Mendy Fiori’s first grade class at Ocean City Elementary School has been studying desert habitats. Each student researched and represented an animal that lives in the desert and presented their project to the class.
The Annual Worcester Preparatory School (WPS) Academic Convocation ceremony was held on May 24, where awards were given for academic achievement in all subject areas, in addition to perfect attendance, and service to the school. The featured guest speaker was WPS Class of 2009 Alumnus Andrew Canakis. The evening’s most prestigious award honors were, from… Read more »
The Worcester Preparatory School’s spring sports award winners from middle school are, front from left, Waverly Choy (Most Improved), C.C. Lizas (MVP) and Tenley Pelot (Coaches Award). Back row, from left, are Ryan Brafman (Most Improved, grade eight), Hunter Gentry (MVP, grade eight), Graham McColgan (Coaches Award, grade eight), Brice Richins (MVP, grade seven), Pranay… Read more »
Worcester Prep graduating senior Owen Nally, center, alongside his mom Liz Nally was presented the National Soccer Coaches of America Senior Excellence Award by his WPS soccer coach Terry Underkoffler. The award recognizes exceptional contributions made by a senior student-athlete to their soccer program, while exemplifying the finest attributes of a high school student-athlete. Not… Read more »
The Maryland History Day Contest 2017 was recently held at UMBC. Across Maryland, over 27,000 students competed in local History Day competitions and 700 students were selected for the state competition, including 19 students from Stephen Decatur Middle School. Eighth graders Lily Timmons, left, and PJ Venizia-Westphal, center, were awarded the Special Prize in Women’s… Read more »
Berlin Intermediate students took a trip to Diakonia as part of their service learning project for the year. While there, students set up a picnic for Diakonia volunteers. They made a human chain to move food and drinks from one place to another, rolled up silverware into napkins for the picnic and made “thank you”… Read more »
Worcester Prep’s lower school celebrated National Children’s Book Week by hosting a “Book Character Day” this month. To encourage a love of reading, teachers and students dressed as their favorite book characters for the day. Left, second graders Haven Harrison as Dritten from Upside Down Magic, teacher Sasha Motsko as The Giving Tree, Sophia Poffenberger… Read more »
Worcester Prep senior Tate Shockley won runner-up for his cinematography on the film “Dockyard Chief,” in the 7th Annual Daniel A. Citron Gilman School Film Festival. The film was written and directed by his older sister Emmi Shockley, a 2015 Worcester Prep graduate who is a sophomore at Fordham University in New York. Forty filmmakers… Read more »