Monday, October 19, 2015

Hawks eNews-Oct 19th 2015

 
 

Patton This Week ...

 



PARENT VISITATION DAY

We are in need of parent volunteers for the Parent Refreshment Area during Visitation Day for Patton Middle School on Wednesday Oct 21st. Please look over your student's schedule.

If there is a period you are free, such as lunch or study hall, please consider stopping in to help out.  If you can spare even a few minutes to help monitor the Refreshment Area,

it would be greatly appreciated!

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080f4cabad2aaa8-visitation

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HELP MAKE the BOOK FAIR THE BEST EVER!

We need parent volunteers to make this event a success!

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

October 21st!  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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LIBRARY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Please consider helping in the Patton Library! Volunteers work a 1.5-2 hour shift every other week.

They help library staff by checking in/out and reshelving books, and other library projects. The biggest need is for the 11:30-1:00 shift any day of the week.

If you have any questions or would like to volunteer, please contact Jennifer Gottesman at jennifergottesman@mac.com.

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THANK YOU 6TH GRADE MIXER VOLUNTEERS


HUGE Thank You to all the volunteers for the 6th grade mixer!  We had almost 200 kids there and a good time was had by all!


Kathleen Vasko         Jennifer Hall            Lara Scarborough    Jennifer Cottone     Elizabeth Adwa            Lisa Brown

Tara Hurlebaus         Tracy Young            Ed Monson        Megan Coates         Kimberly Brandenburg  Megan Bond

Melanie Rundatz     Ke Hong                Angela Melvin        Colleen Hicks          Lisa Tascione


And we couldn't have done it without the awesome donations from the following Patton parents!


Kristin Scali            Jennifer Deshales        Jennifer Dahm

Marsha Godambe-Jain    Michele Klingenberg        Elizabeth Adwa

Tara Hurlebaus        Jennifer Hall            Chris Cohen

Lynda Starnes            Becky Baccellieri        Susan Pancoast

Lisa Brown            Kathleen Vasko        JoAnn Cona

Jennifer Dahm            Jode Thomas            Michele Klingenberg

Girija Shaffer            Laura Kasal


A Special shout out to our nearly famous in house DJ-  Mr. John Walsh!

Also a big Patton thank you to Tammy Hynes and Renee Lowe for selling spirit wear for three days during lunch this week!


From the 6th Grade mixer co-chairs:  Tara Mangano, Lynda Nadin and Kristen Young

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Make up picture day and 8th grade panoramic


If your child missed their Fall picture that goes in the yearbook, the make up picture day is Oct 29th.   Also that day is the 8th grade panoramic photo— so don't miss it!

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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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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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UNITE FOR HER GAME

PINK Week: October 22 - October 28

Since 2009, Unite for HER has worked to bridge the gap between the medical and wellness communities by educating women diagnosed with breast cancer about complementary therapies, providing them with a compassionate resource for support, knowledge and healing.


During Pink Week, a Unite for HER representative will be at the following home athletic events to help raise awareness and funds:

October 22: Cross Country

October 26: Field Hockey and Girls Soccer             

October 27: Volleyball

October 28: Football and Boys Soccer

SHIRT SALE!

Starting October 13, students will be able to purchase the shirt below during advisory and lunch periods in the library. Shirts cost $15, and all proceeds go to Unite for Her.

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COMMUNITY NEWS

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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PATTON FRIGHT NIGHT OCTOBER 24

LET THEM KNOW 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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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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