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Milford Schools hold job fair to recruit substitute teachers

[ad_1] MILFORD – Milford Public Schools is hosting its second job fair in October after hosting one in early August. “When we held our first-ever career fair in August at the Parsons building, we were pleased with the turnout – with around 40 people visiting us during the event,” said Wendy Kopanza, director of the […]

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Milford Schools hold job fair to recruit substitute teachers

[ad_1] MILFORD – Milford Public Schools is hosting its second job fair in October after hosting one in early August. “When we held our first-ever career fair in August at the Parsons building, we were pleased with the turnout – with around 40 people visiting us during the event,” said Wendy Kopanza, director of the […]

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Milford Schools hold job fair to recruit substitute teachers

[ad_1] MILFORD – Milford Public Schools is hosting its second job fair in October after hosting one in early August. “When we held our first-ever career fair in August at the Parsons building, we were pleased with the turnout – with around 40 people visiting us during the event,” said Wendy Kopanza, director of the […]

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Milford Schools hold job fair to recruit substitute teachers

[ad_1] MILFORD – Milford Public Schools is hosting its second job fair in October after hosting one in early August. “When we held our first-ever career fair in August at the Parsons building, we were pleased with the turnout – with around 40 people visiting us during the event,” said Wendy Kopanza, director of the […]

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Milford Schools Increase in police presence explained by officials

[ad_1] MILFORD, CT – School Superintendent Anna Cutaia and City Police Chief Keith Mello released additional details on Tuesday about the reasons for increased police presence in schools. Below is the full text of the letter: Dear Members of the Milford Public Schools Community, Last night Milford Public Schools issued a letter to parents in […]

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Milford Schools Increase in police presence explained by officials

[ad_1] MILFORD, CT – School Superintendent Anna Cutaia and City Police Chief Keith Mello released additional details on Tuesday about the reasons for increased police presence in schools. Below is the full text of the letter: Dear Members of the Milford Public Schools Community, Last night Milford Public Schools issued a letter to parents in […]

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Police are increasing their presence at Milford schools this week, superintendent says

[ad_1] MILFORD — Although there were no direct threats, schools will have increased police presence this week, according to Superintendent Anna Cutaia. In a letter sent Monday evening to the school community, Cutaia said there will be “enhanced security measures” over the next few days. “At this time, we have no threat to the Milford […]

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Enhanced Security at Milford Schools: Superintendent

[ad_1] MILFORD, CT – Milford Schools will have increased security starting Tuesday morning out of an abundance of caution after police shared information with school officials. Superintendent Anna Cutaia said there was no direct threat to schools in Milford. Below is the full text of the letter sent to the school community: Dear Members of […]

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Enhanced Security at Milford Schools: Superintendent

[ad_1] MILFORD, CT – Milford Schools will have increased security starting Tuesday morning out of an abundance of caution after police shared information with school officials. Superintendent Anna Cutaia said there was no direct threat to schools in Milford. Below is the full text of the letter sent to the school community: Dear Members of […]

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Milford Schools Covid-19 Policy Updates

[ad_1] MILFORD, CT – Milford School Officials released new guidelines for Covid-19 policies as the school year approaches. “The objective of Test-Mask-Go gives us the ability to maximize the time our students and staff stay in school and minimize the time individuals need to stay out of school,” Superintendent Anna Cutaia said in a letter […]

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Milford Schools Covid-19 Policy Updates

[ad_1] MILFORD, CT – Milford School Officials released new guidelines for Covid-19 policies as the school year approaches. “The objective of Test-Mask-Go gives us the ability to maximize the time our students and staff stay in school and minimize the time individuals need to stay out of school,” Superintendent Anna Cutaia said in a letter […]

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Bengals donate $250,000 to Milford Schools for multi-purpose sports complex

[ad_1] The Cincinnati Bengals have partnered with the NFL Foundation and Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) to donate $250,000 to exempt Milford Village Schools, supporting the installation of a new grass pitch at the Charity Multi-Purpose Sports Complex J.Lucas. The grass pitch helps transform an existing stadium into a fully functional multi-purpose facility. The complex […]

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Bengals donate $250,000 to Milford Schools for multi-purpose sports complex

[ad_1] The Cincinnati Bengals have partnered with the NFL Foundation and Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) to donate $250,000 to exempt Milford Village Schools, supporting the installation of a new grass pitch at the Charity Multi-Purpose Sports Complex J.Lucas. The grass pitch helps transform an existing stadium into a fully functional multi-purpose facility. The complex […]

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Getting a Job in Milford Schools: Monday Handbook

