The Dorchester Banner reports on various news items related to education in the Dorchester County area of Maryland. North Dorchester High School will be livestreaming its graduation ceremony on June 1, and Colonel Richardson High School Principal Dr. Nikki VonDenBosch has completed the Maryland Superintendent Academy. Graduating seniors will participate in Elementary School Walks, where they walk through their old schools in graduation regalia. The Maryland Association of Boards of Education has announced Milton Nagel as their new executive director effective July 1. Finally, the Dorchester County Public Schools will be participating in the 2023 Summer Food Service Program, providing free meals to children.
According to a report from the Dorchester Banner, North Dorchester High School will be livestreaming its graduation ceremony on June 1 at 6:30 p.m. Parents and family members who cannot attend the ceremony in person can log on to TINYURL.COM/NDHSGRADUATION2023 to watch the livestream.
In other news, Colonel Richardson High School Principal Dr. Nikki VonDenBosch recently completed the Maryland Superintendent Academy. Through the Public School Superintendents’ Association of Maryland and the Comprehensive Center Network Region 4, Dr. VonDenBosch represented Caroline County in this intensive professional learning experience. The academy is designed to prepare educators for higher leadership roles.
Dorchester County Public Schools recently announced the upcoming Elementary School Walks. This event allows graduating seniors who attended elementary school in Cambridge or South Dorchester K-8 to walk through the halls of their old school, wearing their graduation regalia and greeting students and teachers. Many graduating seniors consider this to be their favorite end-of-the-year activity. This year, the event will take place on May 24 at 9 a.m. for South Dorchester K-8, and on May 26 for Maple, Choptank, and Sandy Hill. After the event, seniors will return to C-SD for the “Passing of the Key” ceremony at 10:45 a.m.
The Maryland Association of Boards of Education (MABE) recently announced its new executive director, Milton Nagel. MABE represents all 24 school systems throughout Maryland. Nagel will step into the executive director role effective July 1, taking over for MABE’s current executive director, Frances Glendening, who earlier this year announced her retirement.
Finally, Dorchester County Public Schools will be participating in the 2023 Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge. The schools’ plan is to serve breakfast and lunch on Mondays through Thursdays, beginning July 10 and ending Aug. 3. Breakfast will be served from 9-9:20 a.m. and lunch will be served from 12:30-1 p.m. at Cambridge South Dorchester High School and North Dorchester High School. The open elementary schools will serve breakfast from 8-8:20 a.m. and lunch from 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at Maple Elementary School, Hurlock Elementary School, North Dorchester High School, and Cambridge-South Dorchester High School.
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