School News

Gala Donations Wanted

Can you help solicit auction items for the virtual UMA Gala?  Rather than asking hard-hit restaurants, hotels, and other businesses if they can offer a donation, we are asking those able to PAY your THANKS FORWARD to your favorite restaurant/business/venue by purchasing a gift card or two, donating these items to UMA’s auction, all the while supporting and marketing this business/venue to others who can purchase respective gift cards on UMA’s gala auction!  Community support at its best! Or maybe … you...

Distance Learning Wed & Thurs

UMA will move to full distance learning for all students on Wednesday 4/21 and Thursday 4/22 this week.  Students will login from home for learning and staff will teach remotely.  April 21, Wednesday, class schedule will be our usual class schedule, April 22, Thursday, UMA will host a  Racial Justice Teach In.  Staff will be supporting students on attending a variety of sessions/speakers throughout the day.  All sessions will be remote.  Teachers will be sharing the schedule with students soon and will help them with...

Costa Rica Trip 2022 Meeting Thurs 3/25

¡Hola!  ¡Pura vida! Whether you are already signed up for Costa Rica 2022, or you’re in the inquiry phase, UMA Spanish teacher Mr. Nordwall would like to invite you to a virtual Q&A and then talk about a fundraising opportunity! Meeting Itinerary: Thursday, March 25th, 2021 (6:30 - 7:30) 6:30 - 7:00 PM (Q&A about the trip, overall) 7:00 - 7:30 PM (Heggies Pizza Fundraiser) Google Meet link: https://meet.google.com/mcj-jpip-kfk Please RSVP and let him know if you are coming here: https://forms.gle/ZkbysDLn3yPGrjit6 Be sure to thoroughly click around...

Student Support for Current Events

The UMA Community is recognizing and validating the feelings around the violent events that have occured in Atlanta, Georgia this past evening.  There are conflicting reports from a variety of sources at this time.  Georgia state Sen. Michelle Au (D) said that regardless of what authorities determine to be the motive, “it is taking place in a landscape where Asian-Americans are increasingly terrified and fearful for their lives and their safety because of these escalating threats against against our people.”  As this news...