Saturday, October 31, 2015

Hawks eNews-Nov 2nd 2015

 
 
Patton This Week ...


PTO MEETING NOVEMBER 5TH 9:15AM
Please mark your calendars for the November PTO meeting on Thursday, Nov 5th @9:15 AM in the Small Cafeteria.
We will be voting on Enrichment Projects for 2015-2016.  Hope to see you there!
Lisa Tascione and Kim Asarta
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Enrichment Projects: Patton PTO's Fundraising Efforts at Work!
Due to the generosity of  the Patton community, Patton PTO's fundraisers successfully fund many enrichment  projects each school  year.
PTO enrichment funds provide extra enhancement to your child's learning every day at Patton.  Thank you for your continued support of Patton PTO!

To hear about, and vote on, how the Patton PTO will spend enrichment dollars this year please join the PTO meeting on Thursday 11/5 at 9:15.
Click here  to view requests in advance
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The CFPMS PTO would like to extend a heartfelt thank you and our sincerest gratitude to our many compassionate volunteers.
The events were a  success because of your presence, time, talents, and efforts. Your contribution means to world to us and our school.

Book Fair Chairs Jeannette Kurkewicz, JoAnn Cona, Jenny Brucker, Kim Murray and all other volunteers, Box Top Chair Mary Walter,
Directory Chair Kathleen Vasko and volunteers, Spirit Wear Chairs Renee Lowe,Tammy Hynes and all volunteers,
and Visitation Day Chairs Renee Lowe, Whitney Smith and volunteers.
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DISTRICT DIRECTORIES
District Directories have been distributed at Patton, and should have gone home on Friday, October 23rd or Monday, October 26th.  
If you did not receive your directory, please check with your child to confirm they did not receive a copy.

If you have any questions about your order, please contact Kathleen Vasko at krsv@hotmail.com.
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CFPMS HOMEWORK POLICY FOR ABSENT STUDENTS:
Parents or guardians may call the office at 610/347-2000 BEFORE 9:00 AM to request homework if a student has been absent for two or more consecutive days. We ask that you speak directly with a member of the office staff when making this type of request. Please do not leave requests for class and/or homework assignments on staff members' voice mail systems or staff members' e-mail. School personnel will retrieve needed books and materials from lockers. Parents are asked to collect all materials in the office to insure that all assignments reach the student. The materials will be available on the counter located in the main office from 2:30 to 3:00 the day the request is received. 

For additional information, please check the CFPMS Parent Handbook located under "Parent Resources" on the Patton website: http://cfpms.ucfsd.org/pdfs/handbook.pdf
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PatToN Wins the KennetT Run's"Fundrun" Contest!
Patton Middle School was honored last week at an awards ceremony hosted by the Kennett Run as a Kennett Fundrun winning school.  Patton had the most students and staff members registered for this year's Kennett Run out of all UCFSD schools, with 11 runners participating.  Patton PTO was awarded $250 prize at the ceremony. Go Patton!

For more information about the Kennett Run, click here.

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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.




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UCFEF Pasta Fest and Beer Tasting Nov 6th
Unionville Chadds Ford Education Foundation is hosting an evening of fun at Northbrook Marketplace.
Kennett Brewing Company is sponsoring our Beer tasting station and they'll have some for sale.
Proceeds will benefit the Education Foundation. Gather some friends and buy your tickets for this limited engagement at Northbrook Market Place.
This is an ADULT ONLY event.
When: Friday, November 6, 2015 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EST)
Where: Northbrook Marketplace - 1805 Unionville Wawaset Road West Chester, PA 19382
To register, use the link below:
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Community Conversation:
Keeping Our Schools Safe
We will be holding a Community Conversation on school safety on November 11 at 6:00 pm in the UHS cafeteria.  
In 2013, responding to the lessons learned from Sandy Hook, our community came together for our last Community Conversation on safety.  
A 27 point plan was adopted and implemented.  Recent events (weapons found on campus) and the District's response to them,
have generated a lot of conversation throughout the community.  Its time to come together again,
to review where we are and what else needs to be addressed as we remain ever vigilant about the safety of our children.

RSVP to Kim Van der Mooren kvandermooren@ucfsd.net
Light snacks and refreshments will be served.
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COMMUNITY NEWS
5K run/walk fundraiser for the American Cancer Society on November 7th
We have been invited to join with Downingtown and other local school districts to participate
in a run/walk fundraiser for the American Cancer Society on November 7th.

Team CMMD, a local running team, was formed a few years ago and has already raised over $65,000.  
Most of the funds raised have gone to the American Cancer Society, the rest stay in the community, sponsoring a scholarship fund.  
Last year Team CMMD was able to award a $20,000 scholarship to a senior whose family had a Cancer related story.

