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Wilmington University’s Spring Open House

Hello,

On Wednesday, May 3, Wilmington University is opening its doors to prospective students and offering them a view of how its educational opportunities differ from those of other institutes of higher education.

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Get to know Wilmington University at its Spring Open House on Wednesday, May 3, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Learn about WilmU’s career-focused degree programs, flexible course options, budget-friendly tuition, and seamless credit transfer policy. Faculty members will be on hand to answer questions and the $35 application fee will be waived at the event. The open house will take place at three convenient locations across Delaware: in New Castle, at the Pratt Student Center on WilmU’s main campus, 320 N. DuPont Highway; in Dover, at Building A on the Dover campus, 3282 N. DuPont Highway; and in Georgetown, at the Carter Partnership Center at 21225 College Drive. To register, visit http://events.wilmu.edu/site/admissionsandrecruiting/event/spring-open-house. For more information, contact Undergraduate Admissions at (302) 356-6744 or undergradadmissions@wilmu.edu<mailto:undergradadmissions@wilmu.edu>.

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Thank you in advance, and best regards,

David Bernard  |  public relations associate

Wilmington University

320 N. DuPont Highway

New Castle, DE 19720

(302) 327-4902

www.wilmu.edu/news/index.aspx

DRUMLINE 2017 COMPETITION

The Cab Calloway Drumline will host its annual drumline competition on Saturday, April 22, at 3:00 p.m.  This year’s event will feature high school percussion sections from throughout the area, along with multiple color guard and dance teams.

The event is always filled with high energy and entertainment.  It will be held in the Cab gym and the cost is $10.00 per person

Come out and enjoy the last of Spring break and see the dynamic drumline in action.

Kelly LongoriaDrumline Invite

Chipotle Fundraiser for CSW Wrestling Team

Come in to Chipotle at 3700 Kirkwood Highway in Wilmington on Wednesday, April 26th between 3:00pm-9:00pm.  Bring in the flyer or show it on your smartphone so that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to the CSW Wrestling Team.

The CSW Wrestling Team is coached by our high school science teacher, Mr. Reese Rigby and our 7th grade English teacher, Mr. Jeff Haycraft.

Thank you.

CSW Wrestling-Chipotle 4_26_17 (2)

8th Grade Finale Dance planning!!

Just a reminder to join us for the 8th Grade Finale Dance planning meeting this Wdnesday, 4/12 at 6pm in the cafeteria!

We would like to invite all parents of 8th Grade students to assist in the planning and preparation of the 8th Grade Finale Dance.  This is a great opportunity for us to leave our children with a final fun memory of their middle school experience.

Our meetings are scheduled for every Wednesday (except during Spring Break) from 6 – 9pm in the Cafeteria.  Come for the meetings you are able to attend and stay for as long as you are able – any and all help is appreciated!

Please join us for our first meeting on Wednesday, April 12 at 6pm in the Cafeteria!  We will reveal our Theme (shh- it’s a surprise to our 8th Graders), talk about the ideas we have and come up with some other fun ideas, and work through some project ideas that we know we will need help in getting accomplished.

We are very excited to make this an awesome experience for our 8th Graders!

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out!

The 8th Grade Finale Committee

Kim Murray

kimbade@aol.com

Linda Reagan

lreagan@northbayadventure.org

Ann Bartley

a.bartley31075@gmail.com

Jenn Reilly

Jennegg2002@gmail.com

Looking forward to a great Finale!!!

CSW’s Annual Volunteer Fair

CSW’s Annual Volunteer Fair will be held on Thursday, April 6, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. in the gym. You will have the opportunity to meet non-profit organizations with volunteer openings for teenagers (9th -12th grades). Organizations include the Brandywine Zoo, Faithful FriendsBoy Scouts, Ronald McDonald House, Hagley MuseumDelaware Art MuseumLutheran Community ServicesBest BuddiesUrban Bike ProjectUrban PromiseHilltop Lutheran Neighborhood CenterCenter for Creative ArtsSMART SummerWest End Neighborhood House, and Lion’s Heart.

