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School Board hears student progress statistics

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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 determine how students were succeeding in the district with hybrid and virtual learning. Jen Hallman, Principal at Evelyn I. Morris Early …

MSD looks to expand autism program at MCA

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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 each school year, the district receives a programmatic rating scale that compares them to national programs for those on the autism …

As vaccinations begin for COVID-19, Delaware has opened a call center for those with questions

Milford School Board updated on teacher COVID vaccinations

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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 explained that the state is also seeing a large increase the supply of vaccines making it easier for teachers and staff …

Milford School District partners with Read Aloud Delaware

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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 Banneker who referred them to me,” Dr. Bridget Amory, Director of Student Learning, said. “They told me they had a …

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Milford School Board hears projected 2021-22 enrollment figures

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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 classroom. “Our goal is to return all students back to the classroom next fall,” Dr. Dickerson said. “We also have a …

2021 Senior events discussed

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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 for the 2020 school year were held virtually although the district was able to hold an in-person graduation event. “We were …

Milford High holds National Honor Society induction

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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 exceptional Milford High School students as new members of the Mispillion Chapter of the National Honor Society as well as …

Kindergarten Registration starts March 8

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The Milford School District will begin kindergarten registration for the upcoming school year on Monday, March 8th.  To be eligible to start kindergarten next year, your child must turn 5 years old by August 31, 2021.  This year, there will be several ways to register.  To complete the registration forms online, please visit the district website – www.milfordschooldistrict.org and under …

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MSD Board hears progress in CTE Training

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On Monday, February 22, Dr. Kate Marvel, Supervisor of Secondary Student Learning, provided Milford School District Board of Education information on the progress students were making in Career and Technical Education majors. Dr. Marvel explained that since most of these programs were normally provided with hands-on learning, the COVID-19 pandemic has required that the district make some adjustments. “In the …

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Milford School District approves new elementary math curriculum

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On Monday, February 22, Milford School District Board of Education voted to approve a new elementary math curriculum. The new curriculum was part of a pilot program in which two different options were tested in the district. “This has been a two-year process going into the pandemic,” Dr. Bridget Amory, Director of Student Learning, said. “The pandemic did delay us …