Milford School Board discusses return to school plan

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At their regular June meeting, Milford School District Board of Education discussed the return to school plans for the FY2021-22 school year. Dr. Kevin Dickerson, Superintendent, stated that the goal is to prioritize in-person learning opportunities, offering virtual opportunities only for those students with medical requirements that make it unsafe for them to attend school in person. “To give you …

City of Milford sponsors free vaccine pop-up at Riverwalk Farmers Market

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

The City of Milford, in partnership with Downtown Milford, Inc.’s Riverwalk Farmers Market, is sponsoring a free weekly vaccine pop-up starting Saturday, June 12.  The pop-up will run every Saturday from 9am-1pm in the amphitheater behind the Milford Public Library.  This is the first vaccine pop-up in the state to partner with a farmers market and the first in southern …

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Milford LIVE Weekly Review – June 8, 2021

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Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom. From here, you can scroll through the pdf, forward and backward, zoom in or out in 10% increments, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode.   This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Council reviews final version of budget during workshop Culture June Jam scheduled for …

Milford School District receives federal COVID-19 funding

Terry Rogers Headlines, Schools

As part of the federal COVID-19 Economic Relief Act (CARES), states were provided funding that was to be allocated to school districts in order to reduce the impact of COVID-19. The funds provided to schools, Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ERSSERF), are distributed by the Department of Education using the unit count system just as other state funding is …

MSD reviews new COVID guidelines for in-class learning

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According to Dr. Kevin Dickerson, Superintendent of Milford School District, the Department of Public Health provided the district with new guidance regarding student learning in an in-school format as well as those who continue to learn completely remote. “We feel this is very good for us in order to return our students back to school and to meet our goal …

Milford Businessowner concerned about unemployment claims

Terry Rogers Business, Milford Headline Story

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, Terri Rosetta, co-owner of Milford Diner says she has received at least a dozen unemployment claims for people who have never worked in their restaurant. Last week, Rosetta explained that she received three unemployment claims in one day for people she had never employed. A review of the claims revealed that all of them came from …

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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 …

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

Milford School Board updated on teacher COVID vaccinations

Terry Rogers Milford Headline Story, Schools

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 …

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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 …