In an effort ensure the health and safety of district employees and in accordance with Gov. Carney’s recent Stay at Home Order amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Indian River School District is making a series of changes to its meal service program during the school closure.
Editor's note: With the mandated closure to the public of all restaurants and bars in the state, except for carry-out, drive-through and delivery services, we are compiling a listing of which restaurants are remaining open to provide those services and the details involved. Restaurants that …
Delaware schools are dealing with unprecedented times. They are now scheduled to be closed for a total of nine weeks, through Friday, March 15.
On Saturday, March 7, 54 high school teams across Delaware participated in the Science Olympiad competition held at Delaware State University in Dover. Representing Delmarva Christian High School were seniors Abby Agapito and Caitlin Milliken, who placed sixth in the Anatomy & Physiology…
Sussex Academy representatives announced this week that on March 19 Delaware Secretary of Education Susan Bunting and the State Board of Education approved Sussex Academy’s charter modification request to add an elementary school beginning with the 2020-2021 school year.
To help Delaware’s health care workers battle the coronavirus, the Sussex Technical School District has donated extra medical supplies and protective equipment to staff at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford and Beebe Healthcare in Lewes.
To help ensure that Sussex County students do not go hungry over this school closure period, the Sussex Technical School District has donated its perishable food on hand to a community feeding site.
Indian River School District Superintendent Mark Steele, in a letter sent to parents and staff on Saturday, March 14, offered more details on how the district will deal with the closure of schools from March 16 through March 27, and the impacts it will have on the school calendar and educati…
The Delaware State Police reported on March 13 that they were investigating an alleged school threat aimed at Indian River High School in Dagsboro.
Gov. John Carney on Friday directed all Delaware public schools close from March 16 to March 27, to allow schools to prepare for potential spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
As the Indian River School District gears up for the 2020 school board election, three incumbents have decided to retire from the board: Board President and District 4 representative Charles Bireley, one of the longest-serving school board members in the region; and District 1 representative…
The Indian River School District is offering free developmental screening in English and Spanish to all district families with children ages 3 or 4. The screening is available for all children in public and private preschools, family- and center-based childcares, and those who are not in car…
While no positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were known at SU or on the Eastern Shore as of Tuesday, March 10, Salisbury University representatives announced that as part of preparations to help prevent the spread of the virus to the area, it was canceling classes on Thursday and …
Mary Waegele’s second-grade class at Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School in Berlin, Md., recently worked on science experiments to review their States of Matter unit.
Sussex Technical High School students recently won top honors at the statewide conference of DECA, a career-technical student organization which prepares students for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management.
The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce and its affiliate, The Partnership Inc., this week announced the 2020 Superstars in Education award winners, all of which, representatives said, exemplify creativity and efficacy in education.
The Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Healthcare announced this week that five of its students had received scholarships. Among them was Rebecca Arpie of Millsboro.
The Village Improvement Association (VIA) of Rehoboth Beach, a member of General Federation of Women’s Club (GFWC), presents the Mildred Gray scholarship each year to students at the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Healthcare.
Sussex Technical High School representatives announced on March 10 that it will close its JROTC program at the end of the 2019-2020 school year, after having failed to find new instructors for the classes.
Delaware Technical Community College on March 10 announced that it was instituting precautions for its students and staff to address concerns about the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Electronics students at Sussex Technical High School recently earned their federal amateur radio operator technician class licenses, a new step along their career pathway.
Sussex Technical High School’s student chapter of Ducks Unlimited recently raised $14,874 for wildlife conservation efforts through its annual fundraising dinner in January. The money was recently presented to Ducks Unlimited Regional Director Taylor Deemer.
Four Sussex Technical High School early care and education students are headed to the national Educators Rising competition after netting top awards at the recent state championship.
Sussex Technical High School students recently won top honors at the statewide conference of Business Professionals of America, a career-technical student organization that prepares students for careers in business, finance and other related fields.
More than 400 students at Sussex Technical High School were recently named students of the quarter or named to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2019-2020 year.
On Saturday, March 14, the Rehoboth Art League will host the works of more than 250 young artists. Students from 28 public and private schools in Sussex County will gather for the opening of the 24th Annual “Young at Art” exhibit on the historic Henlopen Acres campus of the art league. This …
The Zwaanendael Club of the General Federation of Women’s Club (GFWC) sponsors a scholarship annually for a nursing student who has achieved academic excellence in their first semester at the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Healthcare.
The Lord Baltimore Women’s Club (LBWC) announced this week that it will consider eligible graduating seniors at Sussex Central High School for its 2020 scholarship program. Sussex Central students will be evaluated, along with students at Indian River High School and those at Sussex Technica…
Autism Delaware is now accepting applications for three scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year: the Daniel & Lois Gray Memorial Scholarship, the Adult with Autism Scholarship, and the Autism Teacher Certification Scholarship.
On Wednesday, March 4, Special Olympics Delaware will unite with students in schools at all levels across the state in a global movement themed to mutual respect and human dignity, called ‘Spread the Word–Respect’.
Delaware Maritime Education, a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to maritime training, mentoring and assisting young people in obtaining jobs aboard tugs and ships, is currently seeking drug-free candidates who can work outdoors in all kinds of weather and conditions.
Nevada Scott of Millsboro was named to the Dean’s List at Rochester Institute of Technology for the 2019 fall semester, the university announced this week. Scott is in the medical illustration program.
Nearly 60 criminal justice students at Sussex Technical High School recently completed professional certifications that are expected to give them a boost in their future careers. A total of 25 seniors completed their state security officer certifications, and 34 juniors completed Tech’s para…
Gov. John Carney announced this week that the application period for the student seat on the State Board of Education is open through March 20. The application can be found on the State Board of Education website.
John M. Clayton Elementary School has completed its first Latino Family Literacy Project with great success, Indian River School District representatives announced this week.
Sarah Kraushaar of Ocean View has been named to the fall 2019 Dean’s List at Albright College, the college announced this week. A graduate of Indian River High School, Kraushaar majored in religious studies with a minor in Holocaust studies during the fall semester.
With the recent struggle to get funding to relieve overcrowding at several Sussex County schools, Gov. John Carney says he understands why people downstate might be frustrated at his multi-million-dollar proposal for Wilmington schools, but he argues that it’s a situation unlike any other.
Stuffed animals from dotted dogs to pink pigs are likely to receive a stern warning from their diminutive owners at the Frankford Public Library on Wednesday, March 4.
School districts across Sussex County are now inviting candidates to file for the 2020 school board elections. The deadline to file as a candidate is Friday, March 6, at 4:30 p.m.
Beebe Healthcare’s Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing is inviting those interested in entering the field of nursing to attend the school’s semi-annual open house on Saturday, March 21, from 10 a.m. to noon.
Sussex Technical High School officials announced on Wednesday, Feb. 19, that the independent public school district may need to consider terminating the school’s JROTC program after a March 6 school board meeting, due to the lack of instructors for the program.
Across Sussex County, school board elections will be held Tuesday, May 14. In the Indian River School District, four of 10 positions on the board are up for election in 2019.