Sunday, November 11, 2012

UCFSD Coat Drive

Ready to Clean out your Closets? Want to Help out a Great Cause? Then don't forget the UCFSD Community Coat Drive!! On Saturday December 15th, along with the Bike Drive, UCFSD Community Service gives away gently used warm coats, fleece jackets, hats, mittens/gloves and snow pants to local families in need. Donated items can  be dropped off in the lobbies of any of the UCF district schools until Thursday 12/14. Items should be clean and in good condition. All styles and sizes are needed. New items are also gladly accepted! Volunteers are needed to pick-up coats from the various schools during the drive, and to set up and assist families with selections on 12/15. If you would like to help out with the Coat Drive please contact Ann Ferentinos ( or 610-558-0965)

Monday, October 15, 2012

Club 68 at Patton!

What is Club 68? Brought to you by the YMCA, it's a “New” Supervised Youth Activities Program which has a designed curriculum to help Middle School kids discover their passions and build lasting friendships. It's great for 6th graders not eligible for after school sports and is designed specifically for Patton Middle School Students. Participants must register at the YMCA but membership is not a requirement. Click here for an informational flyer.

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Fall Festival and Dance!

The Patton Fall Festival and Dance is coming on Friday, November 9 from 2:30-5:00 for 6th grade and from 6:00-8:30 for 7th and 8th graders. The large caf will be a neon dance party, complete with an awesome DJ taking requests for today's hottest music, all in sync with extreme black lighting effects, fog machine and lasers, hundreds of glow items and decorations. There will be food and drinks with authentic carnival games in the gym. There will be a brand new photo booth equipped with Photoshop, cotton candy, a glitter tattoo artist and "Minute To Win It" competition. The cost is $10 per ticket (if paid in advance), $12 at the door and that price includes EVERYTHING. And Parents! We are looking for chaperones and donations of food. For more info, check out the Festival web page right here.

Monday, September 3, 2012

Unionville Bike Drive

It's time for The 18th Annual Unionville Community Bike Drive! We will refurbish and clean bikes on Saturday October 27, 9:00am – 2:00pm at the Patton Middle School Cafeteria. This a great family project, also earn service hours. Questions? Contact Anne Jung (610) 388-2796.

HawkTV - LIVE!

Did you know that HawkTV (Patton's daily morning announcements program) is also streamed live every day at 7:35? Visit the HawkTV web page or click on "HawkTV Live - Watch Now" on the right hand side of the home page.

After School Language Program

Sign your child up for the After School Foreign Language Program today! Introduce them to Latin, Spanish, Chinese, French or German! Experienced and enthusiastic teachers conduct all the classes. Click here for more information and a registration form.

Sunday, September 2, 2012

Order Your Spiritwear!

Show your Unionville pride and purchase one of this year's new spiritwear items.  Choose from hoodies, t-shirts, sweatpants, and pinnies. New for this year:  a hot/cold tumbler with Unionville logo for only $10.... the perfect accessory to keep you cozy/hydrated and school sporting events! Also, the ever-fashionable mid-calf socks sporting the Unionville "U" are offered in black or white. Click here to download the order form, send along with your payment in an envelope marked "spiritwear" to school. To view this year's items, please click here. DEADLINE FOR ORDERING IS OCTOBER 15TH.

Community Fair!

Come on down to the UCF on Saturday, October 6th at 5 pm at the dairy tent to watch the best event of the fair!  Which elementary school will bring home the trophy this year???  We’ll have big action and suspense and your very own principal, Mr. Tim Hoffman will present the coveted can to the winner!  Bring your friends and come show your support for the fair!

