Education

COVID and budget considerations at UCF

Meetings in May will be significant for the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District. Board directors will be voting on the proposed final budget for the next school year and deciding when to move into Phase 2 in re-opening the schools based on the number of COVID cases. Business Manager Bob Cochran gave an overview of the 155-page budget book for the 2021-2022 budget ...

 
 

YMCA offering Esports program

The YMCA of Greater Brandywine is launching a new Esports program for students in middle and high school in collaboration with the National YMCA Esports program, providing a virtual sports experience for youth and teens that promotes leadership and personal growth. The new eight-week program is currently registering youth and teens in grades five through 12. The ...

 

Academic Achievement March 26

• Sandrine Haab, of Chadds Ford, was named to the Dean's List at Lehigh University in the Fall 2020 semester. Dean’s list status goes to students who earned a scholastic average of 3.6 or better while carrying at least 12 hours of regularly graded courses. • Macklin Fishman, of Chadds Ford, a member of the Colgate University Class of 2023, has earned the fall 2020 ...

 

School board recognizes achievement

Unionville-Chadds Ford School Superintendent John Sanville recognized more than a dozen Unionville High School students for nationally-ranked accomplishments during the March 15 school board meeting. Sanville preceded the recommendation by saying Monday was like the first day of school since it was the first day for all students in the district to be back in their ...

 

Back to class in UCF

It's not full-time yet, but the Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board voted Monday night to approve a new health and safety plan that gets more kids back into real classrooms. While virtual instruction will continue for those who want it, the new policy opens the doors for full five-day per week classes for all students beginning March 15. "The circumstances around us ...

 

U-CF eyes full in-person classes

More Unionville-Chadds Ford School District students are returning to real physical classrooms this week, and more should start a return to brick-and-mortar classrooms next week. U-CF School Board directors voted Monday night on a plan to get some middle and high school students back in real classrooms as of today, Feb. 23. Those students include all high school ...

 

Academic Achievement Feb. 19

• Widener University has announced students who achieved dean's list recognition for fall 2020. The dean's list recognizes full-time students who earned a grade point average of 3.50 and above for the semester. Among the students who made the list are six from Chadds Ford. They are Nicholas DiCostanza, majoring in biology, Morgan Linkins majoring in accounting, ...

 

School district webinar on reopening

The Unionville-Chadds Ford School District will host a virtual Community Conversation to discuss changes to the district’s instructional model including what the near future may hold, according to an email from John Sanville, superintendent of schools. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 6:30 p.m. Sanville said the district wants to hear from UCFSD ...

 

Academic Achievement Feb. 12

• The University of Delaware named nine students from Chadds Ford to the Dean’s List for fall 2020. Those students are Mimi Nielsen, Sydney Flambaum, Megan Sapp, Madison Holt, Jeffrey Lin, Yash Jitendra Oulkar, Adam Kerzner, Laura Boznango, and Arnav Patel. • Charles Bukovacz, of Chadds Ford, was named to Susquehanna University's Dean's List for the fall 2020 ...

 

U-CF talks masks and money

Student-athletes at Unionville High and CF Patton Middle schools must wear masks while participating in their sports this spring, even tennis players and those involved in track & field. That's the word from Patrick Crater, the district's supervisor of athletics, who briefed Unionville Chadds Ford School Board Directors on the Spring Sports Health & Safety ...

 

PSU Brandywine hosts virtual admissions program

Prospective Penn State Brandywine students and their families are invited to attend a virtual admissions program on Monday, Feb. 15 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. This event is open to prospective students interested in applying to Penn State. The session will provide an overview of Penn State Brandywine, from the admissions process to campus opportunities including ...