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 […]

From the sports editor: Robinson still knows how to lead

DOVER — Dave Robinson had been Bill Collick’s sixth-grade football coach. So when Robinson asked Collick to come meet with him in 2010, the former Delaware State coach knew he needed to be there. At the time, Robinson was the interim superintendent at Cape Henlopen and Collick was retired from coaching. Robinson wanted Collick to […]

DIAA honors Dave Robinson with Lifetime Achievement Award: Former Caesar Rodney, Cape Henlopen superintendent has played major sports role

DOVER — In a lot of ways, Dave Robinson could be the poster boy for the DIAA. A standout football lineman for Lewes High, he went on to become a coach and then a high school administrator. But Robinson always stayed involved in athletics, serving on the board of directors and the football state tournament […]

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 […]

BEST BETS: First Rider Fest tunes up for charity

Last summer, Caesar Rodney High School senior David Haynes was urged to make a difference in his community. During a leadership seminar at the school, CR’s wrestling coach Dan Rigby talked about the impact students could have by creating a charity fundraiser. That got David’s wheels turning. “I definitely wanted to do something for an […]

Caesar Rodney student has the write stuff for journalism camp

CAMDEN — If you could interview any person in history, who would it be and why? What would you ask that person? Nonthawan Nirotkonsuk thought long and hard about the question as she filled out her application for JCamp, a six-day intensive, multicultural journalism training program for high school students presented by the Asian American […]

Month of the Military Child

Caesar Rodney School District/Dave Chambers Surrounded by school children from Dover Air Base Middle School and Major George S. Welch Elementary School, Gov. John Carney smiles after signing a proclamation declaring April the “Month of the Military Child” during a ceremony inside his Legislative Hall office on April 17. Members of Dover Air Base Middle […]

Caesar Rodney High unveils school’s new ‘Guardian Booth’

CAMDEN — Caesar Rodney High School unveiled its new “advanced security booth” on Tuesday. State Sen. Colin Bonini, R-Dover South, helped secure the donation of the portable security booth worth about $5,000 from New York-based manufacturer called Guardian Booth several weeks ago. “It was a lucky circumstance,” said Sen. Bonini. “I have a friend who […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Caesar Rodney High students, staff a force for change

On the morning of March 14, nearly 200 students gathered with us in the Caesar Rodney High School auditorium to discuss issues connected to school security, firearms legislation and other concerns. Sparked by the tragedy that struck Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida a month earlier, the Town Hall meeting was organized by school […]

BEST BETS: Caesar Rodney High grad Bubniak featured on new HBO comedy ‘Barry’

John Bubniak remembers getting a school assignment to write about what he wanted to be when he grew up. He picked an actor. “The teacher came back and said ‘You can’t write about that. It’s not reliable enough,’” remembered the Caesar Rodney High grad this week. “Now I have my teachers writing me on Facebook, […]