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Well pollution area widens near New Castle Airport

Mar 27, 2015 • The News Journal
DiNunzio said that the company took a Jefferson Farms-area well offline in addition to two others near William Penn High School, after finding low levels of the chemicals there. Both public suppliers expect to seek compensation for their expenses. PFCs ... More

TD Bank Names Michael Laureano Store Sales and Service Manager in New ...

Apr 10, 2015 • Wolfe News Wire (press release)
A New Castle resident and native, Laureano is presently attending Wilmington University and is a 2006 graduate of William Penn High School. TD Bank focuses on delivering legendary customer service by providing seven-day branch banking with extended ... More

MidAtlantic festival adjusts after decline in attendance, challenges

Mar 21, 2015 • The News Journal
Kip Poole, culinary arts instructor at William Penn High School in New Castle, partnered with the festival last year to send 34 students from three schools to assist chefs, wash wine glasses, set tables and fetch ingredients. William Penn also provided ... More

Big, bad pothole prompts Del. 141 bridge closure

Mar 26, 2015 • The News Journal
But the just-started repair of the heavily traveled lanes toward New Castle – expected to take two weeks – is causing aggravation for drivers, residents and businesses. More than three dozen cars, trucks and buses were lined up Thursday ... 273 back to ... More

Cutouts, cleavage and corsets: Prom dress codes vary

Mar 27, 2015 • The News Journal
But even public schools like William Penn in New Castle and Mt. Pleasant in Wilmington are insisting that young women cover it up when their parents won't. School officials say the .... William Penn High School's prom dress code: Males: Tastefully Formal. More

Do Bulletproof Whiteboards Protect Children or Traumatize Them?

Apr 2, 2015 • Pacific Standard
But this year's changes in Delaware's Colonial School District—a New Castle haven of 10,000 kindergarten through 12th grade students—are a tad more idiosyncratic, because more than 100 classrooms were not just outfitted with new whiteboards, but ones ... More

Howard dominates inside, throttles William Penn

Jan 22, 2015 • USA TODAY High School Sports
N EW CASTLE – Jakir Stewart and Elias Revelle each recorded a double-double and No. 10-ranked Howard posted an impressive – and important – 60-44 nonconference win over host William Penn in boys basketball Thursday. “That to me, in my opinion, ... More

William Penn boys claim share of Flight A title

Feb 20, 2015 • USA TODAY High School Sports
NEW CASTLE – Two years ago, the William Penn boys basketball team staggered through a 2-18 season. The sophomores on that team completed their transformation to champions Friday night, as the Colonials survived a third-quarter run and downed ... More

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