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Polytech High School hosts Career Signing Day  Dover Post

Polytech High School hosted a Career Signing Day event May 8. The event celebrated students employed in an area related to their technical field of study.



Students win awards in statewide driving competition  Milford Beacon

Students from across the state took home honors May 15 in a student driving competition. The annual event, a partnership between the Delaware Department of ...



Governor Carney Announces Nomination of Meghan Adams as Superior Court Judge  news.delaware.gov

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday announced his intention to nominate Delaware attorney Meghan Adams as a Superior Court Judge in ...



Delaware Pride Festival kicks off Pride Month with its new parade  The News Journal

Last year, when she graduated from Dover High School, Hailey Foster hid a rainbow LGBT pride flag in her gown to unveil at the ceremony, despite being ...



Busking comes to downtown Dover  Dover Post

Local musicians will be harmonizing along Loockerman Street this summer.



Celebrating Juneteenth  Dover Post

June 19, 1865. That was the day Union soldiers brought news of President Abraham Lincoln's January 1, 1863 Emancipation Proclamation to Galveston, Texas.



Smenkowski completes basic training  Dover Post

U.S. Air Force Airman Dakoda M. Smenkowski graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Smenkowski is the son of ...



Dover High School grad Burrell gets starring role with ‘Madea’  Delaware State News

Dover High School graduate and former Delaware State University student Courtney Burrell, right, stars with K.J. Jones in Tyler Perry's “A Madea Family Funeral ...



Gold Alert issued for missing Dover teen - 47abc  WMDT

DOVER, Del. – Dover Police have issued a Gold Alert for a missing 16-year-old Dover girl. Police say Victoria Renda was reported missing on Friday afternoon, ...



'Critical' crunch for space: Capital will ask neighbors to help fund 2 new middle schools  The News Journal

A referendum is asking residents to help the Capital School District build two middle schools at a cost of $113 million due to a 'critical' facility crunch.



Yoon’s Martial Arts hosts tournament  Dover Post

Yoon's Martial Arts hosted its 23rd annual martial arts tournament May 18 at Caesar Rodney High School. The competition involved over 300 competitors ...



Good morning  Dover Post

Dive in to Delaware's maritime history for Maritime Day.



Dover softball earns historic victory at Sussex Central  Delaware State News

GEORGETOWN – Freshman starting pitcher Alexis Dowdy has the Dover High softball program in a position it's never been before. Following Saturday ...



High Schoolers Sing K.K.K. Song in Class, and Teacher Gets Put on Leave  The New York Times

A school district in New Hampshire placed a teacher on paid administrative leave this week during an investigation, school officials said, after video footage of ...



Capital school referendum is April 9  Dover Post

The referendum seeks tax increases for new school construction, renovations and to cover operating costs. Voters in the Capital School District will go to the ...



Dover High School to host Strings Chamber Music Festival  Dover Post

The Academy of Arts at Dover High School will present the 2018 Strings Chamber Music Festival on Nov. 16-17 at Dover High School, 1 Dover High Drive.



Movie review: ‘Booksmart’ passes the test  Dover Post

In “Booksmart,” high school seniors Molly and Amy go together like vodka and Red Bull. BFFs since childhood, they are kindred spirits, two brainiacs who've ...



‘The Nutcracker’ to warm holiday hearts in Dover  Delaware State News

In the Ballet Theatre of Dover production of “The Nutcracker,” Phoenix Riehl portrays Clara, who falls in love with a magical doll who turns into a handsome ...



Dover moves onto first state title game since '10; beats Caravel in state semis - 47abc  WMDT

NEWARK, Del.- It takes a special team to go scoreless for nearly 10 minutes, yet still win a state semi-final game by double-digits. Rare it happens, but in the end ...



Scenes from the 2019 Smyrna High School Prom  Dover Post

See photos of the grand march and a video of the announcement of the Prom King and Queen in this story.



Sanford defeats Dover 48-45 for boys’ basketball state championship  Delaware State News

The Dover High boys' basketball team came up just short in its quest for its first state championship. Sanford scored the final four points of the game to win 48-45 ...



Dover High School to hold graduation June 6 - News  Dover Post

Dover High School graduation will be held at 6 p.m. June 6 at the school, 1 Dover High Drive. Capital School District would like to get the word out about the ...



Eight school board candidates vie for Kent seats  Delaware State News

Editor's Note: Questionnaires for Sussex County school board candidates will appear in Saturday's Delaware State News. DOVER — Even though this school ...



Delaware football official receives death threat after controversial call  USA TODAY High School Sports

A Delaware-based football official received a death threat following a debated call in a game between Dover (Del.) High School and Smyrna (Del.) High School.



