Tuesday, February 21, 2017

UHS PTO eNews 2/21/2017


February 14, 2017

Upcoming Important Dates

23  FOCUS-How to Raise an Adult Author Presentation 7pm
24 - 25 UHS Used Book Sale
25  UHS Jazz along the Brandywine
25 UHS Baseball Used equipment sale - CF Patton Middle School
6            After Prom meeting
16 - 17   UHS Play Mary Poppins
24          UTHON
FOCUS- How to Raise an Adult - Author presentation

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:  Cara Malone tcmalone@comcast.net or
Rose Hearn rosehearn@comcast.net  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

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.
SAT Bootcamp at Unionville High School
 Just $175 Per Student
Catalyst's SAT Bootcamp is a confidence-boosting weekend seminar that teaches students strategies for every type of question they're guaranteed to encounter on the SAT. Selected topics include how to:
● Shortcut math questions that stump more than 90% of test-takers
● Spot hidden clues that reveal the main idea in lengthy SAT Reading passages
● Avoid the three sneaky ways the SAT's Writing & Language test tries to trick
● Use a proven template to earn perfect scores in reading, analysis, and writing on the SAT Essay
Catalyst's SAT Bootcamp is not a mock test or an infomercial for our services. Students learn proven strategies from experts who earned perfect scores on the new SAT. Participants receive 8 hours of instruction, Catalyst's 368-page SAT Bootcamp book, bonus online instruction, and personalized feedback.
SAT Bootcamp at Unionville High School
Wednesday, March 1st, 4pm-8pm & Saturday, March 4th, 9am - 1pm (Students attend both days.)
Tuition is just $175. To enroll visit www.CatalystPrep.com and click on the Bootcamp Sign-Up tab on the website's menu bar or call us at 800.235.0056. The deadline to enroll in this special prep opportunity is Friday, February 24th
This Event Is Sponsored By The Unionville Chadds Ford Education Foundation!

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

After Prom Phone-a-thon
Community Service Hours may be earned at the After Prom Phone-A-Thon on Monday, February 27th, Thursday, March 2nd, and Tuesday, March 7th from 6:00-8:30 p.m. Students will be calling High School parents from the High School Office.  You will be given a script to follow when you make the calls. This is open to any student wanting to lend a hand in the After Prom Fundraising Task.  All students are welcome to participate. See attached sign-up sheet. After Prom Phone Sign-Up 2017.docx 
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 per pennant 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.


Please consider contributing to the Unionville-Chadds Ford Community Scholarship Fund. The 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.
You can have your student drop off the donation to the High School Office in an envelope marked UCF Community Scholarship. We accept cash, change or if you would like, a check made payable to UCF Community Scholarship Fund.

GIANT Fundraising opportunity See attached letter giant letter.doc

 2017 Unionville HS Production of "Mary Poppins" March 16 -17
The Unionville HS Musical Theater productions have a long history of excellence. Started By Howard Wood, the productions have been presented here at UHS for over 40 years. The quality of productions have become a very valued part of the Unionville HS community. This year's production will be the fun and whimsical, Mary Poppins. The production team is excited to be putting this show together for you all to experience! It is a classic that all can enjoy!


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