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WTHS Fund Raiser for SKILLS USA, FFA & FBLA - 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. QUARTER AUCTION
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5th Annual Worcester Tech Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show - May 3, 2014
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WTHS Memorial Day School Closed May 26, 2014
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WTHS Students have Half Day

Question of the Day

The Official SAT Question of the Day for Saturday, April 19

Read the following SAT test question and then click on a button to select your answer. 

In the xy -plane, the graph of the line with equation y equals a intersects the graph of the quadratic function (f times x) equals x^2 minus (6 times x) plus 8 in exactly one point. What is the value of a?

  1. click to choose answer A  negative 3
  2. click to choose answer B  negative 1
  3. click to choose answer C  1
  4. click to choose answer D  3
  5. click to choose answer E  4

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Town Hall Meeting: Underage Binge Drinking the Topic for a Town Hall Type Meeting at Stephen Decatur High School

Underage Binge Drinking the Topic for a Town Hall Type Meeting at Stephen Decatur High School Contacts: Worcester County Health Dept. Marty Pusey, M.Ed. - 410.632.0056 Email: Marty.pusey@maryland.gov Worcester County Public Schools Barbara Witherow WHAT: The Worcester County Health Department is partnering with Stephen Decatur High School and the SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) Club to hold an informational meeting for parents, youth, and concerned citizens to discuss the issue of underage binge drinking. This is being described as a Town Hall Meeting. Prevalence data will be reviewed, a viewing of a video about hosting parties at home, resource information shared, and an open discussion. A light meal will be served. WHEN: Monday, May 5, 2014 6:00 – 8:00 pm WHERE: Stephen Decatur High School cafeteria WHO: Parents, youth, and community stakeholders are invited to attend. This is being coordinated by the Worcester County Health Department, Worcester County Public Schools including Stephen Decatur High School and their SADD Club in cooperation with the SPF (Strategic Prevention Framework) Process Team (a sub-committee of the Worcester County Drug and Alcohol Council). WHY: A needs assessment was conducted by the SPF Process Team where it became clear that Worcester County had a high prevalence of binge drinking of alcohol strategic plan has been developed to address these concerns; however, it was felt that the parents, youth, and the community should be informed and involved in developing solutions. With prom, graduation, and summer season break looming, it is a good time to raise awareness and engage stakeholders in order to prevent the negative consequences that can result from underage youth using and over consuming alcohol.