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News & Announcements

Seaford High School Student Named FCCLA State President

Congratulations to Yeliz Kurt, Seaford High School student, who was recently named State President for the Delaware Chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America. Seaford School District is proud of her accomplishment and we wish her much success!
End of Year Calendar Dates
The last school day for students following the traditional calendar this school year is Tuesday, June 7th. The last student day for Central Elementary students is Tuesday, June 14th. These dates are posted on the District Calendar, and there has been no change to these last student days.
Seaford Middle School NJHS Students Receive Jefferson Award for Outstanding Service Leadership

Seaford Middle School NJHS students Ciara Chandler and Victoria Henry received a Lead 360 Award from the Jefferson Awards Foundation for Outstanding Service Leadership at the recent town hall meeting on April 12, 2016. These students were recognized along with our Food Service Department, led by Patti Cunningham, for their food drive and donations to the Fresh and Delicious Food Truck which distributed food in the Seaford area last winter.
Seaford School District Building Teachers of the Year Announced
Congratulations to this year’s Seaford School District school-level teachers of the year. The school-level winners will advance onto the next level and consideration as the 2016-17 District Teacher of the Year. The District Teacher of the Year will be announced in late-Spring.

School-level winners:
Blades Elementary School: Nikki Bean
Central Elementary School; Kristin Brent
Frederick Douglass Elementary School: Michele Joseph
Seaford Middle School: Robert Edmondson
Seaford High School: Rony Flechier
West Seaford Elementary School: Hollie Taylor
Two Seaford High School Seniors To Be Honored for Outstanding Academic Achievement
Secretary of Education Steve Godowsky will honor top students from the Class of 2016 at the annual Secretary of Education Scholars banquet Monday, April 18, 2016 at Dover Downs Hotel in Dover.

The students’ accomplishments will be celebrated by some of the state’s political and education leaders, who will be joined by their families, district superintendents, heads of charter schools and principals. The number of scholars from each school is based on enrollment, and students are selected by their principals based on both their academic records and community service.

“These scholars all have achieved incredible academic success, and they also have been important contributors to their school governments, service groups, arts productions, sports teams and after-school clubs. Many also have jobs and volunteer in their communities. They balance all of these demands of their time to still study hard and excel academically,” Godowsky said. “We’re all proud of them, and I know their families and educators are as well.”

Congratulations to MATTHEW KING and BROCK WILLEY who were selected as 2016 Secretary of Education Scholars for Seaford School District.
Seaford School Board Candidate Forum on Wednesday, April 20th at 7 p.m.

The Western Sussex Branch of AAUW will sponsor a Seaford School Board Candidate Forum on Wednesday, April 20, at 7 p.m. in the Central Elementary Auditorium. The two candidates running for the five-year term beginning July 1, 2016 are Dianne Abrams and Kimberly Hopkins. The election will be held on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Seaford High School.
Request for One New Member for Citizen Budget Oversight Committee - Updated
In an effort to promote fiscal transparency and community involvement, the Seaford School District has established a Citizen Budget Oversight Committee. In accordance with provisions of the Delaware Code, Title 14, Section 1508, the Seaford School District is requesting one Citizen Budget Oversight Committee member(http://delcode.delaware.gov/title14/c015/index.shtml).

Applications are available in the main office of all schools and the District Office as well as on the District’s website (www.seafordbluejays.org). Completed applications should be mailed or delivered to Joanna Adams, Seaford School District, 390 North Market Street Extended, Seaford, DE 19973 by April 15, 2016.

**Click the Headline above for additional information and for application.
Seaford School District Releases Kindergarten Registration Dates

Seaford School District has announced dates for Kindergarten Registration for the 2016-2017 School Year. Children must be 5 years old on or before August 31, 2016 and live in the Seaford School District.

Location: West Seaford Elementary
April 18, 19, and 20, 2016 from 9 am to 3 pm
April 20, 2016 from 5 pm to 7 pm

Location: Blades Elementary
April 21, 22, and 25, 2016 from 9 am to 3 pm
April 25, 2016 from 5 pm to 7 pm

Please call 629-4587, ext. 1555 to make an appointment.
Preschool Screening for 2016-2017 School Year

Seaford School District will hold Preschool Screening for the 2016-2017 School Year.

Do you have concerns about the speech, language, or learning of your 3 or 4 year old child*? Appointments are available for April 15, April 29, and May 13.

To schedule a screening appointment, please call (302) 629-4587, ext. 1635.

*Child must be 3 years old by August 31, 2016. Also accepting applications for 4 year old peer role models.
UPDATED 4-5-2016 - Seaford School District Adopts News Attendance Zones and New Elementary School Configurations
During its March 21, 2016 meeting, the Seaford School District Board of Education voted to create two new attendance zones for the District’s elementary schools and to establish paired K-2 and 3-5 schools in each zone. Students who live in the northwestern part of the District will attend West Seaford Elementary School (K-2) and Central Elementary School (3-5). Students who live in the southeastern part of the District will attend Blades Elementary School (K-2) and Frederick Douglass Elementary School (3-5). The maps to the right illustrate the new attendance zones associated with the paired schools. (PDF versions linked below)
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District Calendar

Upcoming Events

Board of Education Meeting
Date: May 16
6:00 PM
Location: District Office Board Room
Schools Closed for Students: Professional Development (Traditional & Balanced Calendars)
Date: May 27
Schools Closed: Memorial Day (Traditional & Balanced Calendars)
Date: May 30
Seaford High School Graduation
Date: Jun 3
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Seaford High School
Board of Education Workshop Session
Date: Jun 6
6:00 PM
Location: TBD