FFA Students Travel to DC

By Terry Rogers Two Milford High School students travelled to the National FFA Leadership Conference in Washington July 11 through July 16. Victoria Donovan and Curtis Sharp say that the conference was an eye opener for them. “One of my roommates was from California,” Victoria Donovan said. “It was interesting to hear the issues they […]

MSD Prepares for Students’ Return

By Terry Rogers Milford School District will welcome Kindergarteners, sixth graders and ninth graders to school on August 31 while all other students begin school on September 5 this year. The District is busy preparing schools for students to return, preparing class schedules and assigning students to bus routes. So that students have a smooth […]

School’s Out For Summer; Not for MCA FFA Members

Staff Report For most students, the last day of school signals a long summer break. However, for members of the Milford Central Academy FFA Chapter, the last day signals the beginning of a full summer of long days spent learning new things and preparing for the upcoming competitions and the State Fair. As the rest […]

DE Tech Wins US Cyber Challenge

Delaware Tech students Krystian Bates, Hannah Curran, Alex Reuben and Hannah Tattan capped off an intense week of information security learning and application at the U.S. Cyber Challenge (USCC) camp in Delaware by winning a July 21, 2017 Capture-the-Flag competition, which recognizes them as some of the nation’s top security talent. Attendees to the invitation-only […]

Young Adult & Employment Opportunity Program

Free Placement Screenings for 
Young Adult Education & Employment Opportunity Program As part of its Future Leaders of Business-Out of School Youth program, the Delaware Tech Terry Campus is offering free GED® placement screenings for individuals 16-24 years old who have officially withdrawn from high school and are either underemployed or unemployed. Future Leaders of […]

Council Approves New Location for KFA

By Terry Rogers On Monday, July 24, Milford City Council approved a request from Kids First Academy to relocate to a former warehouse in the Milford Industrial Complex. The academy, which is a school designed for children who excel in a smaller classroom settings, currently has an enrollment of 35 students. “Currently, this building is […]

FFA Competes at DE State Fair

Although the Delaware State Fair is known for its fun food, rides and family entertainment, the purpose of the annual event is to further Agricultural education and awareness. A large part of this mission is accomplished by several local Future Farmers of America (FFA) groups throughout Delaware. This year, Milford brought over 40 students from […]

School District Approves 2018 Preliminary Budget

On Thursday, July 20, 2017, Milford School District Board of Education approved a preliminary budget for the 2018-19 School Year. Prior to the approval of the budget, Dr. Kevin Dickerson, Superintendent, and Sara Croce, Chief Financial Officer, explained how the district was managing the budget with over $700,000 in cuts from state funding. “In anticipation […]

School District Found in Violation of FOIA

By Terry Rogers On July 7, 2017, the Delaware Attorney General’s Office found Milford School District and the Citizen’s Budget Oversight Committee (CBOC) in violation of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) after a complaint was filed by Gloria Markowitz, a Milford resident. The complaint stemmed from a June 2016 meeting where the Milford School […]

MSD Lowers Taxes, Discusses Upcoming Budget

By Terry Rogers On Monday, July 10, Milford School District Board of Education voted to lower the school tax portion of their property rates by 7.6 percent. The reduced rate was approved despite significant cuts to state district funding after legislators eliminated a $400 million budget deficit to balance the state budget in early July. […]

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