Delaware Board Looks To The Future WIth Unknowns In Play

20 May , 2020  

By: 1808Delaware Staff

When the Delaware City Schools Board of Education met on Monday evening, they joined boards of education around the state in trying to plan for the future in an unpredictable time.

Noting that the requirement nevertheless exists under the Ohio Revised Code for the Board of Education to adopt a Five Year Forecast, District Treasurer Melissa Swearingen led members on the review of finances and projections.

Described as a “snapshot” of what is known today, the presentation focused on what is expected in terms of revenues and expenditures. More…

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Life in Delaware County

A Thanksgiving Story: Delaware Unites For Fight Against Hunger Games

28 Nov , 2019  

In the end, it wasn’t even a close contest: Delaware County employees and Delaware City Schools students united for the 5th annual Fight Against Hunger Games and provided 225 Thanksgiving meal kits to their neighbors in need. They also restocked the Pacer Pantry, a local food bank, with the extra donations collected over the last month. Hunger didn’t stand a chance. More…

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Local Program To Boost Academic Performance Gets A Financial Boost

6 Aug , 2019  

The Ohio Department of Education has announced the grantees awarded federal funding for the 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) program. One of those recipients is Delaware City Schools.

The program creates or expands community learning centers that provide academic enrichment and youth development opportunities for students who attend predominantly high-poverty and low-performing schools. More…

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Delaware Teacher Recognized In Educator Of The Year Awards

16 Jul , 2019  

Instructure has announced the winners of its inaugural Educator of the Year Awards at the annual InstructureCon edtech conference. One of those recipients, chosen from educators across the country, was a teacher with Delaware City Schools.

Building on the success of the 2018 awards, the Educator of the Year Awards recognizes outstanding educators working to further teaching as well as shape the next generation of students. This year’s six winners represent education innovation in both the K-12 and higher education fields. More…

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Delaware, Schools

City Council, School Board To Hold Joint Meeting

28 Jan , 2019  

Monday evening brings the annual joint meeting of the City Council of the City of Delaware and the Delaware City Schools Board of Education.

During the meeting, the published agenda indicates that the joint bodies will discuss the following: More…



Delaware Schools Seek Public Input On 2019-2020 District Calendar

10 Nov , 2018  

On October 22, Delaware City Schools held a public hearing on a proposed calendar for the 2019-2020 school year. This hearing was held pursuant to the Ohio Revised Code, and required at least 30 days before the calendar is officially considered. More…



Updated: Delaware Police Investigating Threat After School Contact; Individual In Custody Reportedly Identified

8 Nov , 2018  

Updated 12:20 p.m. on Thursday, November 8; first posted on Wednesday, November 7:

From the Delaware Police Department:

Officials with Delaware City Schools contacted the Delaware Police Department Wednesday afternoon after students had come forward with information about an individual that may cause harm to others. More…


Business, Schools

Delaware Students Tour PPG

7 Oct , 2018  

PPG welcomed teachers and students from Delaware City Schools Friday at its Delaware facility.

The event was held to mark National Manufacturing Day, organized by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), which aims to address labor opportunities, connect with future generations of manufacturers and ensure success of the manufacturing industry. More…