Worcester Prep School Grades One Through Six Compete In Summer Reading Competition

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Each summer students in Grades One through Six at Worcester Preparatory School are invited to compete in a Summer Reading Competition. Top readers for overall books were Myra Cropper with 504 books; Isabella Metz, 170 books; and Olivia Conaway, 105 books. Reading the most pages were Myra Cropper with 80,335; Parker Tingle, 13,474; and Aleezah Ehtasham, 8,928. School wide and grade level reading winners were, first from left, Isabella Metz, Olivia Conaway, Maxine Ruggerio, Angeline Todorov and Sydney Todorov; second row, Parker Tingle, Colin Savage, Ava Vane, Natalie Chadwell, Caitlyn Hoen, Aleezah Ehtasham, Kate Conaway, Jude Damouni and Michael Hebert; and, back, Hannah Perdue, Arnav Sehgal, Anna Dashiell, Puja Jani, Tenley Pelot, Hugh Thomas Cropper, Myra Cropper, Sydney Tingle, Cole Lamson-Reich and Sumira Sehgal.

Worcester Prep’s Aelya Ehtashamhas Named A Commended Student In National Merit Scholarship Program

Worcester Preparatory School Headmaster Dr. Barry Tull ha announced that Aelya Ehtashamhas been named a Commended Student in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Commended Students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the competition by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

Fourth Grade Students At OC Elementary Are Thrilled To Begin Writer’s Workshop

Students from Julie Justice’s fourth grade class at Ocean City Elementary have been thrilled to begin a new Writer’s Workshop program this school year. Above, Brant Skipper, Leah Rohlfing, Layla Powell and Nicholas Purnell work in a small group to assist one another as they develop characters for an upcoming realistic fiction story they will be writing.

Sixty-five SD High School Students Recognized At 12th Annual Presidential Service Award Ceremony

Sixty-five Stephen Decatur High School students were recognized at the 12th Annual Presidential Service Award ceremony on Oct. 2. The recipients logged over 15,000 hours of community service.  Gold honorees (250-plus hours of service) pictured include, back, Jerred Johnson, Emily Scheiber, Emily Case, Dalton Warren, Brody Shockley, Anna Cropper, Allison Shumate and Alexander Lasley; middle, Paige Hastings, Owen Dennis, Matthew … Continue reading

SD High School Honors First Fall Season “VIPs Of The Game”

Stephen Decatur High School honored its first fall season “VIPs of the Game” between quarters of the Sept. 19 football game. Honored were seniors Ally Beck and Jake Gaddis. Both were recognized for their outstanding contributions to the school and community and for exemplifying the principles of “The Decatur Way.” They are pictured with teacher Amy Fenzel-Mergott and Principal Tom … Continue reading