MSD partners with local farms to offer healthier options

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With childhood obesity a growing problem in the United States, Milford School District is taking steps to help students eat healthier meals by partnering with local farms to obtain fresh produce and other products. The latest partnership is with 302 Aquaponics who will provide fresh lettuce greens for salads and sandwiches. “The Delaware School Districts participate in Farm to School …

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. …

State offers alternative methods to teacher certification

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As public school districts continue to face teaching shortages, the State of Delaware has created an Alternative Routes to Certification (ARTC) program. The program is a non-traditional method to become a licensed and certified teacher in Delaware. “Simply put, participants are a full-time teacher of record while taking courses from an approved Delaware ARTC program,” Alison May, Public Information Officer …

Bucs Take Home Opener 28-14

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By Kevin Eickman   Last Friday night at Milford’s Briggs Stadium was a mixture of both old and new. With the induction of the 2022 12th Man Gridiron Club, Hall of Fame class, five past members of the Buccaneers football program were honored. Two of those honored, were part of the 2008 championship team, Head Coach Mike Tkach and linebacker/lineman …

Insight Education continues working on MSD Strategic Plan

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At a recent school board meeting, Dr. Bridget Amory, Director of Student Learning, provided the Milford School District Board of Education with an update on the strategic planning process. Earlier this year, the district awarded Insight Education with the contract to update the district’s strategic plan. “We are currently working with an individual by the name of Pete Leida who …

Spanish Immersion students move to Milford Central Academy

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This year, the first cohort of students to participate in Milford School District’s Spanish Immersion program will attend Milford Central Academy. Some of the students have been in the program since attending Evelyn I. Morris Early Childhood Center. “We currently have 63 children heading into the sixth grade,” Dr. Bridget Amory, Director of Student Learning, said. “These are students who …

MSD announces next steps for board seat opening

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After Milford School District’s Board of Education failed to choose one of the two candidates who applied for the open seat in Area B after the resignation of Kris Thompson, board policy requires that the opening be posted again in order to seek additional candidates. Anyone interested in applying for the seat may do so until September 12, 2022. “This …

Bigger Faster Stronger program seeks to provide more than weight training

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Milford School District’s “Bigger Faster Stronger” program, a summer camp designed to make a positive impact on Milford, improve academic and athletic performance while also providing student athletes with the tools they need to succeed helped students over the summer. The camp was established after the COVID pandemic to help student athletes prepare for the upcoming seasons. “We started this …

Milford expands Allied Health Pathways

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The School of Health Science at Milford High School will see a new pathway offered with the 2022-23 school year. The district has announced that they have added a Patient Care Assistance Program, a two-year plan of study that will be offered in partnership with Delaware Technical and Community College. “By the time students finish with this program, they will …

Back to School Tips for MCA and MHS Students

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Milford High School students picked up their schedules on August 18 which provided them with an opportunity to learn who their teachers would be and make any adjustments to their schedules that were necessary. However, even though students at both Milford Central Academy and the high school have been attending school for many years, there are still some tips for …