Snow Hill Elementary School celebrated Red Ribbon Week recently with “Crazy Hat Day”. This week is celebrated to make students aware of the ongoing importance of Drug and Alcohol Prevention in the schools and community. Shown with their crazy hats are students Brianna Odegaard, Danny Shockley and Hannah Jones along with staff member Patti Hardman.
Kindergarteners in Elizabeth Engh’s class at Ocean City Elementary School used apples to learn about seasons, sorting and healthy resources. Pictured sorting their apples by color are Brittyn Lyra Leonard, Brooke Warthen, Jacelyn Clapsadle, Asher King and Zitlhaly Lopez.
Andy Rooney’s walnut deskA line of people waiting to voteThe electronics department at any storeAdding a batch of new songs to my IpodThe surprise of a warm fall morningWatching the election night results come inTaking a nap with my sonA bowl of pork barbecue without breadWearing Uggs for the first time in monthsWarm corn breadHitting… Read more »
Of late, giving my son a bath is one of the highlights of my day.Bath time is typically my department around the house. After my wife has cared for our boy for much, if not all, of the day, the least I can do is give her some free time to work out, read, get… Read more »
Like most parents, we only want the best for our baby, and five-and-a-half months into this parenting thing, it’s easy to see how things can get out of hand quickly if you ride that approach too far.Besides the obvious good health, happiness and all that other corny crap all parents desire for their kids, there’s… Read more »
Students of the sixth grade Barracuda Team at Berlin Intermediate School recently completed the Drug Awareness Resistance Education (DARE), a two-week program sponsored by the Worcester County Sheriff’s Department. Deputy Matt Crisafulli facilitated the program, whichwas designed to help students avoid harmful drugs and alcohol. Above, DARE essay winners are, from left, Megan Mitchell, Mark Rohrer, Tyler Hall, Gabrielle Evans,… Read more »
Ocean City Elementary School fourth grade students connect learning to the new fruits and vegetables program. Students at Ocean City Elementary are given a fruit or vegetable to try every Tuesday and Thursday. Fourth graders use this as an opportunity to create line plots and write poetry about the treats. Students wrote acrostic poems to describe… Read more »
Students from Monica Piern’s second grade class at Ocean City Elementary School enjoy “Camping Day” after reading the story, “Henry and Mudge and the Starry Night” by Cynthia Rylant. Students dressed in their favorite camping gear and enjoyed making smores and trail mix, drinking cider and playing campfire games. Pictured are Ryan Lewis, Cassidy VanVonno,… Read more »