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Starkweather Elementary Students Donate Books to Children’s Hospital

During Starkweather Elementary’s annual book fair, the school coordinated a special side project that benefitted patients at a local children’s hospital. When purchasing books for themselves, students had the opportunity to purchase a book for a patient at the A.I. duPont Hospital for Children. Many students participated in the donation drive, generously giving up their […]

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West Chester district recognized by American Heart Association

Students in the West Chester Area School District have been jumping rope, playing volleyball and having school-wide basketball tournaments, all in the name of raising money to support the American Heart Association. Since starting the fundraising efforts across the district, West Chester has donated thousands of dollars each year to the nonprofit organization.   Read […]

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WCU students coordinate Literacy Fair for WCASD preschoolers

West Chester University (WCU) students and professors recently joined forces with the West Chester Area School District’s Preschool Parents Group to coordinate a Literacy Fair for local families. Held at Starkweather Elementary School, WCU students majoring in elementary education led dozens of activity stations for preschool-aged children.   Read More in The Daily Local News

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West Chester Area School District Announces National Merit Semifinalist, Commended Students

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation recently named 11 students from the West Chester Area School District (WCASD) National Merit Semifinalists for the 2015-16 school year. The nationwide pool of Semifinalists, which represent less than 1 percent of high school seniors, scored the highest on the 2014 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) in each […]

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