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22 - CAPE GAZETTE - Tuesday, July 25 - Thursday, July 27, 2006 SCHO()L & EDLCATION i Worcester Prep hosts Tea by the Sea Halie Murray-Davis of Lewes, and her mother, Molly Murray, above, enjoy tea at Tea by,the Sea in Berlin, Md. Halie is a rising seventh grade student at Worcester Prep. Below, posing the their spiffy hat at Tea by the Sea in Berlin is a group Of Worcester Prep students and fac- ulty: (back row, l-r) Halie Murray-Davis, Lewes, grade 7; Jordan Kendall, Ocean City, grade 8; and Dr. Merle Marsh, Director of Special Projects; (front row) Megan Garrity, Berlin, math and science teacher;, and Rebecca Tittermary, Lower School art teacher. School bells ring for fall semester of classes at SD00L The Southern Delaware Academy of Lifelong Learning (SDALL) has announced its class schedule for the fall semester. SDALL is located in the old Lewes Middle School building on Savannah Road in Lewes. Established in 1989, the academy offers admission to all persons age 50 and older. Classes provide peo- ple of retirement age with oppor- tunities for intellectual, cultural and social exploration. All teach- ers are volunteers and draw on a wide range of experience through careers, vocations and avocations. SDALL is a division of the University of Delaware and the only requirement for membership is interest and support. There is a fee but scholarships are available. The catalog detailing the new semester offerings will be in the mall Tuesday, Aug. 1, and can be requested by calling 645-4111. In addition to classes, there are trav- el opportunities, internet access through the LID network, comput- er user group programs and social events. Most classes take place at the Lewes site but some are held at other locations in Lewes and Rehoboth Beach. The maximum class size is 50 and a wide spectrum of classes is offered on the fall 2006 schedule. Literary topics include Greek tragedies, Will Rogers, the wit of Oscar Wilde, a literary roundtable, E Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, Japanese literature and mystery. Some of the history related optics offered are History as Science, Great War, Delaware History, American Civil War, Last European War, The Other Crusades and Arabia. Arts, crafts, music and perform- ing arts are also well represented on the course schedule. Beethoven, Write On, Perspectives on Performance, Just Write, watercolor, oils, basketry, stained glass, pottery and clay, That's Entertainment and sym- phony offer opportunities for artistic and cultural enrichment. Practical and scientific topics include alternative energy, gar- dening, environmental toxicology, heart health, long term care insur- ance, digital darkroom, Microsoft office, solar system and beginning power point. Bird lovers Will have a chance to take bird watching clasg as well as study bird migration. Celebrate Ordinary Lives and Domestic Economic Policy are also avail- able, as are English country dance, bridge and chorus. Priority registration closes Thursday, Aug. 24. A new mem- ber orientation is slated from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 7. Classes for the first session begin Monday, Sept. 11. For details call 645-4111. Submitted photo Students learn about county government Sussex County Council Preident Lynn Rogers talks to stu- dents during the annual Susex County Student Government Day. Rogers talked about the services local government offers, the nature of politic and the complexities officials sometimes face in serving the public. More than two dozen juniors from Suex County high school s took part in the activities, which included holding a mock county council meeting and taking  tour of county facilities. The event is held each year as part of a state program to foster youth interest in and understanding of government.: