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Friday, 11 September 2020 13:51

NOTICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

NOTICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING DATE: Thursday, September 17, 2020 TIME: 4:00 p.m. PLACE: LIVESTREAM Dorchester Career and Technology Center2465 Cambridge BypassCambridge, 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/dorchesterboeDue to COVID-19 Board Meetings are being held virtually and Public…
Thursday, 10 September 2020 13:42

Textbook Adoption Review

To parents/students/stakeholders: The following textbook will be presented to the Board of Education for adoption at the September 17, 2020 Board Meeting.  This textbook may be viewed virtually by following the instructions in the attached document below. Please download that document to view the instructions.
Dorchester County Public Schools Reopening the 2020-2021 School Year Frequently Asked Questions Instructional/School Information How will my children get their lunches? During Phase 1, meals will be available for pick-up every Monday (Tuesday on those days when schools are closed on Monday) and Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m.  Meals can be picked up from any elementary or high school (not Mace’s Lane Middle or North Dorchester Middle).  Meals are also available at the Empowerment Center on Pine St. in Cambridge and at New Beginnings on Greenwood Ave. Will virtual school be held every day? School will be held every…
September 29, 2020 Phase 2: Elementary Schools Re-opening In order to move forward with an equitable educational program for all learners at home and at school (A week/B week), your student will continue to use the Google platform for direct instruction and the Schoology platform for independent assignments each day. Schedule: Monday                              Asychronous Tuesday – Friday              Students will report in person or virtually to follow their full-day schedule. Students will continue to work on mastery of the DCPS Curriculum and Maryland Learning Standards. Students will need to bring their DCPS devices. Daily Routine: PreK & Kindergarten      Breakfast; Instruction; 15 minute…
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…
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