Monday, February 29, 2016

Hawks eNews-Feb 29 2016


Patton This Week ...




9:15AM in the Small Cafeteria

Mark your calendars for the March PTO meeting on Thurs., March 3rd.

Mr. Hoffman will give a tour of Patton's renovated areas to meeting attendees.               __________________________________________________________________________________


3   PTO Meeting @ 9:15AM, Small Cafeteria

21-25  Spring Break


15  Talent Show

25  Writers Day with Visiting Author


6  Spring Carnival




Discounted tickets for Hershey Park on sale now!

Four attractions for one low price!

Hersheypark  |  The Boardwalk at Hersheypark |  ZooAmerica

& Hershey's Chocolate World Attraction

Enjoy a savings up to 39% OFF regular gate admission

Over 70 rides and attractions including 13 coasters

FREE Admission to ZooAmerica when entered from Hersheypark

Hershey's Chocolate World Attraction - the #1 visited corporate visitor center in the world

Prepaid Meal Tickets include a refillable souvenir cup

Award-winning live entertainment

Please click on the link for all of the details and for the ticket order form. Deadline to order tickets is April 1, 2016.



Coming Soon: The Patton Talent Show is April 15th. Kids - get your acts together! Acts must be 2 minutes or less. Review dates are March 9th OR March 14th.

Parents & Kids - Instructions and Registration forms are available at this link.



On April 25th, Patton will be hosting a "Writer's Day" for all students.  It's sure to be a great opportunity for students to hear from and workshop with authors from all walks of life.  If you or someone you know would be willing to present what you do as a writer (your process, etc) and encourage students to write and share in your session, please contact either Mr. Kelley ( or Mrs. Kropp (



Giant A+ School Rewards

Our goal is to reach 500. We are currently at 193. 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 and select CUSTOMER REGISTRATION to register online using your BONUSCARD and our school ID# 23975. If you no longer have your card look for it on your next receipt or ask the Customer Service Department at your local Giant. If you have any questions about the Giant A+ Program, please contact Kim Asarta,



Please support CFPMS  by shopping at  Select Unionville-Chadds Ford School District PTO as your charity to support and 0.5% of your purchases will be donated to CFPMS.  It's the same Amazon you know and love and has never been easier to support CFPMS at no extra cost!  Your gifts can give in more ways than one! Please remember each time you shop with amazon for your school to get credit you must open your browser in smile.




Yearbooks are on sale now! The 80 page all color yearbook is a great memento of your time spent at Patton. Go to to order your CFPMS 2016 yearbook. You can also find the link on the school's webpage (bottom right) or the office counter- just ignore the due date. The deadline is Friday, April 1st.


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The Ed Foundation's Golden Gala was sold out for 2nd year in a row! The event raised more than $27,000 for the school district, and attendees had a great time!  Hope to see everyone next year!

The latest grant Patton received from the Ed Foundation was for 4 Red Cat systems. This grant request was submitted by Matt Rusnack.

Upcoming Ed. Foundation events:

May Tag Sale - May 7th

Battle of the Bands-May 21st

For more information about the Ed Foundation or its upcoming events, go to


Unionville High School Presents:


March 3-5

Thursday, Friday & Saturday 7:30pm

Saturday Matinee 2pm

UHS Auditorium, 750 Unionville Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348


Character Lunch with Shrek and the Gang

begins 11am Saturday! CF Patton Middle School Cafeteria

To reserve your lunch/preferred matinee seating

combo ticket: and click on the GOLD ticket.


Show Tickets on sale for $12, beginning Monday, February 15

Tickets at the door: $14 adults/$12 student and senior citizens




It is time to start thinking about Spring Softball!  We are very excited about the 2016 season as we are making some improvements to our 2015 program.

To encourage you to register now we are offering a $20 discount for registrations completed by February 15th.  The discount will appear on the check-out page.  Please register now by CLICKING HERE.

Perhaps the biggest change will be to our age divisions.  We have added an age group and we will now follow the standard age groups used in most softball programs.  So we will have PeeWees, 8U, 10U, 12U and 16U programs.  This change will ensure that players have the best ability to grow and play at their skill level.

We are also excited to have a 16U team that will be led by Mark Royer.  We are finalizing plans now that will ensure that our 16U girls will have a full season of games with other programs in the area.

Another change will be in our 10U and 12U schedules.  We are completing plans that will give the girls to play a much more exciting season.  The girls will have the opportunity to play more teams with a few games with some local teams.  This means that there will be a few (up to 3) "away" games, however the travel is kept to a minimum and is within 15 miles.

We know that one of the attractions of our program is the local nature of practice and games.  By adding up to 3 away games we are giving the girls a much better program because they will get the ability to play a much wider range of teams.  The away games will be in the West Chester area.  I know girls are going to be very excited!

Look for more information on our Pre-Season clinics soon. 

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