KHS’ Brown continues impressive junior golf achievements

Named 2015 GAP Williamson Cup team member, places in top 25% at a national championships Editor’s note:  This article is follow-up to the original Times story featuring Kennett High’s golfer Evan Brown.  To read the original article, and learn more about Evan and his accomplishments, please click on the following link: http://chescotimes.com/?p=10934   By Kim Chiomento, News Editor, The Times KENNETT...

Franklin & Marshall honors KHS’ Joseph O’Sullivan

Wins class of 2015 High School Teacher Award Joseph O’Sullivan, a member of the Social Studies Department at Kennett High School, was the winner of the Franklin & Marshall College High School Teacher Award. The award was presented at the Senior Awards Ceremony for the Class of 2015, May 8, at the Barshinger Center for the Musical Arts. Mr. O’Sullivan was nominated by a former student, Leah...

TCHS & KHS students challenged to find equality now

Provoking performance asks ‘What do YOU see?’ By Kim Chiomento, News Editor, The Times A vignette featuring Rosa Parks’ refusal to relinquish her bus seat KENNETT SQUARE – Students from the Technical College High School (TCHS) and Kennett High School (KHS) experienced Walnut Street Theater’s Martin and Malcom – How Long Must We Wait? a moving, thought provoking production...

Four HS students win vocal competition

Abu Akki Four local high school seniors won Chester County Choral Society’s 23rd Excellence in Vocal Performance Competition, held on Saturday, February 7, at the Church of the Good Samaritan in Paoli. Tenor Abu Akki from Unionville High School earned the first place award of $1000. “Abu has a beautiful, distinctive voice,” his voice teacher, Alan Wagner says.  Beginning with the Kennett Symphony...

‘StringFest’ 2015 held at Kennett High

Tri-county student talent delights By Kim Chiomento, Staff Writer, The Times StringFest musicians practice in preparation for Tuesday evening’s concert KENNETT – This week, nearly 100 5th and 6th grade student-musicians from Philadelphia, Delaware and Chester Counties came together at Kennett High School to showcase their combined talents. StringFest is an annual event sponsored by the PA Music...

Road to the ‘Roses’: excitement builds as Honors Band gears-up for Pasadena

A sneak-peak of uniforms, logistics & fundraising  By Kim Chiomento, Staff Writer, The Times KENNETT – The long and very exciting journey is nearly complete for the 154 member Calvacade of Bands Honors Band; scheduled to participate in the iconic 126th Tournament of Roses Parade – Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. This huge logistical undertaking is being lead by Unionville High’s (UHS)...

Unionville overpowers Kennett, 42-7

Demons hang tough, but Indians dominate second half By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Unionville’s Austin Hofmann-Reardon loses the handle on the ball just short of the goal line, but Indians’ Brandon Boon (29) was able to jump on the ball for the score, as Unionville defeated Kennett, 24-7, Thursday night. Jim Gill photo. KENNETT SQUARE — It was a bit of a tale of two halves, when it...

Kennett, Unionville track stars head to states

Kennett High School’s Sara Finfrock is among local student athletes headed to compete in the State High School Track Championships this weekend at Shippensburg State University. A number of local Unionville and Kennett athletes will be competing at the state high school track meet at Shippensburg University, starting Friday. The Unionville High School girls finished sixth in the 4 x 800 meter...

Meeting to explore heartbreak of heroin abuse

Area father brings crusade to end scourge to Kennett High School  Andy Rumford (left) speaks with Police Chief Edward Zunino about the prevalence of heroin abuse in the region. A Kennett Square father who lost his 23-year-old daughter to a heroin overdose earlier this year is continuing his quest to raise awareness about the dangers of this readily available drug and prevent similar tragedies. Andy...

Time to scope out parade viewing spots

Annual Memorial Day crowd-pleaser kicks off at 10 a.m. Monday The annual Kennett Square Memorial Day Parade will honor the nation’s past and present military. KENNETT SQUARE — It’s time for spectators to stake out their viewing spot for the annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, starting at 10 a.m. Organizers announced a slight change in the route on Monday for the more than 1,000 participants...