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.

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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 …

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.


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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…

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 …

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 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.


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).

Skyler Hudson of Frankford has been named to the University of Delaware’s Dean’s List for the Fall 2019 semester, the university announced this week.

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.

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 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…

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.

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.

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.