Rotary learns about Junior Achievement

CAMBRIDGE – Jayme Hayes, president of Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore, spoke to the Rotary Club of Cambridge about the works of Junior Achievement and how they have impacted Dorchester County. The Organization covers Talbot, Dorchester, Caroline, Wicomico, Somerset and Worcester counties. “Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore is a nonprofit dedicated to educating […]

Club learns about Junior Achievement program

CAMBRIDGE – Jayme Hayes, president of Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore, spoke to the Rotary Club of Cambridge about the works of Junior Achievement and how they have impacted Dorchester County. The Organization covers Talbot, Dorchester, Caroline, Wicomico, Somerset and Worcester counties. “Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore is a nonprofit dedicated to educating […]

We need to make things better

I began substituting in the spring of 2010. Over that time, I have seen a decline in respect and conduct among some students. It is out of control. Let me interject here, most students are not the problem and much of the conduct is mirroring society. Having said that, we have responsibilities. I will address […]

Condon speaks to Cambridge Rotary Club

CAMBRIDGE — A nervous Sarah Condon stood before the members of the Rotary Club of Cambridge as she told her story of taking first place at the Hereford State Cross Country meet. Introduced by her teacher and coach, Sean Reincke, the Cambridge-South Dorchester High School junior said, “entering high school she had no intension or […]

There’s no room in politics for personalities, vendettas

For the past several years, the Dorchester County Council has managed to put some very qualified experienced individuals in key department head positions. From all appearances, things seemed to be doing well and Dorchester County was running smoothly. People outside were, again, looking at us on a positive basis. Then it happened. An election with […]

Dictionaries delivered to county 3rd graders

The Rotary Club of Cambridge recently completed its annual “Dictionary Project,” delivering dictionaries to approximately 400 Dorchester County 3rd graders. The program, which began under the leadership of Roger Harrell, Club president in 2003-2004, has run continuously for 16 years. During those years, close to 6,500 dictionaries have been presented to students, some whom do […]

Where has civility gone?

I must preface this writing by stating, it is not political nor does it have anything to do with our First Amendment right of “Freedom of Speech.” It has one purpose and one purpose only. “How do we talk to and treat each other?” For those who have forgotten or, perhaps, never knew what “Civility” […]

Students receive RYLA check

EASTON — Thirteen students, from Easton High School, recently gathered to receive a check from Phil Reed, RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) Chair for Rotary District 7630. The check represented the prize they received for being the winning group at the recent RYLA Conference. As the group selected first place, they were able to select […]

How we can improve Dorchester schools

I have sat back idly as long as I can, perhaps too long. I have heard about the mass exodus of teachers, good teachers, just waiting for the end of the year. Over the past several months, I have spoken to a number of teachers from several different schools in the Dorchester County School System […]

Rotary awards ‘Service Above Self’ honors

CAMBRIDGE — Continuing a tradition started on May 13, 1971, the Cambridge Rotary Club awarded “Service Above Self” awards to Daniel Joel-Ysidro Garcia, Leah Grace Fule Krotee, of Cambridge-South Dorchester and Destiny Arionna Coleman, and Joseph Aidan Bates, students at North Dorchester High. Counting this year’s recipients, in 48 years the Cambridge Rotary Club will […]