Pre-kindergarten students Trevor Short and Mia Diehl at Showell Elementary School select age appropriate library books during media class. Students are encouraged to read or have someone read to them for 20 minutes per night to build literacy skills.
Worcester Prep fourth grade students Ethan Gaskill, Grace Nichols, Matthew Wilson, and Reid Odachowski were honored as state finalists in the If I Were Mayor Competition. They are students in Laura Holmes’ and Amanda Lynch’s classes at Worcester Preparatory School. With the students is Celeste Bunting, Head of the Lower School.
Kindergarten students from Ocean City Elementary recently took a trip to Beechnut Farm near Mardela Springs. This was a culminating activity to the reading theme Down on the Farm. Pictured are Samuel Woodley and Milena Olerta petting a 3-day-old calf.
Buckingham Elementary School’s first grade students visited Assateague Island to learn about the wildlife and how to protect Maryland’s beaches. Above are Adon Russo, Judah Morningstar and Jason Ferguson collect shells on the beach. Below, Brett Truitt, London Drummond and Riauna Holland play in the sand.
Stephen Decatur High School students from Kurt Marx’s Investment Club were recently recognized by the Worcester County Board of Education for their 12th place finish in the National ECON Challenge. Pictured, from left, are senior James Pack, sophomore Michael Musiani, and seniors Caroline Howard and Garrett Allbritton. Submitted Photos
The Parke at Ocean Pines Community Association, Inc. has announced its new Board of Directors for 2010-2011. Pictured, from left, are President Jim Angstadt, Secretary Tom Weber, Members At Large Fred Husman and Dominic Tangredi and Vice President Steve Habeger.
Ocean City Mayor Richard Meehan issued a proclamation supporting National Safe Boating Week, May 22-28, to Ocean City Power Squadron (OCPS) Commander Fred Stiehl and Past Commander Tony Curro. The squadron provides public boating courses, free vessel safety checks and other community services.
Atlantic General Hospital and Health System’s Auxiliary was recently honored with a Governor’s Volunteer Service Award. The 328-member body, which donates more than 39,000 hours of service to the hospital each year and has contributed nearly $500,000 to the hospital’s foundation since its inception, was nominated by Delegate Jim Mathias for the annual award. Above,… Read more »
As I sit down to write this report, which will be my first of the 2010 season, I will freely admit that I almost do not know where to begin. It is still only May, and we have been fishing here for just a few short weeks, but the fishing so far has been nothing… Read more »
OCEAN CITY – The effects of short-term market volatility can be frightening, but when it comes to planning for retirement, the real bogeyman is inflation, says Joseph Zidle, Global Wealth Management investment strategist, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research. For the past 25 years, inflation has averaged about 3% annually. While that doesn’t sound very threatening, this steady… Read more »