Sunday, December 31, 2017

Star News 12/31/17

UES Star News
December 31, 2017

2017-2018 School Year

Gold-star-clipart-2.jpgThis Week in Star NewsGold-star-clipart-2.jpg

-Yearbook Photos Request - Winter Events

-MLK Day of Service: "Blankets for Buddies"

-5th Grade Halftime Dance @ UHS

-iGen Book discussion & Author Visit

-URA Girls' Lacrosse

-School Store Fundraiser

-UE Birthday Book Club

-Remind App

-Science Explorers

-Save the Date Events

-Community Bulletin Board Highlights


From the PTO Desk...


Yearbook Photos Request - Winter Events

The UE Yearbook would love to include some of your photos in this year's yearbook. (Elves' Workshop, Penguin Patch, Class Parties, Winter Concerts) Please upload your photos to the UE yearbook community library through Lifetouch Yearbooks hereOur school's access code is WWJAAJ. 

MLK Day of Service: "Blankets for Buddies"

Join us on Monday, January 15th in the UE Cafeteria from 9:30-11:30 am, when we will be making fleece blankets for children with long term illnesses at A.I. DuPont Children’s Hospital. Participating families will be provided with a blanket-making kit so that parents and children can work together to make these special gifts for children who are sick. See this flyerthe registration sign-up, and donation Sign Up Genius below. You can also contact Committee Chairs - Micki Tilley (micki.tilley@gmail.comor Jackie Knight (

5th Grade Halftime Dance @ UHS

Parents and students come enjoy the Girls Varsity Basketball game at 6pm on January 16th at UHS. We need to support and cheer on the 5th Graders while they dance at the halftime show! All UE students will get in for FREE! It will be a show you don’t want to miss!!
iGen Book discussion & Author Visit

The UCFSD Wellness Committee is working to create awareness and conversation around the topic of the "iGen" generation. With social media and texting replacing other activities, iGen spends less time with their friends in person—perhaps why they are experiencing unprecedented levels of anxiety, depression, and loneliness. A highly readable and entertaining first look at how today’s members of iGen—the children, teens, and young adults born in the mid-1990s and later—are vastly different from their Millennial predecessors, and from any other generation, from the renowned psychologist and author of Generation Me. Learn more about Dr Twenge and iGen here. Copies of the book can be found on Amazon. SAVE THE DATE - Dr. Twenge will be visiting UCFSD April 12-13, 2018.


URA Girls' Lacrosse


URA Girls' Lacrosse Registration is now open from November 15th-January 15th.
URA Lacrosse is open to all girls in grades 1st-8th. 
For information and registration visit the website here.

School Store Fundraiser

If you have not signed up to participate in our School Store fundraiser, please do as soon as possible.  The program runs all year long, and holiday shopping is the easiest way for us to raise money for the PTO at no expense to you!!! So far we have brought in over $1000 cash for the PTO, and over $11,000 in gift cards for the teachers to use for classroom supplies and resources. 

Gift cards are delivered to the school monthly. A change this year, is that gift cards will be given directly to the child's assigned homeroom teacher, unless otherwise requested. If you would like your gift cards sent home so that you can choose the teacher to receive it (special areas/special education teacher/classroom aides/Dr. Lafferty/support staff) or use it for a holiday gift, please email Megan Cromer ( ASAP, and she will send them home with your child when the gift card arrives.

UE Birthday Book Club – December/January Birthdays

You're invited to join the Unionville Elementary School Birthday Book Club! It's an opportunity for your child to celebrate his or her big day -- or a friend's birthday -- by giving a gift of reading to our school and to support our library by adding a book chosen from a carefully selected book list. Please e-mail Mrs. Langdon for any book-related questions and e-mail Sunanda for any club-specific question.

Please click here for more information and to get started

Remind App

Would you like to receive text reminders from the PTO?  Subscribe to the Remind app NOW! Download the free app. Text @uepto to 81010 to begin receiving school related reminders.

Science Explorers 

Science Explorers is an After-School Science Club at Unionville Elementary for Grades 1-5. The next club of the school year begins soon!! Science Club will meet on Mondays at Unionville Elementary after school from 3:45-4:45pm. The next club topic, which begins on Jan 8th, is LET'S GET ELECTRIFIED! Be sure to stay grounded while we make exciting gadgets and explore electricity. Harness electromagnetic energy to run a motor. Build your own signaling buzzer to complete a family science game. Get on the electric superhighway and create your own circuits. Want to think green? Explore alternate energy sources by using hydropower to run a water wheel. Stay current with this exciting adventure, as it’s sure to be electrifying! 

Club topics later in the school year include Loose in the Chem Lab, Marine Biology Mania, KaBoom Chemistry and Ready, Set, Summer!! 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 23 students per, please register early to guarantee your child a spot. Please email or call our office
at 610.816.5047 with any questions.

Science Explorers Flyer 

 Gold-star-clipart-2.jpgSave the Date EventsGold-star-clipart-2.jpg

-MLK Day of Service - 01/15/17

-UES PTO Meeting - 01/19/17

-UES Family Bingo Night - 01/19/17

Gold-star-clipart-2.jpgThis Week's HighlightsGold-star-clipart-2.jpg

-SCCSA Spring Soccer Registration

-YMCA MLK Day Events

-UHS Hitting, Pitching, and Catching Winter Clinic

-Unionville Boys Baseball Used Sports Equipment Sale

-YMCA Swim Lessons 

-Girl Scouts Information

For more listings and details, check out The Community Bulletin Board


1775 West Doe Run Road, Kennett Square, PA
(610) 347-1700

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