9/23 - 9/24. You and Me Is an exhibition of artworks by CCSA scholars-artists across grades K-9. The exhibit highlights a diversity of original work from our studio art program. A very special thank you to Dorothea and Ted Behr, Pat Cerritelli, Janet and Jim Murphy, Peggy and Pete Thompson, and the entire White Horse Village community for hosting our the exhibit.

For more photos of our scholar artists and their work click here.


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Thank you to volunteers, Paul Bergsteinsson, Joanne and Bill Hanna, David Heaton, and John Vaughan for giving CCSA's yellow room a fresh coat of paint just in time for Reading Beach Club. 


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Please support the Scholastic Book Fair at the Chester Charter School for the Arts. The proceeds from the sale will go toward purchasing books for classroom libraries.

On-Site Store from Tuesday, Sept. 22 - Thursday, Sept. 24

Online Store from Wednesday, Sept. 16 - Tuesday, Sept. 29

Click HERE to order online at the CCSA Scholastic Book Fair site


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AuthorAkosua Watts

Because of the generosity of CCSA champion Barbara Cobb, 100 CCSA scholars received brand new backpacks on the first day of school. 


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For the convenience of our families, Kramers Uniforms will set up a mobile store at CCSA's campus at 200 Commerce Drive for purchases. All items will be available for fitting on site. A 10% discount will be given for any cash purchases at the mobile store on the following dates:

  • Thursday, August 20 from 3:00 - 5:00pm
  • Friday, August 21 from 5:00 - 7:00pm
  • Tuesday, August 25 from 5:00 - 7:00pm
  • Thursday, August 27 from 5:00 - 7:00pm

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AuthorAkosua Watts

Our 2015-2016 CCSA Kindergarten and First Grade scholars will receive a brand new backpack thanks to the generosity of CCSA champion Barbara Cobb. The backpacks will be distributed at CCSA’s Ice Cream Social Principal Meet and Greet at CCSA on Friday, August 21 from 4:00 – 5:00p.m., where you can meet our new K-7 principal and pick up your new backpack. Please RSVP below!

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Today, thirty volunteers from Swarthmore College, Swarthmore Presbyterian Church, Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, Chester families, CCSA faculty, and staff painted school hallways and classrooms! Thank you to our wonderful volunteers who keep CCSA bright and cheerful!


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AuthorSteve Friedemann

On June 12, Principal Akosua Watts unleashed her inner artist and performed a parody of Frozen's "Let It Go."

Since November, Akosua had promised our CCSA scholars that if they read 50 million words by Thursday, June 11, she would do the following three things - dress up as a clown, perform "Let It Go" dressed as Princess Elsa, and participate in the ice bucket challenge at CCSA's first-ever Scholastic Reading Counts Assembly.

CCSA scholars met the challenge, reading 60,914,438 words. Here are PHOTOS and VIDEO from the assembly!


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AuthorAkosua Watts

On Wednesday, March 18, third, fourth, and fifth grade CCSA scholars enjoyed a beautiful performance by harpist, Jordan Thomas. Mr. Thomas played several classical pieces, told his own music story, and shared information about the history and design of the harp. The event was made possible by the Links Inc., Delaware Valley Pennsylvania Chapter.


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Introducing 2014-2015 student artists from Chester Charter School for the Arts (CCSA), an academically demanding, arts- enriched non-profit public school, supported by Congregation Ohev Shalom. CCSA students are thriving. We had the third highest year-to-year improvement among 800 schools in the five-county region. The art show will be exhibited through Monday, March 30.

View the Photo Album from the opening reception on Thursday, March 19

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