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Board of Education Vacancy

The Board of Education will be seeking to fill a vacancy due to the resignation of board member Michael Kraft.
As per Delaware Code, the vacancy shall be filled by the remaining members of the school board for the remainder of the fiscal year, and a new member shall be elected at the next regular school board election to serve for the unexpired term. The seat to be filled will be upon completion of the appointment process through June 30, 2020. At the next school board election in May 2020, there will be two seats to fill - one for a five year term (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2025) and one for a two year term (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2022)
Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 6, 2019
Interested candidates may submit applications to:
Office of the Superintendent
Seaford School District
390 North Market Street Ext.
Seaford, DE 19973
Candidate application forms are available at the Seaford District Office, 390 N. Market St. Ext., Seaford, DE 19973 and on the District's website, www.seafordbluejays.org (click on "application" below)
Candidates must be citizens of Delaware, residents of the Seaford School District and shall be qualified to vote at a school election in the Seaford School District at the time of such election or appointment.
Candidates may be interviewed by the Board.
Selection shall be by majority vote of the board.
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2019-2020 School Year is Set to Begin!

School begins on Monday, August 26 for pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, Grade 3, Grade 6, and Grade 9 students only! All Seaford students will attend on Tuesday, August 27.

Elementary Meet & Greet will take place on Thursday, August 22 from 5:00-7:00pm
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Kindergarten Registration

The Seaford School District is still enrolling Kindergarten students for the 2019-20 school year. Any child who will turn five years of age prior to August 31, 2019 is eligible to begin Kindergarten this fall. Please contact the school in your feeder area for more information:

Blades Elementary School
302-628-4416

West Seaford Elementary school
302-629-9352
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Blades Elementary School's Julie Kirby Named Mid-Atlantic Manager of the Year

For the second consecutive year, a Seaford School District Cafeteria Manager has been named as the School Nutrition Association's Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager of the Year. Blades Elementary School's manager, Mrs. Julie Kirby, is one of only six cafeteria managers nationwide who is receiving this year's award. in 2018, Frederick's Douglass Elementary School's Trish Petereson received the same honor.

We are very proud of Julie for her accomplishments & contributions to the children of the Seaford School District and community!
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Seaford School District Recruiting for Substitutes

If you are interested in working as a Substitute in any of the following areas, please click the link and complete an application. We are looking for professional, energetic and responsible adults to serve as substitutes for the coming school year!

Classroom Substitute
School Nurse Substitute (must be an R.N.)
Nutrition Services Substitute
Bus Aide Substitute
Bus Driver Substitute
Custodial Substitute

Applications must be submitted through Applitrack.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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