Monday, October 23, 2017

UCFSD Coat Drive!

Please consider donating clean coats, hoodies, hats, mittens/gloves, snow pants and boots to the Annual UCFSD Coat Drive. All sizes and styles, infant through adult are needed. Donated items can be dropped off in the lobbies of any UCF district school starting on October 23rd and ending on December 7th. Items should be clean and in good condition. New items and monetary donations are also gladly accepted. Collected items will be distributed in December to over 500 families in need in our area. For more info contact: ucfsdcoatdrive1@gmail.com.

FOCUS for November

The FOCUS Parent Network Presents: What Parents Need to Know About Teen Substance Use and Abuse. This event will feature a panel of experts to answer your questions and open lines of communication between parents and school representatives on this critical issue in our community.
The event is Tuesday November 14 from 7-8:30pm at the Patton Middle School Auditorium.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Mini Parent University!

Patton Technology teacher Mr. Walsh held a mini Parent University at the October 5 PTO Meeting. The presentation covered Canvas and Chromebooks and included some time for Q&A. If you missed the meeting, you can view the presentation right here!

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Mixer Volunteers Needed!

The first Middle School event for our 6th graders will be the traditional 6th Grade Mixer on October 13 from 3-4:30 PM. We need your help to make this year's 6th grade mixer a blast! Parents - please sign up to help make the mixer really fun for the kids. Thank you for your help by signing up through this Signup Genius link.  Food donations should be nut-free and dropped off in the office the day of the mixer, October 13th. Please reach out to Cindy Miller (Cindy.M.Miller@comcast.net) if you have any questions.

Book Fair Volunteers

It’s time to Saddle Up and Read!! We need volunteers to help during the Patton Book Fair, October 20-27. Use this SignUp Genius link to volunteer today!

Monday, September 25, 2017

Learn A New Language!

JOIN AN AFTER SCHOOL FOREIGN LANGUAGE CLASS! REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS THIS FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 29TH!! "Monolingualism is the illiteracy of the 21st Century!" says Time Magazine. Interested in learning another language? Want to build on your existing language skills? Don't be left behind; register today! Learn about a foreign culture and its language through Patton's own After School Foreign Language Classes.   Please check the attached link for registration form and further information. If you have any questions, please contact Libby at edeming@ucfsd.net.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Kidstuff Coupon Books

The last day to order you coupon book is September 22 so be sure to either pay for or return books by FRIDAY! Fill out the Money Collection Envelope including the edition you are ordering and enclose payment of $25 per book. If purchasing one book, pay $25 and keep the book sent home. Return your completed Money Collection Envelope to your advisory teacher by Friday. If you are not participating, please immediately return the book in a bag labeled with your child’s name to the school. This is NOT A SAMPLE BOOK for you to keep if not participating! If you have any questions please contact: Kim Asarta by email: kasarta@gmail.com.

Volunteer for the PTO!

Please consider volunteering for one of the PTO events. We already have chairs in place we need volunteers that would like to help out the day of the event. If you are interested in volunteering for any Patton Middle School activity please click on this link, fill out the form, and send it to the school in an envelope marked PTO.  For more details about our events click PTO on the Patton website. Currently we are looking for a co-chair to help organize  the student Talent Show in April.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Picture Day is Friday!

PICTURE DAY— THIS FRIDAY!! Can you help us out?  We have early shift spots still open on Friday for picture day! We really need your help to make this a smooth running day— sign up today using this SignUp Genius link!

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Dine & Donate for Houston

Click here for information on a great Dine & Donate event that can help those in Houston affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Monday, September 4, 2017

Volunteer for Picture Day!

Picture day is on Friday, Sept 15th and the photographers and nurses need your assistance to gather information and organize students. Sign up right here today!

Sunday, September 3, 2017

First PTO Meeting

The Patton PTO invites you to joins us Thursday, September 7th at 9:15 AM in the small cafeteria for a light breakfast. Don’t miss out on hearing first hand on what is new and what the new school year will bring for Patton Middle School students from the new Principal Mr. Dissinger. Everyone is welcome and we hope to see you there.

Patton Spiritwear Sale!

The PTO will kick off the Patton Spiritwear Sale at Back to School Night on Thursday, September 7.  Stop by and see samples of great items available this year!  Cash and checks are accepted for Spiritwear purchases, or for orders placed at the sale. Go Hawks!!

Saturday, August 12, 2017

The Patton Picnic!

All incoming 6th grade families and families new to the district all invited to the annual Patton Picnic!! It will be held on Wednesday, August 23rd from 6:30pm-8pm behind the middle school. Please sign up using this Sign Up Genius link and include the total number of family members attending so that we can get an accurate food count. We will be providing pizza, drinks and a dessert! Come out and meet some teachers and staff and mingle with our current PTO members. There will be music, games and a bingo scavenger hunt to keep the kids entertained!

