Monday, March 20, 2017

UHS Daily Bulletin

UHS DAILY BULLETIN

March 21, 2017 Day "A"


Don't let your fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning. – Robert Klyosaki

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 Thursday, March 23, Friday, March 24, and on 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

Your senior exit survey must be completed by Friday, March 17 via your Naviance account. This is a requirement for all seniors. The data is collected for PA state reporting purposes and for scholarship selections.
Please go to the about me tab in Family Connection and click on class of 2017 required senior exit survey.
This should only take a few minutes to complete and may help you qualify for a scholarship.

 

COLLEGE VISITS AT UHS

3/22-Shippensburg University at 12:40

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

 

Octorara Area Homeland Security & Protective Services Academy oPEN HOUSE- 3/22/2017

 

DELAWARE TECH'S STANTON CAMPUS CRIMINAL JUSTICE CAREER EXPO
4/7/2017, 12-2PM

 

 

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! Please check out some local scholarships listed below:

 

Completed applications, unless otherwise noted, are due in Counseling Center by 2:30 on 3/28/2017

 

APPLESTONE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS- $3,000 Awarded to seniors with proven financial need who are pursuing post-secondary education at a 2-year or 4-year school. 3/28

 

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. 4/1

 

ELLEN R. CAVALLO SCHOLARSHIP- $1,000 award recognizes a senior who has experienced some type of adversity or challenge during his/her four years at Unionville and still managed to keep moving forward toward the finish line and graduate.  3/28

 

RON CAMERON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP- $2,000 awarded to a student who plans to pursue a career in construction (a "trade" such as plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, electrical, etc. or a "construction professional"). 3/28

 

CHADDS FORD CIVIC ASSOCIATION- $1,000 awarded to a resident of Chadds Ford Township using criteria established by the Board of Directors of the Civic Association of Chadds Ford Township. Must have a cumulative GPA must be at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent. Financial need is not a requirement. 4/1

 

CHESTER COUNTY SCHOOL NURSE'S ASSOCIATION- 4/3

 

ERVIN L. STEELE NURSING SCHOLARSHIP- - $1,000 4/22

 

E. Kneale Dockstader Foundation Scholarship- $4,000- Applicants will be evaluated on their academic record, financial need, citizenship and essay. Declaration of Intent: By submitting this scholarship application, the student declares his/her intent to pursue a degree in environmental science or environmental engineering or related course of study. 3/28

 

HOOD'S BBQ- $1,000 award to a deserving senior with a proven academic ability who plans to pursue further education at a 2yr or 4yr college in the area of Culinary Arts or a related field. 3/28

 

ANDY JOSEPH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR MUSIC- $2000 scholarship will be awarded to one or more seniors who share Andy's passion for music.  All who feel that music plays an essential role in their lives are eligible!   A video example of your music is required. 3/28

 

KENNETT LODGE NO. 475 FREE & ACCEPTED MASONS OF PA- $750 awarded to a student who has been active as a volunteer in their community and shown a strong commitment to continuing their education. 3/28

 

KENNETT SQUARE LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP- $500 awarded to a senior with financial need and proven academic ability that plans to pursue further education at a two- or four-year college. 3/28

 

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR COMMUNITY OF THE GREATHER KENNET AREA ACHOLARSHIP- $1,000 (4) We will require the applicants for the scholarships to write and submit a one-page (minimum) essay on the topic - Is peace and harmony among all people possible?  This is intentionally an open-ended theme and the student can personalize it as they wish. 3/28

 

SARA MANNING MUSHROOM SCHOLARSHIP- $1,000(2) scholarships awarded to deserving local seniors pursuing post-high school education. Students considered for the scholarship should have the following: (1) 2.5 minimum GPA; (2) Economic need; (3) 10 hours of community service performed in the past year. 3/28

 

ABBY MILLER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP- $5,000 scholarship awarded to a student who has demonstrated "Abbytude" in their life by being: energetic, happy, lived-large, friendly, made others laugh, complimentary, made the party, put people at ease, and passionate about children.3/28

 

Rotary 4-Way Test: A Yardstick for Living Scholarship- $1,000 & $500 scholarship awarded to 3 students who promote high ethical standards for both professional and personal conduct.  Of the things we think, say or do: Is it the TRUTH? Is it FAIR to all concerned? Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS? Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned? 3/28

 

CHARLES E. SWOPE- $3,000 awarded to senior planning a career in government, politics, law, law enforcement, paralegal. 4/14

 

UC-F EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP for "The Most Improved Senior"- $1,000 awarded to the most improved senior in the areas of academics, attendance, discipline, personal life, social life, and/or career aspirations. 3/28

 

Unionville-Chadds Ford Education Foundation (UCFEF) TECHNICAL TRADE SCHOLARSHIP- $1,000 to a student that wishes to attend a 2-year or 4-year vocational or trade school. 3/28

 

 

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 our 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.

PENNSYLVANIA FREE ENTERPRISE WEEK (PFEW)

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

 

 

 

 

 

WORLD OF ATHLETICS

 

 

Girls Varsity Ice Hockey

Congratulations to the girls varsity team for winning the Flyers Cup on Friday night!  They had an undefeated season going 21-0 and won both the league and Flyers Cup championships.  They faced West Chester East in the final game and dominated the ice all night, winning by a score of 9-2. Goals were made by Madison Doucette, Jordan Hower, Claire Donovan and Katie Anderson.  Assists were given from Jordan Hower, Madison Doucette, Hannah Close, Mia Impagliazzo, Claire Donovan, Anna Nolan and Kaelen Speck.  They team played strong all season and worked hard to keep their championship titles!

Swim Team

The Unionville Swim Team did great at the PIAA State Championships this past weekend.

 

For the Girls Team - 

 

Camryn Carter came in 3rd place capturing a Bronze medal in the 50 Freestyle and setting a new high school school record.

 

The 200 Freestyle Relay of Maura Grimes, Jess Homitz, Olivia Miller and Camryn Carter came in 2nd place with a Silver Medal and a new school record.

 

The 200 Medley relay of Maura Grimes, Bridget Foote, Caroline Mayk and Jess Homitz placed 9th place with a new school record.

 

The 400 Freestyle Relay of Olivia Miller, Bridget Foote, Caroline Mayk and Camryn Carter came in 9th place with a new school record.

 

The Boys team of Harrison Bass, Liam Callahan and Matt Tascione also did well in their individual events.

 

Congratulations swimmers!

 

 

 

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! 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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Kristin Smith
Unionville High School Main Office