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A Message from the Seaford School District

The Seaford School District focuses on providing the best educational experience possible for our students. As a district we will continue to create an environment where our students feel safe and are challenged academically. We accomplish this task by focusing on providing a safe and challenging academic program which focuses on equity. Our diverse student population is what makes the Seaford School District so special. During these challenging times, it is important that as a district we continue to support our students and families in any way we can. Our strength is our diversity. We hope our families are safe and healthy during these uncertain times. If any family needs support, please reach out to the district at 629-4587.
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Former Seaford Superintendent Passes Away

Dr. Kenneth C. Madden Sr. passed away on Friday, May 29, 2020 at the age of 102. Dr. Madden served as the Superintendent of the Seaford Special School District from 1952-1967. He left Seaford to become the Delaware State Superintendent of Public Instruction (This position is now the Delaware Secretary of Education.) The auditorium at Seaford High School is named after Dr. Madden. The Seaford School District has Dr. Madden's family in its thoughts and prayers.
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SSD Announces 2020-21 Building Level ESPoY Winners

It is Seaford School District's honor to announce each school's Educator Support Professional of the Year (ESPoY).

Blades Elementary - Denice Hill

West Elementary - Jessica Hunt

Central Elementary - LuAnn Holden

Fredrick Douglass Elementary School - Jared Pinkerton

Seaford Middle School - Selina Houston

Seaford High School - Duane Henry

The building level ESPoYs will now go through the district process to determine who will be named Seaford School District's 2021 Educational Support Professional of the Year. The district winner will represent Seaford and compete for the 2021 Delaware State Educational Support Professional of the Year.
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SSD Recognizing 2019-20 Retirees

Mr. Chester Cox was the Director of Student Services from 2014-2019. He organized school choice, school climate and culture initiatives, and McKinney Vento for the district. Mr. Cox worked closely with families to ensure basic needs were being met. His division worked with families to secure affordable housing as well as basic school supplies. Mr. Cox also worked closely with schools on establishing a positive school culture.
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Sussex County Air Force Salute

On May 23, 2020 starting at 11 am in the skies over Sussex County a locally produced flyover brought to you by The Delaware Aviation Museum, in partnership with Rickards Auto Body and Restorations, and Chorman Aerial Spraying to honor our healthcare workers, first responders and for members of the Class of 2020.
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SSD Recognizing 2019-20 Retirees

In a normal school year we would have a retirement recognition at the end of the school year for SSD employees who are retiring. This year has been anything but normal, so we are having to change our retiree recognition for this school year. We will be recognizing our retirees on our websites and Facebook. We will post the retirees with something written about them from a colleague or supervisor. Our first retiree we are recognizing is our former Superintendent Mr. David Perrington.
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Covid-19 Testing

Get tested for COVID-19 on Thursday, May 14, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., hosted by Nanticoke Health Services at Frederick Douglass Elementary School, 1 Swain Road, Seaford. This testing event will utilize saliva-based test kits. Individuals are strongly encouraged to pre-register at http://delaware.curativeinc.com. Individuals being tested are advised to not eat or drink anything, or brush their teeth, for at least 20 minutes before their testing appointment.
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