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A school centered around service: Wilmington Friends feeds the hungry

Charlie Megginson Culture, Education, Headlines

Photo courtesy of Emmanuel Dining Room. Each month, staff, students and faculty at Wilmington Friends School work together to provide hundreds of meals for Wilmington’s Emmanual Dining Room.  Emmanuel Dining Room, a Ministry of Caring program which operates three locations in New Castle County, provides daily meals to the poor, homeless and unemployed. The nonprofit Ministry of Caring relies on …

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For private schools and prospective students, it’s Admission Season

Betsy Price Education, Headlines

Padua Academy students lead visitors through Open House tour.   When Gabby Guerke was ready to leave Odyssey Charter School for ninth grade in 2019, she wasn’t sure what she wanted in a high school. “My parents and I just felt like we needed to look everywhere,” she said. “So that’s what we did.” Like hundreds of other eighth graders …

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Friends shuts out Tatnall under the lights

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Wilmington Friends defense held Tatnall scoreless in 35-0 victory. Photo courtesy of Wilmington Friends Wilmington Friends traveled to Tatnall and kept Tatnall scoreless under the Friday night lights. Tatnall football normally plays on Saturdays but for one night a season they rent some lights & have a Friday night game under the lights. On our show Coach Avery McMullin during …