Cape Gazette

Education Briefs

Oct 21, 2014

Lewes Public Library to help seniors with college readiness

In an effort to support seniors at Cape Henlopen High School during College Application Week, the Lewes Public Library will provide computers, resources, and assistance from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 28, through Thursday, Oct. 30. Seniors are encouraged to fill out their Common College Application, or use the time to concentrate on writing their essays. Students are encouraged to bring flash drives to save any work they complete.

The library will also host an academic resume workshop from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 8. Librarians and teen volunteers will be on hand to help seniors craft their resumes. No registration is required for either program, but space is limited. Any questions may be directed to the Teen Services Librarian, Lea Tomer, at 302-645-2733.

RSVP by Oct. 31 to attend Cape class of 2004 reunion

Cape Henlopen High School’s class of 2004 will hold its 10th reunion from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 29, at the Atlantic Sands Hotel in Rehoboth Beach. Admission for alumni and guests is free. The night of fun includes music, appetizers, cocktails and a photo booth. RSVP by Friday, Oct. 31, to

Georgetown-Millsboro Rotary sets Oct. 31 scholarship deadline

The Georgetown-Millsboro Rotary Club is again offering college scholarships to students living in the Georgetown and Millsboro areas. The deadline for applying is Friday, Oct. 31. Scholarship details and the application are available at or by contacting Grants Chair Stephen Kasperski at or calling 302-855-9477. There are 40 Rotary Clubs in District 7630, which includes all of Delaware and Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Many Rotary clubs offer college scholarships. To learn more about Rotary or to find a Rotary club in the area, visit and

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.

ESL classes offered at UUSD

Free English as a Second Language classes for adults will be offered from 5 to 7 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday evening at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Southern Delaware, 33739 Marsh Road No. 2, Lewes. Baby-sitting is provided. For more information call 302-645-9061 or 410-967-1652, or  email

School Counselor of the Year nominations due Nov. 21

The Delaware School Counselor Association announces that nominations are open for School Counselor of the Year. One school counselor from each level (elementary, middle, and high school) will be chosen as winners. Winners will be nominated for the national American School Counselor Association of the Year Award.

Nominations are accepted from administrators, coworkers, parents, students, or community members. Nominations can be entered online at The nomination deadline is Friday, Nov. 21. For more information on the DSCA School Counselor of the Year awards, contact Maud Forsberg-Davis at or 302-422-1650, Ext. 239.

Talon Foreman of Lewes accepted into national freshman honor society

Talon Foreman, son of Shuna Harmon of Lewes, was recently accepted into Phi Eta Sigma, the national freshman honor society, at Salisbury University.

Foreman is a sophomore majoring in communication arts. He is a member of SUTV and the Quiddatch team. Foreman is a 2013 graduate of Cape Henlopen High School in Lewes.

At Salisbury University some 8,600 students in 43 undergraduate and 16 graduate programs pursue liberal arts and professional degrees.

Erin Ricker of Lewes earns dean's list recognition at Lehigh University

Dean's list status, which is awarded to students who earned a scholastic average of 3.6 or better while carrying at least 12 hours of regularly graded courses, has been awarded to Erin Ricker of Lewes in the spring 2014 semester.

For 149 years, Lehigh University at has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. The institution is among the nation's most selective, highly ranked private research universities.

DOC graduates and assigns16 new probation and parole officers

The Delaware Department of Correction held a graduation ceremony Oct. 17, for 16 employees who recently completed the Basic Officer Training Course.

The graduates, who took the oath of office and received their assignments before family, friends, and DOC officials, will join their fellow probation and parole officers in the task of supervising approximately 17,000 adult offenders across the state.

Graduates completed a nine-week training program designed to provide the foundation of knowledge, skills and techniques required to effectively supervise and manage adult offenders in the community. Among the topics addressed in the training program are case processing, offender assessment, weapons training, legal issues, search and seizure law, and defensive tactics.

Lullaby Learning Center completes Delaware Star level 4

Lullaby Learning Center has completed the standard for Delaware Star level 4. Executive Director Sheri Gebbia said Lullaby Learning Center is pleased about its advancement to Star level 4 for its first assessment. “Being assessed for the first time, our staff is proud to have excelled so high, and we look forward to continuing our journey to becoming a better program and reaching Star level 5. Not only has it benefited our staff, but it ensures that our families and students are getting a quality early childhood education.”

Delaware Stars promotes high-quality early learning for young children and sets the Stars quality rating that guides families seeking the best program for their child. Programs can achieve up to 5 stars as they commit to, improve and maintain quality. Families can learn more about the Delaware Stars program by visiting





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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