UE Listserv October 14, 2013
Dates to Remember;
October 16 – Market Day Pick Up
October 18 – NO SCHOOL
Listserv Table of Contents
* Birthday Box Program
* Happy Birthday UE
* October PTO Meeting
* Breakfast With a Buddy
* Fall Book Fair
* Family Fun Night Update
* Stars Boutique
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Birthday Box Program
What is the Birthday Box Program?
Has your child ever received a birthday party invitation and instead of
sharing your child's excitement, you are wondering if you can afford a
present? The goal of the Birthday Box Program is to help take away that
worry by providing an age appropriate gift that your child can give to the
birthday boy/girl. There is no financial obligation to you. The mission of
the program is to help all our students maintain important social
connections with their peers, like attending a birthday party, without
placing a financial burden on the family.
How it works?
A child alerts their teacher that they have to go to the nurse's office.
Mrs. Fulginiti will have the Birthday Box in her office. This box is
filled with all different kinds of toys and games including the wrapping
paper. She will help the student pick out an appropriate gift and help
wrap it. The student then will pick up the present at the end of the day.
It will be placed in a non-descript bag to maintain complete privacy.
This program is available to any of our school's families with financial
need and is provided at no charge.
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Happy 90th Birthday UE!
The Unionville Consolidated School, now Unionville Elementary School,
is celebrating its 90th school year. Our doors opened in September of
On Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 10:00am to 1:00pm,
Unionville Elementary School will be open to Alumni and Community Visitors
in recognition and celebration of our school's 90th Anniversary.
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Please join us for our October PTO meeting
The October PTO meeting will be held on Friday, October 25th at 9:15 AM in
the SGI room.
Come and learn about where your Booster Drive and fundraising dollars are
The items requested from the fall Enrichment budget will be presented and
voted on at this meeting.
The guest speaker will be Lele Galer and Jan Grimes from the UCF Education
We hope to see you there!
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Don't forget to send in your Mixed Bag Orders. Mixed Bags sale ends
MONDAY, OCTOBER 21.
All checks made out to UEPTO and please collect a 6% sales tax on all your
orders. Students should keep the yellow sheet of the duplicate order form.
Questions contact Jennifer Hall at email@example.com. Thank you in
advance for your support!
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BREAKFAST WITH A BUDDY
Oct. 23, 24, 25
8:15 - 8:45 a.m.
Bring your parent, grandparent or special someone
to enjoy some breakfast goodies with your classmates before school!
Please come during your assigned day.
A-I Wed. Oct. 23
J-R Thu. Oct. 24
S-Z Fri. Oct. 25
Also, if you could include the attached document in the Back Pack Express
that would be great.
Thank you and of course if you have any questions or if I am not following
procedure requesting this, please let me know.
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Parents, please mark your calendars. The Fall Book Fair is scheduled for
Wednesday October 23 – Friday October 25. The theme is "Book Fair Oasis -
A Cool Place to Discover Hot Books". There will be a wide variety of books
for all ages, from picture books to chapter books to reference books. The
Fall Book Fair will run concurrently with Breakfast with a Buddy. In
addition, children will be scheduled to attend the fair during school, and
there will be opportunities for parents to attend as well. It's a great
opportunity to start your holiday shopping!
This year we also have the ability to preorder the newest Diary of a Wimpy
Kid book – "Hard Luck". Details will go home with your child – lookout for
this so you can order the book before it's even released in November! In
addition, if you aren't able to make the book fair you can also order
online between 10/16 and 11/5 using the following link -
Also, we are still looking for volunteers. If you would like to get
involved in this important literacy program, please volunteer using the
following link - www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0445ADAE28A57-reading.
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IMPORTANT Family Fun Night Update
Our UE school Family Fun night will be held at our local firehouse, NOT in
Saturday, October 19th
Po-Mar-Lin Fire Company
36 Firehouse drive
Scarecrow corner, caramel apple corner and fun fire safety activities.
Kids and adults can tour the firehouse, fire trucks, try on fire safety
equipment and much more.
Marybeth & Kevin from Catherine's Restaurant have offered to sell their
famous "Mushroom crab soup". All proceeds will benefit the firehouse.
This is a FREE event. However, our firehouse is in need of HELP. If
possible, we ask that families provide a monetary donation to the
firehouse. They currently need many items, including a stove and safety
gear. All of our firefighters are volunteers with regular jobs and choose
to give their time to our community.
I'll have a special enveloped for donations that night. CASH or CHECK is
Our PTO is providing soft pretzels, water, caramel for apples, and hay for
scarecrow making. Parents MUST provide clothing and whatever else they
want on their scarecrows.
This is going to be a very active and fun night for all UE families. We
are in need of volunteers for this event.
Tuesday, October 15th is the last day to RSVP. Please contact Michelle
Reichert i@ firstname.lastname@example.org if attending, helping or questions.
UNIONVILLE ELEMENTARY PRESENTS:
Second annual "STARS BOUTIQUE" at Unionville Elementary.
We are looking for business owners wishing to promote and sale products at
our local vendor event on November 23rd from 9am-2pm.
If interested or need more information regarding our "STARS BOUTIQUE",
please call or email Michelle Reichert at: 484-354-1730 or
Registration and payment MUST be received by or before October 15th, Space
is LIMITED one vendor per product.
This is going to be a well-attended event this year!
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