Worcester County Mock Trial teams celebrated Law Day by participating in a county-wide competition on April 24 at the Worcester County Court House in Snow Hill. Students assumed the roles of attorneys and witnesses in a mock trial. Local attorneys judged the students’ performance. Elyssia Cardenas, left, of Stephen Decatur High School, was selected as… Read more »
Earlier this month Stephen Decatur High School’s Theatre Production class performed “9 Seconds (and pop goes the culture),” a satire on modern technology and its effect on society, written by Gwendolyn Lehman. Above the students are pictured in the performance. The next big production will be the 13th Annual Shakespheare Under the Stars, “A Winters… Read more »
Lynde Pepper, second from right, Lewes, an eighth grade student at Worcester Prep, was honored in Annapolis for her award-winning poster on Fair Housing. Her poster will be published in the Maryland Association of Realtors 2009 calendar. With Pepper are, from left, George Zaiser, Worcester Prep Middle and Upper School art teacher; Joanne Stapleton; Lisa… Read more »
Josh Layfield and Patra Turner, students from Mrs. Marowski’s Kindergarten at Buckingham Elementary School, celebrated the end of the farm theme by wearing farm clothes and making ice cream. First they read the story “Ice Cream from Cows to Kids,” and then they mixed milk, sugar, and vanilla, shook it in a bag surrounded by… Read more »
Morgan Soulsman, Robbie Duke, and Jack Lanier, third graders at Ocean City Elementary School, work on writing spring tanka poems, which are similar to haiku poems but tanka poems have more syllables. Tanka poems are written about nature, seasons, or strong emotions using similes, metaphors, and personification.
The Youth Group at Temple Bat Yam in Berlin recently presented The Holocaust Survivor Cookbook to the Worcester Preparatory School Library. The book, dedicated to the six million Jews who did not survive the Holocaust, is more than a cookbook, for it is a treasure of memories of those who endured the Holocaust and lived… Read more »
Worcester Prep winners in the Young Authors Competition for the Eastern Shore were, front from left, Devin Hammond, Berlin; Josh Michnick, Ocean City; Jordan Welch, Ocean Pines; Michelle Wangel, Berlin; Kendall Holmes, Bishopville; Gina LaBarck, Berlin; Skylar Wilson, Rehoboth Beach; Parker McIntosh, Berlin; middle, Casey Knerr, Berlin; Taylor Hawkins, Berlin; Claire Stickler, Lewes; Emma Richardson,… Read more »
Kindergarten students were amazed by the creatures that live on Assateague Island during KinderKritters, a program conducted by Park Rangers Liz and Chris. Programs were presented to Ocean City Elementary’s pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students. Before the visit from the rangers, early childhood students at OCES collected “Cents for the Seashore” donations, and presented a check… Read more »
Third-grader James Whittington was the lucky winner of a bike donated by Wal-Mart to Buckingham Elementary School. With Whittington are teacher Mary Anne Moniodis, Assistant Principal Terry Smith and Principal Roger Pacella.
Math classes throughout Worcester Preparatory School and the world celebrated Pi Day on March 14. Pi is the symbol for the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Here McKenna Shanahan, Grade 6, participates in a Pi Day competition to see which student can recall the most Pi numbers. Shanahan, Ocean Pines… Read more »