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

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 sports […]

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

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 sports […]

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

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 on […]

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Milford Schools Share Performance, Demographic Report

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 – at […]

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Milford schools benefit from safety upgrades

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 buffer […]

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Milford schools benefit from safety upgrades

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 buffer […]

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

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, and […]

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Milford schools distribute free COVID-19 test kits

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 test […]

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

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 event […]

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Milford schools end social distancing and group work rules

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 implemented […]

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Salaries, utilities among reasons for Milford schools budget request

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 to […]

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Salaries, utilities among reasons for Milford schools budget request

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 to […]

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Milford schools distribute free COVID-19 test kits

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 voluntary,” […]

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Milford schools discuss bonds, books and group

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 six […]

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Masks optional at Milford schools from February 28

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 wearing […]

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Masks optional at Milford schools from February 28

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 wearing […]

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Masks optional at Milford schools from February 28

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 wearing […]

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Masks optional at Milford schools from February 28

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 wearing […]

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Masks optional at Milford schools from February 28

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 wearing […]

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“A sign that the tides are changing”

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 be […]

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“A sign that the tides are changing”

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 be […]

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“A sign that the tides are changing”

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 be […]

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

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 run […]

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Milford schools offer weekly COVID tests for students

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 within […]

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Milford schools to receive $250,000 from NFL grant

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 August, […]

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New school COVID testing scheme announced by Milford Schools

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 assigned […]

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New Milford schools budget proposal includes $2.36 million increase

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 continue […]

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New Milford schools budget proposal includes $2.36 million increase

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 continue […]

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New Milford schools budget proposal includes $2.36 million increase

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 continue […]

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New Milford schools budget proposal includes $2.36 million increase

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 continue […]

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

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 involves […]

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

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 to […]

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

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 next […]

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

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 next […]

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

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 next […]

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New Milford Schools Propose Major Athletic Program Improvements

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 are […]

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

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 next […]

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Milford schools increase police presence after social media threat

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 police […]

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Bus driver shortage continues to plague New Milford schools

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 change […]

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

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 cited […]

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

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. The […]

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

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. Sadly, […]

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

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 Richard […]

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No bus problems expected for the first day

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, the […]

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

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 year […]

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

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 of […]

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Safety, infrastructure funding approved for Milford schools

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 promote […]

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Milford Schools Honor Educators and Parent of the Year

MILFORD — Milford Schools has honored a middle school guidance counselor, high school cookie baker and PTA parent as teacher, para-educator and parent of the year for 2021-21. “This year, more than any other, we are so grateful for the selfless and enthusiastic work of all of our winners,” said Superintendent of Schools Anna Cutaia. […]

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Milford schools see $ 84 million in upgrades and ‘high prices ahead’, official says

MILFORD – The city’s public schools plan to spend up to $ 84.7 million on capital improvements over the next five years, according to the school system’s 2022-2026 Capital Improvement Plan. The plan has no money attached and is typically used as a planning aid to anticipate the needs of the school system over the […]

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Milford schools eyeing $84m upgrades and ‘high prices ahead’, official says

MILFORD — The city’s public schools plan to spend up to $84.7 million on capital improvements over the next five years, according to the school system’s 2022-26 capital improvement plan. The plan does not come with money and is generally used as a planning aid to anticipate the needs of the school system over the […]

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Milford New Schools teachers create music video with Dua Lipa song to encourage summer reading

NEW MILFORD – It all started with an idea to motivate students to read during summer vacation. It ended with a three-minute music video featuring teachers and other staff singing rewritten lyrics to a popular song from TikTok and YouTube. In response to the New Milford Public School’s K-8 summer reading initiative and the Connecticut […]

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New Milford Schools teachers create music video featuring Dua Lipa’s song to encourage summer reading

NEW MILFORD – It all started with an idea to motivate students to read during the summer holidays. It ended with a three-minute music video featuring teachers and other staff singing along to the rewritten lyrics of a popular song from TikTok and YouTube. In response to New Milford Public School’s K-8 Summer Reading Initiative […]

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Milford Schools Close Budget Gap, Receive Additional Federal Funding

MILFORD – Schools in the city will receive more federal money than expected, according to James Richetelli, director of operations. The city received just under $ 5.9 million from the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Assistance Program, or ESSER, Richetelli told the Board of Education at its meeting this week. The total was about $ […]

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Milford Schools Close Budget Gap, Receive Additional Federal Funding

MILFORD — The city’s schools will receive more federal money than expected, according to operations manager James Richetelli. The city received just under $5.9 million from the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Program, or ESSER, Richetelli told the school board during its meeting this week. The total was about $49,000 more than he had […]

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Milford Schools’ COVID Spending Increased Last Month

MILFORD – The return to full-time in-person learning has increased costs, but the school system remains within budget for its COVID spending, according to James Richetelli, director of operations. Schools received $ 8.17 million in federal coronavirus relief funds and elementary and secondary school emergency relief grants, Richetelli said at the April 26 school board […]

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Milford schools’ COVID spending spiked last month

MILFORD — The return to full-time in-person learning has increased costs, but the school system remains within budget for its COVID expenses, according to James Richetelli, the director of operations. Schools received $8.17 million from the Federal Coronavirus Relief Fund and Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Grants, Richetelli said at the April 26 school […]

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Milford Schools: “It’s time” to replace Junior High School

Pictured is the high school building, which Milford, through assistance from the Ohio Facilities Building Commission, is considering replacing. To do this, we would need a bond. Photo provided. Pictured is Milford High School WinterGuard, which recently performed at the Winter Guard International 2021 Virtual Events Competition, achieving a ‘master’ rating. Photo provided. By Brett […]

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Milford Schools Head Anna Cutaia Receives Prestigious Honor

