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CAPE GAZETI, Friday, April 18- April 24, 1997 - 37 SCHOOL & EDUCATION Angle Moon photo Cape High holds National Honor Society induction A National Honor Society induction ceremony was held at Cape Henlopen High School on April 14 and Jaekie Sopa of the American Cancer Society presented certificates to the students for their participation in Daffodil Days. Students inducted include (back row, l-r) Ryan Beebe, Matthew Kreitzer, Christopher Goering, Adam Woods, Jaelyn Warrington, Sigita Cahoon, Tara McCrodleDiana Pogg and John Lynch; (middle row) Edward Chalabala, Karen Miller, Christi- na Conlon, Lindsay King, Jayme Barr, Elizabeth Jackewicz, Katie Owens and Mameeen McFee; (front row) Holly Gordon, Angela Griffith, Carleigh Bell, Melody Mcllvain, Brett Williams and Tina Tatmn. Not shown are William Hickman, Dimple Aildasani, Emily Bishoff, Cagey Ewart, Brian Keuski, Sarah Pisacano and Scott Steele. Cape School District menus Jen ElUngsworth photos American Legion post salutes Americanism at Long Neck Sons of the American Log/on Oak Orohard/Riverdale Post 28 members were on hand to pre- sent an Americanism program to Long Neck Elementary fifth graders on Tuesday, April 15. Shown folding an American flag are 0-r) fifth grader Matthew Millman, Delaware Vice Com- mander Jim Sanders, First Vice Commander Terry Johnson and fifth grader Melissa Waiters. Not shown, but also at the program, is Commander Francis Wojszwillo. Students were issued the challenge of writing a 100 word-or-less essay, Vhat Americanism Means to Me." The essays, which are due next week, will be judged by the teachers and members of the Sons of the American Legion. The winner of the essay contest will receive a $100 U.S. savings bond, and each participant will receive a 4 X 6' American Flag and an American Flag lapel pin. Scholarship awarded " JROTC Cadet Sgt. Major Nick Imperial (middle) is the recipient of a $4,500 scholar- ship from the VFW Rehoboth Beach Post 7447 and Peter DeMarie. Shown presenting him with the check are Post Commander Butch Imperial and VFW Post 7447 Auxiliary President Estelle Tabasko. Imperial, a senior at Cape Henlopen High School, said his future plans include attending college in Louisiana and becoming an oiIcer in the U.8. Marin Cape District students to begin assessments By Kerry Kester The Cape Henlopen School Dis- trict will begin assessing its stu- dents beginning the week of Mon- day, April 21. The Iowa Test of Basic Skills will be given as "off- grade" tests for students in grades two, four and seven. Students in grades three, fve, eight and ten will begin taking the state assessments in May. During the week of May 6, students in those grades will take the state writing assessment. They will have two-and-one-half hours to complete a pre-writing activity, read a prompt, write a draft, then edit and revise a final draft. They will be permitted to use a dictio- nary or thesaurus. ' The purpose of the state writing test is to assess student perfor- mance as it pertains to Delaware's academic standards. Once the tests are evaluated, the state will provide parents and the schools with information about each stu- dent's progress. During the week of May 20, Cape students will participate in the state's field testing of its new assessments for Engfish/language arts and mathematics. Students will take tests in one or the other of the two subjects, with the dis- trict choosing who will take which exaln. In the fall of this year, the dis- trict will participate in field tests for science and social studies in grades three, six, nine and eleven. Next spring Cape students will take the actual tests for English/language arts. The state will use data collected from the field assessments solely to determine the appropriateness of the test items. The scores will not be tallied for student, teacher, school or district evaluation. Parents can help their children prepare for good performance on the assessments, said John Kre- itzer, director of instruction. "In order for students to write well, they need to be relaxed and enjoy writing," said Kreitzer.. 'q'he best way for a child to be prepared for the state test is for parents not to raise their anxieties for the test situations. Parents should enc9urage them to do their best. That's all we ask of the stu- dents." Cape High PSTA to meet April 28 The Cape Henlopen PSTA will hold its general membership meeting on Monday, April 28 at 7 p.m. in the Little Theater. All members are invited. The program will feature Cape Henlopen High School principal Ronald Burrows on the issue of the high school swim team and the fea- sibility of having a pool at the school. Nominations will also be taken for next year's executive committee. The Cape Henlopen School District Menu for the week of April 21-25 includes: Shields, Rehoboth, H.O. Brittingham and Sussex Consortium Monday, April 21 - Wafered steak on bun, pizza or sandwich choice; steamed broccoli, mixed fruit, juice, milk. Tuesday, April 22 - Chicken patty on bun, egg roll or sandwich choice; California blend veggie, flavored rice, applesauce, juice, milk. Wednesday, April 23 - Spaghetti with meat sauce or sandwich choice; salad with dressing, peas, bread stick, orange half, juice, milk. Thursday, April 24 - Fish on bun, turkey or Italian sub or sandwich choice; green beanS, stewed tomatoes, lettuce and tomato, fruited peach jello, macaroni and cheese, juice, milk. Friday, April 25 - Pizza or sandwich choice; mixed veggies, diced pears, juice, milk. Lewes Middle, Milton Middle Monday, April 21 - Wafered steak on bun, Tony's pizza or sand- wich/sub choice; tomato and lettuce, sliced pineapple, fresh fruit, chick- en noodle soup, juice, milk. Tuesday, April 22- Chicken patty on bun, hamburger on bun or sand- wich/sub choice; potato surprise, seasoned peas and carrots, fresh fruit, yellow cake with chocolate frosting, fruit juice; milk. Wednesday, April 23 - Spaghetti with meat sauce, nachos with cheese or sandwich/sub choice; salad with dressing, orange half, garlic bread, jtiice, milk. Thursday, April 24 - Chicken nuggets, mozzarella cheese, bread sticks with Italian Sauce or sandwich/sub choice; potato rounds, green beans, fresh fruit, oatmeal cookie, fresh fruit, fruit juice, milk. Friday, April 25. Pizza or sandwich/sub choice; peas, carrot sticks, juice bar, fruit juice, milk.