Audevard picked as new Hillendale prinicipal

Michael Audevard A somewhat familiar face will return to become the new principal at Hillendale Elementary School: Michael Audevard. Audevard, pending formal approval by the Board of Education, will replace Steve Dissinger, who was named earlier this year as the new principal at Patton Middle School.     Send article as PDF   

UCF appoints Anderson to board

Board votes to reject hiring additional teacher for Hillendale By Karen Cresta, Staff Writer, The Times Elise Anderson takes the oath of office during Monday night’s Unionville-Chadds Ford Board of Education meeting. EAST MARLBOROUGH – The Unionville Chadds Ford School District (UCFSD) Board of Education held its regular meeting last night that went past 11:00 p.m. as much more debate was...

Knauss praised, thanked for UCF Board of Ed. service

Board addresses Hillendale class size concerns By Karen Cresta, Staff Writer, The Times Keith Knauss (seen here in a Sept., 2015 shot), who announced his resignation from the Unionville-Chadds Ford Board of Education earlier this month, was warmly praised by his colleagues during Monday night’s board meeting. EAST MARLBOROUGH – Unionville Elementary was the host for the Unionville Chadds...

Husky Hustle road race, June 2

PENNSBURY — The Hillendale PTO will be sponsoring a 5K fun-run/walk, June 2. This event is sponsored by the Hillendale Elementary School PTO and all proceeds will go to the Hillendale PTO to be used for programs that benefit all Hillendale students. In-person registration starts at 7:30 a.m. at Hillendale Elementary School. The first race starts at 9 a.m. The registration fee is $20.00. There...

Hillendale Elementary students receive visit from ‘George Washington’

Local biographer attends special assembly in honor of Presidents’ Day By Suzanne Misciagna, Correspondent, UnionvilleTimes.com Carl Closs talks to Hillendale Elementary third grader, Andrew Demnicki, about the life of George Washington. PENNSBURY — Students at Hillendale Elementary school welcomed a special visitor to their school this week, just in time for Presidents’ Day – George Washington....

Unionville to look at reconfiguring elementary schools

Preliminary study, set to be revealed Monday night, suggests smaller class sizes, savings possible by splitting K-2 and 3rd-5th grades By Mike McGann, Editor, UnionvilleTimes.com EAST MARLBOROUGH — As if there weren’t enough to discuss at Monday night’s Unionville-Chadds Ford Board of Education meeting, with budget cuts, ongoing teacher contract negotiations and the search for a new superintendent...

Hillendale students get hands-on lesson about agriculture

Farm Bureau trailer spends a week at school, helps grow students minds By Mike McGann, Editor, UnionvilleTimes.com Fourth grade students at Hillendale Elementary School learn about making glue from cow's milk during a lesson in the Mobile Agriculture Education Science Lab, which visited Hillendale this past week. PENNSBURY — While Pennsylvania’s farms have been feeding people for hundreds...

Around Town: Unionville news tidbits and information

By Mike McGann, Editor, UnionvilleTimes.com Hillendale Elementary prinicipal Steve Dissinger, Unionville-Chadds Ford Superintendent of Schools Sharon Parker, Board of Education President Timotha Trigg, Hillendale parents Lisa Samulewitz and Tammy Mears and Ann Bell and Hillendale head custodian Anthony Massari. The schol board and administration formally praised the parents and staff for their...

Unionville students, parents, staff take a day ‘On’ for MLK

Volunteers team up to improve their communities to honor the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. By Mike McGann, Editor, UnionvilleTimes.com Sewing machines are lined up, one after another, as volunteers complete hand-made quilts for local childrens hospitals, Monday, at Pocopson Elementary School as part of the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District Day of Service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther...

Unionville comes together to help Ladd family

More than 400 gather to support couple who has given so much to the community By Mike McGann, Editor, UnionvilleTimes.com Briand Ladd expresses his appreciation for everyone who gathered Friday to help support his family — and his wife Caren, who suffered a stroke in July. BOOTHWYN — The heart of Unionville beat as one for a few hours Friday night as more than 400 people gathered to help a...