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40 - CAPE GAZETgE, Prlday, May 2- May 8, 199"/ Jm ulnpweah McDonald's Night benefits computer drive Nancy Mahoney, a second grade teacher at Richard Shields Elementary School in Lewes, serves up an ice cream cone to seven-year-old Jennifer Nizloteck on Wednesday, April 28, during Principal Night at McDonald's. Proceeds from the event, held at the McDonald's restaurant on Route 1 in Re- hoboth Beach, will benefit Shields' computer drive. Sussex Tech to hold mock accident May 9 Sussex Technical High School in Georgetown will host a 'mock accident' on school grounds Fri- day, May 9 at I p.m. The purpose of the mock accident is twofold. The primary goal is to promote Nationwide Insurance's Prom Promise Campaign that encour- ages students to sign a pledge not to drink and drive, particularly on prom night. Sussex Tech's prom will be the evening after the mock accident, May 10. The second fo- cus is to integrate the learning of technical and academic skills by having students who are majoring in health professions or criminal justice learn by doing. Those par- ticipants will have an opportunity to conduct an accident investiga- tion and perform emergency med- ical treatment, respectively. The following student activi- ties/assignments will also be con- ducted as a result of the exercise. Driver's Education students will learn what to do if involved in an accident. English students will incorlx>- rate their communication skills in the form of a writing assignment describing the accident. Visual Communication stu- dents will videotape the sccident and produce a news story from the footage. Sociology students will learn lessons of crowd behavior. Math students will make cal- culations based on skid formulas. Science students will conduct blood and chemical testing. Spanish students will use their communication skills to speak with Spanish-speaking victims. The Sussex County community will also be involved in the mock accident. Representatives and equipment will be provided from the Delaware State Police, Georgetown Fire Station #77, Georgetown Ambulance, Sussex County Paramedic, MEDIVAC Helicopter and Medlab. Brief], School bus contractors to meet May 5 The Sussex County School Bus Contractors will hold their 20th annu- al dinner and meeting at Lewes Middle School on Monday, May 5 at 6"_30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Ron Love, State Transportation Supervisor, lobbyist Laird Stabler, and Gary Kirk, of Delaware Motor Transport As- sociation (DMTA), and transportation supervisors from each Sussex County school distfi'ct. The cost of the dinner meeting is $12. To make a reservation, call 645-0775. Arbor Day Continued from page 89 James for Joseph A. Cirano; Mrs. Frank L. Byron for Louise Stokes; Joseph B. Wible, grandchildren for Dorsey and Nellie Burnham; Robert Dick, Michael Buck for Bill Graffius; Theodore E. Hill, E. Layton Hill, Jessie Tyson, Lydia Baird for Mary Megee Hill; Martha and Bill Barrett, Alice and Bob Krapf, Kate and Charlie Linberg, Ken Efmger, Richard Lynam for Janet Marie Orr. I Daniel W. Hawkins, Olga J. Pa- pach, Ann Kristal, Gregg Wig- gins, Conant Atwood, Frank At- wood, Janet Gordon, Lucu Yore, Bernadette Fields for Joseph A. Carroll; Margaret A. Kelley for Ernest M. Armitage and Gordon F. Armitage; Robert H. Thawley, Ellen T. Madden for Ellen E. Thawley; Howard E. Dixon and family for Alma Leahy Dixon; Mary E. Kewley forThomas H. Kewley; Alfred E. DiOrio for Kenneth Allen Vanderslice; Ida L.Spoerer for Harry D. Spoerer and Anthony Citrano Jr. for Lance W. Gibbs. Dqmnit Forney photo Shields students assist computer fund drive A number of Shields Elementary School students won prizes recently for selling the greatest number of chances for a raffle which helped raise funds for the computer drive underway at Shields Elementary SchooL Diana Smith, chairperson of the Technology Committee .which organized the drive for Shields, congratulated all of the school's students during an assembly on Friday morning, April 25, when the prizes were presented. The children applauded loudly when Smith told them they had raised S4,000 just in the pennice they had brought to school during a recent penny drive. In the raffle, Lee Ann Barrick of Dover won a weekend for four in Baltimore along with tickets for a Baltimore Orioles baseball game. The winning ticket was sold by Ryan Hill who is shown here on the left. Angela Davis, kneeling in front, sold the most tickets of anyone in S1flelds. Other winners include (standing l-r) Hill; Coln Buchness who sold the most tickets of first graders; Suzanne Kuetor who sold the most tickets of kindergarteners; Shawn Weldon, who sold the most tickets of third graders; and Patrieia Meade, who sold the most tickets of second graders. The computer drive has netted $11,000 to- ward its 56000 goal which will buy new computers for every classroom in the Shields com- ple I State chamber to honor 'Superstarst' May 5 The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce will present the 8th an- nual Superstars! in Education Awards at a recognition dinner on Monday, May 5 at the Holiday Inn-Downtown, Wilmington. Over 750 businesspeople, edu- cators and legislators are expected to attend the event which honors teachers, students, administrators and volunteers who have devel- oped and implemented outstand- ing educational programs in the I state. This year, awards will be pre- sented to seven Superstars! win- ners and four runners-up. Iris T. Metts, newly-elected as the state's first Secretary of Edu- cation and Rachel E. Wood, sci- ence education specialist with the Department of Public Instruction, will be guest speakers.