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    Are you looking for a FREE and FUN FAMILY activity?  Maybe you're looking to join the All Ranks Club!  Whatever the reason, students at Welch can once again participate in finding Ryder, the Caesar Rodney mascot.  Click the link here to learn more and see photos of Welch families on the hunt.


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  • Old Dover Days

    Please join us Saturday, May 7th, for the Old Dover Days annual celebration starting at 9:00 for the parade.  23 Welch students will be parading dressed in colonial costumes then dancing the traditional Maypole dance directly following the parade. 
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 Weekly Reminder
April 27, 2016

CELEBRATING THE MILITARY CHILD MRE - REMINDER – Make sure to come to our MRE tomorrow night from 6 – 7:30. April is the Month of the Military Child, so come out and help us celebrate our military children. There will be information booths, a photo booth, students artwork will be displayed, as well as 5th Grade’s Living History Museum. Welch PTA will also be having a silent auction. You can also learn about geo-caching and possibly win a trip to Great Wolf Lodge. Welch Dance Team will perform at 6:05 and The Maypole Team will perform at 7:15. Come out and enjoy a great night of fun! If you did not get a chance to RSVP, please send a note with your child tomorrow with a head count of the total attending in your family. This helps us prepare for the evening, as we want to make sure we have enough ice cream for everyone. Thank you.

5TH GRADE LIVING HISTORY MUSEUM – Thursday, April 28 – 1:00 – 3:00.

5th GRADE BAND CONCERT – Friday, April 29 – CRHS – 7:00 pm.


3rd GRADE FIELD TRIP – May 3 – Delaware Agriculture Museum.

FLAG & TACKLE FOOTBALL AND CHEERLEADING – If your child is interested in playing flag or tackle football or in cheerleading, the Caesar Rodney/Dover Athletic Club is registering children at their complex located next to the Camden-Wyoming Little League complex. Registrations are Monday through Friday from 6:30 – 8:00 pm through July. For more information, call 302-697-7647.


May 5 - Student Council Meeting – May 5 – 3:15 – 4:15

6 - PTA “Spirit Friday”

7 - “Maypole Dancing on the Green” – Old Dover Days

9-13 - School Nutrition Appreciation Week

10 - PTA McTeacher Night – 4 - 7:30 pm

11 - Interim Reports issued

Kindergarten Snack & Share – “Kindergarten Here we Come” – 1:05 – 1:55

12 - 1st Grade Field Trip to Bellevue State Park

 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.
Smarter Balanced Practice Tests
    Did you miss the Weekend Call from Mr. Payne?
    If so click here to see a copy of his announcement. 
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To help celebrate the 100th anniversary of the “First and Best” consolidated school district in the State of Delaware, the Caesar Rodney School District will host a “Centennial Gala” celebration to be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016, from 6:00 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. at the Dover Downs Hotel and Casino in Dover, Delaware.

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The Caesar Rodney School District has created a Caesar Rodney Centennial Celebration Specialty License Plate that can be displayed on your vehicle. A one-time registration fee of $25 will pay for the specialty license plate ($10) and help raise funds ($15) towards the centennial celebration to be held in May, 2016.  For all the information on this centennial license plate, click on the link below: 
 CR Plate
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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, 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.​

The Four A's

Academics    Arts    Athletics   Atmosphere

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