Hallett’s work has an impact on students

SALISBURY — Most final projects mean an end to a course and the conclusion of a semester. At Salisbury University, however, one graduate student’s final project could have a lasting impact on nursing students for years to come. Brooke Hallett of Hurlock developed a pediatric seizure simulation for SU’s Richard A. Henson Medical Simulation Center […]

Seniors celebrate last day with a tour of photos, memories

CAMBRIDGE — May 20 was special, the last official day of school for the Dorchester County Public Schools Class of 2020. But they didn’t get there alone. Students, families and friends faced the challenges of social restrictions, and created a unique celebration for that afternoon, something all could enjoy as they marked the successful completion […]

Cambridge-South Dorchester High School senior parade route

Schools in Dorchester and around the country have announced creative ways to honor the Class of 2020, while maintaining safe distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dorchester County Public Schools will hold two parades, at which graduating seniors will be celebrate their accomplishments and hear the cheers of their families, friends and neighbors. The Cambridge-South Dorchester […]

North Dorchester High School Class of 2020 parade route

SHILOH – Schools in Dorchester and around the country have announced creative ways to honor the Class of 2020, while maintaining safe distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dorchester County Public Schools will hold two parades, at which graduating seniors will be celebrate their accomplishments and hear the cheers of their families, friends and neighbors. The […]

Public schools announce graduation plans

CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester County Public Schools announced on Friday plans to honor graduates of the Class of 2020. Superintendent W. David Bromwell’s full statement follows: As many of you already know, Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon has closed all Maryland schools for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. This is an […]

Dorchester Academic Support Coalition forms for local youth

CAMBRIDGE —Responding to the COVID-19 outbreak in Dorchester County, several local non-profits recently established a collaborative body called the Dorchester Academic Support Coalition (DASC). DASC, consisting of the Empowerment Center, Harvesting Hope Youth and Family Wellness, and New Beginnings Youth and Family Services, was formed to better communicate information and share resources while supporting disadvantaged […]

DCPS Class of 2020 Graduation Plans

CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester County Public Schools announced on Friday plans to honor graduates of the Class of 2020. Superintendent W. David Bromwell’s full statement follows. As many of you already know, Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon has closed all Maryland schools for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. This is an […]

Chesapeake College: Support for community in crisis

WYE MILLS – Like every organization and individual in Maryland, Chesapeake College has had to adjust to the new normal during the COVID-19 pandemic – and quickly. Just a month ago, Chesapeake’s students and faculty were looking forward to a week-long spring break. Since that time, the college transitioned 300 class sections to online delivery […]

Robinson, Abt are county’s top teachers

CAMBRIDGE — Congratulations to Dorchester County Public Schools Teacher of the Year Cherie Robinson and First Class Teacher of the Year Hannah Abt! Ms. Robinson teaches aspiring educators at Dorchester Career and Technology Center and Ms. Abt has classroom of energetic pre-kindergarteners at Choptank Elementary School. These two outstanding teachers represent the great work being […]

Dr. Salmon: Schools closed until May 15

ANNAPOLIS — Superintendent of Maryland Public School Dr. Karen Salmon announced at a press conference Friday afternoon that she was extending the closure of the state’s public schools until May 15. In the meantime, educators will consider plans for summer and online programs to help keep students safe from infection by the COVID-19 virus. “State […]

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