Coatesville, Pennsylvania: On June 14th, 2016 the Annual Hometown Heroes awards ceremony hosted by Bob Knecht, President of the Coatesville Community Education Foundation (CCEF) honored the Lifetime Achievement Award in Education recipients and other “Hometown Heroes” who have dedicated themselves to improving the quality of life for our children. The awards ceremony was held at the Coatesville Country Club. In the past CCEF has recognized the Honorable State Representative Harry Lewis, Art Partner’s Director Lindsay Brinton, CASD Bilingual Translator Milton Searles, CASD Teacher Deborah Pieri and Carl Smith CASD Teacher/Administrator and Track Coach. The Academic Team of the Coatesville Area High School was also recognized as an outstanding competitive academic team for 2016. Members of the Coatesville Community; including the CASD, East Fallowfield Phillies, Boy Scouts, the AFROTC, Raider Starz Cheerleaders were in attendance.
PECO’s Energizing Education was program sponsor for the event. A special energy education project created by the children at Regency Apartment’s After School Program and CCEF’s Art of Hope Project was recognized.
Proceed of the benefit went to the programs sponsored by the Coatesville Community Education Foundation.
Learn more about honorees at: https://www.facebook.com/CoatesvilleFoundation.org/
Thank you Bob Keares for your donation of Chromebooks to Coatesville’s “My Vision of Coatesville’s Energy Future Art Contest.”
Recent proposals for 20,000 square foot retail/residential building by Legend Properties and a 15,000 square foot office building funded by PennDOT has brought exciting prospects to under served and sometimes forgotten Coatesville. These two economic development proposals are supported and enhanced by the 40 gigabet broadband network that runs through downtown Coatesville. With these new developments Chester County is presented with a timely opportunity to take a bold step into the future of business and education technology. Coatesville Community Educational Foundation has created a plan that outlines a successful future for Coatesville and the region based on a community-based internet network. The purpose of this proposed network, the Keystone Connect Network of Coatesville, is to create a regional broadband network whose purpose is to increase educational opportunities and generate business growth. Read more: https://sites.google.com/site/coatesvillenetwork/
The Brandywine Valley Association has been leading reputable nature camps for the last 28 years at their Myrick Conservation Center located in West Chester.
This year they are piloting a similar nature camp in Coatesville!
They are now recruiting campers to receive FULL scholarships for
Saalbach Farm Summer Camp!
Hurry, spaces are limited!
WHAT: Fun outdoor adventures including stream exploration, wetland hikes, water games and nature crafts for those who like to get wet and dirty!
WHO: Students ages 5 – 12 living in the Coatesville Area School District
WHEN: Monday, July 1st – Wednesday, July 3rd, 2012 from 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
WHERE: BVA’s Saalbach Farm, 233 South Bonsall School Road, Coatesville, PA 19320
WHY: Summer is the best time to play outside and learn about the world around you!
HOW: This pilot has been fully subsidized through generous grants and donations from local businesses, organizations and individuals. Transportation will be provided to and from Scott Middle School for the July camp sessions or by parent drop off at Saalbach Farm located at 233 South Bonsall Road, Coatesville. Canoeing on the Brandywine is available for campers over 8 years of age. Campers under 8 will have stream activities at Saalbach. To register please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put Summer Camp in subject line. Thanks and have a great summer.
**CAMP WILL FILL QUICKLY SO PLEASE BE AWARE OF THE JUNE 24TH, 2013 REGISTRATION DEADLINE
Coatesville’s 21st Century Community Learning Center Afterschool Program was represented at the Afterschool for All Challenge on May 16 and 17 in Washington, D.C. The 9/10 Center’s Stepping Up program sent afterschool staff members, Carla Harvey, Vanessa Corbitt, Teacher, Christina Lee, and 10th grade student Lake Green as part of the Pennsylvania delegation traveling to Capitol Hill with the Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool Youth Development Network (PSAYDN). Lake Green, as a youth participant, spoke to government and agency officials about what afterschool means to her. Lake was selected by PSAYDN to represent not only the Stepping Up Program, but to be the Pennsylvania Youth representative for this exciting event.
The Coatesville Community Education Foundation will honor Lake Green for her participation in the Afterschool for All Challenge as a youth advocate at their first annual luncheon, June 13th. Recognition Awards will also be presented to Jessica Pitner and Brian Toth for their dedication and extraordinary service as the 21st CCLC Site Managers for the North Brandywine Middle School and Regency Park Community Center Afterschool Programs. The Foundation will also honor Nelson Negron, a 7th grade student at North Brandywine, for his participation as a National Youth Voice representative at the Promising Practices Conference as well as Student Mentor and Volunteer with the Regency Afterschool Program. The luncheon will be held at the Coatesville Country Club on June 13th, 2011 at 12:30 PM.
The Scott After School Robotics Program was highlighted on the howtosmile.org website. The Robotics program, which is in its second year, provides an opportunity for Scott Middle School students to work collaboratively building a complicated self-propelled and radio controlled robot from a kit. For more information go to: http://howtosmile.org/blog/posts/school-psychologist-also-roboteer-mentor.