News and Updates

Hundreds of Eighth Graders Visit Sussex Tech

Over eleven hundred Sussex County eighth graders and families visited Sussex Tech’s annual Open House on Sat., Nov. 5. After being greeted in the gymnasium, the visitors had the opportunity to explore the entire campus, talk to teachers and students, and get information about career and technical education opportunities available as well as the admission […]

KBG Club Founding Member is Honored with Jefferson Award

Junior Kelsey Magill was chosen by the Student Leadership Team at Sussex Technical High School as the Jefferson Award recipient for October, 2011. A criminal justice major, Kelsey was an integral member in starting the Kick Butts Generation (KBG) Club at Sussex Tech. Kelsey and the other KGB members believe that it is vital to […]

Bella Voce Chorus Sings at Renaissance Faire

Sussex Technical High School’s Bella Voce Chorus competed at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire in Manheim, Pa. on October 19. The 25 voices in the choir performed in the Madrigal competition singing an acapella piece called “Now is the Month of Maying.” Completing their Renaissance look were new outfits for the ladies sewn by Cathy Durham. […]

Three Share Top Staff Honors

Three science teachers at Sussex Technical High School are sharing the honor of Staff Member of the Month for October 2011. Alyssa Simon, Dennis Redington, and Mike Milspaw were chosen for their collaboration efforts in initiating the new chemistry curriculum at Sussex Tech. Alyssa Simon became a shared approach teacher at Sussex Tech in 1998. […]

Mother-Son Attend Police Academy

This past summer, Sussex Technical High School social studies teacher Lisa Swan and son, ninth grader Eron Swan, completed the Teen Citizen’s Police Academy sponsored by the Harrington Police Department. The curriculum for the eight-week program included bullying, dating violence, gang activity, community policing, and evidence collection. Participants were able to engage in a DUI […]

New Dental Services Technology Gives Students More Options

Gone are the days when a dental hygienist only assisted the dentist by working chair-side. Today’s hygienist can perform cleanings, examine teeth and gums, perform some aspects of periodontal therapy, apply fluoride treatments, take and develop x-rays, and prepare diagnostic tests for the dentists. As the average life expectancy increases, demand for dental care will […]

Since 2003, Sussex Tech JROTC Supports CHEER

Since 2003, the Sussex Technical High School JROTC Raven Battalion has supported CHEER Senior Services by participating in the non-profit’s annual Beach Day Walk in Rehoboth. The cadets once again sacrificed a teacher in-service day off from school on Friday, Oct. 21 to undertake the 5K walk through Henlopen Acres and down the Rehoboth boardwalk. […]