A Message from the Superintendent: March 11, 2020

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A Message from the Superintendent: March 11, 2020

NXTFEST is a can’t-miss event for students and families

NXTFEST is a can't-miss event for students and families on March 10 at 6:30 PM at The John Dickinson School (1801 Milltown Road, Wilmington)

At NXTFEST (formerly the Red Clay College & Career Fair), we will connect students with people, resources and knowledge to help them take their next step after high school. Meet employers and admissions teams from over 60 colleges and universities, learn how to pay for college with workshops led by financial aid experts, and hear from inspiring young professionals who are changing the world.

• 60+ Colleges and Universities
• Internships, Career Opportunities and Armed Forces
• Advice from Inspiring Young Entrepreneurs
• Financial Aid Experts
• Tips for Rocking the SAT
• Headshot Booth & Resume Reviews

RSVP at for a chance to win a free NXTFEST t-shirt!

Join us for Side Show in the Cab Calloway Theater!

High School Musical - 6 DATES THROUGH MAR 15, 2020

Based on the true story of conjoined twins and famed entertainers Violet and Daisy Hilton, Side Show is a remarkable musical about acceptance, love, and embracing one’s uniqueness. As the starring act of a sideshow, helmed by an abusive ringmaster, Violet and Daisy Hilton are eager to accept an offer of fame, fortune, and potential romance proffered by Terry, a talent scout, and Buddy, a budding musician. As stars on the Orpheum Circuit, it seems that Violet and Daisy have everything they ever wanted. The one thing they lack, however, is the fulfillment of their hearts’ desires. Different as they are, when it comes to matters of the heart, Daisy and Violet have the same burning questions: “Who could proudly stand beside me? Who will love me as I am?” Nearly entirely sung-through, Side Show features soulful music, stunningly beautiful lyrics, and powerhouse show-stoppers, particularly the famous duets “Who Will Love Me as I Am” and “I Will Never Leave You.” A stunning reminder of the importance of accepting and celebrating what makes us unique, Side Show is a true story that will touch audience’s hearts.



On Wednesday, February 26th, the Cab Calloway Middle School BPA Chapter achieved great success at the State Leadership Conference by placing 16 students nationally with 3 team and 3 individual first place awards.

The results as follows:

  • Michelle M., Iveena M., Quinn M., Meghan V. placed 1st in Digital Game Design Team Event
  • Saathvi A., Krupa M., Srivyshnavi S., Dhriti T. placed 1st in Website Design Team Event
  • Saisha B., Evelyne K., Joyce L., Aanya Y. placed 1st in Video Production Team Event
  • Sahaana R. and Aanya Y. placed 1st and 2nd in Prepared Speech
  • Iveena M. placed 1st in Extemporaneous Speech and Business Math Concepts
  • Michelle M. placed 2nd in Business Communications, 3rd in Business Fundamentals and 3rd in Financial Literacy
  • Anjali M. placed 3rd in Graphic Design Promotion
  • Joyce L. placed 4th in Spreadsheet Applications
  • Gayatri P. 4th in Digital Citizenship
  • Miranda T. placed 5th in Business Fundamentals and Computer Literacy

These students can attend the National Leadership Conference in Washington D.C. from May 5th to May 10th, we are very proud of all students who participated in the conference.

The Cab Calloway BPA Chapter is coached by Business Education teacher and BPA Advisor Sverrir Georgsson.

Black History Month Celebration

Inspired by Beyoncé’s Homecoming documentary

Black History Homecoming Show at Cab Calloway School of the Arts on the 21st of February 2020. The show was a student-developed, directed, and defined production celebrating the cultural aspects of being a young person of color in American society today. The Black History Homecoming Show was inspired by Beyoncé’s Homecoming documentary. Within the show, performances ranged from voices lifting in prayer to dances that expressed the hardships and injustice that people of color face. Students of Cab danced, sang, cited poetry, and celebrated contemporary artists as well as those with whom our parents grew up. These performances represented a culture, which has been built on love, sacrifice, oppression, injustice, racism, and much more. Most of all, at Cab Calloway School of the Arts, we celebrated a culture that desires to know and to include, to understand and to grow by truly knowing one another. Overall, the students at CCSA put together an amazing show, which immersed the audience in a journey of being a young person of color in the current American society.

Kimorah B.

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