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Quarterly Assessment Schedule

The first quarterly assessment will be administered next week. Quarterly assessments have replaced the mid-term and final exams that were given in past years. The second quarterly assessment will be administered during exam week in January. These two assessments will account for 20% of a semester grade or 10% percent each. Quarterly assessments are made by your student’s teacher…

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Five Join Honor Societies

Sussex Technical High School held induction ceremonies into the National Honor Society/National Technical Honor Society. Five juniors took the oath of membership on October 21 before their families and friends. Students must maintain an overall academic average of 93 or better for the entire school year in order to maintain their membership. Students must also demonstrate characteristics of leadership…

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German Educators Visit Sussex Tech

Sussex Technical High School recently hosted nine educators from Germany as part of the Checkpoint Charlie Foundation teacher exchange program. During the day-and-a-half visit, the educators were given a tour of the campus by student ambassadors and then observed instruction in several classes. During the evening, they were hosted in several Sussex Tech teachers’ homes.

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PACTT Center Children Enjoy Fire Truck

Children at the Sussex Tech PACTT Center were treated to a tour of a fire truck during Fire Prevention Week. In photo, Lewis Briggs explains all the gadgets on a truck from Station 77 to the pre-school children.

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Social Studies Teacher Share Monthly Honor

Sussex Technical High School has named two social studies teachers as Staff Members of the Month for September 2011. Honored were Diane LeCates and Matt Lewis for a collaborative effort in teaching a social studies lesson. Mrs. LeCates came to Sussex Tech in 1999. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Scranton and received her Master’s…

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Dewey Lions Support Sussex Tech Student Club

The Dewey Beach Lions Club recently supported Sussex Technical High School’s SOAR Club by making a generous donation to it. The SOAR (Supporting Opportunities, Awareness, and Rights) Club is designed to build self-esteem and self-advocacy skills, to promote leadership, and to develop a social outlet for the students. Students who participate in SOAR have a chance to learn employability, math, and…

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2011 Homecoming Queen and King are Crowned

Sussex Technical High School announced its 2011 Homecoming Queen and King Friday night during halftime ceremonies of the weekly football game. Crowned as queen is senior Erin Johnson and the king is senior Juan Leonard. Homecoming Court attendants are: Juniors – Elyse Rubino and Ryan Muchmore; Sophomores – Shandi Mann and Christian Sivels; and Freshman – Melissa Joseph and…

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Sussex Tech Media Students Film Outdoors Summit

Sussex Technical High School media broadcasting students were invited to film the first annual Sussex Outdoors Summit held on October 13 at Trap Pond State Park, east of Laurel. “Sussex Outdoors” is a southern Delaware initiative that seeks to get families and children outdoors for physical activity and to create healthy lifestyles. Students shot footage of Governor Jack Markell…

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Spirit Week 2011 Overview * Updated

Monday, October 10 – Sports Jersey and Hat DayWear your favorite college or professional team jersey and/or hat. Kick it up a notch with some added sports paraphernalia. Tuesday, October 11 – Twin DayGrab a friend, choose an outfit, and dress the same! No one will be able to tell you apart from your twin. Wednesday, October 12 –…

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