Sussex Academy Weekly Update
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Spirit Week: The middle school will be Celebrating Spirit Week-October 22nd - 25th. The MS spirit days will be different from the high school's and will lead up to the Monster Mash on Friday night.
Monday, October 21-No School (In Service Day)
Tuesday, October 22 - Crazy sock day (Students should be in regulation uniform, both tops and bottoms)
Wednesday, October 23 - Sports jersey/shirt day (Students should be in regulation uniform bottoms)
Thursday, October 24 - Western day (If students are fully participating, no uniform is required)
Friday, October 25 - Black Out Day (Dress in all black) to help get in the SPIRIT for the Monster Mash!!
Middle School Families: Learn more about our Feather Our Nest 2019-2020 Annual Appeal. The Brockstedt, Danahy and Montgomery families are hosting a cocktail party from 5:30pm-7pm on October 23 at Bethany Blues, 18385 Coastal Highway, Lewes. Mr. Anderson will be in attendance to discuss the importance of this year's appeal. Stay for dinner and Bethany Blues will donate 10% to the campaign. If you are planning to attend, please email email@example.com
SA 2019-20 Annual Appeal_Feather Our Nest_Wish List
Grades 6-8: Please remember to pay your $200 student activity fee. The fee covers agendas, clubs, tech fees, yearbooks, after-school activities, portfolio supplies, field trips, etc. If you are uncertain if you made your payment and/or you need to make payment arrangements, please call Andrea Rogers at 302-856-3636.
Grades 6-8: 2nd Annual Monster Mash. October 25 from 6:30-9pm in the MS Multipurpose Room. Students can wear costumes (No giant blow up costumes and no full masks). Tickets are $5 each and will be sold during lunches on October 23, 24 & 25. Parents able to help with supplies can sign up here:
Grade 7: Academic Challenge Program Information Meeting-October 28 from 5:30pm-7pm at the Delaware Technical Community College Arts and Science Center-Theater, 21179 College Drive, Georgetown,
High School Spirit Week-October 22nd - 25th.
Monday, October 21-No School (In Service Day)
Tuesday, October 22 – Meme Day
Wednesday, October 23 – Wild Print Day. Grades 9, 10, 11 wear wild animal prints. Grade 12 wears camouflage.
Thursday, October 24 – Decade’s Day. Grade 9-60’s, Grade 10-70’s, Grade 11-80’s and Grade 12-90’s.
Friday, October 25 – Color Wars. Freshman-blue. Sophomores-yellow. Juniors-pink. Seniors-white.
Grades 9-12: Please remember to pay your $225 student activity fee. The fee covers agendas, clubs, tech fees, yearbooks, after-school activities, portfolio supplies, field trips, etc. If you are uncertain if you made your payment and/or you need to make payment arrangements, please call Andrea Rogers at 302-856-3636.
Grades 9-12: Homecoming 2019 Soccer Game-October 25-7pm. A bonfire, complete with a dessert bar, will begin immediately following the game.
Grades 9-12: The Homecoming Dance is Saturday, October 26 from 7:00-10:00 p.m. If you'd like to bring a non-Sussex Academy guest, a guest form must be completed. All guests must be in at least 9th grade and cannot be older than 20. Guest forms are due no later than Thursday, Oct. 24. Tickets will go on sale for $20 each during lunches beginning Monday, October. 14. The last day to purchase tickets for guests will be Friday, October. 25. SA students may buy tickets at the door.
Grades 11-12: College Student Panel-January 7, 2020
Grade 11: Full length practice SAT for all juniors-8:30am-12:30pm-December 10
Grade 11: Senior Portraits. May 12 and 13 from 8am-3:30 each day. Middle School Gym.
Grade 12: Class of 2020 Parents: Recognize and celebrate your student's milestones and successes with a Senior Ad in this year's yearbook. To create an ad, please visit http://jostensadservice.com or call 1-800-358-0800. Create and purchase your ad online by December 1, 2019. For questions, please contact Ms. Mews at firstname.lastname@example.org
Grade 12: College Application Week-October 14 to 18
Grade 12: Destination Celebration 8:30am-May 1
Breakfast & Lunch Orders: Ordering for November is open through Tuesday, October 22 at 2pm.
Sussex Academy School Choice Open House: October 19, 2019 from 9am-Noon (This open house is for current 5th and 8th graders interested in attending SA as 6th and 9th graders for the 2020-2021 school year).
