Evan G. Shortlidge


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Welcome Back 2018-2019!

Congratulations Evan G. Shortlidge for being recognized as the PATHS MODEL SCHOOL 2018!


News & Announcements

  • COMMUNITY DAY 7/28/2019

    The Delaware Christian Church will create a social, emotional and learning environment of fun activities consisting of volunteers from their faith -based community organization for one week. Children will navigate in groups and develop social skills with their adult volunteers with music, dance, arts & crafts, as well as educational curriculum from KoolAR (younger kids) and BridgeDAGAp (older kids). Family presentation/demonstration for the BG Club and the Shortlidge Community will be held on Sunday, July 28, 2019.

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    FAMILY SKATE NIGHT! (www.kidsskatefree.com) 7/2/19 – get free pass + SKATE RENTAL FEES!) Tuesday, July 2, 2019 @ Christina Skating Center 801 Christina Road, Newark, DE 19713 6:00-8:00pm Admission FREE, Skate Rental $FREE • Students MUST be accompanied by an Adult.

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    Shortlidge Vision: “Excellence for every student to accelerate academic achievement and prepare each students to become a productive member of society.” If you have technology and the internet at home, please feel free to access all the wonderful learning websites so your child(ren) can reach their maximum potential. This will be a comprehensive list to use for ALL grade levels and we will continue to add new links. WHERE LEADERS, LEARNERS AND FAMILIES GROW!

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  • Shortlidge Academy and DOE News!

    Shortlidge Academy has qualified for Continuous Improvement Support. Please click here to view information regarding the CSI status for our school.. More information about CSI can be found at www.does.k12.de.us/continuousimprovment.

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  • Positive Behavior Support!

    What is Positive Behavior Support? PBS is a school wide behavior support program aimed at promoting positive behavior while preventing behavior problems. PBS teaches and emphasizes proactive strategies so that academic and social successes can be achieved. THE UNIFIED ARTS TEAM will host the PBS Celebration on Thursday, January 31, 2019. Students will have an opportunity to have fun and celebrate in TECHNOLOGY, SCIENCE, PHYSICAL FITNESS, MUSIC AND ART.

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  • PATHS Model School

    All About PATHS – Promoting Alternative Thinking Strategies. Shortlidge Academy became the one of the first in state of Delaware to receive such an honor. WEEK OF 1/29/2019: KN - Kindergarten will review basic feelings: HAPPY, SAD, ANGRY and SCARED. They will discuss that all emotions are OK. Grade 1 - First grade is practicing self-control using the control signals poster. Stop- Take a deep breath, say the problem and how you feel Make a Plan- Think, what could I do? Think, would it work? Go- Try your best idea. How did it work? Grade 2- Second graders will continue to use the Control Signals Poster to solve problems and remember to use the fair play rules.

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  • Beyond Those Bars - Cultural Resoration Project Inc.

    Working with Beyond the Bars allowed us merge student success stories built around ATTENDANCE MATTERS. The project design supported students from K through 2nd grades and stressed the importance of good grades and coming to school on time ready to learn. Special thanks to Mr. Richard Raw and his wife, AliSah Watson from the Cultural Restoration Project for supporting our vision.

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  • Parent/Student Rights:

    Title IX

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  • From RCCSD - Important Information

    Strategic Plan for 2017-2022

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