Milford board learns about MHS activities

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At a recent Milford School District Board of Education meeting, Milford High School principal, Seth Buford, accompanied by assistant principals Betsy Coe, Rene Diaz and Shervaun Hinton, explained why the high school was now more of a community than simply a school. Buford provided details on the progress made at the school as well as events planned in the future …

Aladuge signs with Duke

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By DAVE McCALLUM Milford football standout Desmond Aladuge had upwards of 30 Division I school vying for his signature, including Ivy League bluebloods Harvard and Princeton, and the three U.S. service academies in West Point, the Air Force Academy and the Naval Academy being among the suitors. Instead, the 6-4, 245-pound Buccaneer cast his lot with Duke first-year head coach …

Field hockey award named for Ellis

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The Milford School District Field Hockey team recently renamed their outstanding leadership award. The award will now be known as the Jan Ellis Leadership Award after the team’s long time coach who passed away in January 2022. “I am beyond proud and grateful for naming this leadership award after Mom,” Gayle Parola, her daughter, said. “She would be very humbled …

Rigby honored by Milford School District

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On Wednesday, December 14, Roy Rigby was honored with a plaque by Milford School District for his support of the district’s wrestling team as well as his dedication to helping students reach their full potential. Rigby was head coach of the wrestling team from 1977 to 1982. “Coach Rigby’s ability to connect with wrestlers of all ages and empower them …

Milford High School using electronic ticketing for winter sports

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At a recent school board meeting, Milford School District Superintendent Dr. Kevin Dickerson announced that the district was now using an electronic ticketing option through GoFan for all Milford High School winter sports. Dr. Dickerson explained that other schools had moved to an electronic ticketing system with much success. “It gives us an idea of what type of crowd we …

Harry K Foundation fights childhood hunger

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Established by Harry Keswani, the Harry K Foundation’s sole focus is to address childhood hunger in Delaware. According to board member Debbie Millman, the foundation partners with the Food Bank of Delaware to provide supplies for pantries located at Morris Early Childhood Center and the Milford High School. “I met Harry K. when I was with the bank,” Millman said. …

Cross country closes season strongly

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By Dave McCALLUM Milford’s girls’ and boys’ cross-country teams closed out their year with solid outings Saturday at the DIAA State Championships at Killens Pond. The ladies posted a sixth-place finish in the girls’ Division I event, while the boys finished in 11th at 158 points. In the girls’ event, junior Faith Mitchell led the way for MHS as she …

Milford High School Homecoming King and Queen

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This year’s Milford School District Homecoming King and Queen are Aaliyah Tilghman, representing the Class of 2023 and Desmond Aladuge representing Football. Other members of court included Abigail Baxter – Choir; Dakota Carmona – BPA; Sofia Lopez – HOSA; Saige McMahan – Girl’s Tennis; Sabta Mele – Student Government; Melissa Mesidor – Field Hockey; Layna Reynolds – National Honor Society; …

MSD sees growth in southern areas of district

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At a recent board meeting, Milford School District Superintendent Dr. Kevin Dickerson reported that a member of the Ellendale Town Council had reached out to him about growth in the Ellendale area. Dr. Dickerson explained that the councilperson questioned whether Milford would consider a new school in the southern part of the district due to this growth. Dr. Dickerson provided …

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School board approves name for MHS auditorium

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At a recent meeting, Milford School District Board of Education approved a name for the Milford High School Auditorium in honor of Dr. Jerry Thompson who passed away recently. This was in response to requests from former students to name the auditorium in Thompson’s honor. Several names were presented to the board. “I make a motion that we name the …