Project celebrates Annual White Coat Ceremony

submitted to dorchester banner/superintendent’s office Left Top Row: K Prekrel, Abigail Jackson, Megan Harp, Madison Frase, MyKayla Demby, Rachel Widmaier, Miranda Smith, Emma Murphy, Kara Robbins, Karen Mejia, Hallie Bennett, L Barnes. Left Bottom Row: Chloe Turner, Lilian McDonald, Kaitlyn Wolfe, Savannah Windsor, Anna Tyler, Haroonali Chaudhry, Cami Abbott, Rachel Castro, Megan Price, Skye Adshead and Superintendent Dr. Mitchell.

HURLOCK — North Dorchester High School held their third annual White Coat Ceremony on Jan. 16 in celebration of the second-year cohort of Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Biomedical Science Program. Twenty students were presented with their personal white embroidered PLTW lab coats. The students were also honored for achieving a class average of “Advanced” […]

Sophomore Cephas scores 1,000 points

Dorchester Banner/Dave Ryan Breisha Cephas was congratulated by her family and friends on Friday, for scoring 1,000 points so far in her career on the court. Her mother and coach Tiffany Cephas-Thomas is at far left.

SHILOH — Breisha Cephas, still a sophomore, reached a remarkable milestone last week, scoring her 1,000th point so far during her time on the hardwood. It’s a mark that few players ever reach, and those who do are usually in the fourth year playing basketball, not their second. She knew she was close, but wasn’t […]

N.D. Eagles name January’s top athletes

Submitted to Dorchester Banner/DCPS North Dorchester High School announced their January athletes of the month on Jan. 22. In front from the left are Meredith Wilson, Lori Nagel, and Sandy McCollister from Whitten Insurance Services. In the middle from the left are Austin Kimmey, Kayley Bradley and Jaheim Copper. In back from the left are Camryn Abbott and NDHS Athletic Director Dave Morrissette.

SHILOH — Coaches and administrators at North Dorchester High School have named the Eagles’ athletes of the month for January. The awards recognize not only the students’ success in sports, but also in academics and their good citizenship. The varsity awards were sponsored by Whitten Insurance. “We are very proud of all of you and […]

SHILOH — North Dorchester High School coaches and administrators have named their December athletes of the month. The students are honored not only for their accomplishments in sports, but also in the classroom and for their good citizenship. Each was presented with a prize from sponsors. Metal Arc provided gift cards for the varsity winners, […]

ND Lady Eagles fall to Kent Co., 54-41

Students shine at Mid-Atlantic Mathematics Challenge

CAMBRIDGE – The numbers added up for the teams of high school juniors from Cambridge-South Dorchester and North Dorchester High Schools who took part in the recent Mid-Atlantic Mathematics Challenge at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. C-SD placed 2nd in the team challenge while NDHS came in 4th. C-SD students made a clean sweep […]

Christmas parade draws crowds to Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE – “A Merry Christmas to you all!” the child on a float shouted to the crowd. That pretty much sums it up – joy and energy were in plentiful supply Saturday evening, at the Cambridge-Dorchester Christmas Parade. But this one marked a special anniversary for the event. “That’s right, folks – it’s that time […]

C-SD’s Condon wins state championship

HEREFORD – Some people can run, and that’s fine. But Sarah Condon can race. The Cambridge-South Dorchester High School junior is the 2018 Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association’s Cross Country Region 1A state champion, after her 20:52.82 finish on the grueling Hereford High School course. Sarah was about 9 seconds – pretty convincing, in […]

Eagles name October athletes of the month

SHILOH – North Dorchester High School has a new batch of top students, after October’s athletes of the month were named on Oct. 24. “Coaches sent in your names, and the athletic boosters voted,” Athletic Director Dave Morrissette told the assembled students as he announced the recognition. Junior varsity/underclassmen winners received movie passes from Regal […]

Dorchester students improving at faster rate than state average

CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester County students’ results in the latest Maryland state assessments show an improvement generally exceeding that of the state.Progress was particularly marked in Dorchester County’s middle schools, with the aggregate increase in the number of students at level 4 or 5 in grades 6 through 8 reaching 7 percentage points. South Dorchester K-8’s […]