Monday, June 1, 2015

UHS PTO CALENDAR AND UPDATES

 
 
UHS PTO UPDATES
June 1, 2015


 

IMPORTANT UPCOMING DATES         

JUNE

1-4        SENIOR EXAMS

5          RELAY FOR LIFE

6          ANNUAL JOINT COMMUNITY BREAKFAST OF UCFSD AND KCSD, 7:30 AM, UHS CAFETERIA

7          BACCALAUREATE CELEBRATION, 5-6 PM, WILLOWDALE CHAPEL

9          GRADUATION DAY:  NO SCHOOL FOR UNDERCLASSMEN

10-12,15  FINAL EXAMS

15         LAST DAY OF SCHOOL


JULY

7          COURSE SELECTION WAIVER DEADLINE



FINAL EXAMINATION SCHEDULE: JUNE 10-JUNE 15


 Final Examinations will take place on: 

·                     June 10 (Period 1 and 2 Exams); 

·                     June 11 (Period 3 and Period 4/5 or 5/6 Exams); 

·                     June 12 (Period 6/7 or 7/8 and Period 9 Exams); 

·                     June 15 (Period 10 Exam)


Please review the Final Examination Schedule June 2015

Link to final exam schedule:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bw0TtmdK9_RjNmxHVk5fbVRGVUE/view?pli=1

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SUMMER OFFICE HOURS FOR ALL SCHOOLS

In order to achieve energy and operational savings the UCFSD schools will have revised work schedules for an 8 week period this summer. Office hours for the public to visit/use our facilities will be 7:30am—3:30pm Monday through Thursday. The revised schedule will begin on June 15, 2015 and end on August 7, 2015.

For any questions please contact the District office at 610-347-0970

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SUMMER READING

The webpage is being updated for summer reading, so please remember to check it again later, when fully updated:

http://uhs.ucfsd.org/summerassignments.php

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ARE YOU INTERESTED IN ROBOTICS?  SCIENCE?  TECHNOLOGY?

Would you like to participate in robotics competitions during the 2015-16 school year?

FIRST is a not-for-profit organization devoted to helping young people discover and develop a passion for science, engineering, technology, and math.     The FTC (FIRST TECH Challenge) is for Grades 7-12.


Several UHS students recently competed in the Eastern Super Regionals where they won the Motivate award for best embodying spirit as well as connecting to the community. They finished 19th out of 64 teams at the World championships, setting the high score there, as well as earning other nominations and distinctions. Congratulations to our amazing team!

Questions about joining a Robotics league as a student and/or providing support as a parent volunteer (much needed and appreciated!) can be directed to:

Luci McClure luci.mcclure@gmail.com or John Nolen jnolen@ucfsd.net.

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BACCALAUREATE CELEBRATION FOR THE CLASS OF 2015, JUNE 7, 5-6 PM 

PLEASE JOIN US AS WE CELEBRATE AND HONOR THE TALENTS 
AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE CLASS OF 2015 
SUNDAY JUNE 7, 5-6 PM

WILLOWDALE CHAPEL, 675 UNIONVILLE ROAD, KENNETT SQUARE, PA 19348


Bring your family and friends and join us in sending them off into their bright futures.


Speakers: JODI BYRNE, KEVIN LONG, AND DAVE LOWE

If you have questions please call Becky Topp 610-613-0890

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UNIONVILLE HIGH SCHOOL ROWING Learn-to-Row Camp

Session 1: Aug 3rd - 7th

Session 2: Aug 10th-14th

Our summer Learn-to-Row camps are a great way for new rowers to get involved with our

competitive rowing program. Campers will spend time on the water and on land learning the language of rowing, boat handling and rowing technique, general conditioning on the ergometer (rowing machine), and land-based workouts. The week will end with a short race to test rowing skill!


Time: Monday - Friday; 9:00a.m. - 3:00p.m.

Location: Wilmington Rowing Club

Maximum Capacity: 9 rowers; 2 coxswains

Cost: $450

Who: Brand new rowers – no experience necessary

8th grade – High School; Must be at least 14 years old

Register:  http://rowurc.org/summer-learn-to-row-camp/

Please send check payable to URC to: Unionville High School Rowing Club

PO Box 118, Pocopson, PA 19366; Payment guarantees your camper's participation.

Please email questions to:   http://www.unionvillerowing@gmail.com

More information here:    www.rowurc.org


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AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY'S RELAY FOR LIFE – FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 6 PM, UHS

Come join the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life on Friday, June 5th starting at 6:00 p.m. at Unionville High School. This is the world's largest fundraising event to end cancer. You can walk for an hour, a few hours, or stay all night.   For more information and to sign up as an individual or team, go to     www.relayforlife.org/pakennettunionville 


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KENNETT CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT AND UNIONVILLE-CHADDS FORD SCHOOL DISTRICT SPONSOR FREE ANNUAL COMMUNITY BREAKFAST – SATURDAY, JUNE 6, 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM, UHS CAFETERIA

The Administrators of the Kennett Consolidated School District and the Unionville Chadds Ford School District will once again sponsor the Annual Kennett/Unionville Community Breakfast.  This joint event brings together members of both school districts for a morning of good food, good company, and fellowship.  

This year's Community Breakfast will be held in the Unionville High School Cafeteria and coincides with the Kennett/Unionville Relay for Life fundraiser, which has raised tens of thousands of dollars for cancer research, care, and prevention over the past several years.  The "Team of Rivals" assembled by the superintendents will break bread together and serve the community a healthy and hearty breakfast.

Unionville High School Cafeteria, Saturday, June 6, 2015, 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

For more information contact:  ucfsdcommunications@ucfsd.net, 610-347-0970

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UNIONVILLE ELEMENTARY IS COLLECTING USED SHOES

We thought the UHS parent and student community would like to know about a service project that is going on at Unionville Elementary.  They are collecting used shoes and details are at this link :  http://uesprincipal.blogspot.com/2015/05/donate-your-old-shoes-514-64.html.  Soles4Souls is a nonprofit organization that distributes shoes to people in need all over the world.  Visit www.soles4souls.org for more information.

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UHS FOOTBALL QBC MULCH FUNDRAISER 

The UHS football team has an annual fundraiser to reduce the additional expenses paid for by the Quarterback Booster Club.  The Quarterback Club is a subcommittee of the Unionville Sports Council.  The football team raises funds by spreading customers' mulch after they have it delivered to their homes.  We hope the community will support us by using our mulch spreading services this spring!  Any questions, please call /email Joe Ross, at  484-667-0600 or joseph.w.ross@lmco.com


 

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