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 …

Deeney inducted into Hall of Fame

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by Kevin Eickman   Ryan Deeney was a key part of the 2008 Milford class, which the stars shined on. Even further, he was a leader both on and off the field. Deeney played center and linebacker on that squad, playing through both pain and injury, sometimes even having to be dragged off the field for his own safety. “Deeney …

MHS student to compete in national equestrian event

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Aston Hudson, a junior at Milford High School, recently learned that he had been accepted to participate in the Retired Racehorse Project, one of only 500 competitors accepted to the program. Hudson got involved in equestrian sports as his mother was also involved with horses. “I developed an interest in riding and showing as a kid,” Hudson said. “I started …

New career counselor hopes to guide students beyond MHS

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Kate Lynch began her career in New Bedford, Massachusetts in 2006 as a Life Sciences teacher. During her teaching career, Lynch found that building relationships with the students and supporting them in their academics and social-emotional growth was the best part of her career. This led her to accept a position as the new Career Counselor at Milford High School. …

Lake Keeps Bell, 52-26

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By Kevin Eickman   To use the word “exciting” to describe last Friday’s contest between Milford and Lake Forest, would be fair. To use the word “disappointing” to describe Milford’s performance, as they traveled to take on the Spartans would be fair as well. With Lake Forest taking the opening kick-off and running straight at the Buccaneers on the games …