Wednesday, April 18, 2018

UHS Daily Bulletin

 

UHS DAILY BULLETIN

April 19, 2018 Day "E"

Winning doesn't always mean getting first place; it means getting the best of yourself.-Meb Keflezighi

EVENTS, ACTIVITIES, AND DEADLINES

 

Testing Center

Before School Testing will not be available on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.  After school testing will run as normal on this day.

 

Prom Tickets

Prom tickets will go on sale next week, and will be sold until May 11.

 

All juniors and seniors should check their school email for a message containing important prom information.

 

If you have any questions pertaining to the prom, please contact Mr. Clark in room 132 or at pclark @ucfsd.net

 

Attention Senior-Athletes:

We are planning our last group photo opportunity for senior-athletes that plan to continue their athletic endeavors in college or have signed a Letter of Intent. 

 

We will take photos on Wednesday, May 2nd, at 7:15am in the UHS Cafeteria LGI.


We invite any senior who has played their sport for Unionville High School and who plans to continue their playing career in college to attend.  This photo opportunity is open to all UHS student-athletes that will play in college (D1, D2, D3, etc.)

So that coaches and parents may be included, we ask that athletes planning to attend please come to the Athletic Office (Room 176) by Wednesday, April 25th to sign-up.

 

If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Weaver in Athletics. 

 

 

 

https://ssl.gstatic.com/ui/v1/icons/mail/images/cleardot.gifRun for our Sons

 

Unionville Run for our Sons is this Saturday April 21 at 9am and it's still not too late to sign up.  Cost is $25 per student.  You can register online at www.parentprojectmd.org/unionville until Wednesday or onsite on Saturday starting at 8am at Patton Middle School.  The weather forecast is looking good so far please join us to help end Duchenne!

 

*      COUNSELING CENTER NEWS

 

***SENIORS- PLEASE COMPLETE THE REQUIRED SENIOR SURVEY IN NAVIANCE. THIS INFORMATION IS USED TO AWARD SCHOLARSHIPS.***

 

UPCOMING VISITS AT UHS:

Art Institute of Philadelphia- April 12 at 9:05

Cabrini College- April 12 at 1:55

US AIR FORCE- April 16 at 1:00

Moore College of Art and Design (PA)- April 17 at 1:55

US MARINE CORPS- April 18 at 10:00

Interested students should sign up for a pass in Counseling.

 

MAIN LINE REGIONAL COLLEGE FAIR

April 9, 6:30-9PM at Valley Forge Casino Resort

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

All the scholarships that we hear about are listed in Naviance. Seniors should first be checking for scholarships offered by the colleges to which they have applied. Some scholarships available now:

·         C.A.P Hearts in Action-medicine, theology, education (4/15)

·         Dunkin Donuts- (4/15)

·         Chester County School Nurses Association Scholarship- nursing (4/16)

·         DVSFMA Scholarship- facilities management engineering (4/20)

·         Ervin L. Steele- nursing 4/23

·         Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union-business majors (4/27)

 

·         UNITE FOR HER Breast Cancer Grant (5/13 deadline)

 

2018 ACADEMY NIGHT

April 30th, 7-9PM at Garden Spot High School, New Holland PA

While the military profession is becoming more attractive to students, admission to the Service Academies and ROTC are becoming more competitive.  Information provided will include answers to the following:

    ·       The difference between attending an academy/ROTC and military recruiters
   ·       The role of high school educators in the process
    ·       The role of coaches/athletic directors in the process
    ·       The value of attending a summer program at an Academy
    ·       Describing the 'ideal' candidate
    ·       Determining the difference between a nomination and an appointment

Meet Representatives from: United States Military Academy, United States Naval Academy, United States Air Force Academy, United States Merchant Marine Academy, United States Coast Guard Academy.

Freshmen, sophomores and juniors are encouraged to attend to learn about the admissions process in advance. Seniors already applying to a Service Academy or ROTC scholarship are strongly urged to attend. Registration is requested. RSVP by April 25 to Mary.OConnor@mail.house.gov

 

COLLEGE & CAREER PLANNING NIGHT AT OXFORD AREA HIGH SCHOOL

April 12th, 6:00-7:30PM. 33 Colleges. See website for more information.

