SOURCE: Chester Community Charter School

Millennium 3 Management

December 11, 2014 16:17 ET

Chester Community Charter School To Debut First-Ever Holiday Concert Series

More Than 300 Students of Pennsylvania's Largest K-8 Charter School to Showcase Seasonal Music and Art Performances

CHESTER, PA--(Marketwired - December 11, 2014) -

TO:
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WHAT:
On Monday, December 15, more than 300 students, parents and community supporters of Chester Community Charter School (CCCS), Pennsylvania's largest K-8 charter school, are expected to attend, on the school's West Campus, its first-ever Holiday Concert. Students will host an art exhibition, and showcase holiday-themed dance and musical performances by the school's newly formed choirs, bands and dance troupes.

CCCS' Holiday Concert series will take place over a four-day period, on East, West and Upland campuses.

Kindergarten-through-second graders will also perform Monday, December 15, on the school's East campus; students in grades third-through-fifth will host their programs on Wednesday, December 17; and nighttime concerts, which include student performances from all three campuses, will wake place on CCCS' East and West campuses, on December 17 and December 18, respectively.

This year, CCCS introduced new creative arts courses that include drawing, music theory, vocal technique, filmmaking, and music production, among others. Many of these programs are funded through grants awarded by 21st Century Community Learning Centers and the Barbara Berry Foundation.

WHO:

  • Dr. David Clark, CEO, Chester Community Charter School
  • Carvin Haggins, president, The Recording Academy (Philadelphia Chapter), Grammy-nominated producer
  • More than 300 students, faculty and staff of Chester Community Charter School - East Campus

WHEN:
Monday, December 15, 2014
1:00pm - 2:00pm

WHERE:
Chester Community Charter School - West Campus
Gymnasium
2730 Bethel Road
Chester, PA 19013

About Chester Community Charter School

Chester Community Charter School opened its doors on September 9, 1998, serving 97 students from its modest, four, meeting rooms, in the lobby of the Howard Johnson Hotel, in Chester, PA. Since that time, the school has steadily grown to include more than 3,000 students in 11 state-of-the-art-buildings, spanning three campuses. Through collaboration with the Gureghian Charitable Foundation, and CCCS' High School Search and Selection Program, more than $9.5 million in scholarships and financial assistance to prestigious private secondary schools has been awarded to 225 of the school's graduates, since 2009. http://chestercommunitycharter.org

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