UE eNews for March 3, 2014
Dates to Remember:
Note** Please check the UE website frequently for date changes. Snow days
may affect scheduled events.
March 5 -- Kindergarten Registration 5-8 PM UHS Library.
March 5-6 - Talent Show Rehearsals
March 6 - Spring Picture Day
March 10 - Spring Bulb Fundraiser Orders Due
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 to April 7 -- PSSA Math and Reading Grades 3, 4, 5
April 3 - UEPTO Fashion Show
April 9 to 11 - Half Days, Conferences
April 15 to 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. PTO Communications Packet on Website Now
2. UEPTO Bulb Fundraiser Orders Due March 10
3. PSSA Testing Schedule Revision
4. Deadline for $40.00 Fashion Show Tickets March 4
5. Sign up now for the 3rd Grade Read-a-thon!
6. Kindergarten Registration March 5
7. Come meet the characters of the Wizard of Oz
8. Art & Garden at Pocopson Elementary Saturday April 26
9. UHS Fashion Show
10. Girls Lacrosse Clinic Grades 1 through 8
11. The 65th Annual Chadds Ford Art Sale & Show is Friday, March 21
12. UCFSD Family Night Out March 15
13 Unionville High School presents: GREASE the musical March 6, 7, 8
***** Message 1
PTO Weekly Communications Packet:
The March 3rd communications packet will be posted to our website today.
New weekly communications packets are published each Monday and can be
found in the PTO tab of the UE website. Older issues can be found under
the Archive section.
This week's packet contains the following information:
+Third Grade Read-A-Thon Information (March 28th)
+2014-2015 UEPTO Board Positions
+UEPTO Fashion Show (April 3rd) +Green Team Volunteer Needed +March PTO
+Patton Middle School Wizard of Oz Character Sneak Preview +UCFSD Family
Night Out Don't miss out on this important information!
***** Message 2
Spring planting is right around the corner!! Order bulbs from the UEPTO
and enjoy a beautiful garden all summer long. Order forms went home with
all children last week, so check your child's backpack. All proceeds from
this fundraiser will go directly to the building fund for the playground
shade pavilion/outdoor classroom planned for construction at UE soon.
· Please return order forms and checks to your child's homeroom
teacher by Monday, March 10.
· Please make checks payable to UEPTO.
· Bulbs will be delivered and sent home with children the week of
April 7th, just in time for Spring Break planting!
For questions please contact Ashley Bergbauer at 610-731-7045 or
***** Message 3
The PSSA testing schedule has been revised as a result of school closings
Please note the following changes to the original PSSA testing schedule:
Math and Reading -
Grades 3,4 and 5
March 31-April 7
April 22 and April 23
April 29 and April 30
***** Message 4
The annual 2014 UEPTO Fashion Show is on Thursday, April 3rd at the Kennett
Square Country Club. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Our theme this year is
"Let's Picnic in Style!"
REMINDER: DEADLINE FOR $40 TICKETS is Tuesday, March 4
Purchase your $40 ticket to the 2014 UEPTO "Let's Picnic in Style!" Fashion
Show and Silent Auction Fundraiser by Tuesday, March 4.
Ticket price increases to $45 on March 5. Don't delay!
Questions? Please contact Michelle Reichert at firstname.lastname@example.org
***** Message 5
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
BeckyBondi@gmail.com or LauriePrysock@aol.com if you have questions or if
you would like to volunteer. Register by clicking the following link:
***** Message 6
Unionville-Chadds Ford School District
Kindergarten Registration and Information Night
Wednesday, March 5th 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Unionville High School Library
* Register your child
* Meet your child's school administration team
* Talk with the nurse
* Representatives from transportation and food services will be there to
answer all of your questions
* Need extended day care? Y-Care representatives will be on hand to
discuss the program
For more information go to www.*ucfsd*.org
or call the registrar
***** Message 7
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
***** Message 8
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 9
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.
GIRLS LACROSSE CLINIC Grades 1 through 8COME OUT AND WORK ON YOUR LAX
SKILLS WITH THE UHS GIRLS LACROSSE TEAM AND UHS COACHES
When: Sunday, March 30th (rain or shine)
Where: Unionville High School Stadium Turf Field
Cost: $25 (walk ups welcome)
Please bring goggles, mouth guard, stick and water.
****FREE ADMISSION TO A LATER UHS GIRLS LACROSSE GAME****
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.
CONFIRMATION BY EMAIL. THANK YOU! ALL ARE WELCOME!
I GIVE PERMISSION FOR MY DAUGHTER _______________________________
TO ATTEND THE UHS GIRLS LACROSSE CLINIC on MARCH 30,2014 and hold harmless
Unionville Girls Lacrosse Booster Club, UHS coaches and/or players for any
damages or injury which may occur at this event.
Email:_________________________ Phone #:_______________________
***** Message 11
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.
***** Message 12
UCFSD Family Night Out
TO SUPPORT THE UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY
Saturday, March 15, 2014 5-8pm @ Unionville High School
Chili and Hot Dog and Veggie Dog Dinner //Bake Sale & Kids Arcade //Middle
School Game Room//Fabulous Silent Auction//Family Quizzo Game & Movie //
Live Music by the Caroling Strings// Raffles & Family Photos //Giving Tree
For discounted tickets, fill out the order
the WCP and return it to your school's office or go to
www.unitedwayscc.org to purchase tickets online.
***** Message 13
"GREASE is the WORD!"
Unionville High School presents:
GREASE the musical
Thursday, March 6
Friday, March 7
Saturday, March 8
"Be there, or BE SQUARE!"
For tickets go to: ShowTix4U.com
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