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 […]

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 […]