Monday, December 18, 2017

UHS PTO eNews - December 19

UHS PTO eNews
December 18, 2017
 
 

 

 

 
This week's eNews highlights
  • New SAT and ACT Practice Tests, January 6, 2018 @ 8 a.m.
  • UCFSD Neighborhood News 

New SAT and ACT Practice Tests, January 6, 2018 @ 8 a.m.

On Saturday, January 6th, 2018 SAT and ACT practice tests without the essay option will be offered at Unionville High School. These tests are available to all students wishing to familiarize themselves with standardized exams. Cost is $15/student. Register online by Wednesday, January 3, 2018 .  Check-in time on the 6th begins at 7:30 a.m. and the exams will start promptly at 8 a.m. Exams will be completed by 11:30.  

Please go to the PTO link on the Unionville website to register.

Questions?  Contact Hiver McKnight at hiver.mcknight@gmail.com or 484-467-5027.

 

.UCFSD NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

UHS Cheerleader Fundraiser - December 19th at Freddy's

The UHS highschool cheerleaders are hosting a fundraiser at Freddy's on Tuesday, December 19th.  Click here for more information.

 

Screenagers - December 19th @ 6:30 p.m.

 
Avon Grove School District has invited UCFSD families to a private viewing of SCREENAGERS December 19, 2017 - 6:30pm at the Jennersville YMCA, West Grove, PA. If you are watching your kids scroll through life, with their rapid-fire thumbs and a six-second attention span, SCREENAGERS will provide guidance on  how to empower kids to best navigate the digital world.  Click the link below for more information.
 

UHS Boys Basketball Skills and Drills Clinic - December 29th

The UHS boys basketball team will be hosting a skills and drills clinic on Friday, December 29th.  Click here for more information.

STEM Partners Needed

Do you work in a Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Math (STEM) related field? Brad Wasserman, Bio Teacher at UHS, is looking to connect with you. His goal is to form partnerships between the high school and workforce partners to provide students with authentic STEM experiences. There are a variety of ways that you or your company can get involved, with different levels of commitment. It could be as simple as providing guest speakers/Skype sessions or as involved as providing placements and/or mentorship for student projects. If interested, please contact Brad via email at bwasserman@ucfsd.net

Citadel Heart of Learning Award

The Citadel Heart of Leaning Award is a teaching excellence award that recognizes Chester County teachers who show dedication both in and out of the classroom.  To nominate a deserving teacher, click on the link below.

http://ucfsd-announcements.blogspot.com/2017/10/awarding-teachers-with-heart.html

 

UHS Baseball Used Sports Equipment and Sale

The UHS baseball team is hosting a fundraiser in which used sports equipment is being collected for resale.  For more information, click here.

SCCSA Rec Academy

 
If your soccer player is interested in building his/her skills and possibly transitioning to a travel team, click here to learn more about the SCCSA Rec Academy.
 

 

Knauer Performing Art Center Family Jazz Night - December 21st

 
Join us for an evening of holiday music and fun featuring the Pocopson and Unionville children's choirs on December 21st.  Click here for more information. 

 West Chester Studio for the Performing Arts

 
West Chester Studio for the Performing Arts is offering acting and musical theater classes for all age levels.  Click here for more information.
 

 

The UCFSD Wellness Committee Presents: iGen Book discussion & Author Visit

The UCFSD Wellness Committee is working to create awareness and conversation around the topic of the "iGen" generation. Click on the link below for more information.

The UCFSD Wellness Committee Presents: iGen Book discussion & Author Visit 

 

 
 
750 Unionville Road, Kennett Square, PA
(610) 347-1600
uhspto@ucfsd.net

 

 

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

UHS PTO eNews - December 5

UHS PTO eNews
December 5, 2017
 
 

This week's eNews highlights

  • New SAT and ACT Practice Tests, January 6, 2018 @ 8 a.m.
  • UCFSD Neighborhood News 

New SAT and ACT Practice Tests, January 6, 2018 @ 8 a.m.

