Parents! Beginning Monday, Patton students are expected to participate in distance learning as directed by their teachers. And Canvas will be an important part of this process. If you need to set up a Canvas Parent account, click here to visit the Patton website for instructions!
Patton News & Announcements
Patton’s March Madness Food & Wellness Drive, sponsored by the Student Council, runs March 16 - April 2 (coinciding with March Madness basketball) This Food & Wellness Drive will benefit Kennett Food Cupboard and Delaware Valley Fairness Project. We are accepting donations of the items listed using the link, promoting health & nutrition for families who cannot afford it.
As part of our Education Month, U.S. Representative Chrissy Houlahan is hosting an essay contest.There will have one high school and one middle school winner from the community, and all participants will be invited to a reception at her office.
If you were unable to attend the Course Selection Meeting this past Thursday night, you can view the presentation right here. The course selection window for 6th and 7th graders opens on March 2 and runs until March 9. Contact your child's counselor with any questions.
Patton Middle School Presents: Disney's Aladdin Jr. March 5th, 6th & 7th at 7 PM. Ticket are $5.00 and can be purchased at www.showtix4u.com by searching ‘Patton’. Tickets also available at the door (if seats are still available)
Art After School will be making Japanese Fish Kites1 Classes start this Tuesday, February 25 and runs until March 12. Paint in an Asian Style using bamboo brushes and India ink then make your own paper Japanese Fish Kite! Register here today or Mrs Ferron to register.
Heart & Sole/Girls on the Run is back at Patton this spring! This after school running program for girls is held twice a week starting March 10 and leads up to the STRIDE 5K on May 30. Visit the YMCA website for more information and to register.
Attention students! Are you interested in STEM?
On February 22nd from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, Patton Middle School will be hosting the Pioneers of Progress STEM Event. In this event, students will participate in various STEM activities. The winners of these activities will be awarded a Kindle Fire. Other prizes will also be given to the runner-ups. There is no fee to participate in this event and a free pizza lunch will be provided. To sign up to participate in this event, click here.
Twenty Patton 6th graders have their Self Portrait Illuminated Letter artwork displayed at the Chester County Library in Exton. The show will hang for all of February if you would like to stop by and check it out! Students used their initial and incorporated at least 3 “things” about themselves. Congrats to Eva Gaitonde, Angelina Zhang, Leo Lockwood, Atlee Haines, Roland LeCloux, Adriana Boninfante, Caroline Rakow, Vincent DeMarco, Alex Snyder, Courtney Carlson, McKenzie Lientz, James Condelles, Dhruva Byrapuneni, Owen Crawford, Rayaan Enver, Sydney Grieco, Frida Knausst, Sullivan Smith, Leye Zhang and Hayden Wenturine.
Help Celebrate Youth Art Month by creating a T-shirt design for this Year's Student Art on the Square! Design Specifications: Size: 8.5x11", Black and white line drawing/no shading. All entries are due to Mrs. Ferron or Mrs. Schultz by Valentine's Day. Enter today!
On February 1st, Patton students Chi Xu, Arjun Suryawanshi, Andy Ye, Shivam Maheshwari, Emily Ran, Will Neuberger, Kushal Garg, Derrick Han, Rohan Gandhi, Sree Yedida participated in the Chester County Chapter MathCounts Competition. Congratulations to 8th graders Chi Xu for winning 1st place, Arjun Suryawanshi for winning 4th place, and 7th grader Andy Ye for winning 8th place. And a great congratulations on the Patton MathCounts team for winning the 2nd place!
Patton was well-represented at the FIRST-Mid Atlantic Pennsylvania-Southeast Region Championship. Three out of the 48 teams were comprised partly or entirely of Patton students. The Silver Wolves, won the First Place Champions Award and Third place Robot Performance Award, and will be competing at the World Festival in Detroit later this year. Team members are Alexandra Snyder, Brendan Connolly, Katie Connolly, Madelynn van Aken, Rebecca Connolly, Sophie Li, and William Du.
On Wednesday, January 29, 2020 29 students from Patton Middle School participated in the school competition of the National Geographic Society GeoBee. First place was awarded to Collin Hu - 6th grade, 2nd place was awarded to Ismaeel Qureshi - 7th grade, 3rd place to Thomas Gibson - 7th grade, and 4th place to Katie Connelly - 6th grade.
The school competition is the first round in the annual National Geographic GeoBee, a geography competition designed to inspire and reward students’ curiosity about the world. Questions cover not only geography, but also ancient and world civilizations, cultures and physical features.
The champion of CF Patton’s GeoBee, Collin Hu will advance to the next level of competition, a qualifying test to determine state competitors. Up to 100 of the top test scorers in each state become eligible to compete in their State GeoBee.
Collin won his elementary school competition last year and qualified for the state GeoBee. Let’s wish Collin continued success as he attempts to qualify again this year!!
The YMCA of Greater Brandywine is sponsoring a running program for boys in grades 3 through 8 at Unionville Elementary School. This program is called STRIDE and runs from February 10 through March 9 from 3:45 - 5:00. Register here or flyers are available in the main office if interested.
The PAIU is sponsoring the Message of Kindness Student Poster Contest! Students in grades K through 12 can submit entries to their IU for local judging. Winning entries will be shared statewide as a way to continue our "Message of Kindness" throughout the upcoming year. Click here for more information.
Today we will be launching an Interactive School Kindness Platform. Any student or faculty member will be able to use the school’s customized YouUplift Positive Submission Form URL, found on the Patton website, to submit positive comments, messages, encouraging quotes or graphic about one another. All submissions will be reviewed by a gatekeeper and then uploaded, so they can appear on the website. This is meant to lift one another up in a positive way as we head into 2020 and acknowledge those who make a difference in our lives each day. So, think about who you might want to leave a positive note about, someone you want to thank for supporting you, a friend who needs a pick me up or a general uplifting graphic or quote that speaks to you. Patton’s Kindness Platform is about YOU and the difference YOU can make in the lives of others. Remember, the smallest act of kindness can effect change in the lives of others.
Congratulations to Noori Choudhary. She is the 6th grade winner for the Chester County DAR American History Essays contest. She will receive her certificate, medal and cash award on Monday, February 10, at the Westminster Presbyterian Church. Congrats, Noori!
Looking to be a part of a winter team? Patton Cheerleading is having an information session on Tuesday, Jan 14th at 3 pm in the large cafeteria. Come learn more about how to stunt, tumble and cheer. We take all levels of experience. High schoolers will come to all practices and games to help and teach you! If you have any questions email Lexi Heckman at AH843471@wcupa.edu.
Join us for our next Patton PTO Meeting on February 6 at 9:30 AM! Members of the UHS Admin Team will be with us to discuss HS Course Selection for the 2020-21 school year!
January's Art After School will be making Fantasy Clay Tower Candle Holders with melted glass! There will be six sessions and the first class is next Tuesday, January 14 so download a registration form here or see Mrs Ferron.