Education

After the Bell going strong online

The leadership of the After-The-Bell program is pleased to announce that with the help of incredible community partners and the support of many local individuals, After-The-Bell will be running a robust and fun virtual program for any interested students this spring. Following Gov. Tom Wolf’s order that schools remain closed through the end of the current school ...

 
 

Academic Achievement March 27

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines, initiated two Chadds Ford residents into the society. They are Zachary Hurst, who is studying at Widener University, and Ann Leon, who is studying at Pennsylvania State University. They are among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, ...

 

School calendar remains, for now

Unionville-Chadds Ford School District is, so far, maintaining its calendar with the end of classes and high school graduation staying as planned. "At this point, our calendar has not changed," said Superintendent of Schools John Sanville during the March 23 School Board meeting that was conducted online via Zoom. "So, the last day of school and graduation, all those ...

 

Distance learning for U-CF

With the Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf declaring all schools to be shut do for two weeks, Unionville-Chadds Ford School District moved to Phase 3 of its Pandemic Action Plan. School Board directors voted to enact the plan during their plan work session last Monday. As a result, distance learning begins Monday, March 16. Superintendent of Schools John Sanville issued the ...

 

UHS postpones musical

Unionville High School’s production of “Into the Woods” has been postponed because of the coronavirus. The district has moved to phase 2 of the Pandemic Action Plan which calls for the cancellation of all indoor public events held at district buildings from March 11 through April 3. The play had been scheduled for March 19, 20 and 21. Late yesterday it was announced ...

 

COVID-19 cancels CFES art show

Continuing concerns over the COVID-19 virus have forced the cancelation of the annual Art Sale and Show at Chadds Ford Elementary School. The event had been scheduled for March 20 and 21. Organizers sent the following email: Due to the rising concerns over COVID-19, the Chadds Ford Art Show is canceling this year’s event. The art show is a fundraiser for our ...

 

UCF suspends travel to MontCo

Amid continuing concerns over COVID-19, the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District now considers all of Montgomery County to be an area of infection. As such, the district has suspended student- and staff-travel to MontCo. The action is one of several — including the closure of Unionville High School and CF Patton Middle School for Tuesday, March 10 — because a ...

 

U-CF students get more sleep, need even more

It was three years ago when Unionville-Chadds Ford School District moved school start times back 25 minutes for senior and middle school students. Instead of those students beginning classes at 7:35 a.m., they started at 8. According to Superintendent John Sanville, the change has been a hit. “From my seat, that change, on a number of fronts has exceeded expectations ...

 

Academic Achievement Feb. 7

• Morgan Nadin and Dylan Charles Shearn, both of Chadds Ford, were named to the Kutztown University Dean’s List for the Fall 2019 semester. • Matthew Stralkowski, of Chadds Ford, has earned Dean's List honors for the Fall 2019 semester at Mount St. Mary's University. • Seton Hall University is pleased to announce Julia Boznango of Chadds Ford, PA has qualified for ...

 

Academic Achievement Jan. 30

• Hannah Garver, of Chadds Ford, was named to Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Fall 2019 Dean's List. Garver is a nursing student working toward a Bachelor of Science degree. A full-time student whose semester GPA is 3.5 or higher in 12 or more semester hours of course work for which a grade or grades are received will be named to the list. • Philip Gow, of ...

 

MLK Jr. Day in U-CF

It was another Day of Service in honor of Martin Luther King for students in the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District. While there were no classes in observance of the civil rights leader, it was, as the district says, “a day of service to others.” As has been the case for the past four years, students at Unionville Elementary School made fleece blankets for ...