(DOVER, Del.) – Governor Jack Markell has announced the availability of a fourth round of grants to promote financial and economic literacy among Delawareans of all ages through the state’s Financial Literacy Education Fund (FLEF). “The Financial Literacy Education Fund was established to help Delawareans reach their financial potential through education on how to wisely […]
The Delaware Forest Service has announced the winners of its annual Arbor Day School Poster Contest with a theme of “Trees are terrific… in cities and towns!” This year’s statewide winner is Isabella Garber, a fifth-grader at Christ the Teacher School in Newark. Her poster was judged the best overall on the following qualities: artistic expression, originality, neatness, and use of theme. Complete archive of winners at delawaretrees.com.
The Delaware Forest Service’s 2014 Arbor Day Poster Contest is now open to all Delaware students in grades K to 5. Public, private and home schools are encouraged to participate as well as after-school groups and youth organizations. Posters are due by April 4th, 2013. This year’s poster contest theme – “Trees are Terrific…In Cities and Towns!” – is dedicated to the important role that trees play in our communities and schoolyards.
Signers’ Awards given at the Delaware Public Archives. Students were given two months to prepare an informative and artistic four panel display on Delaware’s role in its writing and ratifying the U.S. Constitution which may include art work, poetry, songs, or political cartoons. Representatives from the Department of State judged 34 projects focusing on three main areas: accuracy, spelling and creativity.
535 kindergarten students at McIlvaine Early Childhood Center in Magnolia learned fire safety from Smokey Bear as part of the Delaware Forest Service’s annual education program. Located in the Caesar Rodney School District, McIlvaine is the largest kindergarten program in the First State.