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Cab Students Receive Scholastic Art & Writing National Medals!

Congratulations!

Every year the Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Gold Key winners compete in NYC. This huge competition is sponsored by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, includes participants from all 50 states, and American students studying abroad. Alumni include artists Andy Warhol, Philip Pearlstein, Cy Twombly, Robert Indiana, Kay WalkingStick, Mozelle Thompson, Hughie Lee-Smith, and John Baldessari; writers Sylvia Plath, Truman Capote, Bernard Malamud, Marc Brown, Myla Goldberg, and Joyce Carol Oates; photographer Richard Avedon; actors Frances Farmer, Robert Redford, Alan Arkin, Lena Dunham, and John Lithgow; fashion designer Zac Posen; and filmmakers Stan Brakhage, Ken Burns, and Richard Linklater. Outside the arts, Awards alumni employ their creativity to be successful in any number of ways—becoming leaders in fields including journalism, medicine, finance, government and public service, the law, science, design, and more. In 2015, opportunities such as Alumni Microgrants and an Alumni Writer’s Residency were created.

Receiving these awards is quite an accomplishment.

The Visual Arts and Communication Arts Departments are thrilled to announce our 2019 National Scholastic Award winners!

  • Katherine Bobyak (grade 11) | Gold Medal, sculpture, Ghost: A Self Portrait
  • Matthew Jones (grade 12) | Gold Medal, digital art, Golden
  • Meredith Little (grade 11) | Gold Medal, painting, In the Bathtub and Damp
  • Ava Mas (grade 11) | Silver Medal, drawing and illustration, Plastic Sunrise
  • Hannah Son (grade 9) | Silver Medal, digital, Peace of Mind
  • Mariya Tacheva (grade 9) | Gold Medal, personal essay & memoir, Presence

An awards ceremony is scheduled for Thursday June 6 at Carnegie Hall in NYC!

We are thrilled that our students are being recognized for their hard work!

Please congratulate the students when you see them! Thank you for your support!

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Cab Blood Drive on March 12th!

Sign up to donate today!

On Tuesday, March 12, from 8-1pm, Cab Calloway’s National Honor Society will be hosting its annual blood drive through the Blood Bank of Delmarva in Cab’s gym!

The blood bank relies on donations from drives like this one so hospitals have ample supplies of blood when they need it most. Though donations after tragic events are helpful, it is the prior donations that provide the initial support and can determine someone’s survival.

We encourage all students, staff, and parents who are over the age of 17 and weigh more than 110 pounds to come out and donate on March 12th. Our goal is 50 donations, but we are positive that we can beat that goal with your help!

The entire donation process will take approximately one hour. In order to donate, you must sign up for an appointment at https://donate.bbd.org/. When registering, use the sponsor code: CABC. You can find a PDF that will guide you through the registration process below.

If you have any questions about the blood drive, please email jane.rae@redclay.k12.de.us or contact the Blood Bank of Delmarva directly.

We hope to see many of you on March 12th!

Firefly 2019 CAB PTSO Raffle

Who's ready to go to Firefly?

It’s BACK! Who’s ready to go to Firefly?

We know the ticket prices are STEEP, so here’s your chance to WIN 2 General Admission ~ Weekend Passes to the Firefly Festival, June 21st – 23rd 2019.

There are TWO ways to register to win:

Please drop off manual registration form at the Cab Main Office or Mail In the Form:

Cab Calloway School of the Arts PTSO
100 N. DuPont Road
Wilmington, DE 19807
Re: Firefly

1 Chance for $25, 2 Chances for $35 (each additional sets are $35 each)

This is your opportunity to score the HOTTEST TICKETS IN TOWN.

The deadline to enter is March 30, 2019.

Good Luck!! May the odds be ever in your favor…

YOUR CONTRIBUTION IS TAX DEDUCTIBLE and, like all things related to the PTSO, we support all students teachers throughout the school community. All funds we raise goes back into supporting educational and enrichment programs, clubs, and activities for all.

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Cab Summer Scholarships Now Open!

Applications are due March 15th!

Interested in getting help? Applications are due March 15th.

CCSF Course Form-Worksheet 2019

CCSF Teacher Recommendation Form 2019

CCSF Scholarship Information 2019

CCSF Scholarship Application 2019

Cab Students Win State Honors at BPA Conference!

19 students can attend the national conference in Anaheim, California

On Wednesday, February 27th, the Cab Calloway Middle School BPA Chapter achieved great success at the State Leadership Conference by placing 19 students nationally with 2 team and 2 individual first place winners.

  • Julia C., Harpreet K., Pragya S., Sanjana N. placed 1st in Digital Game Design Team Event
  • Harika C., Sarah K., Ana L., Chandanasri S. placed 1st in Website Design Team Event
  • Marissa J., Emily L., Giada M., Delanie M. placed 2nd in Presentation Management Team Event
  • Emily L. and Sara Z. placed 2nd and 3rd in Graphic Design Promotion
  • Tiffany S. placed 3rd in Entrepreneurship Exploration
  • Meghan V. placed 3rd in Spreadsheet Applications
  • Jeremiah R. placed 1st in Business Math and 2nd in Computer Literacy Concepts
  • Genevieve B. placed 1st in Business Communication Skills
  • Michelle M. and Dhriti T. placed 2nd and 4th in Business Fundamentals

These students now have the opportunity to attend the National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Califonia from April 30th to May 5th.

We are very proud of all students who participated in the conference, please give congratulations to our winners when you see them.

The Cab Calloway BPA Team is coached by Advisor Mr. Sverrir Georgsson.

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