Picture Day Sept 12th!

Picture Day September 12 for grades 6-8 and 10-11.

If you haven’t already, there’s still time to order school pictures on today.

Si aún no lo hiciste, estás a tiempo de encargar hoy las fotos escolares en

Envía tu pedido del retrato antes del 12 septiembre 2017.

Activity Bus 2017-18

The Activity Bus will begin running today, September 5.

Activity Bus Cab Calloway – City SY1718

7th-12th Grade “Choreographers in Collaboration Concert”

The 2nd Annual “Choreographers in Collaboration Concert”  will be held  on Thursday September 14th. This will be presented as a school show during the day.  Students can prepare pieces of their choice up to 3.5 minutes.  Each choreographer should be collaborating with a different art form. We welcome all cast sizes from duets to large groups. This is open to 7th-12 graders ONLY.   Auditions will be held on Wednesday September 6th. This is a fast turnaround for our show so we are expecting to see completed pieces. This is a great opportunity to connect with your peers over the summer and get creative. We look forward to seeing all your pieces! Please contact either Mrs. Madsen Robbins at or Mrs. Cohen Sherlock at if you have any questions or concerns.

Tara Madsen Robbins MFA, BA

Professional Dancer, Choreographer, Educator

Cab Calloway School of the Arts

Dance Faculty

Ice Cream Social, August 23

Cab Calloway Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO) welcomes you to the 2017/2018 School Year!

               Join us at the new Student Orientation and the PTSO sponsored Ice Cream Social on August 23rd and learn what the PTSO does to help our students and teachers.

Whether you would like to be involved a little or a lot – your tax deductible donation enables the PTSO to support our students, teachers and staff throughout the year.

Attached is the PTSO Membership form and more information on the various activities the PTSO is involved in.

Looking forward to seeing you!

If you have any questions, please reach out to the PTSO any time:

Thank you for your support,

Cab Calloway PTSO

Support Leon’s Team for the Annual 5K

This is the 4th year for Leon’s Team and my first year on the team participating in the B+ 5K to Fight Childhood Cancer to raise money for a cure and to remember Leon Huhn! Sterling will be away at his summer job, but Sebastien – his brother – and I will be walking with the Huhn family and many of our neighbors as we remember Leon together as they live right up the street from us and Leon and Max were part of our Cab carpool.

Please help us by making a contribution online to support Leon’s Team:

1.       Click here<> and select Leon’s Team

2.       Find our name (Ashley Dalzell or Sebastien Gray) and click on it

3.       Complete the online form and safely use a credit card to make a donation.  You’ll receive an online receipt for tax purposes.

Thank you for helping us fight to childhood cancer and remembering Leon.  Please forward this to others so we can surpass our goal!

Ashley Dalzell-Gray

(Cab parent of a 2016 grad)

Ashley Dalzell-Gray

Free summer meals for kids up to age 18!

Food Bank info link

Food Bank of Delaware

Fall Sports

Fall Sports Physicals Due on or Before August 1

All student athletes participating in a fall sport must provide a completed DIAA form  to the school nurse on or before   AUGUST 1, 2017.   Fall sports include football, cross country, field hockey, boys soccer and girls volleyball. Avoid the last minute rush and get your physicals scheduled now.    Call your health care provider or the School-Based Health Center at 651-2100 and get your physicals done now. Students must be registered at the School-Based Health Center in order to have a physical done.  Please complete this registration form before your appointment.

Tryouts start August 15.  No physicals will be processed on August 14 or 15! Student athletes must use the DIAA form that can be downloaded here.  If you have any questions concerning sport physicals, call the school nurse, Anne Cloud, at 651-2700 ext 504 or Chris Eddy, athletic director at 651-2727 ext 345. Please leave a message and your call will be returned.

Anne Cloud, MSN, RN

School Nurse

Cab Calloway School of the Arts

Red Clay Consolidated School District

Phone 302-651-2700 x504

Fax 302-651-2656

FINALE & June 12 & 13

8th Grade

Friday morning is the FINALE ceremony for grade 8 at 9:00 AM.  If all of their work is complete, and they are being promoted, they are finished on Friday after the ceremony.  Their dance is that evening from 6 – 9 PM.  Students who are in danger of NOT BEING PROMOTED should attend next week to complete any missed work toward promotion.


Students in grades 9, 10 or 11 – only need to come next week to make up exams.

On Monday, June 12th:

All 6th and 7th graders will attend classes with their teachers for next year.  (We are calling this our middle school MOVE UP.)  6th graders will meet their 7th grade teachers and 7th grade students will meet their 8th grade teachers.  Teachers will share with students what to expect for next year, and will also share summer work expectations with students.

