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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, June 19 - June 25, 1998. 47 Rehoboth Elementary hosts FAST graduation FAST (Families And Schools Together) held its graduation exercises at Rehoboth Elemen- tary School on Tuesday, June 9. FAST is a process of empowering parents, educating families and breaking stereotypes. Shown during the graduation are, back row (l-r), Sharon Garrison, Rebecca Garrison, Janna Harper, Judy Rooks, Christina Rooks and Jean Williams; front row, Jonathan Garrison, Renee Garrison, Renee Harper, Amanda Harper, Desiree Harper, Evan Rooks, Aspen Williams and Enoch Williams. DNS offers science programs for talented students Spaces are available for four Delaware Nature Society summer science programs for academical- ly talented students. From June 22 to 26, students entering grade seven may study "Estuarine Ecology," using Lewes as a base. Activities include re- searching the intertidal zone, beach and Delaware Bay; canoe- ing through the saltmarsh; con- ducting squid dissections; cruising the bay aboard a research vessel; and swimming at the beach. The course is taught by Amy Quillen, a Smyrna High School biology teacher, and Penney Hall, a Sel- byville Middle School science teacher. From July 6 to 10, students en- tering grade six may learn about "Freshwater Aquatic Biology." Based at Ashland Nature Center, students will learn about the inter- relationship of plants and animals to physical and chemical sur- roundings; learn about advanced technology in water preparation, sewage treatment, and pollution control; participate in a watershed study by canoe; compare animal anatomy; and conduct microscop- ic work. The course is taught by Frank Tait and Tom Guyer, sci- ence teachers at Gunning Bedford Middle School. From July 20 to 24, students en- tering eighth grade are invited to study "Careers in Science." Based at the Ashland Nature Center near Hockessin, the course is filled with hands-on experiences that cover career possibilities in chem- istry, biology, aerospace technolo- gy, engineering, oceanography and meteorology. Working pro- fessionals serve as role models and mentors during field trips. The course is taught by Lorraine Snead, a Howard High School of Technology environmental tech- nology teacher, and Anne Prince, a Christiana High School biology teacher. Then, during the week of Aug. 3-7, students entering grade five may come to the Ashland Nature Center to focus on "Native Amer- icans." Intellectually challenging topics will include the interaction be- tween Native Americans and the land, wilderness survival and how these people were totally depen- dent on raw natural resources for food, shelter and clothing. Stu- dents will be introduced to the ba- sics of botany, tool and shelter building, hunting, decorative arts, music, games, crafts and cultures. The course is taught by Karen Barker, an award-winning Tatnall School science teacher, and Char- lott Holck, a Native American specialist. Offered by the Delaware Nature Society, each course is conducted from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. A student-pre- pared presentation for parents, and certificate awards will conclude each program. Tuition per course Worcester academic awards announced The following Cape Region students were recognized for their acade- mic accomplishments at the schools Academic Convocation, held May 27: Lacey Laine Kenworthy, grade eight, for best all-around student, grade seven-eight; outstanding work in computer eight; and outstanding work in Latin eight. Preston Lynch Dyer, grade seven, for outstanding work in life sci- ence and ouamdi woA in phydcal education. Ashlee Alexandra Reed, grade ten, for outstanding work in physical education. is $150 and housing may be arranged for students who live an hour or more away from the loca- tion. To receive an enrollment ap- plication, call the Nature Society at 302-239-2334, Ext. 22. Childrenswear Outlet SEMI-ANNUAL CLEARANCE SALE 40% OFF ALL SPRING 1998 MERCHANDISE BEGINS JUNE 19, 1998 INFANT SIZES 3-24 g06.. GIRLS SIZES 21-16. BOYS SIZES 2T-14 hartstrings childrenswear outlet REHOBOTH OUTLET CENTER #1 HWY. 1, REHOBOTH BEACH, DE (302) 644-0666 Monday - Saturday 10-9 Sunday 10-6 i::.!iiii::iiJiii::e::::i::<iii.I.i{::i.i.i.i.ii{iii.iiiii::ii.ii!i;.ii!::i!::iii!i ::i::::iii::i::iii::iiii{::::i::ii::ijii{iiii!ii!i:iiiiii::iiiiiii)...`.:{i{iii!IiiiiIiiiii::!!iii::iiiiiiiiii::i!i::iiiiiiiii::i::iiii::;:::iiiiiiiii::i::i::iiiiii{`{{::i::ii::] ::...., ...... { ..... {i.. '""{ ........ i.. :"!! ............. i  ...........  .......... '::": ..................... "'/ Reach Cu0000,omere before they arrive, ...with REHOBOTH TODAY and LEWES TODAY, the on-line magazines. "telling the rest of the world about the Cape Resorts" Call Today/I00,r Ontail00 e-mail bob@rehobothtoday.com fax 645-1280