Exceptional Candidates for WCASD Director

from Better Direction for WCASD, 10/20/15 I am emailing you today to ask you to vote for Kate Shaw and Sue Tiernan for WCASD School Director for Region 1 on Tuesday, November 3rd. I am voting for Kate and Sue because they have proven that they serve the best interests of our school district and community. Can they […]

WCASD REGION 1 CANDIDATES Kate Shaw & Sue Tiernan

Kate & Sue have spent their entire careers in education. They are exceptionally well-qualified to serve the West Chester Area School District. Many of you have generously given to Kate & Sue’s campaign fund and they are very grateful to you. The fact that many people outside of Region 1 have contributed is a testament […]

Pre-K, schools concerned over state budget impasse

By Candice Monhollan, Daily Local News, 8/29/15 UPPER PROVIDENCE >> Almost two months into the state budget impasse, with no end currently in sight, schools and Pre-K classrooms are getting ready to welcome students to the 2015-16 year. Unfortunately, that welcome comes with a strained smile as the impasse threatens many programs and puts a […]

Vice Chairman’s Take on Vietnam 50 Years Ago Today

Fifty years ago today, I shipped from Jacksonville aboard the USS Boxer with others from the 1st Air Cavalry Division, bound for Vietnam via the Suez Canal. We were the first full division sent to the war. Please hold off on what has become the obligatory “thank you for your service” comment. As I look […]

WC board made the right call on tax hike

editorial, Daily Local News, 4/29/15 The West Chester Area School District School Board voted to approve its 2015-2016 budget that includes a tax increase of 1.9 percent. Now before anyone starts to yell or scream it should be noted that the average dollar amount increase is about the price of any couple having a nice […]