Lead in Delaware Schools

General Assembly to hold virtual forum on lead in schools

Charles MegginsonHeadlines, Health

The General Assembly will hold a public forum next week focused on the recent discovery of lead in the water supplies of nearly 50 Delaware school buildings. The virtual forum will be held Monday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. “Like many parents throughout Delaware, my fellow legislators and I are very concerned about the presence of any lead in the …

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3 bills filed to protect students from sexual predators

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

Photo/Pixabay In response to recent cases of sexual misconduct by faculty and staff in Delaware schools, state lawmakers filed three bills Monday to keep students safe from sexual predators. A virtual press conference was held Monday where several legislators, Attorney General Kathy Jennings and representatives from the Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children spoke about the need for …

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Appo no-tax referendum passes with 97% in favor

Charles MegginsonEducation, Headlines

TOP: LOUIS L. REDDING SCHOOL IN 1952. BOTTOM: AN ARCHITECT’S RENDERING OF LOUIS L. REDDING MIDDLE SCHOOL IN 2026. Voters in Appoqunimink School District have overwhelmingly voted in favor of a referendum to renovate and expand the historic Louis L. Redding Middle School in Middletown. Unofficial results released Tuesday night showed that the measure passed by a vote of 2,992 …

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Spring sports Top 10 rankings for week 1

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  Baseball Ranking School Record Last Week’s Ranking 1) Appoquinimink 1-0 1 2) St Mark’s 3-0 2 3) Cape Henlopen 3-0 3 4) Caravel 2-0 4 5) Sallies 1-0 5 6) DMA 2-0 6 7) Sussex Central 3-0 NR 8) Sussex Tech 2-0 NR 9) Middletown 1-0 9 10) Conrad 0-1 7   Softball Ranking School Record Last Week’s Ranking …