December 2017 Parent Newsletter

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Miles of Smiles

Miles of Smiles, Inc. provides free dental care to children in the Northland who may not have access to oral health services elsewhere. Miles of Smiles care is provided by a licensed dentist and dental assistants, who will be at Union Chapel from December 5th through the 19th. Miles of Smiles treats children from ages 3 to 18. All Miles of Smiles patients receive a comprehensive exam, cleaning and x-rays. Additional dental services may be provided with parent permission.

If you are interested in participating in the program, please contact school social worker Ellie Hart at 816-359-5733 or harte@parkhill.k12.mo.us. The application is also available online: https://practisforms.com/milesofsmilesinc/forms/milesofsmilesinc-registration-form . Union Chapel would like to help make sure all our students have access to dental care!

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A BIG THANK YOU from Mrs. Hyatt

Thank you to everyone who came to our book fair. Thank you to all who helped make it a great experience. Keep on reading, and we will see you at our next Scholastic Book Fair.

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Park Hill Clothing Center Shopping Days - Volunteers Needed

The PH Clothing Center is in need of volunteers to help with sorting and hanging clothes in the various rooms while shoppers are in the center. The center is open 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on select dates. If possible, please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to the opening so you have time to ask questions and get started before shoppers enter. Click here to sign up for December.

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Mrs. Osborne's fun-filled December

Please click here to see more information about upcoming choir events from Mrs. Osborne.

December Events

12/01 Christmas on the River (6:00 pm)

12/06 Coffee with the Counselor (7:45 am, LMC)

12/07 Mathletics (4:15 pm, Graden)

12/07 UC Parent Education Event - Readers and Writers Workshop (6:30 pm, LMC)

12/08 UC Gator Choir to perform at Yogurtini (6:30 pm)

12/12 PTA Meeting (6:30 pm, LMC)

12/13 3rd Grade Field Trip (KC Ballet's The Nutcracker)

12/14 Early Release (Dismissal at 1:30 pm)

12/19 First Grade Gingerbread Houses (10:15 am, classrooms)

12/21 Scooter Soccer Tournament

12/22 Winter Assembly (9:00 am, Gym)

12/22 Winter Parties (10:30 am, classrooms)

12/22 Half Day (Release at 11:45 am)

12/25-01/02 Winter Break

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Park Hill Star Nominations

The nomination form for the Park Hill Star award is open! This award recognizes employees who reflect the district’s values of continuous improvement, high expectations, integrity, visionary leadership and student focus. Anyone can nominate a pre-K or elementary teacher, a secondary teacher and a support employee for the monthly recognition. Also, check out the compilation video of the 2016-2017 Park Hill Star award winners. Click here for a listing of all previous Union Chapel nominees and honorees.