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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...

William Penn Students Get on the Job Experience

New Castle, DE- When the Constitution Yards Beer Garden (CYBG) opens for a second season April 21, 2017, the Wilmington Riverfront business will employ 10 to 15 William Penn High School (WPHS) Culinary Arts students to be the sole day-to-day operators of the kitchen....

Public Referendum Meetings Scheduled

The Colonial School District has scheduled the following public meetings in New Castle locations to discuss the upcoming referendum on February 28, 2017: Thursday, January 26- Gunning Bedford Middle School, 801 Cox Neck Rd. at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 2-Calvin R....

Colonial Schedules Referendum

The Colonial School Board of Education tonight voted in favor of asking taxpayers to approve an operating and capital referendum totaling 39.4 cents per $100 of assessed home value. The tax increase is to be phased in over a two-year period; 28.4 cents the first year,...