 

LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS

SOPHOMORES & JUNIORS-PENNSYLVANIA FREE ENTERPRISE WEEK
This a great free week-long summer program for sophomores and juniors to learn about the free enterprise system by forming their own "imaginary company." 2018 applications are available in the Counseling Center and at https://www.pfew.org/student_application.php

Final deadline is April 6, 2018. 

 

JOB/VOLUNTEER/VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITES (Posted in Counseling)

·         LONGWOOD GARDENS TEEN VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

8-week summer experience that provides high school students with an opportunity to gain work experience, leadership skills, and be part of a team. More info in Counseling.

Brandywine Red Clay Alliance Summer Camp Junior Counselor

·         Carpenter's Helper/Assistant for John Young Inc.

·         Chatham Financial- light office duties

·         Verbena Restaurant in KSQ- host/bus

·         Lifeguard

·         UCFSD Summer Custodian/Maintenance Job

·         Ronald McDonald House of Delaware Summer Teen Volunteer Program

·         Radley Run Country Club- Spring & summer positions

 

INTERNSHIPS (More information in Counseling)

·         CHOP Neurology High School Scholars Program- Paid internship

·         Teens Turning Green STEM internship program- Paid internship

 

 

 

ATHLETICS

Crew Fundraiser

Hurry up and buy your Spring FUNdraiser tickets to support the Unionville Crew team. The 5th annual event features a silent auction, music from local artist Jack Marshall, and fine food at Northbrook Marketplace on April 20 from 7 - 10 p.m.

Unionville Crew is a thriving club sport with over 50 JV and Varsity athletes who compete at regional regattas. Support from the community is greatly appreciated as the club sport relies on donations, fundraisers and family fees. 

Firefly tickets, Vermeil Wine, and Learn to Row camps are crowd pleasers. Warm up your bidding hand and come support UCrew on April 20. 

Dick Vermiel, famed coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, has donated signed items for the UHS Spring FUNdraiser to be held on April 20 at Northbrook Marketplace from 7 - 10 p.m. A signed rowing blade, football, photos and wine from his personal label will be on auction later this month at the event. Over 60 other items will join his generous donations at the 5th annual fundraiser for the Unionville High School club sport.

 

Buy tickets now: www.unionvillerowing.org or

https://www.showtix4u.com/boxoffice.php?submit=Search+for+Events&begin=1542968&current_client=02000069123115509

Boys Volleyball

The boy's volleyball team beat Glen Mills 3-1.  The scores were 25-22, 25-13, 21-25, 25-2.  On the defensive side of the ball, Joel Kirkland and Alistair Lawson played aggressively. Setter Shane O'Leary connected with Garrett Pepper, Ben Kitson, and Joey Canino for some good swings.  Kessler Grabowski and Tate Shugart had some stellar hits in critical times. The next team's next game is Thursday 4/19, away at Avon Grove.  Go "U".  

JV Baseball

JV baseball defeated Oxford on Tuesday 8-3 behind the solid pitching of Peter Kucharczuk, Ethen Lindner and Patrick Keenan and the timely hitting of Dylan Blackburn who went 3-4 with 3 RBI's. Next game is Wednesday at Octorara.

Varsity Baseball

The Varsity baseball team lost a tough well played game to Oxford by a score of 2-1. In our last at bats, down 2-0, Joe Zubillaga beat out a infield single, moved to second on a passed ball and scored when Theron Schilling hit a double to score him. He moved to 3rd on a passed ball but was stranded as the game ended. Noah Kirkland threw a 4 hitter in the loss. Our next game is tomorrow at Oxford.

Softball

Unionville remains unbeaten in the division and beat Oxford 10-8. The game was tied going into the 5th inning when Maddy Frich put down a bunt that allowed Jane Dreher to score. The offense was led by Analise Griffiths who went 4-5. Sydney Horan went the distance on the mound throwing all 7 innings. We are back on the road tomorrow at Octorara.

Boys Tennis

The Unionville Boys tennis team lost a close and highly competitive match to Chesmont league opponent Great Valley by a score of 3-4. Of the 7 courts, 4 were decided in 3 sets. Unionville's overall record is now 10-1. Their next match is on Wednesday at Avon Grove.