An Episcopal, co-educational boarding school in Middletown, Delaware for grades 9 – 12

  • Residential & Student Life
  • Rooms, closets and refrigerators may not be locked.
  • Rooms must be kept neat and clean.
  • School athletic equipment and clothing must be kept in the gymnasium.
  • Students may not appear on the corridor unclad.
  • Food needing refrigeration may not be kept in rooms (except for VI Formers). VI Formers may have refrigerators.
  • If for medical reasons a student who is not a senior needs a refrigerator in a room, he/she must obtain permission from his/her Co-Dean of Residential Life.
  • Weight scales are not allowed in rooms.
  • Only approved picture hangers or masking tape may be used on walls. Thumbtacks may be used on tack boards. No tape or stickers of any kind may be placed on doors or other woodwork.
  • Students may not display posters that are pornographic or offensive. Dorm parents have the final say about the appropriateness of such posters.
  • Extension cords must be the heavy-duty, three-prong type similar to those sold in the School Store. It is strictly forbidden to interfere with any electrical fittings or wiring.
  • Students may not bring private TV sets or video game consoles to School. VI Formers in good academic standing may ask the Co-Dean of Residential Life for permission to have video game consoles.
  • Things are not to be draped or hung out of windows; it is forbidden to throw things out of windows or to encourage others to do so. Screens are to be kept closed at all times.
  • No fabrics of any kind may be suspended in the room. The fire hazard they represent is extremely dangerous.
  • Furniture may not be arranged in a manner that would prevent quick exit via the door or that blocks the line of sight to the door.
  • Candles and all other combustibles may not be used in rooms unless authorized in cases of emergency. Incense is not to be burned in any School building.
  • School furniture must not be removed from a room at any time.
  • Students may not replace School furniture with their own.
  • Luggage which cannot be conveniently stored in students’ rooms is to be taken to the Trunk Rooms after unpacking at the beginning of the term.
  • No student may enter another person’s room if the resident is absent unless explicit permission is first obtained from the resident, the Co-Dean of Residential Life, or corridor parent.
  • It is forbidden to tamper with thermostats anywhere in the School.
  • Halogen lamps and incandescent lamps are not allowed for safety and environmental reasons. Students can bring CFLs or LEDs.
  • No pets of any kind are allowed.
     
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