Education briefs, June 3, 2020

PreK and KindergartenPre-Registration is now open. If your child attended Pre-K in Dorchester County, you do not need to fill out a registration form for Kindergarten. There are three choices to start the process:• Complete the online Pre-Registration form, someone from the school will contact you.• Call the school that your child will attend and […]

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 […]

Bradley, Walker, Schwarz, Condon are 2020 scholar athletes

DORCHESTER — Four Dorchester County Public School students were named Bayside Athletic Conference 2020 Senior Scholar Athletes on May 5. This is a “high honor as only one girl and one boy is selected from each school,” a statement from the schools said. From North Dorchester High School, Kayley Bradley was recognized for her contributions […]

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 […]

Message Wall, May 6, 2020: Neighbors reach out

CAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about changes to 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:C-SD […]

Letters to the Editor, May 6, 2020

Superintendent of Dorchester County Public Schools W. David Bromwell released the following letter on April 29. Dear Parents and Caregivers:As you know, State Superintendent, Dr. Karen Salmon, announced that the school closure will continue through May 15. In collaboration with State Health Officials and the Governor, Dr. Salmon will continue to assess the situation and […]

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 […]