Some CR students attend town hall, others join walkout

CAMDEN — It was a start. At least that’s what many of the approximately 200 students who attended a town hall-style meeting with five state legislators at Caesar Rodney High School said on Wednesday. The morning forum sparked dialogue between students and state lawmakers regarding school safety, gun laws and mental health issues. However, the […]

‘The Music Man’ strikes up the band at Caesar Rodney High School

CAMDEN — The Wells Fargo wagon is a-coming through Caesar Rodney High this weekend as the school’s Stage Crew & Thespians present Meredith Wilson’s classic “The Music Man.” Performances started Thursday and continue today and Saturday at 7 p.m. at the school’s auditorium on Old North Road in Camden. The beloved musical, with well-known songs […]

Caesar Rodney schools juggle free speech, safety concerns

CAMDEN — Was it blatant censorship or well-intentioned concern for student safety? Or perhaps some measure of both? There’s plenty of discussion these days when it comes to guns and schools — in Delaware and nationwide. The discourse sometimes evokes highly divergent views from many angles, too. After significant public criticism from some students, parents, […]

COMMENTARY: Keep kids healthy, away from the flu

Delaware is in the midst of an intense flu season. At least 3,000 Delawareans have had confirmed cases of the flu. We want to let you know what steps we are taking to keep our school community healthy and how you can help. Respiratory infections, such as the flu and common colds, are spread when […]

Love of music helps define Caesar Rodney High senior

CAMDEN — Music has provided Abrielle Emory with much more than just the knowledge of playing an instrument over the past eight years. It has given her a passion — and a purpose. It has helped the senior student at Caesar Rodney High School meet friends with similar interests, has given her a position of […]

CR excited for return to football playoffs

CAMDEN — Thinking back to preseason workouts, the Caesar Rodney High football team remembers a different kind of atmosphere. Despite a combined five victories in the last three seasons, there was this sense of optimism. Some even envisioned the Riders rebounding from a one-win 2016 to make the playoffs this season. “I kind of had […]

‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ at Caesar Rodney High School

The Caesar Rodney High School Stage Crew & Thespians continue their performance of “Arsenic and Old Lace” Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. “Arsenic and Old Lace” is a play written by American playwright Joseph Kesselring, written in 1939. It has become best known through the subsequent film adaptation starring Cary Grant and directed by […]

Caesar Rodney, Dover Homecoming queens honored

War of words at Caesar Rodney school board meeting

WYOMING — Fireworks erupted at a meeting of the Caesar Rodney School Board Tuesday evening involving the case of a high school student allegedly beaten and continually harassed by another student. An advocate for a student and his family engaged in a heated argument with a member of the school board, with sharp criticism thrown […]

COMMENTARY: Supporting the good works of Caesar Rodney High School

In advance of homecoming weekend, I wanted to express my support for Caesar Rodney High School. After several, recent unfortunate situations, it is an appropriate time to take a step back and acknowledge the terrific students and teachers at the school. My family’s three children graduated from CRHS and earned a high quality education. The […]