The votes have been counted and we want to thank all of you who supported and participated in this year’s Primary Election to elect the Better Direction for West Chester school board candidates:
Sue Tiernan and Kate Shaw, Region 1 – Won the Democratic Primary Election and will advance to the General Election
Samantha Bloom and Matt Morley, Region 2 – Won the Democratic Primary Election and will advance to the General Election.
Gary Bevilacqua, Region 3 - Won both the Republican and Democratic Primary Elections and will advance to the General Election unopposed.
We want to thank our candidates for their willingness to serve the students and residents of West Chester Area School District. Tiernan, Shaw, Bloom, Morley and Bevilacqua look forward to your vote on November 3, 2015 in the General Election and your continued support for their candidacy. The candidates hope to see you this summer at a community event or when they come to visit at your door.
If you would like to donate to the campaign, host a neighborhood meet and greet, have a suggestion or to just say hi, please do so here.
And lastly we want to again thank you so much for joining our campaign.
De•cid•ing adj. - Determining or able to determine an outcome
On Tuesday, May 19, 2015, to the polling places will go civic-minded West Chester Area School District residents. It is an off-year election, mostly consisting of county and township level contests - row officers, judges, supervisors and school board.
Although it is an off-year election, know that Primary Election Day, Tuesday, May 19, 2015, directly impacts your quality of life. These races are about your county, school district and township taxes, your property value, the environment, and the strength of your community.
Every school board election brings change to a school district. The Better Direction candidates want to continue to build upon our districts’ successes. West Chester ranks in the top 1% of school districts in Pennsylvania according to PA School Performance Profile and has been named to the Annual AP District Honor Roll by the College Board five years running. All three high schools are ranked in the top 100 high schools in PA and the top 500 high schools nationwide. WCASD maintains the lowest school property millage rate in the county. Voting on May 19, 2015 for the Better Direction for West Chester school board candidates is a powerful way to support student success and strengthen our community and property values.
Voting is your chance to stand up for the issues you believe in; do not skip it,
DECIDE and VOTE
Region 1: Kate Shaw and Sue Tiernan
Region 2: Samantha Bloom and Matt Morley
Region 3: Gary J. Bevilacqua
BEST PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS IN PA - 2014
INCUMBENT SCHOOL BOARD DIRECTORS SUE TIERNAN AND GARY BEVILACQUA ARE PROVEN LEADERS WHO WILL KEEP OUR DISTRICT DYNAMIC AND OUR PROPERTY VALUES STRONG!
★Rustin, Henderson and East High Schools all ranked in the top 100 high schools in PA by Best Public High Schools which ranks 14,431 high schools based on dozens of key statistics.
★WCASD ranked 5th out of 500 school districts on overall scores of the PA School Performance Profile.
★WCASD was named to the College Board's 5th Annual AP District Honor Roll for significant gains in students taking and passing Advanced Placement Exams. WCASD is one of two districts in Chester County, one of 38 in PA and one of 547 school districts in the U.S. and Canada to earn this honor! WCASD has received this honor every year since inception.