Upper Darby School District

The Upper Darby School District wants to build a new $65 million middle school, but that plan is getting pushback from district residents.
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Justin Udo
June 25, 2019 - 9:49 pm
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Upper Darby School District wants to build a new $65 million middle school, but that plan is getting pushback from district residents. There were just a few residents who came out to Tuesday's information meeting about the school, but they made sure their...
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Clifton Heights Athletic Field
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Mike DeNardo
May 07, 2019 - 1:39 pm
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Upper Darby School Board made a move on Monday night toward building a new $60 million middle school on the site of the Clifton Heights Athletic Field. The Upper Darby School District owns the land and has been leasing the fields on North Springfield Road to...
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Brian Smart
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Kim Glovas
May 06, 2019 - 3:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An athletic trainer from Upper Darby High School died during the Broad Street Run on Sunday. The school district released a statement saying 25-year-old Brian Smart of Hatboro suffered a heart attack during the race and died. More information will be released as the...
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Clifton Heights Athletic Field
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Tim Jimenez
April 10, 2019 - 7:01 am
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Upper Darby School District voted Tuesday night to authorize a study on whether or not to build a new middle school on popular athletic fields in Clifton Heights. Clifton Heights residents have been pushing back at the idea of building the school at the site...
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Dreamstime
Mike DeNardo
December 05, 2018 - 12:52 pm
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Members of the Upper Darby Education Association made their feelings known to the school board Tuesday night, one day after the union overwhelmingly rejected a tentative contract agreement. Salaries are at issue, and union leaders say too many Upper Darby teachers...
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From left: Upper Darby School Superintendent Daniel Nerelli, Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood and Assistant School Superintendent Dan McGarry at a press conference.
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Paul Kurtz
September 06, 2018 - 2:39 pm
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Upper Darby police have arrested a teenager for allegedly making threats against Upper Darby High School. Police quietly opened an investigation in late June after being told that someone posted this message on Instagram: "On September 7 I will shoot up Upper...
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You Matter
Upper Darby School District
Mike DeNardo
August 19, 2018 - 12:30 am
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — When students at Upper Darby's Garrettford Elementary School head back to class next week, they'll find inspiration in an unlikely place. On the walls at Garrettford Elementary, there are new uplifting messages like "You Matter" and "You are beautiful. You are...
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