Sussex Central Hall of Fame to welcome six 2018 inductees

GEORGETOWN – Sussex Central High School’s Hall of Fame will welcome six inductees in November – its largest induction class ever. In alphabetical order, 2018 Hall of fame inductees are: Jullion Cooper, Bobby Gulab, John Marvel, Linda Mitchell, Tim Slade and Bill West. Inductees were selected by the SCHS Hall of Fame Committee. James Hudson […]

IRSD schools to host open houses in August and September

SUSSEX COUNTY – Schools in the Indian River School District will host a series of open houses during the months of August and September. Open houses will allow students and parents to meet teachers and staff, view class lists and tour school buildings. A number of schools will host multiple sessions, with each session catering […]

State police outreach on patrol for school supply support

SUSSEX COUNTY – Delaware State Police are back on community outreach patrol, seeking support to assist elementary school aged children in need with the necessities for school. Through the Delaware State Police Community Outreach Unit, troopers are asking for help with any donations to fill each child’s back-pack with school supplies. Troopers assigned to the […]

Rotary, Hocker’s again teaming up for Carver Academy school supplies

CLARKSVILLE – The Southern Sussex Rotary Club and Hocker’s Super Center are once again teaming up to host a school supply fundraiser for the G.W. Carver Academy in Frankford. The event will take place Saturday, Aug. 25 from 9 a.m. to noon at Hocker’s Super Center on SR 26 in Clarksville, near the intersection of […]

IRSD seeks candidates for citizens budget oversight committee vacancy

SELBYVILLE – Indian River School District is seeking candidates to fill a vacancy on the Citizens Budget Oversight Committee. Candidates for the vacancy should reside in IRSD Election District 4. The CBOC provides additional financial transparency and ensures that stakeholders have input into the district’s budgetary process. It was developed and operates in accordance with […]

State pulls proposed transgender protection regulation

DOVER — A controversial regulation involving gender identity will not be moving forward, the Department of Education announced Thursday, two months after it revised the proposal due to public outcry. First unveiled in October, Regulation 225 initially would have allowed students to identify as a different gender or race, sparking a firestorm of criticism. The […]

Indian River district offering tuition-based pre-kindergarten

FRANKFORD – Indian River School District will offer a tuition-based pre-kindergarten program for the 2018-19 school year. Children age 3 and 4 years prior to Aug. 31, 2018 are eligible for the program, which will be held at the Indian River School District Early Learning Center at the G.W. Carver Center in Frankford. The fee […]

Indian River band to march in 2019 National Memorial Day Parade in D.C.

DAGSBORO – Memorial Day 2019 will be most memorable for Indian River High School and its marching band. Invited after multiple nominations, the Indian River Marching Band will proudly be representing Delaware in the 2019 National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, D.C. “This is a unique opportunity for our students to perform on a national […]

IRSD board considering classroom conversion at Millsboro Middle School

DAGSBORO – Facing increasing space and capacity issues district-wide, Indian River School District is looking to create additional classroom space at Millsboro Middle School. The district board of education at its July 16 meeting gave the green light go-ahead to proceed with architectural and mechanical design phase to convert the middle school’s existing tech educational […]

Among Sussex Central salutatorian’s future hopes: sports medicine and hoops with the Celtics

GEORGETOWN — If life’s journey goes as planned for Caroline Davis, she’ll someday be offering medical expertise for the NBA’s Boston Celtics. “Like their sports doctor; their team doctor,” said Sussex Central High School’s salutatorian for the Class of 2018. To attain that necessary education, she’ll begin this fall at Kansas State University, home of […]