News - Dorchester County Public Schools

Notice of Budget Work Session

  • Sunday, 28 January 2018
NOTICE OF BUDGET WORK SESSION DATE: Thursday, February 1, 2018 TIME: 5:00 p.m. PLACE: The Board Room Central Office of the Board of Education700 Glasgow StreetCambridge, MD 21613 The Board of Education of Dorchester County will conduct a Budget Work Session at the date, time, and location indicated above to address business as indicated on the agenda. All or part of the meeting may be conducted in closed session in accordance with Section 3-305 of the General Provisions of the Annotated Code of Maryland.

Nominations for Teacher of the Year / First Class Teacher of the Year

  • Monday, 22 January 2018
The Dorchester County Board of Education is proud to recognize outstanding teachers in our county, and by partnering with local businesses celebrate their achievements. Teachers nominated should exemplify the highest standards of teaching. Nominees must be certificated and highly qualified full-time classroom, resource or specialist teachers who spend the majority of their time teaching. They will be expected to remain as active teachers in Dorchester County throughout the 2018-2019 school year. Students, parents, colleagues, administrators and community organizations are encouraged to submit the name of a teacher(s) on the forms found attached to this email or on the DCPS web…

MLK Day

  • Sunday, 14 January 2018
Just a reminder: Dorchester County Public Schools will be closed Monday, January 15th in honor of the anniversary of the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Notice of Board of Education Meeting

  • Wednesday, 10 January 2018
NOTICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING DATE: Thursday, January 18, 2018 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 in accordance with Section 3-305 of the General Provisions of the Annotated Code of Maryland. At the conclusion of the Closed Session, the Board will reconvene at…

January Wellness Newsletter

  • Tuesday, 02 January 2018
Take A Stand. On average, adults over 45 sit for over 12 or 16 walking hours. That's 75% of every day! And guess what? On average, kids aged 8-18 sit EVEN MORE than adults- about 4.5 hours a day at school, another 7 hours of sitting in front of various screens outside of school, plus time for driving to school, eating meals, doing homework. Add it all together and the average kid is sitting for 85% of their waking hours each and every day. For more information, please download the newletter below.

Notice of Board of Education Meeting

  • Monday, 01 January 2018
NOTICE OF MEETING Board of Education Budget Work Session with Public Comments on the Budget DATE: Thursday, January 4, 2018 TIME: 5:00 p.m. - Budget Work Session with Public Comment on the Budget 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 a Budget Work Session with Comments from the Public at the date, time and location indicated above to address business as indicated on the agenda. All or part of the meeting may be conducted in closed session in accordance with Section…

Notice of Board of Education Meeting

  • Wednesday, 06 December 2017
NOTICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING DATE: Thursday, December 14, 2017 TIME: 2:30 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 in accordance with Section 3-305 of the General Provisions of the Annotated Code of Maryland. At the conclusion of the Closed Session, the Board will reconvene at…

December Wellness Newsletter

  • Thursday, 30 November 2017
Want to have some Mammoth fun over the Holidays? Go check out the woolly mammoths at a natural history museum. Or spend an afternoon at a local history museum. Or an art museum, a national monument, a children's museum, or a sports museum. Why? Because you'll find a lot of cool stuff at these places, which are mostly inside and warm! For more information, download the newlsetter below.

American Education Week

  • Sunday, 12 November 2017
American Education Week—November 13-17, 2017—will present all Americans with a wonderful opportunity to celebrate public education and honor individuals who are making a difference in ensuring that every child receives a quality education. The National Education Association was one of the creators and original sponsors of American Education Week. Distressed that 25 percent of the country's World War I draftees were illiterate and 9 percent were physically unfit, representatives of the NEA and the American Legion met in 1919 to seek ways to generate public support for education. The conventions of both organizations subsequently adopted resolutions of support for a…

NOTICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

  • Thursday, 09 November 2017
NOTICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING DATE: Thursday, November 16, 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 in accordance with Section 3-305 of the General Provisions of the Annotated Code of Maryland. At the conclusion of the Closed Session, the Board will reconvene at…