Sussex Academy Weekly Update

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Middle School

Grades 6-8: National Anthem auditions will be held during activity period on Thursday Jan 23 to select a middle or high school Instrumentalist or vocalist to perform at school sporting events

    Grades 6-8: Middle School students will begin taking swim classes for their physical education class during marking period 3 (begins on January 27).  Students are required to bring swimsuits, goggles and towels.  Students may also bring a t-shirt to wear over swim suit.

    Grade 8:  Sussex Academy High School Information Session-8:30am-January 24

    High School

    Grades 9-12: National Anthem auditions will be held during activity period on Thursday Jan 23 to select a middle or high school Instrumentalist or vocalist to perform at school sporting events

      Grades 9-12:  World Language Student Showcase-March 14-Del Castle, DE.  

      Grade 11:  All juniors are invited to sign up for a free full-length practice SAT on Saturday, January 25 from 8:30 - 1:00, sponsored by Revolution Prep.  At the end of the practice test, students will use their phones to instantly scan-and-score and get valuable feedback about strengths and weaknesses.  The State of Delaware requires that all juniors take the SAT on Wednesday, March 4 at Sussex Academy.  Since these scores may be used for college, practice and prep are strongly encouraged! Please note that after March 4, all SAT administrations occur on various Saturdays at another local high school.  Students will need to register at for the Saturday SAT (the State of Delaware registers them for the March 4 test).

      Grade 11:  IB Diploma Candidates-Presentation of the Extended Essays-"Silver Platter Ceremony"-February 11.

      Grade 11: Senior Portraits.  May 12 and 13 from 8am-3:30 each day.  Middle School Gym.

      Grade 12:  Destination Celebration 8:30am-May 1






      School Information

      Breakfast and Lunch ordering for February is open through January 24

      SA Lottery for 20-21 School Year
      :  January 22.  Results will be communicated no later than January 24.


      *SAVE THE DATE!*
      **PTO Uniform Swap is Saturday, January 25th from 9:00am-2:30pm
      ***Sign up here to volunteer and bring your children to get community service hours!

      School Store Volunteers:  
      Parents sign up to volunteer to open the school store during lunch and activity periods

      PTO Meeting:  January 22, 2020-5:30 to 6:30pm-Information Commons.  Register your availability to attend:

      Interested in joining the SA PTO? Have questions and/or suggestions for the SA PTO?  Please email



      Sports Booster Club


      Performing Arts Booster Club


      Visit the link below to see the t-shirts, hoodies, jackets and other apparel that are now available for Chorus, Band, and Theatre students! These are all school approved so they can be worn daily to school as part of the school uniform.…




      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 Aquatic Center

      For Aquatics Center information/registration for programs email


      Sussex Academy Sports


      Wednesday, January 22

      4/5:15pm - MS basketball host Beacon.  Girls followed by Boys.

      Thursday, January 23

      4/5:15pm - HS women's basketball host Woodbridge.  JV followed by varsity

      4/5:15pm- HS men's basketball @ Woodbridge.  Bus departs 2:45pm.

      Friday, January 24

      2:30pm - HS Women's Soccer interest meeting in gym. 

      3:30pm - Swimming vs CR @ Dover YMCA.  Bus departs 1:15pm.

      4pm - HS women's basketball host 1st State Military.  Varsity only

      Saturday, January 25 

      No events

      Sunday, January 26

      No events


      January 22, 2020-School Lottery 

      January 22, 2020-SA PTO Meeting-5:30pm-Information Commons

      January 25, 2020-Practice SAT Test for Juniors-8:30am-1pm-SA

      January 25, 2020-SA PTO Uniform Swap 9:00am-2:30pm

      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 Gala-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

      January 22, 2020

      February 19, 2020

      March 18, 2020

      April 22, 2020

      May 20, 2020

      June 17, 2020

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