• Mrs. Mattei wins Teacher of the Year

    Mrs. Mattei wins Teacher of the Year

    Lizzie deBrabander, Staff Reporter

    May 1, 2017

    Amanda Mattei, health teacher at AI duPont, won Teacher of the Year at the schoolwide level. This isn’t the first time she has been nominated. Mattei explained, “I wanted to have my credentials in order before I accepted the nomination.” Once a teacher wins schoolwide, she moves on to district, then state, and then nationwide. Nominees can only accept a nomination once, so she wanted to make...

    Mrs. Mattei poses for her teacher of the year picture.

    Photo Credit: Elizabeth De Brabander

  • A.I duPont’s three one act plays surprise the audience

    A.I duPont’s three one act plays surprise the audience

    Laurice Cropelin, Staff Reporter

    April 13, 2017

       On Wednesday, March 29, students of our school were finally able to see the three one act plays by A.I.’s drama class and club. With the performance beginning at 7 p.m. students filled the auditorium to see their classmates.   The performance started with the comedy “Citizen’s Arrest” written by Bobby Keniston. We saw senior Cooper Tatman portray the main character Dennis who is b...

    A.I. DuPont High school displayed a trial on stage in the one act play "Citizen's Arrest"

    Photo Credit: Laurice Cropelin

Prom 2017- A Senior’s Review

Prom 2017- A Senior’s Review

Angelica Casey, Editor in Chief

One of the most gratifying moments of prom is seeing how everyone cleans up, but sometimes you just see that some people have really bad taste.

May 3, 2017No Comments

2017 Westminster Attack

2017 Westminster Attack

Jaymere White

A terrorist attack took place in the vicinity of the Palace of Westminster in London, seat of the British Parliament. The attacker, 52-year-old Briton Khalid Masood, drove a car into pedestrians on the pavement along the south side of Westminster Bridge and Bridge Street, injuring more than 50 people, three of them fatally.       After the car crashed into the perimeter fence of the Palace grounds, Masood abandoned it and ran into Ne...

May 3, 2017No Comments

Mrs. Mattei wins Teacher of the Year

Mrs. Mattei wins Teacher of the Year

Lizzie deBrabander, Staff Reporter

Amanda Mattei, health teacher at AI duPont, won Teacher of the Year at the schoolwide level. This isn’t the first time she has been nominated. Mattei explained, “I wanted to have my credentials in order before I accepted the nomination.” Once a teacher wins schoolwide, she moves on to district, then state, and then nationwide. Nominees can only accept a nomination once, so she wanted to make sure she was prepared to make it all the way to nationals. When...

May 1, 2017No Comments

A.I. students participate in cleanup

A.I. students participate in cleanup

Rachel Widom, News Reporter

On March 25, 2017 a group of AIHS students from EAC ( Environmental Action Committee) and AP Environmental Science class took part in the Red Clay Valley Cleanup. The A.I. organizations met at Ashland Nature Center where they were gifted T-shirts and ate some refreshments. The cleanup provided volunteers with donuts and coffee. Furthermore, students had the opportunity to speak to U.S. Senator for Delaware, Tom Carper. Students had a short time...

April 7, 2017No Comments

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AI’s swim team heading for rough waters

Rachael Davis, Arts and Entertainment Editor

AI’s swim team faces a questionable future after coaches Brian and Kathy Drysdale have decided to leave. Both the boys and girls swim team are left wondering what the future will hold, or if there will be a future at al...

May 3, 2017No Comments

Girls’ soccer team finally wins a game

April 25, 2017

Super Bowl LI results in another New England championship

Super Bowl LI results in another New England championship

February 23, 2017

A.I. Indoor Track Continues to ‘Get Dubs’

A.I. Indoor Track Continues to ‘Get Dubs’

February 23, 2017

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The class of 2017 will be missed by staff

Lizzie deBrabander, Staff Reporter

The 2016-17 school year is coming to a close and soon the seniors will be walking out of Alexis I. duPont’s doors for the final time. After spending up to four years at...

