15th annual Jonathan Beech Memorial Concert March 26 at Kennett HS

The Fifteenth Annual Jonathan Beech Memorial Concert will take place on Saturday, March 26, at 2:00 PM in the auditorium of Kennett High School in Kennett Square,PA.  With the pandemic necessitating a “virtual” concert last year, it is exciting to be presenting a live concert again this year.  The featured work this year is Paul Winter’s Missa Gaia (Earth Mass) for choir and a nine-piece jazz...

Kennett, Oxford HS students complete STEM summer internships

Interns in Oxford working on a new bridge at a new preserve in Elk Township Fourteen Kennett and Oxford Area high school students completed an eight-week paid STEM internship in summer 2021. The Teens Turning Green internship program, hosted by The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County, is open to high school students who have a passion for the environment and love being outdoors. “I like...

Kennett, Unionville students to again march in Tournament of Roses parade

The 2015 Cavalcade of Bands at the Rose Bowl — the band made up of area high school musicians has again been chosen for the parade. The old saying that ‘lightning never strikes the same place twice’ is a myth the Cavalcade of Bands Honor Band is happy to disprove. Invited to march in the 126th Rose Parade in Pasadena, CA, in 2015, directors of the organization thought they had scored the trip...

KHS junior honored for standing up for what is right

Dameron Berardi’s mother, Emily Berardi, and Dameron at the award ceremony. KENNETT SQUARE — Kennett Consolidated School District students are known for their community involvement. Whether it is accepting a leadership role or going the extra mile to make a difference, such dedicated students make the district proud, officials say. One of the district’s most dedicated students is junior Dameron...

KHS Robotics team makes winning pitch for Kennett funding

By Eliza Mohler, Staff Writer, The Times Kennett High School Demon Robotics team member Molly Hunter and mentor Christina Gorman gave a presentation about the team to request funding from Kennett Township for competition support. KENNETT TOWNSHIP – Kennett High School’s Demons Robotics team were big winners at Wednesday night’s meeting of the Kennett Township Board of Supervisors, securing $5,000...

So. Chester Co. Police seek missing juvenile

Daniela Hetzel Rojas-Bergara has been missing since the afternoon of March 3. The Southern Chester County Regional Police Department is investigating a report of missing juvenile who is a voluntary runaway. On March 6 at 9:22 a.m. police responded to the juvenile’s residence located in the 500 block of Church Road, New Garden . The parents of the juvenile, Daniela Hetzel Rojas-Bergara who is 15 years...

Kennett’s Feliciano scales new heights in pole vault

By Hannah Christopher, Running Editor, The Times Xavier Feliciano at the Pennsylvania Indoor Track Carnival at Lehigh University. Xavier Feliciano is an extraordinary person who is a senior at Kennett High School.   His pole vaulting coach Paul Eyanson is also extraordinary, and the two of them together have accomplished great heights.   Literally and physically the team of these two have made it...

Kennett first grader to serve as honorary football captain, Friday

Grayson Savery will serve as honorary captain for the Kennett High School football team, Friday night. KENNETT SQUARE — When Kennett High School’s varsity football team takes the field for its first home game of the season on Friday, September 2, a very courageous little boy will lead the charge. On Halloween 2012, when he was two years old, Grayson Savery was diagnosed with a form of pediatric...

Kennett High School graduates Class of 2016

A fond farewell to a class remembered as ‘family’ Kennett Consolidate School District Board of Education President Kendra LaCosta presents diplomas to graduates of Kennett High School, Friday night. By Kelly O’Hara, Correspondent, The Times KENNETT SQUARE — In keeping with the honored tradition, Kennett High School held it’s 125th graduation on the front steps of the school. Class...

KHS’ first Mini-THON a big success

Students more than triple their original fundraising goal   KENNETT SQUARE – Approximately 170 KHS students stayed on their feet from 10 PM Friday, February 26 to 6 AM Saturday morning for Mini-THON, an event to raise money for the Four Diamonds Fund to benefit pediatric cancer research and families whose children are battling the disease. Organizers for the event set a first-year fundraising...