Milford School District holds “Polar Plunge” Event

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On Sat., Feb. 6, Milford School District held a Polar Bear Plunge event in the parking lot of Brigg’s Stadium in partnership with Carlisle Fire Company. This year’s Special Olympics fundraising event was revamped due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to protect the safety of the Bears and volunteers who help put the event on each year, Special Olympics …

Freeman Arts Pavilion collaborates with Milford School District

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Milford School District partnered with the Freeman Arts Pavilion to provide students with Creative Nourishment art kits. On Friday, January 29, the open-air performing venue located in Fenwick Island, delivered 4,300 kits in an effort to keep the arts alive during these trying times. “The Freeman Arts Pavilion, formerly known as the Freeman Arts Foundation, collaborated with local artist, John …

MSD receives grant for Buccaneer Boat Project

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Milford School District recently received a grant from the Hertrich Family Automotive Dealerships that will be used toward the Buccaneer Boat Project. The project is being led by Milford Central Academy teacher and principal, Alex March and Gary Zoll. “The project is a partnership between the Milford School District and the Educational Passages Miniboat Program,” Trish Gerken, Public Information Officer …

MSD, Abbott’s Mill partner to provide field experiences to students

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Milford School District and Abbott’s Mill Nature Center have partnered this year to continue providing field experiences to students despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Because students are still using a hybrid learning experience with some students still in a completely remote setting, the experiences will be conducted remotely this year. “Abbott’s Mill has worked to pivot our traditionally hands-on rich …


MSD hopes to expand summer programming for 2021

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At the regular meeting of the Milford School District Board of Education, Dr. Bridget Amory, Director of Student Learning, advised board members that there were plans to expand summer services in the district for 2021. Although some of the programs are offered every summer, Dr. Amory stated that the district was looking for ways to keep children active and engaged …

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MSD moves to full concurrent learning

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Milford School District returned to hybrid learning on January 11 following Governor John Carney’s recommendation that school districts in Delaware once again begin in-person learning. On Monday, February 1, all students in Milford will begin concurrent learning where remote learning students will be in class at the same time as those who have chosen to attend in person. “It is …

Scott Fitzgerald appointed to MSD Board of Education

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On Monday, Jan. 25, Milford School District Board of Education appointed Scott Fitzgerald to complete the term of Judy Purcell who vacated a seat in Area D after moving from the area. Fitzgerald will hold the seat until Jun. 30. Board Member Rony Baltazar-Lopez was the only dissenting vote for Fitzgerald’s appointment. “I believe education is important,” Fitzgerald said when …

MHS Senior participates in MLK Voice 4 Youth finals

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Deena Johnson, a senior at Milford High School who plans to attend college to study either business or health administration, participated as a finalist in the 6th Annual MLK Voice 4 Youth Finals on Sunday, January 17. The ceremony, which was held virtually due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, was hosted by Kaamilah Diabate, the 2016 winner of the competition …


Milford School District to Resume Hybrid Learning

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The Milford School District will follow the State of Delaware’s recommendation for schools to return to full hybrid instruction on Monday, January 11, 2021 and return to its first semester hybrid schedule within all schools next Monday.  Cohort A students will attend school on Monday and Tuesday of next week, and Cohort B students will attend school on Thursday and …


Milford School District serving more special needs students

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Laura Manges, Director of Student Services at Milford School District, provided information the Milford School District Board of Education regarding special education services in the district at their regular meeting in Dec. 2020. According to Manges, the district is serving the highest number of special needs students in the 14 years she has been working in the district. “In our …