On Saturday, January 6th, 2018 SAT and ACT practice tests without the essay option will be offered at Unionville High School. These tests are available to all students wishing to familiarize themselves with standardized exams. Cost is $15/student. Register online by Wednesday, January 3, 2018 .  Check-in time on the 6th begins at 7:30 a.m. and the exams will start promptly at 8 a.m. Exams will be completed by 11:30.  

Please go to the PTO link on the Unionville website to register.

Questions?  Contact Hiver McKnight at hiver.mcknight@gmail.com or 484-467-5027.

 

.UCFSD NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

UCFSD Annual Coat Drive - Last Date to Donate:  December 7th

This year, schools throughout the Unionville Chadds Ford School District will once again be collecting new or gently used coats, hoodies, hats, mittens/gloves, snow pants and boots for families in need in our area.  All sizes & styles, infant through adult, are needed. Monetary donations will also be gladly accepted.  For more information regarding donation items and drop-off points, click here. Collected items will be distributed in December.

Questions: contact: ucfsdcoatdrive1@gmail.com 

UHS Crew's Winter Training Program

Unionville Crew’s winter training has begun! If you are interested in rowing this spring, get a head start and join in on winter training come January 2nd! 

Information meeting Tuesday, December 12th, 6:00p.m. in the cafeteria.  

Check out the website www.rowurc.org

UHS MiniThon Holiday Babysitting Night - December 16th

Looking for a night out?  Do you want to help in the fight against childhood cancer?  If you answered yes to either of these questions, please help support the UHS MiniThon's Holiday Babysitting night.  Click here for more information.

Unionville Ice Hockey Fundraiser

 

The Unionville Ice Hockey Club is holding two fundraisers this fall season.  Click here to learn more about this weekend's car wash and the upcoming sale of beautiful, holiday wreaths.

 

Unionville Sports Council Fundraiser

As you begin your holiday shopping, please consider supporting the Unionville Sports Council.  Click here for more information.

Citadel Heart of Learning Award

The Citadel Heart of Leaning Award is a teaching excellence award that recognizes Chester County teachers who show dedication both in and out of the classroom.  To nominate a deserving teacher, click on the link below.

http://ucfsd-announcements.blogspot.com/2017/10/awarding-teachers-with-heart.html

FCA Gives Back

The Chester County Fellowship of Christian Athletes is collecting single serving snacks and drinks this holiday season in partnership with 5 local community centers.  Click here for more information.

SCCSA Rec Academy

 
If your soccer player is interested in building his/her skills and possibly transitioning to a travel team, click here to learn more about the SCCSA Rec Academy.
 

 

Knauer Performing Art Center Family Jazz Night - December 21st

 
Join us for an evening of holiday music and fun featuring the Pocopson and Unionville children's choirs on December 21st.  Click here for more information. 

 West Chester Studio for the Performing Arts

 
West Chester Studio for the Performing Arts is offering acting and musical theater classes for all age levels.  Click here for more information.
 

Students Unite for Her

 
A Student Unite for Her grant is available to any student family or staff member affected by breast cancer.  Click here for more information.
 
Screenagers - December 19th @ 6:30 p.m.
 
Avon Grove School District has invited UCFSD families to a private viewing of SCREENAGERS December 19, 2017 - 6:30pm at the Jennersville YMCA, West Grove, PA. If you are watching your kids scroll through life, with their rapid-fire thumbs and a six-second attention span, SCREENAGERS will provide guidance on  how to empower kids to best navigate the digital world.  Click the link below for more information.
 

The UCFSD Wellness Committee Presents: iGen Book discussion & Author Visit

The UCFSD Wellness Committee is working to create awareness and conversation around the topic of the "iGen" generation. Click on the link below for more information.

The UCFSD Wellness Committee Presents: iGen Book discussion & Author Visit 

 

 

 
 
750 Unionville Road, Kennett Square, PA
(610) 347-1600
uhspto@ucfsd.net

 

 

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

UHS PTO eNews Addition - November 27

UHS PTO eNews
November 28, 2017
 
 

 

 

 

UHS PTO eNews 


This eNews communication is intended as a supplement to provide UHS families with additional information related to their school or district. A UHS PTO eNews Addition will only be published when changes occur to previously issued eNews communications or important UDFSD related information needs to be distributed.  

