Sussex Academy Weekly Update
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Last Day of School: Thursday, June 10
Grade 5: 5th Grade Moving Up Ceremony at 6:30pm on Thursday, June 10 at Sussex Academy Elementary School
Grades 6-7: Last Day of School, Thursday, June 10
Grade 8: 8th Grade Moving Up Ceremony at 9:00am on Friday, June 11 in the Sussex Academy Stadium. Students will be dismissed at 10:45am. Bus transportation will be provided to and from school for students.
Grades 9-11: Friday, June 4 - Last day of School
Grade 12: Thursday, May 27-Last Day of School
Grade 12: Wednesday, June 2 – Graduation practice (9:00am); Senior Awards Ceremony (11:00am). Parents are invited to attend the Senior Awards Ceremony in the Sussex Academy Stadium
Grade 12: Commencement. June 4, 2021. 6pm. Sussex Academy Stadium. Ticket required.
1st Vice President-Lauren James
2nd Vice President-Amanda Crisci
3rd Vice President-Tara Rhodes
SAES PTA Meetings: The SAES PTA meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 6pm in the elementary campus gym.
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The Sussex Academy PTSA (MS and HS) Officers:
President:- Deborah Nails
1st Vice President - Ed Hale
2nd Vice President - Jennifer Consuegra
Treasurer - Carissa Gomez
Secretary - Ann Hobbs
SA PTSA Meetings: The SA PTSA meet at 7pm on the third Thursday of each month.
Upcoming PTSA Events:
June 8 – Outdoor celebration for 8th graders
June 10 – Rain date Outdoor celebration for 8th graders
Sports Booster Club
Performing Arts Booster Club
FEATHER OUR NEST 2020-2021 ANNUAL APPEAL. Please see our wish list. Donations can be made by sending a check to Sussex Academy or online at http://www.sussexacademyfoundation.com
Sussex Academy Aquatic Center
For Aquatics Center information/registration for programs email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sussex Academy Sports
4pm - MS Boy's Lax @ Milford.
4pm - Baseball host William Penn at Sports @ the Beach. State Tournament game $5 entry fee.
4pm - MS Soccer at Milford MS.
4pm - MS Softball host Milford.
4pm - MS Baseball vs Milford at Sports @ the Beach.
4pm - Soccer @ Brandywine in the State Tournament Rd of 16. Entry $5
4:30pm - Golf vs CR @ Baywood CC in the Henlopen Conference Championship match.
7pm - Men's Lax host Smyrna in the State Tournament Rd of 16. Entry $5.
*Possible State Tournament Baseball and/or Women's Lax games.
4pm - MS Soccer host Selbyville.
4pm - Track at State Championships @ Dover HS
Tennis at State Championships
Track at State Championships @ Dover HS
State Championships quarter-finals in Soccer, Men's Lax, Women's Lax
12pm - Club Lax practice
Baseball - The baseball team defeated Seaford 4-2 on Friday and 18-6 on Saturday. On Friday the Seahawks were down 2-1 in the 5th when they scored two runs on a two out ground rule double by Wes McLaughlin to take the lead. Patrick Donahue added a two out single in the 6th to secure the win.Wyatt Skinner and Brayden Tidwell struck out 11 to lead the Seahawks. Saturday saw the Seahawk bats on fire blasting 15 hits and scoring 18 runs. Jack Donahue and Wes McLaughlin combined to drive in 8 runs. Chet Mariner threw a complete game.
Patrick Donahue and Brayden Tidwell had hits but the baseball team lost to Lake Forest.
The baseball had 15 hits on Senior day to crush MOT 17-3.The Seahawks only senior Anthony Oscar led the way with 4 hits and 3 runs scored.Brayden Tidwell 3 hits and 3 runs scored.Wyatt Skinner, Wes McLaughlin and Chet Mariner added 2 hits each.
Softball- The softball team lost to Lake Forest. Paige Tidwell had an impressive doubleplay from third base.
Men's Lacrosse- The men's lax team crushed St. Elizabeth's 22-1 to earn their 13th win of the season.
The men's lacrosse team also scored a senior night rout of Sussex Tech 15-1. Seniors Jackson Dinger and Riley Custodio led the offense as Ryan Burke and Cole White scored as well. Lex Johnson and Danny Hearn were solid in goal.
The Henlopen South Division men's lax team lost to North champion Cape on Friday night. Jackson Dinger, Riley Custodio, and Burke Healy scored for the Seahawks. The Seahawk's play for the evening was represented by the numerous full out dives by Jackson Dinger attempting to knock the ball loose before going offsides.
Soccer- The women's soccer team defeated Delmar 1-0 on Tayler Flaherty's goal on a Merrill Smith assist. Emma Westbrook had 6 saves while earning her 4th shutout of the season.
