Education Professional of the Year named at ceremony

Terry Rogers Education, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

The Delaware Department of Education (DDOE) honored 20 educational support professionals for their outstanding work supporting their students and school communities on December 5. Milford’s nominee for the honor was Education Support Professional of the Year, Christa Henderson. “Educational support professionals’ roles vary greatly. They provide one-on-one support to students in the classroom. They safely transport children to and from …

Parents shared personal anecdotes to Milford's school board, pleading for improved school safety.

Milford parents voice concern about school safety, bullying

Jarek Rutz Education, Headlines

School safety and violence in the hallways and on buses was a major concern among parents Monday night at the Milford School District’s board meeting.  Casey Calhoun, a mother of two children in the district and one recent graduate, was the first to speak. Milford’s schools are a hit or miss in terms of students safety and support. One of …

Delaware has events all weekend long to celebrate Veterans Day.

Here are ways to honor Delaware heroes for Veterans Day

Jarek Rutz Culture, Headlines

Fighting in World War I officially came to an end in the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, and 105 years later, those who serve the nation continue to be honored every Nov. 11 on Veterans Day. Delawareans can choose from a variety of events this weekend to pay their respects. “Veterans Day is …

Milford High School Drama Club Performs “The Epic Quest of the Damsels in Distress”

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The students of Milford High School’s Drama Club are thrilled to present “The Epic Quest of the Damsels in Distress!” Written by Kenneth Wasemann, this play is a take on fairy tale stereotypes—but flips them around.  It contains a monster, fairies, a fairy queen, a knight, a prince, a gladiator, an angry mob of villagers, and four strong women on …

MilfordLIVE Weekly Review – October 17, 2023

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This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Opera Delaware and Benvenuto partner for microgala event Milford Downtown Dessert Tour a huge success Downtown restroom purchase delayed for second time Del. agriculture students, teams win national awards Winter Sports schedule announced for Milford Parks and Recreation Click on the image below to view as a PDF

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Move to ban Milford student phone recordings deemed redundant

Jarek Rutz Education, Headlines

A proposed policy to prohibit Milford School District students from taking audio and video recordings in school buildings turned out to be redundant and was tabled at the school board meeting Monday night. Tabling the policy means the board took no action and it won’t be revisited unless a board member asks for it to be. The idea of addressing …

Milford School District announces upcoming events

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October will be a busy month in Milford School District with three exciting events planned. In addition, students at Milford High School are putting the finishing touches on their fall play “The Epic Quest of the Damsels in Distress,” which will be presented the weekend of November 3. “On October 21, we will hold our Hispanic Heritage Celebration Community Event,” …

Milford's dress code policy has been a topic of conversation for months.

The school dress code: Still a hot topic in Milford 

Jarek Rutz Education, Headlines

Some Milford School District parents and students showed up to the district’s board meeting this week to once again express dismay about the student dress code policy.  “My biggest concern is that I feel we are addressing and making our dress code policy bigger than our academic policy and bigger than behavioral policies and that just should not be,” said …

MSD announces homecoming festivities

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Milford School District recently announced homecoming festivities for the 2023 school year. As in past years, the week leading up to homecoming will include Spirit Week Dress Days. According to the district, each school will send home details about dress days to celebrate homecoming. Friday, September 29 will be the Homecoming Parade. The parade will step off from the old …

Masten begins new chapter after retirement

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Robert Masten, who recently retired as a lieutenant with the Milford Police Department, is moving on to a new chapter in his life. Masten will now serve as an instructor in the Criminal Justice department at Delaware Technical and Community College. “I had a desire to serve in the public service sector and enjoyed the education system as well,” Masten …