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Jen Ellingsworth photo 'Strongest Drug-Free Man' visits LMS World champion powerlifter Mike Hall, also known as "Delaware's Strongest, Drug-Free Man," speaks to Lewes Mid- die School students at an Oct. 19 assembly. A five-time world powerlifting champion, Hall travels to schools in the region, stressing the importance of resisting peer pressure and get- ting a good education. "What you believe in makes you strong," Hall said, pointing to the crowd of Lewes Middle stu- dents. "You've got a lot of people out there who want to knock you down, but you've got to stay strong." Spotted by Rufus Jones, senior drill instructor for the Sussex County Boot Camp, Hall demonstrated his powerlifting ability and rallied with the middle school field hockey team as it made an exit for a game at W.T. Chipman, Hall's motivational program was sponsored by the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club. 'Enhancing a Child's World' topic of Del Tech conference on Nov. 21 Early childhood professionals Students pay $10, which includes can acquire new skills, knowl- edge, strategies and resources for their careers at the "Enhancing a Child's World" conference to be held at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens cam- pus, on Nov. 21. Participants can attend workshops, visit vendor's booths, and take tours of Delaware Tech Child Development Center. Workshops will cover such topics as budgeting for child care, plan- ning seasonal parties, using litera- ture to teach conflict resolution, understanding brain preferences, making puppets for teaching, deal- ing with challenging children and more. The conference is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; vendor's displays will be open from 8 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. The deadline for reg- istration is Nov. 17; the fee is $25. CHSD board votes to hire help for RES After reviewing staffing and class sizes at all its schools, the Cape Henlopen School District Board of Education voted unani- mously at its Oct. 8 meeting, to hire two paraprofessionals to help with Rehoboth Elementary School's large kindergarten class and provide some support for first-grade classes. Noting that all the district buildings are currently overstaffed, except Rehoboth Ele- mentary, district sDperintendent Dr. Suellen Skeen explained, "At this time of year we don't like to move the kids around; we'd rather -add help." Board member Alan Redden made the motion to add one additional teaching unit at Rehoboth Elementary; that mo- tion was seconded and carried. The addditional teaching unit will allow the district to hire two para- professionals, who will also pro- vide some assistance to first- grade classes. lunch. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should call 854-6966 by Nov. 12. Spon- sors for the conference are the ear- ly childhood department at Delaware Tech, Corporate & Community programs, the Family and Workplace Connection and the Early Childhood Advisory Council. For more information or to register, call 854-6966. " N - 23 1985 MARSHFIELD 14X70 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. C/A, heat & cooking, dishwasher, 10x20 screened porch, 8x10 shed, A-frame shingled roof hot tub in MBR. Unfurnished. Water filtration system. Heavy duty doora. Purchase price of $35,5O0. N - 2 1986 MARSHFIELD 14X70 3 bedrooms, 2 bath, A/C, heat pump, electric cooking, W/D, screened/enclosed porch, shed. Fushed with exceptmes of few l items. 'Purchase price of $38,OOO. M - 2 1988 WESTGATE 143(70 2 bedrooms, 2 bath, central air, gas heat Z ;oamg, W/D, 12'x14' de  Io r, rapo, A-frar sn . Furnished as shown. Purchase price of $25,000. Includes 3 months FREE lot rent. E - 15 1979 MARSHFIELD 14X70 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, central air, OW, washer/dryer. Elec- tric cooking S heat, t4x25 sunroom. New master BA: Sold unfurnished. Purchase price of $39,9OO. CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, November 6 - November 12, 1998 - 49 Del T, :ch sets Phon-a-thon for November If your phone rings one evening in mid-November, it may be your alma mater calling. The Jack F. Owens Campus Alumni Associa- tion of Delaware Technical & Community