Principal Bradley Layfield has been fired by the Indian River School District.

All 7 board members agree: Fire Bradley Layfield

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

The Indian River School District Board of Education on Thursday voted to uphold the termination of a school principal enmeshed in a scandal involving a video image of a student’s breast. In its private executive meeting Thursday night, the district board voted to uphold its firing of Bradley Layfield, former principal at Sussex Central High School. In response, Layfield’s lawyer, …

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Layfield hearing: Employees say he was jovial showing video

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

GEORGETOWN — Ousted Sussex Central High School Principal ’s hearing Thursday to clear his name stretched into the mid-afternoon as  person after person testified he seemed jovial at showing a video of a school fight in which a student’s breast was exposed. Layfield was fired by the Indian River School District after being accused of circulating the video of the …

The case against former principal Bradley Layfield has been dismissed.

Layfield hoping to get principal job back after case dismissal

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Police & Fire

An ousted  Sussex County school principal who was sued by a former student is trying to get his position back after the lawsuit dismissed in court. Bradley Layfield, the former principal of Sussex Central High School in the Indian River School District, was among those sued by former student Aniya Harmon, who claimed they circulated a video and a photo …

Georgetown Elementary School is one of the four schools in Indian River School District to be used as a polling place.

Indian River schools closed for special election; 4 poll sites

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Indian River School District, in the heart of Delaware’s 37th House District, will be closed for a special election in a few weeks. The district announced the closures Tuesday, citing that Delaware law requires public schools to be closed if they are being utilized as polling places for state elections.  Last week, Rep. Ruth Briggs King, a Republican representing the …

DelawareLive Nov 26

DelawareLIVE Weekly Review – November 26, 2023

Sonja FreyDelaware Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Review Includes: Ho-ho-ho! Classic Delaware area Christmas traditions await Milford’s new ‘Farmacy Market’ grew out of an abundant garden Retired nurse Valerie Jones Giltner to run in House District 37 Milford parents voice concern about school safety, bullying Salesianum soccer wins third consecutive state championship Click on the image below to read the articles and more!   Sonja …

Bradley Layfield was fired on Saturday.

Sussex student happy principal fired, wants criminal charges

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

The family of a student whose breast was exposed during a fight at Sussex Center High School cheered the firing of its principal and expressed hopes criminal charges will be filed in the case, according to their lawyer. The student, Aniya Harmon, had sued former principal Bradley Layfield, the assistant principal and the district in the case for invasion of …

Principal Bradley Layfield has been fired by the Indian River School District.

Layfield fired by Indian River board over student breast case

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Bradley Layfield, the principal of Sussex Central High School in the middle of a lawsuit over a meme using a student’s exposed breast, has been fired. He had been suspended after a fight in which the breast was exposed and then he, other staff, the school and Indian River School District were sued for allegedly circulating a meme photo of …

Suspended Sussex Central High Principal Bradley Layfield has asked the lawsuit against him to be dismissed.

Dismiss suit, says principal accused of sharing breast photo

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

A school principal being sued for circulating a meme showing the breast of a former student formally asked in court Tuesday for the suit to be dismissed.  Principal Bradley Layfield is among those sued by Aniya Harmon, 18,who  graduated from Indian River’s Sussex Central High School in May.  Her lawsuit against Layfield, the school, district and Assistant Principal Matthew Jones …

An Indian River teacher was arrested this week.

Indian River teacher arrested for child endangerment  

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

A 22-year-old female teacher in the Indian River School District has been arrested on charges of endangering the welfare of a child. The teacher, who the district and Delaware State Police have not named, teaches at the  Howard T. Ennis School in Georgetown and has been placed on unpaid leave.  The incident involves a student with a developmental delay who …

Delaware had three schools recognized as national 2023 Blue Ribbon Schools.

3 Delaware schools earn national award for excellence

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Three schools in Delaware were among the 353 across America that have been honored as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2023. Appoquinimink School District’s Olive B. Loss Elementary School in Bear, Christina School District’s Thurgood Marshall Elementary School in Newark and Indian River School District’s Lord Baltimore Elementary School in Ocean View are the three awarded by U.S. Secretary of …