Education


SDSA students win annual SDSA poster contest

Fourth-grader Samantha Geidel, left, and Amelia Meyer, Grade 5, love making art at Southern Delaware School of the Arts. This month, their hard work paid off, as they won prizes in the annual Arbor Day School Poster Contest sponsored by the...

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 3:05pm

Former Indian River High School baseball coach Howard Smack leads the boys during an indoor practice in 2010.

Former IRHS teacher, coach receives kidney donation

There are more than 200,000 cases of kidney disease each year in the United States, according to medical professionals. Many times, those affected can live their lives with treatments and a change in lifestyle. However, there are those that have...

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 2:55pm

IRHS will send its first VEX Robotics team to worlds this month.

Battle of the bots

SMS and IR headed to world robotics competition

Robots are heading to Louisville, Ky., with their human masters close behind. Six teams will represent the Indian River School District in the 2018 VEX Robotics World Championship this month.

The district has made major strides in robotics...

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 3:16pm

Two Millsboro women compete for school board seat

With Indian River School District School Board elections around the corner, two Millsboro women have thrown their hats into the ring to represent IRSD’s District 3.

Dana Probert and Leolga T. Wright are competing to serve the voting...

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 3:22pm

Riddle named to Honor Roll at University of Dallas

Nathanael Riddle of Millsboro was one of more than 300 University of Dallas students named to the fall 2017 Honor Roll for earning a semester GPA of 3.0-3.49. Riddle’s major is undeclared.

The University of Dallas, located in a...

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 11:32am

Sussex Tech honored for leadership in service

The Jefferson Awards—Deloitte Students in Action (SIA) program announced this week that Sussex Technical High School has been selected as the Delaware Recipient for Outstanding Service by a High School and will represent the State of Delaware at...

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 12:00am