Tuesday, February 21, 2017

UHS Daily Bulletin 2/22/17


February 22, 2017 Day "B"

Success is the sum of all efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.- Robert Collier




After Prom Phone-A-Thon

Community Service Hours may be earned at the After Prom Phone-A-Thon on Monday, February 27th, Thursday, March 2nd, and Tuesday, March 7th from 6:00-8:30 p.m.


Students will be calling High School parents from the High School Office.  You will be given a script to follow when you make the calls.


This is open to any student wanting to lend a hand in the After Prom Fundraising Task.  All students are welcome to participate.


Sign-up sheets are in the Main Office.


Art Supply Drive

The National Art Honor Society is running an art supply drive to benefit the Philadelphia School District's Elementary Schools!  We are collecting Crayola markers, crayons or colored pencils, watercolor pencils, watercolor sets, oil pastels, gallons of Elmers glue, drawing paper, drawing pencils and erasers. Donations may be placed in the decorated boxes throughout the school, or delivered to Mrs. Dilworth's Art room, 288.  Monetary donations are also gratefully accepted and can be forwarded to Mrs. Dilworth.  Please donate supplies so these kids can make art!!!


Book Sale

The Used Book Sale is (next) Friday and Saturday 2/24-2/25, and the Book Sale Committee is looking for more student help.


The Committee especially needs help on:


 1) Thursday evening, anytime from 5-9 pm to unpack over 900 hundred boxes of books and stock the tables in the gym; And on


 2) Saturday, anytime in the afternoon, but especially between 4:30-7pm to empty out the gym of all books, boxes, tables, signs, cages, and other equipment.


Hours are flexible. All volunteers earn community service hours. So please take a few minutes at lunch to stop by the cafeteria LGI to sign up.


Student Parking

Please DO NOT park in coned area until the cones are removed.


Free Admission to Games for Unionville and Patton Students

As a reminder for UHS and Patton students, you no longer need to buy tickets for Unionville home sporting events - with the exception of football games and playoffs. We are happy to provide this benefit for our District students. We do ask that all students present their school-issued student IDs at games. Unionville High School event workers will begin to enforce this rule, so please remember to bring your ID








Please check out the Counseling Center website for additional counseling news!


AP Students

AP exam registration has begun! Students are required to complete a registration form for each AP exam and return the form(s) with payment to the Counseling Center no later than February 28th. There is no late registration.
If a student is taking more than one exam, he/she may submit one check to cover all exam fees. We are only accepting payment in the form of checks. Please make checks payable to "UHS Activities."
If a student is currently participating in the free/reduced lunch program, please see Mrs. Spiegel in the Counseling Center regarding fee payment.



Are you interested in attending one of the U.S. Military Academies? Students and parents are invited to a special presentation to be held on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at the Valley Forge Military Academy & College, 9 AM-Noon. Meet with Admissions Representatives from the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Coast Guard Academy.



All scholarships we hear about are listed in Naviance. Start looking now!

Seniors should first be checking for scholarships offered by the colleges to which they have applied.


UCF Community Scholarship (Deadline-2/21)

The Community Scholarship is a grant of a stated amount of money collected annually from the school community by open solicitation.  Its purpose is to award the worthy student who wishes to continue his/her education following graduation from Unionville High School.  The grant is for the first year of post-secondary work only and will be applied toward college costs (i.e., tuition, room and board).  As many grants will be made annually as the treasury of the Community Scholarship can support.

The categories for selecting recipients are cumulative grade point average (GPA) at of the end of the third quarter, the score on a timed essay (2/27), and school activities verified in all four years. See Ms. Vaughn for more information.



You can still register on www.collegeboard.com until 2/28









Register for the May 20th 1 Mile Run/Walk, 5K or 10K FundRun and $5 from each student registered will be donated back to your school. Your school also has a chance to win a prize for the most students registered so register today and beat out the competition! 



Teachers and staff from individual schools can also register under their school "TEAM" name.


Be sure to choose your school from the list when registering.


Boys Lacrosse

The Boys Lacrosse team is in need of managers for the spring season. Anyone interested can give their name to the Athletic Office.


UHS advanced the following wrestlers into the District 1 AAA Central Championships:

113 - Dominic Chaclas - 4th

120 - Jacob Lehman - 4th

132 - Jake Taylor - Champion

160 - Tyler Mousaw - 4th

170 - Gavin Grim - 7th

220 - Mike Maguire - 2nd

285 - Elijah Lyons - 5th


Unionville wrestlers finished with 120.5 points which earned them a tie for 4th place out of 13 teams.












Kristin Smith
Unionville High School Main Office