The after lunch schedule is as follows for 6th and 7th graders on Monday, June 12th:

11:07             Period 1 in the next year’s grade

11:31             Period 2 in the next year’s grade

11:55             Period 3 in the next year’s grade

12:29             Period 4 in the next year’s grade

12:53             Period 5 in the next year’s grade

1:17               Period 6 in the next year’s grade

1:41               Period 7 in the next year’s grade

2:05               Period 8 in the next year’s grade

WCU Summer Music Camps- registration deadlines

Summer Music Camps

Online registration deadline for the 2017 WCU Elementary School and Middle School Summer Music Camps is Friday, June 16th. Paper applications for the EL/MS Camps must be postmarked by Friday, June 16th.

Applications for the 2017 HS Summer Music Institute must be submitted (online or postmarked) by Monday, June 26th.

All of our summer camp brochures and applications can be found online at

Professor Ralph Sorrentino

Director, EL and MS Summer Music Camps

Director, HS Summer Music Institute


PTSO and the After Prom Committee would like to thank all CAB families who so generously donated to the success of the 2017 After Prom. We appreciate all that you did to help make the event a success: whether it was food that you donated, gift cards, monetary support and/or the time you volunteered to help with preparations or the night’s festivities at the Hockessin Athletic Club.

We’d also like to recognize two very special individuals who donated their professional services in order to help make the evening more special – please think of them when you are planning your own events and may need the assistance they can provide:

1. John McCafferty of MJMAC Productions was on hand to photograph and videotape at both Prom and After Prom. John is the friendly face behind the camera at SO MANY CAB events – he and his family are incredibly generous with their time and talent. You may not know that John also does Computer Repair and Tuneups, Photo Restoration, and Media Conversion. See for more  302-439-3666

2. Polly Tindle is a complete Party Planning Consultant for everything from home parties to big events. She has experience in menu planning, catering, choosing locations, setup, musicians. She willingly dug through her basement and brought a car full of supplies to help personalize our space at the HAC. ( or 302-299-5117) Polly also coordinates Spring/Fall cooking classes done by local and visiting chefs at Everything But the Kitchen Sink – for more information see

Guylaine Barnes


TSA McDonalds Fundraiser June 8th!

Next Thursday June 8th we will have a fundraiser to support Cab Calloway TSA’s trip to Nationals in Orlando Florida. Please spread the word! The poster was created by Taylor H.

Located on Kirkwood Highway on near Price’s corner from 4pm-7pm.


4625 Kirkwood Hwy

Wilmington, DE, United States

Thank you.


Will Greider

Digital Communication Arts Teacher

Yearbook Advisor

Cab Calloway School of the Arts


From: Linda Reagan

The 8th Grade Class will celebrate their middle school experience with their Finale Dance on Friday, June 9 from 6 – 9pm. PARENT HELP IS NEEDED to make this work smoothly! This year’s theme is Cab’s Fantastic Finale Funhouse (shh – it’s a surprise), and we will have carnival games, food and activities to match our theme.

We are asking the parents of each 8th Grader to donate 1 or 2 $5-$10 gift cards to be able to use as prizes for the games. Please send gift cards to the office in a sealed envelope labeled “PTSO – 8th Grade Finale Dance”. This will ensure they get where they need to be.

We also need MANY volunteers for the night of the dance. We appreciate anything you can do. The Sign-up Genius Link to sign up for donations and volunteer is here<>.

This is going to be such a fun event for the kids! We can’t wait!! If you have any questions, please contact Linda Reagan ( 302.690.2598).

Linda Reagan

Human Resources Manager

NorthBay | North East, MD


Make a Wish Foundation Comes to Delaware!

From: Golder Holly

Have you ever wished to have your name displayed in Cab Calloway’s lobby? Now you can!  During school tomorrow, the Interact club will be having a fundraiser for Make a Wish. They will be selling Make a Wish stars that will be on display in the lobby for $1 during lunch and activity period.

Delaware was just awarded its own chapter and  through its foundation they grant the wish of every child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition. A money raised in Delaware, stays in Delaware.

8th Grade Finale Dance Planning Meeting WEDS, 5/24!!

It’s almost here!!  The 8th Grade Finale Dance is on Friday, 6/9 from 7 – 9pm!

All interested parents can come to our next planning/preparation meeting this Wednesday, 5/24 from 6 – 9pm!

Looking forward to seeing you there!!

Linda Reagan


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