Newark High School has anonymous threats made to its staff last week.

No arrests yet in Newark High ‘swatting’ threat incident

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Police & Fire

There have been no arrests made yet in connection to last week’s incident at Newark High School involving an anonymous caller making threats.  At approximately 1:10 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 4, the Newark Police Department Communications Center received a phone call from a subject claiming that they were outside of Newark High School, in Christina School District, and were planning …

The investigation at Newark High was announced Thursday.

Police actively investigating threats at Newark High

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Police & Fire

This story has been updated with new information at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 5. An active investigation is happening at Christina School District’s Newark High School. The Newark Police Department announced the investigation Thursday, as it is looking into threats made to the school and school staff.  “There is not believed to be a threat to the public and …

From left, Tyasia Cannon, MayEllen Clark, Caleb Odou, Chip Rossi (president of Bank of America Delaware), Timothy Nguyen, Samhitha Vallury.

5 First State teens named ‘National Student Leaders’

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Delaware Live, Education

Five Delaware junior and senior high school students have been selected as Bank of America Student Leaders. The Student Leader Program began in 2004 with the intent to help prepare students to enter the workforce through skills-building and leadership development. “The students are standout young adults who were selected for their involvement in standing up against inequality and injustice, as …

Education Secretary Mark Holodick joined a few of the digital map competition winners to celebrate in Dover.

6 Delaware students cash in with digital maps

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Delaware Live, Education

Six First State students each won a $100 cash prize in a state digital mapping competition with projects on Delaware’s poultry industry, estuaries, snow geese and more. The ESRI 2022 ArcGIS U.S. School Competition is an event for middle and high school students to create and present interactive mapping projects using ESRI software.  The Delawareans who competed developed a digital …

6 Newark High students arrested after fight at school

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

  Six Newark High students were arrested after a fight there Monday, and police are seeking more information about it. The first fight broke out about 2:10 p.m. Tuesday at the high school on East Delaware Avenue, a police report said. Officers were already at the school to monitor dismissal, the report said. When officers attempted to break up the …