Worcester County Mock Trial

Worcester County Mock Trial teams celebrated Law Day by participating in a county-wide competition on April 24 at the Worcester County Court House in Snow Hill. Students assumed the roles of attorneys and witnesses in a mock trial. Local attorneys judged the students’ performance. Elyssia Cardenas, left, of Stephen Decatur High School, was selected as… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Working the ‘Springfest Buffet’That The Hobbit is back openTaking my dogs to a bank drive-thruA seal perched on a dockThe Wii bowling gameThe smell and look of Lilac treesA house with a big porchWatching people walk the BoardwalkWarm apple pie with vanilla ice creamSunshine when it’s supposed to rainLeaving the office on Friday

Worcester Prep Student Honored

Lynde Pepper, second from right, Lewes, an eighth grade student at Worcester Prep, was honored in Annapolis for her award-winning poster on Fair Housing. Her poster will be published in the Maryland Association of Realtors 2009 calendar. With Pepper are, from left, George Zaiser, Worcester Prep Middle and Upper School art teacher; Joanne Stapleton; Lisa… Read more »

Third Graders at Ocean City Elementary School

Morgan Soulsman, Robbie Duke, and Jack Lanier, third graders at Ocean City Elementary School, work on writing spring tanka poems, which are similar to haiku poems but tanka poems have more syllables. Tanka poems are written about nature, seasons, or strong emotions using similes, metaphors, and personification.

The Temple Bat Yam Youth Group

The Youth Group at Temple Bat Yam in Berlin recently presented The Holocaust Survivor Cookbook to the Worcester Preparatory School Library. The book, dedicated to the six million Jews who did not survive the Holocaust, is more than a cookbook, for it is a treasure of memories of those who endured the Holocaust and lived… Read more »

Worcester Prep Winners In The Young Authors Competition

Worcester Prep winners in the Young Authors Competition for the Eastern Shore were, front from left, Devin Hammond, Berlin; Josh Michnick, Ocean City; Jordan Welch, Ocean Pines; Michelle Wangel, Berlin; Kendall Holmes, Bishopville; Gina LaBarck, Berlin; Skylar Wilson, Rehoboth Beach; Parker McIntosh, Berlin; middle, Casey Knerr, Berlin; Taylor Hawkins, Berlin; Claire Stickler, Lewes; Emma Richardson,… Read more »

Things I Like

The anticipation of a flower about to bloomWalking barefoot through grass‘John Adams’Bonfires with friendsAll of the growth associated with springThe look of the grass after a fresh cutTommy Lee Jones moviesA glass of merlot after a long dayThe view from Bayshore Drive in OCSalmon and eggs Being on the water at dusk

Assateague Island KinderKritters

Kindergarten students were amazed by the creatures that live on Assateague Island during KinderKritters, a program conducted by Park Rangers Liz and Chris. Programs were presented to Ocean City Elementary’s pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students. Before the visit from the rangers, early childhood students at OCES collected “Cents for the Seashore” donations, and presented a check… Read more »