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Teacher in Workplace Grant Opportunity

The Delaware County Workforce Development (DCWDB) in partnership with the CUSD presents a grant opportunity for  “Teacher in the Workplace”, a paid opportunity for teachers and administrators, immersing them into a workplace environment for one week during the summer.

Draft of the District’s Special Education Plan

We're posting the Draft of the District’s Special Education Plan (to be submitted as part of the Comprehensive Plan required of all school districts to be operational by November, 2018).

Public Discussion of Internet Safety Policies in April Internet Safety

The April 19th Receivers Meeting will feature a presentation and public discussion of the district's internet safety policies. All are invited to attend and share comments and questions.

Chester High Basketball Coding Team Featured in Inquirer Article! CHS Basketball Team at the Coding Club

CHS basketball players are also the CUSD Coding Club! Check out the full story online at this link!

Comcast Cares Day 2018 Comcast Cares 2018 Icon

Comcast Cares Day 2018 is on Saturday, April 21! Join us for a day of volunteerism at Chester High School!

Parent Session: Inclusive Practices DCIU Logo

Attend a DCIU Professional Development Parent Education session, with presenter Laurie Newsome. Click on the icon for more details.

Art on Avenue of the States Art on Avenue of the States Icon

We've got some photos from the Art on the Avenue of the Stats Gallery's opening reception on Friday, March 16th. The work will continue to be displayed until April 6th on Tuesdays-Saturdays from 11 A.M. to 3 P.M.

CHS Afterschool Activities After School Activities banner

Chester High School is recruiting students for its afterschool activities. The afterschool program offers robust, engaging activities to support students in the areas of academics, technology, college/career planning, and the arts. Click here to see the flyer!

Post-Secondary Services and Supports for Students with Special Needs DCIU Logo

Parents of children with special needs who are 14 and older are encouraged to attend! Students are welcome too!

Elementary Math Survey for Parents Parent Math Surveys

Parents of elementary students: we're currently reviewing our K-6 Math Program and would love to have your input! Please click this link to complete the Parent Math Survey online.

DCIU Presents:ADHD in Adolescents DCIU Logo

DCIU is pleased to bring you Trish Seifert, Professional Development Specialist, presenting a session for parents on ADHD in adolescents.

Public Discussion of Internet Safety Policies Internet Safety

The February 15th Receivers Meeting will feature a presentation and public discussion of the district's internet safety policies. All are invited to attend and share comments and questions.

Toby Farms Amazing Performance at Lego Robotics Competition! Toby Farms Robotics Team

Though they're a brand new arrival on the robotics competition circuit, Toby Farms' Cyber Panthers placed second in the Lego Robotics competition, and are going on to regional competition! Read all about it here! 

CUSD Fall Family Summit Icon of parents and children for Family Summit

CUSD's Fall Family Summit is Saturday, December 16th! Are you coming?

FabLab Coming to CHS! Carnegie Science Center's Mobile FabLab

Carnegie Science Center’s Mobile Fab Lab is coming to Chester HS, bringing an in-depth digital fabrication experience for our special education students!

Orange and Black Goes Pink: A Message From the Superintendent Dr. Baughn's Orange & Black Goes Pink Address

Dr. Baughn has a message for the Chester Upland community about breast cancer, in honor of "Orange & Black Goes Pink Day"

Orange & Black Goes Pink Day Orange and Black Goes Pink

On Friday Oct. 27, Chester Upland School District and the City of Chester are partnering with the Susan G. Komen organization to provide the District, from students to faculty and staff, and the city with education on breast cancer awareness.

Free Eye Care & Eyeglasses! Give Kids Sight Day logo

Find out more about how you can get free eye care & eyeglasses for children age 17 and under!

The Road to College Athletics College Readiness for Athletes

How are parents and athletes getting educated on the college athletic and academic process? This is currently one of the biggest gaps in our athletic system today. What do student-athletes really need to know? Attend a session at STEM to find out more!

Attendance Matters: Tips for Parents Attendance Works Logo

Showing up for school has a huge impact on a student’s academic success starting in kindergarten and continuing through high school. We've got resources and reminders for students in every grade.


Comcast Cares Day at STEM Photo Gallery Comcast Cares Day Volunteers

Comcast Cares Day was Saturday, April 22nd at STEM HS at Showalter. Community volunteers came out to offer their time and effort to beautify our school, to amazing results. And we've got a photo gallery to show off their hard work!


Thank you to everyone who helps us show off our C-Pride!

CUSD Returns to the High School Sports Show WNTP Sports Radio Logo

CUSD is back on the High School Sports Show! Click here to find out more about this appearance, discussing college, scholarship opportunities, and more! We've even got the complete broadcast available for you to stream!

Graduation 2017 Information Motorboard & Diploma

To help parents and students, we're collecting information here about the 2017 Commencement/Graduation Ceremony as your one-stop-shop for information.

Don't Wait, Vaccinate! Don't Wait Vaccinate

The Department of Health is changing school immunization regulations beginning in August 2017. A child must have required vaccines or risk exclusion from school. We have full flyers (in English and Español) with the details.

Family Fun Night for English Language Learners ELL Family Fun

Come out to the Family Fun Night for English Language Learners on June 1st, 2017, at STEM Academy. Click here to find out more, and view the flyer.

Board Policies for Public Review Board Policy Book

CUSD is putting a number of Board Policies up for first read at the August 30, 2017 Board Meeting on their way to adoption. Hard Copies of the proposed policies are available in the main office of every school. Click this link to access the policies electronically.

CUSD at DelCo Suicide Prevention 5K CHS Suicide Prevention 5k Students

Chester HS students participated in the 12th annual Delaware County Suicide Prevention 5K at Ridley Creek State Park, with sponsorship from CUSD. Click to find out more!

School Improvement Plans for Public Review School Improvement Plan Logo

In accordance with Pennsylvania Dept of Education policy, we're providing drafts of our School Improvement Plan documents for public review.

Gates Scholarship Availability for Class of 2018 Gates Scholarship Logo

Applications are now being accepted for the Gates Scholarship, a highly selective, full scholarship for distinguished high school seniors, starting with the Class of 2018! Click on this article to find out about the requirements and the application process.

STEM at FIRST Robotics Competition STEM Students at FIRST Robotics

Have you heard about how well STEM students performed at the FIRST Robotics competitions? Want to read all about and see photos from our gallery? Click to find out more!

2017-2018 Calendar Posted Calendar icon

The district calendar for 2017-2018 is approved and now posted!

New CRO Appointed for District

Please join us in welcoming our new Chief Recovery Officer, Dr. Michael Pladus!

CHS Schedule Reconciliation Days

Questions or concerns about your 2017-2018 schedule? Stop by CHS on August 8th & 23rd from 8am - 2pm to discuss your schedule with a School/Guidance Counselor!

Letter to Incoming 9th Grade Students Class of 2021 Logo

Incoming 9th grade students, welcome to Chester High School! Please download a letter from Marchelle Foreman, Assistant Principal of the 9th Grade Academy.

Toby Farms at the State 24-Math Championship! 24-Math Board

For the second year in a row, Toby Farms will represent the Chester-Upland School District at the Pennsylvania State 24-Math Championship in the Capital building, Harrisburg. Click here to find out more!