Sunday, February 12, 2017

Hawks eNews-Feb 12th 2017


Patton This Week ...



15/16     Spring Track Meetings

20           No School

24           Spring Picture Day- individuals only

24           Basketball Night


1-31st    Hershey Park Ticket Sale

SAVE THE DATE!   Friday, May 5th--- Patton Spring Carnival!



FEBRUARY 24TH 7PM @ Patton Gym

DJ--- FOOD--Prizes!  Is your teacher playing??

Come out and see the Staff play our girls and boys basketball teams!   DJ!  Snack bar!  Enter a raffle to take a shot at winning cash!   Free fun for the whole family!




The Unionville Community Bike Drive Committee would like to thank everyone who donated bicycles, time and energy to this year's collection and repair efforts.  Through your efforts the drive was able to provide 126 bicycles to those in need.  Special thanks to the Cleaver, Vosburgh, Kramer and Fatzinger families as well as the Two Men and a Truck Company who drove their truck through icy conditions in order to ensure that the kids would not be let down.



The 21st Annual UHS Used Book Sale will take place February 24th and 25th and we are still in need of more book donations to make the sale a success!

The book sale is the high school's biggest fundraiser!  We are hoping we can get the community support and that you can pack up a box or two of books you are ready to get rid of and put the in the donation bin in the Middle School Lobby!

Please visit our website for up-to-date book sale information:  Visit us on Facebook!



Please continue to submit Box Tops to the Main Office with the advisory teacher's name on the envelope or plastic bag.

We are doing well with our collection of box tops for Patton Middle School.

We have a change in the leading classes:

6th Grade: Mrs. Hadley 507

7th Grade: Mrs. Landry 533

8th Grade: Remphrey 357

The next collection date is March 01, 2017 so please keep them coming so we can reach closer to our goal of $1000.

We are closer to $500 right now so keep them coming!!!!




Writers Day is a Writing Conference for kids. Students choose which workshop sessions they would like to attend. This year, our keynote speaker is MG/YA author Gary Schmidt (The Wednesday Wars, Okay for Now, Orbiting Jupiter).

We are looking for community members who write within their job requirements or for personal enrichment (and everything in between) to workshop with groups of 20-25 students in the morning.

The students bring a notebook and a pencil to your assigned classroom and learn something about writing--from you! Please forward this sign-up document to family and friends who may be able to help us.

Last year, we had community members lead sessions on food blogging, social media marketing, technical writing, advertising, personal journaling, writing for business, journalism, developing a script, historical research, legal writing, science fiction, and many other interesting topics.

You do not need to consider yourself a professional writer in order to participate.

Follow the link below to sign-up to lead a writing session:

Writers Day Sign Up Genius

Thank you for your consideration!

Brian Kelley, M.Ed

English Department Co-Chair



Anyone interested in coming out for Spring Track there will be 2 meetings during Hawk Time:

Boys Meeting will be February 15th

Girls Meeting will be February 16th

The meetingS will be held in the cafeteria.

Any questions see one of the following:

Mrs. Robertson in  the Library, Mr. Ragland, Mr. Smith

Mr Garber ...the Math Teacher




Last month students in the 6th grade gathered to play bingo together for an Olweus activity. Most kids were able to bring 50 coins to use as markers for the game. After the game , the coins were collected, counted and donated to Patton's student council. Congratulations to our 6th grade for donating a grand total of $521.51 to Student council!!



Congratulations go out to the following 4 students who will be representing Patton at the Chester County STEM Design Challenge on March 3, 2017:

Team Green-Lnd

Sebastian Tucker

Naman Razdan

Manav Gundecha

Ansh Abbaraju


Reserve your copy of the 2016-2017 Charles F. Patton Middle School yearbook today.


February's "Art After School" with Mrs. Ferron

Clay and Glass!!

Broken Bottle Glass Plates

Just 4 Classes This Month

When : Tuesday and Thursday after school until 4:00.

    2/21,2/23, 2/28 and 3/2

Who:      All 6th, 7th and 8th grade young artists

Sign up early, Class size is limited to 20 students.

Tuition: $54.00 for four classes/ Please make checks payable to Ann Ferron

For more details click here.



