Worcester Prep Teams with White House for National Program

Worcester Preparatory School has announced it has teamed with the White House to become a Certifying Organization for the Presidents Volunteer Service Award, a national program recognizing Americans who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to volunteer service. Worcester’s first award was presented to Carson Marie Wigley, a sophomore, who received a pin and a certificate… Read more »

Worcester Prep Students Honored as Maryland Distinguished Scholars

Worcester Preparatory School students honored as Maryland Distinguished Scholars are, front from left, Katie Twilley, Honorable Mention; Dominique Kunciw, Semi-Finalist; Alexandra Lewis, Honorable Mention; back, Andrew Canakis, Honorable Mention; Ross Roessler, Finalist; Parker McIntosh, Honorable Mention; and Ivan Zorn, Honorable Mention. With them is Dr. Barry W. Tull, Headmaster.

“Walk Your Child Safely to School” program takes first steps at Buckingham

Buckingham Elementary School and the Worcester County Health Department have implemented a new program at school called “Walk Your Child Safely To School.” During Joan Martins Physical Education classes, students will walk for the first 10 minutes. This program is to encourage students the importance of physical activity. Above, the fourth grade academy is pictured… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Family photos on an office deskMelted brie cheese on a crackerAn old photo album with a broken creasePizza on a thin crustWorking on cloudy, rainy daysA quick weekend road tripVideotaping my son’s anticsThe show, “Amazing Race”When my dogs come when calledCooking on the grill when it’s cold outPlayoff baseball games

Fatherhood Adventures

My five-month-old has a girlfriend.It seems a love affair, albeit one-sided, has developed between our Beckett and Dora the Explorer. We are not exactly sure how to take it at such a young age, but it seems harmless at this point. He is equally fascinated with Dora’s cousin, Diego, who has his own cartoon “Go… Read more »

Representing Different Cultures at BIS

Fifth grade students at Berlin Intermediate School designed pennants to represent their culture. Dulce Ramos, second from left, brought in homemade empanadas to give her classmates a taste of her Hispanic heritage. Pictured, from left, are Carrie Dortenzo, Dulce Ramos, Eva Fermin, and Scott Devenney.