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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 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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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 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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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 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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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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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: “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 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 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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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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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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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 […]