The Sussex Academy Board has picked Kyle Bentley to serve as the new Head of School.

Sussex Academy names Bentley as new Head of School

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Sussex Academy, a charter school on Airport Road in Georgetown that serves 1,170 students, has named its new head of school. Kyle Bentley, who was most recently principal at H.O. Brittingham Elementary School in the Cape Henlopen School District, replaces Eric Anderson, who was at the helm for more than five years. “As we embark on this journey together, I …

Cape Henlopen Girls lacrosse Louise Rishko take a shot in the win over Sussex Academy. Photo by Ben Fulton

Cape beats Sussex Academy to advance to championship

Shannon TimmonsHeadlines, Sports

Cape Henlopen Girls lacrosse Louise Rishko take a shot in the win over Sussex Academy. Photo by Ben FultonThe Cape girls lacrosse team remains undefeated this season defeating Sussex Academy 20-12, advancing to the DIAA State Championship Finals.  These two teams are familiar ro say the least and their schools only sit 11 miles apart. They faced off in the …

Stephanie Sherman, 2025 Delaware Charter Schools Teacher of the Year, and her family.

Meet Stephanie Sherman, ‘25 charter teacher of year

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

The 2025 Teacher of the Year for Delaware charter schools says the love she has for the subject she teaches sparks the energy she brings to the classroom every day.  “If it wasn’t fun for me, I would find a different job,” said Stephanie Sherman, a science teacher at Sussex Academy. “I always tell them, it’s not always going to …

Sussex Academy soccer George Sapna is attacked by his team after kicking the game winning the DII soccer state championship

Sussex Academy wins first soccer state championship

Nick HallidayHeadlines, High Schools, Sports

DOVER – It was a day to remember at Dover High School on the afternoon of Nov. 18, as Sussex Academy made a little bit of history. The Seahawks outlasted Saint Mark’s, 5-4, in penalty kicks for the DIAA Division II boys championship. It was the first team championship in school history. No. 1 Sussex Academy trailed No. 6 Saint …

Milford Field Hockey team posing after a win photo courtesy of Milford Athletics Twitter

Bucs Ground the Seahawks

Shannon TimmonsHeadlines, Sports

Milford remains undefeated after yesterday’s matchup against Sussex Academy (SAAS).  These two teams have played the last three seasons, with the Seahawks coming out on top but this time, Milford turned the table. The Seahawks and Bucs made the game interesting trading goals all day long but Milford would hold out and come away with the win to remain undefeated …

Leaders of three Sussex County charter schools highlighted their programs and needs during a legislative breakfast Thursday. (Jarek Rutz/Delaware LIVE News)

3 Sussex charters ask for more legislative help

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Officials from three Sussex County charter schools told state representatives Thursday they need more legislative support to best support their students and communities. “We don’t have the available resources for a wellness center,” said Eric Anderson, head of Sussex Academy. “Our kids are like any other, and they need these supports.” His school hosted a joint breakfast that included Sussex …

Tower Hill wins 5th golf title as Sussex Academy’s Lydic wins individual

Betsy PriceHeadlines

  Tower Hill Golf Team 2021 State Champs photo courtesy of DIAA Tower Hill was able to win their fifth team championship with a score of 533 holding off Tatnall by a four stroke margin as the runner up scored a 537. The Hillers were led by Rylie Heflin who shot +3 over par while finishing second overall for the …