Sussex Academy Open Enrollment: Incoming 6th and 9th graders can apply online (schoolchoicede.org/apply/SussexAcademy) between November 4, 2019 and January 8, 2020. School tours will be available on Tuesdays (November 5-January 7) between 9am-11am-by appointment only. Appointments can be made by emailing email@example.com. School tours will NOT be scheduled after January 7, 2020. Parents/guardians are encouraged to attend the school tour.
High School Little Shop of Horrors Production Schedule for November
Little Shop of Horrors starring Wade Stout as Seymour and Keavy Rhodes as Audrey
Friday, November 15th @ 7pm
Saturday, November 16th @ 2pm
Little Shop of Horrors starring Jake Farrell as Seymour and Elli Oechsler as Audrey
Saturday, November 16th @ 7pm
Sunday, November 17th @ 2pm Tickets are only available at the door and cost $10/adults and $5/students. The show is not recommended for young children, as it includes some violence and vulgar language.
October 1-17-PTO Box Tops Contest
December 13-PTO School Store Holiday Shop
Any questions or suggestions about the PTO please send an email to SA.PTO@saas.k12.de.us
Sports Booster Club
Performing Arts Booster Club
It’s Flocking Season!! Join the SA Performing Arts Booster Club fundraising efforts by giving a friend a yard full of flamingos! From October 1-December 1 the PABC will be placing flamingos in yards across Sussex County. The cost is $35 a flock (25 flamingos) or $50 a flboyance (50 flamingos). A letter will accompany the flock to explain their arrival. (Flocks will migrate after 48 hours).
Friends can discover who flocked them for a $10 donation.
For those that do not want a flock to remain for 48 hours-a same day flock removal is available for $10.
There is even an insurance option-to protect yourself from being flocked for just $15.
Please direct all orders and questions to SussexAcademyPABC@gmail.com. When placing a flocking order please include: Name and address of person to be flocked, how many flamingos you with to send and any special requests.
The SA PABC has a goal to raise $1,500 to purchase a new and greatly needed Xylophone.
Flamingo fundraiser flyer final
SUPPORT THE CLASS OF 2020 PROM: Come out to Bethany Blues, Lewes, between 4pm and 9pm on October 28 and 15% of the proceeds will benefit the Class of 2020 Prom. Please print and present the voucher to your server.
GHOST TOUR AND MAGIC SHOW: Sussex Academy Middle School Students are partnering with the Counting House Restaurant and Pub for a Ghost Tour and Magic Show on October 30! There are two tours-one at 6pm and one at 7pm (participants are asked to arrive 15 minutes early to the Counting House Restaurant and Pub, 18 The Circle, Georgetown). Tickets are $13 per adult and $8 for children under 10. Proceeds will benefit the Brandywine Valley SPCA, Georgetown Campus. For additional information and/or questions please call 302-856-1836.
HELP SUPPORT THE SENIOR CLASS TRIP: Have dinner at Chipotle, Rehoboth Beach from 5 to 9pm on November 6 and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Class of 2020 Senior Trip. Attached voucher is required. Chipotle Flyer Eng_Chipotle Flyer Span_
FEATHER OUR NEST 2019-2020 ANNUAL APPEAL. Please see our wish list SA 2019-20 Annual Appeal_Feather Our Nest_Wish List We have informational cocktail parties planned for our middle school and high school families-please see the appropriate section for details.
Sussex Academy Aquatic Center
Aquatic Center Open House-December 4, 2019
For Aquatics Center information/registration for programs email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sussex Academy Sports
Below the fall season coaches and their email addresses are listed.
Jay Diaz HS Cross Country email@example.com
Nicol Dimarzio HS Field Hockey firstname.lastname@example.org
John Oberholtzer HS Soccer email@example.com
Hailee Gooch HS Volleyball firstname.lastname@example.org
David Naples MS Cross Country David@expertwire247.com
Kathy Kay MS Field Hockey Kathy.email@example.com
Lauren Hvorecny MS Field Hockey Lauren.firstname.lastname@example.org
Derek Hopler MS Soccer email@example.com
Jon English MS Volleyball Jonathan.English@saas.k12.de.us
Check http://sussexacademysports.com for team schedules.
Friday, October 18
3:30pm - HS Cross Country @ O'Neill Invitational @ Bellvue State Park. Bus departs 12:15pm.