After Prom Tickets

2017 After Prom tickets are being sold to juniors and seniors for $15 in the cafeteria this week during lunch. They can be purchased as part of a bundled transaction with a $55 Prom ticket as a one transaction purchase, or they can be purchased for the same $15 as a standalone ticket for anyone who chooses not to attend the Prom, but would enjoy a more casual evening out with friends at the Hockessin Athletic Club for After Prom. All are welcome!

Every ticket for AfterProm comes with the added benefit of the student’s name being put into an AfterProm drawing where five winners will each receive a $20 entry into the Firefly Raffle to win a pair of Firefly Tickets valued at $600. The five After Prom winners will be among the maximum of 300 tickets sold for the Raffle in order to maintain favorable winning odds. Depending on the popularity of the Firefly Raffle, there could be less than 300 tickets in the final drawing which further increases the value of the five After Prom Firefly entries being awarded.  Students must be present at the AfterProm in order to be eligible to win one of the five tickets.

We hope that all students will come celebrate with their peers at the After Prom – the Hockessin Athletic Club is a premium entertainment venue with an Olympic size swimming pool and slide for fun and games,  ping pong, video games, board games, music, snacks, and many other activities set up for a totally enjoyable casual wrap up to the school year and a big night out!

Guylaine Barnes & Karen Pride karenpride karenpride@aol.com

Grades 9-11- Volunteer Opportunity

The Ronald McDonald House is looking for volunteers ages 16 and older to be trained to work in the Family Room Volunteer Position. Students will be required to commit to one 3 hour shift per week between June 12th and August 14th. Students will be working to welcome families to the House.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Only a certain number of shifts are available. Once all the available shifts have been filled applications and new interviews will be closed.

This is a unique opportunity to work closely with families while earning volunteer hour and make a BIG difference. If you are interested in learning more about this or other opportunities visit the Ronald McDonald House website at: https://rmhde.org/volunteer/

Volunteer – Ronald McDonald House of Delawarermhde.org

More than 400 volunteers serve as the backbone of the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware. Our volunteers provide all of the necessary guest services that ma

To apply specifically for the Family Room Volunteer Position either pick up an application in the School Counseling Office or apply online at: https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=711554875

Angela Jones, M.Ed

School Counselor

Cab Calloway School of the Arts

100. N DuPont Rd

Wilmington, DE 19807

302-651-2705 ext 129

CEEB Code: 080157

Great Gift for Graduates

Need a great gift for your graduate?

Choose a personalized theatre plaque and help support arts education programs at Cab Calloway School of the Arts!

For a limited time only, a certificate suitable for framing (with seat number and sponsorship level), signed by the Dean, will accompany your order.

Your plaque will be displayed on a seat in the Cab Calloway Theatre as well as on the Patron board located on the wall to the right of the box office.

Certificates will accompany all orders placed in April and May – in time to present to your student at graduation.

Order your commemorative theatre plaque now at www.ccsatheatre.org

Your purchase is a contribution to the Cab Calloway School Fund (CCSF), a 501c(3) non-profit organization supporting CCSA, and is tax-deductible.

Delaware College Night 2017

Delaware College Night 2017

When:  Thursday, April 6, 2017

Where: Hodgson Vo-Tech High School

Time:    7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Find out about admissions criteria, tuition, scholarships and financial aid.

For more information, and a listing of colleges and universities in attendance, please see the attached flyers or visit:  www.collegefair.org

Great Schools, Clean Streams Pledge!

Pledge now at: www.GreatSchoolsCleanStreams.org

Each year, New Castle County’s Department of Special Services runs the Great Schools, Clean Streams pledge drive to encourage our residents to take simple steps to protect their homes and our waterways from plumbing and sewer clogs. By taking a simple pledge, you can enjoy a safer, cleaner home and a healthier natural environment.

