Milford Middle School site plan approved

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Milford School District moved one step closer in finalizing plans for the new Milford Middle School. The Lakeview Avenue property is currently under construction with demolition of the newer wings while the original 1929 structure will be preserved. Milford City Council approved a site plan for the project at a recent meeting, paving the way for new construction over the …

Demolition begins on Milford Middle School wings

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An era ended on Friday, September 8 when cranes began demolishing what was known as the Lakeview Wing of Milford Middle School around 9:30 AM. School administrators, including Dr. Bridget Amory, Superintendent, Dr. Sara Hale, Chief Financial Officer and others were present to watch as a project that has been in the planning stages for several years took the next …

Middle School project moves forward, demolition begins

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The Milford Middle School project on Lakeview Avenue moved forward recently after the Milford School District Board of Education approved the submission of construction documents to the State Division of Facilities Management as well as a bid from DIS Associates LLC in Elkton, Maryland, to begin demolition of portions of the building. “Tonight, we are seeking approval to submit construction …

MSD board approves MMS renovation designs

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At a recent meeting, Milford School District Board of Education approved designs for the renovation of the former Milford Middle School. The original portion of the building, built in the 1920s, will remain during the renovation while newer wings will be demolished. The interior of the historic section of the building will be remodeled during the process. “The building is …

Milford Middle School Project updated design and tax rate to be presented in May

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Dr. Kevin Dickerson, Superintendent, announced at a recent Board of Education meeting that an updated design for the Milford Middle School would be presented at the May board meeting.  In addition, updated costs will also be presented. “The May agenda will also include our strategic plan so we hope to have a good conversation about that as well,” Dr. Dickerson …

Board discusses additional cost estimates for Middle School project

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At a recent meeting, the Milford School District Board of Education discussed schematic designs and drawings for the Milfrod Middle School project as well as a cost estimate that was $14,400,00 over funds approved by the state for the project. Superintendent Dr. Kevin Dickerson explained that the cost overruns were due to building cost escalations as well as outdated formulas …

MSD holds first public meeting for Middle School design

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On Wednesday, January 4, Milford Middle School held their first meeting to present preliminary drawings to the public related to the renovation of the historic building. The district plans two more meetings as they get input from the public regarding what the school will look like after demolition and renovation. “We began this journey back in 2018,” Dr. Kevin Dickerson, …

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MSD to hold public meeting regarding Middle School project

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Milford School District Superintendent Dr. Kevin Dickerson announced this week that there would be a public meeting regarding the Milford Middle School Lakeview Avenue project on January 4, 2023, at 6:00 PM at Mispillion Elementary School. The meeting will be a way for the public to view a presentation of the Milford Middle School design and progress on the project. …

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MSD releases timeline for Milford Middle School project

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At a recent meeting of the Milford School Board, a timeline for the Milford Middle School project was presented. The timeline explains the steps that will be taken by the district as it remodels the former middle school into a school for fifth and sixth graders. “The Public Information Officer graciously put together this tentative schedule,” Mike Sharp, Supervisor of …

Milford 11 plaque to be preserved during MMS renovations

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Inside the lobby of the former Milford Middle School is a plaque dedicated to the Milford 11, the first African American students to attempt integration of Milford High School in 1954. With the interior of the building scheduled for a complete overhaul, some have asked the school district what will happen with the plaque. “We have reached out to members …