Sussex Academy Weekly Update

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Grade 12:  Class of 2021 Senior Portraits-July 9, 2020 with make up date scheduled for August 21, 2020.  Sussex Academy.  Lifetouch has mailed appointment cards.






School Information

Sussex Academy will be closed from June 29-July 7.  Following the re-opening on July 7 SA Summer Hours will be Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday from 9am-3pm.  

Ink Cartridge Recycling:  
The SA Green Team will be accepting ink cartridges and old cell phones for recycling.  The funds raised from this recycling program will be used to install water bottle filling stations in the school.  Please drop off in Room 201. Ink Cartridges





Sports Booster Club

Performing Arts Booster Club

High School Performance Chicago:  December 3, 4, 5 at 7pm each night.

Middle School Winter Concert:December 15 at 7pm

High School Winter Concert:December 16 at 7pm

Student Directed Performance of Disney's Frozen Jr.: February 5 & 6 at 7pm each night

Middle School Production:  March 5 & 6 at 7pm each night

High School Performance Into the Woods: April 30, May 1 & 2. 7pm each night with a 2pm show on May 2.

Middle School Spring Concert: May 18 at 7pm

High School Spring Concert:  May 19 at 7pm


FEATHER OUR NEST 2019-2020 ANNUAL APPEAL. Please see our wish list SA_Wish List_1119  Donations can be made by sending a check to Sussex Academy or online at

Sussex Academy 20th Anniversary Gala-will be held on May 8, 2021 at Fort Miles, Cape Henlopen State Park from 6pm-11pm.  The evening will include dancing to KleptoRadio, great food catered by La Vida Hospitality and an open bar.  Tickets are $125 per person or $200 per couple and can be purchased online at  or by mailing a check to school.  The Beacon will be offering discounted room rates for the evening-use reservation code SAAS.

Lewes Dragon Boat Festival-September 20, 2020 at the Lewes Canalfront Park.  DETAILS FOR THIS EVENT WILL BE RELEASED ON JULY 17.


Sussex Academy Aquatic Center

The Aquatics Center is opening on June 29.

For Aquatics Center information/registration for programs email

Sussex Academy Sports


SA SUMMER HOURS:  Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday  9am-3pm

June 29-July 7-Sussex Academy Closed

July 9, 2020-Class of 2021 Senior Portraits-Sussex Academy

August 21, 2020-Class of 2021 Senior Portrait Make Up Day-Sussex Academy

August 24-27, 2020-Teacher In-service Days

August 31, 2020-First Day of School-Grades K-6 and 9

September 1, 2020-First Day of School Grades 7, 8, 10, 11, 12

September 4, 2020-School Closed

September 7, 2020-School Closed-Labor Day

September 20, 2020-Lewes Dragon Boat Festival-9am

September 21, 2020-School Closed-Teacher In-Service Day

September 28, 2020-Fall Picture Day for Elementary School, Middle School and High School (9-11)

October 12, 2020-School Closed-Teacher In-Service Day

October 13, 2020-Fall Picture Day for Elementary School, Middle School and High School (9-11) -Make Up Day

October 17, 2020-Open House for New Students interested in the 2021-2020 School Year

October 23, 2020-Homecoming

October 24, 2020-High School Homecoming Dance

October 30, 2020-End of Marking Period 1

November 2-6, 2020-Fall Break

November 11, 2020-School Closed-Veterans Day

November 25-27,2020-School Closed-Thanksgiving Break

December 3, 2020-High School Production-Chicago-7pm

December 4, 2020-High School Production-Chicago-7pm

December 5, 2020-High School Production-Chicago-7pm

December 7, 2020-School Closed-Teacher In-Service Day

December 15, 2020-Middle School Concert-7pm

December 16, 2020-High School Concert-7pm

December 18, 2020-Early Release Day (12:55pm)

December 21-31, 2020-Winter Break

January 1, 2021-Winter Break

January 15, 2021-School Closed-Teacher In-Service Day

January 18, 2021-School Closed-MLK Day

January 22, 2021-End of Marking Period 2

February 5, 2021- Student Directed Production-Disney's Frozen Jr.-7pm

February 6, 2021-Student Directed Production-Disney's Frozen Jr. -7pm

February 8, 2021-School Closed

February 10-16, 2021-Senior Trip to Disney World

February 12, 2021-School Closed-Teacher In-Service Day

February 15, 2021-School Closed-President's Day

March 5,2021- Middle School Theatre Production-7pm

March 6, 2021-Middle School Theatre Production-7pm

March 15, 2021-School Closed-Teacher In-Service Day

March 25, 2021-End of Marking Period 3

April 2, 2021-Spring Break

April 5-9, 2021-Spring Break

April 24, 2021-Prom-Baywood Greens

April 26, 2021-No School-Teacher In-Service Day

April 30, 2021-High School Production-Into the Woods-7pm

May 1, 2021-High School Production-Into the Woods-7pm

May 2, 2021-High School Production-Into the Woods-2pm & 7pm

May 8, 2021-SA 20th Anniversary Gala-Fort Miles, Lewes-6pm

May 18, 2021-Middle School Concert-7pm

May 19, 2021-High School Concert-7pm

May 28, 2021-School Closed

May 31, 2021-School Closed-Memorial Day

June 4, 2021-Commencement

June 11, 2021-Last Day of School

Sussex Academy Executive Board Meetings

The Sussex Academy Executive Board meetings are scheduled for 4pm in the Sussex Academy conference room. The meetings are public and Sussex Academy families are invited to attend

2020-2021 school year meeting dates will be posted soon!

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