Students honored at Delaware Day competition

DOVER – Students from across the state gathered Saturday at the Delaware Public Archives to celebrate the winners of the 17th Annual Delaware Day Fourth Grade Competition and to be recognized for their knowledge of the First State’s influential role in crafting the United States Constitution. More than 530 students from 19 schools across the […]

Dover PAL program teaches leadership through basketball

DOVER — It’s always a bonus to be able to learn valuable life lessons while having fun at the same time. That’s exactly what is happening to some students from Parkway Academy Central in west Dover, who are receiving several keys to success from the Dover Police Athletic League and NCALL’s Restoring Central Dover initiative’s […]

Letter to the Editor: It’s their own fault

Well, well. What do we have here?” (“More teachers fear for their safety in school,” Nov. 25). Well, boo-hoo. Now you know how the children feel. If public schools are unsafe for adult teachers, how can they be safe for school children? By your support of the self-serving DSEA, that has given us a costly, […]

Milford teacher instills drive to read

MILFORD — “If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book” is a quote by J.K. Rowling that Jessica Rash lives by. “Helping students find a book they enjoy is like a puzzle that I can’t put down,” Ms. Rash said. For the past five years Ms. Rash has been gifting her […]

Indian River School District students named to music ensembles

PITTSBURGH — Two students from the Indian River School District have been named to the All-Eastern Honors Music Ensembles for 2018-19. Zach Ables of Sussex Central High School was selected to the All-Eastern Symphony Orchestra on French horn, while Kathleen Carter of Indian River High School was selected to the All-Eastern Mixed Choir as a […]

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 […]

Best Bets: ‘A Christmas Story’ to be told at Caesar Rodney High

The Caesar Rodney High School Stage Crew and Thespians usher in the holiday season this weekend with the classic tale “A Christmas Story.” Jean Shepherd’s semi-autobiographical account, as adapted for the stage by Philip Grecian, tells the tale of 9-year-old Ralphie Parker and his quest to receive a Red Ryder Carbine Action 200-shot Range Model […]

‘Nightfall’ explores Poe’s work at Milford High

MILFORD — Two Edgar Allan Poes and a slew of characters will walk across the Milford High School stage this weekend in dramatic fashion, wrought with a darkness only Poe can offer. “Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe,” presented by the school’s drama club, will feature readings of poems written by the iconic poet, mixed with […]

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 […]

Letter to the Editor: Delaware school bus contractors face unfair competition from districts

Here is an interesting subject for discussion. It is an important subject in this day and age where government is bending over backward to help small business stay afloat and hire people to work. At least that is what all the politicians are saying anyway. But what happens when a government agency competes with a […]