Location: There will be a special Board of Education Meeting on July, 8, 2020 beginning promptly at 10:00 AM. This meeting will be to set the Tax Rate for SSD. Public Public participation requests should be emailed to email@example.com by 4 p.m. on Monday July 6, 2020. Email must include your name, telephone number, address, and the matter on which you wish to address the board. Executive session will follow the regular meeting if necessary.
Congratulations to Mr. William (Bill) Mengel on being named the 2020 State of Delaware School Nutrition Supervisor of the Year! Mr. Mengel works tirelessly with his staff to ensure the best nutrition service possible. His summer food service program is a model for the State and this year with the closure of schools due to Covid-19 he and his staff served over 70,000 meals from March through June and went right into the summer food program.
Delaware Governor John Carney
Governor Carney Announces Delaware Schools May Open in Hybrid Scenario
Data on COVID-19 community spread in Delaware indicates mix of remote and in-person instruction
WILMINGTON, Del. – Based on a review of COVID-19 data in Delaware, Governor John Carney and the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) announced on Tuesday that Delaware schools may open under a hybrid scenario next month, with a mix of in-person and remote instruction and significant safety precautions to limit transmission of COVID-19.
At the last night’s Board of Education Meeting the Board voted to change the 2020-21 School Calendar. The District and SEA leadership worked together on the new calendar. The first day for all students is Tuesday, September 8, 2020.
Greetings Seaford BlueJays,
The Seaford School District is prepared to educate our students with the same high standard we all expect, whether that is done in our physical buildings, or at home through distance learning. BlueJays take care of one another!
For the coming school year each student will be loaned a district owned Chromebook to use for on-line instruction. Students will be held accountable for active engagement during on-line instruction days. Student attendance will also be taken during the on-line sessions. Our district teaching staff will also engage in professional development to ensure they are ready to deliver this type of instruction to our students.
We are launching a questionnaire that is asking which option you prefer for your child(ren). We believe that our students learn best when they can be engaged in the classroom through in-person instruction. However, we know that we must have options available for safety considerations.
Communicate your honest thoughts by participating in our questionnaire located at this link: https://survey.sogosurvey.com/r/tAC6Hv as soon as possible and no later than Friday, August 7th.
These questionnaires are very important for the district. The data obtained from the questionnaires will help us determine bus routes as well as class assignments. Families will decide for how their child will be educated for the first marking period.
We want you to have a voice in this process. We ask each of you to please take the family survey for each of your individual students on the reopening of schools.