When Stephen Decatur High School senior Samantha Stephan, pictured above, watched her 3-year-old cousin battle childhood leukemia, she knew that she wanted to do something to help the thousands of families who visit St. Jude’s Research Hospital every year. That calling came in the form of a toy drive for children, from infancy to age… Read more »
Worcester Prep kindergarten teacher Angie Bunting and her students studied the monarch butterfly lifecycle while raising them in their classroom. As part of a fall science project, students watched the eggs hatch into caterpillars, which then munched continuously on milkweed plants. One by one, fattened caterpillars crawled to the top to form a “J” and… Read more »
Berlin Intermediate School recently held a School Spirit Day for Diabetes Awareness in November. The students and staff wore the color blue to support four BIS Strong-Type 1 Diabetes Girls. Pictured, from left, are Principal Ryan Cowder, Kazia Milewski, Bailey Griffin, Aiya Hessain, BIS School Counselor Michelle Bankert, BIS Nurses Patty Spangler and Amanda Bradford.
Worcester Preparatory School junior Abigail (Abi) Plylar was named one of the 2018 Youth Philanthropist of the Year by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Maryland Chapter (AFP). A standout WPS varsity tennis player, she started an annual fundraiser “Love for Lungs” at the age of 13, in honor of her grandfather who passed away from… Read more »
Worcester Prep senior and class president Maria Deckmann shared details of her fascinating hobby as a beekeeper with Julie Lyons’ third grade science class on Nov. 15. After entertaining the class with incredible videos and photos of her work with bees, she suited up in her vented beekeeping suit to pass around intriguing beekeeper items including… Read more »
The Ocean Pines Pickleball Club recently completed its after-school program for Berlin Intermediate School students. The program ran weekly for two months and instructed students on playing pickleball. Thanks to the encouragement from Berlin Intermediate’s Principal Ryan Cowder, and Assistant Principal, Dr. David Gell, club members were able to introduce this rapidly growing sport to… Read more »