Monday, September 16, 2013

UES eNews September 16,2013

[Marker]Dates to remember:

September 18 – Market Day Pickup
September 20 – PTO Meeting
October 4th to 6th -- Unionville Community Fair

Listserv Table of Contents:

+ ON-Line UEPTO Weekly Information Packet
+UE Library Volunteers Needed
+District Directory Information and extended due date
+UE PTO Booster Drive
+Girls on the Run
+SAT Information
+InfoSnap Registration
+First PTO meeting on Sept 20
+Stars for Service
+Science Explorers Afterschool Program
+ Cow Pie Bingo

*****Message 1 of 11
ON-Line UEPTO Weekly Information Packet
Please remember to check out the UEPTO's communication packet; it is
updated every Monday and contains important information including upcoming
PTO events, programs, calendar, and after school activity registration
forms. It can be found on the PTO webpage using the following link: [
http://ues.ucfsd.org/pto.html ]http://ues.ucfsd.org/pto.html.
Any questions? Please feel free to contact DANAMAYER@GMAIL.com
***** Message 2 of 11
UE Library Volunteers Needed!
The UE Library is in need of volunteers for the upcoming school year.
Volunteers will assist with shelving returned books, maintaining
bookshelves, assisting students in finding books, processing of new books
into the library, and occasional light clerical work. Volunteers can
choose a two-hour shift, weekly or biweekly. This is a year-long
commitment.
If you are interested in helping, please return the volunteer form LINK
HERE to Tracy Knox, UEPTO Library Coordinator. Please contact Tracy with
any questions at [ _blank:theknoxes303@comcast.net
]theknoxes303@comcast.net.
*****Message 3 of 11
IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR ALL FAMILIES WHO WANT TO BE LISTED IN THE UCFSD
DIRECTORY
Due to an error in the directory portion of InfoSnap, we must now recreate
the directory using the link below. ONLY information submitted through
this link will be included in the directory. Therefore, it is extremely
important for everyone to re-enter your information via this link even if
you previously filled out your information on Infosnap. You will not be
included in the directory if you do not resubmit your information. The
deadline for submission is Monday, September 23.
[ fcp://@ucfsd.org,%231004377/MailBox/_blank
]https://docs.google.com/a/ucfsd.net/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dDZMRnJkWlR0OGd3M2swcnVoS041LWc6MA

This link can also be found on our website page ([
fcp://@ucfsd.org,%231004377/MailBox/_blank/ues.ucfsd.org/
]http://ues.ucfsd.org/). Click on the posting regarding the directory
under announcements or scroll down to SCHOOL eNews and look for "Important
Message about the UCFSD Directory".
To order a directory, please use the directory order form that can be
found in the latest issue of Backpack Express on the PTO tab of UE's
website. Order deadline has been extended to Friday, September 20. Any
questions? Please contact Dana Mayer at [ _blank:DANALMAYER@GMAIL.COM
]DANALMAYER@GMAIL.COM
*****Message 4 of 11

UNIONVILLE ELEMENTARY ANNUAL PTO BOOSTER DRIVE
Enrich & support your child's
- Academic Success
- Artistic & Social Programs
- UE School Community

Checks should be made out toUEPTO & sent via backpack express in an
envelope marked "booster drive". Donations requested by 9/27/13. 100% of
funds go directly to Unionville Elementary (501c) school programs &
enrichment + your donation is tax deductible!
HAVE YOU SENT YOUR CHECK IN?

***** Message 5 of 11

Girls on the Run – Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30 – 5:00 pm
Girls on the Run is a nationally acclaimed program that combines training
for a 5K run while learning positive life lessons. Twice a week after
school, trained coaches weave lessons about body image, peer pressure and
healthy choices among fun running activities. The program will run from
Sept. 23 – Dec. 7 ending with the Girls on the Run 5K Challenge at
Downingtown West High School on Sunday, Dec. 8. Team size is limited to 15
girls in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade. Registration is currently open. You can
contact your local Y to register or you can register on line at [
http://www.ymcabwv.org/gotr ]www.ymcabwv.org/gotr.

