Congratulations to District Employee of the Month, Mr. David Johnson, Irving Band Director!

David Johnson Universal Academy

Mr. Johnson is the Director of Bands for Universal Academy’s Mighty Marching Eagles. He conducts Ensembles such as the Marching Band, Concert Band, Stage and Show band, Percussion Ensemble, and Recorder Ensemble. Though he teaches Music for Kindergarten- 12th Grade, his instrumental music program begins with 4th grade and ends in 12th Grade. Mr. Johnson […]

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Congratulations to Irving Teacher of the Month: December 15th – January 15th

Congratulations to Irving Teacher of the Month, Mrs. Daphne Hood, 7th/8th ELAR Teacher! There is a quote that I love that I believe speaks to the very heart of the Irving Teacher of the Month, Mrs. Daphne Hood. The quote simply says this….“True teachers use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to […]

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Best Actor in a Musical!

Former UA student Melvin Thampy wins best actor in a musical! 2016 Broadway World Sioux Falls Awards Winners Announced – Prairie Repertory Theatre’s HAIRSPRAY Big Winner! Best Actor in a Musical (local) Melvin Thampy – Smokey Joe’s Cafe – Prairie Repertory Theatre

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Box Tops for Education

Parents! I’m thrilled to announce that our school is participating in the school’s Box Tops for Education™. Clipping Box Tops is an easy way to help earn cash for our school. Each one is worth 10¢ for our school! Just look for the pink Box Tops on hundreds of products. All you have to do […]

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