Patton student wins PennDOT District 6 2020 Middle School Safety Drawing Contest

The Philadelphia Region of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Middle School Safety Drawing Contest which promotes transportation safety and fosters appreciation for school art programs and student creativity. The winner is Lorya Xu from Charles F. Patton Middle School in Kennett Square, Chester County. Lorya is named PennDOT’s...

Dissinger picked as new Patton MS prinicipal

Steve Dissinger Patton Middle School in the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District has a new pick for principal — longtime Hillendale Elementary School Prinicipal Steve Dissinger. Superintendent of Schools John Sanville made the announcement Wednesday to the school community. Dissinger will replace Tim Hoffman, who was promoted to Director of Curriculum earlier this year. the district Board of...

No charges in Patton gun incident

Parent who left weapon in unlocked car to surrender permit, weapon By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Citing “prosecutorial discretion” Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan said Thursday that he had decided not to file charges against against a man charged with bringing a firearm to Patton Middle School on Sept. 3. The firearm was found in the man’s unlocked running car by school...

Gun incident at Patton MS has community asking questions

Parent apparently left holstered gun in unlocked, running car at school Thursday By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — Unionville-Chadds Ford School District officials reiterated Friday morning that no students were at risk when a Charles F. Patton Middle School parent apparently left a holstered firearm in a running and unlocked car outside of the school, Thursday. After school...

Good Stuff is BACK…all-stars to academics, Chesco has good stuff to share!

Starting Chester County’s summer season with a smile…who do YOU know in this week’s Good Stuff? Got good stuff to share? Email your submissions to kim@chescotimes.com and be a part of the fun! Pomp and Circumstance…Congratulations to Shawn Mengel Coatesville Area High’s 2015 Valedictorian… This leading ‘Red Raider’ will begin roaring with the Drexel University...

Local students to march in celebration of Inauguration

Chinese-American youth dance troupe with numerous Chester County members to join Monday’s parade By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Nearly a dozen Chester County residents — including numerous students from the Kennett area —  will participate in Monday’s Presidential Inaugural Parade as part of the Chinese American Community Center Dance Troupe. HOCKESSIN, Del. – When President Barack...