[ad_1] MILFORD, MA – Welcome to the August 1 edition of the Monday Manual, where we highlight important events coming up during the week in the Patch communities between Wayland and Worcester. Here’s what you need to know for the week of August 1: Milford Milford Public Schools will host two job fairs this week, […]

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Milford schools cover budget shortfalls of $253,000 – InsuranceNewsNet

[ad_1] MILFORD — The school system took steps to balance its budget books this week. The Board of Education approved the transfer of funds from eight accounts with surpluses to cover deficits in other areas which had a combined deficit of approximately $253,000. “We come before you to request these transfers in order to balance […]

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Milford schools cover budget shortfalls of $253,000

[ad_1] MILFORD — The school system took steps to balance its budget books this week. The Board of Education approved the transfer of funds from eight accounts with surpluses to cover shortfalls in other areas that had a combined deficit of approximately $253,000. “We come before you to request these transfers to balance the books,” […]

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New Milford Schools Superintendent Alisha DiCorpo resigns

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD — Superintendent Alisha DiCorpo said Thursday she will step down this fall, after about 11/2 years as head of schools in New Milford. “I am resigning as superintendent to work as a member of a dynamic team at EdAdvance,” DiCorpo wrote in an email sent to Hearst Connecticut Media Thursday morning, two […]

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New Milford Schools Superintendent Alisha DiCorpo resigns

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD — Superintendent Alisha DiCorpo said Thursday she will step down this fall, after about 11/2 years as head of schools in New Milford. “I am resigning as Superintendent to work as a member of a dynamic team at EdAdvance,” DiCorpo wrote in an email sent to Hearst Connecticut Media Thursday morning, two […]

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New Milford Schools Superintendent Alisha DiCorpo resigns

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD — Superintendent Alisha DiCorpo said Thursday she will step down this fall, after about 11/2 years as head of schools in New Milford. “I am resigning as Superintendent to work as a member of a dynamic team at EdAdvance,” DiCorpo wrote in an email sent to Hearst Connecticut Media Thursday morning, two […]

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New Milford Schools Superintendent Alisha DiCorpo resigns

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD — Superintendent Alisha DiCorpo said Thursday she will step down this fall, after about 11/2 years as head of schools in New Milford. “I am resigning as Superintendent to work as a member of a dynamic team at EdAdvance,” DiCorpo wrote in an email sent to Hearst Connecticut Media Thursday morning, two […]

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Milford New Schools Struggle to Find Program Seats After High School Fire – NBC Connecticut

[ad_1] There is significant damage at New Milford High School after a fire and several programs will be moved to other locations, according to school officials. New Milford Superintendent Alisha DiCorpo said in a message to families that the fire damage appeared to be localized to the roof, but “the overall damage to the interior […]

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Milford New Schools Struggle to Find Program Seats After High School Fire – NBC Connecticut

[ad_1] There is significant damage at New Milford High School after a fire and several programs will be moved to other locations, according to school officials. New Milford Superintendent Alisha DiCorpo said in a message to families that the fire damage appeared to be localized to the roof, but “the overall damage to the interior […]

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Foran High graduate returns to Milford Schools as an educator

[ad_1] MILFORD — A graduate of the Milford school system returns home. James Genova, a member of Foran High’s class of 1999, has been named an assistant principal at East Shore Middle School. He started his new position on July 1. He replaces Donato Piselli who was recently appointed principal of Perry Hill School in […]

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“no immediate threat to our schools”

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD — Students were briefly asked to shelter in place Friday morning due to a police investigation, according to the district. Superintendent Alisha DiCorpo said in an email that schools in the district were “placed in shelter-in-place for approximately half an hour this morning.” “This was due to an active police investigation in […]

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“no immediate threat to our schools”

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD — Students were briefly asked to shelter in place Friday morning due to a police investigation, according to the district. Superintendent Alisha DiCorpo said in an email that schools in the district were “placed in shelter-in-place for approximately half an hour this morning.” “This was due to an active police investigation in […]

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“no immediate threat to our schools”

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD — Students were briefly asked to shelter in place Friday morning due to a police investigation, according to the district. Superintendent Alisha DiCorpo said in an email that schools in the district were “placed in shelter-in-place for approximately half an hour this morning.” “This was due to an active police investigation in […]

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Milford Schools varsity-athletes honored at statewide banquet

[ad_1] PLANTSVILLE, CT – After two years of recognition at virtual celebrations due to the coronavirus pandemic, 350 outstanding varsity-athletes from each member school of the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference were honored Sunday at the 39th Annual College Awards Banquet. academics-athletes at the Aqua Turf Club. The winners from Milford-based high schools were: Foran: Megan […]

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Milford Schools varsity-athletes honored at statewide banquet

