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    Caesar Rodney School District 2020-2021 School Reopening Parent Survey
    – Your feedback is essential, so we would like to hear from you.
    Please complete our Parent Survey by Friday, August 7, 2020.

  • Welcome Star Hill Families!

     Our community of learners house students in grades first through fifth in the Caesar Rodney School District. Our days are spent focused on learning with the understanding that time is an invaluable resource that should be spent wisely. When visiting our school you will find children and adults engaged in writing, reading, math, science, social studies, critical thinking and real-life problem-solving. Often you will find students being led in small groups on focused lessons or exploring research topics delving deeper into standards and interests. Instruction, activities, and language used by educators is purposeful with the intended outcome of having students who are independent thinkers and problem solvers. 

    The success of our students comes from the support of our Star Hill families. Collaboration occurs daily among the staff in the building and with the students’ own families. We encourage parents and guardians to develop close relationships with school staff so that we may get to know your child even better which will allow us to best meet his or her needs.  As one family we will make informed decisions about what is best for children while celebrating their accomplishments. 

    We are proud and honored to be members of the Star Hill and Caesar Rodney learning community. Working together will ensure your child has a productive, successful school year.


    Families are the compass that guides us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.-- Brad Henry
    Star Hill Elementary School
    594 Voshells Mill Star Hill Road, Dover, DE 19901
    Katie Fitzgerald-Principal

    Phone: 302-697-6117 ~ Fax: 302-697-4983

    School Hours: 8:30am - 3:45 pm

    Breakfast is from 8:30am-8:45am

                Student Item Pick-up is scheduled for
    Thursday, June 18th.
    (This will be for desk items, medication from the nurse, yearbooks, etc.)
    Last names: A-M 8:30-12
    Last names: N-Z 12:00-2:30
    Also, if your child has any library books at home, please drop them off in the box located in the front lobby. Thank you! 
    "Yearbooks" are for sale at Star Hill!!!
    Families that did not already order a yearbook, can purchase a 2019-2020 Star Hill yearbook. The cost is $20.00 and payments may be placed in the "birdhouse lockbox" located in the lobby. Please make sure to include your child's name and teacher with your payment. Yearbooks will be distributed during the student end-of-the-year bag pick-ups happening on June 17th-19th.


    Art Show


    CR Schools' Virtual Art Show

    Paws at Home
    The PAWS for Reading Program in schools and libraries has long been a leader in literacy support. But with stay-at-home order and physical distancing measures in place during the Covid-19 Pandemic, our in-person reading visits with schools and libraries aren't an option right now. At the same time, we know this disruption has created an even greater need for literacy support.
    PAWS has created a fun, free summer reading challenge. To participate, you can register and pledge to read 20 minutes a day from June 1st-August 31st. Once you register, you will be directed to program materials to get you started and keep you motivated!

    Covid 19 Resources

     **There will be daily monitoring at Star Hill while the Free WiFi is available!**
     Free WiFi

    Free Wifi 2


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Bell Schedule

    Bell Schedge


    If your child is out of school, a written note must be sent to school within 48 hours of your child’s return in order for the absence to be excused.
    You may send in a written note or send an email to our attendance clerk at Leanne.Garrett@cr.k12.de.us .
    Please include your child’s name, date of absence and reason for absence.
  • Please bring photo ID when you sign out your child. There will be no transportation changes after 2:30.

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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:

All students will grow under the direction of the collective school team. -- Core Values of Star Hill Elementary School: A Belief that All Kids Can Learn - High Expectations for All Students

Our Mission:

To provide growth opportunities in all academic areas through rigorous instruction. To teach students how to effectively become active participants in the community.

The Four A's

Academics    Arts    Athletics   Atmosphere

Department of Justice Bullying Prevention and School Crime

Contact (Ombudsperson) Bill Gillan Hotline: 1-800-220-5414 -------------------------------------------Star Hill Elementary School is a community of learners where the staff and families work together to ensure each student excels academically, socially, emotionally and physically while focusing on the 4 As: academics, athletics, arts and atmosphere.

Star Hill Elementary School © 2014 302-697-6117 Fax:302-697-4983 594 Voshells Mill Star Hill Rd, Dover, DE 19901