Monday, October 5, 2015

HAWK eNEWS - 05th Oct 2015

 
 

PTO MEETING

NOVEMBER 5 9:15AM                        


Please mark your calendars for the November PTO meeting on Thursday, Nov 5th @9:15 AM in the Small Cafeteria.  Please come and vote on the enrichment projects PTO will fund for 2015-16. This is a great opportunity to provide your input on potential enrichment projects for Patton.  Hope to see you there!

Lisa Tascione and Kim Asarta


A NOTE FROM THE OCTOBER PTO MEETING….


The PTO would like to thank technology teachers Brian Marshall and John Walsh for volunteering their time to present "Social Media, Internet Safety and Your Middle Schooler."  The presentation was a great success covering helpful topics regarding middle school students and their devices. If you missed the meeting, the powerpoints and meeting notes are available on the PTO link on the CFPMS website under "Parent Resources".

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THINKING ABOUT GETTING INVOLVED?

PTO COMMITTEE CHAIR POSITIONS AVAILABLE


The PTO is looking for committee chairs for 7th Grade End of Year Celebration, Basketball Night, Community Service, and Raffle Baskets. Grab a friend and co-chair a committee together! For more information about volunteering, please contact Patton PTO Vice President Lynda Nadin lynda.nadin@gmail.com.


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OCTOBER 14-21


The Patton Book Fair will be held in the Middle School Library from October 14th through


October 21st! We need parent volunteers to make this event a success!  There are many


different time slots available so please use the link below to volunteer to help at the fair!


http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0448acae2eaa8-charles

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YOU'RE INVITED

6TH GRADE MIXER


Wear your spirit wear or purple/yellow!

Who?   For the 6th grade

When?  Friday, Oct 16

Time?  2:30-4:30

Where? school cafeterias and gym

DJ  *  Games  *  Food  *  Fun

Purchase your $5 tix during lunch Oct 13-16


Interested in volunteering for this fun event?  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080b4ca5ab2ea13-6thgrade

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SHOW YOUR SCHOOL SPIRIT!  

ORDER PATTON SPIRIT WEAR TODAY   

Patton Spirit Wear is officially on sale. New items such as Nike Dri Fit Shirts are available this year. To order print the attached order form and send it into the school with check or cash made out to CFPMS PTO. Please address the envelope to PTO Spirit wear chair Tammy Hynes.


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7TH AND 8TH GRADE COIN DRIVE CHALLENGE

OCTOBER 7-16 For 7TH AND 8TH GRADE TEAMS


The coin drive challenge will be held October 7th until October 16th for all 7th and 8th grade teams. Each advisory class will have a jar to bring in as much money as they can (coins and dollars are accepted). All money collected goes to the Library. The advisory class in each grade that collects the most money will win bagels and juice.

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FOCUS Presents:"CONSCIOUS PARENTING" WORKSHOP

OCT. 6, 13, 20, 27, 7:00PM at HILLENDALE ELEMENTARY


Do you wonder if you are a good parent? Do you want to make the best decisions for your family? Do you long to feel more confident in your parenting? Do you want to connect with your child and have a better relationship? Join us for a valuable 4-week workshop on Conscious Parenting. This event is sponsored by the Unionville Chadds Ford Education Foundation and the FOCUS committee.  It is free and open to all parents in the UCFSD community. Come to one, come to all! The workshop runs Tuesdays, October. 6, 13, 20 & 27 from 7:00-8:30 pm at Hillendale Elementary School. To register, please visit eventbrite.com. Workshops are being led by PCI Certified Parent Coaches® Sue DeCaro and Erin Taylor, MA. For more details see the FOCUS FLYER.

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THE CHALLENGE IS BACK

COLLECT BOX TOPS


It's time for the 2015 Box Tops Collection Challenge to begin. Prizes will be awarded to the advisory class in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade that submits the most Box Tops. The advisory that submits the most Box Tops overall will earn...well, more details about that later! So, take all those Box Tops you collected over the summer, put them in an envelope or plastic baggie, mark your student's advisory teacher's name on the envelope/plastic bag with the Box Tops, and deliver them to the main office! The deadline for the first collection is October 26. If possible, separate Box Tops into multiples of 50. Please submit Box Tops with expiration dates after NOVEMBER 2015 ONLY. Box Tops with earlier expiration dates cannot be counted toward your student's advisory class total. The person who counts the Box Tops thanks you in advance for following the above instructions!

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EARN BONUS BOX TOPS

SIGN UP FOR BOX TOPS E-NEWS


By signing up for the Box Tops for Education monthly e-news, you can help earn up to 25,000 bonus Box Tops for our school while receiving coupons and free samples from many companies that participate in the program. CFPMS will earn its first bonus for every person who registers for the e-news by October 2. To subscribe, please visit BTFE.com/signup. Patton Middle School's ID number is 576522.

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HELP SCHOOL ENRICHMENT

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 JoAnn Cona at jpcona2@gmail.com.

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REGISTER YOUR GIANT CARD TODAY


Our goal is to reach 500. We are currently at 190.  Register your card online and help our school while you do your regular shopping. This program does not change your gas points or other Giant reward offers in any way. To enroll, log on to  www.giantfoodstores.com/aplus and select CUSTOMER REGISTRATION to register online using your BONUSCARD and our school ID# 23975. If you no longer have your card ask the Customer Service Department at your local Giant. If you recently moved to the district you may need to call the number online to get your card registered. If you have any questions about the Giant A+ Program, please contact Mary Walter mjwaltermjw@verizon.net.

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PATTON FRIGHT NIGHT OCTOBER 24

MAKE SURE YOU STATE YOU ARE THERE FROM PATTON


All Patton students and families are invited to attend Patton Night at Camp Spookynaw at Camp Saginaw, 740 Saginaw Road, Oxford, PA 19363


Patton PTO will receive $2.00 for every ticket purchased and used on 10/24. Please let them know you are from Patton. Camp Spookynaw presents 3 Haunted attractions; The Camp Tour: 10 buildings of scary fun, Beneath Cabin 13: a nightmare filled maze, and The Hayride through terror filled woods.  The PTO has organized 20% off all tickets for Patton families. Buy tickets ONLINE using coupon code: patton. These discounted tickets can be used any night. Please contact info@campspookynaw.com with any questions.

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UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN

FUND OUR SCHOOLS WITH YOUR COMPANY'S MATCH PROGRAM


UCF Education Foundation would like you to please designate UCFEF in the United Way Campaign.


Charitable Giving Campaigns are starting at many local companies and at the United Way of Southern Chester County. Please consider donating specifically to the Unionville-Chadds Ford Education Foundation. You can designate UCFEF as the recipient of your funds by using our tax ID: 23-2806707.  We directly support projects and programs in all six schools.  Since some companies match employee donations given through workplace campaigns, it's a means to increase the funding to our schools.







 

 




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