News & Announcements

Board Meeting Time Change

The Board of Education Reorganizational Meeting schedule for July 8, 2019 will begin promptly at 5:30 p.m. This is a time change from the regularly scheduled start time of 6 p.m.  The meeting will be held in the Board room at the District Office with the public session being held first.

Laura Burke Named 2019-20 District Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Central Elementary School's Laura Burke who was named the 2019-20 District Teacher of the Year. Laura will now move onto the state-level Teacher of the Year competition. The winner will be announced in October.

Etiquette Luncheon

8th Grade students from Family Consumer Science classes attended their "Etiquette Luncheon" at Heritage Shores. Students dressed up and had a chance to practice their manners and table etiquette. They also toured the kitchen facilities and clubhouse. What an awesome "real-life" experience for our students at SMS!

2019 Governor's Youth Volunteer Service Award

SMS Builders Club was awarded the 2019 Governor's Youth Volunteer Service Award by, Governor John Carney. This award was in recognition of all the time and various activities the SMS Builders Club perform throughout the school year. Congratulations!

Board Meeting Time Change

The Board of Education Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 21, 2019 will begin at 5:30 p.m. instead of the regularly scheduled time due to a schedule conflict with another district event. The meeting will be held in the Board Room at the District Office with the public session beginning at 5:30 p.m.

2019-20 District Teacher Teacher of the Year Finalists Announced

Congratulations to the three school-level finalists who will move on to the final stage for the selection of the 2019-20 District Teacher of the Year:

Laura Burke - Central ES
Lyndsey Gerstle – Blades ES
Dr. Krystal Hershey – West Seaford ES

Observations for the three finalists will be conducted as the final step in the selection process. All building-level winners will be recognized and the District TOY winner will be announced at an end-of-the-year Retirement and Teacher of the Year Celebration on June 12 at Seaford HS at 4:00pm.


June 3rd, 2019 at 7pm at the High School, will be the 8th Grade Bridge Ceremony. We will pass our 8th graders, "Across the Bridge" to High School and recognize their Middle School achievements. Invitations have been sent home.

School Board Candidate Forum to be Held Wednesday, April 17

The Western Sussex Branch of the DE AAUW is sponsoring a night for the community to meet the Seaford Board of Education Candidates, Mrs. Dara Laws Savage and Mr. Shawn Garrahan.

Come and hear each candidate answer prepared questions and speak to school related issues and concerns. Community members will have the opportunity to submit written questions that will be collected during the forum.

The forum will be held on Wednesday, April 17 at 7:00 pm in the Central Elementary School auditorium. Election day is Tuesday, May 14.


We are looking for chaperones for our PBIS Field Trip on Monday, June 10th to Jolly Rogers Water Park. Flyer's are being sent home today with more info. If you are interested, please fill out the form and return with your student so we can send you additional forms.
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