Sixth grade students at Berlin Intermediate School have been collecting needed supplies for the Worcester County Humane Society. This is a part of their service learning project for the year. Pictured are Julia Knerr, James Uebel, Adam Baker, Emmalyn Fetters, Lindsey Beurnier and Ava Bauer.
Worcester Prep teachers Tracey Berry and Kelley Burton hosted the annual Bread Sale with their second graders as part of a hands-on learning lesson combining English, science, social studies, mathematics and philanthropy. The month-long project is modeled like a small business, with the students baking the bread and then selling it in their classroom cafe… Read more »
In celebration of Catholic Schools Week, the Most Blessed Sacrament Student Council held a coat drive. Students were asked to give new or gently worn coats, scarves, hats and gloves to be donated to the Seton Center in Princess Anne. Two months ago, the Student Council visited the Seton Center to deliver food from a… Read more »
Ocean City Elementary School recently kicked of its annual 2019 Kids Heart Challenge. This year’s Jump Event raised money for the American Heart Association to research new methods to help heart and stroke patients and provide support for those suffering with heart disease. OCES students have already raised $24,000 toward their school goal of $26,000. Left, physical… Read more »
Ocean City Elementary participated again this year in the Valentines for Veterans Program to thank veterans for their sacrifices and let them know that they are loved, appreciated and not forgotten. This year’s cards will be sent to Perry Point and Charlotte Hall Veterans Hospitals, Baltimore Rehab and Baltimore VA Medical Center. Robyn Diesel’s kindergarten class… Read more »
Worcester Preparatory School third grade teacher Jackie Knowlton incorporated making hats for the homeless into her social studies lesson plan this year. While studying the Constructs of Civic Engagement, Knowlton and her students discussed problems that exist in the local community and brainstormed ways they could help beyond the classroom. Not only did they extend… Read more »
Another truck load departed Stephen Decatur High School loaded with donations during the week of Jan. 22. This time it was filled with toiletries for Believe in Tomorrow, thanks to senior Connections and National Honor Society member Jude Al-Hamad, who led the drive. The lot of toiletries was collected in a two-week period by the… Read more »
Thanks to the local Kiwanis Club and its donation of $500, the Stephen Decatur High School Key Club will be engaging in more exciting activities this year including sponsoring the second of two annual blood drives and attending the annual Key Club leadership conference in Washington, D.C. this spring. Pictured, back from left, are Advisor Stella… Read more »
Ocean City Elementary first grade students recently had a visit from the tooth fairy. She came to talk with the students about how to care for your teeth and some healthy eating habits to keep your teeth healthy. Pictured are students from Lauren Truitt’s class, from left, Yonathan Jasinski-Elbaz, Olivia Reddick and Anna McCormack.
Worcester Preparatory School recently presented middle school basketball sports awards at a ceremony. The seventh grade girls honorees were Ansley Gardner, MVP; Esi Mehilli, Coaches Award; and Mary Kate Barnhart, Most Improved Player. The eighth grade leaders were Linley Hill, MVP; Zoe Brafman, Coaches Award; and Thalia Vasilikos, Most Improved Player. The seventh grade boys… Read more »