Dorchester County families and Dorchester County Public School (DCPS) staff came together to celebrate students in grades 6, 7, & 8 for their accomplishments at the DCPS Science Fair and STEM Festival.  For the first time, a STEM Festival compon…

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The Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland (LBCM) was pleased to welcome two Dorchester County students from Mace’s Lane Middle School, ZaMiera Page and Ta’Breon Sampson to Youth Day in Annapolis, held on Saturday, February 27th. The students were …

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Move over, J.K. Rowling! Michelle Gregori’s kindergarteners at Maple Elementary School are now published authors too, but their book is about real-life heroes. The class’s new book started as a Veteran’s Day project last November when Navy v…

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The Dorchester County Career and Technology Center construction students recently volunteered to help renovate a vacant building in Vienna.  Students in Pete Pietras’s Carpentry class and Danny Insley’s Electricity class participated in the proj…

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The Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) hosted the first Lower Eastern Shore Rural Economic Development Session on Nov. 19 and 20 at Salisbury University. The sessions included presentations by public and private sector economic leaders …

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The Class of 2016 at both North Dorchester and Cambridge-South Dorchester High Schools participated in the Maryland College Application Campaign. Every senior was encouraged to apply to at least one college. Dr. Wagner said," This initiative brin…

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As the 2015-2016 school year closes in, the Dorchester County Economic Development Office wanted to share good news from Dorchester County Public Schools (DCPS).  First, DCPS learned their graduation rate had risen to 87.90 percentage points exceedi…

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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) Chesapeake and Coastal Service (CCS) will host a Working Waterfronts Exchange on Thursday, June 18, 2015, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Although attendance is free and open to the public, space is…

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The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) announced an all-time high in the state’s four-year cohort graduation rate – 86.39%. We are very pleased to announce that the 2014 Dorchester County Public Schools’ (DCPS) four-year cohort high …

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North Dorchester Middle School (NDMS) social studies students in grades 6-8 participated in the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) 2014-2015 Patriot’s Pen essay contest. NDMS was sponsored locally by VFW Post 5246. This year’s theme was “Why I Appr…

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