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Posted 5/15/24

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:

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Dorchester education briefs


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:

Joseph Anderson, Jack Banda-Perez, Katherine Bell, Kendall Bradford, Kate Burton, Jack Dodson, Jayon Downing, Ella Era, Xochitl Gonzalez Perez, Chloe Grubbs, Philip Harrington IV

Carter Helmer, Kami Jackson, Mark Mills Jr., Laila Moore, Brooke Moxey, Caleb Nater, Ashton Robinson, Emma Ruppert, Olivia Shifler, Laila Shufelt, Nathan Twilley, Nathan White, Jameerah Williams and Peyton Worm.

8th Grade Principal's List:

Caylee Cochran, Garrett Griffith, Autumn Koski, Charles Lamarre, Alexander McKelvey, Isabella Ramos Curtis, Averie Smith and Destini Wongus.

8th Grade Perfect Attendance List:

Jack Banda-Perez, Kendall Bradford, Dallas Collins Jr., Sarina Heng, Kami Jackson, Daniel Moran, Ashton Robinson, Justin Sampson-Shabazz, Precious Smith, Nathan White and Destini Wongus.

North Dorchester Middle School

8th grade End of the Year information - June 1 Formal; June 10 Locker cleanout and practice/picnic; June 11 9 a.m. Promotion Ceremony (school appropriate attire).

Superintendent Search

Notes from Dorchester County’s Superintendent Search Community Visioning Sessions are available on the DCPS website:

NDHS Spirit Days

Friday Spirit Days remaining at North Dorchester High School are: May 17, Senior Day; May 24, NDHS/USA Day; May 31, Twin Day; June 7, Tie Die Day; and June 14, Tropical Day.

NDMS Formal Dance

North Dorchester Middle School’s 8th Grade Formal Dance, "A Walk on the Red Carpet" will take place June 1, from 7-9 p.m. in the NDMS gymnasium. There will be a DJ, food, and a photo booth.

Ticket sales started April 15. They are available in the NDMS office for $5.

FAFSA deadline

The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) wants to increase the number of students completing and submitting their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form before the May 15 State Priority Deadline.

Maryland students may receive state financial aid from the information they provide on their federal FAFSA form. Each year, MHEC provides about 65,000 students with more than $130 million in state financial aid to attend college.

Information can be found at:

Tool Kit:

Pro Tips:

FAFSA Video:

FAFSA Boot Camp:

Apprenticeship Program

Cambridge-South Dorchester High School has been working to create an equitable and collaborative process for the Maryland Youth Apprenticeship Program. Administrators are asking that all students interested in the program complete the MD Youth Apprenticeship interest form.

Find the form at:

Contact your school counselor for more information.

Chesapeake’s Drop-In Math

Any student taking math at Chesapeake can receive math tutoring.

Wye Mills

Monday-Thursday: 9 am - 6 pm
Appointments are highly encouraged. Walk-in is based on tutor availability.
Drop-in Math Tutoring available 9 am - 5 pm
4 pm - 8 pm
Online tutoring available by appointment.
Friday-Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 1 pm - 5 pm
Online appointments only. Appointments are highly encouraged.


Monday: 9 am - 6 pm

Tuesday: 9 am - 4:30 pm

Wednesday: 9 am - 6:00 pm

Thursday: 9 am - 4:30 pm

Friday-Sunday: Closed

Make an appointment

Administrators will monitor requests and email confirmations and instructions. Email with questions, requests for group appointments, or with requests for recurring appointments.

Law enforcement careers

Parents of youths between the ages of 14 to 18 who seek a future career in law enforcement, and want to join a leadership inspired program, can email Maryland State Police Trooper Rola at

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