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Summer Feeding Program Underway

Hunger never takes a vacation break, even though students in the Colonial School District do, but children won’t go without thanks to the federally funded Summer Food Service Program operated locally by the district’s Nutrition Services Division. “We understand there...

William Penn High School Graduation

Tonight William Penn High School proudly held a graduation ceremony for 560 seniors at the University of Delaware’s (UD) Bob Carpenter Center. Colonial School District officials worked closely with officials at the center who were advised a week ago that 4,800 tickets...

Colonial Referendum Passes!

New Castle, DE- Voters in the Colonial School District tonight overwhelming passed a referendum request for .38 per $100 of assessed property values (based on rates set in 1983), According to unofficial results from the Delaware Department of Elections, 5,742...

Guess Who’s Coming to Colonial?

New Castle. DE- The Big Idaho Potato Truck will make a stop at William Penn High School (WPHS) Wednesday, April 26, 2017 from 9-12 p.m., but that’s not all! Lacy and Boots will make their public debut too! Lacy and Boots are five-year old goats who will join...

Saving Middle School Sports is No Game

Don Warren worries about middle school sports being eliminated if the second referendum fails in the Colonial School District. Warren is the assistant track coach for 25 boys at George Read Middle School. He says the biggest challenge for his boys isn’t trying to...

Let the Cooking with Kids and Cops Begin!

New Castle, DE- William Penn High School’s (WPHS) Culinary Arts students will host a culminating event with middle school students participating in a first time after-school cooking program with the Garfield Park Police Athletic League (PAL) and New Castle County...