Monday, May 6, 2013

UESeNews #52 May 6, 2013

Dates to remember:

May 14 – 17- Book Fair
May 16- K-3 Spring Concert
May 16- Open House
May 21- School Closed
May 22- Grade 4 and 5 Spring Concert

Listserv Table of Contents:

+Field Day
+UE PTO Faculty/Staff Appreciation
+Spring Book Fair
+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
Field Day - Wednesday, June 5, 2013 (Raindate - Thursday, June 6,2103)
Mrs. Hurley has worked very hard to make this a fun, outdoor play! Parents
and other family members are needed at stations to keep things running
smoothly and to cheer on the students. It is an enjoyable day for
everyone, so please send in the volunteer sheet that will be coming home
with your child.
9:15 - 11:30 AM : Kindergarten, 3rd and 4th grade
1:00 - 3:15: PM : Kindergarten, Pre-First, 1st and 2nd grade
If you have any questions about Field Day or volunteering, please contact
Lynda Starnes at or #610-347-1025. See you on June

*****Message 2 of 7
UE PTO Faculty/Staff Appreciation – Thursday, May 30th
This week, you will receive information regarding the annual UEPTO
Faculty/Staff Appreciation Luncheon on May 30th, 2013. Please consider
helping out by volunteering or contributing items for the luncheon to
thank our teachers and staff for all that they do!
Please sign up via the following SignUp Genius Link:
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Becky Bondi
( or Dana Mayer ( Thank you in
advance for your help in making this event a success!

*****Message 3 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 sign up at

*****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 everyone!
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 TODAY. For more information contact: Regina Turner

*****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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