February 25-    Jazz Along the Brandywine: UHS 6-11pm

March 16-16        Mary Poppins Broadway Musical: UHS 7:30

March 24-25        Chadds Ford Art Show

(please click event for further information)


The UCFSD Wellness Committee Presents:

"How To Raise An Adult"

"Julie Lythcott-Haims is a national treasure. . . . A must-read for every parent who senses that there is a healthier and saner way to raise our children." -Madeline Levine, author of the New York Times bestsellers The Price of Privilege and Teach Your Children Well

"For parents who want to foster hearty self-reliance instead of hollow self-esteem, How to Raise an Adult is the right book at the right time." -Daniel H. Pink, author of the New York Times bestsellers Drive and A Whole New Mind

Also, below is a link to the website.


Say It Like You Mean It Public Speaking Camp

Registration is officially open for the 2017 session of Say it Like You Mean It- Public Speaking Camp.

Being able to clearly articulate ideas can help set students up for success. This camp will help students of all experience levels develop these skills in a fun, encouraging environment. Students will have the opportunity to participate in interactive workshops that are designed to help build a foundation in several core areas that are critical to public speaking: research skills, presentation, argumentation and interpretation of literature.

Students attending the camp will work with me, Mrs. Julie Krause as well as several varsity members of our Speech and Debate team. Our staff is made up of 100% volunteers. All proceeds from the camp directly benefit the Speech and Debate Team.

Camp will run From Monday 7/31 to Thursday 8/3. There will be a morning session that runs from 8-11 as well as an afternoon session from 12-3. Students can also register for both sessions and participate in special topic seminars in the afternoon. To register, please fill out this form:

Registration is first-come, first-served. Space is limited. Your spot will not be reserved until tuition, medical form and permission slip are received.

Early Bird Registration (on or before 5/31): $125 for one session; $200 for both.

Late Registration (after 5/31): $150 for one session; $225 for both.

Sibling discount: $25 less for each additional child. Discount applies only if children are registered together. Please make all checks out to: UHS Activities.

Contact Ms. Ashley Murphy at with any questions!


4th Annual Unionville Baseball

Used Sports Equipment Collection & Sale

SALE: SATURDAY FEB. 25, 2017 from 9am- 3pm At CF Patton MIDDLE SCHOOL CAFETERIA (760 Unionville Rd, Kennett Square, PA 19348) Please help by donating your used equipment for ANYTHING sport related. COLLECTING NOW OR DROP OFF at CF Patton MIDDLE SCHOOL CAFETERIA FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24th from 5-9PM For IMMEDIATE PICK UP or QUESTIONS CALL: George Pellegrino: 484-354-0508 or email: "Proceeds benefit Unionville High School Baseball"


SCCSA Spring Rec Registration is now OPEN!

Weekly practices; games on Sundays

Runs from April 2-May 21, 2017

Open to those ages 4-18 years of age

Deadline to register is February 27th, 2017

Visit for more information and to register online!


Girls on the Run and Stride

Click the link below to see current flyers.

Girls on the Run Patton, Girls on the Run Pocopson, and Stride


URA Softball Spring 2017

If you haven't already, please register for the 2017 spring season at

Remember, we have age groups for girls from ages 5-16. Early registrations make it much

easier for us to get a jump on planning for the season (buying extra equipment, dividing teams,

etc). We will also continue to offer our special instruction clinics during the season (pitching,

fielding, catching, batting) for those girls interested.

Remember, if you sign up your daughter before Feb 10th, you get a $20 discount off of each


Also, we will be having pre-season clinics/workouts at WCU starting on Feb 12th (in the

afternoon). More details to come as we get closer.

Last thing and very important - we now also have a Facebook page.

We will be able to share additional information therein more real time. Be sure to visit the page

and "Like" it to help us to spread the word about our great program and open registrations.


URA Baseball registration opens

January 5th and will run through mid- March.  

Games will begin in April, weather permitting.

URA Baseball, which is affiliated with Cal Ripken Baseball, is open to boys and girls in:

  • Unionville Chadds Ford School District (UCFSD),

  • Kennett Consolidated School District,

  • Avon Grove School District,

  • Parts of West Chester Area School District.

Our youth baseball program includes ages 5-12, and features multiple divisions geared toward the age and development of your child.

Please visit  to register




Registration for the 2017 KAU Little League baseball and softball season is now open for players ages 4 through 16.  You must live or attend a public or private school within the geographic boundaries of the Unionville-Chadds Ford and Kennett Consolidated School Districts to be able to play KAU Little League.  Information about KAU may be found at and clicking on the "KAU Programs" tab. Registration is only available online and the deadline is January 31.

For questions or more information, please contact:

See flyer for more details.

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