Sussex Academy receives Delaware bio grant

Delaware Bio

Sussex Academy biology teacher Jennifer Couch was recently awarded a grant from the Delaware BioScience Association.

The grant, in the amount of $847, will fund the purchase of materials needed for a microbial fuel cell project for her 10th-grade biology class.

The project is a six-step process that includes summer field work, a research paper, lab work, data analysis and a final notebook and presentation.

Help us recognize Career and Technical Education Month

New Castle County Vo-Tech High Schools

Help us recognize Career and Technical Education Month



It’s a Monday, and 672 seniors from the four New Castle County Vo-Tech High Schools – Delcastle, Hodgson, Howard, and St. Georges – are heading to work at offices, labs, healthcare centers, restaurants, construction sites, auto dealerships and hundreds of other businesses as paid, credentialed, highskilled employees.

Punkin Chunkin To Return In 2017

Punkin Chunkin

Lewes – Punkin Chunkin will be returning to Bridgeville, Delaware in 2017 on November 3rd, 4th & 5th with your support, according to Frank Payton, president of the World Championship Punkin Chunkin Association.

For over three decades, we have planted the seed of “Who can Chunk a Pumpkin the Furthest”, Payton said in a statement released on Saturday. “Each year a champion is crowned with nothing more than bragging rights that they are King and/or Queen of this unique World Championship event.”, he continued.

STEM teacher Dr. Jud Wagner received a Tribute Award from former Gov. Jack Markell for outstanding contributions and service to children.

Judson Wagner and Governor Jack Markell


Dr. Dave Donohue of Progressive Health of Delaware spoke to the Bulldog Bites club about the benefits of a plant-based diet and how to incorporate simple ingredients to make a nutritious snack or meal. The club also made super food smoothies.

STEM teacher Dr. Jud Wagner received a Tribute Award from former Gov. Jack Markell for outstanding contributions and service to children.




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