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West Milford schools to open on September 3 with all distance learning

West Milford School Board voted on Tuesday to start the first four weeks of the 2020-2021 school year fully online, district-wide and delay implementation of the hybrid ‘back to school plan’ district until October 1. Persistent health and safety issues, clarification of required cleaning / disinfection protocols and identification of personnel responsible for performing these […]

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Primary school principal tests positive for COVID-19

An elementary school principal in the Milford Exempted Village School District has tested positive for COVID-19, school officials wrote in an email to families on Wednesday. Last week, the district announced it was pushing back its start date to August 31, saying it was “the right thing to do”. “All of our staff worked diligently […]

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Milford Schools Delay Start Date by One Week to Address COVID-19 Challenges

Pupils in the Milford Exempt Village School District will begin school on Monday August 31, a week later than originally planned. Superintendent John Spieser said on the school district’s website that the district needs more time to prepare due to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 outbreak and because the district has extended the deadline […]

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West Milford schools add more in-person learning after parent feedback

Comments from the reopening inquiries in West Milford resulted in more instruction at the school in September than initially proposed, school officials said. A preference for additional in-person instruction has prompted the district to abandon the county-wide trend of keeping schools closed every Wednesday in the fall, Superintendent Alex Anemone said. The district divided the […]

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Milford’s new schools to reopen in September with hybrid plan

NEW MILFORD – Schools will reopen later and under the hybrid model this school year, said Acting Superintendent Paul Smotas. Students will now return to school on September 8 and teachers will return on August 28, offering teachers a week of training and professional development before classes start. This means that the last day of […]

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Going back to school or learning online? Parents of Milford Schools’ students decide

Parents of students at Milford schools have the choice of sending their children to classrooms this year or opting for online education due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Families in the exempt village of Milford school district have until Friday August 7 to make their choice; the school district does not offer a hybrid plan. The […]