Notice of MSD Candidate Filing Deadline

A qualified person seeking to become a candidate for a Board of Education seat in Kent County Public Schools shall submit a Candidate Filing Form at the Department of Elections for Kent County no later than 4:30 p.m. local time on Friday, March 6, 2020. School Board Election Date: Tuesday, May 12, 2020 Seats available […]

US Congresswoman Visits Banneker

by Terry Rogers     On Tuesday, February 18, United States Congresswoman Lisa Blunt-Rochester visited Benjamin Banneker Elementary School. The Congresswoman visited the school in order to read the book Ruth and the Green Book by Calvin Alexander Ramsey and Gwen Strauss, illustrated by Floyd Cooper, in honor of Black History Month. “I actually represent […]

MSD Celebrates Women in Sports

by Terry Rogers  In February, Milford School District celebrated “National Girls and Women in Sports” Day (NGWSD), a national effort to celebrate the importance of equal opportunity for girls and women in sports. This year marked the 34th annual celebration which is sponsored by the Women’s Sports Foundation. “Sports give young girls a positive outlet […]

Preparing for Flu Season in Schools

by Terry Rogers The flu season has begun and no one is more aware of this fact than school nurses. Influenza, also known as “the flu,” is caused by a virus that spreads from person-to-person and is often first noticed in schools as children are exposed both in school and at home. “Flu symptoms have […]

Banneker Holds Annual Science Fair

by Terry Rogers   On Thursday, February 20, Benjamin Banneker Elementary School held their Annual Science Fair. All students in grades 1 through 5 are encouraged to participate in the Science Fair each year. “We review the steps required and show students examples of previous year’s projects,” Bobbie Kilgore, Principal at Banneker, said. “Students are […]

Milford Drama Club Presents Legally Blonde

By Producer Erica Snyder Omigod you guys, you totally have to come see Legally Blonde at Milford High School during the first week of March! Based on the book and movie of the same name, Milford Drama Club’s latest musical theater production is the story of Elle Woods, a sorority girl who enrolls in Harvard […]

School Board Discusses Student Privacy

by Terry Rogers On Monday, January 27, Milford School District Board of Education was presented the first read of a new student privacy policy. The new policy is based on the Federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) which provides certain protections to both parents and students. “As you can see in red in […]

Elympics Celebrates Progress of ESL Students

On Saturday, February 9, elementary school English Learners in Milford School District competed in the ELympics District Finals at Lulu M. Ross Elementary School. Participants were in grades one through five and all were students for whom English is a second language. Casey Cashdollar, ELL teacher at Lulu Ross, is one of the many volunteers […]

Kindergarten Registration Begins Feb 27

The Milford School District will begin kindergarten registration for the upcoming school year on Thursday, February 27 at the Morris Early Childhood Center. To be eligible to start kindergarten next year, a child must turn 5 years old by August 31, 2020. To set up your child’s kindergarten screening and registration appointment, please call the […]

Reynolds Named Support Professional of Month

by Terry Rogers   In December, Ken Reynolds, Chief Custodian at Evelyn I. Morris Early Childhood Center, received the Delaware State Education Association (DSEA) Education Support Professional of the Year. The award recognizes the behind-the-scenes staff at Delaware schools. “I think I was supposed to be anonymous, but I was told I was nominated by […]

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