Mace’s Lane examines safety plan

Brandon Potter

CAMBRIDGE — Administrators at Mace’ Lane Middle School are working with security consultants to develop effective programs addressing the threat of school violence. Community forums are planned for March, at which citizens will have a chance to learn more. Incidents around the nation of attacks on – and sometimes by – students have prompted the […]

C-SD students win public service video contest

submitted to dorchester banner/dorchster chamber The students on the winning team pictured are: Casey Bennett, Keith Bryant, Eric Day, Kate Dixon, Laura Dixon, Jasper Hood, Helen Hutchinson, Nick Kuntz, Mari Lopez, Ashlynn Mann, Laiba Nisar, and Elizabeth Thomas.

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester Goes Purple Committee announces students from Cambridge-South Dorchester High School won the 2018 Public Service Announcement contest. The contest was offered to students at all high and middle schools in Dorchester County. The objective of the contest was to create a 30 second Public Service Announcement that would help students understand […]

Grant Eberspacher is top 1st grade math kid in Maryland

Submitted to Dorchester Banner Warwick Elementary School Principal Marybeth Blake congratulated first grader Grant Eberspacher on his number-one rank in the online “First in Math” program.

SECRETARY — On Jan. 17, Warwick Elementary School’s Principal Marybeth Blake recognized first grader Grant Eberspacher for his “First in Math” ranking. Grant reached number one in Maryland for all of the state’s first graders. “First in Math is an online learning tool used by children throughout the world, including tens of thousands in Maryland […]

County names top tech students

Submitted to the Dorchester Banner/DCPS The county has named 41 students as public schools' top techies.

CAMBRIDGE – Forty-one students in 10 programs have been inducted into the National Technical Honor Society in a ceremony held at Dorchester County Career and Technology Center shortly before the Christmas break. NTHS, the premier honor society for technical students in the nation, requires students to maintain a 3.25 grade point average in their career […]

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 […]