Sussex Academy Weekly Update

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Elementary School

Sussex Academy is happy to announce that the Delaware Department of Education has approved our request to modify our existing charter to add elementary grades (Kindergarten through Grade 5) beginning in the Fall of 2020!  Information can be found on homepage of school website.  Applications will be accepted from March 20, 2020 to April 9, 2020.

Elementary School Lottery:  April 20, 2020

Middle School

High School

Grade 11:  Class of 2021 Senior Portraits-July 9, 2020 with make up date scheduled for August 12, 2020.  Sussex Academy.  More details will be provided at a later date.






School Information

Sussex Academy is closed through May 15, 2020. 

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


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



Sports Booster Club

Performing Arts Booster Club

The High School Performance of Chicago has been re-scheduled for June 11, 12, & 13 at 7pm each night.


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-JULY 25, 2020from 6pm-11pm at Fort Miles, Cape Henlopen State Park.  Delicious food, open bar, dancing, and a 20-year photo display.  Tickets are $125/person or $200/couple and can be purchased online at  or by sending a check to the school.  Discounted room rates are available at the Beacon Motel, 302-645-4888, by using promo code: SAAS. Please consider sponsoring this event. Gala Sponsorship form - COMP

Lewes Dragon Boat Festival-September 20, 2020 at the Lewes Canalfront Park.


Sussex Academy Aquatic Center

For Aquatics Center information/registration for programs email

SAAC utilizes American Red Cross blended learning courses. Any student 15 years of age or older could take advantage of completing online work now.  The classroom and water skill sessions will be scheduled as soon as we are allowed to reopen. The advantage is that the participants have no money upfront and they can proceed to look for summer employment as a lifeguard. Course completion date is guaranteed by Memorial Weekend! 2020 Lifeguard class schedule    2020 AprilLifeguard class    2020April_ARC registration form

Sussex Academy Sports

No Scheduled Events



April 9, 2020-Last day to submit application for Sussex Academy Elementary School 

April 10-19, 2020-Spring Break

May 25, 2020-No School-Memorial Day

June 11, 2020-High School Performance of Chicago-7pm

June 12, 2020-High School Performance of Chicago-7pm

June 13, 2020-High School Performance of Chicago-7pm

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

July 25, 2020-SA 20th Anniversary Gala-6pm to 11pm-Fort Miles Museum

August 12, 2020-Class of 2021 Senior Portrait Make Up Day-Sussex Academy

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

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

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

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

April 22, 2020

May 20, 2020

June 17, 2020

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