LETTERS
FROM NETTER
Weekly news updates and enrichment activities brought to you by the Netter Center team 
August 3RD, 2020

Dear UACS families,


What an exciting yet unprecedented summer it has been! We would like to wish everyone a safe, healthy, and joyful final week of UACS cyber summer camp programming. Thank you to all the students, families, teachers, coaches, and coordinators who made this summer possible, who stayed flexible and optimistic in a truly unprecendented time. Your spirit is what makes us great! We look forward to sharing information soon about our fall UACS programs. Until then! 

Wishing you good health
The Netter Center

UACS Cyber Summer Camp: Schedules & Culminating Events 

Find information on the final week of programming, and schedules for the culminating events at your UACS site here. 
Comegys| Schedule Here
Lea | Schedules 1-2 Grade, 3-4 Grade, 5-8 Grade 
Hamilton & Mitchell | Schedule Here | Parent Information
For the Culminiating Events Schedules for all UACS sites click here
UACS Cyber Summer Camp Programming

Comegys Cyber Summer Camp 

🌟Talent Show🌟 
Join us on August 7th at 3:30pm for a K-8 Talent Show! Auditions to perform will be held on Tuesday, August 4th at 2pm. Join both events using this Zoom link

Contact Comegys Site Director, Ms. Aurora @ (215) 913-0599 or email aurorac@sas.upenn.edu
Lea Cyber Summer Camp 

📸  End of Summer Slideshow 📸
Celebrate the end of summer programming with Lea's 1st-2nd grade group by checking out their Summer Review Slideshow!
🌟Final Week Highlight🌟
As we move into our final week of camp, our final destination is one of the most unique countries in the world, Japan! Join us on our travels every day this week.
Meet Principal Grewer!
Join us on August 6th for a Sudent Town Hall with Lea's new principal, Principal Grewer! Click below for grade-specific Zoom links. 
Contact Lea Site Director, Ms. Arttia @ (215) 435-0314 or email arttiaw@sas.upenn.edu
Hamilton & Mitchell Cyber Summer Camp 
🌟Student Creations Highlight🌟
This week we are sharing student creations! The two top photos, "Hear Me Roar," and "I'm Super Me," are from 2nd and 3rd grade campers who made art this summer with Ms. Harley. The bottom left photo is from a Family Fun Night where campers like Jennie Davis made healthy lion snacks using graham crackers, pretzels, and peanut butter. The bottom right photo is from 3rd grade, where campers created a rainbow-like collar necklace inspired by artwork from the Maasai Tribe in Kenya, East Africa. 
Contact Hamilton & Mitchell Site Sirector Ms. Latifah @ (215) 435-2352 or email latifahk@sas.upenn.edu
City-Wide Updates

With so much changing and developing quickly at the local and national levels, it is more important than ever to stay civically engaged. One way to stay engaged is to make sure you're registered to vote in the 2020 General Election on November 3rd this year. To ensure you can vote on election day no matter the circumstances, apply for a mail-in ballot by October 27th at 5pm. To check your registration status, apply for a mail-in ballot, and stay updated with voting news in Pennsylvania, click below. 

Click for: City Updates

Penn Updates

The Penn community would like to recognize Philly native Valarie Ena Swain-Cade McCoullum, for her long career (43 years and counting!) at the University and her new, inaugural role as Vice Provost for Student Engagement. To read more about Ms. McCoullum, including a full interview with Penn Today, click here.


In the wake of increasing numbers of COVID-19 cases across the country this summer, Penn has made updates to its undergraduate fall planning. To read more, click below. 

Click for: Penn Updates

School District of Philadelphia Updates

Although in-person graduation ceremonies aren't possible this year, we can still celebrate the amazing accomplishments of the SDP's 2020 high school graduates remotely! To read some of their stories, click here.  



The School District has approved significant changes to its 2020-2021 School Year plan. The school year will now begin with all students learning remotely for the first marking period, which ends November 17th. After this date, students will transition to a hybrid learning model, as long as health guidances permit. To read more, click below. 

Click for: SDP Updates

Young Quakers Giveaway!

By attending both virtual fitness sessions this week, you will be entered in a raffle to win YQ gear!


Shoutout to Michael, who is this week's

giveaway winner 🥇 🥇 🥇

Sessions are Mon 7/27 and Wed 7/29, 2-3 pm. Join using this Zoom link

UACS Nights Goes Summer!
Join UACS Nights for its final week! We still have an awesome array of activities, like Sassy Dance Fitness with Cheryl Chambers, Thursdays from 4-6pm! 💃🏽 🕺🏽

 
Click here
to view the full weekly schedule & register for events!
PYN Program Share-outs

Summer Career Exposure Program Culminating Event! 


Celebrate the students of the Career Exposure Program on August 7th at 10:30am. Join using this Zoom link.
The program-wide PYN Culminating Event will be August 6th, from 11:00am-12:30pm. Join using this Zoom link
For a schedule of all the PYN Culminating Events happening this week, click here
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