South Dorchester School earns five stars

GOLDEN HILL – It’s a small school, tucked away in South Dorchester, but you can’t say it’s out of sight – in fact, South Dorchester K-8 (SDS) is shining more brightly than ever, after earning five stars in a state survey. The Maryland Department of Education’s School Report Cards were compiled in the early fall […]

Command Spanish® Training for the workplace now available

CAMBRIDGE — The Education Department of Chesapeake College is an Official Registered Provider of Command Spanish®, Inc. language and cross-cultural training programs. Command Spanish®, Inc. is the nation’s leading provider of occupational Spanish language and cross-cultural training and materials. As an Official Registered Provider, the college can offer on-site, job-specific Spanish language and cross-cultural training […]

Maple Band marches at Jets’ game

The Maple Elementary School Marching Lions, under the guidance of Director Ray Washington, performed in MetLife Stadium for the New York Jets’ football game on Sunday. Last season, the children played at a Ravens’ game. The young musicians were on buses before dawn on Sunday, for the trip to Northern New Jersey, where the stadium […]

Students shine at Mid-Atlantic Mathematics Challenge

CAMBRIDGE – The numbers added up for the teams of high school juniors from Cambridge-South Dorchester and North Dorchester High Schools who took part in the recent Mid-Atlantic Mathematics Challenge at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. C-SD placed 2nd in the team challenge while NDHS came in 4th. C-SD students made a clean sweep […]

German exchange students learn and share

CAMBRIDGE – It’s been a busy two months for three exchange students at Cambridge-South Dorchester High School. Kiara Unger, Merlin Becker and Lennard Wilner have traveled the region, played sports, participated in cultural activities and picked up the latest American slang. Now, they are getting ready to return to their homes in Cologne, after a […]

The Cambridge Crab Basket Tree, one of the town’s newer traditions, was officially lighted on Saturday afternoon before the Cambridge-Dorchester Christmas Parade. The C-SDHS choir, led by Melissa Slacum, entertained the growing crowd at Race and Poplar streets with holiday selections. Volunteers who worked to set up the tree were Brandon Hesson, Clayton’s Seafood, Keith […]

Sandy Hill Elementary celebrates nutrition

CAMBRIDGE — The University of Maryland Extension (UME) Food Supplement Nutrition Education (FSNE) program partnered with the Dorchester County Career and Technology Center (DCCTC), Meals to Monday, and the Dorchester County Judy Center, to bring a full day of fresh food tastings and fun to the students of Sandy Hill Elementary on Oct. 17, in […]

Bryan Brothers Scholarship Boosts Workforce Training

WYE MILLS — Four Mid-Shore students are pursuing skilled trades training this year thanks to the William O. “Billy” Bryan Workforce Training Scholarship at Chesapeake College. “This gift helped us with our new initiative to expand scholarship opportunities for students in our non-credit workforce training programs,” said President Cliff Coppersmith. “The majority of our current […]

NDMS celebrates Veterans’ Day

SHILOH – North Dorchester Middle School’s students and teachers observed Veterans’ Day on Friday with an assembly in the gym, featuring the Owls’ band, choir, step team, poms and flag squad performing in honor of the nation’s armed services. Veterans’ Day, originally marking the end of the First World War, takes place officially on Nov. […]

Student advocate is barred, re-admitted to public schools

CAMBRIDGE – Sometimes speaking up can get a person shut down. Julie Yankovich was banned from all Dorchester County Public Schools properties after a contentious March 17, 2017 meeting in which she was acting as an advocate for a student with disabilities. Following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights […]