Some members of the Worcester Prep (WPS) Lower and Middle School Chess Club, run by Head of Lower School Celeste Bunting, traveled to Salisbury this month for the Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism Annual Youth Chess Tournament. Third grader, Ansh Batra won first place in his ages 8-9 division. Ten students from WPS competed,… Read more »
In January, Ocean City Elementary School students in grades 1-4 participated in its annual Jump Rope for Heart Event, raising over $2,400 for the American Heart Association. The 225 jump participants collected the donations and showed their caring hearts and outstanding sportsmanship by helping others. Pictured with Ocean City Elementary physical education teacher Mark Engle are… Read more »
The Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City sponsors a Kiwanis Leadership Program for students at Buckingham Elementary School so the young children can learn about volunteering and service to others. Pictured, from left, are retired faculty member Debi Wooten; Kiwanis Club Reverend David Herr; K-Kids President Sydnie Harrington; Vice President Olivia Brink; Secretary Josephine Palmer;… Read more »
B.B. Bombers opened in 1980 and quickly became one of Ocean City’s most popular surf shops. Boards, T-shirts, wetsuits and clothing, such as shorts and swimsuits, were sold at the small store on 8th Street. B.B. Bombers (a “bomb” is surfing slang for a big wave) is best remembered for the surf camps it sponsored… Read more »
Kids can be so emotional at times while seemingly emotion-less in other instances. A few years ago when we had to put one of our dogs down, Pam and I fretted over how we were going to tell the kids. We worried how they would take their first true encounter with loss in their young… Read more »
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Stephen Decatur Middle School students Destiny Carson and Logan Patrick work on their Health and Nutrition project, part of the Integrated Health Literacy Program. The program is a partnership of Worcester County Public Schools, Atlantic General Hospital and University of Maryland Herschel S. Horowitz Center for Health Literacy.
Stephen Decatur High School ninth grader Chris Kaufman placed first in the fall session of the Maryland Council on Economic Education’s Stock Market Challenge while participating in the After School Academy Investment Club. Kaufman earned just over a 10% return on a virtual $100,000 investment. Kaufman is pictured with Investment Club advisor and economics teacher… Read more »
Buckingham Elementary students in Mrs. Moniodis’s second-grade class collected socks for the homeless. Children donated 66 pairs of new socks to those in need this winter. Pictured, from left, are Jackson Castellanos-Nieves, Eric Mitchell, Mason Kohler, Macey Humphress, Ave McGlothin, Ellie Newberger and Kruti Patel.