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Wilmington, Delaware
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Thursday, March 28, 1996
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Hmh School BepoEt NC6 THE NEWS JOURNAL THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 1996 Alexis I. du Pont Aspiring thespians, dancers and singers are putting on "Oklahoma!" today through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the A.I. auditorium. The classic Rodgers and Hammer-stein romance is the first musical produced at the school since 1990. Tickets, $6 each, can be purchased at the door. Tiger Pause staff members are attending the 52nd annual Temple Press Tournament today at Temple University in Philadelphia. The program includes workshops on social-issues reporting, as well as a journalism writing contest. Participating students are seniors Nicole Quon, Dan Rash and Chris Scarnati, juniors Nick Cohen, Howie Hsu, Elizabeth Hunt, Rishi Khan and Tizzy Lockman and sophomore Cory Well-man. Adviser Barbara Roewe and teacher Vlckl Zwolak will attend workshops for advisers. Nicole Quon Caravel The lengthening days and warmer nights of spring signal the approach of one of the most anticipated events in the Caravel year the Junior-Senior Prom. Images of gowns, tuxedos, clinking silverware, good food and pulsating dance music become a reality on April 25, when Caravel people will fill several rooms of the Du Pont Country Club. With colors of green, black and white and theme of "Wonderful Tonight," the 1996 prom promises to be fun and entertaining. Tickets at $80 per couple, $45 single went on sale Wednesday and can be pur chased tor the next two weeks trom Carolyn Gardner. Caravel is a sponsor of the Prom Promise. Erin K. Liedel Christiana Christiana's Student Government Association held its annual student-exchange program March 21. SGA member J.R.Tillman organized the exchange. Student participants were Kasee Adams, Yaw Atonsah, Lisa Carey, Holly Clark, , Corey Fagles, John Fritts, Samantha Kelly, Amy Krelsher, Jana McAuliffe, Paul Perdomo, Brandy Poston, Stephanie Roeth, Jaquaya Thomas, Brian Van Veen and Jason Viar. Stu- dents from Caravel Academy and Delcastle and McKean high schools sat in on an SGA meeting, followed their designated partners for the second and third block classes and celebrated their day with a party during fourth block. The Christiana students visited Caravel on March 14 and McKean , on Monday. They'll be at Delcastle today. The student exchange helps SGA discover new, effective ways of conducting a student government. Antoinette Maccari Delcastle Congratulations to all of the people who have placed in the state Vocational Industrial Clubs of America Skills USA competitions. Delcastle had 73 students bring home medals. The following students placed first and will represent Delcastle at the national competition in June: Jose Correra, Nicholas Hanna, Mandy Briggs, Mary Briggs, Lisa Deeney, Kelly Desmond, Kate DiMatteo, Danielle Glasow, Lisa Hazewski, Tiffany Sentel, Mike Anderson, Eric Bobo, Shawn Feehly, Michelle Boiilden, Christine Agostino, Shanna Franklin, Karla Hickman, Paul Marshall, Andy Mc-Nesby, Jackie Lara, Jim Dawson, Brett Simpers, Tom Hamill, Bob Fragele, Rob Fief indifer, Jimmy Studzlnskl, Adam Campros and Anthony Marconi. Also receiving first-place medals for Career Exploratory Manuals were Dana McConaahy, Jamie Greenley and Doug Sanders. The following students were chosen to represent Delcastle at the ,'96 Blue-Gold All-Star Football Game. Alexis Jamison and Carla Rodriguz are the ambassadors, and their buddy is Nicole Jones. Jason Reiter and Dina Adams are the football player and cheerleader, and All Aboard! The Brandywine Scenic Railway Spring Thaw Specials! ; March 16, 23, 24 Enjoy an 18-mile excursion offering 'panoramic views of the Brandywine Valley on a rail line more than 100 years old. Each round trip is 90 minutes: 11 :00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3 00 PM. Tickets: Adults $10.00, Seniors (55) $9.00, Children (2-12) $8.00 Ask about GROUP RATES. See the beauty ot Spring in the Valley. Northbound or southbound, roll through more than 200 years of history on our vintage train. Each round trip is one hour: 1 1 :00 AM, 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:30 PM Combined trips available. Tickets: Adults $8.00, Seniors (55) $7.00, Children (2-12) $6.00 Ask about GROUP RATES. 