Sunday, May 3, 2015

Star News 5/3/2015


Upcoming Events


13-15     Book Fair
14    K-3 Concert(9:15AM, 1:15PM)
14     Open House (6:30-8:00PM)
15     PTO Meeting   (9:15AM)
20    Market Day Pick Up
21    Concert Grades 4/5   (1:15PM)
28    Mini Relay for Life/Popsicles on the playground
29    Teacher Appreciation Lunch

3     Field Day
4     Field Day Make-up
15   Last Student Day
17   Markey Day Pick Up




Unionville Elementary School is participating in a Soles4Souls shoe drive!


Soles4Souls is a nonprofit organization that distributes shoes to people in need all over the world. Visit for more information.


Go through your closets and bring/send any unwanted shoes to Unionville Elementary School. We will kick off our event at Open House, May 14th and end the event at Relay for Life on June 4th.  Collection boxes will be placed in the lobby and hallways throughout the school.  Thank you!

UE Field Day is a Month Away!



"Competition and Good Sportsmanship"  CLICK HERE

by Perk Musacchio, Instructional Support Teacher and Laura Toner, School Counselor

Patton Middle School PTO Positions open for 2015-16 school year! 
Getting involved in the PTO is a great way to meet others and also to see what's going on at Patton Middle School!
We are looking for a Vice President (no experience necessary - we will help you learn the ropes!). 
CFPMS PTO is also looking for volunteers to chair committees for the 2015-16 school year! 
Some of the open positions include:  After School Language, Bike Drive, Community Service, Coupon Books, Directory, Curriculum Council, Staff Appreciation Lunch & Brunch. There are many positions available with different commitment levels. To see the full list of committees go to
There is something for everyone! 
To learn more about these positions or getting involved in the PTO 
in general, contact Beth Tucker at

The Patton PTO would like to invite 5th grade parents to our May meeting Thurs., May 7 at 9:15AM. Mr. Hoffman will be presenting on the District Homework Survey Results. Current Middle School parents will be on hand to answer questions parents of rising 6th graders may have about the middle school. It will be a great opportunity to learn more about the middle school!


Come to the Robotics Informational Night on May 6, 2015, from 7pm to 8:30pm in the Hillendale Elementary LGI.
There are robotics competitions for students at every grade level!
Junior FLL (FIRST LEGO League) is for Grades K-3.
FLL is for Grades 4-8.
FTC (FIRST TECH Challenge) is for Grades 7-12.
This meeting is for interested students AND their parents. Students and coaches from this year's robotics teams will be on hand to show you their robots and to answer questions.
If you would like to learn more please visit Questions may be directed to Luci McClure or John Nolen

Hope to see you on May 6th! CLICK HERE

Please join us at the next PTO meeting on May 15,  9:15 AM

All parents and caregivers of UE students are invited for a special treat.

The teachers will be hosting coffee and light fare as a thank you for being part of our UE community.

Dive into fun at the Unionville Elementary Spring Book Fair!

Wednesday, May 13th 8:30am - 3pm
Thursday, May 14th 8:30am - 3pm & 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Friday, May 15th 8:30am - 2pm
We look forward to seeing you as we explore an ocean of books!

Can You Quilt? Can You Sew?

Art In Action Needs Your Help

 Anyone who has quilting or basic machine sewing experience can help complete this year's "Art in Action" project. Kim cannot do it all on her own!

please contact Kim Collison @ 610-241-6775 or

Unionville Elementary Night at the Wilmington Blue Rocks

Saturday, June 6, 2015


Help Unionville High School Football, mulch spreading services


Spark Field Hockey is a great, new, developmental, skills based field hockey program for girls ages K-8th grades.  We are announcing our Spring & Summer programs in Chester & Delaware Counties Spring programs @ EA & West Chester East begin 5/3 and run through 6/7 (5 weeks total)


Families can find us at:



Parents, Teachers & Staff - mark your calendars for Saturday, May 16th and REGISTER today for the 2015 Kennett Run.  The Kennett Run is giving back to the Unionville Chadds Ford Schools through the FUNDRUN!   Parents, register your student runners though the FUNDRUN button on the website; then designate their school under the TEAM drop down.  $5 from each registered student, teacher, or staff member will be donated back to your school.  Additionally the UCFSD school with the most registered runners (students, teachers or staff) will win an additional monetary prize.  All money will be donated to your school's PTO!   Register today @ for the FundRun – any of the races count toward your school's donation (5K, 10K, or 1 mile fun run/walk).  Any questions, contact Christien Bass ( – UCFSD FundRun coordinator for the Kennett Run. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO


Not only will each school receive $5 for EACH registered STUDENT, TEACHER or STAFF runner, but the school with the MOST runners registered will win an additional $250!  This is due to a generous contribution made by Family Practice Associates.  One school from each district will be awarded $250!

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