Monday, March 10, 2014

UE eNews for March 10, 2014

UE eNews for March 10, 2014

Dates to Remember:

Note** Please check the UE website frequently for date changes. Snow days
may affect scheduled events.

March 14 - UE Talent Show

March 19 - Market Day Pick Up

March 21 - PTO Meeting 1:00

March 23 - 4th Grade Skating Party

March 28 - 3rd Grade Read-a-Thon

March 31 - April 7 PSSA Math and Reading Grades 3, 4, 5

April 3 - UEPTO Fashion Show

April 9 to 11 - Half Days Conferences

April 15 -18 - Spring Break (please watch for changes due to snow days)

April 22 and 23 - PSSA Writing Grade 5

April 29 and 30 - PSSA Science Grade 4

April 23 -- Market Day Pick up

April 25 -- PTO Volunteer Breakfast


1. No New PTO Communications Packet This Week

2. First Annual Lacrosse Family Fun Day April 6

3. Sign Up for 3rd Grade Read-a-thon

4. UCFSD Family Fun Night Out to Support The United Way

5. Girls on the Run at UE Starts Today but Three Spots Still Available

6. Meet the Cast of The Wizard of Oz and Purchase Show Tickets

7. Art & Garden at Pocopson Elementary Saturday April 26

8. UHS Fashion Show March 21

9. Girls Lacrosse Clinic March 30

10. The 65th Annual Chadds Ford Art Sale & Show is Friday, March 21

***** Message 1

Weekly Communications Packet:

There will not be a new communications packet published this week.

Earlier issues can be found on the PTO website. Please check back

each Monday on our PTO website for the latest details on upcoming PTO


***** Message 2

Come and join us for the First Annual Lacrosse Family Fun Day, benefiting
the URA, Spirit, Patton, and UHS lacrosse programs. The event is Sunday,
April 6th 12-4pm at Pocopson Park and will be highlighted by a "King of the
Can" tournament and a cowplop contest, as well as food, inflatables, family
activities and lots of fun! More info can be found on the UHS boys'
lacrosse website at: or by
contacting Kim Di Biaggio at

***** Message 3

Sign up now for the 3rd Grade Read-a-thon! 3rd grade students will have a
fun night of games, crafts, snacks and reading on Friday, March 28th.
Students are dropped off at UE at 6:00 p.m. and picked up at 9:00 p.m.
This year's book is Hank Zipzer and the Zippity Zinger. The 3rd grade
teachers will read most of the book to the students in class during the
month of March with the final chapters being read by a special guest at the
Read-a-thon. There is a $5 registration fee for this activity. Contact or if you have questions or if
you would like to volunteer. Register by clicking the following link:

*****Message 4

UCFSD is proud to present Family Night Out in support of the United Way of
Chester County on Saturday, March 15th from 5-8pm. It's a fabulous night
of family entertainment (kids arcade, middle school activity area, and
family movie); delicious food (chili dogs and bake sale ~ vegetarian items
too!) and prizes (student quizzo winners announced, family quizzo game and
SILENT AUCTION). Some of this year's silent auction items include: NFL
Films Studio Tour for 4, tickets to an Eagles game and a Phillies game, a
landscaping package from Terrain, gift certificates for spas, restaurants,
theater tickets, and concerts! A student quizzo is being sent home with
Elementary School students this week. Winners from each elementary school
will be drawn the night of the event. It's going to be a fun night to
spend with family and friends ~ order your tickets today! http://www.
*unitedwayscc*.org/ <>

*****Message 5

Girls on the Run at UE - Season Starts Today

3 spots still available.

- practices Mondays and Fridays from 3:30 to 5:00 PM

- Registration can be found at:

- No running experience necessary

- The season runs from March 10th to May 30th.

- The end of the season 5k is in West Chester on May 31st

***** Message 6

Come meet the characters of the Wizard of Oz!

Saturday, March 29th from 10-12 at Patton Middle School

In anticipation of their upcoming production, the cast and crew of The
Wizard of Oz are inviting YOU to a sneak preview and backstage pass to the
show. Come ready to learn about the show, play some games and get your
pictures taken when you meet the characters from OZ! Actual play dates are
April 3, 4 and 5. More information on tickets coming

Reserve your tickets NOW to see the Wizard of Oz at Patton Middle School.
Tickets are available for Thursday, April 3 at 7pm, Friday, April 4 at 8pm
and Saturday April 5 at 2pm. Click on to
reserve your tickets. Tickets are payable the night/day of the
performance and are $5 each.

***** Message 7

Art & Garden at Pocopson Elementary Saturday April 26, 2014 9:00-3:00

Pocopson Elementary School's annual event, 9am-3pm, rain or shine! Bring
your entire family! Kick off the day with our FunRun - Registration at 9,
Start at 9:30. A 1/3 mile for Kindergarten - 2nd graders and a 1 mile for
3rd - 5th and up! Then come on in and enjoy the spring day with carnival
games, inflatable obstacle courses, performances and face painters. Join us
for lunch, shop in our Craft Fair, pick up a beautiful Plant and bid on one
of over 100 quality Silent Auction items. Share some community spirit and
celebrate the arrival of spring! See more on our website:

***** Message 8

UHS Fashion Show

The theme this year is James Bond "For Your Eyes Only" and the show is
being held on Friday March 21st at 7:30 at the UHS Auditorium. There will
be great fashions (both casual and formal wear) all very generously donated
by area merchants. The girls' hair and make-up also have been graciously
donated by area salons. The models are mostly Junior and Senior students,
there will be some great James Bond music sung by some very talented UHS
students, silent auction items and original designs showcased by students.
Please come and see "who wore what!".

$10 adults/$5 students

Ages 10 and under FREE

We would love your support. 100% of the proceeds goes to the After Prom
which helps to make prom a safe and memorable night for students.

***** Message 9


When: Sunday, March 30th (rain or shine)

Where: Unionville High School Stadium Turf Field

Time: 1:00-3:00pm

Cost: $25 (walk ups welcome)

Please bring goggles, mouth guard, stick and water.


Make checks payable to: Unionville Girls Lacrosse Booster Club

Mail to: Liz Malone, 1419 Pocopson Rd., West Chester, PA 19382 (

Please detach and submit requested information below with check.

I GIVE PERMISSION FOR MY DAUGHTER _______________________________

Unionville Girls Lacrosse Booster Club, UHS coaches and/or players for any
damages or injury which may occur at this event.

Email:_________________________ Phone #:_______________________

***** Message 10

The 65th Annual Chadds Ford Art Sale & Show is Friday, March 21, from 7-10
PM (Adults Only), and Saturday, March 22nd from 10AM -4:00 PM, (Children
Welcome). The Art Show is the biggest fundraiser for the CFE PTO. This
year, we will have a very special guest, Victoria Wyeth, granddaughter of
Andrew and Betsy Wyeth, joining us on Saturday, March 22, for a talk at
11:00 AM. After her talk, Ms. Wyeth will be signing copies of the book
*Andrew Wyeth: Autobiography.* The books will then available for purchase.

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