[ad_1] PLANTSVILLE, CT – After two years of recognition at virtual celebrations due to the coronavirus pandemic, 350 outstanding varsity-athletes from each member school of the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference were honored Sunday at the 39th Annual College Awards Banquet. academics-athletes at the Aqua Turf Club. The winners from Milford-based high schools were: Foran: Megan […]

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Milford Schools to keep novel in class after requests for reconsideration

[ad_1] Milford Schools will continue to include a book in their curriculum after the controversy that led to a school board vote. In a letter to parents and staff, Milford Superintendent John Spieser said there have been requests for the board to reconsider including a book as part of their 10th grade English class. year. […]

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Milford Schools to keep novel in class after requests for reconsideration

[ad_1] Milford Schools will continue to include a book in their curriculum after the controversy that led to a school board vote. In a letter to parents and staff, Milford Superintendent John Spieser said there have been requests for the board to reconsider including a book as part of their 10th grade English class. year. […]

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Milford Schools keep ‘In the Time of the Butterflies’

[ad_1] Milford Exempted Village Schools will not remove “In the Time of the Butterflies” from its Grade 10 English curriculum, officials announced Thursday morning. The district reviewed the novel after receiving three complaints from citizens deeming its content to be sexually inappropriate and a threat to Christian values. Those are the only requests to go […]

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Milford Schools resolve $400,000 heating expense overrun

[ad_1] MILFORD — The school district has frozen some spending to help alleviate a projected $400,000 shortfall in its natural gas account, according to operations manager James Richetelli. In order to partially cover the anticipated deficit, the Board of Education, at its meeting on Monday, unanimously approved the transfer of $207,547. “Normally we come to […]

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Milford Schools resolve $400,000 heating expense overrun

[ad_1] MILFORD — The school district has frozen some spending to help alleviate a projected $400,000 shortfall in its natural gas account, according to operations manager James Richetelli. In order to partially cover the anticipated deficit, the Board of Education, at its meeting on Monday, unanimously approved the transfer of $207,547. “Normally we come to […]

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Milford Schools resolve $400,000 heating expense overrun

[ad_1] MILFORD — The school district has frozen some spending to help alleviate a projected $400,000 shortfall in its natural gas account, according to operations manager James Richetelli. In order to partially cover the anticipated deficit, the Board of Education, at its meeting on Monday, unanimously approved the transfer of $207,547. “Normally we come to […]

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Milford Schools resolve $400,000 heating expense overrun

[ad_1] MILFORD — The school district has frozen some spending to help alleviate a projected $400,000 shortfall in its natural gas account, according to operations manager James Richetelli. In order to partially cover the anticipated deficit, the Board of Education, at its meeting on Monday, unanimously approved the transfer of $207,547. “Normally we come to […]

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Milford Schools resolve $400,000 heating expense overrun

[ad_1] MILFORD — The school district has frozen some spending to help alleviate a projected $400,000 shortfall in its natural gas account, according to operations manager James Richetelli. To partially cover the anticipated shortfall, the Board of Education, at its meeting on Monday, unanimously approved the transfer of $207,547. “Normally we come to the board […]

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Ohio Parents Ask Milford Schools to Ban Historical Fiction, In the Time of the Butterflies

[ad_1] Pearl-hungry parents in Ohio have forced a suburban school district outside Cincinnati to review a book so popular for its depiction of historical events that it was made into a movie. According to a report by The Cincinnati Investigatorparents of students at Milford Exempted Village Schools want In the time of butterflies, by Julia […]

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Milford schools recommend mask use amid clusters of COVID-19 cases

[ad_1] MILFORD, CT – Milford School officials are strongly encouraging students and staff to wear a properly fitting mask as coronavirus transmission rates rise in Milford and COVID-19 clusters emerge in the district. The school district will not require the use of masks. Clusters are appearing by class, by school and in groups such as […]

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Milford schools recommend mask use amid clusters of COVID-19 cases

[ad_1] MILFORD, CT – Milford School officials are strongly encouraging students and staff to wear a properly fitting mask as coronavirus transmission rates rise in Milford and COVID-19 clusters emerge in the district. The school district will not require the use of masks. Clusters are appearing by class, by school and in groups such as […]

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Milford schools recommend mask use amid clusters of COVID-19 cases

[ad_1] MILFORD, CT – Milford School officials are strongly encouraging students and staff to wear a properly fitting mask as coronavirus transmission rates increase in Milford and COVID-19 clusters emerge in the district. The school district will not require the use of masks. Clusters are appearing by class, by school and in groups such as […]

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New Milford schools aren’t the only ones experiencing turnover. CT’s ‘exhausted’ educators quit their jobs