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Staff Appreciation Luncheon

So, does Patton have the BEST PTO anywhere?? Of course, we do!! And if the goal of Friday's annual Staff Appreciation Luncheon was to make Patton staff feel appreciated then -- mission accomplished! Thanks to Michelle Tuel and the many volunteers who helped throughout the day and, of course, all the parents who provided the delicious food!

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

8th Grade EOY Celebration!

The 8th grade End of Year Celebration at UHS is Friday, June 9, Time from 5:30-9:30 PM! Tickets are available for purchase by sending in the ticket form with cash or check or you can purchase them online right here! Tickets can also be purchased at lunch this coming Wednesday and Thursday. And don't forget to bring in a please photo of you for the celebration poster! The photo should be of you sometime between Kindergarten and 3rd Grade. We hope to see you there!

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Carnival - RAIN OR SHINE!

The Patton Carnival is on Friday, May 5th from 2:30-7pm RAIN or SHINE - at Patton Middle School. In the event of rain there is a plan to move the carnival indoors. New games this year include hungry hippo bungee challenge and velcro soccer! Lots of food, raffle baskets, face painting and more.... Join the PTO fun with family and friends! Tickets are on sale during all lunches this week!

Saturday, March 25, 2017

PTO Meeting Thursday

PLEASE JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT PTO MEETING on Thursday, April 6th at 9:15am. Patton Middle School Principal Tim Hoffman will be speaking about school safety. We hope to see you in the small cafeteria at Patton Thursday morning.

Friday, March 24, 2017

It’s Time For Raffle Baskets!!!

This year the Patton Carnival is Friday, May 5.  The Carnival is the PTO’s main fundraiser each year. The Basket Raffle is a mainstay, one of the true favorites of the carnival!  Last year the basket raffle helped to raise over $9,500 for use in events at Patton, Enrichment Projects, teacher subsidy’s and much more. Each 6th and 7th grade Prime Time selects a theme for their basket.  Students then donate a NEW item or monetary contribution to fill their Basket.  Most 8th grade Prime Times collect money and then purchase large items such as iPxads, TV's, Laptops, Trips, etc. Click here to find our what your child's advisory theme is.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

We Need PTO Volunteers!

Would you like to: Make a difference in your child’s education? Meet other parents? Experience a sense of pride? Share your talent and energy? Have fun doing all of the above? The Patton PTO would love to have you as a parent volunteer for the school year 2017-18. We have many opportunities for you to choose from to enrich your child's education. Whether you have a few hours per year or a few hours per month you are important to us. Investing and giving back to your child’s school is such a great way to invest in our youth. Come join us and make memories with us. To learn more about these positions or getting involved with the PTO please email Christine Azar at azarchristine4@gmail.com.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Patton Talent Show 2017

Patton’s Got Talent is back! The 2017 TALENT SHOW is April 21st at 7PM! DO YOU: Sing? Dance? Play an instrument? Have a band? Have a dance team? Do stand-up comedy? Do magic tricks? Do gymnastics? We’re looking for all kinds of talent! Click here for all the information!

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Community Bike Drive

The Unionville Community Bike Drive Committee would like to thank everyone who donated bicycles, time and energy to this year’s collection and repair efforts.  Through your efforts the drive was able to provide 126 bicycles to those in need.  Special thanks to the Cleaver, Vosburgh, Kramer and Fatzinger families as well as the Two Men and a Truck Company who drove their truck through icy conditions in order to ensure that the kids would not be let down.

Sunday, January 29, 2017

How To Raise An Adult

Join us for a presentation on February 23, 2017 by Julie Lythcott-Haims, author of "How To Raise An Adult", at 7pm in the Unionville High School auditorium! This event is open to the community and free of charge, but please register so that we might better prepare and forward any additional information on to you. Thank you!

Shoe Reuse Program

Help families in Runners Village, Ghana. Please donate your used athletic and fitness shoes and help us fight poverty, hunger, and climate change. For more information click here.

Family Fun Basketball Night

The annual PTO Family Fun Basketball Night is February 24 at 7 PM in the Patton gymnasium. Come out and see the Staff play our girls and boys basketball teams! DJ! Snack bar! Enter a raffle to take a shot at winning cash! Free fun for the whole family! Go Hawks!

February PTO Meeting

Join us for our next PTO meeting on Thursday February 2nd at 9:15 am. UHS Principal Mr. Conley and UHS Counselors will present 9th grade course selection. Come and find out about the high school schedule and get all your questions answered. You may also view the Course Selection timeline right here.