Sunday, November 15, 2015

Star News 11/15/15

 
 

Upcoming Events




NOVEMBER
3       SCHOOL CLOSED
11    VETERAN'S DAY CELEBRATION
13    PTO BOARD MTG
17    PICTURE RETAKES
20   HOLIDAY PLAY  7-8 PM
20    PTO MTG 9:30 (DR. SANVILLE)
23-25   EARLY DISMISSAL PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES
26-27  SCHOOL CLOSED

DECEMBER
3    Elves's Workshop 3:30-5pm
10  Holiday Board Meeting
10  K-3 Concert (9:15 and 1:15)
17  Grades 4-5 Concert 1:15
24-January 1st   SCHOOL CLOSED

 

FROM THE PTO DESK

Please join us for our next PTO meeting Friday, November 20th at 9:30AM.

John Sanville and Elise Anderson will join us that morning.

The topics are school safety and curriculum updates.

Coffee provided by Philter in Kennett Square.

*Attend meeting and enter to win a $25 gift card from Sovana Bistro.*


2016/2017 PTO Board Positions

The following PTO Board positions will be open for the 2016/2017 school year:
-Treasurer
-Director of Assemblies
-Director of Enrichment
-Director of Website
-Director of Communications
-Board Member at Large (2 positions) **


**These are non-voting board positions with the intent of taking a board position the following year.

 


THE UE HOLIDAY PLAY IS

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20

7PM

Thank you to those that purchased tickets for the holiday play this Friday.

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to event starting

Tickets are now $10 per person, kids 2 and under are Free.
Please send a check with your name, # of tickets and email contact information
( Flyers went home, check your student's backpack)

click here for more info



UE Yearbook Photo Uploading NOW LIVE!

Thank you for taking lots of pictures all fall!  The UE Yearbook photo uploading site is now live and accepting your pictures for use in the UE Yearbook.  Our publishing company's new software requires a login and password.  Please utilize the following link and information:


http://barksdale.pixami.com/19236/yb/Login.jsp

 Login: photographer

Password: uestars

Please scroll through the menu of folders to find the best location to upload your photos.  Please DO NOT accidentally delete or edit any photos that have already been uploaded.  Thank you in advance for your help in making this year's yearbook GREAT!

Questions? 

Rose Peters(peteslink@yahoo.com) or Becky Bondi(beckybondi@gmail.com)



DID YOU KNOW?

STARS FOR SERVICE Harvested the first vegetables from the UE Food Garden - 10lbs of radishes donated to Kennett Food Bank !


THANK YOU...

  • Thank you to Dawn Oldenski, Cindy Poe and Karen Miller for organizing the Veteran's Day Tribute. 
  • Thank you to Mrs. Jennings and the 5th grade vocal ensemble who honored our veterans by singing patriotic songs.
  • Thank you to all the parents that donated food and helped with organizing and cleaning up.

HELPING THOSE IN NEED....


**STARS FOR SERVICE**

The Stars for Service Holiday Food Drive Has Begun!
The Kennett Food Cupboard is in need of food for the holiday season and the Stars for Service are pitching in to help our community. 
Please help by donating canned and packaged food.
Food can be dropped off in the marked boxes in the lobby and pick up area until December 15.
Thank you for your support!


**UNIONVILLE COMMUNITY BIKE DRIVE - FALL 2015**

Collection Date: November 14th , 2015

The Unionville Community Bike Drive needs your Gently Used bikes!! Volunteers collect and refurbish both children's and adult bicycles each year. The bicycles are given to families in need from the community during the holiday season.

This year's collection day is Saturday November 14 th from 9:00 am – Noon at the white barn on the corner of 926 and Graychal Lane (1615East Street Road). In addition to bicycles, small riding toys (like cozy coupes, etc) are welcome as well as new helmets, new/used scooters, and bike accessories. If you have a bike to donate and cannot make it to the drop off location on November 14 th please email Stuart Lindsay at slindsay8@comcast.net for a pick up or drop off appointment.


**COAT DRIVE**
UCFSD Community Service gives away gently used warm coats, fleece jackets, hats, mittens/gloves and snow pants to local families in need. Donated items can be dropped off in the lobbies of any of the UCF district schools now until Thursday 12/17.  Items should be clean and in good condition. All styles and sizes are needed. New items are also gladly accepted!


SCIENCE EXPLORERS

CLICK HERE FOR TO ENROLL IN DECEMBER SESSION



E-WASTE RECYCLING

Please support UE's Lego Robotics team, the BROBOTS, in their effort to reduce the amount of e-waste going to landfills by bringing your old electronics and used ink and toner cartridges to school for recycling.  Donations should be placed in the red bins in the front lobby or parent pick-up area.

The following e-waste will be accepted:  empty ink and toner cartridges, desktop computers, laptops, tablets, eReaders, monitors, printers, copiers, scanners, fax machines, shredders, keyboards, external mouse devices, modems, routers, speakers, mobile phones, MP3 players, iPods, calculators, digital cameras, camcorders, cordless phones, cd/dvd players, gaming consoles, external hard drives and small rechargeable batteries. 

If you are recycling a computer, please complete a drop-off waiver.  Waivers are located in the donation bins. 

Questions:  Please contact Kristin Scali at scalifamily@msn.com



UCFSD COMMUNITY NEWS CLICK HERE



Unionville Ice Hockey Club Holiday Fundraiser
We are excited to announce that this year we are sponsoring a "Holiday Greens Fundraiser" to support the Unionville Ice Hockey Club. Our hope is to raise money to support ice time and league fees moving forward and also to ensure that any child within the Unionville Chadds Ford School District that desires to play the great game of hockey can afford to do so.

In order to do this we need your help! This year the club has decided to keep the fundraiser simple. All sales are processed online via our personalized and secure fundraiser website. There are a number of beautiful items to choose from including holiday wreaths, centerpieces, greens and other accessories. Shipping is included in the price you see online and you can choose your ship date to ensure you receive the freshest products delivered right to your door. The best part is the club will receive 20% of every purchase made.Just click on the link below to make your purchase! https://www.lynchcreekfundraising.com/campaigns/32216unionvilleicehockeyclub

Want to get involved?

Do you have questions, concerns, or news?

CONTACT US AT: uespto@ucfsd.net




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