Dress code changes discussed at school board meeting

Betsy Price Education, Headlines

On June 21, Milford School District Board of Education reviewed potential changes to the dress code policy. Dr. Kevin Dickerson, Superintendent, pointed out that over the past year the dress code had been relaxed somewhat and some of those changes were being proposed as permanent. “What we have heard overwhelmingly is that they prefer to call it a dress code …

Milford School District to install monitoring program on Chromebooks

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This GoGuardian logo will soon appear on Chromebook screens issued to Milford School District students Milford School District plans to install the GoGuardian app on all Chromebooks issued to students. The app is provided through a partnership with the Delaware Department of Education which means the program will be provided at no cost to the district. “We had looked at …

Summer learning, feeding programs begin at area schools

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Milford School District began their summer learning programs on Monday, June 28, bringing in as many students as they can to help those who may have struggled over the past school year. According to Dr. Laura Manges, Director of Student Learning, the biggest issue they faced putting together the summer program was staffing. “We thank our staff for stepping up …

Milford School District hears preliminary tax rate proposal

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For the fifth year in a row, Milford School District’s preliminary tax rate proposal reflects a reduction in the school tax. Sara Croce, Chief Financial Officer, provided the district with a breakdown of the current tax as well as what she expects the proposed rate to be in FY2021-22 may be. “Our current expense tax provides revenue to cover our …

Milford School Board discusses return to school plan

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At their regular June meeting, Milford School District Board of Education discussed the return to school plans for the FY2021-22 school year. Dr. Kevin Dickerson, Superintendent, stated that the goal is to prioritize in-person learning opportunities, offering virtual opportunities only for those students with medical requirements that make it unsafe for them to attend school in person. “To give you …

Hazzard joins Milford School District admin team

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Dr. Brittany Hazzard joins Milford School District as the Supervisor of Equity and Support Services Brittany Hazzard, Ed.D., LMSW, recently joined the Milford School District administrative team as the Supervisor of Equity and Support Services. Dr. Hazzard has significant experience in equity and diversity. “I have served on statewide equity teams, public school equity and diversity teams, co-lead equity initiatives …

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Milford High School holds Senior Awards Ceremony

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MHS staff prepares for the Annual Senior Awards Ceremony On June 9, Milford High School celebrated outstanding seniors in an award ceremony. The ceremony was held in Brigg’s Stadium and also live streamed for those who wished to see members of the Class of 2021 receive awards. Students named to the Academic Hall of Fame included Allison Benton, Kayla Clausen, …

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Milford High School seniors take final lap through town

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On June 9, Milford High School seniors began lining up at the school before 5:30 PM in decorated vehicles for their last drive through town as a student. The Milford High School Senior Cruise has been a tradition in the town for as long as anyone can remember, although there are no details to indicate when the event first began. …

Milford School District receives federal COVID-19 funding

Terry Rogers Headlines, Schools

As part of the federal COVID-19 Economic Relief Act (CARES), states were provided funding that was to be allocated to school districts in order to reduce the impact of COVID-19. The funds provided to schools, Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ERSSERF), are distributed by the Department of Education using the unit count system just as other state funding is …

Milford School Board hears tax rate presentation

Terry Rogers Headlines, Schools

At their regular board meeting in May, Sara Croce, Chief Financial Officer, presented the Milford School District Board of Education with information on the four different components of the school tax rate. In June, the board will be asked to make a decision on the tax rate for FY2021-22. “We are approaching the time when we have to set the …