Boswell-McComas is board’s choice to head Kent County Public Schools

ROCK HALL — The Kent County Board of Education on Monday night ratified a four-year contract for its next superintendent, Mary Boswell-McComas. McComas succeeds Karen Couch, who is retiring at the end of June. Couch has been Kent County’s schools chief since 2013; her retirement comes one year shy of a third contracted full term. […]

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Caitlin Redding’s homecoming includes benefit recital June 9

CHESTERTOWN — It’s so cliché, but it’s so true. Caitlin Redding is living her best life. “I couldn’t have imagined this. It really has exceeded my expectations,” said The Juilliard School-educated Redding, a classical singer whose craft has taken her across the globe and back home to Kent County. “I’m really happy,” she added for […]

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KCHS coaches salute spring athletes

WORTON — Kent County High School’s coaches have recognized their most valuable performers, outstanding sportsmen and Coach’s Choice athletes for spring sports. They are listed here. BASEBALL: Jace Conner, most valuable player; Scottie Ford, outstanding sportsman; and Noah Iacona, Coach’s Choice. GIRLS LACROSSE: Mary Jane Joiner, most valuable player for the second year in a […]

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D-Day salute

CHESTERTOWN — Frank M. Jarman American Legion Post 36 of Chestertown observed the 80th anniversary of D-Day — the Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied France — on Thursday evening, June 6, 2024 with a solemn wreath-laying ceremony on the grounds of the Chestertown Armory. The inscription on the stone monument reads: “In grateful tribute to the […]

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Stay focused and keep your path forever clear

By BEN LOLLERKCHS Class of 2024 Valedictorian Hello everyone, I am Ben Loller, Class of 2024 valedictorian. I am honored to be able to speak to you today. I would like to first thank all of the people who have helped me throughout my high school years. The only words which come close to expressing […]

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Continue to change the world by simply being ourselves

By MADISON MESSICKClass of 2024 Salutatorian Ladies and gentlemen, esteemed faculty, proud parents and, most importantly, the extraordinary graduating Class of 2024, here we are at the end of a monumental chapter. I would like to start my remarks by quickly thanking every person who has supported all of us today. Personally, I would not […]

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