Evans will lead Mace’s Lane Middle School

CAMBRIDGE — Mace’s Lane Middle School’s new principal won’t have any trouble finding his way around the building as he heads into his second tenure as a Tiger. Vaughn Evans is a very familiar face around Dorchester County Public Schools (DCPS), as he has also led Warwick Elementary twice, North Dorchester Middle School, North Dorchester […]

Howie back in county, takes over at DCTC

CAMBRIDGE — A veteran educator has returned to serve youth of Dorchester County. “If the new principal at Dorchester Career and Technology Center (DCTC) looks familiar, that’s because Anna Howie spent 16 years in Dorchester County Public Schools (DCPS) before her recent two-year interlude in Talbot County,” a statement from DCPS said. “But Ms. Howie […]

Wicomico schools will start online

SALISBURY – Wicomico County Public Schools will start the 2020-2021 school year with virtual learning for the first semester, an announcement from the county’s Board of Education said Tuesday morning. The move is “supporting the health and safety of students, staff and families while providing robust, consistent instruction through online platforms,” the statement said. Superintendent of […]

DoCo public schools will open online Aug. 31

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester County Board of Education, following the recommendation of Superintendent Dave Bromwell, and voted unanimously Thursday to have schools open with virtual learning. They will use a phased-in approach, beginning with virtual learning for all students and moving to subsequent phases as it becomes safe to do so.The decision comes amid increasing […]

Suptd. Bromwell speaks on school reopenings

CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester County Public Schools (DCPS) Superintendent W. David Bromwell spoke July 13 on WHCP Radio’s Cambridge Community Conversation online program, sharing details on emerging plans for the coming school year.Classes have not been held in schools since the coronavirus pandemic forced schools’ closure in March. Local students finished their spring semester with distance […]

Board of Ed releases Reopening Draft Plan

CAMBRIDGE — On Monday afternoon, the Dorchester County Board of Education released its Reopening Draft Plan for public schools. The text of the plan follows: Focus for Committee Work• Develop a plan for Phase IIPartial return to school; limited number of students per classroomA/B model – what does this look like?• Develop a plan for […]

Band leader Washington is heading to C-SD

CAMBRIDGE — Maple Elementary School Band Director and Music Teacher Ray Washington took his Marching Lions on many a journey in recent years, raising the profile of the program and showing a national audience how much children can accomplish. The Cambridge native and product of Dorchester County Public Schools (DCPS) is continuing his own professional […]

Holotik’s essay is a winner

GOLDEN HILL – What a proud Fourth of July for Amanda Holotik! The South Dorchester School 5th grader learned last week that her essay, “How Can We Address the Health and Well-Being of Our Veterans, Military, and their Families?” was a winner at the national level of the American Legion Auxiliary’s annual Americanism contest. Amanda’s […]

ESNC, New Beginnings join to teach youth info technology

CAMBRIDGE — The Eastern Shore Network for Change (ESNC) donated $1,001.52 to New Beginnings Youth and Family Services to buy 25 Raspberry Pi computer science teaching kits, to be used in a coding camp focused on African-American youth. “We’re so grateful to them,” Executive Director Dr. Theresa Stafford said on June 18.“It’s all about community […]

Ruppert is budding historian

SHILOH — A local eighth grader finished his middle school years with a big success.“Three cheers for North Dorchester Middle School 8th grader Dylan Ruppert, whose paper won a special prize at the state level of the Maryland History Day competition, having previously won first prize in the Lower Eastern Shore round,” a statement from […]

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