UHS musicians shine at Disney World

The Unionville High School Marching Band parades down Main Street USA at Disney World last week. LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Under unusually warm and sunny skies, music students from Unionville High School wowed attendees at Walt Disney World with a series of performances by musicians and singers from the school Wednesday through Friday, last week. The school’s music program made its semi-regular...

Six UHS athletes commit to colleges

Maddie Shanahan (Basketball – University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown), Allie Lowe (Volleyball – Colgate) and Anna Juul (Running – Harvard). Standing from left to right: Lauren Adams (Lacrosse – Wofford), Elle White (Soccer – West Chester) and Mackenzie Myers (Lacrosse – Erskine College). EAST MARLBOROUGH — Six Unionville High School seniors announced their intentions...

“Grease’ opens tonight at Upland

Lucie Dionne and Cass Ledyard star as Sandy Olsson and Danny Zuko in Upland’s production of Grease this week. EAST MARLBOROUGH — It’s time to rock, roll and shake! Upland Country Day School is proud to present the 50’s rock and roll musical Grease, this Thursday and Friday, November 10th & 11th with a curtain time of 7:00 p.m. The cast and crew are ready to take you back in time...

Patton’s Joshi named semifinalist in National Science Fair

Viraj Joshi EAST MARLBOROUGH — Viraj Joshi of Patton Middle School has been selected as a semifinalist in the 2016 National Science Fair competition, Broadcom MASTERS®, a program of Society for Science & the Public (SSP) for his project titled, “Are 3D-Printed Orthoses More Effective than Traditional Orthoses? A Comparative Study on the Efficacy of Using 3D-Printed Orthoses.” This honor...

Malvern Prep celebrates 2016 graduation

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

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

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

  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

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

  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...