NDHS replacement is still on schedule

Construction Schedule Phase 1: Oct. 2016-May 2017 Site work, geothermal, sports fields Phase 2: June 2017-June 2019 Building construction Phase 3: May 2019-Oct. 2019 Parking lot, bus loop; demolition of existing buildings Phase 4: August 2019-May 2020 Parking lot, site restoration SHILOH – The North Dorchester High School Replacement Project has reached 60 percent of […]

Report sightings with DolphinWatch app

SOLOMONS ­— Scientists from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science are asking Marylanders to report dolphin sightings in the Chesapeake Bay this Fourth of July holiday and throughout the summer. Whether from land or sea, porpoise spotters can download the free Chesapeake DolphinWatch app for iPhone and Android and report the time and […]

Four young ladies introduced to society

EASTON — On June 2, four young ladies of the Mid-Shore area donned beautiful white gowns and bright smiles as they were introduced to society during the second Pearls of the Eastern Shore Debutante Cotillion sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Kappa Theta Omega chapter. • Kalyn Marie Hopkins, a 2018 graduate of Colonel […]

School nurses facing challenging times

CAMBRIDGE — “A lot of people think we just give out pills, but that’s not true,” School Health Program Supervisor Carolyn Hallowell, RN said June 19. Ms. Hallowell was speaking to the members of the Dorchester County Council, asking the commissioners to provide as much support as they could to the increasingly complex tasks performed […]

Maple Elementary Band holds year-end banquet

CAMBRIDGE – Let’s call it the Marching Tigers’ 2017-18 Tour. The members of Maple Elementary School’s band celebrated the end of the school year – and their tour – with a banquet Friday at the Dorchester Arts Center. The children brought their parents and fans to celebrate with their teachers and especially Band Director Ray […]

Character Counts awards Clark Scholarships

EASTON – Character Counts Mid Shore (CCMS) awarded three A. James Clark Character Counts Citizenship Scholarships to recent high school graduates in Talbot, Caroline and Dorchester counties. The Clark Scholarship is based on the quality of volunteer work a graduating senior has performed throughout their middle and high school years. Over 20 scholarships were submitted […]

CMS Triathlon group awards scholarships

CAMBRIDGE – Chris Markin, president of the Cambridge Multi-Sport (CMS) Triathlon Group, in Cambridge, recently announced that the scholarship committee has presented awards to four Dorchester County students, graduating seniors from North Dorchester High School and Cambridge-South Dorchester High School. “We are extremely excited to find young scholar athletes who are so committed to their […]

Students attend minority achievement summit

CAMBRIDGE — Sixty-five 10th and 11th graders from Cambridge-South Dorchester High School and North Dorchester High School participated in the 2018 Minority Achievement Summit held recently at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and organized by the Minority Achievement Task Force of Dorchester County Public Schools. The purpose of the summit was to “promote academic […]

Lake receives Doctor of Musical Arts

LAKELAND, Fla. — On May 3, 2018, William L. Lake Jr., was conferred the degree Doctor of Musical Arts — Instrumental Conducting from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro under the tutelage of Drs. John R. Locke and Kevin M. Geraldi. Dr. Lake is a native of Cambridge, and the son of the late […]

Dorchester SU freshman among U.S. best costume designers

SALISBURY — When Georgia Fried created outfits for her school plays in Hurlock, she may have been the best costume designer at North Dorchester High School. Now a freshman at Salisbury University, she recently was named among the best collegiate costume designers in the U.S. Ms. Fried recently placed second at the Kennedy Center American […]