Wednesday Reminder

 March 25, 2015

EGG DECORATING CONTEST Monday, March 30 is the big day when our hallway will be filled with Eggs decorated to look like a character from your child’s favorite book. Will your child’s egg be one of the one’s displayed? Friday is the last day to send in your child’s registration slip for the egg decorating contest. Please stop by the office if you need a new registration slip. 

YEARBOOKSTomorrow, March 26, is the last day to order a yearbook. The cost is $12.00. If you need an order form, you may stop by the Welch Office. 

Marking Period Ends March 26, 2015. 

Spring Chorus ConcertMarch 26 – 7:00 pm – Gym. 

Abbreviated DayFriday, March 27 – Dismissal at 12:50. 

3rd Marking Period Student Celebration – On Wednesday, April 1, our school will be having our 3rd Marking Period Celebration for those students who earned 25 days on green. Students will be eating soft pretzels during this celebration. Please provide your child with an alternate snack if they’re unable to eat soft pretzels due to allergies. 

Box tops are due March 31.

Daily Changes in Transportation Please send written correspondence to your child’s teacher if there is a change in transportation arrangements. In the event of an emergency and you need someone besides yourself to pick up y our child, their name MUST appear on y our child’s blue card. This is a matter of student security!



April  1       -        PTA Meeting – 3:15 pm

          2        -        5th Grade Author’s Tea – 10:00 – 11:00 am

                   -        Elementary Schools Chorus Festival @1 pm – CRHS

          3        -        No School – Good Friday

       6-10     -        Spring Break – Schools Closed

        13       -        Return from Spring Break 

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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    Did you miss the Weekend Call from Mr. Payne?
    If so click here to see a copy of his announcement. 
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The Caesar Rodney School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment or educational programs, services or activities based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, veteran or marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identification or genetic information in accordance with State and Federal laws. Inquiries about compliance should be made to the Title IX, District 504 and ADA Compliance Officers: Paul L. Dunbar Administrative Building, 7 Front Street, Wyoming DE, 19934. Phone (302)698-4800.
Our Vision:

Meet or exceed the annual ESEA targets in all cells in the school accountability system. Maintain a safe environment in an atmosphere of caring discipline. Provide opportunities that encourage a partnership of families, district staff members, students and the community. Project revenue resources to maintain the strong financial position necessary to support the needs of the district. Coordinate the district’s resources and create a plan that aims to ensure all students enrolled in the Caesar Rodney School District for three or more consecutive years will perform at or above grade level by the end of the student’s third year of enrollment.

Our Mission:

Our mission is to make a lasting, positive impact on the lives of the children, parents and community that we serve by: -providing an enriching and nurturing environment in which all children feel safe, lovable, and capable; -providing experiences that address individual abilities, learning styles, and emotional needs; and encourage children to treat others with respect and kindness.​

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