New Castle, DE- The Colonial School District is pleased to announce a new partnership with Paul Mitchell The School-Delaware, located at 1420 Pulaski Highway, Newark, DE 19702. Under this partnership, students at the cosmetology school will render basic on-site hair care services to 20-25 homeless or needy students each marking period, while giving up to 10 juniors and senior at William Penn High School and the Wallin School an opportunity to job shadow.

“This partnership is a win-win for all involved!  Paul Mitchell The School-Delaware is committed to community service projects such as this. Our students will gain more experience rendering hair care services to children, while the neediest of students in Colonial will receive a professional experience. High school students with an interest in our industry will also gain insight by seeing our students and instructors in action,” said Education Leader Lissette Wright.

Colonial Students will visit Paul Mitchell The School-Delaware on the following dates from 9:00 to noon:

  • October 16, 2018
  • December 18, 2018
  • February 19, 2019
  • May 7, 2019

Only elementary students with signed photo release forms can be fully photographed, but the children can be photographed in an unidentifiable fashion. Interviews are permitted.

“The Colonial School District takes great pride in offering our students access and opportunity that  they might otherwise not receive.  I can’t thank the administrators at Paul Mitchell

The School-Delaware enough for embracing this partnership,” said Superintendent Dr. Dusty Blakey.