Education

School board hears pro field comments

While Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board members heard a lot of negative comments regarding turf fields during the January work session two weeks ago, the Jan. 28 meeting included comments from residents who like the idea. The board is scheduled to vote on the long-range plan — including whether or not to include two new turf fields — during the regular meeting on ...

 
 

Academic Achievement Jan. 29

• George David Biddle, of Chadds Ford, graduated from James Madison University on Dec. 15 with a degree in anthropology. • Matthew Weigand, of Chadds Ford, was named to the Moravian College Dean's Honors List for Fall 2018. Students who carry three or more course units during the fall or spring term and attain a GPA for the term of 3.50 or higher are placed on the ...

 

Academic Achievement Jan. 22

• Mikenna Rivard, of Chadds Ford, was named to the at East Stroudsburg University Dean’s List for the fall 2018 semester of the 2018-2019 academic year. Students need a 3.50 grade point average or better and are enrolled full-time to be on the list. • Kayla Rebecca Jurchak, of Chadds Ford, a psychology major, was named a Presidential Scholar for the fall 2018 ...

 

UES makes blankets for MLK Day

More than 200 people showed up at Unionville Elementary School his morning to make blankets for children at AI DuPont Children’s Hospital in Delaware. It was part of the school district’s Day of Service in honor of Martin Luther King. According to school Principal Michelle Lafferty, the number of volunteers doubled over the weekend. Initially, there were fewer than ...

 

Schools delayed Jan. 18

Unionville-Chadds Ford, Kennett Area and Garnet Valley school districts are operating on a two-hour delay today, Jan. 18.

 

Academic Achievement Jan. 15

• Maura McManus, Class of 2021, from Chadds Ford, was named to the dean's list at Bucknell University during the fall semester of the 2018-19 academic year. A student must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0 to receive dean's list recognition. • Michaela Clarkson, of Chadds Ford, was named to the dean's list for the fall 2018 semester at the ...

 

WCU’s marching band honored

West Chester University’s Wells School of Music announced today that the Incomparable Golden Marching Band is the recipient of the distinguished 2019 Sudler Trophy. Presented by the John Philip Sousa Foundation, the Sudler Trophy is known as the “Heisman Trophy of the collegiate band world.” It is awarded every other year to a college or university marching band ...

 

Academic Achievement

• Mitchell Camp, Morgan Nadin and Dylan Shearn, all of Chadds Ford, of Chadds Ford, were named to the Dean’s List at Kutztown University for the Fall 2018 semester. To be eligible for the Dean's List, an undergraduate student must be registered for at least 12 credits and have a minimum grade point average of 3.60. • Chadds Ford residents Anna Crawford and Meredith ...

 

Academic Achievement

• More than 2,400 students at Coastal Carolina University were named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2018 semester. Among those students earning a spot on the Dean's List is Lauren McDonnell, from Chadds Ford. McDonnell is majoring in elementary education. • Meredith Jones, of Chadds Ford, graduated from York College of Pennsylvania on Dec. 19. Jones earned a ...

 

UCFSD holds ‘disappointing’ conversation on plan

About 45 Unionville-Chadds Ford School District residents took part in what was billed as a community conversation regarding the district’s Long Range Facilities Plan Monday night. Some residents who attended were less than satisfied. Chadds Ford resident Mark Stookey, who was denied certain documents regarding the plan after filing a right-to-know request, said the ...

 

School district appeals right-to-know decision

In the opinion of Chadds Ford resident Mark Stookey, the Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board is trying to emasculate Pennsylvania’s Right-to-Know Law. School board directors Monday night voted to appeal a decision of the Office of Open Records that partially upheld a right-to-know request Stookey filed this past summer. That request was for documents pertaining to a ...