Meeting on Capital Referendum Thursday night at Modern Maturity Center

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DOVER — The upcoming Capital School District Referendum will be discussed at an event being run by the Bicentennial Village Civic Association and The Meadows Homeowners Association at the Modern Maturity Center’s Palmer Room tonight from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. The discussion will center on what it will cost taxpayers within the Capital School […]

Capital School District holds after school event

DOVER — The successful Capital School District’s 21st Century Community Learning Centers Lights on Afterschool event held at the Dover Public Library by the Capital School District on Oct. 25 wants to thank all of their partners. Dover City Councilman David Anderson and Mayor Robin Christiansen took the time to read aloud to students of […]

Capital School District seeks funding for two new middle schools

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DOVER — If voters approve a spring referendum, Capital School District will construct two middle schools next to each other in the former Dover High campus area at Pat Lynn Drive off Walker Road. Administration believes that a single building for 1,600 sixth- through eighth-graders is too much in one place, hence the plan for […]

Woodcrest residents vexed by nearby wetland site

DOVER — Does the City of Dover own it? Or the Capital School District, perhaps? As summer nears and temperatures rise, a wetland mitigation site located near the old Dover High School campus on Walker Road has some nearby Woodcrest neighborhood residents agitated, confused and holding their noses at times. The locals have circulated a […]

Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition honors Shining Stars

DOVER — Dennis Hallock just wanted to help. When one of the senior secretaries at Dover’s Central Middle School was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010, Mr. Hallock, the school’s Parent Teacher Organization president, decided to organize a fundraiser to benefit the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition. “We raised a few hundred dollars,” he recalled. Over […]

Dover High students arrested after several reported fights

DOVER — Tamping down online rumors, Dover Police said three fights between Dover High students in the past two days were minor in nature. While arrests were made and warrants obtained in both incidents, a police spokesman said Wednesday that just a few students were involved and no injuries occurred. Two confrontations were reported Tuesday […]

Capital district mulls grade-level realignment

  DOVER — There are several gears involved, churning all at the same time, in helping the Capital School District update its strategic plan for the future. One of those many different areas, potential grade-level reconfiguration among all of the schools in the district, was discussed in a Community Forum at William Henry Middle School […]

It’s a bird, it’s a plane … It’s Super Senator Day!

DOVER — With the wide scope of activities that Sylvia Henderson and her committee have planned for Saturday’s Super Senator Day, she is sure the inaugural event will be … well, super! The first Super Senator Day promises to paint the city blue-and-white and will take place at Dover High School on Saturday from 10 […]

A Capital first day of school

DOVER — Thursday was the first day of school for kindergartners through ninth-graders in Capital School District while high school begins today. Among those schools in the Capital district welcoming students was Booker T. Washington Elementary School in Dover. Monday is a big day for the rest of the county with Caesar Rodney, Smyrna and […]

Kids eat free at Capital City Farmer’s Market

DOVER — Obtaining free, healthy lunches during the summer is a little easier for kids and teens living in and around downtown Dover. That’s because Capital School District now offers lunches at Dover’s weekly farmer’s market on Loockerman Way Plaza. “We’ve been offering summer lunches for years but never had a large response because offering […]