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Musical By Elton John and Tim Rice “Aida” Closes Off Theater Season

Musical By Elton John and Tim Rice “Aida” Closes Off Theater Season

Katie Redefer, Editor
August 3, 2017 • 57 views
Filed under A&E, Showcase

The thriving Cape Henlopen Theater Academy closed off their performance season of the 2016-17 school year with the musical "Aida" on Sunday, May 7th. Starring Senior Tasha-Shanelle Hopkins as Aida and Senior Adrian D'Antoni as Radames, this haunting tale of star-crossed lovers perfectly topped off the...

Love Creek Elementary School To Open Fall of 2017

Love Creek Elementary School To Open Fall of 2017

Katie Redefer, Editor
August 3, 2017 • 63 views
Filed under About Town, Showcase

It was announced in 2016 that the Cape Henlopen School District would be building a new elementary school in Lewes. The school is to be located across from Beacon Middle School on John J.Williams Highway. Temporarily named Love Creek Elementary, the school name is to be formally decided on at a future...

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 • 209 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 • 236 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 • 303 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 • 347 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 • 427 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 • 281 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 • 221 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 • 200 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,...

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