Caesar Rodney School District involved in Summer Food Service Program

CAMDEN The Caesar Rodney School District is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will […]

Delaware College Scholars program starts Wednesday

MIDDLETOWN — Delaware College Scholars recently announced the newest cohort of students slated to begin its program this week. Students hailing from Kent County include: Raven Gaeta, First State Military Academy Jada Hudson, Early College High School @ Delaware State University Danika Joseph, Milford High School Corina Kwok, Dover High School Carly LePore, Dover High […]

Manufactured Housing Scholarship Awards announced

DOVER — First State Manufactured Housing Association recently announced two recipients of the Manufactured Housing Scholarship Award for 2018-2019. The $2,000 award will be shared between the following two recipients. Raynee Bramble, a 2018 graduate from James H. Groves High School, will be attending Delaware Technical Community College in the fall majoring in paralegal. Throughout […]

First State Military Academy graduates first class

CLAYTON — Three years after opening its doors, First State Military Academy, a Marine Corps JROTC Charter School, graduated its first class of cadets Thursday. The class of 2018 started with 56 sophomores in fall 2015 and 41 cadets received their high school diploma in a ceremony on the Clayton campus. “This is a moving […]

Delaware National Guard partners with Youth ChalleNGe

NEW CASTLE — The Delaware National Guard, Delaware Department of Education, and the Capital Guardian Youth ChalleNGe Academy have joined to provide Delaware youth, ages 16-18, with opportunities for personal growth, self-improvement, and academic achievement. The National Guard’s Youth ChalleNGe program is for high school dropouts, those no longer attending, and those failing in high […]

Schrof named Delaware State Vice President for Finance

DOVER — Robert Schrof has joined Delaware State University as Vice President for Finance. He will be responsible for the full complement of financial accounting and management at the university, reporting directly to Acting President Wilma Mishoe. Mr. Schrof is a financial planning and analysis  leader with more than 25 years of experience in the […]

Caesar Rodney superintendent receives national recognition

CAMDEN — Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald, superintendent of the Caesar Rodney School District, has been named the 2018 Superintendent of the Year by the National Association of School Superintendents. Dr. Fitzgerald has been the Caesar Rodney School District’s superintendent since 2007, previously serving as a principal and assistant principal at Caesar Rodney High School. His experience […]

Early College High School to hold first graduation tonight

DOVER — For two minutes tonight, two and a half tops, special voices will be heard. To summon the true spirit of the first Early College High School graduating class in an alma mater ballad, Devin Mercer went right to the source. “In writing an alma mater, you really want to capture the spirit of […]

Wesley grads reminded to leave time for rock ’n’ roll

  DOVER — As Wesley College graduation commencement speaker, KISS front-man Paul Staney eschewed “smoke machines, lasers, electric guitars and makeup” for the occasion. He jokingly said it was due to a deal he made with college staff to behave. Instead, he shared some advice with the outgoing class of 2018. “Make the most of […]

Wilson, Lloyd and Moyer capture school board elections

  DOVER — With eight school board candidates going for four spots across three school districts in Kent County, it was Caesar Rodney that had the busiest school board election night on Tuesday. It turned out that P. Scott Wilson regained his seat on the Caesar Rodney School Board, edging out three challengers, while Kristi […]