Monday, November 23, 2015

Hawks eNews-Nov 23rd 2015

 
 

Patton This Week ...

 

happy-thanksgiving- image.jpg

GIVING THANKS....

We are grateful to the entire Patton community for supporting  Patton PTO.  Whether you have donated your time, talents or treasures, we appreciate your effort! We would especially like to thank the Patton PTO Executive Board, Committee Chairs, our many parent volunteers/donors, and also our dedicated Patton teachers and staff. Through your efforts, Patton PTO has been able to provide many activities that enrich the educational experience for Patton students. We appreciate all you do, and wish you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving!

Lisa Tascione and Kim Asarta

Patton PTO Co-Presidents

___________________________________________________________________________________


CALENDAR REMINDERS

NOVEMBER                                           DECEMBER

23-25 Early Dismissal                           NO PTO MEETING

23-24 Student Led Conferences        24-JAN 1 SCHOOL CLOSED

26-27 School Closed

___________________________________________________________________________________



UCFSD Community Service Warm Coat, Hat and Mitten Collection


UCFSD Community Service gives away gently used warm coats, fleece jackets, hats, mittens/gloves and snow pants to local families in need. Donated items can be dropped off in the lobbies of any of the UCF district schools now until Thursday 12/17. Items should be clean and in good condition. All styles and sizes are needed. New items are also gladly accepted.

___________________________________________________________________________________

GET YOUR YEAR-END TAX DEDUCTIBLE CONTRIBUTIONS...


"Tis the Season to Give!  Because of you, we can focus on what matters most - our children's educational experience. Please consider donating today to the  Charles F. Patton PTO Booster Drive. Your contribution supports special projects for Patton students. For the 2015-16 school year these include: author visits, Teen Ink Magazine/ Newspaper  for Creative Writing, and equipment for the classrooms such as Redcat Audio Systems, headphones, 6th grade sports equipment, Cricut Laser Cutter and Accessories, and gardening  tools for FCS. Enrichment funds supplement base materials provided by the District and enhance our kids' learning experience. All donations are tax deductible.  Thank you for supporting Patton PTO.


To make a donation, please fill out the 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.  Thank you for supporting Patton PTO.

___________________________________________________________________________________


COMMUNITY BIKE DRIVE WAS A SUCCESS


Thank you to the Unionville community for donating over 100 bikes. The bike drive exceeded our expectations. Your generosity will provide for so many families this holiday season. Thank you to Stuart Lindsay and Ann Jung for making this possible and for volunteering their time to make this program a success.

___________________________________________________________________________________

Screen Shot 2014-08-12 at 7.12.23 AM.png

Patton PTO Enrichment Grant Vote Results:

PTO Enrichment projects were voted on at the  November PTO meeting.  Please click here to see what requests  have been approved for the 2015-16 school year.

__________________________________________________________________________________


KEEP CLIPPING BOX TOPS!



BOX TOPS CHALLENGE DEADLINE: DECEMBER 23, 2015

Box Tops Challenge Nearly Halfway to 2015-16 goal! Thank you Patton Middle School families for submitting 2,241 Box Tops by the October deadline. The next Box Tops deadline is December 23, the day before winter break. Please remember to write the advisory teacher's name on the collection sheets, bag or envelope and try to separate the Box Tops into groups of 50. Please also submit Box

Tops with an expiration date of DECEMBER 30, 2015 or later. Any Box Tops with an expiration date before December 30, 2015 cannot be submitted. The Box Tops totals by grade: 8th Grade, five advisories submitted 301 Box Tops; 6th Grade, seven advisories contributed 577; and for the leaders as of the end of October, 7th Grade, seven advisories accounted for 776 Box Tops!

___________________________________________________________________________________


PURCHASE BOX TOPS PRODUCTS FOR THANKSGIVING!

BECOME A MEMBER OF "BTFE"!



By signing up for a Box Tops for Education online membership, you can earn bonus Box Tops for Patton Middle School. We'll receive 50 Box Tops for every person who registers. Members can participate in online contests to earn up to 10,000 extra Box Tops for our school. Members will be sent coupons every month for featured Box Tops products. And to make counting your Box Tops as easy as possible, you can find collection sheets on the website, too. The CFPMS School ID is 576522. To make your Thanksgiving feast complete, please consider purchasing these Box Tops products: Green Giant fresh vegetables, fruits, and herbs; Green Giant frozen vegetables; Green Giant canned vegetables (including pie fillings!); Progresso bread crumb mixers; Land O'Lakes butter and margarine products; and Pillsbury crescent and grand rolls.

___________________________________________________________________________________


The Unionville-Chadds Ford Education Education Foundation's Grant Deadline: January 8, 2015




To learn more about the Unionville Chadds Ford Education Foundation (UCFEF), or the organization"s grant funding process,  please check out  the Grants page on the Ed Foundation's new website using the link below.  There is a large 'Apply for a 2015/16 grant here' button right at the top of the webpage!


http://www.ucfedfoundation.org/#!grants/hemac

________________________________________________________________________________


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.

__________________________________________________________________________





Unionville-Chadds Ford School District would like to continue connecting with you via email. If you prefer to be removed from our list, please contact Unionville-Chadds Ford School District directly. To stop receiving all email messages distributed through our SchoolMessenger service, follow this link and confirm: Unsubscribe

SchoolMessenger is a notification service used by the nation's leading school systems to connect with parents, students and staff through voice, SMS text, email, and social media.