Collins named Caesar Rodney School District’s Teacher of the Year

CAMDEN — Sabra Collins, a physical education teacher at Caesar Rodney High School, is Caesar Rodney School District’s 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year. “Sabra truly exemplifies the reason why Caesar Rodney is such a special place for our students. She has proven herself to be inventive and innovative in preparing the type of lessons that […]

Letter to the Editor: Support for Denman

On May 14, 2019, Delaware voters will have the important task of electing their district school board members. CR school district voters will have the opportunity to elect Dr Joyce Denman, a recently retired special education teacher and director of special education. Dr Denman displays a strong and balanced understanding of the current challenges and […]

Eight school board candidates vie for Kent seats

Editor’s Note: Questionnaires for Sussex County school board candidates will appear in Saturday’s Delaware State News. DOVER — Even though this school year might be winding down, there are several candidates interested in helping lead school districts throughout Kent County in the future with positions on board of educations up for grabs. School board voting […]

Letter to the Editor: Denman for Caesar Rodney school board

My family relocated to Dover in 1990 from Newark, N.J. Living in Newark (N.J), I has spent the beginning of my school years attending a private Catholic school, St. Columbus. It wasn’t until moving to Dover, in the fifth grade, I attended my first public school, William Henry Middle School. My second year at William […]

‘The Sound of Music’ rings out at Caesar Rodney High School

CAMDEN — The singing von Trapp family of “The Sound of Music” takes the stage this weekend at Caesar Rodney High School. “We sat down in the fall and knew we wanted a classic for the spring show and ended up choosing this one,” said director Keith McCarthy. “A lot of kids in the show […]

Speak Out: Caesar Rodney pay raise

By a 3-1 vote the Caesar Rodney School District Board of Education approved a modification to Superintendent Dr. Kevin R. Fitzgerald’s recent new contract that includes $5,000 pay raises each year from 2020 to 2023, and a pro-rated increase in 2019. Board member Scott Wilson was the lone dissenting vote Tuesday night at the special public meeting, […]

CR school board approves pay hikes for superintendent

WYOMING — By a 3-1 vote the Caesar Rodney School District Board approved a modification to Superintendent Dr. Kevin R. Fitzgerald’s recent new contract that includes $5,000 pay raises each year from 2020 to 2023, and a pro-rated increase in 2019. Board member Scott Wilson was the lone dissenting vote Tuesday night at the special […]

CR board to vote on pay hike for schools’ chief

CAMDEN — Citing “the interest of full transparency to the taxpayers of the Caesar Rodney School District,” a school board member disclosed a possible modification to a new contract agreement with Superintendent Dr. Kevin R. Fitzgerald late last year. According to board member P. Scott Wilson a proposed $5,000 annual increase in compensation each year […]

Victim in Howell rape case appeals lawsuit’s dismissal

WILMINGTON — A former Caesar Rodney High student once in a sexual relationship with a now-imprisoned teacher/coach is appealing a recent Superior Court action dismissing her claims against the school district. While litigation continues against defendant Richard “Dickie” Howell II, the student took her case to Supreme Court last Thursday regarding the Caesar Rodney School […]

CR events help students think about the future

CAMDEN — As the school year gets underway, many seniors begin to make plans for what comes after graduation. In an effort to prepare 12th graders for life after high school, the administration at Caesar Rodney High School is planning a number of events such as the touring the Dorm Bus, FASFA (Free Application for […]