Young team grows, begins its second season

CAMBRIDGE — Kids are lazy on the weekends, right? Not all of them. Every Saturday morning, starting at 8:30 a.m., close to 40 athletes, in grades 3-9, gather to learn the basics — and a few of the fine points — of running, jumping and throwing. They are the members of the Dorchester Vikings Youth […]

Meals til Monday honors volunteers

VIENNA — There are hundreds of children in Dorchester County who can’t be sure where their next meal is coming from over the weekends, when they don’t eat in school. Or maybe we should put that in the past tense, because while they might not have known in the past, now they can count on […]

CPD hosts ‘Trunk or Treat’

CAMBRIDGE — The Cambridge Police Department (CPD) and the city’s Police Athletic League (PAL) presented this year’s “Trunk or Treat” Thursday on Race Street. The 400 block was for pedestrians only from 6-8 p.m., and local families made the most of it, bringing out their costumed kids to enjoy the evening. Police and emergency vehicles […]

MLMS block party welcomes students

CAMBRIDGE — Who says kids aren’t excited about school? There were loads of smiles and plenty of energy Aug. 28 when students and their families attended Mace’s Lane Middle School’s Welcome Back Block Party. Held at the corner of Cosby and Greenwood avenues, the event featured music, dancing, games, face painting and a special contribution […]

Students learn about financial literacy

CAMBRIDGE — It’s never too early to learn how to stretch a dollar. Students in the third, fourth and fifth grades attending the summer program at Mace’s Lane Middle School got some real-world lessons in following a budget and paying bills on July 31. Katie Welcher and Linsey Woolsoncraft, employees at Provident State Bank’s Cambridge […]

Mace’s Lane Middle School hosts ‘Steptacular’

CAMBRIDGE — On May 18, Mace’s Lane Middle School’s Tiger A.M.B.U.S.H (Ambitious – Motivated – Bold – Motivated – Scholarly – Humble) Step Team hosted the inaugural Eastern Shore Steptacular at Cambridge -South Dorchester High School. This was the first step show that was hosted on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The gymnasium floor became the battle […]

Mace’s Lane faces ‘Choking Challenge’

CAMBRIDGE — Two students were arrested last week at Mace’s Lane Middle School after choking other students unconscious. In what has become known at the “Choking Challenge,” a student comes up behind another, and places a forearm across that student’s throat. The incidents on April 29 occurred at a time when Dorchester County’s public schools […]

MLMS student is selected as a student ambassador

BALTIMORE — Rip Cornish, an 8th grader at Mace’s Lane Middle School, was chosen by the Maryland Business Roundtable for Education (MBRT) to represent his district of Dorchester County in the nonprofit organization’s new Student Ambassador Program. The Cambridge resident is one of several students selected who demonstrates a desire to improve his school and […]

Officials discuss safer schools

CAMBRIDGE — Public school officials, law enforcement officers and consultants held a panel discussion March 25, part of a project to create a comprehensive security plan. Mace’s Lane Middle School administrators and Central Office personnel are in talks with representatives from the Kenjya-Trusant Group, LLC (KTG), which is devising the plan they hope will be […]

Dorchester Vikings Youth’s first local meet

Submitted to the Dorchester Banner/Nicole Coleman Members of the Dorchester Vikings Youth Track Team gathered for a photo after their exhibition at the Cambridge Classic Invitational Track and Field Meet on Friday. The team is the first middle school-aged track and field squad in the county.

CAMBRIDGE — The next generation of track and field athletes got their baptism of fire Friday, when the Dorchester Vikings Youth Track Team’s athletes participated in the Cambridge Classic Invitational. The meet is hosted annually by C-SD’s team as a fundraiser, and this year attracted 13 other high school teams from around the state. And […]