Cape Gazette

Education Briefs

Apr 01, 2014

Widener to hold info session on ed leadership doctorate April 10

Widener University announces an information night for those interested in joining the next cohort in the K-12 Educational Leadership Doctoral Program offered on the campus of Sussex Technical School District in Georgetown. The information night will begin at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10, at Sussex Tech High School, 17099 County Seat Highway near Georgetown.

Officials from both Widener University and Sussex Technical School District will be on hand to answer questions from interested students. Information will be available on curriculum and course sequence, course format, fees and related topics. Classes for the fall 2014 semester are scheduled to begin in late August.

Individuals interested in attending this free informational meeting are encouraged to contact Dr. Michael Owens, director of extended learning with the Sussex Technical School District, at 302-856-9035 or email

Milford High School Quarter Auction April 11

A Quarter Auction will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, April 11, at Milford High School cafeteria, 1019 N. Walnut St., Milford. The event is sponsored by the MHS After Prom Committee to raise money to provide Milford High School students and their guests a safe, alcohol-free, parent-chaperoned event after their prom.

The Quarter Auction is fun for all ages. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door and include a bidding paddle and a $10 roll of quarters. A special drawing will be held for advance ticket sales. Vendors will be set up with cash-and-carry gift items. Food will be available all evening and a 50/50 will be held.

For more information about the event or to purchase tickets, contact Lynn Wilkins at 302-222-0257 or

Very Special Arts announces reception for exhibit April 16

Very Special Arts-Delaware announces the Sussex Consortium After-School Arts Program exhibit reception will take place from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 16, in the auditorium at Cape Henlopen High School. The event is open to the public, and there is no admission fee.

This exhibition showcases artwork created by Sussex Consortium students during a VSADE artist residency program. VSADE residency teaching artists Colleen Lowe, Kirsten Geyer and Ciera Hackett facilitated a program that provided opportunities for the development of artistic skills and the exploration of various materials and techniques.

This VSA Delaware project is made possible by funding provided by the Carl M. Freeman FACES grant program.

VSA Delaware is an arts and disability organization whose purpose is to help create a society where people with disabilities can learn through, participate in and enjoy the arts. For more information, contact Jennifer Gunther at or at 302-857-6699.

Milford Garden Club opens scholarship applications for Kent and Sussex students

The Milford Garden Club is offering two $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors residing in Kent or Sussex county. The scholarships will be awarded to students planning on entering the field of horticulture, landscape design, forestry, environmental studies or a related field. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, April 30. For more information about applications, contact Leona Langone at 302- 422-8070 or email

Cape class of 1984 to hold reunion Nov. 8

The Cape Henlopen High School class of 1984 plans to hold its 30-year class reunion from 6:30 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 8, at Irish Eyes in Lewes. Alumni are asked to spread the word and have classmates send their contact information (including maiden name and address) to and follow on Facebook at 30 Year Cape Henlopen Class of 1984 Reunion





Comments (1)
Posted by: Dave Frederick | Jan 02, 2012 11:59

A great choice for a major way to go Amber Jo!

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