MESSAGE FROM OUR PRINCIPAL
I want to congratulate our 5th grade students who auditioned for the upcoming Oldies Dance! The UCF Oldies Dance is a district tradition that works to introduce soon-to-be middle schoolers from the four elementary buildings through an old-fashioned dance...this coming Friday, Feb. 27th at Hillendale Elementary. Our 5th graders auditioned last week and did a tremendous job. I don't know who the judges will choose, but I was very impressed with our student's preparation, courage, and performance! I wish them all the best luck!
MESSAGE FROM OUR PTO
Our next PTO meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, March 4th at 9:15 am. We will be reviewing/ voting on new grant proposals as well as voting on submissions to the Paul Scarborough Memorial Prize Contest.
Additionally our Art Show chairs will be there to distribute posters for the upcoming Art Show. Please come (and bring a friend!).
CFE ART SHOW NEWS
It is official – Art Show is less than 1 month away!!!
We are looking for many more volunteers to keep our successful art tradition going. Please look down the list as there are more volunteers signed at the beginning slots than the later spots.
Also thank you to our food chair Jackie Hochman and committee member Ann Ferentinos for their hard work soliciting local businesses to donate food for our fabulous Friday night event! Queen Cuisine, Masamoto, Chef Anthony's, Brandywine Prime, Antica, Delco Originals, Big Fish Grill are just a few that will be featured!
PLEASE come out to the PTO meeting on March 4 for an update on the show as well. We will be handing out posters/ flyers to distribute. If you are not able to help the weekend of the show this is a great chance to lend a hand. If you can't make the meeting but would like to help distribute posters, please contact Kara Hyman at email@example.com
Any questions about the show please contact one of our co chairs – Maggie Niemkiewicz, Lisa Albany or Kara Hyman.
SAVE THE DATE – FAMILY FUN NIGHT
Family Fun night will be held on Friday, March 13th from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the school. Stay tuned for more information…
IT IS TIME TO ORDER YOUR YEARBOOK!
We will be accepting online purchases only this year for the yearbook.
ORDERS MUST BE MADE BY MARCH 20th. COST IS $20 per YEARBOOK.
Go to ybpay.lifetouch.com and use ID code 11565015.
Any questions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
FIRST ANNUAL PAUL SCARBOROUGH MEMORIAL PRIZE CONTEST!
The Chadds Ford Elementary School PTO is pleased to announce its First Annual Paul Scarborough Memorial Prize Contest
All CFES students are invited to participate in the First Annual Paul Scarborough Memorial Prize Contest. A $50 prize will be awarded to the student who submits a piece of art that is most representative and best honors Paul Scarborough's work. The winning art will be framed and displayed at the school for the year.
Paul Scarborough was a local artist and a great friend of the Chadds Ford Elementary School who passed away a year ago this month, February 2014. His paintings reflected his thoughts, people, places, things he knew and loved. People who know his art know that a little red cardinal can always be found round and about. To see some of Paul Scarborough's work and to learn more about him at: http://www.awyethgallery.com/paul/ and http://www.paulscarborough.com/
- Artwork submissions must be 8.5 x 11 inches and can be on any medium (canvas, white paper, etc.)
- All submissions should be submitted via backpack express to Frances Dolce, c/o Zach Dolce, Mrs. Conover by Friday, February 27, 2015
- The Chadds Ford Elementary School PTO will review all submissions and select the prize recipient. Entries will be reviewed and a winner will be selected at the March 4, 2015 PTO meeting. All PTO members are invited to attend the meeting to select the prize recipient.
ATTENTION PARENTS OF THIRD GRADE GIRLS!
It is May Pole Dance time for third grade girls! Parents, please check your daughter's backpack for a May Pole Dance information letter and permission slip. All third grade girls need to complete the permission slip by March 2. Practices will begin on March 20.
Parent Volunteers Needed! We will need many parent volunteers (background clearances required) to help at May Pole practices and at the performance. Please sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0545a4a87-maypole.
Please contact Tara Hurlebaus email@example.com with any questions or for an electronic copy of the permission slip.
ATTENTION 5th GRADE PARENTS!
Hey 5th Grade Parents!! CFPMS PTO Executive Board Positions open for 2015-16 school year! Getting involved in the PTO is a great way to meet others and also to see what's going on at Patton Middle School! See the attached for more information!
Girls On The Run - SAVE THE DATE - Girls On The Run registration opens February 10th for the spring season. The practices will meet Tuesday / Thursday from March 16 through May 29, with the end of season 5K on Saturday, May 30.
For more information visit here. http://www.ymcabwv.org/girls-on-the-run/registration
Science Explorers- The next club of the school year is set to begin on March 5th at Chadds Ford Elementary!! Science Club will meet in the Science Lab after school from 3:30 to 4:30 and is available to students in 1st to 5th grade. The next club topic is EXPLOSIVE ART: Art and science go hand in hand, so put on your smock as we use brushes, bubbles and even nature itself to create scientific works of art. From making spin art machines to solar prints, you'll combine creativity and science to fashion many unique masterpieces that go beyond "refrigerator door".
