Sunday, September 28, 2014

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New PTO webpage is up and running, check it out HERE


Family Fun Night is back and better then ever!

Join your fellow classmates, teachers, and families for a super fun hayride.

Thursday , October 15th 6:30-8:00pm at Marlborough Valley Corn  Maze ****PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE****

Click here for sign ups and more info


ART IN ACTION

Each year students at Unionville Elementary contribute to a community art project that is then displayed in the halls of our school. The Art in Action program is made possible by local artist Lele Galer, who visits all Unionville elementary schools each year to teach parent volunteers about the year's theme for the Art in Action project. This year's theme will be portraits. For those parents interested in volunteering to help with the Art in Action project this year, a presentation and information session will be held on October 6th at 9:15 in the SGI at UE. Please RSVP to Kim Collison at kimcollison@verizon.net if you will attend. If you are interested in volunteering and are unable to attend this session, please contact Kim for information on sessions available at other UCFSD elementary schools.

The SignUpGenius is available for those parents who know they wish to volunteer to lead a classroom discussion. The classroom discussions will be held October 10th through October 17th in each class's art class period. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP


Boy's Lacrosse Clinic

The Unionville Boys' Lacrosse Boosters will be hosting a fall boys' youth lacrosse clinic on Monday, October 13th from 2-5pm.  The clinic will be run by Varsity Head Coach Noel Breger and his team members and is open to boys in grades 1-8. October 13th is a school holiday, so here's something your son can do for a few hours in the afternoon! The cost is $25/person plus a canned good donation to the Kennett Food Bank. Players will be divided by age group and will go thru various skills and drills sessions during the 3 hour period.  The clinic will culminate with a King of the Can tournament! If your child will be participating in the clinic, please email uhslacrosse@comcast.net and note child's name, age, position played, and number of years played.

Registration Form is here  and should be emailed/mailed per the instructions on the form.​ Come and join us and brush up on your skills before it gets too cold to be on the field!


Square 1 Art

This fundraiser celebrates your child's artwork by featuring it on useful products and cherished keepsakes that make great gifts. Our students have been busy in art class creating their masterpieces! If older or younger siblings would like to participate by creating a submission for the Square 1 Art fundraising program at home, you can print an artwork form (on 8.5x11 bond paper) CLICK HERE.  Please consider these suggestions for great results:Square 1 Art ideas

Please return the finished art to school by October 6. Personalized order forms with easy ordering instructions will come home at the end of October.


LAST CHANCE!

****Stars University...Free workshop on digital citizenship and online safety. October 8, 6:30- 8:30 PM click here to reserve your spot

****Cow Pie Bingo deadline extended

Don't miss out on your opportunity to win big with COW PIE BINGO TICKETS. Last year one of our very own UE families won $1,000.

Deadline to purchase tickets has been extened to Wednesday 10/1.. Return Stubs to office by Friday 10/3 click here for tickets COW PIE BINGO

****AFTER SCHOOL ART CLASSES

click here for Art Beat

****Deadline for Spirit Wear Oct 3rd!

Get yours before it's gone.

click here for Photos and Order form


Girls On the Run

Registration is currently open for Girls on the run at Unionville.  The program will run on Tues/Thurs starting the week of Sept. 22 and the 5K event will be on November 22. Contact the Kennett YMCA for details.


The Unionville Community Fair    Click here for details

"Treasure the Memories" with the Unionville Community Fair As It Celebrates 90 Years! Friday-Sunday, October 3-5

This year's theme is "Treasure the Memories", and is perfect as we celebrate our esteemed 90thAnniversary.   We have several new events along with some old favorites planned for this year - so get ready to add some new memories. Join us and experience what makes us famous……a great small town fair. Come and make a few memories to treasure.


AMAZON SMILE

Everyone with an Amazon account can designate the Unionville Parent Teacher Organization  as their charitable organization under the "Amazon Smile" program.  When that person shops, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the designated charitable organization. Everything is the same (products, prices), you just have to go to "smile.amazon.com" to make purchases instead of just "amazon.com".  UE WILL PROFIT AT NO EXTRA COST FROM YOU! It's easy to set up.  Parents need to visit smile.amazon.com and select a charitable organization "Unionville Elementary Parent Teacher Organization". Amazon will remember your charitable organization and will donate 0.5% of every eligible purchase you make on AmazonSmile.

GIANT  SCHOOL REWARDS PROGRAM

Please remember to register your Giant card with A+ School Rewards. Starting October 5, 2014 through March 21, 2015 Unionville Elementary will have the opportunity to earn cash through GIANT A+ School Rewards Program.  Last year our school earned over $2500! Please log onto http://www.giantfoodstores.com/aplus/register-card/ .  Our school ID is 03973.


STAR FOR SERVICE

Join Stars for Service, have fun, and support the community!

Stars for Service is a community service group for 3rd through 5th graders at UE. The UE STARS will be meeting on Mondays, once a month, and participating in service projects throughout the school year. For more information, and to sign your child up for this group, please click HERE.


Switching clothes over for the fall/winter season?  Want to help out a great cause? Please consider donating coats, hats, mittens/gloves, snow pants and boots to the Annual UCFSD Coat Drive. All sizes & styles, infant through adult are needed. Donated items can be dropped off in the lobbies of any of the UCF district schools starting on October 13th and ending on Thursday, December 18th.  Items should be clean and in good condition. New items are also gladly accepted.  Collected items will be distributed in December to over 600 families in need in our area. If you are unable to hold on to your items until October 13th and need to have them picked up for dropped off earlier and/or have any questions, please contact Katie Nichols (610) 793-9360 Katienichols@verizon.net or Carolyn DiPlacido (610) 455-0341 diplacido6@verizon.net.


STARS BOUTIQUE  November 15, 9am-2pm

Come and shop from local vendors here at UE. Vendors spots still available please click here for Vendor Event


Unionville Elementary, Fall Picture Day is October 7th!

Keep your eye out for picture forms coming home soon.


The SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR is coming to UE, Oct 22-24 Click here for details
Wednesday October 22nd 7:45am – 2:00pm

Thursday October 23rd 7:45am – 2:00pm

Friday October 24th 7:45am – 2:00pm

**We're open early all three days during Breakfast With A Buddy**

Can't make it to the bookfair? Shop online click here



COME AND SHARE BREAKFAST WITH A BUDDY Oct 22-24

8:15 - 8:45 a.m. UE cafeteria

Bring your parent, grandparent or special someone to enjoy some breakfast goodies with your classmates before school! This coincides with the book fair, so you can enjoy breakfast with your child, browse for some books together, and still get to work on time! (Breakfast with a buddy is a free event sponsred bt the UES PTO)

Please come during your assigned day.  

Last Names: 

A-I       Wed.   Oct. 22

 J-R      Thu.    Oct. 23

 S-Z      Fri.      Oct. 24

Breakfast with a Buddy Volunteers Needed Join us for breakfast help! We need parents to set-up and serve at Breakfast with a Buddy, which happens during Oct 22-24. Our students love breakfast at school with their special guests, thanks for making it possible! Click on HERE to sign up.


Next PTO meeting is OCT 24, 9:15am SGI Room

John Sanville will be present to discuss redistricting of the UCFSD elementary schools. Hope to see you all there.


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