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Open court Basketball starts Monday during TEAM time! HS Boys, HS Girls, JR HS Boys. Junior HS Girl’s season will start after Jr HS Boys finishes. Tryouts will be the first week of November. Wrestling tryouts will also be in November. Bowling starts Monday. Practices will be once a week on Monday during TEAM Time, matches will be once per week. Cost and other details will be provided on Monday.
3 Nov UMA will provide the opportunity for cadets to take the ASVAB. Expect all juniors to take it, open to those Seniors and Sophomores who may desire to take it. Strongly recommend getting online at www.march2success.com. Great website for a variety of study prep programs from ASVAB to ACT to STEM programs. Logon and register! Sophomores and Seniors sign up in office. Jrs automatic! Take time to prepare!!!! SIGN UP BY 27 OCT!
Wall of Heroes
Updating our Wall of Heroes. If you would like to recognize a family member, email a photo, preferably in uniform, to email@example.com. Make sure you add name, rank, branch of service, time of service (ie WW2), and significant awards, if any. If you have a photo we used last year and want to use again please email firstname.lastname@example.org and include name, rank, service branch and name of cadet/relationship with the message “please reuse this photo” in title of email so we know which photo to keep. Photos must be in by 31 Oct.
Senior Graduation Items
Seniors: In cooperation with the Utah Military Academy Administration, Jostens, our official graduation and class ring supplier, will be at school taking orders for senior graduation/accessories and class rings on Tuesday, October 24th. You will find the Jostens Representatives during lunch in the Main Hall. Please see the Jostens Representative and complete your order on October 24th. Samples of our official Utah Military Academy Class of 2018 graduation announcement and rings will be on display. A $60 deposit is required with your order. We accept cash, check or credit card.
Fall Music Concert
Thursday, 26 Oct at 7 pm. Come support our outstanding bands, and choirs.
Annual Fall Festival
Annual Fall Carnival/Festival, Saturday 28 Oct, 4-8pm. Come join us for games, food, fun, trunk or treat, prizes. 4-8pm Lots of food fun and games! Bingo, Turkey Shoot, Costume Contest, Trunk or Treat, other games; food; and Families try minute to win it! Support UMA and have Fun!
USS Indianapolis Survivor
Corporal Edgar Harrell, USMC (ret) is scheduled! He will be joining us on Friday November 10th at 7pm. He will speak at the Ogden Eccles Theater, with tickets $10 per guest. We have a special, if you buy 4 tickets the price drops to $35. He is also selling autographed copies of his book, Into the Darkness for $25. We have room for about 500 guests, and our first priority is our UMA cadets and families. Please go to the website, Facebook or call the office to get your tickets. Starting Monday October 23rd we are selling the remaining tickets to the general public. can buy online at: https://secureinstantpayments.com/sip/cart/event.php?EID=1870 Also, if you would like to sell tickets as a fundraiser please let Jordon Chandler know. If Rangers, Band, etc sell tickets they will receive $2.50 per ticket sold.
State Legislative Internship Program
The Legislative Program is beginning, with our first meeting set for Thursday November 2 during TEAM Time. Please let Mrs Shannon Seward in the office know if you plan to attend. This year will be a little more intense, as we are sharing Internship spots with the second campus. We have a total of 10, with the most prepared cadets getting this incredible opportunity. All grades are able to attend the lectures, and tour the Capitol. Older cadets are eligible for the Internship.
SafeUT is an app that is available for free to all students. You can chat or call a crisis counselor from within the app. It also has an option to submit a tip to school officials in Utah. As of now, UMA is not available in the app. The counseling website has a online tip reporting feature, the link is listed below: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSccZ50phlEGIYdPSlMcPYtwExRHOaqhpu85-fEMJ3zCLUiTRA/viewform
Tickets are now on sale! The second annual UMA Dining-In will be held at the historic Bigelow Hotel (formerly Ben Lomond hotel) on Nov 17th. Social hour with soda bar begins at 5pm, dinner begins at 6. Buses will run to and from the school. Tickets are $5 each, sign up in the front office. Make your meal selection, choice of Chicken or fall pasta.
forms for 1st term will be available during flight time next week. Promotion forms are due to your flight commander by Friday 27 October. Promotion ceremony will be held on 10 November in conjunction with the Veteran’s Day Ceremony from 1200 - 1315.