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PTA Event –  Join Us!

PTA Event – Join Us!

Please Join Us!

The Delcastle PTA invites you to support them by attending their March fundraiser, a self-defense demonstration. The event will be held in the Delcastle gymnasium on Wednesday, March 13. Registration will begin at 5:00 and the demonstration will start promptly at 6:00. The cost is $5.00 with all proceeds supporting the PTA. Please see the linked flyer for more details.

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The State of Delaware Department of Education publishes the following regarding the Delaware Teacher of the Year program on their website:


The classroom teacher is the backbone of the American educational system. No one person has a greater impact on the education of a child than does the teacher who creates the primary learning and instructional environment. It is the mission of the Delaware Teacher of the Year Program to recognize and honor the contributions of the Delaware classroom teacher.

Mission Statement:

The Delaware State Teacher of the Year Program is a vocal community of award-winning educators who represent exemplary teaching and serve as spokespersons and ambassadors for the profession. The DSTOY Program recognizes excellence in education and expresses appreciation for the many outstanding teachers in Delaware who serve as an inspiration to teachers, students, and community members while providing a representative to serve as the profession’s advocate throughout the year.

Delcastle Teacher of the Year

The nomination window for 2019-2020 Delcastle Teacher of the Year begins February 11th and ends February 22nd. Students, staff, parents, community members, and business partners are all welcome and encouraged to nominate a teacher with whom they have had positive experiences. Individuals who would like to nominate staff members can do so via this form.

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Respect Campaign 2019

Delcastle is starting our 3rd annual Respect campaign (formerly called Spread the Word) for Special Olympics Delaware. We are pledging to use the R- word, RESPECT. We all know that our language affects our attitudes. Attitudes impact our actions. We are promoting making friends and being kind.

How Can Students and Families Participate?

The Unified Club will be selling t-shirts during all lunches from February 7th through the 15th.  Shirts are $6.00 and are navy blue 100% heavy cotton.  They are available in the following sizes: 

Adult: S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X


Youth: Y-SM, Y-MD, Y-LG

You can fill out this linked Order Form and send it to school.  Payments must be cash or cashier checks only.  Students can submit orders to staff working the tables at lunches or in sealed envelopes marked to the attention of Ms. Humphrey.  In order for the school to submit the whole order, students and families must submit individual orders by February 15th.  Once the shirts arrive, we will deliver them with a slip of paper that will have a reminder of what day to wear your shirt (the National Day is 3/6/19).

This year we are trying to make it clear within our building and our district that we nurture an environment where everyone is welcome and valued. We are accepting orders from all staff, students, families, and community partners.  We encourage everyone to make their pledge and sign our banner, which we will display in the lunchroom on Wednesday, March 6th.

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50th Anniversary News

50th Anniversary News

Join Delcastle Technical High School in celebrating 50 years of vocational education with three marque events!

The Black Tie Affair (Formal attire)

March 29th, 2019 (7 PM – 11 PM)

Tickets will go on sale Friday, January 11th, 2019 at 12:00 pm.

Tickets will be first come first served. Tickets are limited! Please plan accordingly.

Click here to purchase your tickets! https://delcastlehighschool.ludus.com/index.php

Ignite the Night 5K

April 5th, 2019

The 50th Celebration Car Show

May 4th, 2019

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A Message from

Yvette Santiago, President

New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District Board of Education

December 17, 2018

Victoria C. Gehrt, Superintendent of the New Castle County Vocational-Technical School District since 2011, has announced her plan to retire effective July 1, 2019, after 30 years of service to the school district and a total of 48 years as a Delaware and Pennsylvania educator.

The school district operates four comprehensive Career and Technical high schools in New Castle County – Delcastle Technical High School, Hodgson Vo-Tech High School, Howard High School of Technology, and St. Georges Technical High School, with a total enrollment of 4,700 students in grades 9 – 12. Additionally, the district also operates an adult and alternative education division serving approximately 2,000 students.

On behalf of the NCC Vo-Tech Board of Education, I first want to thank Dr. Gehrt for her leadership and years of service and I also want to thank you for your continued support of our Career and Technical Programs, our schools, and must importantly, our students. Your commitment helps to ensure that high quality and effective educational programs are provided for all students, and we could not do it without you.

In that spirit of partnership, the NCCVT school board is soliciting input as we begin the search for the next school district superintendent. The Board of Education would like to hear your ideas about skills and attributes you think are important as we review potential candidates for the superintendent’s position.

Please send comments to superintendentsearch@nccvt.k12.de.us or mail directly to:

Superintendent Search

Gerald Allen

Director of Personnel/Operations

NCC Vo-Tech School District

1417 Newport Road

Wilmington, DE 19804

All comments must be received by January 14, 2019.

It is the intent of the Board to post for the superintendent’s position by January 21, 2019.

Thank you for your continued commitment to the New Castle County Vo-Tech School District.

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Delcastle Drama Club Presents:



Thursday Student Matinee – 3:15 pm

Thursday Evening Performance – 7:00 pm

Friday Evening Performance – 7:00 pm


Adults: $10.00

Students: $8.00

Children (10 & under):  $5.00


Tickets can be purchased in cash at the door or online at www.delcastle.ludus.com

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Welding Holiday Sale

Welding Holiday Sale

We invite you to participate in the Welding career area holiday sale. All items are made in Welding and proceeds directly support the program.

This year, Welding students are creating and selling three items:

  • A snowflake ornament ($3.00) – 50% of the proceeds of these sales will be donated to the Delcastle Giving Tree.
  • A word tree ($15.00)
  • A Lighted Christmas Tree ($25.00) – this item can also be made with a star for an additional $5.00

Please see the below-linked order form and pictures. Order forms should be sent into Mr. Edelen on Monday. Payments can be made via cash or cashier check only. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Edelen at daniel.edelen@nccvt.k12.de.us

Christmas Order Form

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Support The Delcastle PTA

Support The Delcastle PTA

The Delcastle PTA has two events availble for all Delcastle families and community members.

Five Below Fundraiser

The Delcastle PTA has partnered with all Delaware locations of Five Below for a fundraising event.  The event is currently running and ends December 1st.  If you print the linked flyer and bring it with you to any Delaware Five Below, 10% of the toal dollars spent will be donated back to Delcaste PTA.  This is a great way to simultaneously shop and give back!


1 Million Good Night Pajama Program

The Delcastle PTA is also sponsoring a service project to support the Delaware Chapter of The Pajama Program.  This program provides new pajamas to kids who have been abandoned, abused, or neglected and are waiting and hoping to be adopted.  The majority of these kids are in group homes, shelters, or other temporary housing.

To support this group, the Delcastle PTA is collecting NEW pajamas and NEW books for high school aged kids.

  • Students are generally aged 13- 18
  • Pajamas can be bought in size small – triple XL.

Parents, students, and community members can take their donations to the Student Activities (SAC) office through Friday, December 14th.  


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