1 I Trains depart from Northbrook Canoe Co. on Northbrook Road, one-half mile north of Route 842 6 miles west of West Chester). Wheelchair Accessible their buddy is Bobby Ginsburg. They will spend more than three months with their buddies in the Hand in Hand Program. Marcin MichalskI Dickinson This year the Performing Arts Boosters, will be sponsoring the "March Madness Dance" on March 29 from 8 p.m. to midnight in the cafeteria. Music will be provided by Dynamic Sound. Tickets are $5; they will not be sold at the door. The Academic Bowl team participated in the Wesley College Tournament March 9 and 16. This is the spring competition for Tex-aco-Star Academic Challenge. The captain was Victor Mei, and members were Jenni Buckley, Dan Edwards, James Gregory and Marisia Johnson, who was a substitute for James Gregory on March 16. They defeated Dover, Archmere and Mount Pleasant, but lost to Padua. They are ranked in the top half of the teams of the state. Kajal Solanki Glasgow Glasgow's student body has been busy with an array of different events. Things like the National Nutrition Month Contest, sponsored by the Wellness Center, and the Senior Ball and Banquet have kept many students on their toes. Since March is National Nutrition Month, the Wellness Center is sponsoring a contest. Every day a new nutrition question is asked during the morning announcements. At the end of the week, a compilation of answers is drawn and the lucky names will win prizes like movie passes, T-shirts, free tuxedo rentals or even a Starter jacket. The coordinator of the Wellness Center is Marvis Hollowell-Clark. The staff includes counselor Deanna Mears Pandya, physician assistant Linda C. Brasel, dietitian Maryann Eastep, administrative assistant Linda A. Wronowlcz and Dr. Adele Ashley-Axon. Seniors are preparing for their ball and banquet, which will be Saturday at the Christiana Fire Hall. Tickets are $11. Brie Bittenbender Hodgson Wednesday marked the start of the final marking period. Students have been working hard this school year, which was apparent by the showing at the Vocational Industrial Clubs of America state competition. Hodgson had 10 first-place winners and took the three places in a number of competitions. The first-place winners were; Helen Hurtock, Shana McAleese, Tim Klein, Paul Sabrowski, Lauren Vavala, Loren Beaver (for the second year), Tim Horack, Amanda Langowski, William Lewis and Matt Holding. Others who placed in the top three of their competitions were: Christy Paxon, Carl Moran, Paul Sabrowski, Ken Cherrlx, Martin Webb, Tiffany Rinehimer, Tim Kisielewski, Brian Sharp, Sean Ban-non, Robert Passwater, Marissa Abbott, Brian Ploskon, Jeff Noble, Tim Waters, Jay Schlink, Phil Bey, Amy Lloyd, Charles Young, Victor Keeler, Paul Glazewski, Harvey Ogden, Kris-ten Ciamarcone, Brian Taylor, John Gephart and Kim DiVito. Melissa J. Romay Howard Congratulations to Shanelle Young, a cosmetology student, for winning first place in the first New Castle County Science Expo in the Health Category. Her project, "Is Getting Your Hair Done Worth the Risk?" described her work to determine if cosmetology students are exposed to volatile hazardous chemicals while participating in hair clinics. Howard High School was the only public school to participate in the expo. The Vocational Industrial Clubs of America Awards Banquet was held March 15. The 1996 state winners are: Jorge Rivera, Eduardo Ride the Bunny Trail Express! March 30 8 31 -April 6 &7 All children will meet the Easter Bunny on every train and receive a treat. Refreshments tollow each trip. One-hour round trips: 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM. Party Caboose - Available for Birthdays and Special Events. For information or reservations CALL 610-793-4433 VISA x Mastercard required lor reservations. Calendar Do you have news for the Schools page? Here's how to get your information to us: Mail: Street address: Box 1 0887 950 W. Basin Road Wilmington DE 1 9850 New Castle DE 1 9720 Phone:324-2864 Fax:324-2865 TTD number for the hearing impaired: 324-2580 Items of interest must be submitted 1 0 days prior to publication date. Today ALEXIS I. du PONT HIGH SCHOOL: Performing Arts groups present "Oklahoma!" 7:30 tonight through Sat. in the school auditorium, 50 Hillside Road, Greenville. Tickets $6 at the door. Friday ST. MARK'S HIGH SCHOOL: Fashion show, 7:30 tonight and Saturday, in the school theater, Pike Creek Road. Tickets $6 at the door; seating is limited. Ramos, Robert White, Stacey Hampton, Marcus LaCompte, Drew Miller, Brian Bunner, Chris Crespo, Nicole Stallings, Virginia Cahlll, Courtney HuttKhalilah Skinner, Aaron Amend, Chuck Williams, Shannen Holman, Mark Phillips, Angela Russell, Dana ThomasMartin DeJesus, Leonis Vazquez, Mindy High, Andrew Coleman and Jenn Grabowskl. Courtney Hutt McKean McKean is holding a dance Saturday from 8 to 11 p.m. in the gymnasium. Tickets are $3, or $5 per couple. Student government is in charge of the event. There will be a blood drive in the gymnasium