Saturday, October 19
9-12pm School Choice Open House
Sunday, October 20
October 14-18-College Application Week for Seniors
October 18, 2019-School Wide Dress Down Day to Benefit the 2019-2020 Annual Appeal
October 19, 2019-School Choice Open House
October 21, 2019-No School-In Service Day
October 23, 2019-Feather Our Nest Cocktail Party for Middle School Families-5:30-7pm-Bethany Blues, Lewes
October 25, 2019-Middle School Monster Mash 6:30-9pm
October 25, 2019-Homecoming 2019 Soccer Game-7pm immediately followed by a bonfire/dessert bar
October 26, 2019-High School Homecoming Dance-7pm
October 28, 2019-Dine and Donate for the Class of 2020 Prom-Bethany Blues, Lewes, 4pm-9pm (see fundraising section, printed voucher required)
October 30, 2019-Ghost Tour and Magic Show-Counting House Restaurant and Pub, 5:45pm and 6:45pm
November 1, 2019-College Shirt Day for Grades 9-12
November 4, 2019-Open Application Period Begins
November 5, 2019-School Tours 9am-11am by appointment only
November 6, 2019-SA Sports Booster Meeting-5pm-SA Weight Room
November 6, 2019-Senior Class Trip Fundraiser-Chipotle (Rehoboth Beach)-5pm-9pm (voucher required-see Fundraising section)
November 8, 2019-No School-Inservice Day
November 11, 2019-No School-Veterans Day
November 12, 2019-School Tours 9am-11am by appointment only
November 15, 2019-Make Up Picture Day for Middle School and High School
November 15, 2019-HS Production-Little Shop of Horrors starring Wade Stout and Keavy Rhodes-7pm
November 16, 2019-HS Production-Little Shop of Horrors starring Wade Stout and Keavy Rhodes-2pm
November 16, 2019-HS Production-Little Shop of Horrors starring Jake Farrell and Elli Oechsler-7pm
November 17, 2019-HS Production-Little Shop of Horrors starring Jake Farrell and Elli Oechsler-2pm
November 19, 2019-School Tours 9am-11am by appointment only
November 25-29, 2019-No School-Fall Break
December 3, 2019-School Tours 9am-11am by appointment only
December 4, 2019-Aquatic Center Open House
December 10, 2019-Practice SAT for all Juniors-8:30am-12:30pm
December 13, 2019-PTO School Store Holiday Shop
December 17, 2019-School Tours 9am-11am by appointment only
December 17, 2019-MS Winter Concert-7pm
December 18, 2019-HS Winter Concert-7pm
December 20, 2019-Early Dismissal-12:55pm
December 23-31, 2019-School Closed-Winter Break
January 1-3, 2020-School Closed-Winter Break
January 7, 2020-College Panel for Juniors and Seniors
January 7, 2020-Alumni Party-3:30pm-5:30pm
January 8, 2020-Open Application Period Ends
January 15-21, 2020-Senior Trip
January 17, 2020-No School-In Service
January 20, 2020-No School-Martin Luther King Day
January 22, 2020-School Lottery for Grades 6 & 9
January 31, 2020-Seahawk Showcase (NHS sponsored)
February 3, 2020-No School-In Service
February 3, 2020-Open Enrollment Begins
February 7 & 8, 2020-Student Theatre Production
February 14, 2020-No School-In Service
February 17, 2020-No School-President's Day
March 4, 2020-SAT and PSAT Testing for grades 9-11
March 6 & 7, 2020-Middle School Theatre Production
March 13, 2020-No School-In Service
March 13, 2020-Open Enrollment Ends
March 20, 2020-Grandparents Day for 6th Grade
March 27, 2020-No School-In Service
April 4, 2020-Prom
April 10-19, 2020-School Closed-Spring Break
April 23, 2020-NHS Induction
April 30, 2020-High School Theatre Production-Chicago
May 1, 2020-Senior Destination Celebration
May 1 & 2, 2020-High School Theatre Production-Chicago
May 2, 2020-Sussex Academy 20th Anniversary Ball-6pm-Fort Miles Museum
May 12, 2020-Class of 2021 Senior Pictures-8am-3:30pm-MS Gym
May 13, 2020-Class of 2021 Senior Pictures-8am-3:30pm-MS Gym
May 19-20, 2020-Spring Concerts
May 22, 2020-No School
May 25, 2020-No School-Memorial Day
May 26, 2020-Athletic Awards
May 27, 2020-Last Day for Seniors
May 29, 2020-Commencement (pending)
June 10, 2020-Last Day-12:55pm Early Dismissal
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
November 20, 2019
January 22, 2020
February 19, 2020
March 18, 2020
April 22, 2020
May 20, 2020
June 17, 2020