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The Colonial School District Referendum

February 28th, 2017

Increase of 39.4 cents per $100 of assessed home value

The tax increase is to be phased in over a two-year period;
27 cents the first year, and an additional 11 cents the second year.

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Seeing is Believing!
Members of the Rosehill Community Center have heard about the great things going on in the Colonial School District but wanted to see it all for themselves. At the invitation of Superintendent Dr. Dusty Blakey representatives of the group toured schools in the district. They were blown away by what students are doing at George Read Middle School where they were treated to sweet potato muffins made by the students. The group plans to spread the word that Colonial has the recipe for success, and successful schools add up to successful communities!
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The Young Became Very Old!
Kindergarten students in Ms. Belasco's class at Pleasantville Elementary celebrated the first 100 days of school by dressing up like senior citizens.The kids had a ball while doing their classwork. Making learning fun is what we do best in Colonial Nation!
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Jocks Rock!
Student athletes from the University of Delaware visited Wilbur Elementary School to give kids a pep talk and to read to them too! The Read Aloud event scored big with the students!
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Who Popped in Today?

Thanks to the Delaware State Education Association students and staff at New Castle Elementary School got a surprise visit from the Cat in the Hat and his friends. Wow, who would have thought of that?
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Dress like an animal day at New Castle Elementary today ...

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The Colonial School District is a grades K through 12 public school district located in New Castle, Delaware. The district was formed on July 1, 1981 and is one of four districts established when the New Castle County School District was reorganized. The district serves approximately 10,000 students and has 8 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, one high school and two special needs schools.