KHS presents Beauty & the Beast, March 10-12

Reserve your tickets today by visiting www.kcsd.org   Kennett High School will present its annual musical March 10 – 12.  This year’s production of the show Beauty and the Beast includes a cast of seventy-eight Kennett High School singers, actors, and dancers.  Katie Soukup is the music director, and Cindy Albertini is the stage director/choreographer. Julie Bolten serves as the play’s...

KHS presents ‘I Hate Shakespeare!’

Nancy Weber makes her KHS directorial debut next week   The bard will hit the boards next week as Kennett High School presents its version of I Hate Shakespeare! Friday and Saturday, November 13 and 14. The comedy, written by Steph DeFerie, is billed as “a hilarious and fast-paced introduction to Shakespeare — with a modern twist.” The work has proven incredibly popular with a plot...

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...