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September 1, 2021

CHEF distributes $15,000 worth of donated educational supplies

Caravan of Caring visits Cape schools to support teachers, students Ellen Driscoll | September 1, 2021  Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation members delivered more than $15,000 worth of donated school supplies to all district schools Aug. 30, helping to stock supply shelves for all the district’s teachers.                     Now in its fourth year, the Caravan of Caring school supply drive supports teachers who spend their own money each year to buy materials for students who come to school without paper, notebooks, pencils and other necessary items. Sydney’s Restaurant and Lounge, Lefty’s Alley &…

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August 30, 2021

Cape Henlopen School District Preparing for Safe & Successful School Year

WRDE-TV By Cody Decker     SUSSEX COUNTY, Del.- Students will return to class nine days from now in the Cape Henlopen School District.  On August 19th, the district’s board voted unanimously that masks are required indoors for students, teachers, and visitors regardless of vaccination status, upholding governor carney’s mandate.  Bus drivers and their passengers must also wear masks. But COVID-19 Coordinator for the district Dr. LouAnn Hudson says these are not the only mitigation practices that will be present in the schools.   “Every layer can keep our students and staff safer,” Dr. Hudson said. “So we of course are promoting…

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August 11, 2021

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August 4, 2021

CHEF to hold virtual Winter Jam March 26

By Ellen Driscoll | Cape Gazette While COVID-19 has prevented large gatherings, the Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation has found a new way to hold its signature fundraising event that benefits district teachers and students. The 15th annual CHEF Winter Jam will stream live from 7 to 9:30 p.m., Friday, March 26, from Mid South Audio recording studio in Milton. WRDE meteorologist Paul Williams will emcee the event, which features entertainment by Blue Label Band and a special appearance by Milton native and country music star Jimmie Allen. Read the entire Cape Gazette article here.

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August 4, 2021

Cape school supply drive underway thru Aug. 25

The Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation’s fourth annual Caravan of Caring is now accepting school supplies and monetary donations to support Cape district students.

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October 30, 2020

CHEF welcomes new board member Peter Carter

The Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation has elected Peter E. Carter to a three-year term on its board of directors. Carter has served as the Essex County superintendent of schools for the New Jersey Department of Education, superintendent of schools for the Irvington Board of Education in Irvington, N.J., and superintendent of schools for the Ringwood Board of Education in Ringwood, N.J. Most recently, he served as the interim superintendent of schools for the Plainfield Board of Education in Plainfield, N.J., and interim superintendent of schools for the Hoboken Board of Education in Hoboken, N.J. Carter retired to Delaware in 2005,…

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September 21, 2020

CHEF distributes donated school supplies to stock district shelves

At H.O. Brittingham Elementary, Assistant Principal Yvette Davenport and Principal Kyle Bentley, behind table, receive bins of donated goods from CHEF members (l-r) Rick Grier-Reynolds, Stephanie Mastrangelo and Calvin Jackson. ELLEN DRISCOLL PHOTOS Ellen Driscoll September 21, 2020 For the third year, the Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation’s partnership with local businesses is helping to stock the supply shelves of all the district’s teachers. CHEF President Rick Grier-Reynolds said the Caravan of Caring school supply drive supports teachers who spend their own money each year to buy materials for students who come to school without paper, notebooks, pencils and other necessary…

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August 23, 2020

CHEF welcomes new board member Jennifer Noonan

The Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation has elected Jennifer Noonan to a three-year term on its board of directors. Noonan has worked in the children and family space in varying capacities for more than 15 years. Prior to moving to Delaware, she worked in New York City for the Nickelodeon Kids & Family networks at MTV, where she was a part of digital production and managed online video for Nick.com, Nick@Nite, Teennick and Spongebob.com. There, she developed a keen interest in librarianship and started working toward her master’s degree in library and information science at Syracuse University’s iSchool, which she completed…

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August 6, 2020

Lefty’s collecting school supplies for Cape through Aug. 26

For the third year, Lefty’s Alley & Eats will be a drop-off location for school supplies for the Caravan of Caring for the Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation. Regardless of where students will be participating in classes, many in the community will not be able to afford the extensive list of required school supplies. This initiative is intended to help district homeless and low-income students who come to school without paper, notebooks, pencils and other necessary supplies. Supplies will be collected at Lefty’s on behalf of CHEF up until Wednesday, Aug. 26, at which point they will be distributed throughout the…

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June 10, 2020

CHEF welcomes new board members

The Cape Henlopen Educational Foundation has elected two community leaders, Tracy Burton Zigman and Joseph Lingo, to three-year terms on its board of directors. Burton Zigman was born and raised in Lewes and is a 1988 graduate of Cape Henlopen High School. She received a bachelor of administration degree with a concentration in marketing from Goldey-Beacom College in Wilmington. She is currently head of key strategic digital partnerships for TD Bank Retail Card Services. Lingo has been a teacher in the Milford and Cape Henlopen school districts for nearly 28 years and is currently a fourth-grade teacher at H.O. Brittingham…

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