Red Clay

Consolidated School District

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  • Early Kindergarten Registration

    All Red Clay elementary schools will hold events on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 and Thursday, May 11, 2017 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. to register children for the incoming kindergarten class.

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  • Employment Rate 100% for Project Search Interns

    Tears, joy and elation are some of the emotions Red Clay students in the Project SEARCH program at Christiana Care Hospital express when they see their first job acceptance letter.

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  • Red Clay Consolidated School District Chinese/Spanish Immersion Programs

    The Red Clay Consolidated School District is offering a new exciting opportunity for elementary students attending...

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  • PTA Sponsors Candidate’s Forum

    The Delaware PTA is sponsoring a Candidate’s Forum on April 25, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium at Conrad Schools of Science, 201 Jackson Avenue, Wilmington.

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  • HEY Day at Heritage

    For some first and second grade students at Heritage Elementary School seeing the principal, Alice Conlin, is the best part of their day. They participate in Heritage Enriching Youth (HEY) Day, a new enrichment opportunity during the months of March and April, and are her students in a class called Puzzles and Playdoh.

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  • Biotech Fair at Conrad

    A community of guests that included: administration, principals, teachers, coaches, parents and fellow students gathered in the cafeteria of Conrad Schools of Science. The occasion was the 8th Annual Biotech fair.

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  • Students Take PSAT, SAT Tests April 5

    This year, for the first time, Red Clay eighth grade students will join ninth and tenth graders in taking the PSAT test to be given during school on April 5, 2017.

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  • Red Clay and 87ers Sign Broadcast Deal

    The Delaware 87ers games will now appear on Red Clay's EDtv after Superintendent Merv Daugherty and 87ers President Larry Meli signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) Wednesday, March 22, 2017.

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  • Farm to School

    The nutrition team at the Red Clay Consolidated School District continuously researches and implements new ways to keep school lunch menus healthy and exciting.

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  • Anthony D. Orga

    For 38 years, Tony Orga has been a first-class leader both in and out of the classroom. His devotion to the field of mathematics earned him the nickname of math guru. Spending all of his career in Red Clay, Tony was a positive influence in the lives of many students, teachers and parents.

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  • Read 87 at Richardson Park

    Fifth grade students at Richardson Park Elementary School were delighted to have some special guests in their classrooms on Monday, February 27, 2017.

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  • Leah Davis: Red Clay Hall of Fame

    Leah Davis, a well-respected Red Clay teacher and School Board member, was born in Pittsburgh PA.

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  • Stanton and Richardson Park Students Celebrate Read Across America Day

    Stanton Middle School AVID students joined kindergarten students from Richardson Park Elementary School to celebrate the sixteenth annual NEA Read Across America Day.

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  • Christiana Care Uses Their V.O.I.C.E. to Speak Out Against Gun Violence at Dickinson High School

    Christiana Care’s V.O.I.C.E. program, as in Violence Outreach, Intervention and Community Engagement, is a part of a committed effort by the trauma center to reduce gun violence in the areas it serves. The program’s mission is to “Promote positive alternatives to violence in order to reduce retaliation, criminal involvement and re-injury among youth injured by violence.”

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  • Rosemary Banks

    Red Clay will highlight two inductees per week leading up to our gala. Today we highlight Rosemary Banks.

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  • Black History: Honoring The Past, Inspiring The Furure

    After months of planning, collaboration and implementation, students at Stanton Middle School were treated to open discussion panel focusing on education and the drive to succeed.

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  • Red Clay to Pilot New Bus GPS System

    Red Clay will soon be piloting a new bus GPS system called Veonow. It is a real time bus transportation software tracking tool which finds the location of specific buses.

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  • John L. Tentromono

    Red Clay will highlight two inductees per week leading up to our gala. Today we highlight John L. Tentromono.

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  • H. B. Students Participate in No One Eats Alone Day

    As they entered the school cafeteria on February 10, 2017, H.B. du Pont seventh graders were given a small square of colored paper and told to sit at a table with a balloon that corresponded to their color.

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  • Red Clay Hall of Fame Gala - Yvonne Johnson

    Red Clay will highlight two inductees per week leading up to our gala. Today we highlight Yvonne Johnson.

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  • DSU and Red Clay Form Partnership at Kirkwood Campus

    Red Clay students will have the opportunity to take advanced technology classes at a new IT Center the district will open in the 2017-2018 school year at the Delaware State University Wilmington Campus on Kirkwood Highway.

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  • Red Clay Hall of Fame Gala 2017

    The Red Clay Hall of Fame Gala will be held on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Click the link for more info.

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  • North Star Introduces Yoga

    Students at North Star Elementary are practicing a new way to prepare for the academic day. Reading Specialist Kara Patti spends one morning per week teaching an entire grade the practices and techniques of yoga.

