Wednesday Reminder
October 22, 2014 

Red Ribbon Daily Themes- Monday- Wear Red, Tuesday- Inside Out, Wear your outside clothes inside out, Wednesday- Crazy Hair, Thursday- Bright Clothes, and Friday- wear your Favorite School Spirit Shirt.  

Three Star Officer Promotion – Please bring passport to the office for verification signature before tearing out the entry form. Drawing will be held at the 2nd marking period awards ceremony. Must be present to win!

Photos of Veterans: We would love to have some photos to include in our Veterans Day Assembly of veterans who are important to our Welch family. If you have a photo of a veteran who is special to you that you would like to have shown at our assembly, please email the photo to Mrs. Walls: The last day to email photos will be November 5.

School Choice for School year 2015/2016- Information and applications are now available.  Scroll to the bottom of this page for further instructions.   


10/22/14 – 4th Grade Math Night – 4:00 p.m.

10/23/14 – PTA Meeting – 6:00 p.m.

10/24/14 – “Boo Pop” PTA Fundraiser ends

10/27/14 – Box Tops are Due

10/29/14 – Picture Retakes

10/30/14 – End of 1st Marking Period

10/31/14 – Math-A-Thon Due

Abbreviated Day – 12:55 p.m. dismissal

11/07/14 – Last day for “Stuff the Bus"

11/12/14 – Student Council Meeting - ends at 4:10 p.m.

School Physicals
If you are a Parents/legal guardian of children that receive medical care at Dover Air Force Base Clinic click here to learn how to receive a school physical.


  • 2015-16 School Choice Open Enrollment will begin on Monday, November 3rd and end on Wednesday, January 14, 2015.  
    The applications and required information must be returned to the District Office.
    All current School Choice students in Kindergarten, 5th and 8th grade (8th gr. inter-choice only) must apply to continue on to the next grade level.  The following will be available on the district website under School Information in the School Choice folder.
    ·         New for the 2015-16 school year will be a link to complete the application process online.
    o   The link is:
    ·         Applications will also available on the district website to download and print.
    Paper copies of the application and supplemental page will be available at the District Office receptionist desk.
    This year a supplemental page is required to be completed and returned with the application along with proof of residency. Acceptable proof of residency is a current mortgage statement, lease or rental agreement, electric, gas, oil, propane, water or sewer bill with the parent’s name and address on it.
    If the student applying is currently attending a Caesar Rodney school they will be required to submit the application, supplementary page and proof of residency.  The additional information will be taken from e-school data. 
    If the student applying is not currently attending a Caesar Rodney school they will be required to submit the application, supplementary page and proof of residency and a copy of latest report card, attendance and discipline report, and a copy of a IEP or 504 program (if applicable).
    Applications returned without the required documents will be considered incomplete.
    Kindergarten School Choice applications are available until the first day of 2015-16 school year.  A copy of the birth certificate, supplemental sheet and proof of residency must be returned with the application or the application will be considered incomplete.  All Kindergarteners must be registered in their school of residency before they can register in the Caesar Rodney School District.
    If you have questions please call the School Choice Office at 698-4800 x 131 and ask for Deborah Miller.           
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  • Department of Justice
    Bullying Prevention and School Crime Contact (Ombudsperson) 
    Joseph Flinn 
    Hotline: 1-800-220-5414
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