With messages of pride, achievement, respect and responsibility, characteristics of “The Decatur Way,” a small group of dedicated Stephen Decatur High School students volunteered their time to mentor and befriend Buckingham Elementary first graders during the spring session of the After School Academy. The SDHS students were nominated by their teachers through the Connections program… Read more »
Students from Staci Aperance’s first-grade class at Ocean City Elementary School participated in a visit from 4-H. Students learned about composting with earthworms, how to make butter, milking cows, baby chicks and goats. Pictured above are Brynlee Waters and Bodhi Flannery and below are Sophia Gonzalez, Karver Henson, Kenley Hallett, Reef Henson, Dorian Messick and… Read more »
Stephen Decatur High School held its annual STAR (Students Thriving on Achievement and Responsibility) breakfast sponsored by the Berlin-Ocean City Optimists on April 25 where 25 students were recognized for their exceptional behavior and/or strong academic performance. Left, senior Bryce Kalchthaler, junior Paul Haddad and senior Darius Price were honorees at the event. Right, honoree… Read more »
For the past couple years, Lower School computer teacher Mandy Lynch has taught her fifth graders to design, construct and code interactive robotic animals using components from Hummingbird Duo Kits and Snap!, an educational graphical programming language. The challenge stressed the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM). Each animal robot featured movement,… Read more »
Stephen Decatur High School junior Grace Beres and Montrel Moore were named the April Premier Driving School Athletes of the Month. Beres has filled the number one position for women’s tennis this season and is going to represent SDHS at the district level in mixed doubles, while Moore has been a top 10 finisher in… Read more »
Stephen Decatur High School National Honor Society members Matthew Kinsey, Ryan Duncan and Jaehwa Hong helped mulch flower beds during the annual Earth Day celebration at the Stephen Decatur park in Berlin on Saturday, April 21. For nearly a decade, the National Honor Society has adopted beds in the park.
Worcester Prep sophomores Quinn McColgan and Sam Tinkler have been selected to attend the Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) 4-day Leadership Seminar. They will convene at Mount St. Mary’s University over Memorial Day weekend with more than 200 other young leaders representing all Maryland counties. HOBY Leadership Seminars bring together a select group of high school… Read more »
Thirteen Stephen Decatur High School students, who earned a total of 780 As over 15 consecutive terms, were honored at the annual Berlin-Ocean City Optimists WeXL Banquet at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center on May 8. Pictured, back from left, are Kyla Taylor Jack Reimer, Rachel Prengaman, Laila Mirza, Justine Graham, Zachary Davis, Maggie… Read more »