Laurel school board election: Erskine, Pugh challenging Nichols for at-large seat

Voters head to the polls — or mail in their absentee ballots ahead of — July 21 for this year’s school board election. Downstate, there are seven contested elections. Learn a little bit more about the candidates below and check back for more districts this week. To cast a ballot, voters must return an absentee […]

Goldman, Pryor vie for Indian River school board seat

Voters head to the polls — or mail in their absentee ballots ahead of — July 21 for this year’s school board election. Downstate, there are seven contested elections. Learn a little bit more about the candidates below and check back for more districts this week. To cast a ballot absentee, voters must return an […]

Denman, Puchalsky compete for CR at-large seat

Voters head to the polls — or mail in their absentee ballots by — July 21 for this year’s school board election. Downstate, there are seven contested elections. Learn a little bit more about the candidates below and check back for more districts this week. To cast a ballot, voters must return an absentee affidavit […]

Goldey-Beacom joins online course sharing consortium

WILMINGTON _— Goldey-Beacom College, a member of the Counsel of Independent Colleges Consortium since 2015, has signed an agreement with the CIC’s Online Course Sharing Consortium to offer additional courses to students. The CIC OCSC provides access to technology that facilitates online course sharing among CIC members that have similar curricular goals and concerns for […]

Health and Wellness group completes draft recommendations for opening schools amidst COVID-19

Draft recommendations concerning mask wearing, desk spacing and extracurriculars in schools have been crafted for eventual development of a Delaware’s Reopening Schools Guidance later this month. The Health and Wellness working group completed its month of meetings Tuesday after a final discussion on its draft recommendations. The recommendations for the group address three potential scenarios […]

Christiana Conservancy awards Greenwood student

WILMINGTON — On June 9, the Christina Conservancy presented Cole C. Palmer from Greenwood, with the 2020 Edward W. Cooch, Jr. Environmental Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded annually thanks to a fund established to honor one of the Conservancy’s founders, Edward W. Cooch, Jr. Mr. Palmer will be attending Delaware State University in the fall […]

Sussex Academy names scholarship recipients

GEORGETOWN — Each year, the Sussex Academy Foundation awards a $1,200 leadership scholarship to a male and female Sussex Academy senior. The scholarships are awarded to students who have demonstrated initiative and leadership. The 2020 female recipient is Allison Dayton of Seaford for her efforts to fundraise and help to expand the Sussex Academy Theatre […]

Wilmington University to hold fall semester online

Wilmington University’s fall semester will be online, university leadership announced Tuesday in the latest of the higher education updates to come in response to coronavirus.  “We know you are thriving in the online environment and have been offered the outstanding services you deserve,” President LaVerne T. Harmon said in a prepared statement. “Our exceptional faculty, […]

Capital school board appoints interim superintendent

DOVER — Sylvia Henderson will assume the title of interim superintendent for Capital School District, the board decided Monday. The board voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Henderson to fill the role, following the resignation of Superintendent Dan Shelton. Dr. Shelton announced he’d be leaving the district earlier this month to pursue the same job in […]

Sussex Tech superintendent resigns, board names acting successor

GEORGETOWN — Dr. Kevin Carson has been tapped as acting superintendent of Sussex Tech, following the resignation of Superintendent Stephen Guthrie. Dr. Carson will step into the role Aug. 1. “Dr. Carson’s experience and background have positioned him well to help lead Sussex Tech as we move forward,” Board of Education President Warren Reid said […]

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