Stephen Decatur

Stephen Decatur

Under the direction of drama teacher Gwen Lehman, the Stephen Decatur High School theatre department presented the “Merry Wives of Windsor” last week. There were three performances marking the 12th year Decatur has been presenting the work of Shakespeare at the school. Among the students demonstrating their drama talents were, above, sophomore Clarke Bliss and… Read more »

Worcester Prep

Worcester Prep

State of Maryland winners in the Annual Sun Guard Poster Competition from Worcester Prep were Sarena Michnick and Claire Dorey. At the awards ceremony in Baltimore are, from left, Sarena Michnick, kindergarten; Claire Dorey, fifth grade; and Claire’s sisters Emilee, first grade, and Carolyn, fourth grade. Lower School computer teacher Tia Bunting, Rehoboth Beach, was… Read more »

Worcester Prep

Worcester Prep

Worcester Preparatory School held its Spring Sports Awards Banquet last week. Above, Worcester Prep seniors who played three varsity sports during each of their four high school years received plaques honoring their membership in the 12-Letter Club. They are, from left, Kristen Chandler, Salisbury; Codee Buckler, Ocean City; Travis Gregory, Bishopville; Brittany Holdren, Pocomoke; and… Read more »

Worcester Prep

Worcester Prep

Middle School Lacrosse Awards at Worcester Prep went to the following students. Pictured, from left, are RJ Smith, Ocean City, Most Valuable Player, Middle School Boys’ Lacrosse; Nikki Carpenter, Ocean City, Coach’s Award, Middle School Girls’ Lacrosse; Daniella Celia, Ocean City; Most Improved, Middle School Girls’ Lacrosse; Jenna Kramer, Bishopville, Most Valuable Player, Middle School… Read more »

Things U Like

Things U Like

The smell of spring’s lilacs A purring lap cat Recognizing friends’ faces in the newspaper Finishing a crossword puzzle Driving with the top down Listening to Motown The Ocean Pines library Walking the boards By JoAnne Donovan 

Things I Like

Things I Like

The first cookout of the season Cruisin’ weekend Old TV sitcom reruns Morning talk radio Parents cheering at sporting events Great golf bunker players How Andy Rooney talks A sprawling old tree The pier at the Isle of Wight Nature Park The magazine section at the Newscenter Morning yard sales 

Things We Like

Things We Like

SmilesChildrenThe TruthVolunteersVotersA steamed lobster dinnerPatsy Cline singing any songAttentive waiters/waitressesA good chef/cookHelp from someonePrayers from anyoneAnother day to serve— Jim McGinniss 

Pocomoke Middle School

Pocomoke Middle School

A combination of shrewd investing and a little bit of luck helped students from Pocomoke Middle School earn a simulated $119,974 and a first place finish in the fall session of the Eastern Shore Region Stock Market Game competition, organized by the Maryland Council on Economic Education (MCEE). Above, team members Devin Fairman, Kyle Gillespie,… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Frank McCourt’s writingComing across “Violets Are Blue” on televisionSpringfest on a sunny afternoon A weekend without rainThe fine sand found on Ocean City’s beachThe shade of a big treePeople who know how the insides of a computer workShort letters to the editorFixing things The magazine, “Bark”Finding something thought to be lost

Showell Elementary

Showell Elementary

Ben Kolarik won first place in the non-experimental division of the recent Worcester County Science Fair. Kolarik is a student in Mrs. Sullivan class at Showell Elementary. His project was on the Solar System.