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 […]

Ruppert wins Middle School’s Geographic Bee

SHILOH — Dylan Ruppert, an 8th grade student at North Dorchester Middle School, won the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee on Jan. 22. The school-level Bee, in which students answered oral questions on geography, was the first round of the 30th annual National Geographic Bee. School winners, including Dylan, will now take a […]

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 […]

Hurlock Fall Festival Parade

HURLOCK – The 2019 Hurlock Fall Festival began with a parade down Main Street on Saturday morning. Among the many groups that took part, North Dorchester High School’s Marching Eagles added color and spirit to the event. Also in the parade were members of the Hurlock Lions Club, vehicles from Hurlock, East New Market, Secretary, […]

Dorchester Vikings Youth’s first local meet

Submitted to the Dorchester Banner/Nicole Coleman Members of the Dorchester Vikings Youth Track Team gathered for a photo after their exhibition at the Cambridge Classic Invitational Track and Field Meet on Friday. The team is the first middle school-aged track and field squad in the county.

CAMBRIDGE — The next generation of track and field athletes got their baptism of fire Friday, when the Dorchester Vikings Youth Track Team’s athletes participated in the Cambridge Classic Invitational. The meet is hosted annually by C-SD’s team as a fundraiser, and this year attracted 13 other high school teams from around the state. And […]

Dorchester’s Maryland History Day Winners

photos submitted to dorchester banner/superintendent’s office NDHS students, from left, Sabrina Phillips, Jocelyn Meyers, Michael Kroeger, Amethyst Siegler, Aaron Palamaras.

CAMBRIDGE — Nine history projects created by Dorchester County Public Schools students won first or second place awards in the recent Maryland History Day event at Salisbury University, advancing the students’ projects to the state level. In the Senior Division, these North Dorchester High School students won first places: Michael Kroeger and Sabrina Phillips for […]

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 […]

NDMS celebrates Veterans’ Day

SHILOH – North Dorchester Middle School’s students and teachers observed Veterans’ Day on Friday with an assembly in the gym, featuring the Owls’ band, choir, step team, poms and flag squad performing in honor of the nation’s armed services. Veterans’ Day, originally marking the end of the First World War, takes place officially on Nov. […]

BREAKING NEWS: 11-year-old student arrested after attack

SHILOH – An 11-year-old boy was arrested Wednesday at North Dorchester Middle School. A report from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office said the student allegedly stabbed a teacher in the neck with a pencil. The school resource deputy assigned to North Dorchester High School responded to the neighboring school for a reported student out of […]