Highlighted Events This Week In Wicomico Schools

Wednesday, April 27
Superintendent’s Open Door Session
Board of Education Office

A Superintendent’s Open Door Session will take place Wednesday, April 27 from 4-6 p.m., in the Administrative Conference Room at the Board of Education Office. The Open Door Sessions are opportunities to meet one-on-one with Superintendent of Schools Dr. John Fredericksen to discuss any issue, idea or concern. No appointments are made: Anyone interested in meeting with the superintendent should come to the Board office that day and sign in. The final Superintendent Open Door Session for this year is scheduled for May 25. 410-677-4495.

Thursday, April 28
Office of Special Education’s Annual Transition Night
At James M. Bennett High School

The Office of Special Education, in collaboration with the Division of Rehabilitation Services, will be holding our Annual Transition Night on Thursday, April 28. It will be held in the Clipper Cafe in the new James M. Bennett High School from 6-8 p.m. Students and families will be able to meet with Adult Service Providers and local colleges to discuss services and supports after high school. 410-677-4430.

Thursday, April 28
Financial Literacy Seminar
Hosted by the Wicomico County Branch of the NAACP

The Wicomico County Branch of the NAACP will host a Financial Literacy Seminar at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 28 and St. Paul AME Zion Church on Delaware Avenue in Salisbury. Dr. Geri Mason will be the speaker. “You don’t have to become a financial planner to handle your financial affairs,” Dr. Mason says. “Just a few basic steps can help put you in charge of your finances.” The seminar will include values clarification, establishing goals, calculating net worth, developing a spending plan, and organizing records. The event is open to the public. For more information please contact Mary Ashanti at 410-543-4187 or 410-430-1896.

Friday, April 29
Wicomico Middle Walk-a-thon for Cystic Fibrosis
Salisbury City Park

Wicomico Middle School invites all Wicomico schools, staff members and students to participate in a Walk-a-thon for Cystic Fibrosis from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Friday, April 29. The walk will take place in Salisbury City Park, across from the school. Donations of $3 are requested, and will be collected at the park. This event is sponsored by Students for Service at Wicomico Middle School. 410-677-5145.

Friday, April 29-Saturday, May 7
33rd annual Wicomico County Student Art Show
Wicomico County Library

The 33rd annual Wicomico County Elementary & Secondary Student Art Show, featuring more than 1,000 works from students in every Wicomico school, opens Friday, April 29, at the Wicomico Public Library in Salisbury. Art teachers have elected 20 to 50 pieces per school, including paintings, drawings, photographs and sculpture, to represent the creative efforts of Wicomico students. Art teachers will install the exhibit in the lobby and throughout the children's side of the library. The exhibit will be available for viewing during library hours through Saturday, May 7. The library is open 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, and 12-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. The library is closed on Sunday. A reception for student artists and their families will take place from 7-8:30 p.m. Friday, May 6. For information about the Wicomico County Student Art Show, please call Gary Beauchamp, supervisor of Music/Visual Art and Special Projects, at 410-677-4573.

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