Sixteen schools will win funds to use for campus projects and supplies! Take the Great Schools Clean Streams pledge to help you school claim its share! CCSA wants to be on top!

Bertucci Fundraiser for the CSW Girls Soccer team

On Thursday, April 6th from 11am-10pm.  The team will receive 15% of what is spent at the restaurant.  But they also accept carry out orders.  Online orders need to select “pay in store” for the team to receive the credit for their order.  Both the Christiana and Concord Bertucci locations are participating in this fundraiser, but the fundraiser flyer needs to be presented for the team to receive 15% of their order.

YMCA Sport Program for Youth 13-18

The Central YMCA is offering a great opportunity to youth ages 13-18. Although the program started on March 7th, your child can still join the program. Please see the attached information and contact Megin Hewes at the YMCA, if you are interested.

YMCA Sport Program for Youth

Denyce Graves Master Class – free and open to the public

Hello!

The University of Delaware and the Delaware Symphony are partnering to present a master class with world renowned mezzo-soprano, Denyce Graves on Saturday, March 25th at 1pm at Gore Recital Hall, the University of Delaware. JPG and PDF versions of the flyer are attached.  We encourage you and your students to attend, and ask that you help spread the word.  Hope to see you there!

Ms. Graves will be performing with the Delaware Symphony Orchestra under the direction of David Amado on Friday, March 24th at the Grand Opera House and Sunday, March 26th at Dover High School.  Student tickets ($10) are still available for both performances.

ABOUT DENYCE GRAVES –Mezzo-Soprano

Recognized worldwide as one of today’s most exciting vocal stars, Denyce Graves continues to gather unparalleled popular and critical acclaim in performances on four continents. USA Today identifies her as “an operatic superstar of the 21st Century,” and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution exclaims, “if the human voice has the power to move you, you will be touched by Denyce Graves.”

The combination of her expressive, rich vocalism, elegant stage presence, and exciting theatrical abilities allows her to pursue a wide breadth of operatic portrayals and to delight audiences in concert and recital appearances. Denyce Graves has become particularly well-known to operatic audiences for her portrayals of the title roles in Carmen and Samson et Dalila. These signature roles have brought Ms. Graves to all the major Opera Houses of the world, and she has made numerous  recordings. Among the many awards she has received is the Marian Anderson Award, presented to her personally by Miss Anderson.

Ms. Graves’s dedication to the singers of the next generation continues to be an important part of her career and recently she joined the voice faculty of the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore. In addition to her session with Dover High School Students following the concert, during her time in Delaware, she will give a Master Class on Saturday, February 25, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., at Gore Recital Hall, Roselle Center for the Arts, University of Delaware, which is open to the public at no charge.

Any questions, please feel free to contact me at the mail and phone number below.

Marjie Ripsom

Part-time Education Coordinator

Delaware Symphony Orchestra

marjier@delawaresymphony.org

302-656-7442 ext 1005

AFTER PROM MEETING Wednesday, March 15th at 7 pm

The PTSO AfterProm Committee, will hold a meeting today WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15th at 7 PM in the CAB LIBRARY.

Parents with CAB students of any age: Please plan to join us as we plan a festive and safe “late night” party for those attending the Jr./Sr. Prom. Please come prepared to discuss possible themes, gifts for students, and supplemental entertainment/activities for the HAC facility.

After Prom can only be successful with the help of lots of parents helping with multiple tasks like: parking, welcoming incoming students, bag checks, activities, serving food and just making sure everyone is having a good time. Please email us if you plan to help during the event only.

If your student is not currently a junior or senior, please still consider participating as a way of meeting new friends and preparing for future involvement when your student does attend.

Questions? Email: guylaine.barnes@astrazeneca.com  or karenpride@aol.com

Town Hall meeting at McKean HS

This Thursday, March 16 , Governor Carney will host a Town Hall meeting concerning the state budget.

This meeting will be held at McKean High School starting at 7:00pm.

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