Friday, March 24, 2017

UHS Daily Bulletin 3/27/17

UHS DAILY BULLETIN

March 27, 2017 Day "E"

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. – Eleanor Roosevelt

EVENTS, ACTIVITIES, AND DEADLINES

 

 

UTHON

UTHON is coming!!! Please join us on Saturday March 25!! Prepay $20 during all lunches in order to guarantee yourself a shirt. Get your dodgeball teams together now!  Help us raise $20,000 for pediatric cancer research!

 

UHS Open Mic Night 

Friday April 28, 2017 will be the return of UHS Open Mic night. The event will feature up and coming performers from UHS and will take place in the cyber cafe.  Students who wish to perform should contact Mr. Mansor (jmansor@ucfsd.net) to reserve a spot.  Proceeds will benefit the Oral Cancer Awareness club. 

Run for our Sons

Registration is open for Unionville Run for our Sons on Saturday April 22, 2017 at 9am at Patton Middle School.  Cost is $20 per student.  For every $10 raised above the registration fee, you will receive a chance to win one of three fantastic prizes- a $40 gift certificate to the cyber cafe, a parking pass or a private pizza lunch party with you and up to 19 of your friends in Sra. Johnson's classroom.  Go to parentprojectmd.org/unionville to register.  Thank you for your support.

 

Volunteer Opportunity
The Chadds Ford Elementary school art show and sale needs student volunteers after school on Friday, March 24 and Saturday, March 25.  We will feed you!  Sign up here:
https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/30e0844a5ac2ea7f58-cfes1

SUMMER CUSTODIAL/MAINTENANCE HELP

ALL BUILDINGS

June 19, 2017 to August 11, 2017 – MUST COMMIT TO FULL SCHEDULE

8-10 hours/day for 8 weeks – hours determined by supervisor

$10.25 per hour – Full Time

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  The qualification requirements listed below represent minimum levels of educational achievement, training, skills and/or ability necessary.

 

  1. Must be at least 16 years of age by June 1, 2017
  2. Must be able to work full-time (40 hours per week)
  3. Demonstrated aptitude for assigned responsibilities
  4. Must be able to speak, understand, read and write English
  5. Must be able to safely lift and carry up to 35 pounds a minimum distance of 10 feet
  6. Must be able to climb and descend 10 steps on a stepladder, work on scaffold or lift
  7. Must be able to stand and walk for up to 8 hours/day
  8. Experience or willingness to learn
  9. Be of good moral character (honest and trustworthy)
  10. Skills to work with people – pleasant, positive, enthusiastic
  11. Ability to read and comprehend manuals for minor repair tasks
  12. Ability to use time effectively
  13. Ability to maintain good personal hygiene and well-groomed appearance
  14. Good organization skills – attention to detail
  15. Ability to observe, assess a situation and problem solve
  16. Ability and willingness to work as a team member and independently

 

Successful candidates will be required to obtain required clearances:

Act 151 Child Abuse Clearance

Act 34 PA Criminal Record Check

Act 114 Federal Criminal History Record

Act 168 Employment History Review (if over 18)

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.



*Subject to Budget Decisions & Board Approval

 

Any questions, please contact Marie Lofe at mlofe@ucfsd.net or 610-347-0970, ext. 3304

 

 

 

COUNSELING CENTER NEWS

 

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

 

SENIORS & PARENTS OF SENIORS

The deadline for many of our local scholarships is 3/28. Seniors can apply for over $44,000 of scholarship money from local sponsors. Scholarships are all listed in Naviance under "local scholarships." Please see Naviance or Counseling for an application or more information.

 

PENNSYLVANIA FREE ENTERPRISE WEEK (PFEW)

Applications for this summer leadership program are due by April 7, 2017. More information in Counseling. www.pfew.org

 

COLLEGE VISITS AT UHS

4/6-Delaware County Community College at 1:30

 

COLLEGE OPEN HOUSES

Juniors should be researching the schools they are interested in for good times to visit campuses. Many colleges offer both fall and spring open houses.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS- DEADLINES APPROACHING!!!!!

Seniors should first be checking for scholarships offered by the colleges to which they have applied. All scholarships we hear about are listed in Naviance. Start looking now!

 

NEW! The Karen Baker Scholarship- $5,000/4yrs. Applicant must be directly affected by cancer, either by illness of applying student, a family member, or someone close to them. Attendance at a 4-year accredited college. Essay. GPA ≥ 3.0. See Counseling for an application. Received by 4/1

 

NEW! S.A.V.E. FOUNDERS' SCHOLARSHIP

$1,000. S.A.V.E.'s mission is to preserve the quality of life and community character of southern Chester County through Smart Growth principles that support safe transportation, agriculture, villages & the environment. Our vision is for southern Chester County to be an inclusive and sustainable community, characterized by protected rural countryside with growing vibrant urban centers that are connected by uncongested scenic roads and supported by efficient and effective infrastructure. Applicant must be working towards a career in supporting the mission of SAVE. Demonstrate leadership, volunteer and community service. See Counseling for an application 4/7

 

COLLEGEBOARD BIGFUTURE EXPLAINS FINANCIAL AID AWARDS/PACKAGES

Check out BigFuture for help in understanding your college financial aid offers.

 

PA STATE GRANT DEADLINES
To be eligible for a PA State Grant, seniors need to complete their State Grant Form by May 1 if attending a 4-year institution, and August 1 if attending a community college, a
designated Pennsylvania Open-Admission institution, a business, trade or technical school, or a hospital school of nursing. Make it your goal for every student to have a FAFSA and State Grant Form on file by May 1. The application was part of the FAFSA form online.

 

Harvey M. Thomas Student Aid Trust Fund

The Trust Fund was founded for Chester County residents who attend schools of higher education.  It is an interest free loan and is granted on the basis of approval of an application, a copy of which is attached..  The applicant must complete every item on the application so that it may be given proper review and evaluation.  If the loan is granted, the amount varies from one year to the next.  The student must apply each year that they are requesting the loan.  One requirement of the loan is once the student either graduates or withdrawals from the post secondary institution, the student MUST notify the bank immediately to work out a monthly repayment plan.  It is important that the loan be repaid so that future Chester County residents will have the same opportunity to borrow money from the Trust Fund.  All students receiving loans from this fund MUST sign a promissory note with the Wells Fargo Bank.  If you have a student/child who is interested in completing an application for a loan from this fund, please submit all required information before May 1, 2017.

 

WORLD OF ATHLETICS

 

Boys Tennis

The UHS boys tennis team defeated Oxford by a score of 7-0. Their next match is against Sun Valley on Friday.

Match score as follows:

Bradley (U)def Maio (O) 6-0,6-0; Li (U) def Gerrard (O) 6-0,6-0; Saunders (U) def Meyers (O) 6-0,6-0; Muscato/Avgousti (U) def Griffin/ Shafer (O) 6-0,6-1; Sokolff/Hopping (U) def Rubbo/DiFrancesco (O) 6-0,6-0; Maheshwari/Starnes (U) def Kera/Schafer (O) 6-0,6-1; 4th doubles forfeit (O)

FundRun

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! 

Kennett Run

http://www.kennettrun.net/events

 

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.

 Hello all athletic departments, teachers and staff,  KENNETT RUN wants your kids to RUN.  Please get them and yourselves to sign under your school Banner.  This year's race has be designed to be even more fun.  20 May is race day in Anson B Nixon Park.

Avon Grove School District is now part of the Fund Run team.

 

Participate and win MONEY for your school.  Need more information, call me or go to https://www.kennettrun.net/events

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