WESTOVER — The last time a parent addressed the Somerset County Board of Education in person and without an appointment was at the September 2020 meeting. Matt Lankford spoke to the board …
MT. VERNON — In 1921, the all wood, two-story Mt. Vernon High School was the largest structure in the community and one of the biggest in Somerset County. It was so imposing in the …
PRINCESS ANNE - NOAA, through its Educational Partnership Program with Minority Serving Institutions recently renewed an agreement that will provide $30 million in grants over five years to support …
CRISFIELD — Do you dislike school uniforms? At Woodson Elementary School at least on Fridays you can be less grumpy about your wardrobe as you can forgo the standardized tops required by policy …
PRINCESS ANNE — The University of Maryland Eastern Shore moved a step closer to meeting President Heidi M. Anderson’s goal of being a "Top 10" historically black institution in the latest …
WESTOVER — Before it even started Somerset County Board of Education Chair Penny Nicholson gaveled to close the regularly scheduled September meeting when some members of the public refused to …
WESTOVER — The SkillsUSA Chapter at Somerset County Technical High School is fundraising with a back to school Krispy Kreme doughnut sale. The price is $9 per dozen with orders due Monday, …
WESTOVER — For the fourth time since 2007 a Cavins sibling will represent students as a non-voting member on the Somerset County Board of Education. Cassidy Cavins, a junior at Washington …
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PRINCESS ANNE — The University of Maryland Eastern Shore moved a step closer to meeting President Heidi M. Anderson’s goal of being a “Top 10” historically black institution …
BALTMORE — In support of the Maryland State Board of Education’s mask mandate to combat the spread of COVID-19 the Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review (AELR) Committee on …
The University of Maryland Eastern Shore opened its doors 135 years ago this week to nine students greeted by Benjamin O. Bird, an educator from Baltimore who might not have been the first choice for …
CRISFIELD - As the Crisfield High School marching band played “Never Gonna Give You Up,” Somerset County Teacher of the Year J. Logan Webster became the fourth top teacher since 2018 to …
PRINCESS ANNE — Area youth ages 8-11 can register now through Sept. 20 for a series of six Junior Master Gardener classes this fall. Hosted by University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension …
WESTOVER — The Somerset County Board of Education, in a special closed session on Sept. 2, voted to continue the mask-optional position it has maintained since July and adopt a “Masking …
PRINCESS ANNE – Trigg Hall, an iconic structure on the University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s original campus footprint, has qualified for a $500,000 federal grant to pay for …
BALTIMORE — Somerset County Public Schools are opening this week mask-optional but action last Thursday by the Maryland State Board of Education will in a few days require face coverings be …
PRINCESS ANNE - The University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension is the recipient of over $200,000 in grants to implement the Extension Collaborative on Immunization Teaching and Engagement …
BALTIMORE — The Maryland State Board of Education voted 13-1 to require masks in public schools during a special meeting Aug. 26. All but five of the state’s 24 districts had already …
PIKESVILLE — With students beginning to head back to school — many for the first time in more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic — Maryland State Police and the Maryland …
Sometimes I write to inform and convince and sometimes I write to create a record. As this issue appears to be baked into our society, I do not see that what I write will change many, if any, minds. …
DENTON — Masks are now required for all individuals inside Caroline County Public Schools buildings, regardless of vaccination status, when students are present. The announcement took place …
SALISBURY -- Salisbury University’s Samuel W. and Marilyn C. Seidel School of Education has developed a “virtual field trip,” allowing high school students to “see” …
PRINCESS ANNE — University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension will offer an online cooking class to help growers meet an increasing demand for specialty crops and to educate consumers on their …