Letter: HES mom tells her side of PTO rift

To The Editor, Editor’s Note: due to a legal demand, we are forced to pull this letter from publication. We disagree, and would prefer a free, open and frank exchange of ideas. But, the legal burden of defending such a case in court is prohibitive.    Send article as PDF   

UCF board Oks contract for school boundary study

Officials discuss 10-year renovation and repair plans By Karen Cresta, Correspondent, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — The Unionville-Chadds Ford (UCF) Board of Education took another step forward in its process to evaluate the need for redistricting the district’s four elementary schools, voting to approve a contract with a consulting firm to study current and likely future student population, Monday...

UCF to look at possible redistricting

Seeks outside consultant to evaluate population growth By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — The Unionville-Chadds Ford School District began a process Monday night that could, eventually, lead to redistricting the sending areas of the district’s four elementary schools. Aware that the subject could generate emotional responses — positive and negative — to the idea, district...

Treasures for Teachers helping schools in need

Unionville-Chadds Ford schools donate to help needy Delaware Valley schools By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times The giant collection of materials donated by Unionville Elementary School teachers to aid a North Philadelphia elementary school. Hillendale teachers donated earlier this year, while Chadds Ford and Pocopson will be participating later this summer. EAST MARLBOROUGH — A what would normally...

Patton students build chairs for kindergarteners

Year-long project culminates in a series of in-person deliveries Kindergarten students from Hillendale Elementary School with the new chairs, hand-made by seventh and eighth grade students at Patton Middle School, after the older students delivered them in person earlier this month. PENNSBURY — It was a special, end of the year, chance for some Patton Middle School students to give back — to other,...

Unionville youth honored for charity work

Toocheck honored among top two in state; other Chesco students honorable mention Nikolas Toocheck, a fifth grade student at Hillendale Elementary School (seen following a running event in 2012) was honored with the Prudential Spirit of Community Award for his work to raise money to coats for needy children. Times File Photo. A fifth-grade student at Hillendale Elementary School in Pennsbury (Unionville-Chadds...