Malvern Prep celebrates 2016 graduation

Malvern Prep 2016 graduates celebrate during this week's commencement ceremony.
Malvern Prep 2016 graduates celebrate during this week’s commencement ceremony. MALVERN – Malvern Prep’s 90th Commencement was held today under beautiful skies at Wolfington Plaza on the School’s Chapel lawn, as the Malvern community paid tribute to the 115 seniors of the Class of 2016 for their accomplishments, commitment to service and the strong bonds of brotherhood that they have...

UHS athletes announce college plans

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As this past week was the national Letter of Intent signing day, numerous student athletes from Unionville High School formally announced their plans to continue as student athletes at the college level. Joined by parents and high school coaches, the students celebrated the selection of the next phase of the lives after Unionville.

Malvern goes seven-for-seven in All-Catholic Chorus selections

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MALVERN. – Seven auditioned and seven made the cut. On October 27, seniors Skyler Davis (Chester Springs), Rob DiCicco (Broomall) and Mike Gormley (Malvern); juniors Turner Emery (Phoenixville), Nick Gatti (St. Davids) and R.J. Napoli (Norristown); and sophomore Christian Franck (Kennett Square) traveled to Monsignor Bonner-Archbishop Prendergast High School in Drexel Hill to audition...

Avon Grove marching band earns U.S. Bands PA State Championship

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  WEST GROVE, Pa. – The Avon Grove High School Marching Band earned first place at the U.S. Bands Pennsylvania State Championship held Saturday, October 31, at West Chester University’s Farrell Stadium. This is the first time that the marching band has earned the title of U.S. Bands Pennsylvania State Champion. The band scored a 92.375 in the Group IV-A class and won the honors of...

OAHS student to perform in Macy’s Day Parade

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OXFORD – Oxford Area High School junior Hayley Allport is a talented musician and is assigned first chair of the flute section in the concert band. But, it is Hayley’s second love, color guard with the marching band, which earned her a place in the 2015 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Hayley Allport,with OAHS band director Erin Kauppila, will perform in the color guard flag team of the...

AG High club hosts tailgate to help autistic students

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  Attending a high school football game is a right of passage for most American high school students. But, for students with learning disabilities like Autism, the social challenges of navigating that kind of chaotic, loud environment can be daunting.   This Friday, October 16th, Avon Grove High’s REACT club will host a tailgate party at its home game against West Chester Henderson...

Three Malvernians earn spots in Papal Choir

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(From left) Malvern Prep junior Nick Gatti of St. Davids and sophomore Christian Franck of Kennett Square were selected to perform with the Papal Choir for Mass on September 27. MALVERN, Pa. – Yes, Malvern junior Nick Gatti admits, the thought of singing in front of a crowd of more than one million people is nerve-racking, but his enthusiasm for singing with the Archdiocesan High School Papal...

Cheyney / WCU Presidents announce new collaboration

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HARRISBURG – This week, in a letter addressed to the students, faculty, staff and alumni; Presidents Frank Pogue (Cheyney University) and Greg Weisenstein (West Chester University) announced a new collaboration between the two Chester County-based universities:      

KCSD’s Bancroft School hosts national ‘Responsive Classroom’ conference

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Educators seek ‘a high quality education, for every child, everyday’ By Kim Chiomento, News Editor, The Times Attendees at this week’s Responsive Classroom conference. NEW GARDEN – This week more than 120 educators gathered at Kennett Consolidated School District’s (KCSD) Bancroft Elementary School to receive training on the Responsive Classroom (RC) approach. The conference’s...

KHS’ Humanitarian Club hosts summer reading fun

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‘Books, Bytes & Bites’ – FREE for area students The Kennett High School Humanitarian Club has initiated a new summer program called “Books, Bytes, and Bites” at the high school. The club is also volunteering at Mary D. Lang Kindergarten Center to assist students there. The Kennett High School’s library media center will be open from 10:30 AM through 12:30 PM, Tuesdays through Thursdays,...