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News and Announcements

National Breakfast Week Winner

Congratulations to 10th Grade Cadet, Keith Griffin, for winning the Academy, National Breakfast Week Contest. During the week of March 5th 2018, students across the nation were educated on the importance of having a healthy breakfast every morning to start their day. Academy cadets, including Keith, were encouraged to begin their day by eating a healthy breakfast at school. Keith was eligible for the contest by eating breakfast every morning. Keith won a set of Beat Headphones. The Academy encourages all students to eat a healthy breakfast to start their day.
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DAPSS Staff and Cadet Honored at Annual Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survivor Reunion

The Academy would like to recognize and commend Public Safety 4 Instructor Bomani Crumpton, Public Safety 3 Instructor Dawn Duckett and 12th Grade Cadet Brian Pollack for being honored by the New Castle County Department of Public Safety, Emergency Medical Services Division on Tuesday, February 27th 2018 at the 6th Annual Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survivor Reunion. Mr. Crumpton, Ms. Duckett and Cadet Pollack were all recognized for their efforts during cardiac incidents that occurred throughout the county this past year. Mr. Crumpton who works for Saint Francis Hospital Emergency Medical Services, Ms. Duckett who works for the Claymont Fire Company and Cadet Pollack who volunteers with the Millcreek Fire Company all played significant roles for their respective agencies during those cardiac events and were honored for saving the lives of civilian victims during those incidents. The Academy is extremely proud of Mr. Crumpton, Ms. Duckett and Cadet Pollack and we applaud them for their efforts, their public service and their spirit of volunteerism.
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In Honor of Mr. Giansanti

The Academy would like to recognize and thank 10th Grade Cadet, Alex Colon, as he created this tribute in honor and memory of Staff Member Mark Giansanti, who recently passed away after a brief illness. Alex’s incredible art work can be seen along with the inscription “We understand death for the first time when he puts his hand upon one whom we love.” Everyone at the Academy is mourning the loss of Mr. Giansanti, but Alex’s creativity and artistry is making this time easier for all of us.
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Prom Information

On Thursday, April 26th 2018 the Academy will be hosting our annual Junior/Senior Prom at the Waterfall located at 3416 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont DE 19703. For those students attending, The Great Gatsby themed prom begins at 6:00 PM and concludes at 11:00 PM. Between 5:00 PM and 6:00 PM The Academy will be hosting the Student Promenade at the Waterfall. This is an opportunity for parents, family and friends to see their students prior to the Prom and allows for personal photographs at the venue. We remind all of our students attending the prom that this is an alcohol, drug and tobacco free event. Please enjoy yourself and make responsible decisions!
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Congrats to DAPSS Graduate

The Delaware Academy of Public Safety and Security would like to congratulate Class of 2016 graduate, Jennifer L. York, for her successful completion of the Army National Guard Basic Training in Fort Jackson, South Carolina and her Advanced Individual Training at Fort Lee, Virginia. Private York is now stationed at the Dover Air Force Base located in Dover, Delaware. PVT. York is currently working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. The Academy is extremely proud of PVT. York’s accomplishments and would like to recognize and thank her for her service to our state and country.
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Open House and School Tour Events

Would you like to learn about our partnership with ASPIRA Academy and Colonial School District? Join us for an Open House at ASPIRA Academy and a school tour at DAPSS. Please see flyer for more details.
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Cadet Family Dinner - April 16th at 6:30p.m.

DAPSS Families: Please join us for a complimentary dinner where you'll have an opportunity to learn about our new and exciting partnerships with ASPIRA Academy and Colonial School District as well as our transformation progress. Please RSVP by Sunday, April 15th. Click on the headline to be directed to the flyer for more details.
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