Reilly to be installed as new Head of School at Malvern Prep

Rev. Donald F. Reilly MALVERN – On Monday, Rev. Donald F. Reilly, O.S.A., D. Min. will be officially installed as the 14th Head of School for Malvern Preparatory School. Father Reilly succeeds Christian Talbot, who resigned at the end of the 2016-17 academic year. Father Reilly previously served as president and CEO of Saint Augustine Preparatory School in Richland, N.J., and was previously the...

TCHS Pickering wins 2017 Tech Bowl

TCHS Pickering won the 2017 Tech Bowl. Members of the team pose with the winning trophy. DOWNINGTOWN — “Hippocrates! Pandemic! La La Land!” In a head-to-head technical and current event knowledge showdown, the three Technical College High School (TCHS) campuses faced off at the annual TCHS Tech Bowl on Thursday, February 2. Teams from TCHS Brandywine, Pickering and Pennock’s Bridge competed...

“Grease’ opens tonight at Upland

Lucie Dionne and Cass Ledyard star as Sandy Olsson and Danny Zuko in Upland’s production of Grease this week. EAST MARLBOROUGH — It’s time to rock, roll and shake! Upland Country Day School is proud to present the 50’s rock and roll musical Grease, this Thursday and Friday, November 10th & 11th with a curtain time of 7:00 p.m. The cast and crew are ready to take you back in time...

Hrenko named a National Merit Scholar

Zachary Hrenko KENNETT SQUARE — Kennett High School announced that one student has been recognized as a National Merit Semifinalist in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Senior Zachary Hrenko was among approximately 1.6 million juniors who entered the 2017 National Merit Program by taking the 2015 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) that served...

Kennett High soccer players work with underprivileged youth

Kennett High School soccer players work with youths as part of the MVP360 program. KENNETT SQUARE — This September, Kennett High School’s boys’ soccer team traveled more than 60 miles to share their passion for sports with underprivileged students through the MVP360 Program in North Philadelphia. MVP360 is a program that offers youth who would traditionally be excluded from organized sports...

Malvern Prep celebrates 2016 graduation

Malvern Prep 2016 graduates celebrate during this week’s commencement ceremony. MALVERN – Malvern Prep’s 90th Commencement was held today under beautiful skies at Wolfington Plaza on the School’s Chapel lawn, as the Malvern community paid tribute to the 115 seniors of the Class of 2016 for their accomplishments, commitment to service and the strong bonds of brotherhood that they have...

County HS students attend Youth Leadership Summit

Nearly 75 Chester County high school students attended the first Youth Leadership Summit last weekend. The students, as seen here, spent part of the day working in groups discussing everyday problems including bullying and media perceptions. CALN — Nearly 75 students from school districts across Chester County attended the First Annual Chester County Youth Leadership Summit this past Saturday,...

KHS hosts its latest #ALLIN Kennett pride event

Fans of all ages show their Blue Demons spirit and pride   By Kim Chiomento, News Editor, The Times   KENNETT SQUARE – On occasion ‘feeling blue’ is a great thing; like this Saturday when Kennett High School (KHS) hosted the latest in a series of Blue Demons / Kennett Pride events.  The greater Kennett community, elementary and middle schools were invited to come out, beat the...

KCSD celebrates & thanks school board members

  KENNETT SQUARE –  Public education is more than just the opportunity to learn basic math, science, English and history; it’s a platform for students to reach their potential. It can inspire hope for a new generation of leaders and provide a foundation for a successful future. The Kennett Consolidated School District (KCSD) exists in part because individuals volunteer their time...

KCSD greets 2016 with $82 million proposed budget

New $10k scholarship announced, Kennett Legends nominations process proposed, impact of new housing within district discussed By Kim Chiomento, News Editor, The Times KCSD board member, Michael Finnegan, provides a detailed presentation on the proposed 2016/2017 school budget. KENNETT – The well-attended Kennett Consolidated School District (KCSD) January board meeting covered a wide variety...