TCHS students show off art at Exton Mall

TCHS Brandywine Commercial & Graphic Arts senior Zyonna Boykin stands next to the work she submitted for the 2017 Commercial & Graphic Arts Senior Exhibit. DOWNINGTOWN — Commercial & Graphic Arts students at the Technical College High School (TCHS) Brandywine Campus are offering the public an insight into their creative talents. For the second year in a row, TCHS Brandywine seniors partnered...

Downingtown’s Sharma wins county spelling bee

Pictured above is 2017 Chester County Spelling Bee Champion Sid Sharma from Downingtown Middle School, with second place winner Aakash Narayan and third place winners Ritish Kodali from Katheryn D. Markley Elementary School and Lineesha Kamana from the Marsh Creek Sixth Grad Center. (From left to right: Ritish Kodali, Aakash Narayan, Sid Sharma, and Lineesha Kamana). DOWNINGTOWN — “E-s-t-r-e-p-e.”...

Pennsylvania American Water announces 2017 scholarship program

Pennsylvania American Water announced its 2017 Stream of Learning Scholarship program offered  HERSHEY – Pennsylvania American Water announced that applications are being accepted for its 2017 Stream of Learning Scholarship Program to provide financial assistance to high school seniors who are planning to pursue careers in the water and wastewater industry. The program is designed to support outstanding...

Art Watch: ‘Art Spirit and Beyond’ with Karl Kuerner

By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times West Chester University’s John H. Baker Gallery will be celebrating a lifetime of encouraging the artistic spirit with the exhibition “Art Spirit and Beyond.” The exhibition will include works by artist Karl Kuerner and 50 of his students more than 500 students from over the past 30 years, on display from January 23-February 24 2017. Dr. Kuerner’s...

Local students trained in suicide prevention

WEST CHESTER — On the morning of October 19, the entire ninth grade class in the West Chester Area School District was trained in the suicide prevention program called QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer). Designed much like CPR or the Heimlich Maneuver, QPR is a nationally acclaimed program that teaches participants how to recognize warning signs of a suicidal crisis and how help.

CASD Science Fair a growing success

Eighth graders Sam Ferguson and Ani Jason stand next to their project that explores how trees outside of a house can provide shade and save money in the summer. The pair finished second in the grades 6-8 team category. Participation and excitement expanding for schools’ science showcase By Kyle Corrazza, Staff Writer, The Times CALN – Have you ever wondered what color appears the most in a...

Rainbow student selected for showcase

Rainbow Elementary School principal Cliff Maloney and fifth grade student Hunter DiSciullo display her award from the Pennsylvania School Boards Association after being selected to perform at the Student Celebration Showcase for the School Leadership Conference in Hershey on Oct. 17. HERSHEY – Hunter DiSciullo, a fifth grade student at Rainbow Elementary School from the Coatesville Area School District,...

Promoting children’s health, watching their backs

Back to School Day will offer backpacks, vaccines, activities and health information The Coatesville Center for Community Health wants to help children get ready to return to the books safely with Back To School Day. On Aug. 23, from 10 a.m. to noon, backpacks will be distributed to the first 250 children in line at the center, 1001 E. Lincoln Highway.   Children must be present; place-holding will...