Club topics later in the year include Oozy, Odd & Outrageous Animals. Please visit www.scienceexplorers.com and click on After-school clubs for more information on club dates, cost or to register your child. Class size is limited to 20 students per club...so, please register early to guarantee your child a spot.
Contact Jill Shinn at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
SAVE THE DATE! Annie Jr. March 5, 6, 7
Annie, Jr. Musical Free Community Preview February 28th from 1pm - 3pm
Join us on February 28th from 1pm to 3pm for a FREE Community Preview Day of Annie, Jr. at Charles F. Patton Middle School. Meet the characters from the musical including Annie, Daddy Warbucks, Miss Hannigan, Rooster and the Orphan Girls. Children and their parents will get a sneak peak of the show with a live performance of one of the show's musical scenes. Participants will also enjoy themed games, snacks, and photo opportunities with their favorite character, so bring your camera!
Annie, Jr. Musical March 5, 6 & 7 at Patton Middle School
The Patton Theater Company of Charles F. Patton Middle School is proud to present, "Annie, Jr.", with performances on March 5th, 6th and 7th. The cast and crew of over 80 talented students in grades 6-8 will bring the Broadway musical to life for the community. Share in the magic at four fabulous performances on March 5 at 7pm, March 6 at 7pm and March 7th at 2pm and 7pm. Show tickets are only $5 and can be purchased in advance online at www.showtix4u.com or cfpms.ucfsd.org. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door.
UHS USED BOOK SALE
UHS USED BOOK SALE THIS WEEKEND IN THE HIGH SCHOOL GYM!
DON'T MISS THIS UNIONVILLE TRADITION AND THE LARGEST FUNDRAISER FOR UNIONVILLE HIGH SCHOOL!
We have a really impressive selection of quality books in good condition to choose from -- most priced from 25 cents to $2. Everything from fiction to photography, classics to cookbooks, history to health organized and priced into 45 easy-to-shop genres. Our kids selection is amazing as usual. AND, a collectibles section with unique and beautiful books of special interest.
As a special feature of the 2015 sale, local author and Unionville High School English teacher J.E. Byrne will sign copies of her suspense novel, Hollow Land. The book is the second of three books in the acclaimed post-apocalyptic Dead Land Series. Like its predecessor, Hollow Land boasts a five-star reader rating on amazon.com. Signing times are Friday, February 27, from 5:00-9:00 p.m. and Saturday, February 28, from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
UHS Used Book Sale Dates:
Friday, February 27, 2015, 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Saturday, February 28, 2015, 9:00AM -2:30PM
$8 Bag Sale - Saturday, February 28, 2015, 3:00PM - 5:00PM
A few volunteers are still needed for the book sale! Adult volunteers can use the SignUpGenius link: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/30E094FACAC22A31-20151
THINK SPRING! - SAVE the DATE
CF Patton Middle School's
Friday, May 1, 2015
URA - Unionville Recreation Association Baseball Registration!!
URA Baseball registration is open. Affiliated with Cal Ripken Baseball, URA Baseball is open to boys and girls in UCFSD, Kennett Consolidated School District, Avon Grove School District, and parts of West Chester Area School District. Our recreational baseball programs include:
Our youth baseball program includes ages 5-12, and starts with hitting off a pitching machine and runs through our popular 50/70 division (with leads and pickoffs). Kids 13-18 can register to play in Babe Ruth league.
In addition to our recreational league, URA Baseball offers tournament team opportunities for players ages 6 and up. These teams are competitively selected and play multiple tournaments through July.
We will hold a pre-season clinic for all players and coaches designed to provide a foundation for baseball skills development throughout the season.
URA GIRLS SOFTBALL Registration Now Open!
NEW URA SOFTBALL CLINICS -- Register Today!
URA Softball's first clinics will take place on March 21st and March 28th. Register today to be part of the action! Open to girls from 5 to 18 years of age. Register at http://www.urasoftball.com.
Registration for the Spring URA Softball Season will be closing shortly. Open to all girls, all skill levels ages 5 to 18. Season will run from April to early June, wrapping up with an All Star Game. Don't miss the opportunity to meet new friends and learn new skills: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TODAY. For more information, please contact: Gerry Clisham at email@example.com.
PTO Meeting – 9:15 a
Family Fun Night – 6:30 – 8:00 p (children must attend with an adult)
Chadds Ford Art Show 7:00 – 10:00 p
Chadds Ford Art Show – 10:00 – 4:00
4th Grade Skating Party
½ Day School – Modified K schedule AM – 8:55 – 10:25 PM – 10:40 – 12:10
½ Day School –
30th – April 3
NO SCHOOL – SPRING BREAK
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