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD — When New Milford High School principal Raymond Manka announced his intention to step down, the district superintendent was blamed for his planned departure and that of about 10 other administrators who left the schools since she took over. However, education officials say outside factors, largely the stressors that COVID-19 has placed […]

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New Milford schools aren’t the only ones experiencing turnover. CT’s ‘exhausted’ educators quit their jobs

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD — When New Milford High School principal Raymond Manka announced his intention to step down, the district superintendent was blamed for his planned departure and that of about 10 other administrators who left the schools since she took office. However, education officials say outside factors, largely the stressors that COVID-19 has placed […]

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Milford Schools Share Performance, Demographic Report

[ad_1] MILFORD — Milford schools spent $20,457 per student with total spending of $119 million for the 2019-20 school year, according to the district’s recently released Profile and Performance Report. Deputy Superintendent Amy Fedigan provided details of the report – which also lists enrollment for this school year at 5,621 across the 16 schools – […]

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Milford schools benefit from safety upgrades

[ad_1] MILFORD — The entrances to all public schools in Milford have been upgraded with bullet- and blast-resistant glass, frames and hardware, according to school officials. James Richetelli, the school district’s director of operations, updated the school board on the security upgrades during its meeting last week. “The hardened vestibules will create a ‘mantrap’ or […]

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Milford Schools Share Performance, Demographic Report

[ad_1] MILFORD — Milford schools spent $20,457 per student with total spending of $119 million for the 2019-20 school year, according to the district’s recently released Profile and Performance Report. Deputy Superintendent Amy Fedigan provided details of the report – which also lists enrollment for this school year at 5,621 across the 16 schools – […]

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Milford Schools Share Performance, Demographic Report

[ad_1] MILFORD — Milford schools spent $20,457 per student with total spending of $119 million for the 2019-20 school year, according to the district’s recently released Profile and Performance Report. Deputy Superintendent Amy Fedigan provided details of the report – which also lists enrollment for this school year at 5,621 across the 16 schools – […]

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Milford schools benefit from safety upgrades

[ad_1] MILFORD — Entrances to all public schools in Milford have been upgraded with bullet- and blast-resistant glass, frames and hardware, according to school officials. James Richetelli, the school district’s director of operations, updated the school board on the security upgrades during its meeting last week. “The hardened vestibules will create a ‘mantrap’ or buffer […]

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Milford Schools Share Performance, Demographic Report

[ad_1] MILFORD — Milford schools spent $20,457 per student with total spending of $119 million for the 2019-20 school year, according to the district’s recently released Profile and Performance Report. Deputy Superintendent Amy Fedigan provided details of the report – which also lists enrollment for this school year at 5,621 across the 16 schools – […]

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Milford schools benefit from safety upgrades

[ad_1] MILFORD — The entrances to all public schools in Milford have been retrofitted with ballistic and blast-resistant glass, frames and hardware, according to school officials. James Richetelli, the school district’s director of operations, updated the school board on the security upgrades during its meeting last week. “The hardened vestibules will create a ‘mantrap’ or […]

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Milford schools benefit from safety upgrades

[ad_1] MILFORD — The entrances to all public schools in Milford have been upgraded with bullet- and blast-resistant glass, frames and hardware, according to school officials. James Richetelli, the school district’s director of operations, updated the school board on the security upgrades during its meeting last week. “The hardened vestibules will create a ‘mantrap’ or […]

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Milford Schools: Upcoming Citizens Advisory Board; Eagle Stadium Lights, Parents Can Review ELA Manual, and More

[ad_1] The Milford Exempted Village School District School Board met on April 22 to discuss forming a Citizens’ Advisory Board, parents reviewing the potential ELA handbook, and more. John Spieser, Superintendent, spoke of forming a Citizens’ Advisory Board, with the stated purpose of being responsible for “conducting research into identified priorities, reporting those findings, […]

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“Increase rapid access to health care”

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD – Students in select schools across the city now have access to professional mental and behavioral health services – at no cost to them. Last month, student health centers opened at New Milford High School and Schaghticoke Middle School. A behavioral health provider is on site at both schools one day a […]

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“Increase rapid access to health care”

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD – Students in select schools across the city now have access to professional mental and behavioral health services – at no cost to them. Last month, student health centers opened at New Milford High School and Schaghticoke Middle School. A behavioral health provider is on site at both schools one day a […]

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Milford schools set graduation dates

[ad_1] MILFORD — District high school graduation dates are official. The school board recently announced that Joseph A. Foran High School will hold its ceremony on June 17 and Jonathan Law High School will follow on June 20. “We have a 181-day school year, and it is necessary that we hold school for 180 days,” […]

