Last night our School Board voted unanimously to open our four elementary schools on Monday, October 12. For Middle School and High School, we continue with remote instruction for now and hope for a return to in-person instruction on October 26. The School Board also voted to affirm our fall Athletics Health and Safety Plan, which allows for UHS student-athletes to participate in an interscholastic season. Patton fall sports teams will continue with the inter-squad program at this time.
Part of the Legislation agenda, during the School Board Meeting on September 21, 2020, included a motion to approve Statement Condemning Racism, Discrimination and Social Injustice. The motion was approved and the statement can be viewed here.
Dr. Sulieman's report summary on COVID-19 data from the September 20.
Calling all UCFSD Student Artists! Help us spread the message of Staying Safe Together. Get creative and design a poster about protecting yourself and others from COVID-19. The deadline to submit is October 16. Your design could be selected to be featured in our schools! See more information here!
The guide outlines mitigation measures to allow school in-person instruction and the education models the District is recommending to maximize in-person education while maintaining proper safety protocols.
The UCF Flu Clinic will take place on Thursday, October 1 from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Unionville High School. Registration is required this year to help ensure social distancing is enforced. Please print and complete a consent form before you arrive and if you have health insurance, please bring your card.
Dr. Sulieman's report summary on COVID-19 data from the September 14th Board Work Session.
The District announced that we will be partnering with Dr. Salwa Sulieman to provide us with guidance on interpreting COVID-19 data and metrics related to our instructional model (virtual, hybrid, or fully in-person). Dr. Sulieman will deliver her first report tonight (9/14) during the School Board Work Session at 7:00 PM. To watch live, please click the link below:
Navigating remote learning and the feelings that come with it may be difficult for some of our younger learners. The UCF Elementary Behavioral Health Team has created a Virtual Calming Room for elementary students to explore.
The updated Unionville-Chadds Ford Continuity of Education Plan is to be implemented during the remote learning period from September 8 until October 8, 2020.
As we continue to monitor health recommendations and conditions, UCF Athletics will be hosting an Intersquard Program for all High School and Middle School teams. This program provides opportunities for athletes to be together, be well, and continue training during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Unionville-Chadds Ford School District has developed a Health and Safety Plan for the reopening of our schools in the 2020-2021 school year. Click here to view.
The 2020-2021 School Year Calendar was approved at the August 24th School Board Meeting. View the approved calendar and a summary of changes here!
On August 24, 2020, the Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board voted 9-0 to retire the UHS American Indian Mascot. Read more about the process and decision to retire the UHS Mascot and view Mr. Crater's presentation here.
Pranavh Joshua Vallabhaneni, UHS sophomore, was featured in a recent story by The Philadelphia Inquirer for his award-winning prototype invention, Baby Saver - Hot Car Alert Device. Read the full story here!
It is that time of year again! For the next month, the PTO Directory Information Input Form is available to fill out for families who would like to be listed in the 2020-2021 UCFSD PTO Directory. Please complete no later than Wednesday, September 23.
Last night, the School Board approved a virtual start to the 20/21 school year through October 9, 2020. They also voted to officially begin the school year on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. Please read more for important information on what to expect in the upcoming weeks.
Lorya Xu, from Patton Middle School, was announced as the winner of PennDOT's 2020 Middle School Safety Drawing Contest! Drawings focused on saving lives and keeping bicyclists, motorists, and pedestrians safe. Lorya has also been named as PennDOT's District 6 Middle School Safety Ambassador for 2020. Congratulations Lorya! #PattonProud #UCFProud
Patton Middle School Orchestra students were able to come “together” in song thanks to their teacher Ms. Heather Dice. The finished product took the entire summer to produce and gave students that final moment of musical pride that comes with an end of the year performance.
FOCUS would like to invite our parent community to come together for a Literature Circle virtual discussion (over Zoom) to share highlights and insights through reading any of the suggested books on the subjects of racial justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion. View details and flyer here!
Please read this important update regarding changes to the start of the school year.
Click on the link in this post to access the Unionville-Chadds Ford Virtual Academy.
Unionville High School Speech and Debate Team typically participates in post-season tournaments, where students must qualify in order to attend. Because of COVID-19, two were canceled and two transitioned to virtual tournaments. We have listed the students who qualified for these tournaments below to recognize their hard work and achievements even though some of them won’t be able to compete.
The Unionville Chadds-Ford School District is pleased to announce that Amy Simonds from Pocopson Elementary has been selected as the District’s recipient of the Citadel Heart of Learning Award.
Unionville High School has been honored with the SupportMusic Merit Award from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education.
Check out the latest newsletter from Unionville-Chadds Ford School District! Our January 2020 edition includes featured stories and photos that highlight some of the great things our students are doing throughout the District, upcoming events and more!