Appoquinimink School District’s Bunker Hill Elementary School and Capital School District’s Kent County Secondary Intensive Learning Center have earned Delaware’s Sapphire Award for Excellence in School Counseling.
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona today recognized 353 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2023, including three schools in Delaware. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups on assessments.
The Delaware schools named as National Blue Ribbon Schools were:
Bear – Olive B. Loss Elementary School, Appoquinimink School District.
Newark – Thurgood Marshall Elementary School, Christina School District.
Ocean View – Lord Baltimore Elementary School, Indian River School District.
The DIAA Board of Directors’ is pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 DIAA/Harry Roberts-Senior Scholar Athlete awards. The award is named in recognition and memory of Dr. Harry Roberts, former superintendent of the Caesar Rodney School District who served DIAA on several committees, most notably as chair of the DIAA Sportsmanship Committee for many years.
A school counselor from the Lake Forest School District is the state’s 2023 Delaware Behavioral Health Professional of the Year.
Last week 235 Delaware students were among about 6,500 middle-level, secondary-level and post-secondary level business students from 25 states, Puerto Rico, China, Haiti, and Peru who participated in the 2023 Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference held in Anaheim, California.