Upland hosts 43rd annual boys’ invitational ice hockey tournament

Rumsey Hall School, Rectory School, Greenwich Country Day School, Upland Country Day School and New Canaan Country School teams competed in the 43rd annual Upland Invitational Ice Hockey Tournament at Upland Rink. KENNETT SQUARE – Upland Country Day School recently hosted its 43rd annual Upland Invitational Ice Hockey Tournament at the John M. Cleveland Rink on the school’s campus in Kennett...

Hickey to be new head of school at Upland

Daniel Hickey EAST MARLBOROUGH — The Board of Trustees at Upland Country Day School has announced the appointment of Dr. Daniel E. Hickey the new Head of School beginning July 1, 2017. Dr. Hickey’s appointment represents the culmination of an intensive, national search process that involved the entire school community over several months.  He will become the 14th Head of School in Upland’s...

“Grease’ opens tonight at Upland

Lucie Dionne and Cass Ledyard star as Sandy Olsson and Danny Zuko in Upland’s production of Grease this week. EAST MARLBOROUGH — It’s time to rock, roll and shake! Upland Country Day School is proud to present the 50’s rock and roll musical Grease, this Thursday and Friday, November 10th & 11th with a curtain time of 7:00 p.m. The cast and crew are ready to take you back in time...

Upland students participate in trout release

In cooperation with Stroud, students help restock Brandywine Fourth grade students at Upland raised trout for release into Brandywine Creek as part of the Pennsylvania Trout In the Classroom program through Stroud Water Research. EAST MARLBOROUGH — Students in Mrs. Laurie Whiteman’s fourth grade class at Upland Country Day School gathered together this week along the Brandywine as the rain...

East Marlborough BOS focuses on zoning & safety

No compromise reached to allow for events at Whitewing Farm   By Karen Cresta, Correspondent, Times of Chester County   EAST MARLBOROUGH – Neighbors of Whitewing Farm who were in attendance at East Marlborough Township’s Board of Supervisors’ meeting on Monday night, and the board objected to any compromise to continue to hold events at the farm.    Send article...

Art show showcases area youth & emerging artists

Impressive collection delights and inspires By Kim Chiomento, News Editor, The Times Portrait by Unionville High’s Dara Jin KENNETT SQUARE – Art created by the hands and minds of hundreds of talented area youth and emerging Mexican American Artists were showcased at this weekend’s Community Art Exhibit. The event was sponsored by the Kennett Merchant’s Association and Art on the...

Upland students get jump on MLK Day of Service

Seventh grade students at Upland Country Day School prepare meals for His Mission in Kennett Square as part of school-wide day of service efforts in memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. Students from kindergarten through ninth grade were involved in various efforts to give back to the greater community. EAST MARLBOROUGH — Upland Country Day School got a jump on Martin Luther King Jr. Day service...

What To Do: Embrace winter’s joys with a multitude of fests

Winterfests abound, fun in Chadds Ford, honoring MLK and more! By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times There are a lot of things about winter in this area to dislike — cold weather that chills you to the bone, sunlight deprivation and nasty snowstorms that cause hazardous roads conditions. But, there are also many things to like — ice skating on frozen ponds, skiing and snowboarding...

Upland among first in area to install LookUp at ice hockey rink

The gold “LookUp” stripe warns ice hockey players they are near the boards — and Upland Country Day School is among the first in the Delaware Valley to install such a safety feature to its ice rink. Historical references for similar visual cueing warning lines in baseball and football were researched to bolster the case for the safety line in hockey. This high-speed sport with unforgiving...