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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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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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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 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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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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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 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 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 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 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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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 […]