CR class of 1979 plans 40th reunion

The Caesar Rodney High School Class of 1979 will hold several activities for their 40th Reunion during the weekend of CRHS’s Homecoming. Beginning on Friday, Oct. 11, classmates are invited to walk beside or ride on the class float (meeting at 5:30 p.m). The class will also sit together to watch the CRHS Homecoming Game […]

DelTech holds STEM Educator Energy Institute

DOVER — Faculty from Delaware Technical Community College’s energy department, working with the Center for Renewable Energy Advanced Technological Education (CREATE) and the National Science Foundation, hosted a STEM Educator Energy Institute for 17 middle school and high school teachers from across Delaware. The goal of the professional development institute, held Aug. 6-8 on the […]

DSU to hold ninth annual President’s Prayer Breakfast Sept. 20

DOVER — Delaware State University will hold its ninth annual President’s Prayer Breakfast under the theme of “Being Hopeful, Grateful and Purposeful,” which will begin at 7 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20 in the second floor parlors of the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center on campus. It will be the final Prayer Breakfast hosted by […]

IRSD rescinds moratorium on school choice applications

GEORGETOWN — Upon further review. Indian River School District’s board of education at its August meeting did an about-face on school choice, rescinding a moratorium imposed in July on applications for schools at 85 percent capacity or higher before approving recommended applications previously rejected. “Having had the time since that (July) meeting to think about […]

DSU President Mishoe retiring at the end of 2019

DOVER — Delaware State University President Wilma Mishoe plans to retire at the end of the year. “If time had permitted, it would certainly have been my preference to speak to each of you individually to share my good news,” she said in a YouTube video posted Wednesday. Upon first informing students of her upcoming […]

Indian River board OKs reproductive health care at wellness centers

GEORGETOWN — With funding for its two high school wellness centers in jeopardy, Indian River School District will soon be incorporating contraceptive services and reproductive health care in its overall comprehensive health plan. Following a presentation by Dr. Bobby Gulab, senior vice president/chief medical officer for the Beebe Medical Group, Indian River’s board of education, […]

Sussex Tech seeks support for building new school

GEORGETOWN — Sussex Technical School District is seeking Delaware Department of Education’s approval and legislative support in its plans for a new high school in its vocational/technical educational renaissance. “We want to provide an academic environment that is conducive to technology education,” said Sussex Tech Superintendent Stephen Guthrie. The school district last week unveiled plans […]

Delaware school bus drivers needed statewide

DOVER — They’re a nearly inescapable sight on the state’s roadways for most of the year — the big yellow buses taking kids to and from school (and sometimes making you late for work). But many people are unaware just how much the state struggles to find people to drive those buses. “We always need […]

Back to school: Academy of Dover opens for first day of classes

DOVER — She already knew her way around school. Alayjah Wanzer had some uncertainty on the first day back, though. “It’s really fun to see your new schedule for the first time and meet the new students,” the Academy of Dover fifth-grader said Thursday morning. “The best part is when you get the teachers you […]

Commentary: Back-to-school tips to keep everyone safe

With the start of the school year quickly approaching, we must increase our attention on the roadways. Mornings and afternoons in Georgetown and across Delaware will find streets busier with both vehicle and pedestrian traffic. It’s important for drivers to be aware of our student walkers and to be vigilant when traveling the roadways. It’s […]