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 […]

National Technical Honor Society Induction

CAMBRIDGE — Forty seniors from Cambridge-South Dorchester High School and North Dorchester High School were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society on Jan. 7 in a ceremony at the Dorchester Career and Technology Center. These students are studying in one of the CTE (Career and Technical Education) programs offered by Dorchester County Public Schools. […]

ND grad Vonica Molock sets up student success conference

CAMBRIDGE — The news from schools in Dorchester County hasn’t been good lately. Voncia Molock has a plan to change that. She has organized a Student Success Conference on Jan. 18, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Chesapeake College Cambridge Center, aimed at middle school and high school students from Dorchester County and beyond — and […]

ND girls are tourney champs

SHILOH — The Lady Eagles will keep the Small Ball Basketball Christmas Tournament trophy at home for at least a year, beating Colonel Richardson 69-55 for the event’s championship on Dec. 28. It was the tournament’s first year, designed by ND Athletic Director Dave Morrissette to be a small school basketball tournament for boys’ and […]

Eagles name December Athletes of the Month

HURLOCK — December Athletes of the Month have been announced by Dave Morrissette, the school’s athletic director. The honors go to students who not only are successful in their sports, but also in the classroom. Their leadership qualities and sense of citizenship are also taken into account. Receiving the varsity awards, sponsored by Olive Garden, […]

Frazier will ‘Earn and Learn’

CAMBRIDGE – Cambridge-South Dorchester High School senior Thomas Frazier is the second Dorchester County Public School (DCPS) student to sign an employment agreement with GKD-USA through the Maryland Youth Apprenticeship Program (MYAP). He recently attended an event at which he was congratulated by GKD-USA Vice President of Manufacturing Leon Shockley. MYAP is an “earn and […]