Chester County students return during pandemic

Madeline McPeake gets off the bus for her orientation day at East Chester Elementary.

Chester County Schools returned to school this week after being out for nearly five months due to the Coronavirus. With the pandemic still active, 353 Chester County students chose to do the virtual school option (26 at West Chester Elementary, 16 at Jacks Creek Elementary, 47 at East Chester Elementary, 63 at Chester County Middle School, 97 at Chester County Junior High and 104 at Chester County High School).

Khayton Parker walks into CCJHS after being welcomed by teachers and cheerleaders. Photos By Kendall Patterson
Chester County Junior High eighth grade science teacher Colette Carrabba and cheerleaders Taylor Morris, Bella Lamb and Allie Rich welcomed the sixth graders to their new school.
Siblings Ella, Luke and Emma Noles walk into Chester County High School for the first full school day.