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Brandywine River Museum

On Friday, January 4th, TCS took a trip to the Brandywine River Art Museum and Nature Center. Our adventure began on the bus ride with students competing to see who could find the divide between the Brandywine Creek and Chester Creek watersheds! Each group had a guide...

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TCS Shakespeare Festival

On December 20th, TCS students performed Shakespeare’s classic comedy, “A Midsummer Night's Dream” to a packed house! Our Shakespeare Festival is a TCS tradition. Each year students perform one of Shakespeare’s masterpieces. The students and staff have one week to...

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TCS Bowling Night!

On Saturday, December 1st, several TCS families and staff had fun bowling at Round 1 Bowling in Exton. We had three lanes for us, and everyone had a great time.  After bowling several games everyone relaxed and had pizza, and enjoyed lots of conversation. Before...

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TCS Honor Roll and Citizenship Certificates

Seventeen TCS students earned Honor Roll status for the first marking period.  Five of them actually earned all A’s on their report cards! The remaining twelve earned all A’s and B’s.  TCS students learn to build confidence while achieving academic success. In...

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Thanksgiving Feast

We had our yearly Thanksgiving Feast on November 20th. We started the day with our normal classes, and then combined our two lunch periods for one big feast! Before eating, however, students wrote on their placemats what they were thankful for this year. Everyone was...

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TCS Food Drive

TCS GIVES BACK! We are vested in volunteering and helping others within our local community. The students and staff have started a food drive that will benefit the West Chester Food Cupboard. All donations no matter the size are welcome! Please consider joining us in...

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Halloween Parties

This year we had not just our one party, but two! The Saturday before Halloween, the PTO sponsored a family Halloween party at TCS. Games, food, and fun were the highlights of the evening. Fun activities, such as mummy wrapping, delighted everyone. Pumpkin painting...

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Trip to Thornbury Farm

Our trip to Randell Spackman’s farm was enjoyed by all.  The students toured the farm; learned about the history of the land (site of the Battle of the Brandywine – the house and barn were damaged by cannon balls!); and saw the numerous rescued farm animals.  They...

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Portescap Lends a Hand to TCS

Portescap, located on Westtown Road in West Chester, spent September 21st rebuilding our Nature Area catwalk.  The company, which makes miniature motors for use in medical and industrial uses, repainted our All-Purpose Room last year.  This year, approximately fifteen...

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Pathway to Vitality

The Concept School took part in a professionally-facilitated strategic planning process during the 2017-2018 school year. Sophia’s parents participated in our weekend long conference that provided much input from our stakeholders. The results of that process are part...

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The Concept School is a good fit for Michael

Michael has been at TCS for a year and tells visitors that the school is a good fit for him by reducing the pressures he felt at his district’s school. Michael is a junior volunteer fire fighter and is learning to become an EMT. He lives in...

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Students learn to connect with each other at TCS

Kit and Nate share a fun moment together. Students learn to connect with each other, despite coming from all over the Delaware Valley. Nate is using his Chromebook, which all students are issued as part of their enrollment at The Concept...

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