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Brian Donahue to Retire After 2016-17 School Year

Brian Donahue to Retire After 2016-17 School Year

Hannah Lowe, Editor-in-Chief
April 28, 2017 • 129 views
Filed under Cape Culture, Showcase

The game has ended and the final score is in — Brian Donahue is leaving the field. After more than two decades in the Cape district, the high school principal announced his retirement on March 9th, 2017. While it’s sad to see him go, the students, staff, and community of CHHS appreciate the work...

Are High School Students Under Too Much Pressure?

Are High School Students Under Too Much Pressure?

Katie Redefer, Editor
April 24, 2017 • 144 views
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

It is a common belief that high schoolers in the 21st century are under more pressure than their parents were to succeed educationally. Students in modern day high schools are expected to take only honors and Advanced Placement (college level) courses, participate in clubs and extracurricular activities,...

Students React: Ringling Bros. Circus Closing

Students React: Ringling Bros. Circus Closing

Sarah Hunsicker and Nathaniel Zebley
February 14, 2017 • 243 views
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

After traveling across the nation for nearly 150 years, the Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Circus announce via Twitter that the "Greatest Show on Earth," will be coming to a close. "It's so sad such an old circus has to be shut down because it cannot keep up with the times however it's usage of certain...

Football National Signing Day

Football National Signing Day

Cayden Steele, Editor
February 6, 2017 • 273 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

National Signing Day changes the lives of many young student athletes. All their hard work will finally come to fruition. Players all across the country sign to play college football at the D1, D2, D3 and JUCO level. Putting pen to paper and wearing the cap of their team is a special moment for these...

Theater Students Participate in 2017 ESU Shakespeare Competition

Katie Redefer, Editor
February 6, 2017 • 320 views
Filed under A&E, Showcase

The English Speaking Union (ESU) National Shakespeare Competition is an annual event in which the Cape Henlopen Theater Academy participates. The competition made its comeback once again in 2017 with many students performing Shakespearean monologues and competing with fellow classmates. The national...

2017 All-State Band Students

Nathaniel Zebley and Hannah Lowe
February 6, 2017 • 228 views
Filed under Cape Culture, Showcase

On Saturday, January 21st, auditions for the Delaware All-State Band were held for students in school music programs in Delaware. Students from all over Delaware auditioned for the spots in the organizations, and seven students from Cape's band program were selected for three of the seven different organizations...

Sadie Hawkins Preview

Darby Hollinger, Editor
February 6, 2017 • 167 views
Filed under About Town, Showcase

Evening lights, beautiful gowns, a red carpet, and girls asking guys to the dance. It sounds too good to be true, but it's not a dream — Cape is hosting a Sadie Hawkins dance in March! Cape's first ever Sadie Hawkins dance will take place on March 11 from 7 to 10pm. The theme du jour will be "Red...

Lefty’s Alley and Eats Opens in Lewes

Lefty’s Alley and Eats Opens in Lewes

Joseph Drumheller, Editor
November 14, 2016 • 150 views
Filed under About Town, Showcase

The area of Lewes, DE has always lacked large entertainment venues, but there is now one on a previously undeveloped space adjacent to Dartmouth Plaza on Route 1 in Lewes. The venue is called Lefty's Alley and Eats and it is the only one of its kind in the area. The facility features 16 bowling lanes,...

Young People Captivated By First Presidential Debate

Young People Captivated By First Presidential Debate

Katie Redefer, Editor
October 13, 2016 • 367 views
Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase

On Monday, September 26th, the first Presidential Debate between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and businessman Donald Trump took place at 9pm. The moderator for the debate was Lester Holt, who established that the three categories throughout the debate would be Achieving Prosperity, America's...

New Science Teacher – Mr. Kilby

New Science Teacher – Mr. Kilby

Jenna Fitzgerald, Staff Writer
October 13, 2016 • 347 views
Filed under Cape Culture, Showcase

Mr. Kilby is the newest addition to the Science department. Before his move to Cape, he taught at Central for seven years. Although he was sad to leave, he felt that the move was what was right for a number of reasons. Not only is Mr. Kilby the boys varsity soccer coach, but also his children are in...

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