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 […]

From the Sports editor: Williams ready for new Caesar Rodney role

In some ways, Freeman Williams was born to be a school administrator. His dad, also named Freeman, was a long-time administrator in New Castle County. A former teacher, coach and principal, he was a superintendent of the Appoquinimink School District in the mid-1990s and then of the Christina School District when he retired in 2016. […]

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 […]