College will hold a Phon-a-thon on Nov. 9, 10, 11, 16, 17 and 18. Volunteer alumni, stu- dents and staff members plan to call Owens campus graduates be- tween the hours of 5 and 9 p.m. to request a pledge to benefit the col- lege's Excellence Through Tech- nology campaign. This col- legewide initiative will enable Delaware Tech to heighten its ef- forts through the use of technolo- gy to prepare students to become more valued and versatile employ- ees. According to alumni coordi- nator Rhonda H. Tuman, the Phon-a-thon is in response to a challenge presented by the alumni association at Delaware Tech's Stanton-Wilmington campus. "We hope to raise $5,000, which will benefit our classroom instruc- tion and ultimately, the needs of the community," Tuman said. Phon-a-thon callers will also ask alumni to take time to update" the alumni association's records. Gifts of $25 or more received by Dec. 15 will be listed on the Hon- or Roll of Alumni Contributors in the next issue of the Owens cam- pus newsletter, "Alumni & Friends." For more information or to help with the Phon-a-thon, call the alumni office at 855-5951. State PTA to host meeting on assessment testing The Delaware State PTA will hold a public meeting for all parents (n Sussex County from 7 to 9 p.m., Monday, Nov. 9, in the Laurel High School auditorium. The topic of the meeting is the state assessment testing in Delaware schools. The speaker will be John Tanner from the Department of Edu- cation. Announcement of Public Hearing Cape Henlopen School District Board of Education Capital Improvement Referendum The Cape Henlopen School District Board of Education will conduct a public hearing on Monday, November 9, 1998, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the library of Cape Henlopen High School. The purpose of the hearing is to receive comment regarding the possibility of building two (2) new middle schools and adding an addition to H.O. Brittingham Elementary School. Groups such as the PTA, P TO, citizen groups, etc., will be given first opportunity to speak and may reserve a place on the speaker's agenda by contacting the Superintendent's Office three days prior to the meeting. Individuals will be given the second opportunity to speak. Individuals may reserve a place on the speaker's agenda by contacting the Superinten- dent's Office three days prior to the meeting. Others wishing to speak will be given the opportunity to speak on a first-come, first-served basis on the evening of the hearing and should register their interest to speak with the recording secretary the evening of the hearing. Written comments are wel- come. Written comments received in the Superintendent's Office three days prior to the hearing will be duplicated in the exact form received and distributed to the Board of Education before the hearing. FLINTSTONE 14X70 3 bedrcurns, 2 baths. Ekic cnsking and heat. Central air, new washer & dryer, 12x20 screened porch, 8x10 shed, A frame shingkld reel. Fumis with ceplion of kitchen set, dresser in i MBR & personal items. Purchase price of $43,900. G - 22 1986 SCHI, JLT 14X70 2 bedrooms, 2 bath, electro heat and ck- ing, C/A, Oishwasher, W/D, 11x20 porch, 8x10 shed, deck at side door and an A- frame shingled roof. Furnished wflh excep- tion  lamps, wal hang4ngs, counter aCpl- ances, W, docks, personal ems and shed items. Purchase price of $45,000. G - 25 1987 SKYLINE 14X70 2 bedrooms, 2 baths. Gas heat and. cooking. C/A; garbage disposal, W/O, 8x10 shed, 60x20 addition and an A-frame shingled roof. Fu curtains and blimls. Purchase price of $36,000. G - 31 1987 SCHULT 24X54 3 baths, electric heat & cooking, C/A, dishwash- er, W/D, 10x23 deck and an A; frame shingled roof. Furnished with exception of persofial items. Price reduced to $39,900. K- 301990 SKYLINE 14X70 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, C/A,, mingled roof. Furnished Purchase price of $39,900. 6 Months FREE lot tent with this home K- 40 1989 Xff, i?GAIX ItK 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, tral heat & air,,unfurn- electric cooking, shed and fireplace. Purdaase price of $36,900. BAY DRIVE #8 1972 WINDSOR 2 bedrooms, 2 baths. Fabu- 9x9 dec Metal shed, !at, portable I Purchase price of $45,000. Shown by appL only.