Laila Mirza Named SD High School Class Of 2018’s Best All-Around

Laila Mirza Named SD High School Class Of 2018’s Best All-Around

With a decorated resume that includes straight A’s throughout high school, sports, numerous clubs, hundreds of volunteer hours, competitions and national leadership positions, Stephen Decatur High School senior Laila Mirza was named the Class of 2018’s Best All-Around during the annual Senior Awards Night on May 21. Mirza is pictured with Assistant Principal Kathy Cater…. Read more »

SD High School Students Volunteer To Mentor Buckingham Elementary First Graders

SD High School Students Volunteer To Mentor Buckingham Elementary First Graders

With messages of pride, achievement, respect and responsibility, characteristics of “The Decatur Way,” a small group of dedicated Stephen Decatur High School students volunteered their time to mentor and befriend Buckingham Elementary first graders during the spring session of the After School Academy.  The SDHS students were nominated by their teachers through the Connections program… Read more »

4-H Visits Ocean City Elementary School

Students from Staci Aperance’s first-grade class at Ocean City Elementary School participated in a visit from 4-H. Students learned about composting with earthworms, how to make butter, milking cows, baby chicks and goats. Pictured above are Brynlee Waters and Bodhi Flannery and below are Sophia Gonzalez, Karver Henson, Kenley Hallett, Reef Henson, Dorian Messick and… Read more »

Things I Like – May 25, 2018

Kid sleepoversNothing but seafood for dinnerBiking around Berlin with my sonA hammock napFried chicken for the beachSmall live music venuesBrick sidewalksConstructive criticismAn empty dishwasherHearing an old typewriter at workSports radio every morning

Stephen Decatur High School Holds Annual STAR Breakfast

Stephen Decatur High School held its annual STAR (Students Thriving on Achievement and Responsibility) breakfast sponsored by the Berlin-Ocean City Optimists on April 25 where 25 students were recognized for their exceptional behavior and/or strong academic performance. Left, senior Bryce Kalchthaler, junior Paul Haddad and senior Darius Price were honorees at the event. Right, honoree… Read more »