Second-graders in Mrs. Linda Brown’s class at Ocean City Elementary explore geometric shapes, design and symmetry with pattern blocks. Pictured from left are Cruz Henson, Isabella Candeloro and Kaden Ortt.
Berlin Intermediate School sixth-graders Emily Sandt and Shiloh Ponds were the winners of the Elks Club Americanism contest. Ponds won the essay portion with an essay on the question “Why is it important to vote?” while Sandt won the poster contest for drawing her favorite American symbol the Statue of Liberty.
Addison McDaniel, a fifth-grader at Berlin Intermediate School has been awarded the Carson Scholarship. The Carson Scholarship is a $1,000 college scholarship awarded to 4th-11th graders who serve their community and excel academically. Recipients of this scholarship are also awarded with a trophy and an Olympic-sized medal.
Ocean City Elementary kicked off its annual donation drive for the Worcester County Humane Society. This is the 20th year OCES has been supporting the shelter. There is a donation table in the front lobby where throughout the month, students can donate items There is also a collection bucket where families can donate spare change… Read more »
Berlin Intermediate School recently held a Heavenly Hats Spirit Day during which students for a $1 donation had the privilege of wearing a favorite hat to school to raise money for the Heavenly Hats Foundation, an organization what has donated over three million brand new hats to cancer patients at hospitals and clinics around the… Read more »
Worcester Prep fifth-graders recently participated in the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) program taught by Sgt. Matt Crisafulli of the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office. The purpose of the DARE program is to teach children refusal skills to avoid the temptation of drug experimentation and peer pressure. Fifth-grade teachers Mrs. Jenkins and Mrs. Shockley presented the… Read more »
Worcester Prep ninth- and 10th-graders recently participated in Maker’s Day, a day to celebrate inventing, problem solving, working collaboratively and constructing solutions with projects from the Renaissance period. Pictured seated, Upper School teacher Michael Schaeffer is the first to demo a made-from-scratch telescope created by the 10th-grade team including Ally Elerding, Meghan Cummings, Virginia Bateman,… Read more »
Fifth grade students at Berlin Intermediate School created a reading fundraiser called “Read to Feed a Need.” The students had sponsors donate more money each time a reading goal was met. More than $500 was raised and donated to Spirit Kitchen who recently reached out for donations. Pictured, from left, are Debi Cook, Vicki Nock,… Read more »
Eight members of the Worcester Prep Middle School Math Counts team competed in the regional competition in Baltimore. Seventh grader Ayush Batra and eighth grader Daniel Chen advanced to the state competition. Pictured, from left, are teacher/team leader Kathy Fahey, Joe Schwartz, Will Mears, Chen, John Arrington, Hunter Gentry, Summer Walker, Anna Dashiell and Batra.