Wednesday Reminder
November 19, 2014 

The voice of parents is the voice of gods, for to their children they are heaven’s lieutenants.

Shakespeare

STOP BY AND VISIT OUR BOOK FAIR

Welch Gym

November 17 – 21

EXTRA CHORUS PRACTICE – Tuesday, November 25 – 7:15 a.m. in the Welch gym.

CONGRATULATIONS to Mrs. Evans’ class for winning the Box Tops trophy for October with 548 box tops turned in!! Way to go Welch families!! The November collection sheet and the class rankings were in last Wednesday’s folder.

LOOKING AHEAD:

Nov. 20 - National Parent Involvement Day

21 - 4th Grade Field Trip to the Constitution Center

- Kindergarten Academy “Snack and Share” – 1:15 pm – Room 115

26-28 - Thanksgiving Holiday – Schools Closed

Dec. 4 - DAFB Tree Lighting – 5:00 pm – Base Chapel

6 - Girls on the Run (Silver Lake, Dover) @ 9:00 am

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.

Announcements

  • 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:  https://www.schoolchoicede.org
    ·         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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  • WEEKEND CALL
     
    Did you miss the Weekend Call from Mr. Payne?
    If so click here to see a copy of his announcement. 
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An Equal Opportunity Employer
 
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, veteran or marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation 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 Administration 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.​

The Four A's

Academics    Arts    Athletics   Atmosphere

Department of Justice Bullying Prevention and School Crime

Contact (Ombudsperson) Joseph Flinn Hotline: 1-800-220-5414

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