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    Family Contact and Emergency Information Form



    • No catered lunch August 1-6; pack a lunch for your child.
    • August menu opens July 15 and closes August 1 at 9:00pm (all other months the menu closes on the 22nd)
    • New families can order without their PowerSchool ID number. K-4 will need the name of the HR teacher. 5-12 only needs the grade level.
    • Catered Lunch System registration


    • MyPaymentsPlus (MPP) is our online payment system for After School and Activity Dues as well as other items when needed.
    • New Students: To register for MyPaymentsPlus you will need your student's PowerSchool ID number and HR teacher's name. You can pick those up at Open House. If they are ready before Open House, we will let you know. 
    • Returning Students: To pay Activity Dues, you will need your student's HR teacher name. MPP plus will prompt you to update your child's grade level.
    AFTER SCHOOL (optional K-8)
    • Grades K-8 until 6 p.m.
    • Registration deadline for the first week of school is July 22 (new families can register until Sunday, July 31, at 11:59pm without a late charge)
    • After School webpage

    ACTIVITY DUES (mandatory)

    • Payment due August 14 in MyPaymentsPlus (students will not receive their Character Day shirts if grade level dues are not paid)
    • Students need their HR teacher name to complete payment.
    • Activity dues and what is included can be found on the Activity page.



    • K-4 teacher assignments were mailed home July 15. Look for them in the mail the week of July 18. 
    • MS and HS schedules will be available in PowerSchool on July 25 (subject to change and schedules are subject to change)


    Open House: Friday, July 29, 2022

    If you are attending Open House, you will receive printed instructions with your student’s access ID and password to create your PowerSchool Parent Portal, as well as instructions for adding a child(ren) to an existing account. This applies to parents of all third grade students, as well as to all other new families who need to create a parent portal. Important: Please bring identification to help protect student data and privacy.

    Following Open House (July 30 and Beyond)

    If you need to create a parent portal, please go to our main office, show identification, and request a printed set of instructions.

    UA receives funding for students present the first 20 days of school. Please help us receive the maximum funding by sending your child to school the first 20 days.
    • Absence Note (complete any time your child is absent from school)

    • Fall sports will begin soon. Check the Athletic webpages  for more information.
    • Physical forms and the link to the NCHSAA Clearing website are on the Athletic page.
    • CAC fees and seasonal fees for middle and high school athletes are paid in MyPaymentsPlus.

    7:30- 8:00 a.m. is the preferred drop off time for K-8 students.
    • 7:00 a.m.-7:29 a.m. students (all grades) can be dropped off in North Carpool at the doors to the MPR
    • 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. students (K-8) report directly to their HR.
    • Grade Level Carpool (morning and afternoon)
      • Grades K-2 use South Carpool
      • Grades 3-12 use North Carpool (students with siblings in K-2 will use South)
    • LS and MS students arriving after 8 a.m. will need to check-in at the main office
    • HS students can enter through the MPR doors until 8:30 a.m. (see HS page for bell schedule)
    • HS students arriving after 8:30 a.m. will need to check-in in the main office
    • Visit the Carpool webpage under the Student Life tab for more info and to order tags.
    • Car tags are required for afternoon pickup
    • Car tags ordered before July 21 can be picked up in South Gym during Open House
    • Grade Level Carpool (morning and afternoon)
    • Grades K-2 use South Carpool
    • Grades 3-12 use North Carpool (students with siblings in K-2 will use South)

      • Spirit wear items
      • Dress code approved items (see dress code for each school)
      • Items to purchase will be available at Open House
      • Pre-pay for Dress Down Days to make your Fridays easier!

    STUDENT INSURANCE (optional)



  • Freshman Orientation

  • 5th Grade Orientation

  • Open House

  • Senior Kick-Off

  • Senior Portraits and K-11 Yearbook Photos

Student Life

  • Union Academy's mission is to educate the whole child through CHALLENGE, CHARACTER, and COMMUNITY. In order to do this successfully, we offer a wide variety of courses, extracurricular activities, athletic teams, character education, and more!