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2023-24 Back to School Information

Open House: July 28, 2023 (see News from the Nest for all the details)

First Day of School: August 1, 2023 (K students follow schedule sent by the teacher)

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IMPORTANT INFO FOR NEW STUDENTS

  • If you are transferring to UA from a NC Public School, your ID# remains the same. Use that ID# to register in MyPaymentsPlus
  • Kindergarten students will receive their ID# at Open House from their teacher.
  • You can set up a MyPaymentsPlus account to pay for After School, Activity due, Athletics, etc. once you have an ID#.

SUPPLY LISTS/DRESS CODE (2023-24 are available for K-8)

MANDATORY FORMS

Medical

Family Contact and Emergency Information Form

Technology

Activities

  • K-12 2023-2024 UA Field Trip Permission Slip 
    • This permission slip is required for your student to participate in all of UA’s On and Off-Campus Field trips for the 2023/2024 School Year. Valid from July 1, 2023 through June 3, 2024. This includes field trips, on-campus activities, community service trips, and small group outings.
    • Located in MyPaymentsPlus

IMMUNIZATIONS and HEALTH INFO

CATERED LUNCH

  • The August lunch menu opens July 10 and closes July 31 at 9pm (no exceptions). There will be NO catered lunch the first week of school. 
  • K-4 will need the name of the HR teacher. 5-12 only needs the grade level. (NO school ID # is needed)
  • Catered Lunch System registration

IMPORTANT

  • 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)

  • Registration opens in MyPaymentsPlus July 1 for returning students and July 24 (or when you receive Student ID#) for new students
  • Grades K-8 until 6 p.m.
  • Registration deadline is Thursday of the week before.
  • After School webpage

ACTIVITY DUES (mandatory)

  • Payment due iMyPaymentsPlus by August 30.
  • Students need their HR teacher name to complete payment.
  • Activity dues and what is included can be found on the Activity page.
  • In-house field trips, family day shirts, etc. can not be done until the Activity due is paid.

DRESS CODE

  • The dress code is specific to each school. Check it carefully before purchasing uniforms and spirit wear.

STUDENT PARKING

POWERSCHOOL PARENT PORTAL

If you need to create a parent portal, email swease@unionacademy.org

Visit the Parent Resource page for instructions.

ABSENCES

  • Absence Note (complete any time your child is absent from school)

ATHLETICS

  • 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.

MORNING DROP-OFF  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
  • 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.

AFTERNOON CARPOOL

  • Visit the Carpool webpage under the Student Life tab for more info and to order tags.
  • Car tags are required for afternoon pickup
  • K-4 students are dismissed at 2:40pm.
  • K-4 students with older siblings are dismissed at 3pm. Please arrive at 3pm or after so you are not in the middle of the earlier dismissal.
  • 5-12 students are dismissed at 3pm.

UA FOUNDATION

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

STUDENT INSURANCE (optional)

VOLUNTEERING

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! 

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