Ten Indian River grads receive IR Pride scholarships

DAGSBORO — The Indian River High School Alumni Association’s ongoing pledge to support post-secondary education continues this year, with 10 IR Pride scholarships – each for $1,000. Scholarship recipients are: Kathleen Carter, Jarod Elliott, Lauren Grow, Luke McCabe, Luke Morgan, Abigail O’Shields, Zachary Schultz, Victoria Shaner, Dylan Tuttle and Brooke Weaver. The scholarships were announced […]

Indian River School District launches online survey for feedback

SELBYVILLE – The Indian River School District is seeking input in its mission to ensure the next generation of IRSD students are served as well as students in past generations and that the district’s goals continue to align with those of the community. The school district is undergoing a strategic planning process and is soliciting […]

Indian River High Concert Band in good company with former Bad Company bassist

DAGSBORO — The Indian River High School Concert Band was certainly in good company at its concert Tuesday night. Thanks to family ties, former Bad Company bass guitarist Paul Cullen joined the IRHS Concert Band May 14 in performing two songs: Bad Company’s “Bad Company” and Cullen’s original song “Matthew.” Mr. Cullen’s original composition “Matthew” […]

Commentary: ‘Bad visuals’ led to failure of Indian River School District referendum

Like many, I had mixed feelings about the Indian River School District referendum (May 7). My wife and I are both IR grads, and both of our children are in the district now. I feel my kids are getting a good education. There are a lot of kids who aren’t, but I think that has […]

Instructional music teacher Indian River’s Teacher of the Year pick

GEORGETOWN — Please excuse Arthur Henry for not having an acceptance speech prepared. Millsboro Middle School’s instructional music teacher honestly thought he’d be applauding another of the 16 nominees for Indian River School District’s 2019-20 Teacher of the Year, and not be the center of attention and applause. “As a band teacher, I honestly didn’t […]

Indian River District to host public referendum meeting

LONG NECK — The Indian River School District has added an additional public meeting to highlight the major capital improvement referendum scheduled for Tuesday, May 7. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 1 at 6:30 p.m. at Long Neck Elementary School. District officials will give a presentation outlining the referendum initiatives. The public […]

Letter to the Editor: No means no for Indian River School District referendums

How many Indian River school district referendums do we need to go through to convince them that NO means NO. This past February the citizens voted No on that referendum and now three months later they are back again with the same redundant request. We voted no then and hopefully the voters will vote no […]