Dramatic sights: Lake Forest High School Drama Club presents ‘The Miracle Worker’

FELTON – Sight and sound are integral parts of theater productions, but students in Lake Forest High School’s Drama Club are preparing a fall play with less of that in mind. “We’re doing ‘The Miracle Worker’ which is a play about Helen Keller. It’s a dramatic story telling of the type of things her and […]

I Love Lake Forest Day scheduled for Oct. 26

I Love Lake Forest Day is a tradition handed down from year to year by generations of local families. This year there’s a bonus — the school district is celebrating a milestone anniversary. “It is our 50th anniversary celebration as a district this year,” Jessica I. Piccolo of the superintendent’s office said. “[The event] is […]

W.T. Chipman teacher charged with sex offenses

HARRINGTON — A 63-year-old Felton man was charged with sex offenses for alleged improper touching of students while teaching at W.T. Chipman Middle School, Harrington Police spokesman Capt. Earl K. Brode said. Richard C. Ford turned himself in to authorities on Friday and was charged with two counts each of unlawful sexual contact where the […]

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 […]

Ex-Chipman coach charged after allegedly menacing wrestler

HARRINGTON – A 36-year-old Frederica man was arrested  after investigation into a terroristic threatening complaint while he was head wrestling coach at W. T. Chipman Middle School, police said Friday. James N. McNeil turned himself in to Harrington Police Thursday and was charged with aggravated menacing, carrying a concealed deadly weapon (firearm) and third-degree assault […]

Sound Off Delaware: Wrestling coach fired

This is your public forum. We welcome your opinions, which can be emailed to newsroom@newszap.com or posted online under the stories at www.DelawareStateNews.net. A part-time head wrestling coach at W. T. Chipman Middle School was terminated after a student claimed to see a firearm being displayed during practice on Wednesday, according the Lake Forest District. […]

Lake Forest School District fires part-time wrestling coach

HARRINGTON — A part-time head wrestling coach at W. T. Chipman Middle School was terminated after a student claimed to see a firearm being displayed during practice on Wednesday, according the Lake Forest District. Harrington Police confirmed an investigation and said no charges had been filed as of Friday afternoon. Authorities were consulting with the […]

Lake Forest’s Harden carries giving spirit

FELTON — From mentoring young students in the Lake Forest School District to volunteering with a local food bank in Felton, 17-year-old Elle Harden has made an impression on people of all ages throughout Kent County. One of those people is his world history teacher, Karen Williams, at Lake Forest High School. “He’s just one […]

Refurbished Killens Pond Water Park unveiled

FELTON — The bolts have been screwed into the tubing, the ceremonial ribbon has been cut by Gov. Jack Markell and other dignitaries, and everything appears to be just about downstream from here for the refurbished Killens Pond Water Park. Officials from Killens Pond State Park and the Division of Natural Resources and Environmental Control […]

Class of 2016: Lake Forest High School

Lake Forest High School’s Class of 2016: Valedictorian: Stephanie Jayne Lynn Salutatorian: Clinton Cole Rumley * National Honor Society Hunter Paul Adams *Austin David Aguilar Ariel Autumn Allen Christopher Lewis Andrieux Lillian Rae Ayers Alyssa Marie Banks Ebony Renee Banks William Anthony Banks Victoria Ashley Marie Bartlett-Cunningham Caitlyn Elizabeth Bauer Lenisha Evet Benson Eric Matthew […]