Indian River School District
Due to inclement weather, all Indian River School District schools will open two hours late on Tuesday, Feb 22. There is no morning kindergarten. All 12-month employees should report on time.
The Chichester duPont Foundation recently donated $18,000 to the Delmarva Community Wellnet Foundation in order to support the Wellnet’s SNAC Program. The SNAC (School Nutrition Advisory Committee) program is a community outreach service to improve children’s health through nutritional education in the classroom and at school meetings and festivals.
Each year, students across the United States pursue a chance to study and to serve their country.
But before applying to a military service academy, most students must seek a Congressperson’s official nomination, and Jonathan Arnold is the only Indian River School District student to be recommended this year by U.S. Sen. Tom Carper.
Who knew that 4,000 pairs of shoes could buy clean water for those in need and provide small business opportunities in other countries?
Update: This event has been cancelled. General donations can be sent to Justin Lowe Fund, Fulton Bank, Millsboro, Delaware.
“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen,” reads Hebrews 11:1 in the Bible, and it is a quote by which Justin Lowe – a senior at Indian River High School – lives.
The same week state officials filed a $19 million lawsuit against a consultant on the Indian River Inlet Bridge replacement project over the prior design’s roadway approaches, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announced that Dover-based contractor George & Lynch Inc. had been awarded contract to construct re-engineered roadway approaches and to demolish the existing bridge.
On Valentine’s Day weekend, the Indian River High School swim team will break from swimming to go sitting — babysitting, that is.
This winter has been harsh, but next weekend Indian River High School is offering a cure for the cold. The Third Annual Indian River High Chili Cook-off will take place in the school’s cafeteria and will offer plenty of chili to the general public, all while raising funds to ultimately benefit the school’s athletic department.
On Jan. 27, nearly one year after a Delaware court decided in favor of the Indian River School District, the Doe v. IRSD case was brought before the U.S. Court of Appeals for official oral arguments.
U.S. Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons, both D-Del., visited with students, teachers and administrators at Indian River High School on Jan. 28 to highlight the school’s innovative education initiatives.
On the same night President Barack Obama offered plans to improve the nation, the Indian River School District’s Board of Education held the first board meeting of the new year.
Due to inclement weather, Indian River School District schools will open two hours late, with no morning kindergarten. All 12-month employees should report on time.
Sussex County government offices will be opening 90 minutes late, at 10 a.m., on Thursday, Jan. 27.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM THURSDAY...
* PRECIPITATION TYPE: RAIN AND SLEET IS EXPECTED TODAY...BEFORE THE MIXED PRECIPITATION CHANGES TO SNOW THIS EVENING.
* ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 3 INCHES.
* TIMING: RAIN AND SLEET WILL FALL DURING THE DAY...BEFORE CHANGING TO SNOW THIS EVENING. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO END BEFORE DAYBREAK THURSDAY.
WEATHER ALERT CANCELED: Winter weather advisory, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. -- snow and slippery conditions predicted
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS CANCELED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM EST FRIDAY.
* PRECIPITATION TYPE: SNOW.
* ACCUMULATIONS: TWO TO THREE INCHES. HIGHEST NEAR METROPOLITAN PHILADELPHIA AND SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY.
* TIMING: BEGINNING AFTER 7 PM AND LASTING FOR ABOUT 12 HOURS.
All Indian River School District schools are closed on Wednesday, Jan. 12, due to inclement weather. All 12-month employees are to report two hours late.
State offices in Sussex County will open at the regular time.
New Castle and Kent counties on Tuesday afternoon remained under a Winter Storm Warning until 10 a.m., Wednesday morning. Lower predicted snow totals, however, dropped the designation to a Winter Storm Advisory in Sussex County; also in effect until 10 a.m. Wednesday.
As the forecast becomes more focused, crews from the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) were standing ready for the snowstorm predicted to begin Tuesday afternoon and into Wednesday morning. Officials said DelDOT maintenance forces are spending the pre-storm hours preparing the trucks and pre-treating additional roads.
The Indian River School District has canceled all after-school and evening activities in the district for Tuesday, Jan. 11, due to inclement weather.
A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 AM EST WEDNESDAY... A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 AM EST WEDNESDAY. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 5 TO 8 INCHES.
A Winter Storm Warning in now effect from 2 p.m. Tuesday to 10 a.m. Wednesday. The National Weather Service has issued a warning for snow, sleet and freezing rain, with accumulations of 2 to 6 inches possible. Precipitation is expected to start Tuesday afternoon and turn to all snow Tuesday evening, when it will become steadier and heavier.
A Winter Storm Watch in effect from Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 11, about 1 p.m., through Wednesday morning, Jan. 12, about 7 a.m. The National Weather Service is predicting 4 to 6 inches of snow, with low visibility of possibly less than a half-mile and possible dangerous driving conditions on both primary and secondary roads.
The sideline along Indian River’s football field may look pretty similar next fall. But the Indians will carry on next season without the guidance of long-time head coach Jim Bunting, who announced his retirement at the team’s banquet last month. However, the staff and administration are confident they’ve got the next best thing.
While Millsboro is the only town that has, to date, held a formal vote on a resolution to support the Route 113 Blue Alternative as-is – the vote passed with only one dissenter, Councilman Greg Hastings – there is plenty of opposition to the plan farther south in the Route 113 corridor and even legislatively – including some from state Sen.
Based on the May 2010 Delaware Student Testing Program (DSTP) results for science and social studies, Indian River High School (IRHS) was the highest-ranking non-charter public school in the state of Delaware, ranking third out of all state schools.
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The U.S. Route 113 North/South Study (according to DelDOT Project Manager Monroe Hite, III, the terms “project” and “study” can be used interchangeably in this case) is an approximately 35-mile-long stretch of highway similar to, but west of, the existing Route 1, that is designed to alleviate congestion and help to deal with growth in Sussex County.