What: Team CMMD second annual run/walk event
When: November 7th at 7:30
Where: Starting from Downingtown West High School
How to Register: Online, on the CMMD website - Click here to register

*** Added bonus: The UCF school with the most registrations will be eligible to win an ice cream social for the school.

Enter your school code when registering
UHS   CFPMS   UES   PES   HES   CFES

About Team CMMD
Working together to support those fighting cancer within our community and beyond through financial assistance, scholarship,
and assisting local organizations. Learn more about Team CMMD and register on their website.
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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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Monday, October 26, 2015

Hawks eNews-Oct 26th 2015

 
 

Patton This Week ...

 



PTO MEETING NOVEMBER 5TH 9:15AM

Please mark your calendars for the November PTO meeting on Thursday, Nov 5th @9:15 AM in the Small Cafeteria.

We will be voting on enrichments for 2015-2016.  Hope to see you there!

Lisa Tascione and Kim Asarta

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The CFPMS PTO would like to extend a heartfelt thank you and our sincerest gratitude to our many compassionate volunteers.

The events were a  success because of your presence, time, talents, and efforts. Your contribution means to world to us and our school.


Book Fair Chairs Jeannette Kurkewicz, JoAnn Cona, Jenny Brucker, Kim Murray and all other volunteers, Box Top Chair Mary Walter,

Directory Chair Kathleen Vasko and volunteers, Spirit Wear Chairs Renee Lowe, Tammy Hynes and all volunteers,

and Visitation Day Chairs Renee Lowe, Whitney Smith and volunteers.

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DISTRICT DIRECTORIES

District Directories were dropped at Patton and should have gone home on Friday, October 23rd or Monday, October 26th.  

If you did not receive your directory, please check with your child to confirm they did/not receive.


Any questions about your order, please contact Kathleen Vasko at krsv@hotmail.com.

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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 prize! 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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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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CFPMS HOMEWORK POLICY FOR ABSENT STUDENTS:

Parents or guardians may call the office at 610/347-2000 BEFORE 9:00 AM to request homework if a student has been absent for two or more consecutive days.

We ask that you speak directly with a member of the office staff when making this type of request.

Please do not leave requests for class and/or homework assignments on staff members' voice mail systems or staff members' e-mail.

School personnel will retrieve needed books and materials from lockers.

Parents are asked to collect all materials in the office to insure that all assignments reach the student.

The materials will be available on the counter located in the main office from 2:30 to 3:00 the day the request is received.                                                                                                                   

For additional information, please check the CFPMS Parent Handbook located under "Parent Resources" on the Patton website: http://cfpms.ucfsd.org/pdfs/handbook.pdf

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COMMUNITY NEWS

5K run/walk fundraiser for the American Cancer Society on November 7th

We have been invited to join with Downingtown and other local school districts to participate in a run/walk fundraiser for the American Cancer Society on November 7th.


Team CMMD, a local running team, was formed a few years ago and has already raised over $65,000.  

Most of the funds raised have gone to the American Cancer Society, the rest stay in the community, sponsoring a scholarship fund.  

Last year Team CMMD was able to award a $20,000 scholarship to a senior whose family had a Cancer related story.


What: Team CMMD second annual run/walk event

When: November 7th at 7:30

Where: Starting from Downingtown West High School

How to Register: Online, on the CMMD website - Click here to register


*** Added bonus: The UCF school with the most registrations will be eligible to win an ice cream social for the school.


Enter your school code when registering

UHS   CFPMS   UES   PES   HES   CFES


About Team CMMD

Working together to support those fighting cancer within our community and beyond through financial assistance, scholarship, and assisting local organizations.

Learn more about Team CMMD and register on their website.

http://teamcmmd.org/event/2nd-annual-team-cmmd-this-runs-personal-5k-run-1-mile-walk/

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UHS Girls BasketBall Fall Clinic

This is our 3rd Annual UHS Girls Basketball Fall Clinic and we are looking forward to a fun morning of Basketball !!

Sat Nov 14 9am - noon.  

Last year we had over 60 young girls participate! - 2015 Clinic Flyer

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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 conditionAll styles and sizes are needed. New items are also gladly accepted!

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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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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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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Patton Fright Night Oct 24th

 
 

Patton This Week ...

 


COME TO PATTON FRIGHT NIGHT THIS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24th, AT CAMP SPOOKINAW!

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.




CFPMS HOMEWORK POLICY FOR ABSENT STUDENTS:

Parents or guardians may call the office at 610/347-2000BEFORE 9:00 AM to request homework if a student has been absent for two or more consecutive daysWe ask that you speak directly with a member of the office staff when making this type of request. Please do not leave requests for class and/or homework assignments on staff members' voice mail systems or staff members' e-mail. School personnel will retrieve needed books and materials from lockers. Parents are asked to collect all materials in the office to insure that all assignments reach the student. The materials will be available on the counter located in the main office from 2:30 to 3:00 the day the request is received. 


For additional information, please check the CFPMS Parent Handbook located under "Parent Resources" on the Patton website: http://cfpms.ucfsd.org/pdfs/handbook.pdf







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

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