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  • WELCOME TO NELLIE STOKES ELEMENTARY
     
     
     

    Arrival - Doors open at 8:30 AM. Students arriving after 8:45 AM are considered tardy and require an adult to sign them in at the main office.

    AM Parent Drop Off Procedures- Parents dropping students off will use the front circle. Parents are asked to stay in their vehicles and have students exit from the right side of the vehicle. Another option is to park in the car lot and safely walk your child to the front sidewalk. Please do not allow students to walk through the lot unsupervised. Vehicles should not be left unattended in the circle at any time during arrival or dismissal.

    Dismissal - Walkers/Parent Pick-ups are dismissed at 3:42 PM. All other students are dismissed at 3:45 PM.  Please ensure you have your I.D. with you, every time, you come to pick up your students.  

    PM Parent Pick-up Procedures- Students who are being picked up at dismissal will exit the building at 3:42 PM. Parents picking up students are asked to wait patiently as students are escorted to vehicles lined up in the circle. A staff member will assist with the flow of traffic; to ensure safety, please obey their directions.

     
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District-Wide Announcement

  • food service
    Summer Food Service Program
     - First Come, First Serve

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  • Affordable Connectivity
    CR Families, Discounted high speed Internet is available with The Affordable Connectivity Program.  The benefit provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households. The Affordable Connectivity Program is limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per household.  Click HERE to see if you qualify and it will walk you through the steps to sign up.

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CR Headlines & Features

  • District News - June 21, 2022

    The Delaware Sea Turtle Project held a ceremony last week to recognize the Loggerhead as the official State Sea Turtle. Riaan Patel of Allen Frear Elementary was awarded 2nd place in the Elementary Art Contest Category for Kent County. Aiden Smith (2nd Place) and Madysen Myers (3rd place) of Caesar Rodney High School were Kent County winners in the Sea Turtle Essay Contest, as well.

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  • District News - June 2, 2022

    The Caesar Rodney School District is proud to recognize paraprofessional Jossette Threatts, of Major George S. Welch Elementary School, as the District’s 2022-2023 Educational Support Professional of the Year (ESPY). This award is coordinated by the Department of Education (DOE), and the state-wide winner will be announced in fall 2022.

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  • District News - May 10, 2022

    Michele (Missy) Snyder, a second grade math teacher at Major George S. Welch Elementary School, has been selected as the 2022-2023 Caesar Rodney School District Teacher of the Year.  By being chosen as the District winner Mrs. Snyder is eligible for the State Teacher of the Year award that will be announced in the fall by the Delaware Department of Education.   

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  • District News - April 26, 2022

    The Caesar Rodney School District, Board of Education, students and community join in mourning the loss of former teacher, principal and Superintendent Dr. David E. Robinson.  Dr. Robinson passed away on Sunday, April 24.

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  • District News - April 14, 2022

    Earlier this week Fred Fifer III Middle School  served as the site for an announcement by U.S. Senator Chris Coons about a $215,000 state grant that will expand the services of the Best Buddies Delaware program! Fifer students joined the Senator and representatives from Best Buddies to make the announcement.

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  • District News - April 12, 2022

    On Saturday, April 7, the Caesar Rodney High School Black Student Union officers attended the statewide Black Student Summit co-hosted by the United Way of Delaware and the Delaware Racial Justice Collaborative. The event was a half-day gathering held at the Chase Fieldhouse in Wilmington to connect and uplift members of Black Student Unions & Associations, Advisors, School Administrators, and allies that support them as they fight for equity and justice.

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  • District News - March 30, 2022

    Former Fred Fifer Middle School student, and 2019 Caesar Rodney High School graduate, Justin Morgan, recently donated a series of books to Donna Phillips, Fifer Middle School librarian, for all students to enjoy. Justin was compelled to make the donation as a way of 'reading it forward'.  Justin explained that he "wanted to give back to the school and the librarian that helped me love to read".

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  • District News - March 28, 2022

    Caesar Rodney High School is excited to announce the appointment of Mr. Benjamin “Trey” Mitchell as the new head varsity wrestling coach.

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  • District News - March 25, 2022

    The Caesar Rodney School District is proud to recognize school psychologist Maria Romanko, of Caesar Rodney High School, as the District's first Behavioral Health Professional of the Year. This is a new award recently established by State Legislation and coordinated by the Department of Education. The state-wide winner will be announced in late May or early June.

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  • District News - March 11, 2022

     The Board of Education of the Caesar Rodney School District is pleased to announce that Dr. Christine Alois has been selected as the first woman and 11th Superintendent for the district.  Currently the Deputy Secretary for the Delaware Department of Education (DDOE), Dr. Alois will take over as Superintendent on April 1, 2022. 

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  • District News - March 10, 2022

    Caesar Rodney School District swept the awards at the 2022 Delaware State Spelling Bee held last weekend at St. Mark’s High School!

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  • District News - March 7, 2022

    Caesar Rodney High School is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Rebecca Woodzell as the new head varsity field hockey coach.

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  • District News - March 4, 2022

    The Caesar Rodney School District is partnering with First State Community Action Agency, Capital School District, the United Way of Delaware and Delaware State University to establish a Freedom School in Kent County.

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  • District News - February, 25, 2022

    W. Reily Brown Elementary students contributes to local Code Purple shelter

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  • District News - January 20, 2022

    Caesar Rodney School District Superintendent Announces Retirement - Dr. Fitzgerald will retire at the end of March 2022

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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.
     
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