Monday, January 25, 2016

Hawks eNews-Jan 25 2016

 
 

Patton This Week ...

 



PLEASE JOIN US AT OUR NEXT

PTO MEETING FEBRUARY 4TH 9:15 AM

Thursday, February 4th at 9:15 AM in the Small Cafeteria.  

TOPIC: "HS Course Selection Q and A for 8th Grade Parents"

FEATURED GUESTS: MS and HS Guidance Counselors and  UHS Assistant Principal

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February    27th     Eat at Rapidough Pizza Pies

March    21-25    Spring Break

April     15th  Talent show

                 

May      6th    Spring Carnival

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YEARBOOKS NOW ON SALE

ORDER YOUR CFPMS 2016 TODAY

Yearbooks are on sale now! The 80 page all color yearbook is a great memento of your time spent at Patton. Go to http://store.sscyearbooks.com/category/36-charles-patton-middle-school.aspx 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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DINE TO DONATE

WITH RAPIDOUGH

Come support Charles F Patton Middle School February 27th. Mention this post and hand in your receipt and Rapidough will donate 20% back to our school. Rapido Pizza Pies is located in downtown West Chester on 30 South High Street.

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HAVE YOU REGISTERED YOUR GIANT CARD YET?

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  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 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, kasarta@gmail.com.


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KEEP COLLECTING BOX TOPS

COLLECTION DATE IS FEBRUARY 26TH

Please continue to submit Box Tops to the Main Office with the advisory teacher's name on the envelope or plastic bag, preferably separated into 50s. The next collection date is February 26. Please do not submit any Box Tops with expiration dates before February 29, 2016 or from any month  in 2015. They cannot be credited for the Box Tops Challenge.

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SHOP WITH AMAZONSMILE TODAY!

Please support CFPMS  by shopping at https://smile.amazon.com/ch/23-3052741.  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.

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UHS USED BOOK SALE

Neighborhood Collection Day POSTPONED!  Due to weather we're rescheduling.  New date: Sat., JAN 30th

Just leave your donations at the end of your Driveway by 9:00 am.

For weather challenges check UHSBookSale.org or our Facebook Page.

We collect from most roads in the school district.  For a list of the roads we do not collect from see our mailer on the UHSBookSale.org website http://uhsbooksale.com/images/stories/files/2016_Used_Book_Sale_Mailer.pdf   

Save Your Bags!!  Please save your sturdy handled bags. You can drop them off along with your books.

We DO accept: Books, Audio Books, Music CDs & Video Games

We do NOT accept: Reader's Digest. Encyclopedias, PDRs, Computer Manuals & Software, Magazines or VHS tapes.  

For those who miss the Neighborhood Collection, collection at all UCFSD School Buildings will begin on January 25, 2016

SAVE THE DATE!  February 26 & 27, 2016

Help us celebrate 20 years of Book Sales! Like us on Facebook.  For more information see our website www.uhsbooksale.org.  Questions? Contact UHSbooksale@gmail.com

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Writer's Day


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 (bkelley@ucfsd.net) or Mrs. Kropp (hkropp@ucfsd.net).

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After School Yoga-starting February 4th,

Immediately after school until 3:30.  

Students will learn how to quiet the mind and increase flexibility and balance through the practice of yoga.


Sign up for a 7 week session at $10 a class, to cover expenses.

Just a few benefits of yoga for children include:

improves overall health and confidence, stimulates imagination, and increases focus and attention


CONTACT KELLI DOUGHERTY, RYT, AT   KELLIRICH@COMCAST.NET   TO REGISTER

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BUY YOUR TICKETS FOR THE GOLDEN GALA!

The Ed. Foundation's Annual Golden Gala is on Saturday, February 6, 2016, 7:00-11:00PM

Please join us for a fun filled night as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Unionville­Chadds Ford Education Foundation. Hosted at the Gables of Chadds Ford, the night will include Hors D'oeuvres, dancing, cocktails, silent auction and fun.

Saturday, February 6,2016
7:00-11:00pm
The Gables at Chadds Ford
423 Baltimore Pike

For details and to purchase tickets visit: http://www.ucfedfoundation.org/ www.ucfedfoundation.org

The Education Foundation Golden Gala Community Event
The Unionville-Chadds Ford Education Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization that supports the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District.  Founded by a volunteer board of directors, it thrives today with support of parents, administrators, teachers and business and community leaders.  

The mission of the UCFEF is to supplement funding for innovative education programs and projects in our schools that support performing and applied arts, health and life skills,  the environment, community partnerships, science and technology.







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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Hawks eNews-Jan 19 2016

 
 

Patton This Week ...

 


 

NEXT PTO MEETING:  Thursday, February 4th at 9:15 AM in the Small Cafeteria.

