SDHS Junior wins Poetry Out Loud Contest

Stephen Decatur High School junior Tracy Morey, above reciting Claude McKay’s poem “Romance”, won first place in the Poetry Out Loud Contest, a national, oral recitation poetry contest sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Poetry Foundation and the State Arts Agencies. Second place winner for SDHS was Katie Atwood who will compete,… Read more »

Fatherhood Adventures

Last week was our first Christmas with our little boy. It’s worth pointing out I intentionally did not word it this way: it was our little boy’s first Christmas. Although that’s technically true, of course, this year’s holiday seemed to be more about us enjoying having him around this time of year than our 7-month-old… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Windy football games A drawer full of new batteries Clint Eastwood movies Staying close to home on New Year’s EveA dog running with a stick in its mouth When readers submit things they likeA 60-degree day in the winter Looking at photos of my son’s first Christmas Eating bad around the holidays A hot shower… Read more »

OC Elementary Students Help Salvation Army

OC Elementary Students Help Salvation Army

Students from second and third grades at Ocean City Elementary School helped the Salvation Army by donating stockings filled with toys and teddy bears for children in need. Students, top row from left, are Matthew Lodanski, Lacey Eccleston, Eric Rimel, Megan Hurley, Logan Wilkins and Colin O’Donnell. Bottom row, from left, are Caroline Engle, Ethan Linch, Brianna Perry,… Read more »

6th Graders Learn Budgeting

6th Graders Learn Budgeting

 Students in Megan Garrity’s sixth-grade mathematics class use their number skills to learn how to keep track of a budget. Taylor Bank Marketing Director Jody L. Falter visited Garrity’s classes to help the students learn how banks work and how to keep track of their budget. Pictured, from left, are Will Hastings, Jimmy Edmunds, Hunter… Read more »

Buckingham Elementary Students of the Month

Buckingham Elementary Students of the Month

Buckingham Elementary recently recognized its “Students of the Month” for November. Above, first grade winners were Dana Beard, Shamar Baines, Cedasia Downing and Jonathan Church. Below, third grade winners were Tromaine Briddell, Alyssa Webb, Anthony Balsoma, Amia Hickman and Montrel Moore. Winners not pictured were second graders Nellie DeHart, Ian Burak, Bailee Bowden, Allison Hunter… Read more »