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48 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, September 17 - September 23, 1999 Shields school seeks mentors Richard A. Shields Elementary School in Lewes will have another resource available to assist chil- dren in need of additional help. The Creative Men- toring program at Shields is looking for communi-  ty volunteers who are willing to mentor a child in the school setting. A mentor will be asked to commit one hour per week to an individual child. Through creative ac- tivities, the mentor will work to unlock the child&apos;s natural talents and abilities. A mentor is defined by Webster's dictionary as a 'trusted friend and advisor.' The mentoring rela- tionship can be one of the most important relation- ships in the life of a child as he or she develops the confidence and interest necessary for lifelong learning. Volunteers interested in becoming mentors will complete'a Creative Mentoring application and will have a criminal background check. Training will be provided by qualified staff and continued support for the mentor will be available at all times. Anyone interested in volunteering is asked to call Heidi Quill/n, LCSW, at 645-7748. Mentoring class is set for Sept 30 in Dover Creative Mentoring will offer its mentor training course, Ele- ments of Effective Mentoring, free of charge, on Sept. 30 at Boscov's Dover Mall store. Vol- unteers are needed to be in-school mentors to children in Shields El- ementary in Lewes, Rehoboth El- ementary and Lord Baltimore Ele- mentary in Ocean View. Volun- teers need only work one hour a week. For more information, call Cre- ative Mentoring toll-free at 877- 202-9050. Meg Clifton earns dean's list honors Meg Clifton of Lewes has been named to the dean's list for the spring semes- ter at The Uni- versity of the Arts, Philadel- phia College of Performing Arts. To be eligi- ble for the dean's list, stu- dents must at- CLIFTON tain a grade point average of 3.6 or better and have taken at least 12 credits. Clifton, a vocal perform- ance major at the college, is a jun- ior this year. Cape district menus Delaware Archives wins award for history kits The Delaware Public Archives (DPA) has been named as the re- cipient of the Society of American Archivists Philip M. Hamer and Elizabeth Hamer Kegan Award for efforts associated with the cre- ation of Teaching Delaware Histo- ry with Primary Sources The award recognizes individu- als or institutions that have in- creased public awareness of his- torical records for educational, in- structional or other public purpos- es. The award was formally, re- ceived at the Society's annual meeting by Tom Summers, DPA's coordinator of public program- ming and the author of the publi- cation. Teaching Delaware Histo- ry with Primary Sources was de- signed for use in the state's ele- mentary schools. For more information, call Summers at 302-739-5318, or via e-mail at <tsummers @ state.de.us>. Astronaut Man Bean to speak at UD Sept. 30 The fourth man to walk on the moon and the first painter to set foot on lunar soil, Apollo 12 as- tronaut and artist Alan Bean will give a lecture at 7:30 p.m., Thurs- day, Sept. 30, at the University of Delaware. His talk, free and open to the public, will be held in Mitchell Hall, South College Avenue, Newark, and will be followed by a signing of Bean's book, "Apol- lo: An Eyewitness Account." Seating is limited and reservations are recom- mended by calling 302- 831-8242. When Bean BEAN left the space program in 1981, he devoted him- self to a new career as an artist, and five of his paintings are in- eluded in the University Gallery/Mineralogical Museum exhibition, "One Small Step: Ex- ploring America's Adventures in Space, 1959-1999," which con- tinues at theuniversity until Nov. 1. The Cape Henlopen School District Menu for the week of Sept. 20-24 includes: Elementary . and middle schools:- Monday, Sept. 20 - Viking ribs on bun or Super Nachos with meat, or sandwich choice; choice of two side dishes including fries, peas and carrots, juice bar, apple or orange juice. Tuesday, Sept. 21 - Chicken nuggets, turkey or Italian sub, or sandwich choice, choice of two sides including scalloped pota- toes, corn, shredded lettuce and tomato cup, orange wedges, or- ange or apple juice. Wednesday, Sept. 22 - Break- BRUCE W. CHILCOAT Financial Advisor Certified Financial Planner fast at Lunch - sausage patty, pas- ta with or without sauce, or sand- wich choice, choice of two sides including hash browns, apple- sauce, French toast sticks, and or- ange or apple juice. Thursday, Sept. 23 - Beefaroni casserole, cheeseburger on bun or sandwich choice; choice of two sides, including oven fries, lettuce or tomato, winter mix vegetables, chilled fruit mix, fruit choice, and orange and apple juice. Friday, Sept. 24 - Pizza, crunchy breaded fish portion, or sandwich choice, choice of two sides including broccoli bites, seasoned greens, stewed toma- toes, baked macaroni and cheese orange or apple juice. (302) 226-5100 (800) 258-3131 Fax (302) 226-5200 Call for Financial Planning Guide or Seminar Michael Short photo Playground dedicated Mersadies Jackson swings on the rings at the new l- hoboth Elementary School Playground, whieh was officially dedicated at 2 p.m. on Sept. 10. A huge group of local busi- nesses and commun/ty members were thanked for their sup- port during the dedication, including: Abizak's, Kathie and Greg Wood, Atlantic Millwork Corporation, Dr. Alae Zarif, Jennifer and Rob Burton, Bad Hair Day?, Jack Lingo Real- tors, Arenas I)eH, Super Giant, Dogfish Head, Chevy Chase Bank, Rohoboth School PTO and Teachers, Bellinger's Jewel- ry, Gallo Realty, Hocker Mfg. Co., Rehoboth Lions Club, RR Bayside Inc., Sandaway Partners, Seaside Amusements, St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Summer House, Sussex County Council, Paul G. Townsend, Joanne and Mark Woodruff, Grotto Pizza and Paul and Marcia Woodruff. ENGLISH IMPROVEMENT SERIES (NO. 19) e" " i - 0 ' Use lii il when you refer to two people or things. EXAMPLES: She had to choose between a career and marriage. They can't decide between a Ford and a Honda. lvse I iJ / I when you refer to three or more people or things [ EXAMPLES: The relations among our three neighbors i I excellent. | ] Many discussions were held among all the students. | EXCEPTION: .When the persons you refer to have conflicting ideas or opinions, always use BETWEEN. Some hostility still exists between Arabs, Palestinians and the Israelites. Now TRY THESE QUESTIONS: Example: The sale was confidential among ( / } between ( ) the buyers and the sellers. (At ieast four people were involved.) 1. He divided his llme between ( ) among ( ) his office and home. 2. What differences there are among ( ) between ( ) English students. 3. If a third baseball league is established, prepare for trouble among( ) between( )allthree. 4. What is the difference between ( ) among ( ) a soldier, a sailor & a marine? Answers: 1 - between; 2 - among; 3 - between; 4 - between. I  Upgrade your English, your Job, your future  i Prepared by Ward Holm Tanzer Associates.