In the Annual Hoop Shoot, sponsored by the Elks Lodge and Knights of Columbus, six Worcester Prep students came out on top in the Girls’ Divisions. Two of the students — Fiona Pando and Sumira Sehgal — were selected to go on in State of Maryland competitions. Pictured, from left, are physical education teacher Carol Hartnett, who coached the girls before the event; and winners Lily Baeurle, Knights of Columbus 10-year-old division; Sehgal, Elks 10-11 year-old division; Pando, Knights of Columbus 12-year-old division; Ava Gerachis, 12-13-year-old division; Natalie Foxwell, Knights of Columbus 11-year-old division; and Linley Hall, Elks 8-9 year-old division. Submitted Photos
Students in Julie Bobik’s class dressed up as if they were 100 years old for the 100th day of school celebration at Showell Elementary. Ronen Poddar, Charlotte Wilt and Ben Glardon are practicing counting to 100 in order to make a fruit loop necklace.
Mason Hetherington in Robyn Diesel’s kindergarten class at Ocean City Elementary School stands by some of the police patches he collected for his 100th Day of School project. He collected 897 patches from police departments all over the country.
Evan Todd, a student in Monica Piern’s second grade class at Ocean City Elementary School stands proudly as he displays his recently published “snail photograph.” Todd submitted his photograph to the “National Geographic for Kids Magazine” and it was selected and published in the February issue.
Local students Maddie Shelton, Abby Yeager, Charlotte Vit, Georgia Oglesby and Mali Murphy from Girl Scout Troop 835 are pictured selling cookies at the Seaside Boat Show.
Worcester Preparatory School winners in the 2014-2015 Young Authors Competition were Grace Baeurle, fifth grade; Sumira Sehgal, fifth grade; Meeta Agarwal, fourth grade; and Annika Larsen, seventh grade.
The Stephen Decatur High School duo of junior Olivia Kurtz and sophomore Cody Maykrantz rendered an emotional performance during annual talent night on Feb. 11. Submitted Photos
When Stephen Decatur High School senior Jennah Lupiwok chose the Aeropostale Teens for Jeans campaign as a Key Club service project, she had no idea that the school would respond so overwhelmingly. She collected over 700 pairs of jeans for the campaign, more than doubling her goal. The two-time service award recipient is no stranger to volunteerism as she participates … Continue reading
Anna Dolle Bushnell, a 1996 graduate of Worcester Preparatory School, was the featured speaker at the Class of 2015 100-Day Brunch, hosted each year by the Worcester Preparatory School Alumni Association. Bushnell spoke to the students about her 13 years at Worcester followed by her studies at American University. Pictured, with Bushnell are from left, are Carolyn Dorey, Shea Dowling, … Continue reading
Department of Natural Resources Officer Vinny Artrip talked to Andrea Matrona’s kindergarten class at Showell Elementary about being a community helper. Students recently studied bears, hibernation and habitats. Pictured with Artrip and Matrona are students Grant Stephan, Dylan Martinenza, Julia Park and Ava Gunn.