Public schools’ musicians to perform in All-Shore Band

CAMBRIDGE — Ten Dorchester County Public Schools middle and high school students successfully auditioned for the 2020 All-Shore Bands. All-Shore Senior Band members from North Dorchester High School are Aiden Hayward, Lily McDonald, and Hannah Piasecki. Members from Cambridge-South Dorchester High School are Amanda Bair, Jacqueline Insley, and Maximus Marshall. The Senior Band includes students […]

Cecil Johnson launches MLMS consumer science

CAMBRIDGE — Mace’s Lane Middle School has reached into the past and stirred up a new class, one that has generated much support and enthusiasm among students, parents and community members. Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) — similar to the ‘Home Economics’ of previous years — is being taught by Cecil Johnson, who owns Cambridge […]

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 […]