from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. Guidance counselors and teachers have chosen two students to represent McKean in Delaware's Governor's School of Excellence. Sophomores Sarah Conway and Tiffany Foster were selected to attend the weeklong conference this summer at the University of Delaware. Participating in the visual arts portion of the Governor's School is sophomore Jodi Kim. Sarah A. Burris Padua On March 19, Padua held an official celebration of its reception of the Blue Ribbon National School of Excellence Award. The ceremony began with a prayer led by the Rev. James Dever. Dancers Alyson Gauthler, Elizabeth Hostler, June Klawltter, Elizabeth Manley, Molly Remaley, Carrie Meyerman, Christina Stitt, Gwynn Frazier, Nic-hole Malizia, Theresa Marino, Sivana Pineda, Beth Hempill, Desiree Las-stter and Diane Strusowskl performed a routine entitled "It Was a Very Good Year." Senior Laura DeSisto and freshman Shealynn Takash spoke about spiritual development at Padua. Junior Laura Buckley and sophomore Dorothy Guyton shared some words on personal development in the Padua family. Junior Kara Kln-sch and sophomore Denlse Collett talked about academic challenges. Senior Minda Thompson and freshman Nevada Brlce commented on School Spirit. Dr. Emily Nicoll, an alumna of Padua, returned to speak at the celebration. The Rev. Roberto Balducelli, St. Anthony's pastor emeritus, shared stories about the building of Padua. Tina Sanders St. Elizabeth's Several students participated last week in the Foreign Language Gala at Padua Academy. The purpose was to have a cooperative activity involving the languages. Diocesan schools got together to perform one skit for each our for languages, including French, Ger 1- ft SSI . ' - It f '5 I 1 ft 47 U' iV DEL HAVEN JEWELERS 490 Peoples Plaza Glasgow, DE 302-834-8500 222 Delaware Ave. Wilm., DE 302-571-044 Benefits the Delaware Foundation for the Mentally Retarded. Future ST. ANN'S HOME & SCHOOL ASSOCIATION: Art show and auction presented by the Heisman Fine Arts Gallery, April 27 at St. Ann's Social Hall, Union Street and Shallcross Avenue, Wilmington. Preview 7 p.m., auction 8 p.m. with complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres. Admission $10. For ticket information, call 427-0751. man, Italian and Spanish. Parents were invited to the program, whose theme was sports. St. Elizabeth's participants were sophomore Roseann Boyer; juniors Erica Brlt-tingham. Maria Chacon, Dana Delle-Donne, Lea Dougherty, Angelica Lopez, Charmalne Simpson and Andrea Sodorff; and senior Iris McCarthy. The Spring Fling dinner-dance for freshmen and sophomores was held Friday. Also, last Thursday and Friday were Daffodil Days. Students and faculty celebrated the coming of spring with purchases of daffodils, . which symbolized hope. Proceeds benefited the American Cancer Society. Tonight is the orientation for the 135 incoming students in the class of 2000. Sherri Freeman St. Mark's St. Mark's won the Science Olympiad competition led by four first places and a fourth place by Emily Hul. First-place medals were won by Zeb Acuff, Brook Brower, Steven Haus, Laura Hayman, Wes Hsu, Christine Kellner, Jen Joyce, Victoria Vallejo, Jeff Watsonof the first team. Derek Bogda, Matt DiLeo, Jeff Gladnick and John Wis-niewski also won firsts for St. Mark's. Tonight, St. Mark's is sponsoring a college night for the Catholic schools in Delaware. It will be in the gym from 6:30-8:30 p.m.; 165 colleges will be represented. Mark your calendar for this year's musical, "The Secret Garden." Opening night is April 26 with another show April 27, both at 7:30 p.m. The final show will be April 28 at 2:15 p.m. Erin Buckley Salesianum On March 21, many students took part in Padua's Foreign Language Gala. German Club member Richard Quashne wrote a skit in which his senior classmate Paul Lysko played a kidnapped Boris Becker. The French Club performed a Tour du Pont race in which senior Pat Parsons was the biker. Also, Spanish Club held a bull fight, and the Italian Club played a soccer match in which many students participated. Salesianum's Students Against Drunk Driving organization sponsored two defensive driving courses for students. The 65 students participating received driving safety tips and a reduction of their liability insurance fees. Senior Roger Stanton won the VFW Voice of Democracy Script Writing Contest. He had to write and record a three- to five-minute presentation. Dan Brosmer feauu 7 Very special pendants and earrings de.kaki crafted in U karat gold... Guardian Angels, Mother's Angels and a Mother & Child pendant. j y - y Tatnall Students and faculty will return to school Monday after a two-week spring break. On March 15, Upper School choruses watched a vocal group visiting