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Milford schools set graduation dates

[ad_1] MILFORD — District high school graduation dates are official. The school board recently announced that Joseph A. Foran High School will hold its ceremony on June 17 and Jonathan Law High School will follow on June 20. “We have a 181-day school year, and it is necessary that we hold school for 180 days,” […]

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Milford schools set graduation dates

[ad_1] MILFORD — District high school graduation dates are official. The school board recently announced that Joseph A. Foran High School will hold its ceremony on June 17 and Jonathan Law High School will follow on June 20. “We have a 181-day school year, and it is necessary that we hold school for 180 days,” […]

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Milford schools set graduation dates

[ad_1] MILFORD — District high school graduation dates are official. The school board recently announced that Joseph A. Foran High School will hold its ceremony on June 17 and Jonathan Law High School will follow on June 20. “We have a 181-day school year, and it is necessary that we hold school for 180 days,” […]

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Milford schools set graduation dates

[ad_1] MILFORD — District high school graduation dates are official. The school board recently announced that Joseph A. Foran High School will hold its ceremony on June 17 and Jonathan Law High School will follow on June 20. “We have a 181-day school year, and it is necessary that we hold school for 180 days,” […]

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Milford Schools agree to the use of the exclusion delay in certain situations

[ad_1] MILFORD — City schools can use “time outs” to defuse situations and allow students to calm down, but the practice should not be used as punishment, according to an updated school board policy. The Board of Education, at its April 11 meeting, finally approved the revised policy on the use of exclusion timeout settings […]

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Milford Schools agree to the use of the exclusion delay in certain situations

[ad_1] MILFORD — City schools can use “time outs” to defuse situations and allow students to calm down, but the practice should not be used as punishment, according to an updated school board policy. The Board of Education, at its April 11 meeting, finally approved the revised policy on the use of exclusion timeout settings […]

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Milford schools distribute free COVID-19 test kits

[ad_1] MILFORD, CT – Milford Public Schools will offer students and staff members a free COVID-19 rapid antigen test after a local increase in cases. Test kits will be distributed on Thursday, April 14 to students and staff who wish them. Each kit contains two tests. School officials recommend that students and staff take a […]

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Milford schools distribute free COVID-19 test kits

[ad_1] MILFORD, CT – Milford Public Schools will offer students and staff members a free COVID-19 rapid antigen test after a local increase in cases. Test kits will be distributed on Thursday, April 14 to students and staff who wish them. Each kit contains two tests. School officials recommend that students and staff take a […]

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The ‘Smooth Jazz for Scholars’ concert to benefit Milford Schools

[ad_1] MILFORD — World-renowned jazz musician and composer Jay Rowe has announced the return of the annual Smooth Jazz for Scholars benefit concert later this month. Proceeds from this concert benefit the Milford Public Schools Student Music Program. Overall, Rowe has donated over $85,200 to the music department, thanks to the success of this annual […]

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The ‘Smooth Jazz for Scholars’ concert to benefit Milford Schools

[ad_1] MILFORD — World-renowned jazz musician and composer Jay Rowe has announced the return of the annual Smooth Jazz for Scholars benefit concert later this month. Proceeds from this concert benefit the Milford Public Schools Student Music Program. Overall, Rowe has donated over $85,200 to the music department, thanks to the success of this annual […]

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The ‘Smooth Jazz for Scholars’ concert to benefit Milford Schools

[ad_1] MILFORD — World-renowned jazz musician and composer Jay Rowe has announced the return of the annual Smooth Jazz for Scholars benefit concert later this month. Proceeds from this concert benefit the Milford Public Schools Student Music Program. Overall, Rowe has donated over $85,200 to the music department, thanks to the success of this annual […]

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Milford schools end social distancing and group work rules

[ad_1] MILFORD — The school district, which only a few weeks ago made mask-wearing optional in school buildings, is reducing or removing many of the remaining COVID restrictions. Superintendent Anna Cutaia made the announcement over the weekend in a letter to the school community. “Our continued tracking of COVID-19 cases, particularly since mask-optional status was […]

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Salaries, utilities among reasons for Milford schools budget request

[ad_1] MILFORD — The school district has requested $102 million for the 2022-23 school year budget, an increase of about 2.3% from the current budget of $99.7 million. “While I believe we have been a leader among our Connecticut State colleagues in staying ahead of the academic needs of our young people and responding quickly […]

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Salaries, utilities among reasons for Milford schools budget request

[ad_1] MILFORD — The school district has requested $102 million for the 2022-23 school year budget, an increase of about 2.3% from the current budget of $99.7 million. “While I believe we have been a leader among our Connecticut State colleagues in staying ahead of the academic needs of our young people and responding quickly […]