Martin, Peterkin vie for Capital School board seat May 14  Dover Post

This is an election for a term expiring June 30, 2024.



Kent County Voters Approve All 3 Questions in Capital School District Referendum  WBOC TV 16

Voters in Kent County took to the polls Tuesday, approving all three questions proposed by the Capital School District in a referendum.



St. Georges Tech defeats CR in boys basketball quarterfinal  Dover Post

The Hawks are headed to the final four March 7 after a 58-41 victory this afternoon at Dover High School.



Dover students set song to teach about KKK to Jingle Bells triggering outrage online, teacher suspended  The Union Leader

DOVER — Officials at the Dover School District confirmed Tuesday that a history teacher who allowed 11th-grade students to present a racially insensitive song ...



Blunt Rochester nominates 26 students to service aademies - News  Dover Post

Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester announced Jan. 8 that she nominated 26 Delaware students for admission to military academies for the class of 2023. Each year ...



Update: Delaware School Early Dismissals Friday 2-1-19  First State Update

This list is updated as the information becomes available. Check back shortly. CAESAR RODNEY SCHOOL DISTRICT Due to inclement weather all Caesar ...



DFRC Blue-Gold All-Star Football rosters released  Dover Post

The DFRC Blue-Gold All-Star Football Game Committee is pleased to announce the players selected for the 64th Annual DFRC Blue-Gold All-Star Football ...



Capital School District Plans to Construct Two New Middle Schools  WBOC TV 16

DOVER, Del.- The Capital School District plans to construct two new middle schools and has received initial approval from the state two begin pursuing that plan ...



Dover girls basketball team defeats Smyrna  Dover Post

Senators improve to 5-5 with 37-27 road victory Friday. See a video and photos from the game in this story.



Kent County Voters Approve Capital School District Referendum, N - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -  WBOC TV 16

DOVER, Del.- People in Kent County are reacting to the outcome of Tuesday's referendum in which voters approved all three questions proposed by the Capital ...



2019 Delaware high school football: 124 players to watch  The News Journal

A super early look at the 2019 players to watch in Delaware high school football.



Three Delaware schools receive National Blue Ribbon honors  news.delaware.gov

Three Delaware schools are among the schools that U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recognized today as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2018.



Capital School District Goes to Referendum for Two New Middle Schools  WBOC TV 16

DOVER, Del.- Voters in the Capital School District will be heading to the polls on Tuesday to decide whether to raise property taxes to pay for a pair of new ...



A Dover native is essential to the LA Rams  Dover Post

Reggie Scott has been working in the NFL since 2002. Since 2011 Scott has been the head of athletic training and sports medicine for the Los Angeles Rams.



CR district working to finish school renovations - News  Dover Post

Work to complete renovations on five Caesar Rodney district schools before the start of the new school year is rushing toward the finish line. However, the fate of ...



Dover man stars in final Madea film  Sussex Countian

Skeptics told Courtney Burrell it wasn't wise for him to leave Delaware State University for a career in Hollywood, especially since he was one class shy of ...



Towne Point school closed after fatal shooting  Dover Post

39-year-old man shot at night. School district officials acting "out of an abundance of caution"



Delaware All-State high school football teams and Players of the Year named  The News Journal

The Delaware Interscholastic Football Coaches Association releases its All-State high school football team.



Dr. Reba Hollingsworth to be inducted into Hall of Fame  Dover Post

One of the four newest members of the Delaware Women's Hall of Fame.



Court date set for ex-Dover tennis instructor accused of improper relationship in 1989  Delaware State News

DOVER — The jury trial of a 73-year-old Dover man accused of unlawful sexual intercourse with a girl he mentored in tennis nearly 30 years ago is set for Dec.



DIAA grappler seeds released  Dover Post

The brackets for the 2019 DIAA Individual Wrestling State Championships were released on Sunday evening; this year's event will begin at Cape Henlopen ...



Peace runs for three TDs as Dover overcomes Woodbridge  The News Journal

Javon Peace rushes for three second-half touchdowns as Dover scores the final 28 points to down Woodbridge 35-21.



Five things in Kent County to look forward to in 2019  The News Journal

A look at 5 big things that will happen in Kent County and Dover in 2019.



Capital to hire three armed constables for Dover High School  Delaware State News

DOVER — Hiring three armed constables for Dover High School next year is worth the added cost, school district staff and board members said Wednesday.



Delaware Pathways Grants Will Support New High School Career Programs  news.delaware.gov

Governor Carney announced more than $438000 in federal grants to expand high school career pathway programs. The statewide Delaware Pathways initiative ...



