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Milford Schools Honor Educators and Parent of the Year

[ad_1] MILFORD – Milford Schools honored a college guidance counselor, high school cookie baker and PTA parent as Teacher, Para-educator and Parent of the Year for 2021-2021. “This year, more than any other, we are very grateful for the selfless and enthusiastic work of all of our winners,” said Superintendent of Schools Anna Cutaia. “The […]

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Milford Schools Honor Educators and Parent of the Year

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Milford Schools Close Budget Gap, Receive Additional Federal Funding

[ad_1] 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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Milford Schools’ COVID Spending Increased Last Month

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Milford schools’ COVID spending spiked last month

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] Pictured is the Milford High School WinterGuard, who recently performed at the 2021 Winter Guard International virtual event competition, earning a ‘master’ rating. Photo provided. By Brett MilamEditor The Milford Exempted Village School Board of Education met April 15 to discuss replacing the Junior High School building. Paul Fallon of Fallon Research & […]

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Milford Schools Head Anna Cutaia Receives Prestigious Honor

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Milford Schools Budget for ‘Wants Against Needs’ Case

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Milford Schools: Keep your child home if they are sick

[ad_1] Pictured is artwork that Pattison Elementary students made in recognition of January as School Board Appreciation Month. Pictured are Dave Yockey, Emily Chestnut and Chris Hamm, members of the Milford Exempted Village School Board of Education. Photos provided. By Brett MilamEditor The Milford Exempted Village School of Education school board met Jan. 21 […]

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Milford Schools Head seeks to increase budget by 2.25%

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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David Yockey of Milford Schools receives OSBA’s highest honor

[ad_1] 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 […]

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“Virtual Snow Days” for West Milford Schools

[ad_1] 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 […]

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New schools in Milford to switch to distance learning until February

[ad_1] 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, […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Primary school principal tests positive for COVID-19

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Milford Schools Preview Class Changes for Fall – NBC Connecticut

[ad_1] “There are academic posters, there are learning tools on the walls,” said Dr Anna Cutaia, superintendent of Milford Public Schools. She showed a classroom at Meadowside Elementary School, explaining what it will look like this fall in the era of COVID-19. “Our teachers go out of their way to make our classrooms as warm […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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. […]

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John Spieser to succeed Nancy House as Head of Milford Schools

[ad_1] 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 […]

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John Spieser succeeds Nancy House as Superintendent of Milford Schools

[ad_1] 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, the school district’s director of human resources, has been selected for the top administrative position by […]

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Milford Schools Human Resources Director Should Be Appointed Superintendent

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Milford Schools human resources director set to be named superintendent

[ad_1] The Milford School Board is expected to appoint the district’s director of human resources as the new superintendent on Thursday, June 18. John Spieser is set to take over from 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 […]

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Nancy House retires as superintendent of Milford Schools

[ad_1] 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. […]

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Nancy House retires as Superintendent of Milford Schools

[ad_1] 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, 27 of them at Milford. House taught English and publications at Milford High School for 15 years before serving as principal there for […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Cutaia appointed next Superintendent of Milford Schools

[ad_1] 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 […]

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[ad_1] As the 2016-2017 school year begins in the Milford Exempted Village School District, new Superintendent Nancy House settles into her new role. Despite a busy schedule, House took the time to answer six simple questions for the Milford-Miami announcer. What is your #1 goal for your first year as superintendent? “My priority as superintendent […]