Bullying statistics and procedures released by MSD

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by Terry Rogers     Milford School District presented the school board with details on bullying prevention. Photo courtesy of [email protected] and Wild Milford School District Vice-President Rony Baltazar-Lopez requested that district staff provide the board with some information regarding bullying in the district. Dr. Jason Peel, Director of Human Resources and School Climate along with Dr. Brittany Hazzard, Supervisor …

Summer programs announced for MSD

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by Terry Rogers     Milford School District is in the process of developing summer programs for students who may need additional help. Photo by Element5 Digital. Milford School District Board of Education heard from Dr. Brian Clarke, Special Education Coordinator, about summer programming for the district. Some of the programs are designed for students with special education needs that …

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MCA and MHS undergo temporary staff changes

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by Terry Rogers     Gary Zoll will serve as Interim Secondary Schools Principal for the second semester Milford School District this week announced that Mr. Jesse Parsley, Principal of Milford High School, had been transferred to the district’s Student Learning Team. Mr. Gary Zoll, Principal of Milford Central Academy, will serve as Interim Secondary Schools Principal for the second …

District approves modular classroom replacements

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by Terry Rogers   Milford School District Board of Education recently approved replacement of four mobile units located on the high school campus. The new unit, which will allow for eight classrooms, will increase the number of classrooms by two while also providing additional security for students and staff. “This addition allows for better security as all eight classrooms will …

Brownstein letter tabled indefinitely

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by Terry Rogers     At the November meeting of the Milford School District Board of Education, the board voted in a three-to-three tie not to send a letter, drafted by Board Member Dr. Adam Brownstein, in response to a recent National School Board Association (NSBA) request for federal assistance related to school board protests. Because there was not a …

School Board seeks RFPs for Strategic Planning

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by Terry Rogers     Dr. Kevin Dickerson, Superintendent of Milford School District, requested that Milford School District Board of Education seek requests for proposals (RFPs) from vendors who could help the district create a strategic plan. Dr. Dickerson explained that there were several reasons why the district felt the need to seek outside assistance to create the plan. “We …

MSD chooses construction management company

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by Terry Rogers     At the November meeting of the Milford School District Board of Education, the board approved a request from Mike Sharp, Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds, to send out a request for proposal for a construction manager for the district. The construction manager would be responsible for managing the demolition and remodeling of the former Milford …

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Former Middle School building to be renovated

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Artist rendering of future Milford Middle School on Lakeview Avenue After the Milford community voted overwhelmingly for a referendum that would allow Milford School District to renovate the former Milford Middle School building on Lakeview Avenue, the historic structure will receive a much-needed facelift over the next several years. On Wednesday, October 27, over 2,000 Milford residents went to the …

Milford School District approves voluntary COVID rapid testing option

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Milford School District voted Monday, September 20 to approve the use of COVID rapid testing for students and staff. The testing is free, and parents would be required to give consent for their child to be tested. Children whose parents signed them up for the program would be tested weekly or bi-weekly in an effort to identify asymptomatic students. “Should …

Parents speak out about mask mandates at MSD school board meeting

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Milford School District’s regular monthly Board of Education meeting had many parents speaking out against Govern John Carney’s mandate that masks be worn inside school buildings whenever children were present. The mandate includes students and staff when school is in session and in meetings where children are present. School Board President Jason Miller began the meeting by announcing that many …