'Boundless: A Musical Journey' set for Oct. 19 - News  Dover Post

Boundless: A Musical Journey,” a theatrical production performed by Delawareans with disabilities, is set for 7 p.m. Oct. 19 and noon and 5 p.m. Oct. 20 at the ...



STOP for that school bus  Dover Post

Watch for flashing lights and extended stop sign arms.



Charter School of Wilmington wins championship in 2019 Delaware Envirothon  news.delaware.gov

First Place in the 2019 Delaware Envirothon: Wilmington Team A, left to right: Victoria Deng, Udeerna Tippabhatla, Darren Wu, Shan Yu, and Shriya Boyapati.



Constables bring extra level of safety to Dover High  Delaware State News

DOVER — In 2016, Capital School District decided to hire three armed constables to be posted at Dover High School. Delaware has had a program allowing ...



The USS Dover – a capital idea  Dover Post

It's time for a Navy ship to bear the name USS Dover, says former city manager Tony DePrima.



Delaware State Police holds law enforcement graduation  Dover Post

The Delaware State Police held graduation ceremonies for the 92nd Delaware State Police and 87th Municipal Recruit Class on Feb. 14 at Dover High School.



Unified Basketball becomes Delaware's 4th Special Olympics high school championship sport  WDEL 1150AM

The Dover High School Gymnasium had all the familiar trappings of a winter evening Wednesday.



Dover students gain voice on racism  Seacoastonline.com

DOVER — When of a couple of Dover High School students sang a KKK jingle to the tune of "Jingle Bells" in a history class in early December, it was recorded, ...



Library offers Dover High yearbooks online  Seacoastonline.com

DOVER – The Dover Public Library has digitalized its collection of Dover High School yearbooks. Now with the click of a mouse you can search through the ...



Friends mourn man killed in Dover shooting | Crime  The Union Leader

DOVER – The man who was killed outside Castaways Restaurant & Lounge Tuesday night is being remembered as a laid-back guy who worked as a testing ...



Capital School District Adds Armed Constables - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -  WBOC TV 16

DOVER, Del.-Many students and parents walked through the doors of William Henry Middle School in Dover on Thursday were greeted by teachers --- and the ...



CR soccer team defeats Smyrna 1-0  Dover Post

Video, photos & story -- The Riders improved to 6-3 with the victory on the road Thursday.



Honoring Crime Victims During Delaware Crime Victims' Rights Week  news.delaware.gov

Dover, Del.- Join the Delaware Victims' Rights Task Force and its participating agencies as we observe National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW). NCVRW ...



High School Students Spark Investigation With KKK Song Set to 'Jingle Bells' Tune  The Daily Beast

School officials in New Hampshire have launched an investigation after video surfaced this weekend of two high school students singing a song about the Ku ...



Stabbing incident sends Dover-area man to hospital  Dover Post

Lenquesha N. Whitehurst allegedly stabbed the man during an argument.



Kemp recognized as Delaware Career Association Advisor of the Year  Dover Post

Cathy Kemp was recognized at the Sept. 18 Caesar Rodney School Board meeting for being chosen as the Delaware Career Association Advisor of the Year ...



Best Bets: Dover-based Awake at Last takes on music world  Delaware State News

After a busy 2018, Dover-based rock band Awake at Last is looking at even more schedule-packed 2019. While last year saw the four-member group play a stint ...



Mary E. Jarrell | Obituaries  The Star Democrat

Mary Evelyn Evans Jarrell, 101, passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at The Delaware Hospice in Milford, DE.



A&E Properties ribbon-cutting  Dover Post

The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for A&E Properties on April 9 at one of the company's newest house projects.



High school students to compete in Delaware Envirothon on April 11  Middletown Transcript

The 24th annual Delaware Envirothon, an environmental education competition in which Delaware high school students compete for scholarships and prizes, ...



Christiansen files for re-election as Dover mayor  Delaware State News

DOVER — The past four years have given Dover Mayor Robin R. Christiansen a chance to work hand in hand on the city's most pressing issues alongside ...



Gun found in students bag at Middletown High School  Dover Post

A gun was found in a Middletown High School student's book bag Friday morning after the student was in a dispute with another student in the school.



Three charged in rash of Hartly/Marydel area burglaries  Dover Post

The Delaware State Police have announced the arrest of three suspects in connection with a spree of thefts from motor vehicles in the Hartly and Marydel areas.



Del Tech cross-country teams kick off 2018 season on Sept. 1  Dover Post

The Delaware Technical Community College men's and women's cross-country teams will look to build upon the successful 2017 season when the 2018 season ...



9 things to watch for during Delaware's high school spring sports tournaments  The News Journal

Nine things to watch as all of the DIAA spring sports tournaments and meets unfold over the next two weeks.



