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Australia to fund Great Barrier Reef restoration

Andrew Ball, Entertainment Editor

May 3, 2018

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Australia announced that it is pledging $500 million, £275 million and $379 million, towards the Great Barrier Reef. The reef has lost 30 percent of its coral due to bleaching caused by rising sea temperatures and has been damaged by crown-of-thorns starfish which prey upon the coral polyps.

Seventh annual Race for the Cure to occur April 14

Lily Rakow, Student Life Editor

April 13, 2018

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The 7th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure will take place on April 14, 2018 in Ocean City, Maryland. This event is in partnership with the Susan G. Komen organization, a group dedicated to finding a cure for breast cancer.

Educators gather for the Worcester County Teacher of the Year banquet

Ellie Dutton, Guest Writer

April 13, 2018

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Educators and community stakeholders gathered to celebrate the 14 teachers of the year, as well as to recognize the Worcester County Teacher of the Year at the annual Teacher of the Year Banquet at the Clarion Hotel on April 6.

New “Pay by Plate” parking implemented in Ocean City

Kaitlyn Mourlas, Guest Writer

April 13, 2018

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A new initiative, “Pay by Plate,” was implemented on many downtown streets and the Inlet by the Town of Ocean City on April 1, 2018.

Connecting with the coast: beach cleanup

Tara Fischer, News Editor

April 12, 2018

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As a club focused on service, Connections members and students of SDHS, 17 in total, attended the ninth annual Earth Day Clean Up to lend a hand in the maintaining of Ocean City’s beaches.

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