 

42nd UHS Art Gala Thanks Sponsors, Patrons, Artists & Volunteers

Like the elements that combine to create a beautiful paining, the efforts of sponsors, patrons, artists and volunteers combined to make the 42nd UHS Art Gala a resounding success!  The two-day event raised approximately $10,000 for educational enrichment projects at UHS and 10% of the Gala's proceeds will be donated to the Hardin-Jefferson School District in Houston, Texas, which was devastated by Hurricane Harvey.

The Art Gala Committee would especially like to thank the following sponsors and in-kind donors and urges the UCFSD Community to patronize these generous businesses:

Titanium Sponsor:

Joe Lafferty with Allstate Insurance in Chadds Ford

Gold Sponsors:

Condordville Nissan & Subaru
Radley Run Country Club
SDF Tree Services
Wayne Simpson Architecture & Interior Design

Silver Sponsors:

Leardi Family Dentistry
Nicholas Anthony Salon & Day Spa
No. 109 Inspired Clothing & Accessories
Sinton Air Conditioning & Heating
Strodes Mill Gallery Art & Framing
Wrap & Roll For All Your Interior & Exterior Paining Needs

Bronze Sponsors:

Back To Health: Chiropractic, Fitness, Massage & Nutrition
Complete Transitions Senior Move Management
Dr. Barry Kanofsky, Optometrist
Mosquito Joe
Taylor Oil & Propane

In-Kind Donors:

Agave Mexican Restaurant
Alondra's Bakery
Antica Restaurant
Baked Cookies & Dough
Bove Jewelers
Brandywine Catering
Brandywine Prime
Catherine's Restaurant
Center for Orthodontic Excellence
Dylan's Desserts
Floga Bistro
Galer Estate Vineyard & Winery
Giant
Hill's Quality Seafood Market
Julie Hillhouse
Kennett Brewing Company
Kennett Country Club
Kennet Square Jewelers
Lily Sushi
Loch Nairn Golf Club
Longwood Family Restaurant
McKenzie Brew House
Northbrook Marketplace
Phillips Mushroom Farms
Red Sombrero
Sake Hana
The Gables at Chadds Ford
The Pink Turtle
Way's Florist
Wegman's

Lastly, the Art Gala Committee offers sincere thanks to the parents, teachers and staff who volunteered their time and without whom this event would not have been possible. We especially thank and recognize the following members of the UHS family for the contribution of their time, talents and support:

National Art Honor Society Student Volunteers
National Honor Society Student Volunteers
UHS Art Teachers Faith Dilworth, Heidi Benson & Louis Stamis
UHS Tech-Ed Teachers:  Mike Berkeihiser & Steve Ortega
Mark Kline and the UHS Custodians
Sue Baumeister and the UHS Food Service Team
Principal Jimmy Conley
UHS Office staff 

We look forward to seeing you at next year's Art Gala!

Sincerely,

Art Gala Co-Chairs:  Tammi Maciolek & Luci McClure
Artist Liaison:  Carol Apicella
Logistics:  Ann Baines
Finance:  Angela Bond-Blecher
Website & Graphic Design:  C'Anne Wofford & Jill Keefer
Student Art Show:  Aarti Khazana & Sarah Snyder-Dinsel
Sponsorships:  Kathleen Goodier & Tammi Maciolek
Food:  Maria Tayoun & Luci McClure
Silent Auction:  Beth Carson & Colleen Hanna
Publicity:  Diane Micklin
Student Volunteers:  Alison Frey
Adult Volunteers:  Jen Horne

  
 
 
750 Unionville Road, Kennett Square, PA
(610) 347-1600
uhspto@ucfsd.net

 

 

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

UHS PTO eNews - November 21

UHS PTO eNews
November 21, 2017
 
 

 

 

 

 
 

This week's eNews highlights

  • New SAT and ACT Practice Tests, January 6, 2018 @ 8 a.m.
  • UCFSD Neighborhood News 

New SAT and ACT Practice Tests, January 6, 2018 @ 8 a.m.

