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January 15, 2021 - An Open Letter to the Dorchester County Public Schools Community Dear Dorchester County Public Schools Community, Happy New Year to everyone as this is our first Superintendent video of the New Year. In my last communication to you on November 20, 2020, I expressed a great deal of caution and concern as we had been the first Maryland county to go in reverse to Phase I on October 27, 2020, but more importantly, announced that we would begin back to school in small groups after our Thanksgiving break. We even increased the number of our students…
Please view the attachment below to see the DCPS Reopening Plan.
Board of Education Amends 2020-2021 School Calendar             The Dorchester County Board of Education today unanimously agreed to amend the 2020-2021 school calendar, moving the first day of school for all students to Tuesday, September 8, 2020. This adjustment allows the district and families more time to prepare for the challenges presented by virtual learning, particularly in the areas of electronic device preparation, distribution, and training on the use of the new learning platform for teachers, students, as well as parents. Newly-hired teachers will arrive on August 17 and returning teachers will report on August 24, as originally scheduled. Superintendent…
Thursday, 13 August 2020 11:23

NOTICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

NOTICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING DATE:        Thursday, August 20, 2020                TIME:         4:30 p.m. PLACE:      LIVESTREAM Dorchester Career and Technology Center                    2465 Cambridge Bypass                    Cambridge, MD  21613 Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this Board of Education meeting will be livestreamed only and there will be no public access to the Dorchester Career and Technology Center, 2465 Cambridge Bypass, Cambridge, MD 21613. The agenda and related documents can be accessed online via BoardDocs on the Dorchester County Public Schools website at www.dcps.k12.md.us. The meeting will be open to the public by livestreaming only: https://townhallstreams.com/towns/dorchesterboe Due to COVID-19 Board Meetings are being…
Please download the Press Release below from the Maryland Athletic Association concerning the Fall and Winter Competition Seasons Postponed. 
Friday, 24 July 2020 09:46

DCPS Reopening Plan

Please view the attachment below to see the DCPS Reopening Plan.
REVISED NOTICE OF SPECIAL BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING DATE:        Thursday, July 23, 2020 TIME:         3:30 p.m. PLACE:      Livestream Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this Special Board of Education of Dorchester County will be conducted livestreamed only and there will be no public access to the Dorchester County Board of Education, 700 Glasgow Street, Cambridge, MD 21613. The agenda and related documents can be accessed online via BoardDocs on the Dorchester County Public Schools website at www.dcps.k12.md.us. The meeting will be open to the public by livestreaming only: https://townhallstreams.com/towns/dorchesterboe After the start of the Open session, the Board will meet in Closed…
Monday, 20 July 2020 09:56

DCPS Reopening Plan Draft 7-14-2020

Please view the attachment below to see the DCPS Reopening Plan Draft as of 7-14-2020.
Tuesday, 14 July 2020 11:00

Administrative Appointments

09 July 2020 Administrative Appointments We are pleased to announce the following administrative appointments that were approved by the Board of Education on Thursday, July 9, 2020 • Interim Principal, New Directions Learning Academy – Teresa Berry - Effective July 1, 2020 • Supervisor of Reading/Language Arts K-12, Jamie Bouchelle - Effective August 3, 2020 • Assistant Principal, Alonzo Ellison – Sandy Hill Elementary School - Effective August 3, 2020
Monday, 13 July 2020 11:46

DCPS Reopening Plan Draft 7-9-2020

Please view the attachment below to see the DCPS Reopening Plan Draft 7-9-2020.
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