The Delaware Department of Justice Bullying Prevention & School Crime Contact (Ombudsperson) - 1-800-220-5414..........Hours for Students 7:25-2:25..............Office Hours   7:00-3:00.......... Students! Bring in canned/boxed goods to support the NHS Thanksgiving food drive for the Appo Food Closet running 11/10-11/20...............

Schools and Offices are Closed for Winter Break
We'll see you on Monday, January 5, 2015.
Until then, have a safe and happy holiday surrounded by those you love.
PSAT Results, grades 9-11
On Wednesday, Dec. 17th during Advisory, PSAT score reports and test booklets were distributed to students in grades 9-11. Students also received a handout to help them interpret their PSAT results. The Understanding Your PSAT Results power point presentation is attached. The PSAT is an excellent tool to prepare for the SAT and a good indicator of future SAT performance. All juniors will be taking the SAT in school, free of charge, in April. Students with questions regarding their score report or the SAT should see their school counselor.
News Alert! eNEWS for December 2014

The December issue of our electronic newsletter, The Appoquinimink Report, is out. We hope you’ll take a moment to read about the students, staff and programs making news in our district.
PSAT Pilot
PSAT Pilot will be offered at AHS for 10th grade students see the additional information to register.
Jaguar Daily Announcements!
Please select a link below for informative weekly announcements.
Band Picture from Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade

Band pictures from the Middletown Christmas Parade
Superintendent's Message: How we will handle inclement weather

The letter reviews the number of snow days we have built into the schedule, discusses the “weather contingency” dates we identified on the calendar, and takes on the tough question of what could happen in a worst case scenario should we need to recapture even more time. A copy will be sent to the email address on file for your family and a voicemail message will alert you to it's arrival (11/26/2014).
M&T Bank's new commercial features our Bank In School Program
Two bands, one sound

Marching band members from Appoquinimink and Middletown High Schools prepare for their first joint appearance in the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade.
November 27 - 8:30 until noon - 6ABC
Help Us Celebrate Educational Support Professionals (ESP) Day
Wednesday, November 19

Saturday, December 13 / 9-4
160 Vendors / Santa visits from 11:30-2
Live Country-Rock band from 1-3
Appoquinimink High, 1080 Bunker Hill Road, Middletown, DE 19709
Up the Down Staircase, an AHS theatrical production

Showing November 20, 21 and 22 at Appoquinimink High School
Curtain rises at 7:00 p.m. nightly - Tickets $8/adults and $5/students
Heart In The Game - Free, EKG Screening Event for Ages 10-19

Open to ALL Delaware Students, aged 10-19
December 6 from 10-2 at Middletown High
AHS’ annual food drive has begun!

Donations gratefully accepted through Nov., 20
Benefits the Appoquinimink Food Pantry (Serving ASD Families)
Education commercial features AHS Teacher
We are excited to announce that the Delaware State Education Association (DSEA) is now airing a commercial featuring Lea Wainwright, Delaware’s 2014 Teacher of the Year.
AHS National Honor Society Thanksgiving Food Drive Happening Now!
Appo high students are asked to bring in canned/boxed food items to support the Thanksgiving food drive sponsored by the AHS National Honor Society!
Schools/Offices Closed on Election Day
Schools and offices are closed on Tuesday, November 4, when many of our buildings become polling places.
News Alert! eNEWS for November 2014

School Choice Opens Today
The "school choice" process has begun. Online applications for Grades K-12 and the new Kindergarten Spanish Immersion Program will be available from November 3, 2014 through January 14, 2015. Admission will be based on available capacity. A randomized computer lottery will be used to determine selection.
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Welcome to Appoquinimink High School, home of the Jaguars!

I am very excited about the upcoming year. It is the sixth anniversary for our school (which opened in 2008) and also marks my sixth year as an administrator at AHS.

During that time, we’ve grown from a community of 1,050 learners to nearly 1,600. We have experienced success in the classroom and earned recognition in the arts, sports and numerous co-curricular organizations. Twice, we have been selected by the College Board for the National AP Honor Roll (2012, 2014), and this year we were named one of the nation’s top high schools by U.S. News & World Report.

Achievement, Honor and Service are the mission of AHS and we attempt to promote this every day in every way. I am looking forward to continuous advancement of this mission with the AHS students, staff, parents and community.

Please look forward to be on the lookout for our “Welcome Back” newsletter at the beginning of August. It will contain important information to help with the transition back to school.

In the meantime, please have a safe and relaxing summer.

Keisha Brinkley

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1080 Bunker Hill Road, Middletown, DE 19709 Tel: (302) 449-3840