January 2016

Advertisement for Bids
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Please click on PDF file titled Advertisement for Bids for complete information.


Emergency Days Giveback Feb 16, Feb 17
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TO: All Delaware Academy Staff and StudentsFROM: Jason D. Thomson, SuperintendentDATE: January 29, 2016SUBJECT: EMERGENCY GIVE BACK DAYSDelaware Academy currently has six unused emergency days. Per contracts, these days are to be given as a day off if not used.That being said, I have decided to close the district on Tuesday, February 16 and Wednesday, February 17 for all employees. February 15 is a scheduled holiday in observance of President’s Day. This will leave the district with four remaining days for use in case of an We hope by providing this information to you now, it will help you plan in advance so families can make arrangements accordingly. 


Heart and Sole Registration information (Girls on Track)

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It's Time for to Heart and Sole
Attached is information regarding the girls running program.  Registration Opens Feb. 1st.   Season Begins March 15th. http://www.girlsontheruncny.org/get-involved/register-your-girl .


Henry W. Cannon Scholarship Application Now Available for Class of 2016
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Current Seniors-  apply for the Henry w. Cannon Scholarship.  Each scholarship is valued at $3,000.  See the attached document and application for more information. The Family Fun Night:
· Boosts math and literacy skills.
· Fosters an “I CAN DO MATH!” attitude in students.
· Teaches parents fun ways to tutor children at home.
Special Bonus! Every participant will receive coupon codes for Multiply With Me, Learning to Multiply Can Be Fun ebooks by Suzy Koontz (Instructor/Parent Guide and Student Workbook)

Dinner and dessert will be available for purchase to support the DA musical
Pizza, salad, and an ice cream sundae bar will be available for purchase during the Math and Movement Family Fun Night from 5:30-7:00 pm.

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Pepperoni or Buffalo Chicken Pizza slice with a salad  $4
Pepperoni or Buffalo Chicken slice  $3
Cheese Pizza slice with a salad  $3
Cheese slice  $2
Salad only  $2
Sundae Bar  $3
Bottled Water  $1
“The Works”  $7
(pizza slice, salad, bottled water, sundae bar)


Math and Movement Family Fun Night
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Math and Movement Family Fun Night Thursday, January 14, 2016  6-7:30 PMA Math & Movement Family Fun Night is a high energy math and reading event. Children use fun floor mats and wall charts to learn math and reading concepts through movement. At the Family Fun Night, you will move from station to station with your child while engaging in fun and educational kinesthetic activities.


Students in grade 6-12 Attend Safety Assembly
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Chief Mills SpeaksChief Mills Speaks
On January 5, 2016, students in grades 6-12 attended an assembly related to safety.  Presenters included representatives from State and local Law enforcement, as well as the school attorney.  Topics covered ranged from behavior both in person and online to ways to be safe in and out of school.  This assembly is a follow-up to the code of conduct that all students agree to follow. The code of conduct can be found here: http://www.delhischools.org/files/42556/handbook%20mshs%202015%202016%20final.pdf


December E-news Now Available
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The December edition of the Delaware Academy E-news is now available.  Please view the e-news by clicking on the file below. 


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