TOPIC: "HS Course Selection Q and A for 8th Grade Parents"

FEATURED GUESTS: MS and HS Guidance Counselors and  UHS Assistant Principal

January Calendar:

13          Winter Concert – Band            

18           School Closed – MLK Day

         25           Half Day 

February:

4    PTO Meeting 9:15 am 

March:

                          21-25    Spring Break


Save the dates!   April 15th  Talent show

                  May  6th    Spring Carnival

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KEEP COLLECTING BOX TOPS


BOX TOPS CHALLENGE RESULTS

Please continue to submit Box Tops to the Main Office with the advisory teacher's name on the envelope or plastic bag, preferably separated into 50s. The next collection date is February 26. Please do not submit any Box Tops with expiration dates before February 29, 2016 or from any month  in 2015. They cannot be credited for the Box Tops Challenge.

First results of the 2016 Box Tops Challenge.

Starting with 6th grade...fewer than 100 Box Tops separate the top five. Here are the totals: 5th place, Steinen, 137 Box Tops; 4th place, Stratton, 150; 3rd place, Jones, 176; 2nd place, Bunting, 191; and in the lead, Jennings with 220.

As a group, 7th grade has collected the most Box Tops so far. Fewer than 200 Box Tops separate 4th through 1st place. In 4th place, French, 348 Box Tops; 3rd, O'Rourke, 386; 2nd, Lear, 408; and in 1st place with 544 Box Tops, Palic.

Even though the 8th grade has submitted the fewest Box Tops as a group, the closest contest is among the top three advisories in that grade. Third place is Remphrey with 100; 2nd is Cippolini with 119; and the 8th grade leader is Sordi with 121.

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REGISTER YOUR RED CARD FOR CFP MIDDLE SCHOOL TODAY PROGRAM ENDS IN MAY

Patton Middle School families who use the Target Red Card Program have less than four months to "shop till you drop" to benefit our school. After 19 years, Target is discontinuing the program as of May 14, 2016. Target will provide bonus funds to schools based on how much their Red Card families shop between now and the end of the program. So take your friends, neighbors, and extended family on  a Target shopping spree before May 14. (Mother's Day is May 8...)

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SHOP WITH AMAZON SMILE TODAY!

Please support CFPMS  by shopping at https://smile.amazon.com/ch/23-3052741.  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.

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UHS USED BOOK SALE

Neighborhood Collection Day:  JANUARY 23, 2016

Just leave your donations at the end of your Driveway by 9:00 am.

For weather challenges check UHSBookSale.org or our Facebook Page.

We collect from most roads in the school district.  For a list of the roads we do not collect from see our mailer on the UHSBookSale.org website http://uhsbooksale.com/images/stories/files/2016_Used_Book_Sale_Mailer.pdf   

Save Your Bags!!  Please save your sturdy handled bags. You can drop them off along with your books.

We DO accept: Books, Audio Books, Music CDs & Video Games

We do NOT accept: Reader's Digest. Encyclopedias, PDRs, Computer Manuals & Software, Magazines or VHS tapes.  

For those who miss the Neighborhood Collection, collection at all UCFSD School Buildings will begin on January 25, 2016

SAVE THE DATE!  February 26 & 27, 2016

Help us celebrate 20 years of Book Sales! Like us on Facebook.  For more information see our website www.uhsbooksale.org.  Questions? Contact UHSbooksale@gmail.com.

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UCFSD Substitutes Needed

There is a great need for teacher and support staff substitutes.

STS (The Substitute Teacher Service) started a Guest - Teacher program. This program allows those who have a 4 year degree to take an online training program that would prepare them for teaching in the classroom as a day to day substitute teacher.


Per Diem Substitutes - First 20 days                           $100/day

Per Diem Substitutes - After 20 days                            $110/day

Per Diem Substitutes - 21-89 days for same teacher        $130/day

Paraprofessional substitute rate                        $12.15/hour

For Additional information contact Mary Garvey, Human Resources Coordinator, mgarvey@ucfsd.net: Phone  610-347-0970, ext. 3303.

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BUY YOUR TICKETS FOR THE GOLDEN GALA!

The Ed. Foundation's Annual Golden Gala is on Saturday, February 6, 2016, 7:00-11:00PM

Please join us for a fun filled night as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Unionville­Chadds Ford Education Foundation. Hosted at the Gables of Chadds Ford, the night will include Hors D'oeuvres, dancing, cocktails, silent auction and fun.

Saturday, February 6,2016
7:00-11:00pm
The Gables at Chadds Ford
423 Baltimore Pike

For details and to purchase tickets visit: http://www.ucfedfoundation.org/ www.ucfedfoundation.org

The Education Foundation Golden Gala Community Event
The Unionville-Chadds Ford Education Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization that supports the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District.  Founded by a volunteer board of directors, it thrives today with support of parents, administrators, teachers and business and community leaders.  

The mission of the UCFEF is to supplement funding for innovative education programs and projects in our schools that support performing and applied arts, health and life skills,  the environment, community partnerships, science and technology.







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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