Friday, May 18, 2018

UHS Daily Bulletin

UHS DAILY BULLETIN

May 21, 2018 Day "C"

Have fun at prom! Be safe!!

EVENTS, ACTIVITIES, AND DEADLINES

 

NHS

Attention NHS Seniors!

NHS graduation cords & stoles will be distributed to qualified seniors on May 21 in the LGI.  The LGI will be open before and after school.  Please note, to pick up your graduation cord & stole you must have completed all of the following requirements:

·  Paid NHS membership fee $10

·  Paid NHS cord & stole fee $40

·  Submitted all necessary verification letters for the the 25 hours of service on the NHS Canvas page

·  Participated in at least one NHS sponsored service event 

If you have not completed all of the requirements, please contact Ms. Murphy or Mr. Kehan ASAP.   

Prospective National Honor Society Candidates

Attention prospective National Honor Society candidates from the class of 2019 & 2020.  

  • There will be an informational meeting after school in the LGI on May 30th.  
  • Please see our FAQ page for more information.  All prospective candidates will be invited to apply for membership after GPA's are calculated in July.  

 

 

Keystone Exams

The Keystone Exams will be administered to students on Tuesday, May 22nd and Wednesday, May 23rd, with make-ups taking place May 24th and 25th. Letters with schedules and specific details will be sent home to parents via email the week of May 14th, and Mr. Silva will visit classes subject to testing that week as well. If you have any questions once letters are sent home, feel free to contact Mr. Silva.

 

Attention AP Test Takers:

-     Students taking morning AP exams must arrive by 7:30 am and report directly to the assigned testing location.

-     It is the student's responsibility to secure their own transportation to UHS.

-     Once testing has started, no student will be admitted into the testing room.

-     Likewise, students taking afternoon AP exams are responsible for securing their own transportation home.

-     Most exams are approximately

3 ½ hours.

-     Testing room locations will be posted the week prior to AP exams.

 

Prom

All juniors and seniors should check their school email for several important prom reminders, including directions, the table list, and other final reminders.

Please plan your day accordingly. It is about a 30 minute drive from Unionville to the Doubletree. 

You may arrive as early as 6 PM. If you do not arrive by 6:40, we will call your parents to check up on you. 

NO ONE WILL BE PERMITTED TO LEAVE EARLIER THAN 10PM.  NO EXCEPTIONS! Prom ends at 10:30

Please see Mr. Clark in 132 or email him at pclark@ucfsd.net with any prom questions.

Class of 2019 - Senior Portraits!!!

 

Senior Portraits will be taken at school Monday-Thursday May 21st-24th in the Cafeteria LGI.

Appointment cards were mailed home.

If you have questions or need to change your appointment, contact Prestige at

1-800-687-9327 or schedule.prestigeportraits.com

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*      COUNSELING CENTER NEWS

 

PENN STATE

Even though it is past May 1st, there is still time to accept your offer of admission to any Penn State campus! Just log in to your MyPennState account to your offer of admission now!

 

PENN STATE SPEND A SUMMER DAY

July 26 & 27 at PSU University Park

Register at admissions.psu.edu/sasdcp

 

UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE SUMMER INSTITUTE

Prepare for success on the SAT or ACT!

Intensive courses from the University of Delaware cover skills needed for success on the SAT and ACT. http://www.pcs.udel.edu/SAT-test-prep/

 

LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS

CHESTER COUNTY CHAMBER FOUNDATION YOUTH LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

Applications are now available for the 2018-2019 Chester County Chamber Foundation Youth Leadership Program.  The program is open to students who will be in 10th, 11th or 12th grade during the 2018-2019 school year. Students will explore different career paths, jobs of the future, learn leadership skills, and make connections with many leaders of various occupations from Chester County. Interested students should see Ms. Vaughn in the Counseling Center ASAP for an application.  Applications are due to the Counseling Center by May 14, 2018.  There is a $75 administration fee upon acceptance into the program (scholarships available).

 

PFEW- 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

THEY ARE STILL ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS!

 

GIRLS ADVISORY BOARD

A nationally-recognized program for Chester County's high school girls where they engage in leadership development and philanthropy. See Counseling for more information.

 

EXPLORING EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE

Meet with reps from Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Rice and the University of Chicago in Philadelphia on May 23, 7PM. Register at www.exploringeducationalexcellence.org

 

 

College Information Night- Brandeis, Case Western Reserve University, NYU and University of Rochester- May 20 at 5PM. Register Here.

 

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

·         Friend's Home in Kennett Square- Server

·         Summer Nanny/Babysitter needed-please see Ms. Vaughn for details

·         Dr. Leardi's Dental Office (call them directly)

·         Willowdale Sunoco (610)329-0344

 

INTERNSHIPS (More information in Counseling)

·         CHOP Neurology High School Scholars Program- Paid internship

·         Teens Turning Green STEM internship program- Paid internship

·         University of Delaware Summer Assistantship Program in Maize Genetics and Breeding

 

 

ATHLETICS