Stephen Decatur High Holds Freshmen Orientation

Stephen Decatur High School National Honor Society students Kaylen Johnson, middle, and Claire Edmunds, right, help incoming freshman Cade Solito navigate the hallways during the annual Freshman Seahawk Day on Thursday, Aug. 28. Approximately 300 incoming freshmen attended the orientation, which allows new students to become acclimated to the school.

Most Bless Sacrament Students Participate In Math Olympiad Contest

Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School students from the 5th through 8th grades participated in the Math Olympiad contest. Math Olympiad Patches were awarded to Ariana Holland-Seda, Morgan Carlson, Tommy Kangas, Marissa Alvarez, Caela Berrie, Morgan Cullen, Mikayla Denault, Sarah Engle, Caroline Gardner, Kiley Hamby, Natalie Holland-Seda, Cooper Houck, Kevin Ilardi, Gavin McVicker, Abigail Neely, Gabriella Pardo, Angeliki Rigakos, Karsten St. … Continue reading

SD High School Senior, Valarie Petsche, Worcester County Garden Club Scholarship Winner

Worcester County Garden Club Scholarship Committee Members celebrated at Denovo’s Restaurant with Stephen Decatur High School scholarship winner Valarie Petsche, who will be attending the University of South Carolina studying Marine Biology.  Pictured, from left, are Joanne Kirby, Alice Tweedy, Petsche, Carol Morrison and Marion Novack.

OC Elks Lodge #2645 Presents Annual Scholarships

Ocean City Elks Lodge #2645 recently presented its annual scholarships to graduating seniors. Pictured, from left, are Scholarship Chair David Poore, Claire Dorey ($1,000), Alissa Talbert ($1,000), John Brittingham III ($1,000), Robert Rogers  IV ($3,000), Gabrielle Ortega ($6,000), Bradley Miller ($6,000) and Exalted Ruler James Harbour. Not pictured was Kevin O’Connor, who received a $4,000 Legacy Award.

Ravens Roost #44 Awards Nine Graduating Seniors With Scholarships

At the June meeting of Ravens Roost #44, Ocean City, President Tom Maly presented $15,200 in scholarship awards to nine graduating seniors. Pictured, from left, are  Carly Berterman $500, Decatur; Daniel Beck, $2,200, Decatur; Erin Florek, $2,200, Decatur; Karlie Smith, $2,200, Indian River; Samuel Izzo, $2,200, Indian River; Hannah Esham, $2,200, Worcester Prep; Derek McGee, $500, Sussex Tech.  Not pictured … Continue reading

Nineteen Eighth Graders At SD Middle School Receive Awards For Straight A’s

Nineteen eighth graders at Stephen Decatur Middle School recently received awards for straight A’s for the two years they attended SDMS. Pictured, back row from left, are Maggie Bunting, Trent Chetlet, Shane Cioccio, Ryan Danaher, Zachary Davis, Jamie Ditzel, Rachel Gillin, Justine Graham, Shea Griffin and Emily Hurley; and, front, Maya Knepp, Michael Mareno, Stephanie Marx, Laila Mirza, Rachel Prengaman, Eli … Continue reading

Students From SD Middle School Part Of Advisory Group Working With Worcester County Library

Students from Stephen Decatur Middle School are part of an advisory group working with Worcester County Library to plan programs that encourage young students to patronize the library and to encourage them to read.  Recently, the middle school students visited Ocean City Elementary School. Pictured, back from left, are Ismael Bonola, Merissa Wheaton, Dana Kim, Neah Purnell, Emily Malinowski, David … Continue reading

SD High School Foreign Language Students Explore France And Spain

Stephen Decatur High School foreign language students explored France and Spain during a nine-day cultural tour in May. During their experience, they toured numerous landmarks in Barcelona and Paris, including the Palace of Versailles where they are shown. Pictured, back row from left, Lacey Sterner, Zach Eslin, Chase Eslin, Barbara Reyes, Barrett Moncure, Alex Terlizzi, Emily Kate Kolarik, Max Pyles … Continue reading