Rabid GOP now feeding on their own

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times @mikemcgannpa If they held a local competition for “off the rails” in politics, Chester County Republican Chair Gordon Eck would win by a landslide.  His — I won’t dignify it by calling it an Op/Ed — recently published screed attacking a fellow Republican and local Board of Education president over the fake issue of Critical Race Theory (CRT) in our county’s...

Chesco school districts poised to resume in-person classes

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times @mikemcgannpa Some Chester County school districts moved this week to bring students and teachers back into county classrooms as early as October — with one school district formally approving a plan this week to reopen school buildings next month. Meanwhile, school districts around the county approved a return to interscholastic sports practices this week and games...

WCASD to host free internet safety forums

Area elementary parents are invited; babysitting available on site during sessions The West Chester Area School District (WCASD) will host two“Safety in the Digital Age for Elementary Parents”  information sessions that are free and open to the public. The first session is this Thursday. Does your child know how to work responsibly on a computer with other students on projects? What are some...

West Chester students celebrate ‘Pi’ day

Students from Pierce Middle School get into the spirit of “Pi Day” — 3.1415, Friday. WEST CHESTER — Students in the West Chester Area School District (WCASD) spent Friday celebrating Pi – not the kind you consume, rather, the kind you compute. Pi is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter, and is always the same number (commonly approximated as 3.14159) regardless...

Unionville named top school district in Pa.

Eight Chester County schools listed in top 50, T/E ranked 5th in state By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Unionville-Chadds Ford was named the state’s top school district for 2014 by the Pittsburgh Business Times, one of eight Chester County schools recognized in the state’s top 50. At least by one third-party measure, the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District is the top district in the...