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  • Top Winter Bus Safety Tips for Students and Parents

    Winter weather can present travel challenges for both students and parents. The Red Clay Transportation Department has trained district bus drivers and contractors for winter road conditions but the safety of students depends on parents and other motorists as well.

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  • Authors Visit Red Clay Elementary Schools

    In celebration of “I Love to Read” month, eight Red Clay elementary schools will receive visits from nationally recognized authors beginning January 23, 2017.

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  • Improvements Seen at Priority and Focus Schools

    Red Clay is making progress at five schools declared as under improvement by the Delaware Department of Education.

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  • Middle School “Girls Who Code” Club Launched

    Red Clay middle school girls in the Girls Who Code Club are having fun and gaining confidence while pursuing the technological skills they’ll need for 21st century job opportunities.

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  • Regional Scholastic Art Award Winners Announced

    Over a hundred Red Clay students from Cab Calloway and H.B. du Pont Middle School have been recognized as 2017 Regional Scholastic Art and Writing Award winners.

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  • MLK Day at Brandywine Springs

    Students at Brandywine Springs School are committed to volunteering to help others in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. on January 16, 2017.

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  • Draft Strategic Plan Available for Review

    A preliminary draft Strategic Plan for the years 2017-2021 was reviewed at a public meeting on January 10, 2017.

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  • Monthly Superintendent’s Awards Program

    Red Clay's Monthly Awards (January).

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  • Students Learn Real World Job Market Skills

    With the help of area business people and Red Clay administrators, Brandywine Springs School Teacher Eva Foxwell took her eighth grade students this week on a “real world” tour of the job market.

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  • Capital One Brings BuddyPacks to Richardson Park

    Furthering its partnership with Red Clay schools, representatives from Capital One visited Richardson Park Elementary School on Thursday to deliver bags of school-specific supplies called BuddyPacks.

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  • School Choice Ends January 11

    School choice applications will be accepted for the 2017-2018 school year until January 11, 2017 at 4:00p.m.

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  • Delle Donne Visits First State School

    It’s not every day that an international sports star comes to town, so students at Red Clay’s First State School in Wilmington were especially excited on Wednesday, December 7th when Elena Delle Donne came to visit.

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  • Schools Meet Health Challenge

    Red Clay School District is making national news by working to support and improve the health of our children and our community. As part of their effort, healthy items are featured on their menus and physical education and activity emphasized. Their efforts are part of the HealthierUS School Challenge.

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  • Grants Fund New Career Pathways

    Governor Jack Markell announced at Alexis I. duPont High School Monday $450,000 in private and public grants to support new high school career pathway programs, including $100,000 that will fund five new pathways in Red Clay. These grants expand the statewide Pathways to Prosperity initiative to prepare all students to excel in key fields that offer good job opportunities in the new economy.

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  • Meadowood Students Help Paint Mural

    More than 200 students with disabilities – including many from the Meadowood Program - participated Monday in an art therapy project that united them with a nationally known artist from Michigan to create a mural that will grace several sites in New Castle County.

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  • Free Books Coming to Delaware

    A new partnership between the State of Delaware and First Book will mean new, free books to the state's children in need.

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  • The Day The Crayons Quit

    Christina Personti, teacher and her class treated the community to riveting performances of The Day The Crayons Quit and The Day The Crayons Came Home at Baltz Elementary on Tuesday, November 29, 2016.

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  • Go Highlanders! McKean to Play in State Championship

    Excitement is building in anticipation of the flag football state championship game between McKean High School and Newark Charter on Saturday December 3rd. The game will take place at the University of Delaware Tubby Raymond Field at 4 p.m.

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  • High School Choral Festival and Art Exhibit December 1

    The 2016 High School Choral Festival will be held on Thursday, December 1 at 7:00p.m. in the Cab Calloway auditorium.

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  • Mote Family Literacy Night

    Many parents & students were in attendance for Anna P. Mote’s Family Literacy Night.

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  • Turkey Dinner Day

    Red Clay schools celebrated Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 17 with a turkey dinner complete with all the trimmings.

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  • Red Clay Wellness

    Red Clay’s Nutrition Team hosted a Meet & Greet on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at Stanton Middle School.

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  • Brandywine Springs Celebrates Veterans Day

    At Brandywine Springs School and all over the country Americans are celebrating Veterans Day, a national holiday observed annually on November 11 to honor all U.S. military veterans.

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  • Red Clay Students Cast Their Votes

    This week, Red Clay 4th through 12th grade students joined thousands of students from across the state to cast their vote in Delaware’s Student Mock Election.

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  • Transportation To Resource Fair

    Two buses will be available to to transport families to and from Red Clay's Resource Fair.

