NOPE assembly misses the mark

By Janet McGann, Special to The Times Last Monday, Unionville High School had a Narcotics Overdose Prevention and Education assembly regarding the deaths caused by overdosing on drugs — part of an ongoing program of such assemblies held around the county. Unfortunately, while the intentions of the assembly were good, the information and tactics used were ineffective on the student body. ...

Teens need to keep dental health in mind, too

While focus is often on younger kids, teen’s choices can impact whole lives By Dr. Stephanie McGann, DMD FAGD, Columnist, The Times Today, thanks to improved home care and the widespread use of fluorides, many teens have very few serious dental issues. However, that does not make our young patients’ immune from dental concerns. When working with young people I believe knowledge is power....

Chesco teens learn, vie in safe driving competition

Student performance in the driving skills portion of the competition was judged on accuracy rather than speed. PHOENIXVILLE — Teens from across Chester, Delaware, Bucks and Philadelphia Counties gathered at Technical College High School (TCHS) Pickering Campus in Phoenixville on Tuesday, April 5 to take part in the third annual Teen Safe Driving Competition for southeastern PA. The event kicked...

KHS’ After Prom strives to keep teens safe

Committee to hold Buckley’s fundraiser this week, Times announces donation incentive By Kim Chiomento, Staff Writer, The Times Area students enjoying KHS After Prom festivities KENNETT – The Kennett High School (KHS) After Prom Committee is working to raise $25,000 for its annual After Prom Party.   The ‘Party of the Year’ will be held 11 PM Friday, April 24, thru 5 AM Saturday,...