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Angle Moon photo Gardeners award poster contest winners Two Cape Region students received first-place awards for their participation in the statewide "Make Be-Leaf People" poster contest, sponsored by the Delaware Federation of Gar- den Clubs. During a Tuesday, April 21 ceremony, 6-year-old Brian Tap- pan of Rehoboth Beach and 5-year-old Sarah May of Milton, both students in Roxanne Nelson&apos;s (left) Rehoboth Elemen- tary School class, received prizes for entries in their respec- tive age groups. Certificates of recognition and cash awards were presented by Elva Davidson (right), president of the Delaware Federa- tion of Garden Clubs and a past president of the Sussex Gar- deners, which is the local sponsor of the contest designed to introduce children to art in nature. Both winning posters will be submitted for judging in the upcoming regional com- petition and winners in that group will advance to the na- tional level. Prime Hook offers Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge will offer an Environmen- tal Awareness Education Work- shop for teachers, group leaders and refuge volunteers on Satur- day, May 2, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This workshop will provide ex- amples of activities that teachers, volunteers and group leaders can use with their students on field trips to the refuge, on school grounds or in other outdoor set- tings. This course is offered to teachers for two-fifths inservice credits. Also covered will be basic ecol- ogy concepts, plant and animal identification and classification techniques, use of field guides, techniques for studying the wet- land environment, wildlife man- agement techniques and use of sampling equipment. A bay study at Fowlers Beach will also be included; participants should wear boots and dress ac- cordingly. The course will demonstrate how to learn about the environ- ment with ygur students. A sci- ence background is not required. Ways of incorporating these activ- ities into your present curriculum will he discussed. Participants should also bring a bag lunch and dress for the weath- er; the workshop will be held rain or shine. Sign up Your Kids Now For Beach Babies' SUMMER CAMP A 12-Week Program With A Different Theme Each Week! Camp will be held in Lewes at St. Peter's Church (2nd & Mulberry St.) JUNE 15th - SEPTEMBER 4th 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Monday - Friday (Extended Care Available 8 a.rn. - 5 p.m.) ESPECIALLY PLANNED FOR 6-10 YEAR OLDS Each week includes field trips, arts & crafts, games & hands-on experiences. Experienced Staff Including Certified Teachers FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 644-1585 CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, May I - May 7, 1998 - 41 environmental education workshop For more information and regis- Prime Hook is located east of tration, call either Marian John- Route 16 (Broadkill Beach Road). son-Pohlman, 302-653-6872, or The workshop will be held at the George O'Shea, 684-8419. new office complex area. Writing Contined from page 40 a computer, then the steps vary a little, but the general ideas are the salne. I encourage children to write stories, poems and letters to give as gifts for special occasions. If writing is a window to the heart, what gift could be more precious? NOTE: How do you manage video games at your house? What are your thoughts about electronic games? Write me at the Cape Gazette or e-mail me at <dal- banes@den.kl2.de.us>. I'd like to devote a future column to this top- ic and need parental input. Diane Salenni Albanese is a parent and teacher in the Cape Henlopen School District and Del Tech in Georgetown. NATION200 TEACHER DAY May 5, 1998 A Teacher Is Not... A teacher is not a person looking for a road to glory, but receives pleasure from reading children a story. 7" ---- j.'-- JP 3 A teacher is not a person with great salary expectations, but is repaid by a child's smile during a brief moment of revelation. A teacher is not a person able to lay feelings aside but from year to year a part of a teacher, in a child's heart will abide. The Cape Henlopen Education Association Leadership Team expresses their appreciation to all Cape Henlopen School District Professional Employees Sarah Ross Steve Wolak JudiWalls Ann Hughey President Vice President Treasurer Secretary