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Milford schools distribute free COVID-19 test kits

[ad_1] MILFORD, CT – Members of the Milford Public Schools community will receive a free COVID-19 rapid test kit. The state Department of Health is encouraging students and staff to take a test in the morning before a school system moves to mask-optional. “Accepting a free test kit and then taking the test is completely […]

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Milford schools discuss bonds, books and group

[ad_1] The Milford Exempted Village School of Education board met Feb. 17 to discuss the latest bond bond, a book issue, and to recognize high school band members. Brian Rabe, Treasurer, presented the link. Earlier, voters approved a bond measure in the November 2021 general election to build a new middle school for grades […]

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Milford schools discuss bonds, books and group

[ad_1] The Milford Exempted Village School of Education board met Feb. 17 to discuss the latest bond bond, a book issue, and to recognize high school band members. Brian Rabe, Treasurer, presented the link. Earlier, voters approved a bond measure in the November 2021 general election to build a new middle school for grades […]

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Masks optional at Milford schools from February 28

[ad_1] Superintendent Anna Cutaia informed the school community on Friday that from that date, students and staff will no longer be required to wear masks in school buildings – a sight that has become the norm for more than two years since the start of the pandemic. “We believe it is time to make mask […]

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Masks optional at Milford schools from February 28

[ad_1] Superintendent Anna Cutaia informed the school community on Friday that from that date, students and staff will no longer be required to wear masks in school buildings – a sight that has become the norm for more than two years since the start of the pandemic. “We believe it is time to make mask […]

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Masks optional at Milford schools from February 28

[ad_1] Superintendent Anna Cutaia informed the school community on Friday that from that date, students and staff will no longer be required to wear masks in school buildings – a sight that has become the norm for more than two years since the start of the pandemic. “We believe it is time to make mask […]

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Masks optional at Milford schools from February 28

[ad_1] Superintendent Anna Cutaia informed the school community on Friday that from that date, students and staff will no longer be required to wear masks in school buildings – a sight that has become the norm for more than two years since the start of the pandemic. “We believe it is time to make mask […]

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Masks optional at Milford schools from February 28

[ad_1] Superintendent Anna Cutaia informed the school community on Friday that from that date, students and staff will no longer be required to wear masks in school buildings – a sight that has become the norm for more than two years since the start of the pandemic. “We believe it is time to make mask […]

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“A sign that the tides are changing”

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD — Wearing masks in New Milford schools will become optional for students and staff on March 1, the Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday night. The council voted to repeal its policy that required the wearing of masks and face coverings during the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning March 1, masks will no longer […]

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“A sign that the tides are changing”

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD — Wearing masks in New Milford schools will become optional for students and staff on March 1, the Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday night. The council voted to repeal its policy that required the wearing of masks and face coverings during the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning March 1, masks will no longer […]

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“A sign that the tides are changing”

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD — Wearing masks in New Milford schools will become optional for students and staff on March 1, the Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday night. The council voted to repeal its policy that required the wearing of masks and face coverings during the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning March 1, masks will no longer […]

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Milford Schools Cancel Classes Monday After Super Bowl; request donations from a local organization

[ad_1] Since the start of the school year, Milford Schools has been consistent in the message that students thrive and achieve best when they are in the classroom. All of the district’s efforts to keep students and staff healthy have been toward this goal. However, no one can deny that the Cincinnati Bengals’ recent historic […]

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Milford Schools Cancel Classes Monday After Super Bowl; request donations from a local organization

[ad_1] Since the start of the school year, Milford Schools has been consistent in the message that students thrive and achieve best when they are in the classroom. All of the district’s efforts to keep students and staff healthy have been toward this goal. However, no one can deny that the Cincinnati Bengals’ recent historic […]

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Milford schools offer weekly COVID tests for students

[ad_1] MILFORD, CT – Parents and guardians of students attending Milford Public Schools now have the option to enroll their children in a weekly COVID-19 testing program. Each Tuesday, students enrolled in the program will travel to a supervised testing location within their school, where Progressive Diagnostics will administer their test. Results will usually follow […]

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Milford schools to receive $250,000 from NFL grant

[ad_1] MILFORD, Ohio — The Milford Exempted Village School District has received $250,000 from the Cincinnati Bengals through the National Football League Foundation’s Grassroots program. The grant is for the installation of an artificial turf pitch at Milford’s Charity J. Lucas Memorial Field, a multi-purpose sports facility. The opening ceremony in Milford is scheduled for […]

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New school COVID testing scheme announced by Milford Schools