MILFORD, CT – Milford Schools Superintendent Anna Cutaia has been named the 2021 Connecticut PTA “Outstanding Superintendent”. It will be celebrated at a Zoom meeting on May 5 by the state’s PTA. Cutaia has been in office since August 1, 2018 and has received great reviews for her performances and energetic enthusiasm throughout the district. […]

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As COVID cases rise in New Milford, schools prepare to host forum

NEW MILFORD – Schools in New Milford are planning to host a virtual parent forum on April 6 with Superintendent Alisha DiCorpo and Director of Health Lisa Morrissey, according to a letter sent to parents and guardians. The meeting will be held via Zoom from 5.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. The letter, dated April 1, […]

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New Milford Schools on Distance Learning April 19-23, returning April 26

A New Milford school bus Deborah Rose / Hearst Connecticut / New Milford Public Schools will be placed in distance learning April 19-23, with all students from all schools returning in person on April 26. “District data shows that having a distance learning week after the school vacation has been very effective as a mitigation […]

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Milford Schools Budget for ‘Wants Against Needs’ Case

MILFORD – The Education Council has approved a 2021-2022 budget that members say meets the needs of the city’s students, but pushes back most of their desires. “I think the administration had to make some tough choices,” said board chair Susan Glennon. “I am convinced that this administration knows what is needed.” The board of […]

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Milford schools: keep your child at home if they are sick

Pictured, Pattison Elementary students made in January as the school board’s recognition month. Pictured are Dave Yockey, Emily Chesnut and Chris Hamm, members of the Milford Exempted Village School Board of Education. Photos provided. By Brett MilamEditor The Milford Exempted Village School Board of Education met on January 21 to discuss the decision to close […]

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Milford Schools Head seeks to increase budget by 2.25%

MILFORD, CT – Superintendent of Schools Anna Cutaia is proposing a budget of $ 99.73 million for fiscal year 2021-22, which will increase spending by 2.25%. The new fiscal year begins on July 1, 2021 and ends on June 30, 2022. Cutaia’s budget proposal has yet to be approved by the education, finance and municipal […]

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West Milford Schools Could Use COVID Closure Savings on New Grass Field

WEST MILFORD – Cost cuts triggered by the impact of the pandemic on school operations could provide the district’s central campus with a second artificial turf pitch. School board members discussed two possible sites for a new synthetic turf surface: Ray Kilgallen Field, the baseball and field hockey field behind Westbrook Elementary School, and Robert […]

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David Yockey of Milford Schools receives OSBA’s highest honor

Pictured is David Yockey, Milford Schools Board Member. Photo provided. Submitted by the Ohio School Boards Association. A member of the school board of the exempt village of Milford received the most esteemed award from the Ohio School Boards Association. David E. Yockey, who also serves on the Great Oaks Career Campus Board of Directors, […]

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“Virtual Snow Days” for West Milford Schools

With technology upgrades needed to provide ‘virtual learning’ options for students due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Township of West Milford School District announced on December 9 that it would be implementing ‘days of virtual snow ”in December 2020 for severe winter weather conditions. The district is seeking parent and teacher feedback on this program […]

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New schools in Milford to switch to distance learning until February

The New Milford School District will transition to fully virtual learning from November 30 to February 1. New Milford Schools Superintendent Michael Polizzi said on Thursday the decision was made based on a recommendation from the New Milford Department of Health due to an increase in COVID-19 cases in the city and Bergen County, not […]

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Guardians at Milford schools go above and beyond to keep children healthy during pandemic

MILFORD, Connecticut (WTNH) – To keep schools safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a long list of things guardians need to watch out for. We’re talking about things beyond just adding plexiglass dividers and social distancing markers. Patrick Bradbury is the Facilities Director for Milford Public Schools. He told News 8: “This is their […]

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New schools in Milford to close for 2 days after COVID case

NEW MILFORD – The city’s five schools will close for two days starting Thursday after a member of the school community tested positive for COVID-19 just days after the students returned. The New Milford School District has announced that students will resume distance education at home and teachers will also teach at home. New Milford […]

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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 […]

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John Spieser to succeed Nancy House as Head of Milford Schools

An earlier version of this story contained incorrect information provided by the school district regarding the tenure of the new superintendent at Clark Montessori High School. Milford Schools will have a new superintendent on August 1. John Spieser, director of human resources for the school district, was selected for the highest administrative position by the […]

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Milford Schools Human Resources Director Should Be Appointed Superintendent

The Milford board of directors is expected to appoint the district human resources manager as the new superintendent on Thursday, June 18. John Spieser is poised to succeed Nancy House as head of the Milford Exempted Village School District, which serves approximately 6,600 students in the city of Milford, Miami Township, Miamiville and parts of […]

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Nancy House retires as superintendent of Milford Schools

Nancy House is retiring as superintendent of the Milford Exempted Village School District after five years at the helm. She will retire on July 31 after 38 years as an educator, including 27 in Milford. House taught English and publications at Milford High School for 15 years before becoming principal there for two years. She […]

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Milford Schools Ask Voters “What’s Next?” “After the failure of the sample

Residents of the school district in the exempt village of Milford have until Monday, June 10 to participate in a special online exchange of views on what should happen in the wake of a failed bond issue for a $ 98 million construction plan. Voters turned down the proposed $ 4.7 million bond issue in […]

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Cutaia appointed next Superintendent of Milford Schools

MILFORD — The Board of Education on Tuesday appointed veteran educator Anna Cutaia as Superintendent of Schools to succeed retired Principal of Schools Elizabeth Feser. Cutaia, superintendent of schools for Regional District 14, which encompasses Bethlehem and Woodbury, and former director of elementary education in Fairfield, will take over the reins of the city’s school […]