Cultural Lessons Learned at Showell Elementary

Third grade students at Showell Elementary learned about a new culture after reading a story about adinkra cloths, which are from Ghana and have symbols that represent different words and ideas. The students made adinkra cloths and used symbols that would reflect their own lives. Then they wrote paragraphs to describe their cloths. Displaying their wares… Read more »

BIS Students Speak About Historic Figures

During the week of Nov. 16-20, fifth grade students at Berlin Intermediate School researched and wrote a speech about the life of an important person in history as part of the Reading language Arts autobiography genre study. Pictured are Nicholas Thompson as Brett Favre, Simyeon Mumford as Steve Largent, Brody Shockley as Andrew Jackson, Noah Shockley as… Read more »

Buckingham Elementary Students of the Month

Students were honored at Buckingham Elementary’s Student of the Month Luncheon for demonstrating the trait of responsibility throughout the month. Above, second grade honorees were Billy King, Elaina Parsons, Brian Rodriguez and Jason Jackson. Recognized but not pictured were first graders Evan Truitt, Je’Kai Farmer, Amelia Jacobs, Brayam Ramon and Carson Shanholtz; third graders Alexandra Richwalski,… Read more »

OC Elementary Students of the Month

Ocean City Elementary School honored the November Students of the Month on Tuesday, Nov. 24 with a special luncheon sponsored by the Berlin/Ocean City Optimists. Students received a special T-shirt and had the opportunity to tell why they were chosen for the honor. Pictured, front from left, are first grade winners Morgan Davis, Brandon Hannon,… Read more »

A New-Found Strength In Financials

A New-Found Strength In Financials

OCEAN CITY – As the U.S. continues its slow but steady economic recovery, one sector showing strong improvement is the financial industry. In fact, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research recently recommended that investors overweight financials as one way to invest in the recovery and take advantage of what appears to be a broadly undervalued market. In a… Read more »

OC Elementary 4th Graders Complete Diakonia Service Project

Fourth graders at Ocean City Elementary completed a service learning project for Diakonia, an emergency and transitional housing in Worcester County. Students donated stockings for adults at Diakonia. In the back are Ismael Bonola Navarette, Lizeth Vera Flores, Deja Kellam, Caroline Engle, Michael Mareno and Eric Rimel. Front row are Jessica Blancas Chavez, Karla Maldonado,… Read more »