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Scholastic Book Fair November 12-15

Our UDS Scholastic Book Fair brings the joy and excitement of reading right to students. With the look and feel of a bustling bookstore, this week-long event features mobile cases full of affordable books based on characters and subjects kids love and want to read about. K-6th Grade Reading Levels. Located in the Library.
Cash and E-Wallet ONLY, no debit or credit cards accepted on Student Shopping Days. Debit and Credit cards will be accepted on Family Shopping Day. eWallet is a great way to send electronic funds with your student, and can even be done the same day. Click here for How it Works.


pjdriveadThe Great Bedtime Story Pajama Drive

Whats Needed:
  • Brand-new pajamas in all sizes, from newborn to adult.
  • Pajamas must be a complete set—either a top and bottom or onesie.
  • Pajamas for all seasons!
Kindergartners will visit classrooms tomorrow in their PJ’s and tell fellow students about this project.
Donations can be placed in the marked bins by the front door. Donations will be collected until November 22nd.

Calling all artists! K-6th Grade! Give us your BEST GRYPHON!
You can submit your Gryphon Art to your teacher anytime before Nov 18th. Principle Pierce, our Art Teacher and Mrs Hughes will vote the winner of the Yearbook Cover by Nov 21! Pick up entry form in Lobby. Winner will also get their art framed in the Library!
• Must use; White Art Paper size 11×14
• Portrait Orientation
• Allowed to use; Pencil, Color Pencil, and Markers
• Contest Deadline: Turn in to your teacher by 11/18
• Do Not write your name on the back of the art submission
• Paperclip your information tag to your art submission
• Only one submission per student allowed
• Contact Art Teacher- Susan Knowlton – Susan.Knowlton@UnionDaySchool.com for artwork questions.


This fall, the second graders are working with Promising Pages to get books in the hands of children.
Promising Pages is a nonprofit organization that collects donated books and distributes them to children with few, if any, books at home.
2nd grade will be collecting new and gently used books November 4th -15th. Collection boxes are in the second-grade hallway and foyer.
All books are going to help families build home libraries.


8:30am – 9:30am
10/22/19 Communication / Building Protocols
11/19/19 Bullying / Mission Work
Bring your coffee and join Kyle Pierce for an hour discussion on the topics listed above.
Short on-topic Q & A to follow. 

Volunteer Opportunities!


Our UDS Parent Association Volunteer Sign-up List!

Help deliver hot lunch to our UDS Gryphons! One 45-minute commitment and you pick your day!
Turkey Trot – Nov 15th
 Volunteer at this year’s TURKEY TROT! We have lots of spots open!!.
Book Fair – Nov 12-15th
Help students find the books they can’t wait to read!
Donations can be dropped off by front door and sign up to serve at the SALE!
Join us in the library 8:15am – 9:15am to fill out box top sheets by deadlines. 5 dates available!
Be apart of planning and participating in events like our Annual Turkey Trot, Fall Festival, Winter Dance, etc.
We need ladies who can tackle crafty projects for us, wall art, center pieces and all things UDS DIY!
This team will support 6th grade and future middle-school grade kids to enhance their UDS experience!
This group of volunteers will assist Coach Roberts set-up and break down different sporting events throughout the year, help with pep-rally, various events and game snack schedule.
With the school growing as it is, we need folks who can help with big projects such as moving furniture, gardening and helping with various improvement work indoors and out.
We are starting a new team of Dad’s and Granddad’s of currently enrolled students to spend about an hour and a half on school grounds during lunchtime. While the students are having lunch outside of class, we’d like an increase in security, hall monitoring and support for the students. *Background check required.
There are more committee seats to fill and other volunteer opportunities so please feel free to email pres@uniondaypa.com for more details.

Spirit Nights & Fundraising

11/19    Spirit Night, Chick-fil-A @ Waverly, 3-8pm

12/5      Spirit Night, Sports Connection @ Ballantyne, 4-8pm

12/17    Spirit Night, Chick-fil-A @ Waverly, 3-8pm

1/14      Spirit Night, Chick-fil-A @ Waverly, 3-8pm

1/25      Spirit Night, Charlotte Checkers Fan Night Game, 6:30pm 

2/18      Spirit Night, Chick-fil-A @ Waverly, 3-8pm

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