Dress For Success At SDHS

Students at Stephen Decatur High School dressed for success on Jan. 6 to demonstrate the four principles of the Decatur Way – pride, respect, responsibility and achievement. Pictured, from left, are junior Dan Cericola, senior Garrett Neville, sophomore Yasemin Unal, sophomore Annie Brown, sophomore Alexis Martinek, senior Shazza Lovell and junior Nathanial Sullivan. 

WPS Chorus Performs

Worcester Prep freshmen Meredith Soule´, Sara Freund, Lydia Pritchard, Ariella Anthony and Claire Dorey get ready for a holiday choral performance. The girls are part of music teacher Dan Freed’s Upper School Chorus.

First Time Delay In 41 Years

For the first time in 41 years, Worcester Preparatory School’s Christmas Candlelight Service had to be rescheduled because of snow. The service was held on Jan. 3. Lower School Music teacher Alana Parker directed the program, which included a traditional Nativity Scene and music from many faiths. Above, the nativity is pictured featuring, front, Tucker… Read more »

“Convection Cottage” At SDHS

Stephen Decatur High School senior Caitlin Bartlett puts the finishing touches on her “confection cottage” in art teacher Christy Powell’s Photo & Design II class just before the holiday break. Prior to the activity, students were required to draft construction plans and then follow the plans throughout the building process. Students then used a variety of sweet… Read more »

OP Penguins Team Takes Plunge

The Ocean Pines Penguin Team, consisting of 21 individuals from The Parke community, took the icy plunge at Atlantic General Hospital’s 17th Annual Penguin Swim.  The team raised $6,266, earning second place in the team category. Team members included OPA Board Members Dave Stevens, Ray Unger and Tom Terry and Parke Board members Jim Angstadt… Read more »

Choptank Supports Seahawk Stadium

Lou Taylor, Principal of Stephen Decatur High School, left, presents a plaque to Joe Sise, Senior Regional Member Service Manager for Choptank Electric, in appreciation for the utility’s donation of labor for electrical needs in the building of the athletic field house at Decatur’s Seahawk Stadium.  The field house is now under construction and is… Read more »

Quilter’s Support Diakonia

Quilters-By-The-Sea support Diakonia’s daily operations through generous donations of money, quilts, toys for the children at Diakonia and food to help restock the food pantry. Members of Quilters-By-The-Sea have recently formed a partnership to help those in need in the community. All food collected will benefit the people who live at Diakonia. Pictured, from left,… Read more »

Penguin Swim Receives Local Donation

Michael Franklin, President and CEO of Atlantic General Hospital (AGH), and Patricia Ilczuk-Lavanceau, chair of the AGH Penguin Swim, accept a $1,500 donation from Park Place Jewelers toward the 2011 AGH Penguin Swim. Pictured, from left, are Franklin; Jill Ferrante, owner of Park Place Jewelers; Ilczuk-Lavanceau; and Todd Ferrante owner of Park Place Jewelers. Submitted… Read more »

Things I Like

Playoff footballMy collection of Tervis TumblersA ‘pay it forward’ actMy son’s red hair and blue eyesPleasant surprisesA Dyson vacuumGrilling out in the winterSitting after standing a long timeFeel of a sweatshirtArizona green teaShoes with no laces