Third grade students from Showell Elementary School learned about the Pueblo tribe’s culture and made Totem Poles to describe their inner animal spirits. Pictured, back, are Eliza Siegel, Dylan Langworthy and Kaylyn Cobb, and, front, Adam Smith, Lauren Kennard and Joey Carpenter.
Worcester Preparatory School Random Acts of Kindness Club is sending Christmas cards and messages to the wounded soldiers at Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Pictured, front from left, are Jarad Godwin, Mikalah Potvin, Shea Dowling and Amanda Gabriel; second row, John Meakin, Scott Klug, Kathryn O’Malley and Taylor Zarif; and, third row, Dr. Fred… Read more »
First grader Aeriel Zane and teacher Anne Mears are pictured working together on an integrated reading and technology lesson at Buckingham Elementary School.
Showell Elementary third grade students Kylie Whittaker and John Karacoulakis and Master Gardeners Barbara Pardee, Ann Fairfield, Debbie List, Cathy Laws, Robin Wolinski and Jill Hudson have invested 40 hours in the field at Showell Elementary’s children’s garden. The garden provides an outdoor learning environment where students combine nature with science and math to explore… Read more »
Worcester Preparatory School students in grades preschool through fifth selected and wrapped presents for children who would not otherwise receive presents during the holiday season. The program was organized through the Worcester Country Sheriff’s Department. With their gifts for other children are, from left, Braedan Lehman, Bo Bischoff, Abby Reynolds, Lauren Cannatelli and, back, Sydney… Read more »
While engaging in the STEM unit, Magnets, students at Ocean City Elementary in Windy Phillips’ first grade class discovered how iron fillings attract to magnets. STEM is an extensive hands-on learning experience that generates excitement for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Pictured are Emma Carey, Caleb Cody, Dominick Doyle and Maddie Dang.
Stephen Decatur High School faculty members, administrators and students worked throughout the fall raising money for the completion of the new Worcester County Developmental Center. The efforts resulted in a grand total of $11,000 donated to the new facility. On hand for a check presentation were, from left, Special Education Department Chair Amanda Celmer, student James DiBuo,… Read more »
OCEAN CITY – Bedbugs have caused heaps of furniture to be piling up around town, leading Ocean City officials to remind property owners how to properly dispose of the infested pieces.The Public Works Department refuses to further collect the furniture until properly wrapped for disposal.Bedbugs have been showing up in increased numbers in international travel… Read more »
BERLIN – Plans for a new Coastal Hospice in Berlin advanced after the town’s Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) granted a request for conditional use to the facility.The BZA approval comes a few weeks after the Berlin Mayor and Council granted a similar request from the organization.While the facility is only in the planning stages,… Read more »
SNOW HILL – A Pocomoke man, one of three arrested in connection with an armed robbery spree in the south end of Worcester County in June, pleaded guilty last week to one count of conspiracy to commit robbery and was sentenced to 12 years in jail, half of which was suspended.Around 11:35 p.m. on June… Read more »