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Rosa Trotter retires after 48 years of teaching kindergarten

Jarek Rutz Education, Headlines

  After spending four decades working in a room full of frogs and children, Dr. Rosa Trotter is hopping into the next phase of her life. Thursday, she taught her last kindergarten class at Carrie Downie Elementary School in New Castle, after teaching for 48 years, with 39 of them in that room. The nearly 3,000 students she taught will …

Progressive Rep. John Kowalko will not seek re-election

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Firebrand progressive Rep. John Kowalko will retire at the end of his term in November after spending nearly 16 years in the Delaware House of Representatives.  The 76-year-old Democrat from Newark made the announcement on the House floor Thursday afternoon to the surprise of lawmakers on both sides of the aisle.  “I am proud of my continuous and resolute support, …

Ursuline’s Sue Heiss announces retirement after 40-year career

GlennFrazer Sports

The 2021 Delaware High School Volleyball season came to a close last week with St Marks crowned for the second consecutive year. The tournament also closed the chapter on the coaching career of Susan Heiss at Ursuline Academy in Wilmington. Heiss guided Ursuline to 11 championships and 23 semi final appearances, both state records. She announced her retirement from her …

Long time volleyball coach retiring after 37 years

Jason Winchell Sports

Dave Stover Wilmington Charter Volleyball When the 2022 Delaware high school volleyball season rolls around next summer, one familiar face isn’t sure how he’s going to feel. “I’m happy watching the Big 10 on TV. I’ll know how bad next August is, how bad I miss it, though,” said Dave Stover, who just wrapped up a 37-year career as one …