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Cape Gazette : SCHOOL & EDUCATION FRIDAY. DECEMBER 2- MONDAY. DECEMBER 5 2011 99 Delawarel Fou posts WORCESTER PREP PLANS.PARTY UNDER THE PALMS year f0 - it s'e rP't s u: . " ctents can apply r0ra. varxety oz most applications scl olarships avaflaflle through the DCE Applica! should re- The Delaware Community vieW the criteria : all of the Foundation announce.41that more av ililable award' nd simply than 300 scholarship are avail- ch ck the boxesext to the able to Delaware stud nnts for the :riosc olarshi s foi 'hich the p Y 2012-13 school year. wi h to be consid, d. There is A complete list of scch,)larships no, ;,ca on the nut of schol is available in the nelaware arSSc vi s or amount 1dents ma . P Y Community Foundatl Scholar- re e. : ship Compendium, ScholaJ:ships Ih addition to tion assis- to be Awarded for th 2012-2013 tanke, fundir fro nan of the g y School Year, at ww delcf...org sch olarships may applied to The compendium incliades qnte= the costs of ; and fees. ria and information abont each ar more contact award, as well as apt'hcatmns. Ric hard Gentsch, The application su mission ident Corn- deadline for the m jority of premunity at 302-571- scholarships is April 1.80( SUBMITTED PHOTO'- '- COMMITTEE CHA|RMEN are already hard at work planning the Worcester Preparatory School Party Under the Palms Gala Celebration. The festive event is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 24, at Seacrets in Ocean City, Md. For information on gala attendance, auctions, dinner, music and raffles contact Susan Beauchamp in the Development Office at 410-64t-3575. In back (I-r) are Valerie Dunkle, Frankford; Cheryl Einstein, Salisbury, Md.; Matilda Gjikuria, Ocean City, Md.; Nancy P 20i2~13 sch0oi year. Applications are bein 3636. Shownare Dallas Di( r " " - D bases, texts and eBooks. Linde- ment for the high school social This grant project was devel- mer says, "It is really rewarding studies teachers as well, includ- oped by Cape Henlopen School to see the students and teachers ing a week in the summer to in- District's instructional technolo- having this technology available troduce them to the capabilities gy specialist Lori Roe. "This ini- to them Being a member of the of video conferencing and time tiative supports Cape's vision for community, I am thrilled that to plan engaging lessons for their creating 21st century innovative Cape Henlopen High School has students involving these video teaching and learning environ- this powerful resource. Not tours of museums and historical ments that will not only increase many schools .do. The students sites around the world. student achievement and im- are just blown away that they are Roe is pleased with the collab- prove digital literacy," says Roe, speaking to people in different oration of both students and "but also provide our students parts of the country. The thought staff. "We are fortunate to hav:: interactive experiences with oth- of being able to talk to others support from state-and district er cultures that extend beyond outside of the United States real- administration, board members, traditional teaching from text- ly has piqued their curiosity and technical staff, teachers, stu] books." keeps them intellectually en- dents, and our community," she The federally funded granthas gaged." says, "and we hope to expand enabled Cape Henlopen High Upcoming video conferences these resources for the benefit of School to enhance the Library include a visit to the Federal Re- all." Media Center with digital re- sources such as electronic books, cable TV for educational public May Your SmtleBe Merry & B qgbt! I broadcasting, and the installationSeason $ Greetings! of a high-end video-conferencing system for distance learning. Equipment includes two large LCD screens - one for viewing the off-site location and the sec- ond mirroring the class partici- pating in the conference. Micro- TTED PHOTO phones, cameras and high-speed Dr. Michael A. Poleck internet connections allow high school students to participate in 1632 Savannah Rd., real-time conversations with ex- Suite 6 perts around the world. In addi- Lewes, DE tion, social studies teachers par- to ticipating in the grant received iPads to enable use of education- al apps, access educational re- SCJENCES .. LaMotte, Selbyville; Jenn Carey, Dagsboro; Cindy Pritchard, Snow Hill, Md.; Noelle McColgan, Millsboro;.and Eiyse - " Moore, Rehoboth Beach. In front are Liz Vasilikos, Rehoboth Beach, gala co-chairman; and Julie Metz, Rehoboth Beach, Th Bakery Boc silent and )) Ch ese auctiorld several galaco-chairman. - , n e v vendors wi3hristmas ]oeste Pep holds giflsfThere will' games for .,.. , . ... _ children, a lunche . snack bar, UlrlSUllla$ llaTaar uec, 4 aM.entertainment Worcester Worcester PreparatOry School stu lents. Santa js stops by will host its 40th Apnl]al Christ- for hotos and MrS. ( laus will be 1 sources through iTunes U, and serve, a meeting with Holocaust masBazaarfromlla.n .to4p.m., available for teatlm. There is tAassroom present content through Apple survivors, and a conversation Sunday, Dec. 4, at 508$. Main St., pletlV of parking In front of the v ___ _ 7-- _ " TV, connected to the 60-inch with an 89-year-old former so- Md. A selection of gifts, sch ool on Main Street and also Continued from page98 LCD monitor cial studies teacher from New- Berlin, crafts, books, greener and'food On 3uckingham L nel For details . Kathy Lindemer, media spe- tonl Mass., who served in the U.S. will be available Don'[ miss Nial- al] Susan Beauch np at 410-641- strate. Students had copies of the cialist at Cape Henlopen High Army as a medic and was one of i. map she used to talk about the School, is also integral to the suc- the first Allied soldiers to enter- ;" explorations and a graphic or- cess of the program, managing the Buchenwald, Germany con- ganizer to help them record in- the technology, coordinating the centration camp. formation about the roles these scheduling, and utilizing library The grant provided for ex- explorers played in world histo- resources such as online data- tensive professional develop-.