Monday, April 15, 2013

UESeNews#47 April 15, 2013

Dates to remember:

April 17 – 18 – 19 – Half Day K-5 Conferences
April 20 - Run for Our Sons
April 20 – United Way Pasta Dinner
April 26 – PTO Volunteer Breakfast

Listserv Table of Contents:

+Spring Pictures – Order or return package to school
+UE Volunteer Breakfast
+UE PTO Committee Chairs needed for 2013-2014
+UE Eco and Recycling Fair
+Summer Camps listed on UCFSD website
+ Art and Garden at Pocopson Elementary
+Pasta Dinner and Run for Our Sons

*****Message 1 of 7
Spring Pictures

Your child has brought home their spring picture package. You have the
option to purchase the entire package or just a sheet or two. Use the
envelope included with the pictures to submit payment.
If you choose not to keep the pictures, please return the ENTIRE package
back to school as soon as possible.
Questions? email Cindy Poe or Amy Hill

*****Message 2 of 7
You are invited to the Volunteer Breakfast!!!!
Friday, April 26th at 9:15 a.m!
UE teachers graciously provide a very nice breakfast for all
parent/grandparent volunteers as their way of saying "thank you" for all
that you do.
We would like to make sure this event is well attended as the teachers
really make a huge effort for this breakfast.
If you have volunteered on a committee or PTO event, served as a homeroom
mom or a committee chair, or donated items for class parties or school
events, please plan on attending!!!

*****Message 3 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!

*****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
Are you looking for summer camp ideas? Go to the UCFSD website under the
ebackpack at
To view local summer camp information, including…
Benchmark, DCCC, Carousel Arts, Boomers, etc.

*****Message 6 of 7
Art & Garden at Pocopson Elementary
Saturday April 27th
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
It's art. It's garden plants. But it is also so much more! Join us at
Pocopson Elementary and bring your family for the fun. There will be a Fun
Run for the kids (registration online or at 9:00 am, with the race
beginning at 9:30 am), games and activities for the kids (including a moon
bounce obstacle course), food, crafts, a silent auction with tons of great
items up for bid, and a plant sale for all your garden needs. Check it all
out on our website at

*****Message 7 of 7
Run for our Sons 5k and 1 mile walk starts at 9am at CFP Middle School,
registration is at 8am. Help support the Parent Project for Muscular
Dystrophy! There will be door prizes and raffles as well as refreshments
At 5pm bring the whole family to UHS for the Annual United Way / UCFSD
FAMILY PASTA DINNER. Let us cook for you! There will be a one of a kind
Silent Auction with items like having the district administrators make you
a chili dinner!! There are also raffles, a children's arcade, and live
entertainment including our own Chris D'Esposito who will play twice
during the evening!! You can also get a professional family portrait taken
for $5 and the kids can join in a scavenger hunt!!
If you run in the race you will get a discount off a family entrance
ticket! So plan your day now!
To purchase Pasta Dinner tickets in advance, go

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