Rider Upcoming Events
7:30 AM - 1:00 PM SAT Testing at CRHS
December 6, 2023
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM BRO - Chorus Concert
December 7, 2023
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM SEPAC Meeting - Charlton
December 9, 2023
7:30 AM - 1:00 PM ACT Testing @ CRHS
December 12, 2023
6:30 PM DABM - Band & Chorus
December 13, 2023
7:00 PM Holiday Pops Concert
December 14, 2023
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM CRHS Holiday Luncheon
January 25, 2024
7:30 AM - 11:30 AM CRHS Half Day Exams
Dear Rider Nation,
I am honored to serve as Principal of Caesar Rodney High School. This school year marks my 25th year in the Caesar Rodney School District, and I am excited to join the CRHS Family!
Caesar Rodney High School has a prestigious tradition of excellence showcased in our Four A’s of Rider PRIDE. Our Four A’s consists of Academics, Arts, Athletics and Atmosphere.
As I join the team, I am looking forward to working and connecting with our scholars, families, and staff so we can continue to build and enhance the legacy of our amazing school.
Our team will support, motivate, and educate our scholars so they reach their full potential. We will work collaboratively to create a positive, safe learning environment where our scholars will thrive academically, socially, and emotionally.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at 302-697-2161 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Freeman Williams III
Caesar Rodney High School (302) 697-2161
Nothing great was ever accomplished without enthusiasm!
Period Start Time End Time
AM Chorus 7:00 am
Warning Bell 7:25 am
1st Period 7:30 am 8:25 am
2nd Period 8:30 am 9:20 am
3rd Period 9:25 am 10:15 am
4th Period 10:20 am 11:10 am
5th Period (A LUNCH) 11:10 am 11:40 am
5th Period (A CLASS) 11:45 am 12:40 pm
5th Period (B CLASS) 11:15 am 11:40 am
5th Period (B LUNCH) 11:40 am 12:10 pm
5th Period (B CLASS) 12:15 pm 12:40 am
5th Period (C CLASS) 11:15 am 12:10 pm
5th Period (C LUNCH) 12:10 pm 12:40 pm
6th Period 12:45 pm 1:35 pm
7th Period 1:40 pm 2:30 pm
***End of Day Dismissal 2:30 pm
CR Headlines & Features
The Board of Education of the Caesar Rodney School District is pleased to announce that Dr. Corey Miklus has been appointed as the new Superintendent for the district. Currently the Superintendent for the Seaford School District, Dr. Miklus brings a wealth of experience and a proven record of accomplishment for educational excellence to this position. A start date for Dr. Miklus is yet to be determined.
At the annual Caesar Rodney School Board reorganization meeting held on Wednesday, July 5, the newest member was sworn in by Board of Education President, Jessica Marelli.
Jossette Threatts, paraprofessional at Major George S. Welch Elementary, was recognized earlier this year as the District's 2022-2023 Educational Support Professional of the Year (ESPY). She is shown here at the Delaware Department of Education's banquet honoring every ESPY in December. L to R: Mark Holodick, Secretary of Education; Jossette Threatts; State Senator Laura Sturgeon; State Representative Ruth Briggs King; State Representative Ed Olienski.
Stephanie Cummings, a fifth grade English Language Arts and Social Studies teacher at Major George S. Welch Elementary School was recently awarded $400 as a winner of the Fifth Annual Hertrich Cash for Class competition. The award money will be used to support student’s interest in the popular Lego Robotics system. Lego Robotics is a great way to encourage students to learn about engineering and coding.
Allen Frear Elementary School served as the backdrop for Governor Carney on Thursday, as he introduced a new program encouraging students to keep their communities litter free. The program – “Litter Free School Zones” – was launched in coordination with Keep Delaware Beautiful, the Department of Transportation, and the “Keep DE Litter Free” initiative.
After spending the last year as the Deputy Secretary for the Delaware Department of Human Resources (DHR), Dr. Jessilene Corbett has recently been chosen by the Caesar Rodney Board of Education to become the Assistant Superintendent to serve in the administration of Superintendent Dr. Christine Alois.
The Caesar Rodney School District is proud to announce that it has recently received a $227,000 grant award from the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) as part of the Delaware Watershed Conservation Fund. The grant funds will be used to build capacity for habitat restoration and education across the district.
The Band and Music programs of the Caesar Rodney School District recently received a generous donation from local musician and Air Force retiree Kevin Keene. Kevin gifted 4 electric guitars, 4 bass guitars, and 8 amplifiers to be used by music students at Caesar Rodney High School and the middle schools.
Earlier this month, Caesar Rodney High School principal Dr. Sherry Kijowski was named Administrator of the Year by the National Association of Educational Office Professionals (NAEOP), at their annual conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. Congratulations to Dr. K, for this well-deserved honor!
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 1st 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.
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.
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.
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.
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, sex, age or disability 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.
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