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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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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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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 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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“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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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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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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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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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 […]