Tuesday, September 12, 2017

September 12th PTO eNews

September 12, 2017


This week's eNews highlights

  • Art Gala Kick-Off Meeting Tonight - September 12th @ 7 p.m.
  • Class Photos - Seniors: 9/12 through 9/15; Underclassmen: 9/20
  • Back to School Night and PTO Raffle - September 14th 
  • Hardin-Jefferson/UHS Volunteer Organizational Meeting-September 20th

  • Rosh Hashana - No School - September 21st
  • New SAT and Act Practice Tests - September 23rd @ 8 a.m.
  • College Planning Dates to Remember
  • UCFSD Neighborhood News 

Art Gala Kick-Off Meeting Tuesday, September 12th @ 7p.m.

The Art Gala is the second largest fundraiser sponsored by the UHS PTO and it is only two months away!  We need your help to make this event a success! Join us for a fun evening out at our kick-off meeting in the home of Carol Apicella, 1849 Huntsman Lane, West Chester, PA 19382.  Socialize with UHS parents and find out how you can help. No art background or experience is needed!

Questions? Contact Tammi Maciolek at 610-505-6970 or tmaciolek@me.com

Class Photos

Senior portraits are being taken Tuesday, September 12th, through Friday, September 15th. Photographers are available each day between 3pm and 8pm in the Cafeteria LGI.  

Undergraduate photographs will be taken on Wednesday, September 20th. Your student(s) should have brought home an order form.

Questions?  Contact the Unionville High School Main Office at 610-347-1600

Back to School Night and PTO Raffle - September 14th 

Back to School Night will be held on Thursday, September 14th and NOT on the 15th as originally listed on the PTO calendar.  Please stop by the UHS PTO table to learn more about the three, main, PTO-sponsored events that will be taking place throughout the shool year - Art Gala, Used Book Sale and After Prom - and how you can help.  Volunteers who sign up for one or more of these events at Back to School Night will receive a chance to win a UHS Swag Bag filled with spirit wear items and a certificate for a Free SAT/ACT Practice Test offered in September or Janauary!  We look forward to seeing you at Back to School Night.


Hardin-Jefferson/UHS Volunteer Organizational Meeting-September 20th


How can you help in our efforts to support our extended family in Sour Lake, TX? On the evening of  September 20th from 6:00-7:00 pm, we will hold an organizational meeting to discuss fundraising ideas/plans for the current school year. If you would like to attend or just learn more about our efforts for the Hardin-Jefferson SD, please plan to meet in the UHS LGI.

No School - Rosh Hashana - September 21st


New SAT and ACT Practice Tests, September 23rd @ 8 a.m.

On Saturday, September 23rd, 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 which is payable through PayPal. Click here to register online by Wednesday, September 20th .  Check-in time on the 23rd begins at 7:30 a.m. and the exams will start promptly at 8 a.m. For more information regarding these practice tests click here

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

College Planning Dates to Remember

College Planning at a Glance - September 25th

Financial Aid Night - September 27th

College Road Map for Juniors - September 28th


UHS Marching Band Fall Fundraiser – Mum Sales

From now until September 20th the UHS Marching Band will be taking pre-orders for beautiful mums.  These flowers are being sourced through a local nursery and potted just a few days prior to you picking them up at UHS on October 4th.  Cost is $8/pot payable through PayPal. You do not need a PayPal account to order. Please click  on the attached link to get more details and to order your favorite colors.  


Questions?  Contact Lisa Porter at lnmporter@msn.com

Unionville Elementary Fall Festival

The Unionville Elementary PTO will be hosting a fall festival on Saturday, September 23rd.  Click here to learn all the fun details.

Flu Clinic

Flu shots will be given at UHS on October 5th.  Click here for more details.

Unionville Sports Council Golf Outing and Raffle

The Unionville Sports Council is hosting a golf outing and raffle at the Kennett Country Club on October 16th. Proceeds from this event will be used to support physical activity throughout our school district and community.  

Click here for more information.

Unionville Community Bike Drive

Gently used children's and adult bikes and accessories are once again being collected within our community. Last year over 150 bikes were collected, cleaned, and delivered to kids and families in our district and the surrounding area!  The clean-up day is scheduled for Saturday, Oct 21st, and would be a great opportunity to bring out the family and/or scout troop and pitch in to help clean and restore the equipment that gets donated. Click here for more information on how you can get involved in this worthy cause.

Raffle Benefitting UHS Boys' Lacrosse

The UHS boys' lacrosse team is running a raffle featuring a variety of exciting prizes.  The deadline for purchasing raffle tickets is September 29th.  Click here for more information and a full list of prizes.


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