UHS PTO eNews
February 1, 2017
Upcoming Important Dates
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.
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)
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
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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