Worcester Preparatory School fourth grade student Abbey Miller is congratulated by Neetu Dhawan-Gray, Assistant Director for the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY), for her exceptional performance on a rigorous, above-grade-level test given to academically talented second through eighth grade students. She received a High Honors Pin for her excellent scores in the 2013-2014 school year testing.
Salisbury University’s chapter of the Alpha Phi Omega (APO) service fraternity recently donated $1,100 to Operation We Care to help offset the cost of postage for the organization’s overseas military care packages. Pictured, from left, are Operation We Care representative Diana Merritt, APO members Jose Nina, Amy Sullivan and Andrew Kratzmeier, and Operation We Care coordinator Jeff Merritt.
The Friends members of the Worcester County Commission for Women distributed summer reading materials and colorful book bags this month to first, second and third grade students at Seaside Christian Academy. The Commission’s McGuffey Bookworm Club encourages students to read throughout the summer months. On June 2, approximately 1,600 students at six elementary schools will be presented their books and … Continue reading
Kindergarten students from Ocean City Elementary enjoyed learning about wildlife on Assateague Island through puppets and real critters during the Assateague National Park Kinder Critter Show. Naturalist Micaela Hester is pictured with Chris Lieb’s students, Bo Gehrig, Ethan Meyer, Carlin Makibbin and Nadeen Hassanein.
In a coordinated effort between Stephen Decatur High School Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) members and local fire and police departments, funeral homes, and the Maryland State Police, SDHS juniors and seniors witnessed a mock accident drill as part of some of the pre-Prom activities encouraging safety earlier this month. Above, SADD member Carly Berterman undergoes a mock Breathalyzer drill.
On College T-Shirt Day at Worcester Prep, Dr. Merle Marsh, left, Director of Special Projects, and French Instructor Debbie Speier congratulate Jamie Welch, Ocean Pines, on his admission to Gettysburg College. Marsh and Speier are alumni of Gettysburg.
The Maryland Society for Educational Technology (MSET) selected Stephen Decatur Middle School student America Juarez-Martinez the winner of their Multimedia contest for 6-8th grades. She created a movie about Autism focusing on her Autistic brother to show various behaviors, coping mechanisms, emotions and hopes. She is shown with MSET Contest Coordinator Ben Hurley receiving her award and a Kindle Fire … Continue reading
Six Salisbury University students recently attended the inaugural Scientista Symposium at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston. Designed to enhance the education of women studying science, the symposium was titled “Scientistas Speak Out: The Importance of Communication in Science.” Pictured, from left, are Louise Coltharp, Sarah Confrancisco, Rachel Flanagan, Veronica Martinez-Vargas, Katherine Murphy and May Palace.
In honor of Salisbury Horizons student Kilee Taylor and her teammates, Executive Director Dr. Harlan Eagle on behalf of the Horizons Board presented a check for $525 to the Flying Mustache Ponies Destination Imagination team. The team recently qualified for the Destination Imagination Global Finals in Knoxville, Tenn. Pictured with Eagle, from left, are team members David Choi, Sara Sadjadi, Osman Yaya, … Continue reading
Stephen Decatur High School celebrated students’ academic achievement at the annual awards banquet at the Ocean City Convention Center on Tuesday, May 13. Above, Senator Jim Mathias is pictured award winners Alea Aul and Caroline Hammond. Both students are sophomores.