65 Sussex Tech High School Students Recognized for Classroom Excellence

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Sussex Technical High School administrators and teachers have announced the Students of the Quarter. Teachers select students based on their classroom excellence.   Zane Baker Brighton Balas Kaleb Benson Amethyst Boyer Gavin Burke Bryannah Coral  Carter Cummings Jada Eley Blake Esham Joseph Faga  William Flak Amiyah Fontaine  Braylyn Fox Vanessa Garcia Perez Meile Garrett Gabriel Hearn Tegan…

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New Heavy Equipment Operator Apprenticeship to Begin at Sussex Tech in February

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Sussex Tech is gearing up for a new Heavy Equipment Operator Apprenticeship – classes will begin in February. Sussex Tech Adult Education recently purchased a bulldozer with funds from the Delaware Apprenticeship Expansion Grant – and also plans to purchase simulators, an excavator and a compact track loader. These will be used for both adult…

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New Principal Named For Sussex Tech HS

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Sussex Tech High School is getting a new principal. Dr. Matthew Donovan has been hired by the Sussex Vocational Technical School District and will start as principal July 1st. Donovan is currently principal of Middletown High School and has previous experience in the Caesar Rodney School District and the Indian River School District. The current…

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Over 700 Sussex Tech Students Return to the Classroom

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Sussex Technical High School was home to more students on Monday than any time in the last year, with nearly 700 students streaming through the doors eager to get back to school in person four days a week. “We wanted to give students and their families a choice to expand in-person learning or continue fully…

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Update: Sussex Tech Stays Remote-Only Thru Mar. 5th

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The Sussex Tech School District will continue with remote-only instruction through next Friday, March 5th. According to the district, the recommendation comes from Delaware Public Health and the decision has been made out of an abundance of caution. There have been recent positive test results for coronavirus involving people connected to the campus child care…

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Sussex Tech Begins Hybrid Instruction Monday

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Sussex Tech High School will begin hybrid instruction this coming Monday, February 1st. The Board of Education recently voted to allow students to choose whether to attend classes in person, or learn exclusively by remote instruction. The hybrid format allows Sussex Tech students to learn on campus two days a week and learn remotely two…

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Dr. Kevin Carson Named Sussex Tech Superintendent

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The acting superintendent of the Sussex Vo-Tech School District is the choice to lead the district moving forward. Dr. Kevin Carson was chosen unanimously by the Board of Education to become superintendent. Carson has been leading the district for the past four months in an acting capacity. Former Sussex Tech superintendent Stephen Guthrie stepped down…

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Sussex Tech Announces 2 Positive Coronavirus Tests – Building Closed Next Week

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A staff member and a student at the Sussex County Vocational Technical School District have tested positive for COVID-19, the District informed families today. After consultation with the Delaware Division of Public Health, Sussex Tech instructional staff will work remotely the week of Nov. 2-6, and all student visits to campus are canceled. The district will…

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Sussex Tech Extends Remote Learning Plan Into Early ’21

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Sussex Tech will extend its modified remote learning plan into the second marking period, which lasts through the end of January. Students have been learning remotely, but teachers are able to bring them onto campus for hands-on instruction, demonstrations or practice. Sussex Tech says there have been more than 400 student visits for small-group instruction,…

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Sussex Tech Incorporates Flexibility Into Remote Learning

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Sussex Tech students and instructors Zoom into a new academic year. Students in a variety of subjects are starting to learn remotely. However, teachers also have the flexibility to bring small groups of students in later this month for the sort of hands-on instruction and practice that’s important to Sussex Tech students’ success. District leaders…

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Sussex Tech to Begin School Year with Modified Remote Learning Plan on Sept 8

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Sussex Tech students will begin the 2020-2021 school year on a modified remote learning plan through the first marking period with teachers having the flexibility to hold in-person programs on a voluntary basis – with parental permission. The district made its announcement on Friday after the Board of Education voted to approve the plan Thursday…

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Sussex Tech Names Acting Superintendent

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The Sussex Tech School District has a new Acting Superintendent. Dr. Kevin Carson has been appointed by the Sussex Tech Board of Education to replace Stephen Guthrie. Guthrie recently told the board he would be resigning effective July 31st due to a family health matter. “It was a very difficult decision to make, especially since…

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Sussex Tech Delays Graduation Ceremony

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Sussex Tech’s goal all along has been to hold a traditional in-person graduation ceremony and give the seniors the recognition that they deserve. This week, the Board of Education voted unanimously to delay the graduation ceremony until information is received on when restrictions may be lifted. This means that the graduation ceremony could take place…

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Sussex Tech donates healthcare supplies to Nanticoke, Beebe hospitals

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Sussex Technical School District donated extra medical supplies and protective equipment to staff at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford and Beebe Healthcare in Lewes to help healthcare workers battle the coronavirus. “In this fight, everyone has to do their part. For Sussex Tech, that means supporting our front-line nurses and doctors here in our community,”…

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Sussex Tech JROTC Program to End in June

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Sussex Tech’s JROTC program will close at the end of this school year.  In spite of extensive research and outreach, JROTC Cadet Command has informed the district there are no certified instructors available in Delaware.  The program needs 2 instructors to operate – one commissioned and one non-commissioned – each must be retired from the…

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Lt. Governor serves as Guest Principal at Sussex Tech High School

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Delaware Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long recently visited Sussex Technical High School to serve as Guest Principal, getting a tour of the school and introduction to its 17 career-technical areas. Lt. Governor Hall-Long toured the school with Principal Dr. John Demby, visiting technical areas including health professions and dental services. The Lt. Governor also learned more…

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Sussex Tech health students put focus on rare disease, raising funds for research

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Two Sussex Technical High School students planning careers in medicine are setting their sights on combating the rare disease known as moyamoya, which can trigger strokes, seizures, and other medical problems, and primarily affects children. Students Molly Dopler and Abby Fowler, both sophomores from Seaford, are participating in Rare Disease Day at Nemours Alfred I.…

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Sussex Tech Involved in Conversations to Save JROTC Program

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The two instructors for Sussex Tech’s J-R-O-T-C program recently announced they would be leaving and it was expected that the program would not continue.  The J-R-O-T-C program has been at Sussex Tech for 18 years and has about 110 students from all grade levels taking the elective course.  School officials say new information has come…

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First GED Recognition Ceremony at Sussex Tech

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Sussex Tech’s Adult Education Division held its first-ever GED recognition ceremony – with 35 local residents who successfully completed their GED were honored.  The James H. Groves Adult High School offers both high school diplomas and GED opportunities for adult learners.  The 35 students recognized completed their GED over the last three years. 

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Millsboro Teen Arrested for Threat Against Sussex Tech

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A Millsboro teen has been arrested for making threatening statements involving Sussex Tech High School.  School officials contacted Delaware State Police Friday concerning statements made by 15 year old Andrew West, who is a student at the school.  Police learned that West had been involved in a fight and became very disorderly – causing staff…

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Sussex Tech welcomes 16 new teachers & staff members

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Sussex Technical High School’s staff has been joined by 16 new or promoted teachers and staff members with more than 165 combined years of experience. “Sussex Tech’s team is committed to preparing students for their future, and our new teachers and staff will help us do just that,” said Principal Dr. John Demby. “They represent…

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