[ad_1] Information via Milford Public Schools: We are pleased to announce a new program within Milford Public Schools that gives all PK-12 students the opportunity to take a free weekly COVID-19 test while in school. This program will begin the week of January 31, 2022 and you will soon be notified of the test day […]

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New Milford schools budget proposal includes $2.36 million increase

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD — The superintendent’s budget includes a 3.58 percent increase over last year, or an additional $2.36 million, bringing the school district’s budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year to 68, $2 million. Superintendent of Schools Alisha DiCorpo planned to present her budget in a series of budget hearings that began Tuesday and will […]

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New Milford schools budget proposal includes $2.36 million increase

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD — The superintendent’s budget includes a 3.58 percent increase over last year, or an additional $2.36 million, bringing the school district’s budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year to 68, $2 million. Superintendent of Schools Alisha DiCorpo planned to present her budget in a series of budget hearings that began Tuesday and will […]

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New Milford schools budget proposal includes $2.36 million increase

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD — The superintendent’s budget includes a 3.58 percent increase over last year, or an additional $2.36 million, bringing the school district’s budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year to 68, $2 million. Superintendent of Schools Alisha DiCorpo planned to present her budget in a series of budget hearings that began Tuesday and will […]

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New Milford schools budget proposal includes $2.36 million increase

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD — The superintendent’s budget includes a 3.58 percent increase over last year, or an additional $2.36 million, bringing the school district’s budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year to 68, $2 million. Superintendent of Schools Alisha DiCorpo planned to present her budget in a series of budget hearings that began Tuesday and will […]

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New Milford schools budget proposal includes $2.36 million increase

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD — The superintendent’s budget includes a 3.58 percent increase over last year, or an additional $2.36 million, bringing the school district’s budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year to 68, $2 million. Superintendent of Schools Alisha DiCorpo planned to present her budget in a series of budget hearings that began Tuesday and will […]

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Milford Schools push for equity in resources and finances for all sports

[ad_1] MILFORD — The pandemic hasn’t stopped hundreds of students from staying competitive in one or more of the two dozen CIAC-sanctioned sports at Jonathan Law and Foran High Schools. James Richetelli, chief operating officer of Milford Schools, gave an overview of athletic program finances to the Board of Education on Monday, saying the district […]

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Cyber ​​Security, Smart Boards and Chromebooks Top Tech Demands for New Milford Schools

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD – Schools in New Milford aim to avoid any cybersecurity threat with a proposal to upgrade their technology system. In the district’s five-year tech capital application, which totals approximately $ 478,000 for the 2022-2023 school year, the district’s acting director of technology Jaime Terry said that a way to prevent cybersecurity threats […]

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Cybersecurity, smartboards and Chromebooks top New Milford schools’ tech demands

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD — New Milford Schools is aiming to head off any cybersecurity threats with a proposed upgrade to its technology system. In the district’s five-year technology capital request, which totals about $478,000 for the 2022-23 school year, the district’s acting chief technology officer, Jaime Terry, said one way to prevent threats cybersecurity is […]

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Cybersecurity, smartboards and Chromebooks top New Milford schools’ tech demands

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD — New Milford Schools is aiming to head off any cybersecurity threats with a proposed upgrade to its technology system. In the district’s five-year technology capital request, which totals about $478,000 for the 2022-23 school year, the district’s acting chief technology officer, Jaime Terry, said one way to prevent threats cybersecurity is […]

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New Milford schools plan to spend $ 75,000 on band equipment, uniforms and instruments over five years

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD – The school district is looking to improve its orchestra program by purchasing new equipment and replacing instruments and uniforms. These requests are part of the band’s five-year capital plan in the Superintendent’s 2022-2023 Budget Proposal. The plan lists these three items at a cost of $ 5,000 each, which over the […]

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New Milford schools are looking to spend $75,000 on band gear, uniforms and instruments over five years

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD — The school district is looking to improve its music program by purchasing new equipment and replacing instruments and uniforms. These requests are part of the band’s five-year capital plan in the Superintendent’s 2022-2023 budget proposal. The plan lists these three items at a cost of $5,000 each – which over the […]

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New Milford Schools Propose Major Athletic Program Improvements

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD – A major weight room upgrade, new softball fence, and new uniforms each year for select programs are on the school district’s athletic program wish list. Keith Lapinsky, athletic director of New Milford Public Schools, suggests spending at least $117,000 on athletic upgrades. Repairs to the softball fence and a safety net […]

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New Milford schools are looking to spend $75,000 on band gear, uniforms and instruments over five years