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

ECA Online Option

Unionville High School is exploring the possibility of offering one section of the required Essential Computer Applications course during the spring semester of 2013 as an online course. If you interested in taking an online version of the ECA course, then download an informational form right here.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Online Course Selection

Just a clarification -  there will not be online course selections this year for 6th and 7th graders, as previously announced. Students have successfully made their course selections for next year.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Patton Forensics Teams

The Patton Middle School Speech and Debate teams demonstrated strong performances in yesterday's Chester County Forensics Tournament. These are some of the highlights of the day's events: In speech events, Jace Bridges placed 2nd in prose, Iain Duncan, placed 3rd in Discussion and Abhay Malik was awarded an individual Honorable Mention ribbon and a team 1st place ribbon for his contributions in Discussion. Additionally, Ethan Pan received honorable mention in original oratory as did Caroline Kenton for her extemp speeches. In debate, individual speaker awards were given to the following students: Honorable Mention ribbons to Caldon Driscoll and David DeMarco, 3rd place to Dana Homer, and 1st place to Jessica Liu. Also, we are very proud of the debate team of Dana Homer and Jessica Liu, who after four rounds of debate, took first place overall in the tournament and received trophies for the efforts. Congratulations to all of Patton's Forensic Team members for an outstanding job!

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Band Jam 2012

One May 11, the band members from all six schools in the district held Band Jam 2012. Nine total bands, including all the concert bands from Patton Middle School, performed in front of a jam packed crowd for the second annual Band Jam event. The night culminated with 425 students performing together in the Armed Forces finale. Congratulations to all students involved in this wonderful event!

Saturday, May 12, 2012

2012-2013 Calendar Available

The recently board-approved calendar for the 2012-13 school year is now available!

Monday, March 12, 2012

FCS Garden Program

Spring is almost here!! The FCS classes will begin tilling and amending the soil in the next few weeks and will do our traditional planting of peas and other cool weather crops on St. Patrick's Day. Before the end of school, we will have replanted for Summer. All the veggies go towards the FCS classes and the Food Bank. We need your help to maintain the raised beds over the Summer. If you and your family would like to adopt a bed for a week or more please contact Miss Hisler at or Miss Ballard at

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Homework Requests

If a student has been absent for two or more consecutive days, parents or guardians may call the office at 610-347-2000 before 9:00 AM to request homework and class work. We ask that you speak directly with a member of the office staff when making this type of request. Please do not leave requests for class and/or homework assignments on staff members’voice mail systems or staff members' email. Parents are asked to collect all materials in the office to insure that all assignments reach the student. School personnel will retrieve needed books and materials from lockers. For additional CFPMS procedures and school policies, please view the Parent Handbook located under the "Quick Links" drop-down menu at the top of the Patton Middle School website.

Hoopin' To Help Success

Thank you to everyone who came out to make Hoopin' to Help a big success! Hundreds of local residents turned out Saturday night to honor the memory of a local basketball legend — Al Lewis — and were treated to some amazing basketball, all to support a great cause. For a recap of the games and a tribute to Al Lewis check out this Unionville Times article.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

GIrls Exploring Technology

Calling all girls grades 6-12! March 24 is GETT 2012! GETT is "Girls Exploring Tomorrow's Technology." Statistics continue to show that girls are not embracing careers in technology, despite an increasing need for skilled professionals in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math in Pennsylvania and across the nation. The solution? GETT! GETT is a day-long, fun, hands-on informational event for middle and high school girls, in grades 6 through 12 throughout the Delaware Valley, their parents, and educators. GETT features the opportunity for students to interact with successful women in technology. For more info visit the GETT Homepage or you can also find them on Facebook!

Friday, February 17, 2012

PTO Family Fun Night!

The Patton PTO Family Fun Night was a huge success!! We had an outstanding night of basketball and a courageous effort by our Patton staff to keep up with our very talented 8th grade basketball teams! A special thanks to the Patton staff team - Mrs. Spisak, Mrs. Replogle, Mrs. McIntosh, Mrs. Dunbar, Mrs. McMahon, Mrs. Rafferty, Mr. Murphy, Mr. Baumgardner, Mr. Musacchio, Mr. McIntosh and Mr. Walsh. Also a big thank you you to Mr. Sudimak for the team introductions and keeping the music playing all night long as well as Mr. Fulginiti and Mr. Vosburgh for officiating the games. The PTO gave away an iPad 2 to a lucky raffle winner and at halftime, Nate Christopher hit a shot from half court to win an iPod Touch! Many thanks to our fabulous PTO for organizing a great evening.