Worcester Prep fifth graders recently completed the D.A.R.E (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) Program taught by Deputy Jake Howard of the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office. For several weeks, Howard worked hands-on with students teaching them refusal skills to avoid the temptation of drug experimentation and peer pressure. Pictured, front row from left, are Catherine Cullen, Kain… Read more »
Eighty-three Stephen Decatur High School students were inducted into the National Honor Society during its special candlelit ceremony on the evening of April 3. To gain admittance, students must satisfy the four principles of the organization — character, scholarship, leadership, and service. United States Air Force Captain James Simons, SDHS class of 2009, served as… Read more »
In conjunction with Autism Awareness Month, Ocean City Elementary School dedicated April 2 as “Light It Up Blue” Day to raise awareness, acceptance and understanding of Autism. The staff and students were beaming in all shades of blue to show their respect for those with Autism. In addition, a generous donation of $342 was made… Read more »
Berlin Intermediate School’s fifth grade Girls Kindness Club recently adopted fourth grader Isabella Candeloro’s father, Frank Candeloro of the U.S. Air Force and his platoon. The group collected a variety of items and made cards for the platoon and mailed them to Kuwait, Ali Ai Salem Air Base where they are currently stationed. Pictured, front… Read more »
Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School physical education teacher John Haskell, hosted the Marine Corps League First State Detachment 689, on March 20 and 22 for the annual National Youth Physical Fitness Program. Students in grades three through eight participated in various challenges to encourage a love for physical activity. Left, sixth-graders are pictured with Haskell… Read more »
Twenty-four students were inducted to the Pablo Picasso Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica and 12 students were inducted to the Societe Honoraire de Francais Chapitre Bastille at the Worcester Prep Spanish Honor Society and French Honor Society Induction Ceremony on March 28. Left, front from left, are Spanish Honor students Sydney Stebenne and Carly Young; second row,… Read more »
A talented group of Worcester Preparatory Upper School students, under the direction of Paulette DeRosa-Matrona and Music Director Christopher Buzby, performed the musical The Pajama Game on to rave reviews. Beautiful and creative pieces of art, created by Upper School students in George Zaiser’s art classes, were on display throughout the room for all to… Read more »
The Stephen Decatur High School Kids Against Animal Abuse and Testing (KAAAT) club sponsored its annual pet food drive benefitting animals at the Worcester County Humane Society and Kenille’s Kupboard and collected over 600 pounds of pet food. Pictured are Hanna Beck, Julissa Astudillo-Cuevas, Seth Zamm, Nicole Kornetti and Nate Bradford.