UCF Ed. Foundation recycling/membership awareness event, Oct. 19

EAST MARLBOROUGH — The Unionville-Chadds Ford Education Foundation will be holding its first annual “Recycling / Membership Awareness Day” on Oct. 19 from 2 pm – 4 pm at Charles F. Patton Middle School (760 Unionville Rd.) on the basketball court blacktop behind the school.  Visitors can park in the middle school and adjacent high school parking areas. There will be a gift card raffle...

Back to School: Patton MS gets extreme makeover

Staff puts final touches on school building in preparation for first day of school By Suzanne Misciagna, Staff Writer, The Times The completed renovated basketball court behind Charles F. Patton Middle School in Unionville is just of many projects undertaken — often with community group, PTO, student and parent assistance and support — to update and improve the school this summer. EAST MARLBOROUGH...

Patton students build chairs for kindergarteners

Year-long project culminates in a series of in-person deliveries Kindergarten students from Hillendale Elementary School with the new chairs, hand-made by seventh and eighth grade students at Patton Middle School, after the older students delivered them in person earlier this month. PENNSBURY — It was a special, end of the year, chance for some Patton Middle School students to give back — to other,...

Wizard of Oz at Patton, April 3, 4, & 5

EAST MARLBOROUGH — Charles F. Patton Middle School will present, “The Wizard of Oz”, with performances on April 3, 4 and 5. The cast and crew is made up of more than 90 students in grades 6-8 who will bring the musical to life for Patton and the community in the stage version, helping to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the original 1939 landmark film. The show have two evening performances,...

Flores DeWilde joins board; facilities focus in Unionville

District readies buildings for Aug. 26 school start By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Leticia Flores DeWilde takes to oath of office from Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board President Eileen Bushelow, Monday night. Flores DeWilde replaces Frank Murphy and was appointed last month to serve through November. EAST MARLBOROUGH — With the opening of the 2013-14 school year, Unionville-Chadds Ford School...

Unionville student wins Microsoft competition

Shea thanks community support that will help her go to Africa next month Meghan Shea, a 2013 Unionville High School graduate, shares a moment with some of the Pocopson Elementary School students who helped out with her video. That video entry made Shea one of five finalists for the Microsoft YouthSpark for Change contest — meaning she will be headed to Kenya next month. By Mike McGann, Editor, The...

New pergola at Patton Middle School dedicated

Project a collaboration of Unionville High School Tech Ed, Patton FCS Former long-time Charles F. Patton Middle School principal Bruce Vosburgh braves a downpour Monday to cut the ribbon on the school’s new pergola, which was named in his honor. By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — Powerful rain did not dampen the enthusiasm for a new pergola dedicated Monday afternoon at Charles...

Patton runners raise money for Po-Mar-Lin

A number of Patton Middle School students met last week with members of the Po-Mar-Lin Fire Company, to present money they raised, as well as a thank you for their service to the community. From Left, Dan Tracey, Steve Nuse, Lolo Hanretta, Lindsay Bond, Sydney Horne, Makayla Bucci, Kelly McLennan, Bobby Abel, and Mike Wells. Not pictured members of “Girls on Track” are Harini Peri, Abby...

Patton students school faculty on court

Teachers and faculty from Patton Middle School had a tough time keeping up with members of the Boys and Girls Eighth Grade basketball teams during the annual student-faculty game, Friday. The event, which packed the school’s gym, raised money for the school’s Parent-Teacher Organization. EAST MARLBOROUGH — It seemed like a slam dunk. Match up a bunch of grown adults — some with impressive...

‘Peanuts’ coming to Patton stage, Jan. 31, Feb. 1 & 2

Middle School students to perform ‘You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown’ The lead cast of Patton Middle School’s “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown.” The show features Charlie Brown, played by Zach Horrowitz an 8th grader, Linus, played by Eli Sheppard, a 7th grader, Lucy, played by Dina Spyropoulos, an 8th grader, Sally, played by Eva Sheppard a 7th grader, Schroeder,...