Hook ’em: Unionville HS adopts ‘Longhorns’ as new mascot

It’s official: the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District announced Monday night that Unionville High School’s new mascot will be the Longhorn, which replaces the long-used Indians, which was deemed culturally insensitive. The new name makes reference to the King Ranch, a local spin off of the original King Ranch properties near Corpus Christi, Tx. A local offshoot of the ranch operated between...

UHS’ Together We Stand starts Sept. 29

EAST MARLBOROUGH — TEDxUnionvilleHS is proud to announce Together We Stand, the 2020 TEDxUnionvilleHS virtual short program series. In these uncertain times, they believe in the power of community discussion to bring us all a little closer together. This new series focuses on audience participation, encouraging community members to share their ideas and experiences. The first event, featuring guest...

Unionville HS student wins award for child saving invention

Pranavh Vallabhaneni Chadds Ford 9th grader Pranavh Vallabhaneni was honored recently for his ingenuity at the 5th annual Invention Convention U.S. Nationals, presented by Raytheon Technologies. He was among nearly 500 award-winning K-12 inventors from across the nation who were celebrated at a virtual awards ceremony held on July 2. Invention Convention Worldwide is a global K-12 invention education...

Community plans parade for UHS seniors, June 8

The greater Unionville community will be saluting the Unionville High School Class of 2020 with a parade around the district on Monday, June 8. The normal graduation ceremony had to be postponed due to COVID-19. The parade will start at 4 pm with a procession to begin at each of the district’s elementary schools, proceeding to the High School campus in East Marlborough. No community members will...

Into The Woods at UHS, March 19-21

EAST MARLBOROUGH — Unionville High School presents the Tony award-winning musical Into the Woods on Thursday, March 19 and Friday, March 20 at 7:00 p.m., and Saturday, March 21 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.mat Unionville High School. Featuring music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine, the musical intertwines the plots of several Brothers Grimm and Charles Perrault fairy tales. While...

Chanticleer at Unionville High School, April 3

  Chanticleer Unionville High School presents Chanticleer in concert on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Hailed as “the world’s reigning male chorus” by The New Yorker, the San Francisco-based Grammy Award-winning ensemble Chanticleer celebrates its 40th anniversary this season. Praised by the San Francisco Chronicle for its “tonal luxuriance and crisply etched clarity,” Chanticleer...

Haverford overpowers Unionville, 42-27

By Al Tustin, Sports Editor, The Times F. Scott Fitzgerald famously said “there are no second acts in American lives.” Haverford QB Jake Ruane breaks to the right en route to an 85-yard TD run, Friday night. For the Unionville High School football team, struggling through one of its roughest seasons in recent memory, the problem was that there was no encore to a very solid first half against powerful...

Art Watch: The Unionville High Art Gala is this weekend

By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times Exciting new art exhibitions are unveiled all week long, all over Chester and Delaware County, including the famous 41st Annual Unionville Art Gala this weekend in East Marlborough at Unionville High School. The Unionville Art Gala is the largest group art show of the season, starting this Friday November 18, 6-9pm and Saturday November 19 11am – 4pm. This...

Art Watch: 40 years for UHS Art Gala

Also: Art Trust’s ‘Gifted’ Show opens Friday By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times The Unionville High School Art Gala celebrates its 40th year of presenting a variety of innovative local artists alongside talented young high school art students from Unionville High School. This wonderful blend of student and professional art always creates such a fun upbeat energy to the show, and...

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...