Ocean City school officials are asking students and staff to continue to be cautious and follow public health precautions designed to protect from COVID-19, especially over spring break so that they may take their next big step in their return to school, according to a news release.The district is gearing up to make a full return to in-school instruction just after spring break comes to an end. Preschool students and grades 7-12 are the last to be brought back on April 12. In order to have this come to fruition and “finish the school year strong,” students need to continue to follow the CDC guidelines, the release stated.“We’ve put countless hours into ensuring the safety of our students and staff with this return. It’s exciting, but really relies on our community’s due diligence,” Schools Superintendent Dr. Kathleen Taylor said. “They will continue to be a huge deciding factor in how teaching will go for the remainder of the school year. It’s a group effort in and outside of school.”For more information refer to the letter from Dr. Taylor here: https://ocnjdaily.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/OCSD-Community-Ltr-033021.pdfUpdates will be posted via SwiftK-12 messaging, social media, as well as the OCSD website.The current Hybrid Plan, safety protocols implemented during the 2020-2021 school year and additional COVID-Prevention guidelines can be found on the district website, oceancityschools.org. Ocean City High School
The U.S. Government awards this medal in recognition of the institution’s efforts to demonstrate commitment, collaboration and coordination in the fight against the misuse of air space, not only in Colombia, but also in other Latin American countries that have interdiction agreements for the fight against drug trafficking. THE AMERICANS AREN’T INTERESTED IN HELPING COLOMBIA FIGHT DRUG TRAFFICKING. THEY HAVE OTHER INTERESTS. By Dialogo April 17, 2013 This honor makes Colombia more committed to accomplishing its constitutional mission and continuing its work to counter the misuse of air space through new technologies and training to remain at the head of Latin America’s fight against this scourge. Air Force General Tito Saúl Pinilla Pinilla, Colombian Air Force Commander, was honored with the ‘Legion of Merit in the Degree of Commander’ award at a military ceremony in Arlington Air Force Base, Virginia. At the ceremony, the Air Force Commander General was acknowledged for the daily organization and training of crews that are responsible for safeguarding their national territory’s sovereignty, as well as for performing high-standard security operations, which make it possible for the Colombian Air Force to become the most operational institution in the continent, with cutting edge technology capable of operating 24/7 in order to guarantee the security of Colombia’s territory. The United States recognizes the efforts made by the Colombian Air Force in strengthening its professionalism and training offered to crews taking a daily part in operations to counter insurgency, which has allowed them to be recognized internationally in recent years, particularly as seen by their participation in air combat exercise “Red Flag” last year, as well as in upcoming international cooperation strategic exercises, such as “Green Flag”, “Maple Flag” and “Angel Thunder”.