1-31st Hershey Park Ticket Sale
31st Hershey Park tickets due in front offic
6 PTO Meeting
10-14 Spring Break
21 Talent Show
SAVE THE DATE! Friday, May 5th--- Patton Spring Carnival!
Would you like to:
Make a difference in your child's education
Meet other parents
Experience a sense of pride
Share your talent and energy
Have fun doing all of the above
CF Patton PTO would love to have you as a parent volunteer for the school year 2017-18. We have many opportunities for you to choose from to enrich your child's education. Whether you have a few hours per year or a few hours per month you are important to us.
We Need Additional Volunteers For:
Vice President * Recording Secretary * Treasurer * Enrichment Coordinator *
At-Large members, 7th Grade Celebration, 8th Grade Celebration, Basketball Night, Bike Drive, Book Fair, Box Tops, Coat Drive, Community Service, Curriculum Council, Directory, Hawk News, Ed. Foundation Rep, 6th Grade Mixer, FOCUS, Giant Rewards, Hospitality-Visitation Day, Library, Patton Picnic, Raffle Baskets, School Pictures, Spirit Wear, Spring Carnival, Staff Appreciation Brunch, Staff Appreciation Lunch, and Talent Show.
Investing and giving back to your child's school is such a great way to invest in our youth. Come join us and make memories with us. To learn more about these positions or getting involved with the PTO please email Christine Azar at firstname.lastname@example.org by March 17, 2017.
A SWEET DEAL FOR PATTON FAMILIES…
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 40% 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- fill it out and turn it into the front office. Deadline to order tickets is March 31, 2017. Tickets will be distributed back to you the week of April 24th.
PATTON'S GOT TALENT
Coming Soon: The Patton Talent Show is April 21st. Kids - get your acts together! Acts must be 2 minutes or less. If you are interested please see forms and email for more information.
SECOND ANNUAL WRITERS DAY 5/1
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:
Thank you for your consideration!
Brian Kelley, M.Ed
English Department Co-Chair
Arnab Sircar, a 7th grade student at C.F. Patton Middle School, is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2017 Pennsylvania National Geographic State Bee. The contest will be held at the State Museum of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg on Friday, March 31, 2017. This is the second level of the National Geographic Bee competition, which is now in its 29th year. School Bees were held in schools with fourth- through eighth-grade students throughout the state to determine each school champion. School champions then took a qualifying test, which they submitted to the National Geographic Society. The National Geographic Society has invited up to 100 of the top-scoring students in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Department of Defense Dependents Schools and U.S. territories to compete in the State Bees. We are #PattonProud of Arnab!
March 16-18 Mary Poppins Broadway Musical: UHS 7:30
March 24-25 Chadds Ford Art Show
(please click event for further information)
Lacrosse Skills Clinic for 1st-8th
Hosted by UHS Girls' Lacrosse Team Date:
Sunday, March 19th at 1:30-3:30pm
Where: UHS Turf Stadium
Cost: $35 for 1st child, $25 for 2nd child and $20 for 3rd child How to Register: .
Mail registration form and check payable to Unionville Sports Council to Liz Malone at 1419 Pocopson Rd West Chester PA 19382 **BONUS T-SHIRT for all players pre-registered by March 8th** Questions: Contact Liz Malone at email@example.com For registration Information click here.
MARCH 25TH 3:30pm - 5:30pm
UThon is a six-hour dance and dodgeball event that we hosted to raise money for Four Diamonds, a non-profit organization dedicated to researching cures for pediatric cancer and alleviating the financial burdens that families of children with cancer face. Last year, our event raised over $14,000, and we are hoping to enjoy similar success this year!
UThon will take place on Saturday, March 25th, elementary and middle school students and their parents are welcome from 3:30pm until 5:30pm. We would love for the younger students to come and cheer for our dodgeball teams, play games, and make cards for children with cancer. $5 per person is the cost for registration (all proceeds go directly to Four Diamonds). Donations are also appreciated. Help us reach our goal of $18,000.
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: https://goo.gl/forms/HwdkZpRt23kGjAUH2
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 AMurphy@ucfsd.net with any questions!
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