The General Levin Winder Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) annually sponsors an American History essay contest in area schools. Winners were invited to the Chapter’s luncheon meeting on Feb. 19 to read excerpts and receive their awards from American History Committee Chairman Joan Chambers. The winners were all from Worcester Prep. They were Hunter Gentry, fifth grade; Maximillian Taylor, sixth grade; Liam Hammond, seventh grade; and Brenner Maull, eighth grade. Pictured, front from left, are Taylor and Gentry; and, back, Katie (Kit) Matthews, DAR Regent, Maull, Hammond and Joan Chambers, Chairman, American History Committee.
The local Kiwanis Club for elementary school children at Buckingham Elementary School, known as K-Kids, is committed to community service projects. One of the latest was the Valentine Candy-Gram Fundraiser. Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines – Ocean City members donated the Tootsie POPS and helped the K-Kids tie red or pink ribbons onto the Tootsie POPS in preparation for K-Kids … Continue reading
Each year the Worcester Preparatory School Alumni Association, together with the school’s Development Office, hosts a 100-Day Breakfast for seniors. This year’s speaker was Garvey Heiderman, a 2005 WPS graduate and a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. Picutred, front from left, are Sophia Tomaselli, Claire Dorey, Megan Kuczma, Sarah Freund, Lydia Pritchard, Ariella Anthony, Lorenzo De Jesus and Chris … Continue reading
Stephen Decatur High School seniors Samantha Quilter, Layla Fowler and Czarah Domingo served as directors during the recent Spring Activities Fair. The school offers over 30 extracurricular clubs and activities for its students and the fair showcases them.
Fourth through sixth grade students at Seaside Christian Academy were studying Ancient Greece the same time the Winter Olympics were being held. In honor of Greece, where the first Olympics were held, the students held a “Greek Olympics” of their own. Above, history students from Mrs. Neville’s class hold their shields while taking a break from the events.
Ocean City Elementary School’s Media Specialist Debbie Nuttle celebrated National Read Across America Day by sharing a Dr. Seuss story with Grace Mitchell’s morning Pre-Kindergarten class. Read Across America Day is a nationwide reading celebration that takes place annually on March 2, Dr. Seuss’s birthday.
The Worcester Beach Bots FIRST LEGO League Robotics team won first place in the Mechanical Design category at the Maryland State Championship held at UMBC this past Saturday. The team competed against over 360 teams throughout the state of Maryland. Participating students were Owen Dennis, Jerry Qian, Andrew Jenkins, Noelle Dennis and Sydney Kremer. Pictured, from left, are Noelle Dennis, … Continue reading
Tina Adams’ second grade class at Ocean City Elementary are getting creative with body spelling. These kinesthetic learners are spelling the question word “who“. Submitted Photos
Several of Worcester Prep’s Mini-Mallard Cheerleaders enjoyed a practice session for cheering at Mallards’ basketball. The Mini-Mallards learn their cheering skills from WPS varsity cheerleaders. Pictured, from left, are Isabella Metz, Sydney Tingle and Macy Steinwedel.
Worcester Preparatory Upper School students will present the lively musical Grease on Friday, Feb. 28 and Saturday, March 1 at 7 p.m. in the school’s Athletic and Performing Arts Center. Pre-sale tickets are $10; tickets at the door are $12. For tickets and information, call the school at 410-641-3575. Cast members pictured are Mark Gee, Devin Hammond, Jarad Godwin, Cecily … Continue reading