*****Message 6 of 11
Is your junior or senior taking the SAT this Fall? If so, please consider
the SAT Bootcamp held at Unionville High School Thursday September 26th
from 4-8pm and Saturday September 28th from 9am-1pm. The cost is $165 for
the two day camp, and a portion of that fee go to The Unionville Chadds
Ford Education Foundation to support the Senior Scholarship fund. For more
information go to [
fcp://@ucfsd.org,%231004377/MailBox/_blank/www.catalystprep.com
]www.catalystprep.com and click the Bootcamp sign-up tab on the menu bar.
This is a great way to increase your child's SAT scores in the comfort of
your own school setting. The deadline to sign up is September 24th at 6pm"
*****Message 7 of 11
Got INFOSNAP?~ If you have not done so already, please login to Infosnap
and complete your student's mandatory forms ASAP.~ Your student's snapcode
was included in the summer mailing; if you need assistance with your
snapcode please contact your school's main office.~ The Infosnap link can
be found on the home page of the [
fcp://@ucfsd.org,%231004377/MailBox/_blank/www.ucfsd.org/ ]district
website.
Note: You must use INFOSNAP to register your information (address and
phone number) to be included in the district directory.

*****Message 8 of 11
Dear Unionville Elementary School Families
~Welcome back to another great year at UE.
~Just a reminder to join us for our first PTO meeting of the year on
Friday, September 20th at 1:00 PM in the SGI room.
~Join us for coffee, cookies and donuts, great company and an excellent
start to the school year.
~We look forward to talking about what the PTO has planned in the upcoming
months as well as hearing from Mr. Beaver on the results of the Olweus
Bullying Survey.
~Younger children are welcome to attend.
~We hope to see you there.

*****Message 9 of 11

Attention, 3rd, 4th and 5th Graders —~Unionville STARs for Service is
about to begin its fifth year! We will meet each month and work on a
variety of projects that positively affect the UE and local communities.
Come join all the fun while supporting our community! Our first meeting
will be Sept. 17th~after school (when we will clean up the LIVESTRONG
garden) and we plan to meet the third Tuesday of every month after that.
If your child is interested in participating, contact Libby Quillman ([
_blank:quillman2@msn.com ]quillman2@msn.com) or Laura Winchester ([
_blank:laura.winchester@nemours.org ]laura.winchester@nemours.org) for
more information, or have your child join us after school on Sept. 17th~to
learn more.

*****Message 10 of 11

Come and join us for another exciting year of Science Explorers! Our first
club will be a "Magical Mystery Tour" Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, and Nov 7. We
will reveal a rainbow of colors in our acid and base lab, mix up an
endothermic reaction to create a "matter monster," learn about jumping
electrons, conduct experiments on mystery powders, disappearing crystals
and magic sand. Look for sign up information in September. For more
information contact Susan Pignolo [ _blank:sflrjp@verizon.net
]sflrjp@verizon.net.


*****Message 11 of 11

MOOOO WHOOOO
The UEPTO is honored once again to be asked to work with the Unionville
Community Fair and co Sponsor the ever popular Cow Pie Bingo Ticket
Raffle.~
Your ticket purchase helps support not only our school but several Chester
County organizations. A portion of the Cow Pie Bingo ticket sales will go
to support Chester County Food Bank, The Barn at Springbrook Farm, The
Unionville Community Scholarship Fund, Po Mar Lin Fire Company, Longwood
Fire Company and the fair itself so we can continue to enjoy the fair
without entrance fees.~
As partners in this program we are asking that every UE family sell at
least 5 tickets to support this cause, our school and these wonderful
organizations that the Unionville Community Fair supports!~
THE COW PIE WINNER WILL RECEIVE $1,000 THAT'S A LOT OF MOO-LAH
See the backpack express for order forms

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