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Education

  • CHS students attend Constitution Day

  • York Tech gets $400K anonymous gift

    The York Technical College Foundation announced this week it has received an anonymous gift of $400,000 to support improved educational opportunities for the residents of Chester County.

  • Chester Park produces "inquiring, lifelong learners"

    Inquiring minds want to know math, science and computer skills and teachers at Chester Park School of Inquiry are equipped to teach more than 400 moldable, elementary students all they can grasp.
    Principal Dena Dunlap has nothing less than exuberant praise for her 48 faculty and staff team and the 435-member student body comprised of Pre-Kindergarten through fifth grade students.

  • LHS, "a place of high expectations"

    Three new leaders have joined the 35-member Lewisville High School faculty and staff. All say they are proud to be part of a team where “excellence is the standard.” LHS Principal Dr. Jim Knox is proud to welcome Assistant Principal Tammy Snipes, first-year teacher and Band Director James Temple and Senior Army Instructor Chief Constantine Green who guides the school's JROTC program. Knox, a 10-year principal at the school, also takes pride in what LHS has accomplished, so far.

  • York Tech Chester campus gets anonymous boost

    The York Technical College Foundation has received an anonymous gift of $400,000 to support improved educational opportunities for the residents of Chester County. The donation will fund the Lewis and Lucia Bell Scholarships as well as facilities and equipment upgrades at the Chester Center of York Technical College, including computers and distance learning classroom technology.

  • Lewisville Middle School is "Beautiful"

    Anyone who knows Principal H.L. Erwin of Lewisville Middle School knows he uses one particular descriptive term in every conversation – “Beautiful!”
    Erwin's early morning greeting began with, “Welcome to Beautiful Lewisville Middle School!”
    He has served as LMS principal since 2000 and calls this school “home” because it's also where he began his teaching career as a Special Education teacher nearly three decades ago.

  • UPDATED: Graves gets interim post with Rock Hill charter school

    Former Chester County School Superintendent Dr. Thomas Graves has secured an interim position as managing director with the York Preparatory Academy, according to the charter school's website.
    An online announcement read:
    “It was the moment so many in the York Preparatory Academy community had been waiting for all summer. In a 6-0 vote (one member was not present) the YPA Board of Directors approved the hiring of Dr. Thomas Graves as interim Managing Director at the regular August meeting,” the statement said.

  • First day, first year, first time attending school

    New and returning students were welcomed to Chester County schools on Wednesday as the first day of classes began for the 5,580 enrolled throughout the district. At Lewisville Elementary School, Principal Wanda Frederick welcomed car riders as Assistant Principal Teresa Edwards greeted those who arrived by bus. Afterwards, the principals went to each classroom to personally say, 'hello,' to 80 LES faculty and staff members along with the 600-member student body.

  • York Tech is no. 1 pick for college-bound Chester grads

    York Technical College was the cream of the crop for recent graduates of two of Chester County's high schools, with 25 college-bound freshmen preparing to blaze the two-year technical institution in less than two weeks, according to data compiled by the school district's guidance counselors.

  • School Board approves construction contract for administrative building

    The Chester County Board of School Trustees gave unanimous approval Monday to enter into a contract with MCON for construction to begin on the district's new state-of-the-art administrative building. MCON President Walt Whitman, Vice President/Project Manager Gary Howell and Assistant Project Manager Sarah Marion attended the meeting to present project information and design plans.
    “We are excited to work with you all,” Howell told the board.