FSE launches another free training for school board members

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

The president of the tumultuous Christina School District Board of Education said a new – and free – training program from a state education group is much needed and very beneficial.  “I’ve had this conversation with other legislators about bringing in organizations like School Board Partners to train our board members, and I think if you look at what’s going …

Milford's school board has now tabled the policy revisions vote twice.

Milford board again tables vote on controversial topic policy 

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

After about an hour-and-a-half of public comment on a district policy, which included mainly opposition from staff, students and even the ACLU, the Milford School District Board of Education voted for the same outcome it did last month.  The board voted to table revisions on Board Policy 6103, which was originally adopted in 1974 and  has not been updated since …

Massotti sworn in as school board member

Terry RogersEducation, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

On Monday, July 1, at their annual reorganization meeting, Jennifer Massotti was sworn in to a two-year term on the Milford School District Board of Education. Massotti has served on the board since May 2023 when she ran unopposed for a one-year special election after Kris Thompson stepped down from the board after moving out of the district. Massotti was …

MSD lowers tax rate for eighth straight year

Terry RogersEducation, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

Milford School District voted to lower the Kent County school tax rate from $1.6593 per $100 of assessed property value to $0.2807 per $100 value after receiving reassessed property values from that county. The rate in Sussex also dropped from $4.6503 to $4.4556 per $100 of assessed. “We received final information from Kent County that we are basing this off …

MSD announces Employees of the Year

Terry RogersEducation, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

Recently, Milford School District announced the 2025 Employees of the Year. These awards are given to staff who go above and beyond both inside and outside the classroom. “We love this time of year when we can celebrate staff who have demonstrated outstanding dedication, excellence and commitment to our students, schools and the community,” Trish Gerken, Public Information Officer, said. …

Physical Turn-In Nights announced for MSD athletes

Terry RogersHeadlines, Milford Headline Story, Sports

Milford School District recently announced that athletes may turn in their physicals on July 16 and August 1 from 5 to 7 PM. The physicals should be turned in to the Carey Simpson Building. “All families and athletes are encouraged to turn in physicals on those evenings,” Jed Bell, Athletic Director, said. “We would like them to be submitted before …

MSD announces hub stops for Summer Credit Recovery Program

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Students attending the Credit Recovery Program at Milford Central Academy and Milford Senior High School may utilize school transportation to get to and from classes. Milford School District recently announced where hub stops will be located for students to get on and off school buses this summer. The northwest bus route will stop at the DelDOT bus stop at Premier …

Currently, free meals are based on income levels of either a student's family or the community the school is located in.

Summer meal program helps address food insecurity

Terry RogersCulture, Education, Headlines, Health, Milford Headline Story

During the school year, there are children whose only meals are those they get in school. Milford School District offers free breakfast and lunch to every student who attends regardless of family income. During the summer months, there are many students who simply do not get enough to eat. For this reason, the district offers the Summer Food Service Program …

Education continues at MSD during the summer months

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During the summer months, students in the Spanish immersion program have an opportunity to strengthen their Spanish language skills through Helping Others with Language Acquisition (HOLA), a summer session offered by Milford School District. The session will be held July 8 through 11 and July 15 through 18. “This session is designed to help these students strengthen their skills through …

MSD offers summer athletic conditioning

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Milford School District is offering a summer athletics conditioning camp to help athletes prepare for the upcoming season. The Milford Athletics Summer and Conditioning Camp for 7th through 12th graders who are participating in athletics is planned over the next few weeks. The sessions are presented by ENG Elite Training and Parisi Speed School along with district coaches. “Rising 7th …