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD — The school district is looking to improve its music program by purchasing new equipment and replacing instruments and uniforms. These requests are part of the band’s five-year capital plan in the Superintendent’s 2022-2023 budget proposal. The plan lists these three items at a cost of $5,000 each – which over the […]

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New Milford schools are looking to spend $75,000 on band gear, uniforms and instruments over five years

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD — The school district is looking to improve its music program by purchasing new equipment and replacing instruments and uniforms. These requests are part of the band’s five-year capital plan in the Superintendent’s 2022-2023 budget proposal. The plan lists these three items at a cost of $5,000 each – which over the […]

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Milford schools increase police presence after social media threat

[ad_1] Milford Police will have extra officers at schools in Milford on Wednesday due to a threat circulating on TikTok reporting school shootings across the country. including Snapchat. Several families reported the messages to school officials and the police. Miami Township Police investigated the message and concluded that the threat was not credible. However, the […]

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Bus driver shortage continues to plague New Milford schools

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD – School bus drivers are in short supply this year. And in New Milford, that essential part of daily morning and afternoon commutes has proven to be an ongoing problem. Since starting school, New Milford has struggled to maintain a consistent bus schedule with its transportation provider, All-Star Transportation, sometimes forced to […]

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Brookfield and New Milford Schools Suspend ‘Screen and Stay’ Due to Rise in COVID Cases

[ad_1] Brookfield and New Milford are suspending a program that in some cases allows students who do not show symptoms of COVID-19 to stay in school, even if they have been exposed to the virus. Both school districts cease participating in the state’s “Screen and Stay” protocol, which the governor launched in early November. Districts […]

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Brookfield, New Milford Schools Suspend ‘Screen and Stay’ Due to Rising COVID Cases

[ad_1] Brookfield and New Milford are suspending a program that, in some cases, allows students who do not show symptoms of COVID-19 to stay in school, even if they have been exposed to the virus. Both school districts are ending participation in the state’s “Screen and Stay” protocol, which the governor launched in early November. […]

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Food supply shortage affecting schools in Milford: here’s how

[ad_1] Written by Eileen Faustich, Milford Schools Food Service Program Director 28 October 2021 Dear Milford Public School Community Members, As you know, the Milford School Food Service team has worked tirelessly over the past 18 months to ensure our students and their families receive nutritious meals, even in the midst of a global pandemic. […]

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Here’s how Milford schools will spend nearly $ 5 million in funds

[ad_1] MILFORD, CT – At the August Education Council meeting, school officials provided updates on several key topics. Here’s a recap: Foran High School tennis courts named in memory of Richard A. Herman Superintendent of Schools Anna Cutaia told council that a request has been made to name the Foran tennis courts in memory of […]

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No bus problems expected for the first day

[ad_1] MILFORD — Bus driver shortages and missed routes won’t be something parents in Milford should worry about when the town’s schools open on Wednesday, according to a senior school official. Milford Schools operations manager James Richetelli, Jr., said there was no issue of driver shortages or fear of missed routes with Durham School Services, […]

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On the first day back, New Milford schools hope for a more ‘normal’ school year

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD – More than 3,700 children got out of bed Wednesday morning, brushed their teeth and carried backpacks over their shoulders on their first day of school. Masks in hand, the students of New Milford returned to schools that looked and felt much more “normal” than those of last year. “Each new school […]

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On first day back, schools in New Milford hope for a more ‘normal’ school year

[ad_1] NEW MILFORD – More than 3,700 children rolled out of bed Wednesday morning, brushed their teeth and slung backpacks on their shoulders for their first day of school. Masks in hand, New Milford students returned to schools that looked and felt much more “normal” than last year. “Each new school year is filled with […]

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Milford Schools Link would build a new college

[ad_1] Milford Schools want to pass a $2.47 million bond on the Nov. 2 ballot to demolish the existing high school building and build a new middle school for grades six through eight. The 30-year bond, totaling $55.9 million, would only be for these two primary purposes and site traffic/traffic flow considerations. Additionally, the […]

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Milford Schools Call for Referendum to Remake Historic College – Milford LIVE!

[ad_1] Milford Middle School will be renovated to 21st century standards for fourth and fifth graders if an October referendum passes. The Milford School District announced at an infrequently attended Education Council meeting on Monday that it would call for a referendum on the issue of raising property taxes to fund the revitalization and expansion […]

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Safety, infrastructure funding approved for Milford schools

[ad_1] MILFORD – More than $ 665,000 was recently approved by the School Facilities Construction Standing Committee to fund school safety and infrastructure upgrades in Milford Public Schools. “One of Milford Public Schools’ highest and most enduring priorities is to ensure that our school buildings are safe, healthy, orderly and caring places that support and […]