Delaware high school football roundup, Week 5: Middletown blanks Appo in rivalry game  The News Journal

Brad Myers looks at Week 5 in Delaware high school football.



DIAA honors 33 student-athlete scholars | The Latest from WDEL Sports  WDEL 1150AM

Thirty-three athletes from throughout Delaware were honored by the DIAA at the annual Secretary of Education Scholars Banquet at Dover Downs this week.



See how your high school is ranked by U.S. News & World Report  The News Journal

The Charter School of Wilmington is the top high school in the state, according to U.S. News and World Report.



Delaware high school football top performances: Week 5  The News Journal

Top performances from Week 5 in Delaware high school football.



Dover High School Alumni Association awards 5 scholarships  Dover Post

The Dover High School Alumni Association presented scholarships to five seniors at the June 5 Dover High School Senior Awards Ceremony. Recipients of the ...



DSU Early College High School commencement May 15 - News  Dover Post

The Early College High School will distribute diplomas to is its class of graduates during its commencement ceremony at 7 p.m. May 15 in the Education and ...



Magnolia man faces inappropriate touching charges  Dover Post

Police say the incident occurred at Caesar Rodney's homecoming football game.



‘Sweeping’ changes set for Dover  Delaware State News

DOVER — The city of Dover's Public Works Streets Division — which oversees street maintenance through much of the city — recently made a sweeping ...



Bridgeville fifth-grader wins Monster Mile Youth Nation Design Challenge  Dover Post

Nakaiya Burbage surprised by NASCAR truck driver Todd Gilliland.



Delawarean gets his big break in 'A Madea Family Funeral'  The News Journal

Courtney Burrell dropped out of Delaware State University in 2010 just one credit short of graduating with a degree in information technology because he was ...



Four burglary suspects nabbed near Pearsons Corner  Dover Post

Seven guns were reported stolen and four have been recovered.



Demolition Begins For Old Dover High School - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -  WBOC TV 16

DOVER, Del.- The end is finally here for the old Dover High School. For months Capital School District has been preparing for the 49-year-old building to be ...



Teens facing drug possession charges in Dover  Dover Post

The boys are identified as 13-year-old Jamar Stokes-Harris, Zyair Garner, 16, and Terrence Mears, 16.



‘Junie B. Jones’ goes by the book at Dover High School  Delaware State News

Dover High School senior Ave Burleigh, as title character Junie B. Jones, in the school's stage adaption of the popular children's book series. The show will be ...



UPDATE: Where is Jasmine the Boxer?  Dover Post

UPDATE, January 22: Jasmine the Boxer is not with the BVSPCA, 2nd Chance Fur-Babies Animal Rescue, her original foster or her original owner. The person ...



Hartly-area fire ruled accidental  Dover Post

Investigators from the Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal have determined a fire near Hartly that destroyed several buildings was caused by accident.



Fire destroys historic Cheswold-area church  Dover Post

The blaze destroyed the First Union church on West Denney's Road.



Missing person case turns into murder/suicide investigation  Dover Post

Ayhanna Baker-Griffin had been missing for five days.



Students at New Hampshire high school under investigation for KKK-themed Christmas jingle  New York Daily News

New Hampshire school officials said Monday they're looking into why exactly a class of high school students changed the lyrics to “Jingle Bells” into a pro-KKK ...



Dover High School announces the Honor Roll for the First Quarter, 2016-2017  Foster's Daily Democrat

DOVER — Dover High School is pleased to recognize the following students who qualified for the Honor Roll during Quarter One, 2016-2017High HonorsGrade ...



Dover Century Club visits Westminster Village for Womens History Month  Dover Post

In celebration of Women's History Month, members of the Dover Century Club visited with residents of Westminster Village Assisted Living of Dover and ...



Capital School District honors 2019 Teachers of the Year  Dover Post

Capital School District's 2019 Teachers of the Year from each school were recognized and honored during a May 7 banquet at the Duncan Center in Dover.



Yet still struggling  Dover Post

Edward “Scot” Husbands, of Milton, is struggling to navigate the shambles of his life. In 2016, he was acquitted of charges related to unlawful sexual contact with ...



Three charged in Frederica gas station robbery  Dover Post

Delaware State Police have arrested two men and a teenager in connection with a recent robbery. Division spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said the ...



Chelsea Anokye-Agyei to Represent Delaware in 2019 Poetry Out Loud National Finals in Washington  news.delaware.gov

Smyrna, Del. (February 26, 2019) – From an initial field of 20 Delaware high school students and then twelve state finalists, Chelsea Anokye-Agyei, a senior from ...



3 cool things to do in Delaware this weekend, from April 26-28  Dover Post

Some fun First State events for you to dive into this weekend.



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