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2019 Recognition School


Secretary of Education Susan Bunting recognized 17 schools from across the state for their students’ academic achievement today.

The students showed exceptional performance on state tests or made remarkable progress in closing the achievement gaps between student groups, including those from low-income families, racial minority groups and students with disabilities.

Each building named a 2019 Recognition School will receive an $8,000 award. Funding for the awards comes from the state's school improvement funds. Two buildings were named a School of Continued Excellence because they earned Recognition School honors last year and had outstanding performance again this year. Those schools are not eligible for a financial award again until 2020. Two buildings also will be recognized as National ESEA Distinguished Schools.

The Recognition School awards were created by legislation passed by the Delaware General Assembly in 2009.
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1st quarter Principal's Hall of Fame

Congratulations to the students who earned the Principal's Hall of Fame award.
The Principal's Hall of Fame award is the most difficult academic award for students to earn. They must have worked hard to get straight A's in all of their academic classes.
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1st quarter Kid of Character Award

Congratulations to the students who earned the Kid of Character award. The Kid of Character award is the most difficult behavioral award to earn. Students must earn a blue or better average for their quarterly pin-chart data.
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Special Board Meeting

There will be a Special Board Meeting on Monday, October 7, 2019 prior to the regularly scheduled Board Workshop for the purpose of holding interviews of candidates to fill the vacant board seat. The meeting will be held in the auditorium of Seaford Central Elementary School and will begin promptly at 5:00 p.m. The regularly scheduled Board Workshop Meeting will take place at 6:00 p.m. at the same location.
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Board of Education Vacancy

The Board of Education will be seeking to fill a vacancy due to the resignation of board member Michael Kraft.
As per Delaware Code, the vacancy shall be filled by the remaining members of the school board for the remainder of the fiscal year, and a new member shall be elected at the next regular school board election to serve for the unexpired term. The seat to be filled will be upon completion of the appointment process through June 30, 2020. At the next school board election in May 2020, there will be two seats to fill - one for a five year term (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2025) and one for a two year term (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2022)
Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 6, 2019
Interested candidates may submit applications to:
Office of the Superintendent
Seaford School District
390 North Market Street Ext.
Seaford, DE 19973
Candidate application forms are available at the Seaford District Office, 390 N. Market St. Ext., Seaford, DE 19973 and on the District's website, (click on "application" below)
Candidates must be citizens of Delaware, residents of the Seaford School District and shall be qualified to vote at a school election in the Seaford School District at the time of such election or appointment.
Candidates may be interviewed by the Board.
Selection shall be by majority vote of the board.
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Board Meeting Time Change

The Board of Education Reorganizational Meeting schedule for July 8, 2019 will begin promptly at 5:30 p.m. This is a time change from the regularly scheduled start time of 6 p.m.  The meeting will be held in the Board room at the District Office with the public session being held first.
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