Chester County School Board met in regular session on Thursday, June 18. Board members reviewed the testing policy at Chester County High School and Chester County Junior High School, and they discussed the proposal of opting out of midterm and end-of-course testing.
It's hot in Deanburg! Hello to all this week. Hope it will be a good week. Independence Day is next week on Saturday. I hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday remembering why we celebrate this historic day.
It is the time of year when the heat is on to enjoy the sun, surf and turf. So many are taking their much needed, wanted or deserved vacations, children are out of school for the summer, the pools have been uncovered and filled, grills are fired up for hours of outdoor cooking and the sun and/or water worshippers are headed to the beach in droves.
While driving down an off-the-beaten path in a rural area, the driver ahead of me swirled, then, stopped immediately in front of my car. After hitting the brakes to avoid a rear-end accident, I realized it was my fault. I should have read her bumper sticker which stated: "I brake for butterflies."
Regina Wyatt has been named the 2015 Tennessee Post-Secondary SkillsUSA Advisor of the Year. Wyatt was selected from a broad field of candidates representing post-secondary SkillsUSA Chapters across the state including 27 Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology.
Bethel University held its Spring 2015 Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 9 in the Rosemary and Harry Crisp II Arena located in the Vera Low Center for Student Enrichment on the school's McKenzie campus.
Dr. Caleb Kersey, assistant professor of biology at Freed-Hardeman University, and Darren Heintzman, a junior biology major from Sistersville, W.Va,, attended a meeting of the American Society of Microbiology May 30-June 2 in New Orleans.
Congratulations to local students on the Dean's List at Jackson State Community College. On the Dean's List from Chester County are: From Beech Bluff: Tyler McCaskill, Ethan K. Ross and Jacob W. Williams;