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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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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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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 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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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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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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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’ 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: “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: 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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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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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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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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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 […]