CHESTER, Pa., Nov. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, more than 25 third-graders of Chester Community Charter School 's (CCCS) East B Campus performed, "The First Thanksgiving." The play was held at three different times, in the East B Campus cafeteria, to accommodate CCCS faculty, staff, students, parents, guardians and guests.
For the fifth year in a row, the entire third-grade Enrichment Class performed the play. "The children worked hard to learn their lines, and put on a great show," stated Lori Schwartz, Third Grade Enrichment Teacher, CCCS East B Campus. The show was used to showcase the students' presentation skills, class camaraderie, social skills, and teamwork, all while also allowing them to be part of a truly fun and creative experience.
The students wore costumes, created props and held signs to bring the play to life. "The First Thanksgiving" was a story about how two very different groups of people came together, on the first Thanksgiving, to share ideas and cultures.
About Chester Community Charter School
Chester Community Charter School(CCCS) 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 4200 students in 12 state-of-the-art buildings, spanning four campuses. It is now the largest brick-and-mortar charter school in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
In fact, when CCCS opened its first permanent structure in 2001, it was the first new school building constructed in Chester-Upland, since 1975. By comparison, the average age of a school building owned by the Chester-Upland School District is 64 years.
Through collaboration with the Gureghian Charitable Foundation, and CCCS's High School Search and Selection Program, more than $9.5 million in scholarships and financial assistance to prestigious private secondary schools have been awarded to 350 of the school's graduates, to date.
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SOURCE Chester Community Charter School