Education

School board OKs facility upgrades

Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board directors Monday night voted to go ahead with several building improvements by authorizing the spending of more than $1.35 million on the facilities. They also voted to spend more than $55,000 on kitchen equipment. Charles F. Patton Middle School will be the recipient of most of the work. The board voted to spend $714,710 for a ...

 
 

Wyeth history, art lessons at CFES

There’s a history lesson in the art show — and an art lesson as well. That was the case at this year’s Chadds Ford Elementary School Art Show and Sale. The history lesson involved the Wyeth family while the art lesson was just for fun. The lessons came during the Saturday session of the two-day event that’s a fundraiser for the school’s PTO. This year’s show was also ...

 

Academic Acknowledgement

• Marguerite Davis, of Chadds Ford, was named to the Dean's Commendation List at Gettysburg College. Students with a quality point average in the range of 3.300 to 3.599 for a semester's work are placed on the College's Deans' Commendation List. • Madison Caccese, of Chadds Ford, was named to the Gettysburg College Dean's Honor List. Students with a quality point ...

 

School board spends on school buildings

Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board directors Monday night voted to spend some money on repairs and upgrades at several of the district school buildings. The board voted to spend $42,000 for cast stone capping at Pocopson Elementary School, $17,600 for carpeting at Chadds Ford Elementary School, $7,000 for carpeting at Unionville Elementary and another $21,000 to ...

 

CFES art show opens next Friday

Next Friday, March 22, marks the opening of the 70thannual Chadds Ford Art Show and Sale. There will be 65 artists taking part in the event that was started by Betsy Wyeth when her son Jamie attended the school in 1949. For two of the artists, that history is significant. Kathy Ruck, this year’s featured artist, and Rick Phillips, the donating artist this year, both ...

 

Academic Recognition March 6

• Haithm Abdou, Dakota Raymond and Kara Siemer, all from Chadds Ford, were named to the Fall 2018 Dean's List at University of the Sciences. Selection for this award is based on completing and passing all assigned courses with no grade below a "C" and attaining an academic average of at least 3.4 for courses taken in the fall of 2018. • Christina Mercincavage, of ...

 

School delayed Monday

All Unionville-Chadds Ford schools and offices are on a two-hour delay for tomorrow, Monday, March 4. Superintendent of Schools John Sanville said in an email that the district will reevaluate conditions in the morning and make an announcement with any change in status by 7 a.m. Garnet Valley and Kennett School districts are also operating on a two-hour delay.

 

Schools on 2-hour delay

UPDATE: All U-CF and Kennett schools are closed today. Garnet Valley has not reported any change to the two-hour delay. Unionville-Chadds Ford, Garnet Valley and Kennett Area School Districts are operating on a two-hour delay today, Friday, March 1 because of the overnight snow. Unionville-Chadds Ford School District will re-evaluate the situation at 6:30 a.m., ...

 

School board opts to borrow

While the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District owes $100 million, school board directors voted Monday night to increase the debt by an additional $11 million. The board voted 9-0 to borrow the money to help fund elements of the proposed Long-Range Facilities Plan, which includes plans for a controversial double turf field. According to Ed Murray, of Boenning & ...

 

Academic Achievement Feb. 20

• Widener University announced three students from Chadds Ford have been named to the school’s fall 2018 Dean's List. The Dean's List recognizes full-time students who earned a grade point average of 3.50 and above for the semester. Those students are Eric Hahn, Aisha Lunkins and Kirsten Ryan. • Dana Murphy Soika, of Chadds Ford, was named to the Dean's List at ...

 

Schools closed Wednesday

With a winter weather mix of snow, sleet and rain forecast to begin tomorrow morning, area school districts are reporting they will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 20. Those school districts are Unionville-Chadds Ford, Garnet Valley and Kennett consolidated. Schools and offices will be closed.