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  • Superintendent Announces November Awards

    Be it a new teacher, or a parent volunteer, Red Clay wants to thank and acknowledge some of the people that make the district so successful! See the list of November award winners.

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  • Brandywine Springs Celebrates Hispanic Heritage

    Fourth and sixth grade Brandywine Springs’ students gathered in the school auditorium on October 19th and 20th to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and share their knowledge of Hispanic culture with their peers, family and community members.

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  • Shortlidge Community Dinner

    Shortlidge Academy & Warner Elementary in conjunction with Healthy Foods for Healthy Kids to host a community dinner on Thursday, October 13, 2016.

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  • Brandywine Springs School Ribbon Cutting

    Parents, students, and staff all gathered in BSS’s library to celebrate Brandywine Springs School’s ‘Renovate & Refresh,’ on Thursday, September 22, 2016.

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  • Lunchroom Transformation

    As part of on going improvements several Red Clay school lunchrooms were transformed over the summer. Specific areas of the transformation included wraps.

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  • AVID Promotes Academic Success

    Many Red Clay middle and high school students are experiencing success in their honors and AP classes thanks to AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination), an elective program designed to help students learn organizational, time management and study skills.

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  • Elementary Students Double Summer Reading Total

    Red Clay elementary students were busy reading over the summer. Together they read almost 40,000 online books, double the number read last year.

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  • District Celebrates Construction Completion at JDHS

    John Dickinson High School Principal Byron Murphy called the schoolwide renovations at his building over the past two summers “fantastic.” Principal Murphy was on hand September 20 with Superintendent Merv Daugherty to mark completion of construction inside the building with a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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  • Red Clay Day at UD

    Tickets are now available for the 4th Annual Red Clay Day at the University of Delaware Football Stadium.

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  • International Dot Day

    Red Clay’s Early Years Program (Pre-K) celebrated International Dot Day on Thursday, September 15, 2016. Inspired by Peter H. Reynolds children book The Dot, International Dot Day (IDD) is celebrated every “September 15-ish.”

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  • Poverty & Trauma Conference Big Success

    Three hundred and twenty educators, administrators, vendors and state agency employees from across the state attended the first annual Poverty and Trauma Conference at Thomas McKean High School on September 13, 2016.

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  • Back to School Nights

    Back to School Night Open Houses provide an opportunity for parents to make a connection with their child’s classroom teacher or teachers, obtain an overview of the school year and become acquainted with classroom rules and procedures.

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  • Monthly Award Program Launched

    Do you know someone in Red Clay that deserves a pat on the back?

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  • Heritage and BSS Welcome National Speaker

    Heritage Elementary and Brandywine Springs School teachers started the new year with a motivational lecture from internationally-known author and educator Kim Bearden.

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  • Stanton Middle School Community Day

    Stanton middle school hosted it’s annual Back to School event on Wednesday, August 24, 2016.

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  • Baltz Students Receive Free Haircuts

    Students attending Baltz Elementary during the 2016-2017 academic school year were able to receive free haircuts on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.

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  • Back to School Instrument Night to be Held September 7 and 8

    Red Clay students will have the opportunity to try out many different types of band and orchestra instruments at Back to School Instrument Night

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  • Saturday Literacy Program

    Red Clay’s Saturday Literacy Program will begin on September 24, 2016 and will be held from 10:00a.m. - 12:00p.m. at Shortlidge, Highlands and Lewis Elementary Schools.

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  • Red Clay Seniors Go To College

    Roughly 35 Red Clay Consolidated School District high school seniors were transported to Delaware Technical Community College (DTCC) September 1 for the launch of an expanded dual enrollment program.

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  • Back To School

    School starts on Monday, August 29, 2016 for students in grades 1-6, and 9.

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  • Teacher of the Year

    Holly Golder, social studies teacher at Cab Calloway School of the Arts has been named the 2017 Red Clay Teacher of the Year.

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  • Poverty & Trauma Conference

    The first annual Red Clay School District Poverty and Trauma Conference will be held on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at Thomas McKean High School from 7:30a.m. – 3:30p.m.

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  • Warner-Shortlidge Arts Alliance Expands

    The Warner-Shortlidge Arts Alliance has grown into a full school-year program for Pre-K through fifth grade students at Shortlidge Academy and Warner Elementary.

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  • H.B. Student Second in Nation in DuPont Essay Contest

    H.B. DuPont Middle School 8th grader Makena Stack won Second Place in the national DuPont Challenge Science Writing Competition.

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  • A.I. High-A.I. Middle Mentoring Program Wins Jefferson Award

    The student-athlete mentoring program between students at A.I. High School and A.I. Middle School was the recipient of the prestigious Jefferson Award on April 1, 2016.

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  • Bus Safety Tips

    Transporting students safely to and from school is a top priority in Red Clay.

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