Wednesday, January 25, 2017

UHS PTO eNews 1/25/2017

UHS PTO eNews

January 25, 2017

 

Upcoming Important Dates

JANUARY
26  FOCUS-How to Raise an Adult Book Discussion 7pm
26  Unionville Rugby Dine and Donate Fundraiser PJ Whelhan's 5pm 
29  Lacrosse Flapjack Fundraiser - Applebee's 8am
 
FEBRUARY
 2   UHS Course Selection Night
6    After Prom Meeting
16  College Planning night
20  SCHOOL Closed
23  FOCUS-How to Raise an Adult Book Discussion 7pm
24 - 25 UHS Used Book Sale
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Unionville Rugby Dine and Donate
Thursday January 26 at PJ Whelihans 5pm - 9pm. A FULFILING and FUN way to support Unionville Rugby
 
UHS Lacrosse Applejack Fundraiser
Sunday January 29th. See Flyer for details.UHS Boys Lacrosse Flapjack Fundraiser.pdf 
 
UHS PTO MEETING - FEBRUARY 9th at 9:15
The UHS PTO welcomes you to attend our next PTO meeting. 
We will meet at 9:15 on February 9th in the newly renovated main office conference room. 
Please join us as Mr. Conley welcomes us into the expanded office conference room so he can show what was purchased with the approved PTO grant given to this project in the fall. It will be a first hand demonstration of the flexibility and usefulness of what was requested in this particular grant. 
We hope you can attend the PTO meeting so you can:
1) hear all about the important changes being made to the MLK Food Drive this year
2) learn about what is being worked on with respect to After Prom, hear about its mission and goals and find out how you can get involved
3) hear the latest on the Used Book Sale, the PTO's biggest fundraiser of the year
4) participate in an open forum with Mr. Conley where questions you may have about events/situations at the high school can be asked
Should you have any questions prior to the PTO meeting you may contact Kim Lauder kimlauder@verizon.net or Luci McClure  luci.mcclure@gmail.com 
We hope to see you there!
 
UHS Used Book Sale
The sign up below is for adult volunteers for pricing and sorting books and weekend of sale cashiers/restocking etc.  Please take a moment to look at sign up and take a shift if you are able - also please share with your friends.  As you know this is the high schools biggest fundraiser and the success of this sale is dependent of getting you our volunteers.

UNIONVILLE-CHADDS FORD COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP 
The Community Scholarship is a grant of a stated amount of money collected annually from the school community by open solicitation. Its purpose is to award the worthy student who wishes to continue his/her education following graduation from Unionville High School. The grant is for the first year of post-secondary work only and will be applied toward college costs (i.e., tuition, room and board). As many grants will be made annually as the treasury of the Community Scholarship can support. The categories for selecting recipients are cumulative grade point average (GPA) as of the end of the third quarter, the score on a timed, handwritten essay, and school activities verified in all four years. Students who have transferred to UHS should have previous school activities substantiated on an official transcript or document with the school seal from the former accredited high school. Essay date: TBD (will either be Feb. 27 or March 1 depending on facilities requests).
Deadline: Completed application due to Counseling Center by February 20, 2017.

UHS Pennants

Support your UHS basketball team by buying Unionville pennants, currently on display in the school offices.
Pennants are for sale at all home UHS basketball games, at the UHS store by the cyber cafe  and can be ordered by mailing a check made out to UHS Basketball Hoopsters for $15 perpennant to Betty Kucharczuk - 16 Raven Drive Chadds Ford, PA 19317
**Please indicate if you want a pennant that is navy with gold letters or gold with navy letters.**
Include your phone number, email address and the school to which you would want the pennant delivered in the order. You may use the attached order form. Please email Betty (bettykucharczuk@gmail.com) with any questions.

GIANT Fundraising opportunity See attached letter giant letter.doc

Collecting Gently Used Sports Equipment to benefit Unionville High School Baseball Team

Are you thinking about cleaning out the garage or storage area of the sports equipment no longer being used? The Unionville High School Baseball Team Diamond Club Boosters will begin collecting gently used sports equipment as part of a fundraiser. 

Please help by donating your used equipment for any sport ( Golf, hockey, baseball, football, lacrosse, tennis etc)

Please arrange a pick up at your home, by contacting or texting: George Pellegrino at 484-354-0508 or email at pellegrino.george@gmail.com

 FOCUS- How to Raise an Adult Book Discussion

Julie Lythcott-Haims is a well-known author and speaker and she is in great demand across the country. The idea to bring her to our district came out of discussions at our district's Wellness Committee meetings and discuss one of her books-How to Raise an Adult  .  This is an exciting opportunity for our community.  Here is the link to our registration site: https://howtoraiseanadult.eventbrite.com.  See attached flyer Poster for Julie 1.3.pdf 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact one of us.
FOCUS Co-Chairs

Here's a link to a clip of one of Julie's TED talks:  https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=julie+lythcott+haims+ted+talk&view=detail&mid=CED82C1D365B6B0B522DCED82C1D365B6B0B522D&FORM=VIRE

 

 

 




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