Tuesday, September 8, 2015

HAWK eNEWS - 8th Sep 2015


A note from Patton PTO:

Thanks to all who attended last Thursday's PTO meeting. It was great to meet so many of you, and also catch upwith others! Please mark your calendars for the October PTO meeting on Thursday, Oct 1st @9:15 AM in the Small Cafeteria. Guest speakers will present on "Social Media, Internet Safety and Your Middle Schooler".  Hope to see you there!

Lisa Tascione and Kim Asarta


PATTON HAWKS SPIRIT WEAR SALE: Thurs., Sept. 10th at Curriculum Night!

The PTO will kick off the Patton Spirit Wear Sale at Curriculum Night this Thursday, September 10th.  Stop by and see samples of new items available this year!  Cash and checks are accepted for Spirit Wear purchases, or for orders placed at the sale. Go Hawks!!


UCFSD Directory Orders Due September 16th

UCFSD Directory Orders: The last day to order a District Directory is September 16th! The cost is $8. If you wish to purchase a District Directory 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 baccfam@comcast.net. Find Directory order form attached.

Directions for Inclusion in Directory - must be done by Sept 16 deadline

Click on the link below, enter family information and click submit.



 Enter the Powerschool Parent Portal and log in:

1) Choose tab on left labeled "Powerschool registration"

2) Choose any student and Click on "start form"

3) Scroll down to PTO directory form and click on bulleted link

4) Enter info and SUBMIT

***This must be done only once per family (not on each child's registration)***


Become a PTO Booster!

The Charles F. Patton Middle School PTO is a proactive organization providing educational enrichment to the students of C.F. Patton Middle School. To be successful, the PTO activities and programs need your support! In the past, the PTO has given financial support to the teachers and funded special projects such as purchasing equipment for a language lab, iPads to be used with the English curriculum, Smart Boards, sewing machines and Technical Education equipment. Curriculum enrichment funds supplement base materials provided by the District and enhance our kids' learning experience. All donations are tax deductible.

Please fill out attached Booster form and return it to the school office in an envelope marked BOOSTER. Please make your check payable to CFPMS PTO.  If you have any questions, please contact If you have any questions, please contact JoAnn Cona at jpcona2@gmail.com.


Picture Day September 18, 2015 -- Volunteers Needed!

Picture day is right around the corner and many volunteers are needed to help make the day run smoothly. Volunteers help with pictures and with the nurse for height and weight screenings. There are many shifts available and feel free to sign up for more than one using this google docs link https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1cEbBvAXa_1ic7q5YztevV1S2wl8Mzg15RTBVdjYyg24/edit?usp=sharing

Any questions, please contact luci.mcclure@gmail.com


After-School Foreign Language Club!

"Mono-lingualism is the illiteracy of the 21st Century!" says Time Magazine. Don't be left behind; register today! Learn about a foreign culture and its language through Patton's own After School Foreign Language Club. Please check out attached flyer for more information and the registration form.


Thank You To Our Patton New Family Picnic Sponsors!

The Patton New Family Picnic was held in August for all 6th grade families and 7th and 8th graders who were new to the District. It was a huge success! We had a great turn out and the weather was terrific! Thank you to all the families and teachers who attended. Special thanks to our great PTO Volunteers and to our rockin' Patton Teacher DJ Mr. John Walsh!

Several local businesses sponsored the event through monetary donations or discounted goods. We especially thank these businesses for their support of our Patton families: Unionville Chadds Ford Education Foundation, Crozer Brinton Lake, Hendrix Orthodontics, Fox's Pizza Kennett Square, Giant Food Stores, Wawa, Herr's Potato Chips, Costco, and Bernie's Original Italian Water Ice.  Please patronize these businesses and when you do, thank them for their support of the Patton New Family Picnic!



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