Braeden Dang from Liz Glover’s third grade class at Ocean City Elementary School recently shared his family’s tradition of making soft pretzels on a rainy day. His presentation tied in to his class’ reading theme of "Celebrating Traditions."
Tiny Worcester Prep angels get ready for their part in the school’s annual Christmas Candlelight Service. All students in the lower school, grades preschool through five, participated in the program, which was directed by Lower School Music Teacher Alana Parker. The program featured all 36 first graders as angels.
Seventh grade students in Geneva Sampson’s class at Worcester Prep treated primary level students in the school to a Readers’ Theater featuring Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus and their elves. Santa, portrayed by Jamie Welch, Ocean Pines, was taken ill and couldn’t deliver all the gifts the elves made. To the rescue came Mrs. Claus,… Read more »
Stephen Decatur High School junior Tracy Morey, above reciting Claude McKay’s poem “Romance”, won first place in the Poetry Out Loud Contest, a national, oral recitation poetry contest sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Poetry Foundation and the State Arts Agencies. Second place winner for SDHS was Katie Atwood who will compete,… Read more »
Worcester Prep sixth grade students Maura Smith, left, and Arella Berger, both of Ocean City, decided they wanted to work hard to collect more food to add to Worcester Prep’s Student Government collection, which went to needy families this holiday season. The girls went door to door in the Oyster Harbor community and collected over… Read more »
Ocean City Elementary School honored the December Students of the Month with a luncheon from Wendy’s, a special cake and a Student of the Month T-shirt. This month’s sponsor was the Ocean City/Berlin Opti-Ms. Pictured, first from left, first grade honorees Miles Thompson, Max Ewancio and Madison Dery (not pictured are Eden Goldfarb and Cali… Read more »
Sales Director Fred Wise, Executive Director Diakonia Claudia Nagle and Marketing and Advertising Manager of the Ocean City Recreation and Parks Department are pictured at the recent Holiday Hospitality Sales and Marketing Partnership (HSMP) luncheon. HSMP collected, tagged and wrapped gifts for the residents of Diakonia and presented them at last month’s meeting.
Daisy scout leaders Grace Mitchell and Julie Vorsteg recent presented members of Daisy Scout troop 1459 from Ocean City Elementary School with their first petal badges for making reindeer holiday cheer bags for patients in the hospital. Troop members pictured are Brittyn Lyra Leonard, Jacelyn Clapsaddle, Allison Marx, Summer Vorsteg, Sarah Engle, Emily Tilghman, Chelsea… Read more »
Worcester Preparatory School faculty representative Tom Westcott, left, recently presented a check for the Bless Our Children Campaign to Steve Hammond of WBOC-TV. The money was raised through donations from faculty, student organizations, and students at the Berlin school.
Arby’s of Salisbury recently donated $1,000 to the Atlantic General Hospital Foundation as an Iceberg Sponsor of the 2009 Penguin Swim. Pictured, from left, are Todd Hershey, president of Arby’s of Salisbury and chairman of the Atlantic General Hospital Foundation and Michael Franklin, president and CEO of Atlantic General Hospital.