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Milford School Board hears student learning update

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At their regular meeting in May, Milford School District Board of Education was provided an update on student learning initiatives by Dr. Bridget Amory, Director of Student Learning. Dr. Amory explained that the district, due to additional federal funding provided through the CARES Act, has allowed for “robust” summer programming. “We are currently working through the summer school registration process,” …

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Milford School District releases third marking period progress

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Dr. Bridget Amory, Milford School District Director of Student Learning, presented the Board of Education with student progress numbers for the third marking period. At a previous meeting, Dr. Amory was asked to update the numbers as all schools reported that children seem to improve significantly in the third marking period. “We are definitely trending in a more favorable way,” …

Milford Middle School Property to be discussed by committee

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In November 2020, the Milford School District was awarded a Certificate of Necessity by the Department of Education to proceed with the process to conduct a referendum in order to refurbish the former Milford Middle School building on Lakeview Avenue. On Mon, April 19, the board agreed to reconvene a committee to confirm the request for a new school. “We …

Milford School District expands in-person learning

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Milford School District Superintendent, Dr. Kevin Dickerson, announced to the Milford School Board on Mon., April 19, that the district began having students attend in-person classes for four days the week before and elementary schools began returning to the classroom four days each week starting this week. “I can’t understate the work of our staff and administration for making this …

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School Board hears student progress statistics

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At their regular monthly meeting, Milford School District Board of Education heard information from district staff regarding student progress over the first two marking periods. The information was presented after a request was made at a previous meeting to determine how students were succeeding in the district with hybrid and virtual learning. Jen Hallman, Principal at Evelyn I. Morris Early …

MSD looks to expand autism program at MCA

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Milford School District is working on plans to expand the autism program at Milford Central Academy. The district already has solid programs at Evelyn I. Morris Early Childhood Center and Lulu M. Ross Elementary Schools. At the end of each school year, the district receives a programmatic rating scale that compares them to national programs for those on the autism …

As vaccinations begin for COVID-19, Delaware has opened a call center for those with questions

Milford School Board updated on teacher COVID vaccinations

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According to Dr. Jason Peel, Director of Human Services and School Climate at Milford School District, the State of Delaware has been very supportive of education staff when it comes to the availability of the COVID-19 vaccination. Dr. Peel explained that the state is also seeing a large increase the supply of vaccines making it easier for teachers and staff …

Milford School District partners with Read Aloud Delaware

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Milford School District has partnered with Read Aloud Delaware to create the Homework Helper Project. The program connects Read Aloud Delaware volunteers with children who may need added assistance. “I believe Read Aloud Delaware reached out to Dr. Kilgore at Banneker who referred them to me,” Dr. Bridget Amory, Director of Student Learning, said. “They told me they had a …

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Milford School Board hears projected 2021-22 enrollment figures

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On Mon., March 22, Milford School District Board of Education heard projected enrollment numbers for the 2021-22 school year. Dr. Kevin Dickerson, Superintendent, explained that enrollment projections would be critical as the district brings more students back into the classroom. “Our goal is to return all students back to the classroom next fall,” Dr. Dickerson said. “We also have a …

2021 Senior events discussed

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At their regular board meeting, the Milford School District Board of Education heard from Jesse Parsley, Principal of Milford High School, how the school planned to handle senior events that occur during the spring. Due to COVID restrictions, events for the 2020 school year were held virtually although the district was able to hold an in-person graduation event. “We were …