Friday, December 9, 2016

UHS Daily Bulletin 12/12/16

UHS DAILY BULLETIN

December 12, 2016 Day "A"

 

"If you really want to do something, you will find a way. If you don't, you'll find an excuse." – Jim Rohn

EVENTS, ACTIVITIES, AND DEADLINES

 

Mary Poppins Auditions

Auditions for the UHS production of Mary Poppins are being extended to next Wednesday December 14th. If you are interested in auditioning for this fun and whimsical production, please signup on the UHS musical bulletin board by the back stage entrance. The audition materials are on the HS music department website. Click on Mary Poppins!  Come be a part of the outstanding tradition of musicals at Unionville HS!

The dance call for the show will be on Saturday December 17th at 9 am on the UHS stage. You may audition to be a dancer only, and not have to do the singing/acting audition. Signup for this on the stage call board as well.  Come be a part of the outstanding tradition of musicals at Unionville HS!

Earth Club

There will be an Earth Club meeting Thursday, December 15th in room 210 directly after school.  All are welcome.

 

UHS Baseball Player Meeting

There will be an all-player meeting for students interested in Baseball at UHS. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, December 15th at 2:45pm in the Faculty Dining Room. Please plan to attend. For questions or concerns, please contact Coach Magee at coachmagee8@gmail.com

School Store

The Twelve Days of Spirit are upon us! Come to the UHS school store to get decked out in spirit wear and more, with specials every day until winter break.

Mon, 12/12:    Free Gift with Purchase of $10 or more

Watch the announcements for a surprise sale each day.  You can now follow us on Twitter and Instagram, or check out our website with the link on the UHS home page.  

Happy shopping!

UHS Open Mic Night - Sponsored by Oral Cancer Awareness Club

December 17, 2016 will be the return of UHS Open Mic night from 7-10pm. 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. The night will be fun for all, whether performing or supporting the amazing young talent in this school.

UCFSD Coat Drive

The District-wide Coat Drive is entering its final weeks for collections.  As we all give thanks this week with family and friends -  and perhaps participate in Black Friday shopping - please consider finding a new or gently used coat, jacket, vest, or Hoodie to donate to the effort. We are always in need of teen and infant and toddler sizes. All items will be distributed to close to 500 families in need this holiday season!

Coat donations can be placed in the Coat Drive boxes at any of our district schools or Landhope through December 15th. Please contact ucfsdcoatdrive@gmail.com if you are able to donate cash or gift cards to purchase much needed sizes. 

 

Unionville Crew Winter Training 2016-17

The Unionville Rowing Club will hold an Informational Meeting to discuss Winter Training. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 14th, at 2:30pm in the Gymnasium Lobby. 

 

Winter Training will be a 12-week session focused on developing strength, power and endurance in preparation for the spring 2017 season. 

 

Varsity Rowers - Monday, 12/5/16 - 2/24/17

Novice Rowers: Monday, 1/2/17 - 2/24/17

 

Schedule: 

Monday/Wednesday/Friday - 2:45pm - 5:00pm in the UHS Cafeteria

Tuesday/Thursday - 5:00pm - 7:15pm in the UHS Fitness Center 

 

Cost - Varsity $350 and Novice $250.00 (Includes a t-shirt and registration for Center City Slam)

 

COUNSELING CENTER NEWS

 

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

 

PSAT/MMSQT TEST RESULTS

On December 12, students 13 years old and over who provided their email address on their PSAT/NMSQT answer sheet will receive an email reminder from the College Board explaining where and how to view their scores. Students can set up a free College Board account at any time at www.collegeboard.org

 

ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES

There is a comprehensive listing of summer enrichment opportunities in NAVIANCE. In Family Connection, go to COLLEGES, then under COLLEGE RESEARCH, choose ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS. You can search by category, deadline or location. This information is based on the programs, Enrichment Alley (www.enrichmentalley.com) and TeenLife (www.teenlife.com). Any local opportunities we hear about, we post in NAVIANCE.  Many of these programs have early registration deadlines.

 

Wildlife Leadership Academy Conservation Ambassadors

The Wildlife Leadership Academy is looking for conservation ambassadors for the 2017 summer 5-day residential field school. Students interested in being nominated should contact their School Counselor. More information at wildlifeleadershipacademy.org

 

Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Agricultural Sciences

http://agsci.psu.edu/governors-school/program-summary

A free 4-week summer residential program held at Penn State University Park campus for academically talented and gifted high school students (rising seniors) from throughout Pennsylvania. The application deadline is February 17, 2017. Current juniors only.

 

Attention TCHS applicants
All TCHS applications, including Allied Health and Teacher Academy programs, are due on January 31, 2017. Please see your School Counselor if you have any questions.  

 

 

FAFSA

(https://fafsa.ed.gov)

Seniors should be filing their FAFSA applications now.

Filling out the FAFSA online is the fastest, easiest way to apply/renew:

1.    Plan ahead and prepare.

2.    Create an FSA ID, username and password. This will allow you to confirm your identity when accessing your financial aid information and when signing Federal Student Aid documents.

3.    Go to FAFSA on the Web and enter your FSA ID to fill out a new FAFSA or access your original FAFSA, which already has your answers prefilled.

We have more information on the Counseling Center website.

 

Scholarships

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.

            PSPE Engineering for Temple or Drexel (2/10)

PSPE John E. Pickett Memorial Scholarship (1/31)

 See Ms. Vaughn for an application.

 

STEM OPPORTUNITIES

 

·         GIRLS EXPLORING TOMORROW'S TECHNOLOGY (GETT) 2017

This program will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at West Chester East High School,12:30- 5:00pm.  This is a free event for girls in 5th-10th grade and is designed to be a hands-on, interactive and fun event which will give girls the opportunity to meet successful women role models with careers based on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).   Registration Opens February 14, 2017

 

 

College Decision Letters

Please be sure to bring in copies of all decision letters from colleges and give to the Counseling Center (i.e., acceptance, waitlist, deferment, and denial). We need this information to update Naviance.

 

JOB & VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

We post local job and volunteer opportunities we receive in the Counseling Center.

·         Maris Grove is hiring wait staff and dishwashers. Student interview day is 12/8. Apply at www.elmjobs.com

 

WORLD OF ATHLETICS

Rugby Meeting - January 4th

 

Rugby season is around the corner!

 

All boys AND girls interested in playing - or even just learning more about the game - are invited to an information session on Wednesday, January 4th, at 7 PM in the Unionville High School Cafeteria. 

 

All students grades 6 through 12 are welcome! There will be separate teams for boys and girls, as well as for the middle and high schools. 

 

No experience necessary. Come on out and learn more about this fun sport!