3rd Graders Celebrate Family Traditions

Braeden Dang from Liz Glover’s third grade class at Ocean City Elementary School recently shared his family’s tradition of making soft pretzels on a rainy day. His presentation tied in to his class’ reading theme of "Celebrating Traditions."

WPS has Reader’s Theater with Mr. and Mrs. Claus

Seventh grade students in Geneva Sampson’s class at Worcester Prep treated primary level students in the school to a Readers’ Theater featuring Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus and their elves. Santa, portrayed by Jamie Welch, Ocean Pines, was taken ill and couldn’t deliver all the gifts the elves made. To the rescue came Mrs. Claus, portrayed by Jennifer Karsli, Ocean … Continue reading

SDHS Junior wins Poetry Out Loud Contest

Stephen Decatur High School junior Tracy Morey, above reciting Claude McKay’s poem “Romance”, won first place in the Poetry Out Loud Contest, a national, oral recitation poetry contest sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Poetry Foundation and the State Arts Agencies. Second place winner for SDHS was Katie Atwood who will compete, along with Morey, against Worcester … Continue reading

Worcester Prep Students Go Door to Door to Help the Needy

Worcester Prep sixth grade students Maura Smith, left, and Arella Berger, both of Ocean City, decided they wanted to work hard to collect more food to add to Worcester Prep’s Student Government collection, which went to needy families this holiday season. The girls went door to door in the Oyster Harbor community and collected over three large tubs of assorted … Continue reading

OC Elementary December Students of the Month

Ocean City Elementary School honored the December Students of the Month with a luncheon from Wendy’s, a special cake and a Student of the Month T-shirt. This month’s sponsor was the Ocean City/Berlin Opti-Ms. Pictured, first from left, first grade honorees Miles Thompson, Max Ewancio and Madison Dery (not pictured are Eden Goldfarb and Cali Peters); second row, second grade … Continue reading

Holiday Hospitality Sales and Marketing Partnership Luncheon Held

Sales Director Fred Wise, Executive Director Diakonia Claudia Nagle and Marketing and Advertising Manager of the Ocean City Recreation and Parks Department are pictured at the recent Holiday Hospitality Sales and Marketing Partnership (HSMP) luncheon. HSMP collected, tagged and wrapped gifts for the residents of Diakonia and presented them at last month’s meeting.

Daisy Scout Troop from OC Elementary gets Petal Badges

Daisy scout leaders Grace Mitchell and Julie Vorsteg recent presented members of Daisy Scout troop 1459 from Ocean City Elementary School with their first petal badges for making reindeer holiday cheer bags for patients in the hospital. Troop members pictured are Brittyn Lyra Leonard, Jacelyn Clapsaddle, Allison Marx, Summer Vorsteg, Sarah Engle, Emily Tilghman, Chelsea VanVonna, Mae Purnell, Lydia Woodley, … Continue reading