Schools

New principal named for Sussex Technical High School

A new principal will lead Sussex Technical High School next year, as the longtime principal is moving to a new role to strengthen student services for the district, the Sussex County Vocational Technical School District announced Thursday. Dr. Matthew Donovan,...

Bucs soccer falls 8-1 to Riders, look ahead to busy week

Lila Mergner put the ball in the back of the net unassisted in the 69th minute last Thursday afternoon. Unfortunately, the goal by the Milford High sophomore was the lone score for the Buccaneers’ soccer team that afternoon as Henlopen...

Milford’s Mergner blanks CR 11-0 in five innings

Alex Mergner had a near-perfect afternoon on the mound. The Milford High starting pitcher surrendered just one hit and struck out eight batters in five scoreless innings as the Bucs shut out Caesar Rodney High, 11-0, Thursday afternoon. With a double-digit...

School Board hears student progress statistics

At their regular monthly meeting, Milford School District Board of Education heard information from district staff regarding student progress over the first two marking periods. The information was presented after a request was made at a previous meeting to...

MSD looks to expand autism program at MCA

Milford School District is working on plans to expand the autism program at Milford Central Academy. The district already has solid programs at Evelyn I. Morris Early Childhood Center and Lulu M. Ross Elementary Schools. At the end of...

Milford School Board updated on teacher COVID vaccinations

According to Dr. Jason Peel, Director of Human Services and School Climate at Milford School District, the State of Delaware has been very supportive of education staff when it comes to the availability of the COVID-19 vaccination. Dr. Peel...

Milford School District partners with Read Aloud Delaware

Milford School District has partnered with Read Aloud Delaware to create the Homework Helper Project. The program connects Read Aloud Delaware volunteers with children who may need added assistance. “I believe Read Aloud Delaware reached out to Dr. Kilgore at...

Milford School Board hears projected 2021-22 enrollment figures

On Mon., March 22, Milford School District Board of Education heard projected enrollment numbers for the 2021-22 school year. Dr. Kevin Dickerson, Superintendent, explained that enrollment projections would be critical as the district brings more students back into the...

2021 Senior events discussed

At their regular board meeting, the Milford School District Board of Education heard from Jesse Parsley, Principal of Milford High School, how the school planned to handle senior events that occur during the spring. Due to COVID restrictions, events...

Milford High holds National Honor Society induction

On March 17, Milford High School held their annual National Honor Society induction, welcoming 32 new students into the organization. Students who are inducted into the National Honor Society demonstrate leadership, scholarship, citizenship and service. “The annual ceremony to accept...
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Council hears DEMEC rate stability measures

Over the winter, after the state of Texas dealt with significant power outages due to winter weather, Councilman Brian...

Annexation Committee recommends limit to property request

In April, Milford City Council unanimously approved an annexation request from Walter and Sharon Feindt, referring the request to the Annexation Committee for review....

New principal named for Sussex Technical High School

A new principal will lead Sussex Technical High School next year, as the longtime principal is moving to a new role to strengthen student...

Abbott’s Mill plans 40th anniversary celebration

On May 22, Abbott’s Mill Nature Center plans to thank the community for their support over the past 40 years with a celebration from...

Fishing tournaments are roaring back across the First State

For some participants, it’s about comradery that comes with tournaments. For others, it's about winning.
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