Sunday, October 12, 2014



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

John Sanville will be present to discuss redistricting of the UCFSD elementary schools.

All in attandance will also vote on the enrichment projects the PTO funds will support this year.

Hope to see you all there.

We would like to thank all the families that have sent in their forms and money for the Family 
Fun Night on October 16th. We have had a fantastic response and are looking forward to a fun filled night with our UE families. Let's keep our fingers crossed for nice weather and please be on time so that no one misses out on the Hayride. Can't wait! Coats will also be collected for the coat drive.

Liz, Jenny and Michelle

Unionville Elementary Presents… "Skippyjon Jones The Play"

Prepare yourself to see a professional stage filled with actors, music, and Skippyjones himself!  Bring your family and friends for an evening of adventure, laughter and fun!  This play is for kids K-5 and is brought to us by Theatreworks USA. Purchase your tickets as soon as possible as there are only 150 seats left.  Tickets will be open for sale to the general public on Tuesday, October 14th.

Date:         Thursday, November 6, 2014 Time: 6:30-8:00 p.m. Place: Unionville Elementary Auditorium

Seats: No assigned seats; auditorium doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets: $10 for ground level seats and $5 for balcony seats plus a nominal processing charge.

Tickets can be purchased at:

PTO will provide snacks for purchase before the show. Questions?  Please contact UEPTO at


Register now for the next session of Art Beat club! This session will run from October 21st through December 9th. The theme is "Falling for Fall Holidays". Students will paint a Halloween canvas, draw the Mayflower, and create a sculpture. 


The NED SHOW will be visiting UE on  Monday, October 20th. Look for show related items being sold at Breakfast with a Buddy, in the cafeteria, on October 22nd-24th. Items may also be purchased with this order form until October 28th, and delivered to your child's homeroom. A special area will be set aside at recess for children to practice their new skills! ORDER FORM

Thanksgiving Food Drive and Winter Clothes Drive
The Stars for Service have been hard at work preparing for the PTO's Thanksgiving Dinner Program and the district-wide Winter Clothes Drive. You will notice the creative and eye-catching collection boxes set up by the Stars in the front lobby and the back entrance of the school. Please send in or drop off any or all of the following items: 
  • canned cranberry sauce
  • boxed mashed potatoes
  • canned green beans
  • boxed stuffing mix
  • canned yams
  • canned corn. 
Also, clean out your closets and send in gently used, CLEAN
  • coats
  • hats
  • mittens
  • scarfs. 
Your generous donations are greatly appreciated! THANK YOU!
Science Explorers After-School Science Club at Unionville Elementary Grades 1-5:
Due to popular demand, Science Explorers is running clubs on Mondays and Thursdays this school year at Unionville Elementary!! 
The next club of the school year is set to begin on November 10th for our Monday club and  November 6th for our Thursday club!!  Science Club will meet in Room 150 after school from 3:30 to 4:30 and is available to students in 1st to 5th grade. The next club topic is WILD ABOUT WEATHER: Have you ever seen softball –sized hail? Watched a lightning bolt slam into a tree and burn to the ground? Sound scary? Not if you are prepared! Join us to learn all about weather. You, the meteorologist, will create and use your own weather station to predict changes in the weather. Construct a barometer to track air pressure changes, simulate a weather front, calculate wind speeds and make a tornado in a bottle. The forecast is all fun!

Club topics later in the year include Make Some Noise, Explosive Art and Oozy, Odd & Outrageous Animals. Please visit and click on After-school clubs for more information on club dates, cost or to register your child.  Class size is limited to 20 students per, please register early to guarantee your child a spot. Contact Jill Shinn at with any questions.

Year Book folders are now on the school PTO web site, please start filling them with all your pictures. We are still adding and revising folders. The more photos of your class the more fun the year book is for the kids! 

Veteran's Day Celebration CLICK HERE
You are invited to celebrate Veterans Day with us at Unionville Elementary School on Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. As is tradition, we will have a ceremony in the auditorium honoring, not only our family members, but all who have served or are currently serving in the Armed Forces.
Art in Action....... change of date
Lessons will now run from Nov 7 - Nov 13
Join your child's class in the art classroom for a day! Sign up to help out with the Art in Action program (no art experience necessary).
Volunteers needed Nov 7-Nov 13.

Shop, dine, and enjoy drinks with your friends from Unionville Elementary Thursday October 23rd 5-8 PM 148 West State St Kennett Square     15% of all sales from 5-8 PM go towards the Unionville Element

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

The SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR is coming to UE, Oct 22-24 Click here for details



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 sponsored by 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.

FLU VACCINE AVAILABLE click here for details

10/16 at Unionville High School

UCFSD Community News Click HERE


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