Caesar Rodney High JROTC breaks community service records

CAMDEN – Community service is top of mind when it comes to the JROTC cadets at Caesar Rodney High School, said Col. Mitch Berger. “People always appreciate it. They can’t get enough of seeing the kids, and they’re proud of the kids,” he said. “Many of them are veterans, and so they like seeing young […]

CR, Dover seniors help bring sounds to First Friday

DOVER — Wesley Melvin and Grady O’Connor, a couple of high school senior musicians, have been “bringing saxy back” when it comes to shopping in downtown Dover. Mr. Melvin and Mr. O’Connor have been providing the soulful sounds of their saxophones to Dover’s First Friday events over the last few months and often perform right […]

Best Bets: ‘Cinderella’ enchants at Caesar Rodney High

The curtain will literally be closing for Caesar Rodney High School senior Ellie Blaier next week as she stars as the title character in the school’s telling of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Cinderella.” The show will mark the fourth year in a row that she has had the female lead in a Caesar Rodney […]

CR student found with firearm on school property

CAMDEN — A 15-year-old male was arrested after being found with an unloaded gun at Caesar Rodney High Tuesday morning, authorities said. Dakarae Piazza, of Magnolia, told school administrators he had a firearm when contacted for an unrelated school policy violation around 10:10 a.m., Delaware State Police said. The weapon was located in his backpack […]

‘Anchor’ suicide prevention at work in school wellness centers

DOVER — When Christina Eilers began the Anchor Project at Caesar Rodney High School, she wanted to get mental health resources into the hands of as many students as possible. “The goal was to not only have a card to give to people as a resource, but in a high school, have another avenue for […]

Caesar Rodney senior penning historical play

CAMDEN — It’s not every day that one brings history to life. But in the spring, when Caesar Rodney High School senior Audree Wells’ production goes up at First State Heritage Park, she’ll be doing just that. “I’m excited to see people that I’ve written about,” Audree said last week at the high school. “It’s […]

‘Charlotte’s Web’ spins tale at Caesar Rodney High

CAMDEN — The classic children’s tale “Charlotte’s Web” takes the stage this weekend courtesy of The Caesar Rodney High School Stage Crew and Thespians. “We’ve never done this show before and I’d been wanting to do it for a long time but just hadn’t come across the right script,” said director John Muller. “But when […]

Letter to the Editor: Robinson fine choice for name of new school

I have been fortunate to have wonderful people who had positively impacted my life. One of those individuals whom I admire and forever be grateful is Dave Robinson. When I read about the wonderful news (of a new school named after him), I was elated. Dr. Robinson was my principal and mentor. During my teaching […]

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 […]

Area Girl Scout shares STEM story with Congress

DOVER — Last month, the nation celebrated a monumental anniversary — the first lunar landing. At a congressional briefing celebrating the anniversary, “Ready for Take Off,” led by the Girl Scouts of the USA, Caesar Rodney rising junior Sydne Jenkins had the opportunity to speak. At the briefing, Sydne was the only Girl Scout to […]