May 19, 2017No Comments

  •  Preparing for Prom May 5, 2017
  • Kanye West: Revisited April 7, 2017
  • Moving Into The Holidays April 3, 2017

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Opinion

Tomi Lahren fired from The Blaze

Tomi Lahren fired from The Blaze

Rachael Davis, Arts and Entertainment Editor

Tomi Lahren is a name known to many across the country. She is an incredibly conservative television show host of the show Tomi, aired on The Blaze. She voices her opinio...

May 3, 2017No Comments

Violations of Civil Rights Abroad Overshadowed by Trump chaos in the US

May 3, 2017

Another Fail for Trump Administration?

May 3, 2017

2017 Westminster Attack

2017 Westminster Attack

May 3, 2017

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A.I. Talent Show makes waves

Simone A. Scott, Features Editor

A.I. High just recently had its 2nd Annual Talent Show on Friday, January 20th. The show started at 6:30pm and a lot of students showed up to support the acts. The show was...

May 3, 2017No Comments

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

May 3, 2017

“13 Reasons Why” pleases readers and viewers

May 3, 2017

’13 Reasons Why’ brings tears to viewers and satisfies readers

’13 Reasons Why’ brings tears to viewers and satisfies readers

April 27, 2017

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  • March Roving Reporter

    Fleeing persecution for their religion and from starvation, over 3 million Irish individuals passed through Ellis Island in the late 1800s. Ever since...

  • February Roving Reporter

    Question: Did you know there’s an online version of the school newspaper? If yes, how did you know?   Elvia Bernabe (11): No. Raycheal...

  • 2017 Expectations and Goals

    Ki’Shid Hayman, Grade 11: Goal:  “To be happy this year and have all good things happen to me and my friends and family.” Expectation: ...

  • What are members of the A.I. DuPont High School community doing over Winter Break?

    Jessica Bedolla, 12 “I am trying to go to Tennessee and spend my holidays with the family.” Mallorie Gunter, 12 “I plan to sleep.” ...

  • Roving Reporter November Issue

    Considering that Delaware doesn't have a football  team, and the NFL Super Bowl is nearing, the AI Tiger Pause team was interested in knowing who do...

  • How would you describe your summer?

    Tolani Dada, 10th- “Relaxing is the word I would use to describe my summer. I got to spend my summer with my uncle in California, and I had an amazi...

  • Senior College/Plans

    Last Name First Name College/Plans Agwu Noah University of Maryland Eastern Shore Amalfitano Nikki West Virginia Univers...

  • Students’ plans for this summer

    Shishonah Posey, junior- “I just want to have fun this summer and hang with the crew.” Zion Harris, junior- “I want to get a job and buy weav...

  • Roving reporter: Senior Issue

    Question: what senior do you look up to and why? Freshmen: Jayla Purnell: "I look  up to Noah Agwu. He's hard-working, dedicated, and always mo...

  • The Top Five Movies for Valentine’s Day

    Hey there, everybody! I know it's been forever since we had a post up, but I hope this will be worth the wait. My trusty assistant, Marissa, and I, we...

  • Roving Reporter January 2016

    With the New Year beginning, people seem to have faith that this year will be different. This month's Roving Reporter wanted to know some of the chang...

  • Roving Reporter January 2016

    Once again, this reporter is roving around the school, looking for answers to the most serious questions around. And this one! This month, I asked: ...

  • Roving Reporter December 2015 Part 2

    With the new Star Wars movie coming up this December 18th, I was curious on who people were most excited to see in the movie or sad to miss from the p...

  • Roving Reporter December 2015

    If you had to kiss anyone under the mistletoe who would it be? Seniors: Olivia Eastburn: "Zac Efron." Kelsey Dennison: “Adam Levine.” T...

  • Roving Reporter November 2015

    If you could have dinner with any three people, dead or alive, real or fictional, who would they be?   Luke Wagner: Bill Murray, Jim Carrey...

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