Great Valley wins PA State Academic Competition

Great Valley High School is all smiles as they take the title of Chester County Academic Competition champion for the 2020-21 school year. Great Valley High School took first place in the virtual PA State Academic Competition that was held on Friday, April 30, where 18 of PA’s top high school teams competed for title of PA State Champion. In the exciting, daylong competition, it was Chester County’s...

Jakatt named CCIU’s Heart of Learning Award finalist

Jessica Jakatt COATESVILLE — Traditionally, when we think of heroes, those that come to mind fly around in capes, defeat supervillains and save entire cities from destruction. These comic book heroes are fun and inspiring, but as our current situation has undoubtedly shown, the real-life heroes of today are the ones putting on medical scrubs, working at the grocery store and teaching our children...

Avon Grove staff, admin celebrate AGHS seniors with parade

A school board member distributes lawn signs for the senior car parade. WEST GROVE – On Saturday, May 16, more than 70 Avon Grove School District (AGSD) staff members, board members and administrators decorated their vehicles and drove through District neighborhoods in a “car parade” to celebrate the class of 2020. Groups gathered in the parking lot of Avon Grove High School (AGHS) at 9:00...

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,...