from the University of Delaware. Wilson Somers, choral director, arranged the concert. On Wednesday, the Upper School will have a performing arts assembly to watch a pianist. On April 4, The Philadelphia Theater Caravan will performing skits with the theme "Women in History." Erin Byers Telegraph Road An open house was held Wednesday at the Latin American Community Center in Wilmington. This in an effort by the staff and students to bring our school closer to the communities in which our students live. Teachers described the curriculum to the parents. Principal Reggie Lacefield explained the importance of homework and the role parents play in assisting their children. Community center officials described their tutoring program and how Telegraph Road students can use it. Ebony Penny Ursuline The annual blood drive will be held Tuesday. The event is sponsored by the Blood Bank of Delaware and the Eastern Shore. Students 17 and older, along with the faculty and staff, are encouraged to donate blood. The event is organized by the Student Council. Each participant will receive a T-shirt. Bess Denney William Pcnn The French classes visited the Museum of Modern Art in New York on Saturday. Andea La-Combe's French III class is studying French artists and styles of painting; the trip aided their understanding of 19th-century artists. The Penn Players will perform "Cheaper by the Dozen" Friday and Saturday. Shows start at 8 p.m.; tickets are $3. The District Choral Festival will be held today at McCullough Elementary School. Bands from el- School Lunch Menus Week of April 1 Christina Monday: Footlong hot dog on roll, baked beans, applesauce Tuesday: Barbecue rib on bun, corn, orange smiles Wednesday: Steak sandwich, potato rounds, fresh fruit Thursday: Cheese pizza, mixed vegetables, pears HRISTIANA WSIGiri? LOSS Physician Supervised The weight loss plan that takes the weight off & keeps it off. Combines medication, exercise and a sensible diet. featuring the "fenPhen" Diet (fenfluramine-Phentermine) As seen on TV and reported in the Wall Street Journal & New Vork Times UJoodmill Corporate Center 523S UJ. UJoodmill Dr. Suite 47 Ulilffl., DC 19808 (uanwaiuanf Arizona & Nevada lilSli'DilS This exciting flight and tour includes: Air transportation All airport transfers Deluxe motorcoach touring 8 nights deluxe accommodations 14 meals Highlights include...Scottsdale, Phoenix, Sedona, Grand Canyon, Montezuma Castle, Monument Valley & Navajo Tour. Lake Powell Cruise, Bryce & Zion National Parks Baggage handling, all all fully escorted Don 't settle for DAWSON TOURS CAMDEN, 302-69779501 ementary and middle schools and William Penn's Concert Band will perform. Rafael Acosta, Jeremy Lu, Jinni Hayes and Tina Passwater were honored as students of the month by the Wilmington Manor Rotary Club. Each student was picked by their guidance counselor. Megan Dills Wilmington Recently the Blood Bank of Delaware visited Wilmington High School. Staff and students donated blood in a drive sponsored by the Honor Society. Congratulations to the following students for their outstanding performance in the Delaware Mock Trial competition: Serena Lacy, Tswana Sewell, Kenny Oats, Lynn Holly Evans, TiFfany Starkey and Brion Anim-Addo. Special award winners were Tswana Sewell who won the best attorney award and shared the honor of the best witness award with Kenny Oates. The band participated in the Wilmington St. Patrick's Day Parade and the national St. Patrick's Day Parade in Washington, orr March 16-17. i Congratulations to Jermaine' Medley for being named Delaware's" high school basketball player of the year. Chad Kendall " Wilmington Christian Congratulations to the Senior, High Band and Chorus members ' for their excellent performance in the Mid-Atlantic Christian School Association fine Arts Festival at Hershey, Pa., on March 15. The band received an "excellent"' award for their first number and a -"superior" for their second. Rachel Nowasielski received an excellent for her instrumental flute solo.-Jack Reany received excellent in i piano. The Chamber Singers re-.'.' ceived a superior and the Women's ; Chorales got an excellent. Alongi with receiving superior awards,; soloist Jen Arment and the Men's Chorale both had the honor of per- forming in the final concert at.. MACEA. On March 18, the Parent-' Teacher fellowship organized a " Teacher Appreciation Luncheon to honor the faculty. m Kevin Smith? Friday: School closed Colonial Not available New Castle Vo-Tech Not available Red Clay Not available CNTR U Coll for Information andor Appointment (302) 999-0551 taxes, gratuities & more, g less, go with the best! s DELAWARE 1 -800-331 -04 2 n lis . - r k i 3

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