Three Delaware schools were named Purple Star Schools this week. (Photo by jacoblund/iStock Getty Images)

Military student support earns 3 schools Purple Star status

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

The same week the legislature moved forward with a bill giving military-connected students priority in school choice decisions, the state announced its Purple Star Schools.  Delaware’s Department of Education announced Thursday that First State Military Academy, along with Caesar Rodney School District’s Caesar Rodney High School and Dover Air Force Base Middle School, are the state’s 2024 Purple Star Schools. …

Caesar Rodney culinary team. From left to right: Melia Stamper, Shannon Powell, Ralph Figueroa, Carys Raber, Zoe Rowe, Grey Bendel.

Caesar Rodney HS: 5x state culinary competition winners

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

The young cooks from Caesar Rodney School District are state champs once again. Caesar Rodney High School’s culinary team recently took home its fifth straight state title in the 11th Annual Delaware ProStart Student Invitational, which was hosted at the Chase Center in Wilmington.  The Delaware Restaurant Foundation hosts the statewide competition featuring 17 culinary and management teams who were …


Rider Stadium: Where it began for this Delaware LIve reporter

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

Our series of stories on high school football stadiums continues with Rider Stadium, home of Caesar Rodney’s football team. I must admit, this story is as much about my broadcasting career as it is about Caesar Rodney Rider Stadium. My dream job of providing “play-by-play” on the radio started in 1979 as I called the Rider’s games on a small …

Eight Delaware students scored top 10 finishes in 10 different competitions at the 2022 National STEM Conference in Dallas.

10 for 10: Delaware students shine at national STEM conference

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Delaware Live, Education

Eight different Delaware students finished in the top 10 of 10 different competitions at this year’s national STEM conference in Dallas. Overall, 103 Delaware students competed in the event, which focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The events included computer-aided design, dragster design, leadership strategies, manufacturing prototype, on-demand video, promotional graphics, structural engineering, system control technology, video game design, …

Delaware is sending 29 athletes to Orlando Special Olympics

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

                             Delaware athletes have 281 days to get ready for the national summer games.                                                                      Special Olympics Delaware will send 29 athletes to the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando, Florida next summer. The full contingent will include nine coaches, four staff members and two students from Caesar Rodney High School who will attend as part of the Unified …