The women's soccer team celebrated senior night with an 8-0 shutout of Seaford. Seniors Reese D'entremont, Emma Veirs, and Quinn Wichert all scored as well as Taylor Flaherty, Sharon Rodriguez, Kat Portillo, and Kenna Webb. Emma Westbrook recorded the shutout. The JV team gave up a goal with 4 minutes left and had to settle for a 1-1 tie.
The team ended their week with a long trip to Concord and a 1-0 loss.
Golf- The golf team set a new school record for the 2nd time this year shooting a 142 while defeating Sussex Central. Sawyer Brockstedt also set a school record with a score of 31 to earn medalist honors. Sarah and Hannah Lydic shot 34 and 36 respectively while Tyler Healy completed the scoring with 41. The team then challenged defending Henlopen Conference champion Caesar Rodney and many time state champion Salesianum and bested them both. All 4 Seahawks shot in the 30's, Hannah and Sarah Lydic 35, Sawyer Brockstedt 37, and Adison Browne 39. That gave us a team score of 146 to 160 for Sallies, and 170 for CR.
Women's Tennis- The women's tennis team
Men's Tennis- The men's tennis team is making a strong run in the Henlopen Conference tournament. All 3 singles players, Michael Anghel, Dawson Weems, and Lucca Criniti and both doubles teams of Michael Daniello + Arpan Patel and Oliver Townsend + Bill Blakeney have advanced to the semi-finals.
The team earned 2nd place team honors behind CR. Michael Anghel at 1st singles and our 1st doubles team of Michael Daniello and Arpan Patel both earned silver medals. 2nd singles Dawson Weems and 2nd Doubles Oliver Townsend and Bill Blakeney claimed bronze medals while Lucca Criniti placed 4th at 3rd singles.
Men's + Women's Track and Field - Congratulations to the girls 4x800 meter Relay team of Sadie Tunnell, Kasi Showers, Emily Trout and Alissa Swann for earning a Silver Medal at the Henlopen Conference Track Championships. That same team claimed a bronze medal in the 4x400 relay. Emily Trout added a 4th place finish in the 1600, Sadie Tunnell placed 4th and 5th in the 400m and 200m, while Alissa Swann finished 6th in the 800. The team placed 8th overall in the Henlopen Conference Tournament.
**ALL DATES, TIMES AND EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE**
May 27, 2021-Last Day for Seniors
May 28, 2021-School Closed
May 31, 2021-School Closed-Memorial Day
June 4, 2021-Commencement-6pm
June 8, 2021-SA PTSA 8th Grade Celebration
June 10, 2021-Moving Up Grade 5-6:30pm
June 11, 2021-Moving Up Grade 8- 9am
June 14, 2021-Class of 2022 Senior Pictures
June 15, 2021-Class of 2022 Senior Pictures
July 1, 2021-School Closed
July 2, 2021-School Closed
July 5, 2021-School Closed
July 9, 2021-School Closed
July 16, 2021-School Closed
July 23, 2021-School Closed
July 29, 2021-Class of 2022 Senior Picture Make Up Date
July 30, 2021-School Closed
August 6, 2021-School Closed
August 13, 2021-School Closed
August 20, 2021-School Closed
August 24 & 25, 2021-New Staff Orientation
August 27, 2021-School Closed
August 30 & 31, 2021-Staff Inservice Days
September 1 & 2, 2021-Staff Inservice Days
September 3, 2021-School Closed
September 6, 2021-School Closed
September 7, 2021-First Day of School (Grades K-12)
October 8, 2021-Teacher Inservice Day (Student Asynchronous Day)
November 1, 2021-Open Application (SY23) Opens
November 11, 2021-School Closed-Veteran's Day
November 22 & 23, 2021-Teacher Inservice Days (Student Asynchronous Days)
November 24-26, 2021-School Closed-Thanksgiving
December 20-31, 2021-School Closed-Winter Break
January 3, 2022-School Reopens
January 12, 2022-Open Application SY23 Closes
January 17, 2022-School Closed-MLK Day
January 19, 2022-Lottery
February 7, 2022-Teacher Inservice Day (Student Asynchronous Day)
February 18, 2022-Teacher Inservice Day (Student Asynchronous Day)
February 21, 2022-School Closed-President's Day
March 18, 2022-Teacher Inservice Day (Student Asynchronous Day)
April 15-22, 2022-School Closed-Spring Break
May 27, 2022-School Closed
May 30, 2022-School Closed-Memorial Day
May 27, 2022-Last Day for Seniors
June 3, 2022-Graduation
June 9, 2022-Moving Up Ceremony-Grade 5
June 10, 2022-Last Day for Students
June 10, 2022-Moving Up Ceremony-Grade 8
June 13-15, 2022-Staff Inservice Days
June 17, 2022-School Closed
June 24, 2022-School Closed
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
May 19, 2021. This meeting will begin at 3pm
June 16, 2021
September 15, 2021
October 20, 2021
November 17, 2021
January 19, 2022
February 16, 2022
March 16, 2022
April 27, 2022
May 18, 2022
June 15, 2022