Students in Jennifer Fohner’s pre-kindergarten class at Ocean City Elementary School are working on retelling stories. Students used flannel boards, props and masks to help retell the stories, The Three Little Pigs, The Three Billy Goats Gruff and Goldilocks and the Three Bears.
Aug. 3, 1986 was one of the most tragic days in Ocean City’s history.During a violent afternoon thunderstorm, a lightning bolt struck the beach at 2nd Street leaving three dead and two injured, one of them critically (he would die the next day at Peninsula Regional Medical in Salisbury).The deceased were all from Washington, DC… Read more »
Berlin Intermediate School recently held a School Spirit Day for Diabetes Awareness in November. The students and staff wore the color blue to support four BIS Strong-Type 1 Diabetes Girls. Pictured, from left, are Principal Ryan Cowder, Kazia Milewski, Bailey Griffin, Aiya Hessain, BIS School Counselor Michelle Bankert, BIS Nurses Patty Spangler and Amanda Bradford.
It was a week of musical performances for our kids.They were two different experiences but each a lot of fun and sources of pride for us.Our kids’ personalities are about as difficult as they come. Beckett is extroverted, talkative and lively. On the other hand, Carson is introverted, subdued and quiet.Consequently, the prospect of musical… Read more »
Worcester Preparatory School junior Abigail (Abi) Plylar was named one of the 2018 Youth Philanthropist of the Year by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Maryland Chapter (AFP). A standout WPS varsity tennis player, she started an annual fundraiser “Love for Lungs” at the age of 13, in honor of her grandfather who passed away from… Read more »
Ocean City has had its share of colorful characters over the years. The blind musicians Tex, with his 10-gallon hat, and Shorty, with his banjo and dog Mandy; “Pop” Wendling with over 200 Popeye tattoos and his novelty joke shop; and the late Boardwalk Elvis (who passed away this year) were just a few of… Read more »
Silly Christmas sweatersChicken chiliPip The Beach Cat’s photosNo-jacket days in DecemberGeorge H.W. Bush tributes this weekRoom service breakfastLong friendshipsCollege football upsetsSmell of steamed crabs in the houseCatching a sunrise and sunset on the same dayOld appliances that still work well
Worcester Prep senior and class president Maria Deckmann shared details of her fascinating hobby as a beekeeper with Julie Lyons’ third grade science class on Nov. 15. After entertaining the class with incredible videos and photos of her work with bees, she suited up in her vented beekeeping suit to pass around intriguing beekeeper items including… Read more »