Notice Of Meeting

  • Wednesday, 21 June 2017
NOTICE OF MEETING Board of Education Special Closed Session Meeting DATE: Friday, June 23, 2017 TIME: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. PLACE: Jimmi & Sooks (upstairs) 527 Polar Street Cambridge, MD 21613 The Board of Education of Dorchester County will conduct a Special Board of Education Closed Session Meeting at the date, time and location indicated above to address organization and personnel issues. All of the meeting will be conducted in closed session in accordance with State Government Article 10-501 through 10-508.

Notice of Board of Education Meeting on June 15, 2017

  • Wednesday, 07 June 2017
NOTICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING DATE: Thursday, June 15, 2017 TIME: 2:00 p.m. PLACE: The Board Room Central Office of the Board of Education 700 Glasgow Street Cambridge, MD 21613 The Board of Education of Dorchester County will conduct an Open Session at the date, time, and location indicated above to address business as indicated on the agenda. After the start of the Open session, the Board will meet in Closed Session Accordance with State Government Article 10-501 through 10-508. At the conclusion of the Closed Session, the Board will reconvene at 6:00 p.m. in Open Session.

2017 SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAMS

  • Monday, 05 June 2017
The Dorchester County Board of Education will be participating in the 2017 Summer Food Service Program at the following sites: Choptank Elementary School, 1103 Maces Lane, Cambridge, MD 21613 Hurlock Elementary School, 301 Charles Street, Hurlock, Maryland 21643 Mace’s Lane Middle School, 1101 Mace’s Lane, Cambridge, MD 21613 Choptank Elementary School and Hurlock Elementary School will operate Monday, July 10, 2017 through Thursday, August 3, 2017. Mace’s Lane Middle School will operate Monday, June 26, 2017 through Thursday, July 27, 2017. Please note schools are closed on 7/3/17, 7/4/17 and all Fridays). Meal times are Breakfast 8:00 a.m. to 9:00…

Congratulations to Superintendent Mitchell!

  • Monday, 22 May 2017
The Board of Education of Dorchester County is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Diana Mitchell to a four-year term as Superintendent of Dorchester County Public Schools. Dr. Mitchell was appointed by a unanimous roll call vote on Monday, May 22, 2017. In commenting on the appointment, President Glenn Bramble said: The Board of Education adhered to all of the processes recommended by the Maryland Association of Boards of Education throughout this four-month search. Additionally, the Board considered community input from a wide variety of sources as part of their deliberations. We are delighted to welcome a professional of…

NOTICE OF SPECIAL BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

  • Thursday, 18 May 2017
NOTICE OF SPECIAL BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING Special Board of Education Meeting For the Purpose of Announcing the Appointment of the New Superintendent DATE: Monday, May 22, 2017 TIME: 4:00 p.m. PLACE: Dorchester County Board of EducationBoard Room700 Glasgow StreetCambridge, MD 21613 The Board of Education of Dorchester County will conduct a Special Board of Education Meeting at the date, time, and location as indicated for the purpose of announcing the appointment of the new superintendent.

Unpaid Meal Charges

  • Friday, 05 May 2017
The Dorchester County Public School Food Service Department is responsible for maintaining all student’s meal accounts in accordance with USDA and the State of Maryland regulations. The USDA and the State of Maryland requires that all local educational agencies provide information to the community households on unpaid school meal accounts. Dorchester County Public School Food Services sends weekly letters home to parents when their children have a negative balance on meal accounts. The letter informs the parent to make payment to the student’s meal account by cash, check and/or on-line payments at myschoolbucks.com. The Food Service Department allows students to…

Three Finalists Announced for DCPS Superintendent

  • Friday, 05 May 2017
Board of Education Announces Three Finalists for Superintendent of Dorchester County Public Schools The Board of Education of Dorchester County has announced the names of three finalists for the next Dorchester County Superintendent of Schools. Each of the finalists will participate in a “Day in the District” next week. After an orientation and preparation meeting on Thursday, April 26, members of the stakeholder focus groups will participate in interviewing the finalists. Please download the link below for more infomation.

May Wellness Newsletter

  • Tuesday, 02 May 2017
Who doesn't love a hot shower in the morning? And who would have thought that such an enjoyable interlude also helps to boost your creativity and jump start your mind? Well here's a good reason to get wet again later in the day: a hot shower before bed helps you fall asleep. For more information, please download the newsletter below. 

Teachers of the Year 2017–2018

  • Monday, 10 April 2017
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…

April Wellness Newsletter

  • Friday, 31 March 2017
Stairway to Health. Wellness is determined by dozens of small choices we all make every day. For example, take the stairs- no, really. TAKE THE STAIRS! It's estimated that stair-climbing for just 2 minutes a day (6-8 flights) will burn enough calories to prevent annual weight gain for the average American. To learn more, download the link below.