KHS junior honored for standing up for what is right

Dameron Berardi’s mother, Emily Berardi, and Dameron at the award ceremony. KENNETT SQUARE — Kennett Consolidated School District students are known for their community involvement. Whether it is accepting a leadership role or going the extra mile to make a difference, such dedicated students make the district proud, officials say. One of the district’s most dedicated students is junior Dameron...

duPhilly signs to play baseball at McGill

Kennett High’s Bowen duPhily will continue his baseball career at McGill University (Montreal, Canada) this August. The Redmen are the three-time defending Canadian national champions. Photo by Leslie Kipp. KENNETT SQUARE — Bowen duPhily, a two-sport senior at Kennett High School, has committed to play baseball for McGill University in Montreal, Canada, beginning August 2017. duPhily is one...

Samantha Weaver (sitting, middle) was surrounded by her parents Elizabeth and Jeff Weaver as well as (standing from left) Principal Dr. Jeremy Hritz, Pegasus coaches Andy and Shelly Fouracre, and athletic director Mr. Sean Harvey. KENNETT SQUARE — Kennett High School Senior Samantha Weaver has signed her National Letter of Intent to play Division III softball at Lebanon Valley College. A dedicated...

Kennett High closed after legionella found in boiler

KENNETT SQUARE – Kennett High School was closed Friday after school officials found legionella bacteria in the school’s hot water system during routine testing, according to a letter shared with the school community. The legionella bacteria was behind the 1976 outbreak of Legionnaire’s Disease during an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. The water-born bacteria can cause...

KHS Robotics team makes winning pitch for Kennett funding

By Eliza Mohler, Staff Writer, The Times Kennett High School Demon Robotics team member Molly Hunter and mentor Christina Gorman gave a presentation about the team to request funding from Kennett Township for competition support. KENNETT TOWNSHIP – Kennett High School’s Demons Robotics team were big winners at Wednesday night’s meeting of the Kennett Township Board of Supervisors, securing...

So. Chester Co. Police seek missing juvenile

Daniela Hetzel Rojas-Bergara has been missing since the afternoon of March 3. The Southern Chester County Regional Police Department is investigating a report of missing juvenile who is a voluntary runaway. On March 6 at 9:22 a.m. police responded to the juvenile’s residence located in the 500 block of Church Road, New Garden . The parents of the juvenile, Daniela Hetzel Rojas-Bergara who is...

Kennett’s Feliciano scales new heights in pole vault

By Hannah Christopher, Running Editor, The Times Xavier Feliciano at the Pennsylvania Indoor Track Carnival at Lehigh University. Xavier Feliciano is an extraordinary person who is a senior at Kennett High School.   His pole vaulting coach Paul Eyanson is also extraordinary, and the two of them together have accomplished great heights.   Literally and physically the team of these two have made...

John Finfrock (sitting middle) was surrounded by his parents, Mark Finfrock (sitting left) and Claire Finfrock (sitting right), as well as by (standing from left) principal Dr. Jeremy Hritz, coach Mr. Mike McConomy, athletic director Mr. Sean Harvey, and former coach Mr. Sean Tischler as he signed his National Letter of Intent recently at Kennet high School. KENNETT SQUARE – Kennett High School...

Nine KHS students named Commended in National Merit Scholarship Program

Nine Kennett High School students (from left to right) Kerry Tomasetti, Austin Maxwell, Kate Doroba, Olivia Donia, Lydia Pelby, Victoria Gallivan, Molly Adelman, Delaney Chaffin, and Charles Shattuck have been named Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. KENNETT SQUARE — Kennett High School announced that seniors: Kerry Tomasetti, Austin Maxwell, Kate Doroba, Olivia...

Hrenko named a National Merit Scholar

Zachary Hrenko KENNETT SQUARE — Kennett High School announced that one student has been recognized as a National Merit Semifinalist in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Senior Zachary Hrenko was among approximately 1.6 million juniors who entered the 2017 National Merit Program by taking the 2015 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) that served...