Worcester Prep Music Teacher Chris Buzby was just nominated by progressiverockcentral.com as “one of the best currently active progressive rock keyboardists and composers in today’s music scene” for his musical output with his internationally known band “echolyn.” Online voting for this award is ongoing through October. Pictured with Buzby are, front, Maya Natesan and Mia Carulli; second row, Maria Deckmann, Dylan Meoli, Andrew Stickler, Hailey Merritt, Alannah Curtis, Colin Miller and Matthew Durkin; and third row, Kaitlin Hamer, Hannah Merritt, Dominic Anthony, Anthony Rielly and Caleb Foxwell.
During Fire Safety Week, Ocean City Elementary School was visited by firefighters from the Ocean City Fire Department. Students discussed how to prevent fires from happening at home as well as what they should do if there is a fire at their home. Pictured with firefighter Jordan Braniff are kindergartners Caitlyn Crockett and Cassius Coley.
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 … Continue reading
In Michael Johnson’s third grade class, Chaz O’Hara and Jake Ritz observe and record the characteristics of sneakers during a Showell Elementary science activity.
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.
Stephen Decatur High School junior Zainab Mirza is presented the Worcester County Teen Volunteer of the Year Award by Kelly Brinkley from Worcester County Volunteer Services. Mirza was also issued an honorary citation by Gov. Martin O’Malley.
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.
Third grade students from Showell Elementary School, Finn Ramnarain and Anthony DiPasquale, use their sneakers during Michael Johnson’s science class to study physical characteristics.
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
Worcester Preparatory School kindergarten teacher Cathy Auxer shows her science students ants making tunnels in their gel space habitat. Pictured with her, from left, are Ben Holloway, Alyson Ray, Anna Mumford, Mario Dahr, Logan Frostrom, Jackson Curry-Crayton, Ben Steimel, Gavin Mann and Chloe Antonov. Submitted Photos