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 […]

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 […]

52 students in All-Shore Chorus

DORCHESTER — Fifty-two middle and high school students succeeded in auditions to join the Junior and Senior All Shore Choruses, the showcase for the most talented voices on the Eastern Shore. North Dorchester High School led the pack with 33 students who will perform with the Senior Chorus: Hope Benjamin, Avlynn Bennett, Cahleigha Brown, Lydia […]

Sheriff updates on NDHS threat

SHILOH — The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office issued an update Tuesday evening regarding the ongoing investigation related to threats made over the weekend against North Dorchester High School. A 16-year-old juvenile male was arrested early Monday morning and charged with making threats of mass violence and disturbing school activities. The full statement said, “Following the […]

Town Square, Feb. 12, 2020

Town Square is an opinion column to which readers can submit their views. As a true community newspaper, we’re always looking for ways to include local thought and pertinent viewpoints. This column is a way to share those thoughts. Civility and fair comment will always prevail. Citizens responded after threats were made by a juvenile […]

Student arrested after NDHS threat

SHILOH — Dorchester County Public Schools (DCPS) and the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a threat against North Dorchester High School. A statement from DCPS said the Sheriff’s Office was notified and took the suspect into custody. “Once the Sheriff’s Office has completed the investigation, DCPS will follow procedures according to the Code of […]

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 […]