DCPS employee tests positive for COVID-19

CAMBRIDGE — An employee at one of Dorchester County Public Schools has tested positive for COVID-19. “I can confirm a member of the DCPS staff has tested positive, but due to privacy concerns we will not share their work location or further information,” Communications and Community Outreach Specialist Valerie Goff emailed in reply to a […]

Neighbors sharing ideas, help and support

CAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to check on the status of goods and services before leaving home.The Banner compiled a list of announcements over the previous week, which follows: Board of […]

Bromwell to Hogan: Dorchester submitted, and will follow, school reopening plan

CAMBRIDGE — Superintendent of Dorchester County Public Schools Dave Bromwell defended his organization’s reopening plan in a live, online presentation Friday. He was responding to criticism leveled by Gov. Larry Hogan during a press conference Thursday, when he authorized public schools to reopen with in-person instruction for the fall semester. In part of the governor’s […]

Hogan: Public schools can reopen

ANNAPOLIS — In a press conference Thursday afternoon, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan authorized public schools to reopen with in-person instruction for the fall semester. He was joined at the conference by Acting Deputy Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health Dr. Jinlese Chan and State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon. “Today I am announcing […]

Payton takes over at Choptank Elementary

CAMBRIDGE — Twenty-eight years ago, Choptank Elementary’s new Principal Laretha Payton began her education career as a kindergarten teacher in Fayetteville, North Carolina. While she has had successful forays into both middle and high schools, she is happy to be back in an elementary school where it all began, an announcement from the Dorchester County […]

Message Wall: Neighbors sharing help, ideas and support

Dorchester BannerCAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to check on the status of goods and services before leaving home.The Banner compiled a list of announcements over the previous week, which follows: Board […]

Evans will lead Mace’s Lane Middle School

CAMBRIDGE — Mace’s Lane Middle School’s new principal won’t have any trouble finding his way around the building as he heads into his second tenure as a Tiger. Vaughn Evans is a very familiar face around Dorchester County Public Schools (DCPS), as he has also led Warwick Elementary twice, North Dorchester Middle School, North Dorchester […]