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Rotary Fundraiser Supports Early Readers Library

A fundraiser hosted by the Rotary Club of Swarthmore supported an early-readers library for one of CCSA's kindergarten classrooms. CCSA Student Art Gallery The Hedgerow Theatre in Rose Valley welcomed local Rotarians and friends of CCSA to behold the work of our young artists from grades 3 through 11. Following a jam-packed reception, guests were

Milkweed Project with CCSA First Graders

As a follow-up to the visit last fall from Monarch Butterfly Conservationists, one CCSA volunteer helped to organize a hands-on science activity with our 1st Grade scholars – constructing milkweed greenhouses. Volunteers are an important and valued part of the CCSA community. Our students benefit from their wisdom and experience, their kindness, and their energy

White Horse Village Frames CCSA Student Artwork

Over the last two weeks, woodworkers from the White Horse Village Woodshop constructed handmade frames for twenty canvases from our young artists. Their amazing act of service shows to our schoolchildren that the talents they develop at CCSA are inspirational and their work greatly valued. Our hearts are full of gratitude for the time and

Young CCSA Scientists Host a Monarch Butterfly Launch

On September 15th, CCSA’s third graders had the opportunity to be butterfly conservationists for the day! Alan and Barbara Mennig, residents of White Horse Village and volunteers at the Tyler Arboretum, led an informative and interactive session for our budding scientists to learn about the characteristics, life cycle and conservation of the monarch butterfly.

First Day of School, 2017–18

On Tuesday, we welcomed 604 CCSA scholars to our new campus for the start of the academic year. In addition to welcoming our newest kindergarten class (class of 2030) we added 11th grade to our high school program. I continue to be amazed that just over 14 months ago this campus was an empty lot

Welcome to our new home for CCSA!

On August 25th, we cut a beautiful red ribbon across the threshold of our new campus of The Chester Charter School for the Arts. Over 300 of our dear friends and supporters attended the event. It was truly a glorious and inspirational day. Thank you if you were able to attend and celebrate this remarkable

Racing Towards the Finish Line!

CCSA's new building will open in September! School is out for the summer now, but the work at CCSA – and especially at our new campus – continues apace! If you haven't driven through the West End of Chester in recent months you may have missed that our new school campus is just weeks away
The Chester Fund for Education & the Arts supports Chester Charter Scholars Academy (CCSA), an arts-integrated, academically rigorous, non-profit public charter school in the Chester Upland School District.
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