Education briefs, Dec. 16, 2020

DCPS supports United WayDorchester County Public Schools locations contributing $500 or more collectively for the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore’s 2019-2020 campaign were recognized at the December meeting of the Board of Education. These locations include Choptank Elementary, Dorchester Career and Technology Center, Hurlock Elementary School, North Dorchester Middle School, South Dorchester School, […]

Eagle Stadium gains full bleachers, press box

SHILOH — The North Dorchester High School Replacement Project has provided not only an award-winning building for academics and arts, but also new athletic facilities.“All of the competition and practice athletic fields have enjoyed the last 10 months of grow-in as they now enter dormancy for the winter,” Engineer Chris Hauge said in a statement. […]

NDHS and C-SD celebrate Fall Fest

DORCHESTER — North Dorchester and Cambridge-South Dorchester High School both participated in Fall Fest during the week leading to Thanksgiving break, giving students a chance to show their school spirit in the virtual environment.A highlight of the event was the crowning of the Homecoming Queen and King and their courts at each school. C-SD’s Homecoming […]

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 […]