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 […]

Top fundraising class earns VIP Zoo trip

SALISBURY — Students from four counties will be out raising money to support improvements to the Bison Exhibit at the Salisbury Zoo. They are part of the Delmarva Zoological Society’s Just Zoo It! campaign to raise money for capital improvement projects at the Salisbury Zoo. This is the eighth year for Just Zoo It! which […]

Infants & Toddlers program holds annual family picnic

CAMBRIDGE — It was a beautiful day to be down on the farm. The Dorchester County Infants & Toddlers Program held their annual Family Picnic on May 23, at Sailwinds Park. Several families attended and were treated to a picnic lunch that was catered by the DCTC culinary class and it was yummy! Farm duds […]

Air Force drummer visits Mace’s Lane

CAMBRIDGE – Professional drummer and guest artist Gabriel Staznik visited Mace’s Lane Middle School on June 7 to offer a drum masterclass to 6th, 7th, and 8th grade band students. Technical Sergeant Staznik is a member of the U.S. Air Force rock band Max Impact as well as a drummer for legendary performer Chubby Checker. […]

NDMS students honors school staff

HURLOCK — On Sept. 21, the 8th grade members of the North Dorchester Middle School National Junior Honor Society served a breakfast for staff in the school as a show of appreciation for their hard work and to celebrate the first 30 days of school. The school day started off early for the 8th grade […]