Students attend STEM Day

BALTIMORE — During its 10th External Learning Experience, the Maryland Business Roundtable for Education (MBRT) sent nearly 50 Next Generation Scholars from Kent County High School and Cambridge-South Dorchester High School to participate in Washington College’s STEM Day on Nov. 6, from 9 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. This daylong program is designed as a hands-on […]

College application campaign underway

CAMBRIDGE — The Class of 2020 at Cambridge-South Dorchester High School and North Dorchester High School participated in the Maryland College Application Campaign from Oct. 21 through 25. The goal of the campaign is to provide support to students and families as they navigate the process of choosing and applying to postsecondary education. A highlight […]

NDHS Honor Society inducts 47 students

HURLOCK — The North Dorchester High School chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 47 new members on Oct. 1. This is a record number of new members, bringing the total Honor Society membership at the school to 57. Faculty advisor Rachael Roberts said, “The new members are to be congratulated on their fortitude as […]

Funding expands Md. Meals for Achievement

BALTIMORE – The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has awarded $7.55 million in State funds to 522 schools selected to participate in Maryland Meals for Achievement (MMFA), an alternative breakfast delivery program that provides students with free, in-classroom breakfast. Of the 522 schools selected for MMFA, 32 schools are additional for school year 2019-2020. […]

From the Superintendent…

It was my pleasure to welcome students and families back to school! Dorchester County Public Schools (DCPS) is off to a very fast start with interim reports taking place this past week. Reflecting about our summer; it feels like yesterday that I was completing my administrative retreat with principals, supervisors, and then addressing our 750 […]

C-SDHS Interact Club receives citation

CAMBRIDGE — The Cambridge South Dorchester High School Interact Club was recently presented with the Rotary International Presidential Citation for Interact Clubs for school year 2018-19. The Citation was presented to the officers of the Club at a Pep Rally in front of the entire student body. Cambridge Rotarian Phil Reed introduced the officers of […]

350th anniversary contest winners

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester County 350th Anniversary Steering Committee is pleased to announce the 25 winners of the student Art and Essay Contest, held in conjunction with the Dorchester County 350th Anniversary Celebration. The students received their awards during the celebration program on Sept. 22 at the Dorchester County Courthouse. More than 60 students in […]

Chamber hears Bromwell’s goals

CAMBRIDGE — Schools Superintendent Dave Bromwell shared his goals and challenges with members of the local business community on Sept. 17 during a Dorchester Chamber of Commerce lunch. Among the top issues faced by the county’s public schools are teacher retention and the needs of trauma-affected students. Also important, he said, is learning the needs […]

DNR gets funds for sturgeon research

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has been awarded more than $700,000 in federal funding to study and monitor the endangered Atlantic sturgeon. The money will be used over three years to continue the department’s tagging and tracking of fall spawning Atlantic sturgeon in the Nanticoke River and Marshyhope Creek. Until recently, Maryland’s […]

Car goes to top teacher Zinnel

Hertrich Automotive Group joined DCPS’s kickoff for the new school year to present Teacher of the Year Charlene Zinnel with a Kia Sorrento for her use during the year. Michael McCauley, general manager of Hertrich Honda Kia in Easton, presented Ms. Zinnel with her sweet new wheels. Hertrich also took the opportunity to announce their […]