TCHS Open House, Jan. 28

TCHS provides students with authentic learning experiences in their chosen fields of study. This fall, culinary arts students worked with Penn London Elementary School for a special field trip opportunity. PENN — Aspiring chefs, cosmetologists, nurses and engineers, among others, are encouraged to explore career and technical opportunities at the Technical College High School (TCHS) Pennock’s Bridge...

Thousand attend Chesco College Fair

The Exton Square Mall hosted the Chester County College Fair, Monday. More than 5,000 students and parents attended the event. EXTON — More than 5,000 high school students and their parents shopped for higher education at the Exton Square Mall on Oct.27 when representatives from over 225 colleges nationwide gathered for the 2014 Chester County College Fair. Attendees were able to travel from West...

County schools argue for fair schools funding

Chester County Intermediate Unit executive director, Dr. Joseph O’Brien, welcomes attendees of the local videoconference event, bringing school officials from across the region to discuss the state’s current funding formula. DOWNINGTOWN — School leaders and educators across Pennsylvania participated in the virtual kick-off of the Campaign for Fair Education Funding on September 30. Dozens...

CCIU practical nursing open house, July 25/Aug. 1

Level III students Ketona Ford, Laura Huch and Beverly Rebman were awarded several state and local scholarships this spring for demonstrating compassion and academic achievement. Those interested in nursing as a career are invited to explore the Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU) Practical Nursing Program Open House on July 25 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Brandywine Campus or Aug. 1 from 9 a.m....

New kiosk dishing out food as well as hope

CCIU venture in government services building offers opportunity for students, food options for county employees By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Chester County officials celebrate the opening of the County Cup in the lobby of the county Government Services Building in Westtown. The new kiosk, offering light lunch options and hot and cold beverages, opens today. From left, celebrating the ribbon cutting:...

Chester County spelling bee set for Feb. 7

DOWINGTOWN – Chances are, there are 52 students from 52 Chester County schools who have been carefully examining the dictionary. These students are preparing for the 2012 Chester County Spelling Bee which will be held on Feb. 7 at 9 a.m.. The event, which is a qualifying bee for the Scripps National Spelling Bee, will be held at the Chester County Intermediate Unit’s Educational Service Center...