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MSD Moves to Online Classrooms

by Terry Rogers   Starting Thursday, April 2, Milford School District will move to a hybrid distance learning method designed to serve students at all grade levels. The hybrid version means that distance learning will be designed for the best engagement of students at each grade level. “We are truly excited to be reconnecting with […]

Movie Theater to Open this Fall

by Terry Rogers Arthur Helmick, owner of the new Movies 6 in Milford, which will be constructed in the old Sitel/Walmart building on Route 113, says that Milfordians can rest assured that there will be a movie theater in Milford. He hopes to have the theater open by fall. “As long as the Governor does […]

Reconnect while Sheltering in Place

by Terry Rogers  On Sunday, March 22, Governor John Carney issued a “Shelter in Place” order, asking Delaware residents to remain home, only leaving to restock supplies or visit medical facilities. Non-essential businesses, including car dealers and museums were ordered to close while other industries were told they must offer work-from-home options. Schools which have […]

Girls Create Masks from the Heart

by Terry Rogers     Brynn String and Mylee Wilkie are 12-year old students who share the same interests. For several years, Brynn has been creating scrunchies which are sold at her dance studio, TADA, which is owned by her mother, Aimee. When the dance studio had to close in response to the outbreak of […]

Restaurants Adapt During COVID-19

by Terry Rogers On March 16, Governor John Carney announced that bars and restaurants in Delaware must close their doors in order to combat the COVID-19 virus spread, allowing them to only provide take-out or delivery services. On March 18, the Governor relaxed liquor laws, allowing bars and restaurants to sell alcohol with takeout or […]

Food Program Expanded During School Closures

by Terry Rogers Starting on Wednesday, March 18, Milford School District began providing meals to students and families through a “Grab and Go” program at Banneker, Morris and Mispillion Elementary. Parents pulled up to the school with their children and staff members handed them a packaged lunch as well as a breakfast for the next […]

Community to Provide Meals During Closure  

by Terry Rogers On Friday, March 13, Milford School District announced that it would close schools for two weeks in an effort to stop the spread of the COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. One of the issues with closing schools is that many students do not have enough food at home and the meals […]

MHS Holds Black History Celebration

by Terry Rogers  On Tuesday, March 10, Milford High School’s Bible Club along with the Milford High School and Milford Central Academy Gospel Choir held a Black History celebration. A group of young people known as Praise Worship started the program with contemporary gospel music. Aaron Walker, a member of the Bible Club, welcomed everyone […]

Ava’s Angels Raising Funds for Autism

by Terry Rogers  Until her daughter, Ava, was diagnosed with autism at the age of three, Kelly Voshell said she had no idea what it was. For that reason, she feels it is critical to education people about autism and to encourage inclusion. “We started Ava’s Angels, a group of family and friends who treasure […]

First Lady Celebrates School Breakfast at Banneker

by Terry Rogers  On Wednesday, March 4, Delaware’s First Lady, Tracy Carney, visited Benjamin Banneker Elementary School to celebrate School Breakfast Week. While at the school, Carney handed out breakfast to the children and learned more about how the school chooses the foods they offer each day. “The school has a great system,” Carney said. […]

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