Stephen Decatur High School economics teacher Kurt Marx stands with third place finishers in the state in the Maryland Council on Economic Education Econ Challenge, an opportunity for students to demonstrate their knowledge of economic literacy by competing with other students across the state. Pictured, back from left, are Marx and Zohar Omer, and, front,… Read more »
The Wicomico County Robotics FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Team excelled in district competition on April 9 and earned a position in the FRC World Championship in St. Louis later this month. The high school students built a robot from scratch in six weeks. The robot was developed to conquer ramparts, sally ports, rock walls, a… Read more »
Nearly 100 juniors and seniors were inducted into the Stephen Decatur High School chapter of the National Honor Society during a special evening ceremony on April 6. Students gained admission by demonstrating excellence in the four principles of the organization — character, scholarship, leadership, and service. Above, Outgoing Stephen Decatur High School National Honor Society President… Read more »
The Stephen Decatur High School group Kids Against Animal Abuse and Testing (KAAAT) sponsored a school-wide pet drive, which brought in nearly 1,500 pounds of pet food. The group donated the supplies to the Worcester County Humane Society and Kenille’s Kupboard. The KAAAT club is part of the SDHS After School Academy. Above, KAAAT advisor… Read more »
The University of Maryland Extension Worcester County 4-H Youth Development Program held its annual Public Speaking contest on March 18 with members from five community clubs competing. Eleven youth, ranging in age from 7-15 years old, competed in four categories; Prepared Speech, Interpretation, Radio Spot and Extemporaneous. Eight-year-old Keira Lucas scored 96 points with her… Read more »
Premier Driving School recognized its February Athletes of the Month, Stephen Decatur High School senior Torrey Brittingham and junior Rachel Florek. Both Brittingham and Florek were standouts in basketball. While Brittingham led his team to the 3A Maryland state finals, Florek recorded 75 points, 52 rebounds and 20 steals on the year.