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In celebration of Youth Art Month, UCFSD is participating in the annual Student Art on the Square event in Kennett. The show opens, Friday March 29 and will feature K-12 schools from 6 districts. Food will be provided by Kennett Restaurants and music by our own Patton students! T-shirts will be on sale featuring a design from Patton 7th grader Alena Zhang!

Join Team Patton Hawks in the 10th Annual Run For Our Sons 5K on April 6 at Patton, and help us end Duchenne. Let's do this for our buddies Elliott and Henry! We're joining together to raise funds and awareness to support Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy's fight to end Duchenne, a progressive, fatal muscle disorder for which there is no cure. Register and join Team Patton Hawks today!

Art After School for March-April begins on March 19th. There are 6 classes this session and will be held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays on March 19, 20, 26, 27 and April 2 and 3.  Get in the Spring Spirit by painting Chinese lanterns and Japanese fish kites. Meet in  Art room 104 on Tuesday  and Wednesday after school until 4:15. Pick up is at  the route 82 entrance at 4:15 or kids can wait in the library until 5:00.  The fee is $75.00 for 6 classes.  Please make checks payable to Ann Ferron.  All materials and afternoon snack / drink are provided! Get a registration form here.

This past Friday, the following students represented Patton Middle School in the PMEA District 12 Chorus Fest held at Valley Forge Middle School.  It was a full day of singing and meeting new friends ending with an evening concert. These students were also in the Beauty and the Beast musical and could not stay for the concert except for one ... thanks to Ella Troiano for representing Patton beautifully!

On Saturday the 6th grade MathCounts team had a great day at the 6th grade Chester County Competition. Andy Ye finished in 1st place out of over 150 students. Shivam Maheshwari finished in 3rd place. Rohan Gandhi finished in 5th place. The team of Andy Ye, Shivam Maheshwari, Rohan Gandhi, and Jeremy Hsu came away with a 1st place finish. Congratulations to them as well as all of our 6th grade competitors! 

A new session starts this Tuesday, March 12th.  Yoga for Girls meets Tuesdays immediately after school in Room 112 until 3:45. This fun class includes games, yoga flow sequences, relaxation and breathing techniques brought to you by Sunshine Yoga, LLC.    Girls will learn age appropriate techniques to tackle teen stress.   Questions or to register, please contact

Doodle for Google is an annual contest open to students in grades K-12. Students are invited to create their own Google doodle for the chance to have it featured on! This year's theme is: "When I grow up, I hope…" inviting you to show us what you hope for in your future. Take your ideas and put them into your Doodle! Submissions close March 18, 2019. Visit or see Mrs. Ferron for help or more details.

A big thank-you to Aura Herce-Duchini, a 10th grader at UHS, and her mom, Natalia Duchini, along with the robotics team - The Two-Eyed Illuminati for organizing and hosting an extraordinary STEM event last Saturday. Over 60 middle school students and approximately 20 5th grade students participated in the program. We also had numerous high school students who volunteered at the various stations and an army of adult volunteers who provided captivating and enriching hands-on problem-solving activities for our students. It was a great day!

Patton Hawks had a BLAST at UHS for the first-ever Patton Minithon!! Students had a great night of fun, food and dancing courtesy of the UHS Thon Club and the amazing DJ Wes Saunders!! All proceeds from the event go to THON and the Four Diamonds in support of children with pediatric cancer and their families. Thanks to the incomparable Faith Dilworth and all the great students in UHS Thon!! Thanks for a great night for Patton students!!

The YMCA of Greater Brandywine introduces Heart & Sole at Patton Middle School - new and just for middle school girls! Heart & Sole is a ten-week program that meets in small groups twice a week for girls in grades 6-8. Girls will have fun participating in challenging physical activities, engage in girl-led conversations and build a solid foundation for high school and life beyond. Groups will celebrate at the end of the season with a 5K. Register today!

Patton MiniTHON is coming, March 2 at UHS, courtesy of the UTHON club!! Turn in your registration form into the Patton Main Office no later than February 28. Tickets are $15 which includes food, dancing and a t-shirt. To participate in the optional dodgeball tournament, fill out the dodgeball sign up sheet and dodgeball costs an additional $10 per team of 10 players. All proceeds go to THON and the Four Diamonds Club in support of children with pediatric cancer and their families.

Here's your chance to win $100 by creating a shirt design! The Art on the Square T-Shirt Contest is open to all students! The $100 cash prize is provided by the Unionville High School National Art Honor Society. The design should be 8”x10” original artwork, landscape, one color AND “2019” and “Youth Art Month” should be in artwork. The deadline is next Thursday, Feb 21st Send your entries digitally to by 3pm.

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