Tuesday, December 8, 2015

UHS PTO eNews 12/8/2015

UHS PTO eNews 
December 8, 2015


Upcoming Important Dates
10      Winter Instrumental Concert
16      UHS Winter Choral Concert
24 - Jan 1  No School - Winter Break
1     No School - New Year's Day
6    UHS Financial Aid Night 7pm 
18    No School - MLK Day of Service
20    PTO Meeting 9am LGI
23    SAT Testing Date
23    UHS - Used Book Sale Neighborhood Book Pick Up
25    Half Day School


UHS Used Book Sale  --  SAVE THE DATE!  February 26 & 27, 2016
Volunteers Needed!!
  Students: Sign-up sheet will be in the Main Office after Winter Break.  
Save Your Books!!  
  Neighborhood Collection Day: Saturday, January 23, 2016
  Collection at all UCFSD School Buildings: January 25-February 19, 2016
Save Your Bags!!
Shopping this month? Please save your sturdy handled bags for the UHS PTO Used Book Sale. You can drop them off with your books. 
Unionville-Chadds Ford School District is Looking for Substitutes
We are trying to increase our pool of substitutes for both teachers and support staff. See Attached flyer for details. Substitutes UCFSD.pdf 
Toys for Tots 
The UHS Technology and Engineering Department is again collecting new unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots. Toys will be donated to Toys for Tots in time for the holidays. Toys can be dropped off in thec ollection box in the UHS lobby or in any Technology and Engineering classroom. Thanks for your support.
UCFSD Community Service Warm Coat, hat and mitten collection
UCFSD Community Service gives away gently used warm coats, fleece jackets, hats, mittens/gloves and snow pants to local families in need. Donated items can be dropped off in the lobbies of any of the UCF district schools now until Thursday 12/17. Items should be clean and in good condition. All styles and sizes are needed. New items are also gladly accepted!
West Chester Holiday Concert
Chancel Choir of West Chester Holiday Concert tonight. See flyer for details Holiday Concert West Chester Methodist Church.pdf 
Brandywine Ballet presents The Nutcracker
Unionville Ice Hockey Club
Come Support a Great Organization…
                                                               and 3 great teams! games on Friday, December 18 at Iceline Quad Rinks in West Chester.
The Varsity (6:00pm), Girls (7:45pm) and JV (9:30pm) teams will play 3 league games to support Unite for Her (UFH), a non-profit organization that provides educational and restorative breast cancer programs for women and girls. Monies collected will benefit UFH.
Fundraising efforts will include:
·      Player dry-fit tees for game day/pre-game warm-ups
·      A bake sale on Thursday, December 17 during all three lunches at UHS
·      UFH pink tee-shirts will be sold during the bake sale, at school the week of the games and at Iceline the night of the games for a PINK-OUT!
·      "Chuck-a-Puck" contests during each of the three games. (Pucks will cost $2 each or 3 for $5. Toss your pucks onto the ice during the 2nd intermission. The person whose puck lands closest to center ice wins 50% of the raffle proceeds.)
·      The ICHSL will donate $1 for every ticket sold on game night
·      Individual contributions can be made the night of the game (checks payable to Unite for Her)
Great hockey, great cause, great fun!
For additional information, contact Sue Lenkaitis @ 610-570-1112
URA Baseball registration
Registration opens January 5th for URA Baseball. See flyer for detailsRegistration Announcement--URA.pdf 
KAU Baseball registration
Registration is open for KAU Baseball. See flyer for detailsKAU Baseball 2016 Registration.pdf 
PTO Fundraisers
Have you registered your Giant and Target cards yet?
FREE Money for Our School – Just a Few Clicks Away
Want to make money for UHS while doing your regular shopping? Both Giant and Target are literally giving money away to those who register their Giant cards and Target cards and designate UHS as their beneficiary school. Please take a minute or two to link your cards with the Giant A+ School Rewards program and the Target Take Charge of Education program. It's so simple and will help support your UHS students! We realize there were some problems signing up for the Giant program during the past few weeks, but the site is back up and running.
Giant A+ School Rewards
Follow instructions for registering your card and enter the School ID: 23978 when prompted to designate UHS as your recipient school. FYI, you will need to have your Giant card number handy when registering.
If you are already registered, you do not need to re-register. The program for this school year begins Oct. 9 – just in time for all of your holiday shopping!
Target Take Charge of Education Program
Link Your Target REDcard to Unionville High School and Target will give UHS 1% of all of your purchases through May 14, 2016. This is the LAST year of the Target program, so let's take full advantage of it!
Just go to https://www-secure.target.com/redcard/tcoe/home and Under "Search for your school," next to the red search box, click on "select by Target School ID," then enter 91509 as the school ID (right near the red search box). UHS should appear, and then you enter your first and last names and REDcard number and hit complete enrollment. It's that easy!
Any questions? Please contact Gretchen Parisi, UHS Passive Fundraising, at 610-444-2902 or gparisihome@verizon.net

Please send eNews items, questions, or correction to Dawn Heim at uhsupdates@ucfsd.net.  

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