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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

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

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

Delaware to launch 'testing inventory' for school assessments

Mar 12, 2015 • Newsworks.org
pause. Delaware to launch 'testing inventory' for school assessments. 0:00. /. 0:00. mute unmute. Gov. Jack Markell discusses testing at William Penn High School in New Castle. (Avi Wolfman-Arent/for Newsworks). Avi Wolfman-Arent. By Avi Wolfman-Arent. More

Is There Too Much School Testing in Delaware?

Mar 13, 2015 • WBOC TV 16
In his weekly address, Markell made this argument from the William Penn High School in New Castle. "Every student here at William Penn and across Delaware deserve the opportunity to graduate high school ready to enter college or a career," he said in ... More

DelDOT: With up to 10" of snow due, prepare to stay home

Mar 4, 2015 • The News Journal
With a winter storm warning posted statewide through 7 p.m. Thursday, more cancellations, postponements and delays are anticipated. Sixteen-year-old Diana Hernandez, who lives near New Castle and attends her area's William Penn High School, said she ... More

Delaware State Testing Starts as "Opt Out" Debate Continues

Mar 12, 2015 • WBOC TV 16
... can't, but it also doesn't say they can. A bill will be introduced later this month formally allowing opt out as an option. Gov. Jack Markell will make an announcement related to the opt out issue Thursday morning at William Penn High School in New ... More

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