Thanks to the generosity of Worcester Prep parents Jennifer and Jason Ludt, a grant from the WPS Parents Association and an expanded budget, the new WPS Virtual Reality Club received cutting edge equipment. The new hardware includes the coveted Oculus Quest headsets, accessories for adaptation, storage/maintenance, and an Insta360 Evo 3D-360-degree camera. The VR equipment… Read more »
The Baltimore Ravens, M&T Bank and the Governor’s Office on Service & Volunteerism congratulated Bill Noah and the Berlin Intermediate School’s After School Academy on being selected as a 2019-2020 Honor Rows recipient. They honored and rewarded the students for their amazing community work with tickets to the last home game for the Ravens against… Read more »
Three Stephen Decatur High School students were named finalists in the Eastern Shore Literacy Association Young Authors’ Contest. Freshman Jessica Beck, sophomore Jake Gillespie and junior Lydia Woodley, pictured with Principal Thomas Sites, were each recognized for their work in the short story category.
Worcester Prep Middle/Upper School Music Director Christopher Buzby and his Select Vocal Ensemble treated residents of three local senior living communities in Berlin, Snow Hill and Salisbury, to singing performances and handmade cards during the holidays. Following the annual tradition, the Ensemble pulled off another successful flash mob in The Centre At Salisbury during their… Read more »
Berlin Intermediate School sixth graders have been collecting supplies for the Worcester County Humane Society, a no-kill shelter. Supporting the shelter is part of their service learning goals. Pictured are Dylan Ringen, Collin Pennington, Olivia Koval, Anthony Perella, Ellie Cheynet and Sophia Ferrante
Students in Eliza Mason-Burt’s third grade class at Ocean City Elementary School were the recipients of a grant awarded to Mason-Burt through the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore in November. The grant money was used to purchase 10 sets of Oculus Go Virtual Reality headsets. The children have already taken virtual tours of active… Read more »
Students in Mrs. Hill’s class at Berlin Intermediate School were surprised Dec. 11 when they were presented with a check for $1,000 from The Hertrich Automotive Group of Pocomoke City. They entered the Cash for Class contest by creating a video showing a need in the classroom. Their winnings will be used to purchase subscriptions… Read more »
Stephen Decatur High School junior Cole Woodland finished first in the region and sixth in the state in the fall session of the SIFMA Foundation Stock Market Game. He netted over 17% on a virtual $100,000 investment. Woodland is pictured with Principal Tom Sites and Business and Economics Teacher Kurt Marx.
Stephen Decatur High School National Honor Society members certainly presented $3,000 to Believe in Tomorrow after raising money from their annual gift card raffle fundraiser. Since 2005, the group has adopted the Believe in Tomorrow organization and has given nearly $40,000 to the charity. Pictured, from left, are Ellie Dutton, Mikayla Denault, Ella Peters, Believe in… Read more »