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36 - CAPE GAZETJ[, Friday, April 25- May I, 1997 SCHOOL & EDUCATION SUESS SIMPSON EBELING GOERING BAMFORTH WELI SUESS Cape School District announces teachers of year The Cape Henlopen School Dis- trict announced its 1998 Teachers of the Year on Monday, April 21. The following teachers were chosen as representatives of the best educators in each of the dis- trict's buildings: Cape Henlopen High School - Bill Suess; Lewes Middle School - Linda Simpson; Milton Middle J.A. in Milton School - Ronna Ebeling; H.O. Brittingham - Mary Goering; Shields Elementary School - Tim Bamforth; Rehoboth Elemeniary School - Charlene Wells; Sussex Consortium - Terry Suess. From the building representa- tives, the district will select the district-wide Teacher of the Year, who will compete for the statewide distinction. The State Board of Education annually awards $2,000 to the dis- trict from where the State Teacher of the Year was chosen. In addi- tion to the district's award, the teacher receives $3,000, and how the money is spent is not restrict- ed. The State Teacher of the Year also earns a $5,000 grant to be used for his or her students. Rmmnne Pack photos Cape School District menus Students in Joanne Reihm's Milton Middle School A-5 class (above) show off their Junior Achievement certificates. Jo Ann Hollingsworth, top left, is the community instructor for Typically, teachers use the fund- ing to buy supplies, equipment, travel or special programs. To qualify for the Teacher of the Year, educators must have the respect and admiration of stuo dents, parents and colleagues; be active in the community as well as the school; and be able to motivate students who have a vast array of backgrounds and ability levels. BC/BS to sponsor African festival mural contest Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware will sponsor the mural contest held by Haneef's African Festival & Parade for students and artists at their 12th annual cel- ebration, slated for July 11-13 at Brandywine Park in Wilmington. There are three levels in the con- test: middle school, high school and emerging professionals, and all murals must feature this year's festival theme, "The Creator Has a Master Plan." Their works will be displayed before a panel of judges. For more information and con- test rules, call (302) 657-2108. There will be a meeting for all those interested on Tuesday, May 6. Thomas More Academy offers education options By Rosanne Pack t may seem like an overnight success, but the new Thomas More Academy has been a few years in preparing to be the latest alternative school to open in southern Delaware. The indepen- dent private Catholic school is now accepting students for the fwst class that will attend the acad- emy in the fall of 1997. Located south of Dover in the Jonathan's Landing Development (near Magnolia), the college preparatory school will complete the opening phase of construction by August and the first freshman class will occupy the classrooms the following month. Approxi- mately 60 freshmen are expected in the fwst class, and a class will be added each year until the acad- emy is a full, four-year high school. When operating with a full complement of students, the total enrollment is projected to be 500. Earl Frances, vice president of the board of directors, said that there is a lot of interest in southern Delaware, and a recent meeting in Lewes attracted several families. He said parents who have attended meetings and expressed interest are most concerned with a school that provides strong academics. "Along with strong academics, parents are interested in education that addresses the whole person," Frances said. 'Whey want to see an education that includes encourage- ment of sound character develop- ment and support of values that Continued on page 38 The Cape Henlopen School District Menu for the week of April 28-May 2 includes: Shields, Rehoboth, H.O. Brittingham and Sussex Consortium this session; and Assistant Principal Sara Wilkinson, top right, joins the class in their graduation celebration. At right, Junior Achievement instructor Jo Anne Holllngsworth presents Mil. ton Middle School fifth grad. er Travis Lewis with his graduation certificate. Hollingsworth is the office manager of Long and Foster Real Estate in Rehoboth. Georgetown AAUW names Minner Woman of the Year T-e American Association of Delaware. Rep. Shirley Price pre- by educator Allen Clarke about University Women (AAUW), Georgetown Branch, honored Lt. Gov. Ruth Ann Minner as its 1997 Woman of the Year at the branch's fortieth anniversary cele- bration April 17. Minner was selected for her many contribu- tions to the community, education and the citizens of the state of seated a tribute to Minner from the State House of Representatives. The event, held at the Lamp Post Restaurant, featured an overview of the history and club achieve- ments during the past 40 years. Eight past presidents and four charter members were present. The program featured a discussion the life of the Amish in Delaware. The AAUW will hold a card party luncheon at Sussex Pines Country Club on Thursday, May 1 to bene- fit the scholarship fund. The hours will be 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The ticket price is $11, which includes lunch and prizes. For tickets call Rose Snider at 539-7911. Monday, April 28 - Hot dog, meatball sub or sandwich choice; pota-- to wedges, green beans, pasta salad, applesauce, juice, milk. Tuesday, April 29 - Cheeseburger, egg roll or sandwich choice; stir fry veggie, peas and carrots, steamed rice, pineapple chunks, juice, milk. Wednesday, April 30 - Breakfast at noon with sausage patty, French toast sticks or sandwich choice; hash browns, peach crisp, juice, milk. Thursday, May 1 - Chicken parmesan with spaghetti or sandwich choice; corn, lettuce and tomato, fresh fruit, juice, milk. Friday, May 2- Toasted cheese sandwich, Tony's pizza or sandwich choice; tomato soup, fruity cobbler, frozen-yogurt, juice, milk. Lewes Middle, Milton Middle Monday, April 28 - Hot dog, meatball sub or sandwich/sub choice; peas and carrots, applesauce, macaroni and cheese, juice, milk. Tuesday, April 29 - Cheeseburger or sandwich]sub choice; fruit choice, pasta salad, cookie, fruit juice; milk. Wednesday, April 30 - Breakfast at noon with sausage patty, French toast sticks, sandwich/sub choice; hash browns, apple slices, fruit, juice, milk. Thursday, May 1 - Beebe and cheese taco, beef fajita or sandwich/sub choice; lettuce and tomato, corn, fresh fruit, steamed rice, fruit juice, milk. Friday, May 2 - Toasted cheese sandwich, Tony's pizza or sand- wich/sub choice; tomato soup, carrots and celery sticks, apple crisp, :fresh fruit juice, milk.