On Saturday, January 6th, 2018 SAT and ACT practice tests without the essay option will be offered at Unionville High School. These tests are available to all students wishing to familiarize themselves with standardized exams. Cost is $15/student. Register online by Wednesday, January 3, 2018 .  Check-in time on the 6th begins at 7:30 a.m. and the exams will start promptly at 8 a.m. Exams will be completed by 11:30.  

Please go to the PTO link on the Unionville website to register.

Questions?  Contact Hiver McKnight at hiver.mcknight@gmail.com or 484-467-5027.


 

UCFSD NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS


UCFSD Emergency Communication System test - November 30

The district will be conducting a test of our communications system at the end of the month. We want to make sure we strongly advertise the test so no families are taken by surprise.  Click here for the complete details.

UCFSD Annual Coat Drive

This year schools throughout the Unionville Chadds Ford School District will once again be collecting new or gently used coats, hoodies, hats, mittens/gloves, snow pants and boots for families in need in our area.  All sizes & styles, infant through adult, are needed. Monetary donations will also be gladly accepted.  For more information regarding donation items and drop-off points, click here. Collected items will be distributed in December.

Questions: contact: ucfsdcoatdrive1@gmail.com 

UHS Baseball Gently Used Sports Equipment and Sale

The UHS Baseball team is once again hosting its annual sports equipment collection and sale. Click here to learn more about how you can donate and purchase gently used sports equipment of all types to support the baseball team.

Unionville Ice Hockey Fundraiser

The Unionville Ice Hockey Club is holding two fundraisers this fall season.  Click here to learn more about this weekend's car wash and the upcoming sale of beautiful, holiday wreaths.

 UHS Baseball "Build A Bag" Fundraiser

Looking for a personal, versatile gift for a special family member or friend? Order customized totes, thermal bags or cinch sacks from an exclusive offline sale of selected items from “mythirtyone.com” to benefit the UHS Diamond Club and Indian Baseball Program!

Guaranteed holiday delivery for orders received by Monday, November 27, 2017

These durable totes can be used to carry athletic equipment or camping gear, craft materials, textbooks and school supplies; and as an overnight or diaper bag, picnic basket, beach tote, etc. Thermals are available in family and individual sizes, and are handy for road trips and sporting events! All items can be personalized with text and graphics.

UHS Baseball - Build a Bag Fundraiser Order Form

Questions? E-mail mjwaltermjw@gmail.com

Unionville Sports Council Fundraiser

As you begin your holiday shopping, please consider supporting the Unionville Sports Council.  Click here for more information.

Citadel Heart of Learning Award

The Citadel Heart of Leaning Award is a teaching excellence award that recognizes Chester County teachers who show dedication both in and out of the classroom.  To nominate a deserving teacher, click on the link below.

http://ucfsd-announcements.blogspot.com/2017/10/awarding-teachers-with-heart.html

FCA Gives Back

The Chester County Fellowship of Christian Athletes is collecting single serving snacks and drinks this holiday season in partnership with 5 local community centers.  Click here for more information.

SCCSA Rec Academy

 
If your soccer player is interested in building his/her skills and possibly transitioning to a travel team, click here to learn more about the SCCSA Rec Academy.
 

 

Knauer Performing Art Center Family Jazz Night - December 21st

 
Join us for an evening of holiday music and fun featuring the Pocopson and Unionville children's choirs on December 21st.  Click here for more information. 
 

Kennett Symphony Presents Pops Goes the Holiday

 
On December 2nd, the Kennett Symphony presents Pops Goes the Holiday with special guest Philadanco.  Click here for more information.
 

West Chester Sudio for the Performing Arts

 
West Chester Studio for the Performing Arts is offering acting and musical theater classes for all age levels.  Click here for more information.
 

Students Unite for Her

 
A Student Unite for Her grant is available to any student family or staff member affected by breast cancer.  Click here for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
750 Unionville Road, Kennett Square, PA
(610) 347-1600
uhspto@ucfsd.net