Thursday, February 22, 2018

UHS Daily Bulletin

UHS DAILY BULLETIN

February 22, 2018 Day "B"

Embrace your uniqueness. Time is much too short to be living someone else's life.  

 

EVENTS, ACTIVITIES, AND DEADLINES

 

School Store

The School store is looking for students who are able to work in the school store this spring season. Ideally, students will be available during lunches, or shortly before school starts. We can work with your schedule! You can earn volunteer hours, gain valuable work experience, and help spread school spirit! If you are interested, please contact Mr. Mansor (jmansor@ucfsd.net) and Mrs. Matz (sbank@ucfsd.net). 

 

AP Exams

The AP Exam Registration window is 2/12/18 - 2/26/18. No late registrations. Please go to the home page of the Counseling Center website to register.

 

 

UHS Used Book Sale

 

Please sign up to volunteer for the UHS Used Book Sale, one our biggest PTO fundraisers of the year. We have many student volunteer opportunities, including:

  • There are many fun volunteer opportunities on the weekend of the sale, Thursday, February 22 through Saturday, February 24.  To volunteer, use the sign up sheets on the table outside of the Cafeteria LGI. 

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*      COUNSELING CENTER NEWS

 

AP EXAMS

The AP Exam Registration window is 2/12/18 - 2/26/18. No late registrations. Please go to the home page of the Counseling Center website to register.

 

ACADEMY DAY

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 3, 2018, 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.

(Eisenhower Hall Ballroom, 001 Eagle Road, Wayne, PA 19087)

 

GIRLS EXPLORING TOMORROW'S TECHNOLOGY (GETT) 2018

This free program will be held on 3/17/18, at Phoenixville Middle School, 12:00- 5:00pm. This is 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 is Open

 

ONLINE COURSE SELECTION REQUESTS IN POWERSCHOOL

February 16-March 1-For rising 10th, 11th & 12th graders.

 

COLLEGE PLANNING NIGHT

College Planning Night for All Families in Grades 9-11: Thurs. February 22

The evening will consist of break-out sessions with representatives from various colleges/universities speaking on a variety of topics relating to the college admissions process.  Interested families should arrive at UHS by 6:45 p.m Please see the Counseling Center website for more information and details!

 

UPCOMING VISITS AT UHS:

Savannah College of Art & Design- February 22 at 8:15

Delaware College of Art & Design- February 28 at 10:00

US NAVY RECRUITER-February 28 at 1:00

SHIPPENSBERG UNIVERSITY-March 13 at 10:00

Delaware County Community College- March 13 at 1:55

University of Tampa- April 9 at 1:00

Cabrini College- April 12 at 1:55

Interested students should sign up for a pass in Counseling.

 

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. Counseling needs 10 school days to process applications. Some new scholarships available now:

·         Alma Newlin Educational Fund- scholarship is available to current and former high school graduates who are planning to enter healthcare-related professions. Download application at www.HWFSCC.org (under Funding) (2/28 deadline).

·         Chester County School Nurses Association Scholarship (4/3)

·         PA Society of Professional Engineers Valley Forge Chapter- For engineering students going to Drexel and Temple. (2/28 deadline)

·         Chadds Ford Civic Association (4/1)

·         Kennett Lodge #475 Free & Accepted Masons Scholarship (4/4)

·         Kennett Square Lions Club Scholarship (4/4)

·         Abby Miller Memorial Scholarship (4/4 deadline)

·         Andy Joseph Memorial Music Scholarship- For students who are passionate about music (4/4 deadline)

·         Applestone Scholarship (4/4 deadline)

·         E. Kneale Dockstader Environmental Engineering/Envir.Science (4/4)

·         Sara Manning Mushroom Scholarship (4/4 deadline)

·         Hood's BBQ Scholarship (4/4 deadline)

·         Longwood Rotary 4-Way Test (4/4 deadline)

·         UCFEF Most Improved Senior Scholarship (4/4)

·         Ron Cameron Memorial Scholarship- Building trades (4/4)

·         UCFEF Trade/Technical Scholarship (4/4)

·         Karen Baker Team CMMD (4/7)

 

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

 

LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS

SOPHOMORES & JUNIORS-PENNSYLVANIA FREE ENTERPRISE WEEK
A rep from the PFEW will be here on Friday, March 2nd at 9:00 in the Counseling Center. Hear about a great free week-long summer program for sophomores and juniors to learn about the free enterprise system by forming their own "imaginary company." Please pick up a pass in the Counseling. 2018 applications are available in the Counseling Center and at https://www.pfew.org/student_application.php and. Early Bird Applications are due in March 2, 2018. Final deadline is April 6, 2018.  

 

SENIORS! 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.

 

ANNUAL FORENSIC SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM "Life Inside A Crime Scene"

March 24 from 8:30-4:00 at Cedar Crest College. Register at http://www.cedarcrest.edu/academics/forensic science/symposium/shtm

 

JOB/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.

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

·         Chatham Financial- light office duties

·         Verbena Restaurant in KSQ- host/bus

·         Lifeguard

 

 

ATHLETICS

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Boys' Lacrosse Managers Needed

The UHS Boys' Lacrosse team is looking for students to assist the Varsity Team as managers. Lacrosse experience is preferred, but not required. If you are interested, or have questions, please contact Booster President Kim DiBiaagio at dibiaggio@comcast.net

Wrestling

 

Varsity Wrestling started their post season run this past Saturday 2-17.  The Ches-Mont League tournament was held at Rustin.  Unionville advanced 6 wrestlers to districts.

Caden Mareno - 1st

Tyler Mousaw - 3rd

Jacob Lehman - 4th

Dom Chaclas, Joe Caldwell and Gavin Grim - 5th

 

Next up is District 1 AAA West Tournament on February 24th at Interboro High School.

 

JV Boys Ice Hockey

 

Congratulations to the JV boys ice hockey team on winning this year's President's Cup!  The team defeated Malvern Prep in a thrilling championship game by a score of 4-3.  In a very close game overall, Unionville defended a penalty shot and a 6 on 4 penalty kill for the final 1:40 minutes of play to hold on to their lead.  Congratulations to the Unionville JV team and their coaches!

 

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