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Wednesday, 18 September 2013 06:44

Teachers of the Year 2013–2014

The Teacher of the Year Program recognizes exemplary experienced teachers and outstanding first year teachers in Dorchester County and the State of Maryland. Mrs. Linda Blackmon 2013–2014 Teacher of the Year Mrs. Blackmon is the Media Teacher at North Dorchester Middle School Linda earned a Bachelor's in Religion and minor in Business from Meredith College in 1984, Master’s in Conflict Management from Trinity Seminary in 1999, Master’s in Instructional Technology from Towson University in 2003, and an MSDE Administration Certificate in 2012. She teaches research, media, reading, and TV Production. She designed and published Dorchester County Public Schools’ websites. Linda…
Friday, 16 May 2014 10:22

Teachers of the Year 2014–2015

The Teacher of the Year Program recognizes exemplary experienced teachers and outstanding first year teachers in Dorchester County and the State of Maryland. Mr. Thomas "Trey" Mills, III 2014–2015 Teacher of the Year Mr. Mills is the Chemistry Teacher at Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Trey is a graduate of Cambridge-South Dorchester High School from the Class of 1997. He has earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, magna cum laude, and a minor in Psychology from Washington College in 2001. He has also earned a Master of Arts in Chemistry and Biochemistry from the University of Delaware in 2006.Trey participates…
Tuesday, 22 December 2015 16:39

3D Animated Model of the new NDHS

The North Dorchester High School Replacement Project and Hord Coplan Macht have released a three-dimensional animation of the replacement high school campus. Visit the North Dorchester High School Replacement Project website to download the video.
Wednesday, 28 October 2015 11:25

PARCC-Related Resources

The 2015-2016 school year is the second year students in grades 3-8 and high school will take the PARCC assessments in English Language Arts/Literacy and Mathematics. PARCC helps teachers and parents determine if younger students are acquiring skills and knowledge needed to advance to the next grade level, while older students can see if they are on track to graduate, ready for college and careers. Understanding the PARCC Home Report Parent Guide to PARCC Score Report Score Report Guide Video: Understanding the PARCC Score Report Dorchester County Performance Reports Grade 3 English Language Arts Grade 3 Mathematics Grade 4 English…
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 12:04

Approved NDHS Schematic Design

The new North Dorchester High School will: Be a “Multi-purpose Tool” to support Community Use Fully Incorporate the use of Technology Be Safe & Secure Engage & Respect ALL Learners Be Flexible, Adaptable, Resilient & Expandable Have Improved Athletic Programs and Facilities Be Energy Efficient and Sustainable Fully use the entire Site/Campus for Learning Read more
Thursday, 21 April 2016 14:13

Teachers of the Year 2016–2017

The Teacher of the Year Program recognizes exemplary experienced teachers and outstanding first year teachers in Dorchester County and the State of Maryland. Mrs. Jennifer Wingate 2016–2017 Teacher of the Year Mrs. Wingate is a 1st Grade Teacher at South Dorchester School. The Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Jennifer Wingate, received her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary and Special Education from Frostburg State University with a dual major in Elementary and Early Childhood Educations, with a minor in Spanish. She traveled to Spain to study while at Frostburg and has obtained her ESOL certification through the University of Phoenix. Ms. Wingate…
Tuesday, 17 April 2018 13:10

Teachers of the Year 2018–2019

Ms. Benedita Gomes 2018–2019 Teacher of the Year Ms. Gomes is a Spanish Teacher at North Dorchester High School. North Dorchester High School Spanish teacher Benedita Gomes has been selected as the Dorchester County Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year for 2018-2019. Ms. Gomes, a 26-year teaching veteran, was chosen from a field of 11 finalists nominated by parents, teaching colleagues, and the community. Besides teaching Spanish, Ms. Gomes is deeply involved in the life of the school. She is the Extended Day Coordinator for NDHS, sits on the Faculty Council, and advises student activities including the Spanish Honor Society,…
Monday, 10 April 2017 11:31

Teachers of the Year 2017–2018

The Teacher of the Year and First Class Teacher of the Year for Dorchester County Public Schools were announced Tuesday night, April 4, 2017, at the annual reception. Mr. Sean Reincke, Social Studies Teacher at Cambridge-South Dorchester High School was selected as the Teacher of the Year for 2017 – 2018. Ms. Amber Aaron, Math Teacher at North Dorchester Middle School was selected as the First Class Teacher of the Year for 2017-2018. The Teacher of the Year will go on to the Maryland State competition with the finalists announced State-wide on October 27, 2017. The First Class Teacher of…
Thursday, 16 April 2015 09:29

Teachers of the Year 2015–2016

The Teacher of the Year Program recognizes exemplary experienced teachers and outstanding first year teachers in Dorchester County and the State of Maryland. Mrs. Emily Maddox 2015–2016 Teacher of the Year Mrs. Maddox is a Special Education Teacher at Sandy Hill Elementary School The Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Emily Maddox, received her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary and Special Education from Geneva College in Pennsylvania and went on to earn her Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Salisbury University. Prior to working at Sandy Hill Elementary, Mrs. Maddox was a Special Education Teacher at Cambridge South Dorchester High School for…
Monday, 02 March 2015 08:33

2014 Annual Report

From Henry V. Wagner, Jr. Ed.D, Superintendent of Schools: This 2014 Annual Report provides a snapshot of our school system. In this document, we provide a variety of facts and figures about our schools, students, employees, and finances; honor some of our outstanding teachers and support employees; and outline several of the challenges and changes that face us in the coming year. As you can see from our student achievement data, our school system has demonstrated growth in many areas; we are especially proud of our advances with respect to graduation rate, dual enrollment, Advanced Placement participation and pass rate,…
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