survey can be accessed at: tinyurl.com/AimingHighPost (Just this week)

For Seniors & Parents

  • If you have not already make sure to complete the FAFSA and Bright Futures Application.  Remember, you have until the end of the school year to bring up your SAT and ACT scores for the Bright Futures Scholarship. (Until the end of January)
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