Sunday, September 7, 2014

Hawks eNEWS 8-14SEPT14

2014 September 8-12 
September 8-14, 2014     

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Please come out to cheer on the UHS men's Soccer team next Tuesday, 9/9 where they will compete against West Chester Henderson HS at the Unionville high school stadium.
Varsity starts @ 7pm
JV starts @ 5:30 pm
All CFPMS students will be admitted free to this game with a Patton ID (if you do not yet have an ID card, just let the ticket booth know that you are a CFP student)
Hope to see you there!
Disclaimer: Free admission is valid for CFPMS student & the 9/9 game only

Library Volunteers Needed    Now

Please consider helping in the Patton Library!  Volunteers schedule a 2-hour shift, every other week.  They help the library staff by checking in/out and reshelving books, and other library projects.  If you have questions or would like to volunteer, please contact Mary Hastings at


PTO Meeting September 11 @ 9:15am

Please join us for the first Patton PTO Meeting of the year on Thursday, September 11th at 9:15am in the small cafeteria. We will be voting on the budget for the 2014-15 school year, reviewing last year's highlights and the new initiatives for this year.  Mr. Hoffman will be our special guest to address what's new at Patton this year and to answer questions. Light breakfast refreshments will be served.  Hope to see you!  Any questions, please contact Luci McClure or Lisa Tascione
Preview for October....mark your calendars for Thursday, October 9th's PTO Meeting, when our special guest John Nolan, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, will address the Singapore Math Program (Math in Focus) that all Patton students now are utilizing.



Please consider volunteering for the PTO. It is a great way to get involved and meet others. We have several Committee Chair openings this year:


Community Service: Help with Coat Drive, Empty Bowls, Giving Tree. Volunteers are needed to coordinate these events. but you  do not need to run all 3 events. Please feel free to choose the event(s) you would like to help coordinate.


Raffle Baskets for Carnival: Create themed raffle baskets for the Spring Carnival using items collected by each Advisory. This event is held on the first Fri. of May, and is the PTO's biggest fundraiser of the year.


Talent Show: Run theTalent Show, which is held in March. Organize 2 Preview days and 1 Rehearsal day. Coordinate with Patton MS Tech Staff for sound, etc.


For more info, please contact Lisa Tascione at



WELCOME BACK! The CFPMS PTO is excited to announce the opening of our own exclusive online apparel store! The new CFPMS logos have been uploaded and are ready for you! The PTO will still kick off the year with a spirit wear sale starting on Curriculum Night on September 11 and you can check out the samples available to choose from this year! You may click here to download an order form for the items available at Curriculum Night or visit the online store right for the complete selection now!

Curriculum Night (formerly known as Fall Open House) September 11th @ 6:30pm

Reminder: Curriculum Night (formerly known as Fall Open House) will be held on September 11th at 6:30pm. The evening will begin with a presentation by Mr. Hoffman, then you will follow your child's schedule and meet your child's teachers and learn their expectations for the year ahead. There will not be time to address individual concerns with the teachers. Please schedule a meeting directly with your child's teacher if you have individual concerns. Looking forward to seeing you then! 

Reminder: Picture Day Friday, September 12th

Wear your best smile this Friday for Picture Day! If your child did not bring home a form, blank forms are available in the main office. Any questions, please contact Luci McClure or Cynthia Minsk


UCFSD Directory Orders Due September 17th
The last day to order a District Directory is September 17th! The cost is $8. If you wish to purchase a District Directory, please fill out this form completely and return it to the school office in an envelope marked DIRECTORY. Please make your check payable to CFPMS PTO. If you have any questions, please contact Becky Baccellieri at

After-School Language Club    DEADLINE: SEPT 30

"Mono-lingualism is the illiteracy of the 21st Century!" says Time Magazine.  Don't be left behind!  Learn about a foreign culture and its language through Patton's own Language Club.  Classes start soon so click here for more information and the registration form


Safe Sitter®  beginning September 16

Safe Sitter® classes will be held at Patton Middle School on Tuesdays from 2:30 pm -3:30 pm beginning September 16.  Safe Sitter® is a program that teaches young teens (11-14) everything they need to know to be safe when they're home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting.  Students will learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone who's choking, and helpful information like what to do it there's severe weather.  The lessons are filled will fun activities and role-laying exercises.  The class fee is $180.  To register, visit or contact Melissa LePage at or 215-696-2587 for more information.


Join the Unionville High School field hockey teams and coaches to build your skills for the season. The clinic is for grades 1-8 and will be held at the Unionville High School Stadium from 9am – 12pm (8:30am check-in). The cost is $25.00 per player. Please use the link below to print the event flyer and registration form. Sign up today!



 9 - Magazine Drive Kick off 

10 - Magazine Drive Postcard Booklets collection

11 - PTO meeting, 9:15 am  sm caf

11 - Curriculum Night  6 pm

12 - Picture Day

16 - Magazine Drive Order Collection

17 - Directory order deadline

25 - School Closed, Rosh Hashanah

26 - CFPMS Band Night 5-9pm at UHS

OCTOBER  2014  

3-4 - Community Fair

3 - 6th Grade Mixer 2:30 - 5 pm

9 - CFPMS PTO Meeting

13 - School closed, Inservice

15-22 - Book Fair

22 - Parent visitation

24 - Picture retake

24 - Bike drive

30 - End of marking period


click on the link below:    …                                                                          

CFPMS SPORTS LINK                                



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