Category: Show & Tell

Daniel Reid: Playing with Clay

This year at Urbana Middle School, eighth grader Daniel Reid planned to take Spanish. Instead, 13-year-old Reid decided to swap that class out for visual arts — a decision he has not regretted. “It is really fun. You can express…

Young Author’s Contest

Every year, Urbana Elementary School (UES) participates in the Young Authors’ Contest sponsored by the Maryland Reading Association Counsel. Out of 32 UES student entries, seven were selected as finalists, which will go on to the county level and then…

Show & Tell

Emira Hossain is 9 years old, a fourth-grader at Centerville Elementary School. This fall, in response to a school assignment, Emira did something new, a hand map assignment that required her to traced her hand and write different emotions on…

Show & Tell

Rachel Allen loves to write stories. The stories she enjoys writing the most are set during her favorite times in history — the pioneering era in the late 19th century and the Great Depression. “I like writing about historic times.…

Show & Tell: Amber O’Connor

Early this spring, Urbana High School junior Amber O’Connor tackled an assignment in her Drawing and Painting III class. The assignment was to create something in shades of black, gray and white. Over the course of three weeks, 16-year-old O’Connor…