Education

UCF keeps Keystone exam requirement

Directors of the Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board voted 8-1 Monday to keep the Keystone Exams as a high school graduation requirement even though the state dropped the requirement. The dissenting vote came from Gregg Lindner who attended the Jan. 22 meeting by phone from Germany. Lindner said that if the state doesn’t mandate passing the Keystones for graduation, ...

 
 

UHS fair queen wins state Miss Congeniality

Varshika Mandalapua a Unionville High School senior, won Miss Congeniality at the 106th annual Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs Convention on Saturday night in Hershey. This is the first time a Unionville Fair Queen has attained this honor. This selection comes from the votes of all the contestants.  In 2011, the UCF Queen, Claire Werkiser, obtained the ...

 

U-CF schools on two-hour delay

All Unionville-Chadds Ford schools and offices will operate on a two-hour delay today Jan. 17. Though main roads are mostly wet, a delay allows our municipalities the opportunity to treat secondary roads. The delay also brings students in after the rush hour and after most of the snow is through our area. Office staff should also follow the two-hour delay.

 

School district wants opinions

The Unionville-Chadds Ford School District is looking for input from the community as it begins the first phase of preparing an Outdoor Facility Master Plan. For those who take the time to complete the survey and provide contact information, your name will be included in a drawing for a Unionville Spirit Wear sweatshirt (5 to be awarded). Please respond by Jan. 19. ...

 

Academic Achievement Jan.11

Mitchell Camp, of Chadds Ford, has been inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success at Kutztown University. The society is the nation's largest leadership honor society. Students are selected by their college for membership based on either academic standing or leadership potential. Candidacy is a nationally recognized achievement of honorable distinction.

 

School board passes proposed preliminary budget

During a six-minute long meeting in which only one member attended in person, the Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board directors passed a proposed preliminary budget for the 2018-2019 academic year. The board held the meeting at 8 a.m. today in the district office. Board President Jeff Hellrung was the only director in the room. All other directors participated by ...

 

Academic Achievement Jan. 3

• Kutztown University named 1,725 students to the Fall 2017 Dean’s List. Among them are four students from chads Ford. They are Mitchell Vansant Camp, Morgan Nadin, Corey Dennis Ryan, and Dylan Charles. • Anna Crawford, of Chadds Ford, a freshman Undeclared major at York College of Pennsylvania, has been named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2017 semester. To be ...

 

UHS benefits Texas schools

There's usually no love lost between Philadelphia football fans and their counterparts in Texas, but Unionville High School is breaking down that barrier. The school has taken a Texas school devastated by Hurricane Harvey under its wings and has raised $50,000.UHS benefits Texas schools According to UHS Principal Jimmy Conley, the staff had decided that the theme ...

 

The art of community

The Unionville Art Gala opening was “large and lively” according to co-chair Luci McClure, and “the football team won the game.” The 42nd annual Art Gala opened Friday night and continued through Saturday. The event connects young and old as well as student and professional artists. One thing that makes the Unionville Art Gala stand out is the student art. Although ...

 

Sheriff promotes ‘kids to kids’ kindness

A club designed to foster kindness, compassion, and service to others lived up to its name at Pocopson Elementary School on Thursday, Oct. 12. Students in grades three through five, members of the school’s fledgling Kids with Heart Club, enthusiastically greeted representatives of the Chester County Sheriff’s Office. They were eager to show off their “Good-for-You ...

 

 UHS Art Gala celebrates 42 years

The Unionville High School Arts Gala is 42 years old this year. This annual event showcases local celebrated working artists, UHS alumni, and current UHS Students along with live music and great food. This year it runs Nov. 17 from 6-9 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 18 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Unionville High School Art Center. Friday evening includes delicious appetizers ...