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 Augustinian...

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...

Caln students get to enjoy fresh fruit and vegetables

Students at Caln Elementary School sample fresh vegetables and fruits as part of a new program at the school. CALN — Imagine an elementary school child getting excited about fresh broccoli, bell pepper strips, or slices of kiwi fruit. Many students may never get the opportunity to taste fresh fruits and vegetables in their homes. This year, students in Caln Elementary School will get to snack on...

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 formed. Class...

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, May...

Avon Grove marching band earns U.S. Bands PA State Championship

  WEST GROVE, Pa. – The Avon Grove High School Marching Band earned first place at the U.S. Bands Pennsylvania State Championship held Saturday, October 31, at West Chester University’s Farrell Stadium. This is the first time that the marching band has earned the title of U.S. Bands Pennsylvania State Champion. The band scored a 92.375 in the Group IV-A class and won the honors of Best...

OAHS student to perform in Macy’s Day Parade

OXFORD – Oxford Area High School junior Hayley Allport is a talented musician and is assigned first chair of the flute section in the concert band. But, it is Hayley’s second love, color guard with the marching band, which earned her a place in the 2015 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Hayley Allport,with OAHS band director Erin Kauppila, will perform in the color guard flag team of the Macy’s...

Three Malvernians earn spots in Papal Choir

(From left) Malvern Prep junior Nick Gatti of St. Davids and sophomore Christian Franck of Kennett Square were selected to perform with the Papal Choir for Mass on September 27. MALVERN, Pa. – Yes, Malvern junior Nick Gatti admits, the thought of singing in front of a crowd of more than one million people is nerve-racking, but his enthusiasm for singing with the Archdiocesan High School Papal...

CASD board continues momentum of change

Administration, facilities and technology top a busy June board meeting agenda   By Lauren Parker-Gill, Correspondent, The Times   CASD board works through a busy June agenda CALN — Despite Tuesday’s violent storms and power outages, the Coatesville Area School District’s Board of Education managed to hold its meeting, albeit at a different location and time than planned. During the...

Cheyney / WCU Presidents announce new collaboration

HARRISBURG – This week, in a letter addressed to the students, faculty, staff and alumni; Presidents Frank Pogue (Cheyney University) and Greg Weisenstein (West Chester University) announced a new collaboration between the two Chester County-based universities: