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t Cape Gazette School &amp; Educati,)n TUESDAY, MAY 25 - THURSDAY, MAY 27, 2010 29 Milton Elementary enters and wins contest Students learn maps plan the future of their historic town By Shelby gB'k newsroom@capegazette.com A third-grade class at Milton Elementary experienced the re- wards of historic Milton by en- tering and winning a Delaware Geographic Information Systems contest this year. The contesK Maps Tell the Sto- ry: Plan for the Future, gave stu- dents an opportunity to investi- gate how maps can be used to plan for the future of theft towns. Participants had the choice of entering as individuals, small groups or classrooms. Wendy Harrington's class di- vided into three small groups that worked on a poster, a pod- cast or a PowerPoint project. To- gether the class walked through Milton and learned about the historic buildings. Brendon Garber, ]as0n Williams and Brandon Ware worked on the poster entry, which won first place. "We went through Milton,. took pictures and compared them to old pic- tures of Milton," said Williams. The three students then drew a map of the Milton area and in- cluded the old and new pictures of important landmarks. Logan Ritenhour, A'liyah Oglesby, Claire Denney and An- thony Moore won the first-place award for their podcast entry. "We started out writing about Milton, and then we took pic- The class was divided into three small groups to work on different types of projects. Shown are (I-r) Logan Ritenhour, A'liyah Oglesby, Claire Denney and Anthony Moore with their teacher, Wendy Harrington. This group worked on a first-prize- winning podcast in the Delaware GIS Contest. , SUBMITTED PHOTOS STUDENTS IN WENDY Harrington's class mapped out downtown Milton on a walk together. Holding the poster that received first place in the Delaware GIS Contest are (I-r) Brendon Garber, Jason Williams, Brandon Ware and Harrington. tures and put them all together in the podcast" Oglesby said. "We put our voices in with the map and talked about the pictures." The PowerPoint project creat- ed by Ronan Dutton, Kyle Marti- ni and Tyrone Giddens won an honorable mention. "My favorite place in Milton was the old church that was made into the Lydia B. Cannon Museum," said Martini. Harrington's students worked on entries for the Delaware Geo- graphic Information Systems (GIS) contest throughout the fall, and all three projects were se- lected as finalists. Finalists throughout the state for each category were present- ed at the Delaware GIS 2010 Conference on Feb. 10 at the Sheraton Conference Center in Dover. Attendees judged the fi- nalist entries based on creativity, research content and overall por- trayal of the information. The first-place winners from each grade and category re- ceived prizes and their teacher received a complimentary regis- tration to next year's Delaware GIS Conference. All finalist en- tries can be found on degis.org. The PowerPoint entry for Wencly Harrington's class received an honorable men- tion at the Delaware GIS 2010 Conference. Three students who worked on this project are (I-r) Ronan Dutton, Kyle Martini and Tyrone Giddens, who are pictured here with their teacher. l Retiring superintendent to be spea <er at graduation Graduation ceremonies for the class of 2010 at Sussex Technical High School in Georgetown will take place Thursday, June 3, rain or shine. The processional will begin at 6 p.m. and the ceremony will im- mediately follow. Guest speaker will be Dr. Patrick E. Savini, su- perintendent of the Sussex Tech- nical School District. Savini served as Sussex Tech's first principal from 1991:97. He was instrumental in over- seeing the successful conversion of Sussex Tech from a shared- time vocational center to a full- time comprehensive technical high school. He was selected as the state off Delaware 1996 principal of the year and is recognized by the High Schools That Work net- work as a trainer of outstanding practices. He later became the district's director of support services be- fore being named district super- Dr. Patrick E. Savini intendent in November 2003. A prominent and beloved face in the hails of Sussex Tech, Savini will be greatly missed when he retires at the end of August. Family and friends are invited tO the commencement cere- monies. If held outside in Raven Stadium, no tickets are necessary and access to the stadium begins at 4"30 p.m. Seating and disability accessibility are available on both sides of the field. Pictures and videotaping may be done along the fence in front of the bleachers. Spectators may not enter the -field until after the conclusion of the ceremonies. In the event of rain, the com- mencement ceremonies will be held in the gymnasium. Because of limited space, tick- ets are required by adults and children of any age to enter the school During graduation rehearsal Wednesday, June 2, graduates will each receive three tickets for gymnasium admittance plus two run-over admittance tickets. Continued onImp 30 t Cape Gazette School & Educati,)n TUESDAY, MAY 25 - THURSDAY, MAY 27, 2010 29 Milton Elementary enters and wins contest Students learn maps plan the future of their historic town By Shelby gB'k newsroom@capegazette.com A third-grade class at Milton Elementary experienced the re- wards of historic Milton by en- tering and winning a Delaware Geographic Information Systems contest this year. The contesK Maps Tell the Sto- ry: Plan for the Future, gave stu- dents an opportunity to investi- gate how maps can be used to plan for the future of theft towns. Participants had the choice of entering as individuals, small groups or classrooms. Wendy Harrington's class di- vided into three small groups that worked on a poster, a pod- cast or a PowerPoint project. To- gether the class walked through Milton and learned about the historic buildings. Brendon Garber, ]as0n Williams and Brandon Ware worked on the poster entry, which won first place. "We went through Milton,. took pictures and compared them to old pic- tures of Milton," said Williams. The three students then drew a map of the Milton area and in- cluded the old and new pictures of important landmarks. Logan Ritenhour, A'liyah Oglesby, Claire Denney and An- thony Moore won the first-place award for their podcast entry. "We started out writing about Milton, and then we took pic- The class was divided into three small groups to work on different types of projects. Shown are (I-r) Logan Ritenhour, A'liyah Oglesby, Claire Denney and Anthony Moore with their teacher, Wendy Harrington. This group worked on a first-prize- winning podcast in the Delaware GIS Contest. , SUBMITTED PHOTOS STUDENTS IN WENDY Harrington's class mapped out downtown Milton on a walk together. Holding the poster that received first place in the Delaware GIS Contest are (I-r) Brendon Garber, Jason Williams, Brandon Ware and Harrington. tures and put them all together in the podcast" Oglesby said. "We put our voices in with the map and talked about the pictures." The PowerPoint project creat- ed by Ronan Dutton, Kyle Marti- ni and Tyrone Giddens won an honorable mention. "My favorite place in Milton was the old church that was made into the Lydia B. Cannon Museum," said Martini. Harrington's students worked on entries for the Delaware Geo- graphic Information Systems (GIS) contest throughout the fall, and all three projects were se- lected as finalists. Finalists throughout the state for each category were present- ed at the Delaware GIS 2010 Conference on Feb. 10 at the Sheraton Conference Center in Dover. Attendees judged the fi- nalist entries based on creativity, research content and overall por- trayal of the information. The first-place winners from each grade and category re- ceived prizes and their teacher received a complimentary regis- tration to next year's Delaware GIS Conference. All finalist en- tries can be found on degis.org. The PowerPoint entry for Wencly Harrington's class received an honorable men- tion at the Delaware GIS 2010 Conference. Three students who worked on this project are (I-r) Ronan Dutton, Kyle Martini and Tyrone Giddens, who are pictured here with their teacher. l Retiring superintendent to be spea <er at graduation Graduation ceremonies for the class of 2010 at Sussex Technical High School in Georgetown will take place Thursday, June 3, rain or shine. The processional will begin at 6 p.m. and the ceremony will im- mediately follow. Guest speaker will be Dr. Patrick E. Savini, su- perintendent of the Sussex Tech- nical School District. Savini served as Sussex Tech's first principal from 1991:97. He was instrumental in over- seeing the successful conversion of Sussex Tech from a shared- time vocational center to a full- time comprehensive technical high school. He was selected as the state off Delaware 1996 principal of the year and is recognized by the High Schools That Work net- work as a trainer of outstanding practices. He later became the district's director of support services be- fore being named district super- Dr. Patrick E. Savini intendent in November 2003. A prominent and beloved face in the hails of Sussex Tech, Savini will be greatly missed when he retires at the end of August. Family and friends are invited tO the commencement cere- monies. If held outside in Raven Stadium, no tickets are necessary and access to the stadium begins at 4"30 p.m. Seating and disability accessibility are available on both sides of the field. Pictures and videotaping may be done along the fence in front of the bleachers. Spectators may not enter the -field until after the conclusion of the ceremonies. In the event of rain, the com- mencement ceremonies will be held in the gymnasium. Because of limited space, tick- ets are required by adults and children of any age to enter the school During graduation rehearsal Wednesday, June 2, graduates will each receive three tickets for gymnasium admittance plus two run-over admittance tickets. Continued onImp 30