The Dorchester County Public Schools budget won approval by a 3-1 School Board vote Monday, June 3. But when a cost-cutting proposal to absorb media specialists into classrooms aroused a public outcry, the idea was quickly taken off the table by the administration.
School tests complete Testing is now over for the spring, and last week administrators thanked students for their participation, families for ensuring their children were well rested and …
North Dorchester High School principal David Stofa welcomed families, dignitaries and school officials to celebrate the Class of 2024. Other speakers included valedictorian Fatima Kaleem, 2022 …
CAMBRIDGE — “Now we can stop waiting and just live,” salutatorian Zy’Aye Bell said to the families and friends filling Cambridge-South Dorchester High School’s gym for …
Board of Education Policy Committee The Board of Education of Dorchester County Policy Committee will hold a Policy Review Meeting on Thursday at 10 a.m. in the Board Room at the Central Office …
The People for Change Coalition is now accepting applications for its 2024 Summer Career Enrichment Program scheduled for July 8-Aug. 1 at Colonel Richardson High School in Federalsburg. Students in …
HURLOCK — At a recent meeting, members of the Hurlock Lions Club presented North Dorchester High School seniors Ava Gomez and Harvey Williamson with Bill Brown Memorial Scholarships valued at …
Speech Language Pathologists In honor of Speech Language Pathologist Day, May 18, thanks went to the Dorchester County Public Schools team of Speech Language Pathologists who work with students …
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North Dorchester Middle School Last week, teachers and administrators at North Dorchester Middle School congratulated the following successful 8th graders. 8th Grade Honor Roll List: …
CAMBRIDGE - The Maryland office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations said it has filed an online complaint with the U.S. Board of Education's Office of Civil Rights on behalf of a 12-year-old Cambridge girl.
PRINCESS ANNE — Common poultry diseases on the Eastern Shore, including avian influenza, is the topic of a Thursday, May 9 seminar that is free and open to the public at the University of …
Superintendent Search Notes from Dorchester County’s Superintendent Search Community Visioning Sessions are available on the DCPS website: dcps.k12.md.us/.../page/superintendent-search-vi …
SHILOH – The administration at North Dorchester High School has released the names of students who earned places on the 2023-2024 Quarter 3 Exceptional Honor Roll with 3.5-4.0 grade point …
WESTMINSTER – The Dorchester Career and Technology Center Chapter of SkillsUSA flexed its competitive muscles again April 16 as students traveled to Carroll County Career and Technology Center …
Dorchester County Council recently appointed her to fill the remaining school board term of the late Dr. Theresa Stafford, who passed away in December 2023, representing District 2. And on …
CAMBRIDGE – The Dorchester County Public Schools Board of Education announced last week that as part of the process to select the next superintendent of schools, there will be a series of …
CAMBRIDGE – From March 21-24, the Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Theater Department delighted audiences and demonstrated that musical theater is alive and well with their performances …
Katelyn Robinson, a pre-kindergarten teacher at Maple Elementary School, has been named the Dorchester County Public Schools Teacher of the Year for 2024-2025. A graduate of Cambridge-South …
BALTIMORE – The Maryland Business Roundtable for Education announced March 18 that Tyonna Perkins from Cambridge-South Dorchester High School is one of the winners of “The 24: Maryland's …
Northern High School in Owings, Maryland, had never had a career counselor. Not until Christian Wargo walked through its doors.
Chesapeake College Chesapeake College campuses will be closed for Spring Break on Monday, March 18, and Tuesday, March 19. Student services will resume Wednesday, March 20. Thank you for your …
The hidden one-acre tract off Bayly Road was once an African American cemetery known to just a few local residents as Silent Hill. Long overgrown and forgotten, only three gravestones, all denoting veterans, remain from well over 100 original burial sites. But those interred there so long ago will soon be properly memorialized, thanks to the dedicated craftsmanship of Dorchester Career and Technology Center senior welding students, the generosity of C & K Lord, Inc. and Penn Stainless Products, and leadership from the Lower Shore Cemetery Preservation Organization, Inc.
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s Democratic-led legislature passed the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future in 2021, vowing to pour billions of dollars into the state’s public schools to …
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