School choice applications for Delaware's public schools close next Wednesday, Jan. 11.

School choice applications close Jan. 11

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Delaware’s school choice application period is closing Wednesday, Jan. 11. That means families who want to send their children to a school outside of their regular feeder pattern for the 2023-24 school year only have a few days left to submit their paperwork. The good news: It’s mostly online.  The First State is one of 13 in the country in …

Some of First State Montessori's second- and third-graders made Italian pizzelles to eat and donate to a Downtown Visions. (Jarek Rutz/Delaware LIVE News)

First State Montessori kids make, donate holiday sweets

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Wilmington charter school First State Montessori Academy is bringing in the holiday season by making and donating pizzelles, a traditional Italian Christmas waffle cookie.  “It’s really good to give back to the community during the holidays,” said third-grader Zoe Drummond. “It’s also exciting to learn about other cultures and try food from around the world.” Each holiday season, the little …