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2022-2023 Calendar

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What are the school start/end times?

Prekindergarten – 12th Grades, 8:00 a.m. 3:30 p.m.


What are the lunch hours by grade?

Irving Campus
Grade Levels Times
Prekindergarten 10:30 – 11:00
Kindergarten 10:30 – 11:00
1st and 2nd 11:00 – 11:30
3rd and 4th 11:30 – 12:00
5th and 6th 12:00 – 12:30
7th and 8th 12:30 – 1:00
**Lunch Times May Change to Align with the Master Schedule.

 

Coppell Campus
Grade Levels Times
Prekindergarten 10:30 – 11:00
Kindergarten 10:30 – 11:00
1st and 2nd 11:00 – 11:30
3rd and 4th 11:40 – 12:10
5th and 6th 12:25 – 12:55
6th, 7th , 8th 12:15 – 12:45
High School 12:50 – 1:20
**Lunch Times May Change to Align with the Master Schedule.

Who is my child’s teacher?

Parents will meet their child’s teacher on Meet The Teacher Night.

Meet the teacher dates by grade level

Dates Grade Levels Campus Times
August 9 PK, K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd Irving 5:30 – 6:30
August 9 PK, 2nd, 5th   Coppell 5:30 – 6:30
August 10 4th , 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th Irving 5:30 – 6:30
August 10 K, 3rd, 9th , 10th, 11th, 12th Coppell 5:30 – 6:30
August 11 1st, 4th, 6th , 7th, 8th Coppell 5:30 – 6:30

School Supplies

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When will the campuses pass out school supplies that are ordered? 

All school supplies were sent to the parents’s home address. Only bulk items such as sanitizer wipes and copy paper will be distributed to the students’ classrooms. Parents will receive a date to drop off their child’s school supplies at the school or bring them on Meet the Teacher Night. All school supplies are required to have the student’s First/Last Name and Grade Level on each item.


Where can I purchase uniforms?

Flynn OHara and French Toast


The following is a requirement for all students below grade level four.

Three White index cards with Childs name printed. These cards are displayed as follows: (1) Affixed to outer garment, (2) attached to bookbag, (3) Inside lunch box/bag. You will also receive a lanyard for each student that requires parents to clearly print emergency information, the lanyard should be always visible. ALL STUDENTS, ALL GRADE LEVELS ARE REQUIRED TO CARRY ONLY CLEAR OR MESH BOOKBAGS. NO EXCEPTIONS.


Clear and Mesh Backpacks/Book Bags

Universal Academy is requiring all students in grades Pre-K through 12 to carry clear or mesh bookbags in school buildings when class starts on Aug. 15.


Safety and Security

No doors will be unlocked during the school day and at times of dismissal. Entry to all building is through the front door, to access ring bell; Early pickup must be done prior to 2pm during the first two weeks of school. After the first two weeks


How do I request my child’s records?

Click Here to request your child’s records.


Will students have their photos taken this year for the yearbook?

All students are required to wear their school picture ID. Yearbook pictures will be scheduled after the first nine weeks of school. Campuses will communicate specific details.


Can Visitors Come to Campus?

Visitors are allowed on campus. Yes by appointment only.


Are volunteers allowed on campus?

Yes, volunteers are permitted on campus as needed at the principal’s discretion for school projects, meetings, and events. Volunteers stay in designated areas and follow all campus protocols to include the Hall Pass wellness questionnaire upon arrival.


What if my child left something at school, what is the policy?

Parents may notify the school front office personnel of missing or lost objects. We will attempt to locate these items for you.  Due to school security the Lost and Found is not accessible to parents.


Are technology devices provided for students?

Universal Academy will provide necessary technology with a $50 refundable deposit (e.g. Chromebook, laptop), to any student who does not otherwise have access to the required equipment.


Are students able to go outside for recess?

Yes, students can go outside for recess. Frequently touched areas or items are disinfected regularly (i.e. sporting equipment, jungle gyms, gaming items). Hand washing and/or hand sanitizing rituals and routines remain in place. All students must wash their hands prior to returning to the classroom and especially before eating.


Can I pick up my child if my child rides the bus?

Yes on occasions such as doctor’s appointments and family emergencies. However, we ask that you do not pick your child before 10:00 a.m. In addition, priority bus rides will be those student who will need to ride the bus every morning and afternoon.


I ordered the uniforms late. Contingencies for parents who did not receive uniforms.

If your child has not received his uniform. He will have approximately one to two weeks to adhere to the district’s uniform policy. In the meantime, he/she may wear solid colored shirt and pants aligned to his/her grade level.


Lunch

Lunch

Irving Campus

Lunches for Irving are provided through the National School Lunch Program. Read more here >

Coppell Campus

Lunches will be provided by Jason’s Deli (Monday – Thursday) and Marco’s Pizza (Fridays only). Parents will have the ability to order lunches digitally through two websites.

** Parents can customize orders for Jason’s Deli at the following order links by grade levelhttps://gameday.jasonsdeli.com/

** Parents can order Marco’s Pizza (FRIDAYS ONLY) at the following order link: www.myschoolaccount.com

QUICK TIPS:

  • Please plan to order meals at least a week in advance!!
  • Please do not order Jason’s Deli outside of your student’s grade level as the delivery may not arrive by the designated lunch time.
  • Parents can order lunches in advance for all available calendar dates, it is not limited to only the following week of purchase.

Transportation

Universal Academy’s Transportation Policy is based on the philosophy that the bus ride is an extension of the school day. To ensure the safety of each passenger, it is the responsibility of all students to be aware of and comply with all established bus safety procedures.

  1. 2022-2023 Route Sheet – View Now
  2. For more Transportation information – Click Here
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