Board of Education Meeting: September 8 Agenda
Click on this story for a copy of the agenda. Our Board Meeting is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m. at the Marion E. Proffitt Training Center, located at 118 South Sixth Street in Odessa. These meetings are public. We hope you'll join us.
Smarter Balanced Test Scores
On Tuesday, the Department of Education released statewide assessment scores in math and English language arts. The Superintendent has issued a letter to parents discussing the results - open this story for a copy. We will be presenting a general overview at the September 8, Board of Education Meeting, happening at 7:00 p.m. at the Marion E. Proffitt Training Center (located at 118 S. Sixth Street in Odessa). Please feel free to join us.
First Day Gallery of Photos

We've posted added more than 100 photos to our First Day Gallery. Take a look and see who you recognize! Parents, thanks so much for sharing these special moments with us.
News Alert! eNEWS for August 2015

The August issue of our electronic newsletter, The Appoquinimink Report, is out. We hope you'll take a moment to read this important back-to-school update and consider forwarding a copy to your friends, neighbors and relatives!
Meet The Teacher Night Events
Events are planned for: Preschool, Kindergarten, Elementary, Grade 6 and Grade 9 students and their families. Click on this story for a list of times.
Superintendent's Welcome Back Event: Recap
Thank you to all the new families (nearly 400 people) who turned out for the Superintendent's welcome event and Q&A session on August 24 at Alfred G. Waters Middle School. A copy of Mr. Burrows' presentation is available here for those of you who could not join us.
Bus Drivers Wanted!

This fall, the companies that operate school buses in Delaware are facing a driver shortage (see the News Journal coverage on Aug. 17). We hope a proactive appeal to parents, staff and the public may be the solution. READ MORE...
Welcome Back: Course Scheduling
Drop/Add Period for MHS Classes runs during the first (5) five days of a course only. The attached form must be signed by a parent/guardian in order to be processed.

Click on this Announcement to access the required Drop Add form (available as an attachment file).

Schedules were released on HAC a schedule change can be requested for two reasons ONLY:

1. You requested a class that is not on your schedule
2. You are in the wrong level of a class, for example you are in Honors English and should be in CP

Drop / Add forms can also be found on our website: under Guidance Corner and then Forms.

Only forms signed by a PARENT can be PROCESSED. You can scan the form and return it to or fax it to 302 376 4146.

On the first day of school forms will be available in the offices. Students will be allowed the first 5 days of a course to request a schedule change without consequence. No schedule changes can be considered after the 5th day of class.
New Families: Join us for an orientation to the District on August 24!

On August 24, the Superintendent will host his annual New Parent Orientation. This district-wide event is for parents who are new to our school system and/or have a child entering school for the first time. Your printer-friendly postcard invitation appears below.
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The mission of Middletown High School, a diverse and rapidly growing comprehensive learning community, is to challenge students to strive for personal excellence and to achieve distinction through:

  • Fostering an environment that offers opportunities that prepare students to be global citizens - Character
  • Cultivating pride by supporting positive behavior - Attitude
  • Enabling all students to discover and achieve post secondary endeavors - Vision
  • Implementing a diverse, rigorous curriculum - Success
Report Bullying
To report bullying, harassment or other suspicious activities, click on the life preserver logo. Families also have the option of contacting the Delaware Department of Justice Bullying Prevention & School Crime Contact at 1-800-220-5414.

Schools & Offices Closed; Holiday - Labor Day
Date: Sep 7
Appoquinimink School Board Meeting
Date: Sep 8
Time: 7:00 PM
Board of Education Meeting
Date: Sep 8
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Marion E. Proffitt Training Center
Open House, High Schools
Date: Sep 10
Sports Booster Meeting
Date: Sep 14
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: High School Commons
MHS Band Competition
Date: Sep 19

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