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Academic Component Schedule 2014-2015

Upward Bound Program - Jacksonville University - 256-7150



Sept. 13   Classes Begin, SGA Meeting, Parent Meeting (10:30 am), {ACT Test - register by Aug.8}


Sept. 20  Classes continue, Seminar* (Students stay for lunch and are dismissed at 2:00 pm) \

                        Student Fall Orientation & Summer Academic Awards Presentation


Sept. 27 Classes continue, UB Community Service Gardening Project for all who wish to stay

                        Bus leaves at noon – students who stay must have their own ride home.


Fri. Oct. 3 JU Open House – UB Juniors and Seniors invited – See enclosed flyer


Oct.  4 Classes continue, SGA Meeting, Parent Meeting (10:30 am)


Oct. 11 JU Upward Bound Building will be closed - No Morning Classes

Afternoon Field Trip - National College Fair at Prime F. Osborn Convention Center

Noon to 4 p.m. – Drop-off and Pick-up at the Convention Center -

                        Bus transportation provided – See Bus Schedule,   SAT Test – registered by Sept. 12}


Oct. 18 Classes continue, Seminar*


Oct. 25 Classes continue, {ACT Test - register by  Sept. 19}


Nov. 1 Classes continue, Seminar*


Nov. 8 No Upward Bound – Veteran's Day {SAT Test – registered by Oct. 9}

                                                Possible Fundraiser - TBA


Nov. 15   Classes resume, 1st Honor Roll Celebration, Parent Meeting (10:30 am)


Nov. 22   Classes continue, SGA Meeting


Nov. 29    No Upward Bound - Thanksgiving Weekend


Dec. 6  Classes resume, {SAT Test – registered by Nov.6} (Leadership Conference Dec.5-6 – Rollins College)


Dec.13             Classes continue, Christmas Party (10:45 – 11:45), {ACT Test - register by Nov.7}

                                    (Teachers è Student Evaluations due Today!)


Dec. 20 – Jan. 4  No Upward Bound - Christmas Break,

(Last day of school will be December 18th and first day back Jan 5th)

JU UB Academic Component Schedule 2014-2015 (Continued)

Jan. 10 Classes resume, Seminar*


Jan. 17 No Upward Bound - MLK Holiday


Mon. Jan. 19   MLK Parade on Monday – Bus provided – Times TBA


Jan 24 Classes resume, SGA Meeting & Parent Meeting (10:30 am),

{SAT TEST –registered by Dec. 29}


Jan 31 Classes Continue, 2nd Honor Roll Celebration


Feb 7  No Upward Bound – Staff SAEOPP Regional Professional Training, Biloxi, MS Feb. 7-10

{ACT Test –registered by Jan. 9}


Feb. 14 Classes resume, Seminar*


Feb. 21  Classes continue


Feb. 28  Trio Day at JU – Bus provided – Times TBA


March 7  Classes resume


Mar. 14    Classes continue, SGA Meeting & Parent Meeting (10:30 am)

{SAT TEST –registered by Feb. 13}


Mar. 15-21   No Upward Bound - Spring Break March 15-March 21

Spring trip sometime this week!


Mar. 28   Classes resume, Teacher/Staff Appreciation Celebration 10:45-11:45


Apr. 4  Classes continue, Seminar*  (Teachers è Student Evaluations due Today!)


Apr. 11  Classes continue, 3rd Honor Roll Celebration, SGA Meeting &

Parent Meeting (10:30 am)


April 18  No Upward Bound –Easter Weekend, {ACT Test –registered by Mar. 13}


April 25 No Upward Bound - JU Graduation Day


May 2  Classes resume, Seminar*,  {SAT TEST  - registered  by Apr.6}


May 9  No UB Classes No Bus – Car Wash / fundraiser 9:00 am to 1:00 pm


May 16  Last day of classes, Classes 8:00-10:40am, Senior Graduation Ceremony 10:45-Noon.

***Class times are 8 am to 11:50, except Seminar days (usually the 1st Saturday), which go until 2 pm***


Jacksonville University Upward Bound

Bus Schedule 2014-2015



Bus Pick up at - Ribault 6:50 am, Raines 6:55, Jackson 7:10, Lee 7:20. Englewood 7:35 - Arrive at JU 8:00 am

Leave JU at 12:00 pm. Arrive at - Englewood 12:20, Lee 12:35, Jackson 12:50, Raines 1:00, Ribault 1:05 pm

*On seminar days - leave JU at 2:00 pm. Arrive at - Englewood 2:20, Lee 2:35, Jackson 2:50, Raines 3:00, Ribault 3:05 pm.

Bus Stops:

  • Ribault High School   At the corner of Winton and Howell
  • Raines High School    In front of the entrance gate on Raines Ave by the outfield house
  • Jackson High School  On 29th Street at the regular school bus stop (by the band room)
  • Lee High School McDuff Ave. - in front of the school at the bus turnoff
  • Englewood High Off Barnes Rd. in the main parking lot by the auditorium

Field Trip – Oct. 12th to Prime Osborne Convention Center, 1000 Water St. Jacksonville – Noon to 4:00 pm

Bus Pick up at: Ribault 10:50 am, Raines 10:55, Jackson 11:10, Lee 11:20. Englewood 11:35. Arrive at Convention Center 11:55 am.

Leave Convention Center at 4:00 pm: Englewood 4:15, Lee 4:30, Jackson 4:45, Raines 4:55,

Ribault 5:00 pm.

(Please note – drop-off and pick-up is at the Convention Center.  JU will not be opened this Saturday.)

MLK Parade – Monday, Jan. 19 – Times TBA

TRIO Day at JU – Times TBA

Reminders Parents & Students:

  • You must be at the bus stop at least 5 minutes before the scheduled time.
  • You must be standing at the bus stop, not in a parked car, when the bus arrives.  (The bus driver may not see you if you are inside a vehicle.)
  • All participants are expected to conduct themselves in a manner reflecting the true spirit of the principles that uphold the Upward Bound Program at all times – including on the bus!
  • No participant will be allowed to act in such a way that can reasonably be expected to disturb the academic pursuit or infringe upon the privacy rights, privileges, health or safety of other persons.
  • Respect for others is to be shown by using acceptable language, no profanity!  Everyone is expected to be considerate of others' feelings.