Monday, April 29, 2013

UESeNews #51 April 29, 2013

Dates to remember:
April 30- Magazine Order Due
May 1- Blue Rocks Ticket Orders Due
May 14 – 17- Book Fair
May 16- Spring Concert and Open House

Listserv Table of Contents:

+ Magazine Fundraiser for an AUTHOR VISIT at UES
+Spring Book Fair
+ Crossfit Kennett Square offers free class to UE volunteers and parents
+UE Eco and Recycling Fair
+Unionville Day at the Wilmington Blue Rocks - June 2
+Student Art Show during Spring Open House – Volunteers Needed
+ PTO Committee Chairs needed for 2013-2014

*****Message 1 of 7
Magazine Fundraiser for an Author Visit at UES
If you are looking for some interesting summer reading for your child,
check out the magazine selections in the Time For Reading catalog that was
sent home. Orders are due by Tuesday, the 30th. Profits raised will go
directly to bringing an author to UES. Any questions, email Rita Langdon:

*****Message 2 of 7
Parents, Please mark your calendars. The Spring Book Fair is scheduled for
Wed May 15- Friday May 17. The theme is Story Laboratory, where "reading
gives you super power." There will be a wide variety of books for all
ages, from picture books to chapter books to reference books. This Fair
will take place around the K-3 Spring Concert as well as the Open House.
Children will be scheduled to attend during school, and there will be
opportunities for parents to attend as well.
Also, we are always looking for volunteers. If you would like to get
involved in this important literacy program, please email Pamela Pierce at

*****Message 3 of 7
Crossfit Kennett Square appreciates how hard UE pto parents and
volunteer's work for their kids and school! They like to offer a private
crossfit trial class open to just UE elementary school moms on Tuesday
4/30 at 11am. You can email with any question and
to RSVP if you like to attend! A fun way to get together and try the great
work out of crossfit!

*****Message 4 of 7
The UE Eco and Recycling Fair is Saturday, May 18th from 9am-2pm. Enjoy a
fun day of shopping with local eco-friendly vendors selling everything
from soaps, lotions and jewelry to art, organic dog treats and succulent
pies. Check out educational exhibits provided by area organizations
including the Brandywine Valley Association and Chester County Solid Waste
Authority. Bring your aluminum cans, small pieces of furniture, cabinetry,
used painted cans and old cellphones to support Trash Talkin' Ladies,
Habitat for Humanity and Cell Phones for Soldiers. There's something for
This is a rain or shine event.

*****Message 5 of 7
Unionville Day at the Wilmington Blue Rocks is Sunday, June 2! Come show
your Unionville pride, enjoy a family day of baseball, and support the
Unionville and Pocopson Elementary School Chorus as they perform before
the game. Watch for the flyer in backpack express. Tickets are $13.
Ticket Orders due on Wed, May 1. For more information contact: Regina

*****Message 6 of 7
Each year, Mrs. McQuillin creates an art show of the UE students' artwork
be viewed during Spring Open House. This year will be no exception! Sheets
are hung from the dropped ceilings in two of the 1st floor hallways and
the children's artwork is pinned to the sheets, organized by grade and

Please see the Sign Up Genius below to sign up to lend a hand. If you have
any questions, please contact Amy Kramer at

*****Message 7 of 7
PTO Committee Chairs needed for 2013-2014:
We are looking for parents to fill PTO committee chair positions for the
2013-2014 school year. A list of open positions went home in a flyer
recently via your child's backpack. Time commitments vary greatly…..please
consider helping out during the upcoming school year! Many of our programs
cannot be run without you! If you have any questions, are interested, or
would like a copy of open committee positions for next year, please
contact Dana Mayer at or Kim Lauder at Thanks for your consideration!

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