Stephen Decatur High School Future Educators of America members Kiley Cooke, Katie VanBruggen, and Taylor Black served as greeters during American Education Week, Nov. 18-22. In addition to opening its classrooms and hallways to over 100 parents and community members throughout the week, SDHS hosted several events including the annual school competition of Poetry Out Loud and the annual food drive.
The Stephen Decatur High School After School Academy Spanish Club created and painted authentic piñatas made from balloons and paper mache. The club will be donating the pinatas to Friends Forever Learning Center to spread cultural awareness. Above, senior Sommer de Sampaio Ferraz paints an authentic piñata made from balloons and paper mache.
Ocean City Elementary School recently held Red Ribbon Week activities. One activity the student body participated in was the “OCES Jump Wave”. During the Jump Wave, all students did one minute of continuous jumping jacks simultaneously followed by a heart-rate check. Students have been learning how to monitor their heart-rate during exercise while in physical education classes. Submitted Photos
Students from Wicomico County recently inducted into the Alpha Nu Omicron chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Wor-Wic Community College are, above front row, from left, Nancy Faye Talbott of Delmar, Sarah Elizabeth Jackson of Hebron, Nathaniel A. Valdes of Pittsville, and Brooks Thomas Bowden and Stephanie Mae McMahon of Sharptown; and, back, Stephanie … Continue reading
Several Stephen Decatur High School classes and clubs joined forces to support the troops with monetary donations nearing $500 and other donations that included clothing, food and toiletries. Students also made appreciation cards with inspirational messages. The campaign, led by junior Katie Bear, culminated with a presentation to the American Legion Synepuxent Post 166 on Veterans Day. Above, American Legion Rider … Continue reading
Stephen Decatur High School senior Brooke Elliot, right, was named the winner of the Poetry Out Loud competition held during American Education Week beating out 13 others with her theatrical poetry recitations. Elliot now advances to compete at the county level. Senior Sarah Hill (center) placed second and senior James Kvarda placed third.
The middle school grades at Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School are involved in the VEX robotics program, intended to introduce them to the world of robotics. This new initiative gets students involved in the collaborative building and programming of a robot that is manipulated to complete a task and eventually even participate in a classroom competition. Students pictured, from left, … Continue reading
First- and second-grade students at Snow Hill Elementary School were treated to a free book fair in October. Craig Birckhead-Morton organized the event and collected many books he had outgrown and donated them to the school. Above, Assistant Principal David Gell greets the generous student at the school entrance to help him with his donation of books.
As part of the seventh grade Cobra team’s Service Learning Project at Stephen Decatur Middle School, native tree species now threatened along our eastern seaboard are being reintroduced into Worcester County. The students are planting and growing their personal White Cedar trees on the school grounds. Pictured are Chyna Riley, Asley Barton, Lauren Barrett, Remy Anderson, Gabrielle Griffith, Marley Auker, … Continue reading
Fourth graders at Berlin Intermediate School (pictured) have been actively involved throughout the summer and through the After School Academy with Assateague Island National Seashore. Fourth graders donated their pennies in a penny drive in order to foster an Assateague pony named Rosie, a 19-year-old mare. Students will continue to collect pennies throughout the year in order to help take care of … Continue reading