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Parents Night Out 12/16

Posted on: December 13, 2016

Key Club will be hosting a Parent's Night Out at MHS for elementary children to enjoy holiday movies & snacks while you enjoy a night out. When: Friday, December 16, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Where: Cafeteria @ Milford High School - 1 Eagles Way Price: Only $5

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Calling All Veterans!

Posted on: October 27, 2016

Milford will continue its tradition of honoring veterans at its November Board meeting. The district is also asking veterans who did who did not earn a diploma because their education at Milford was interrupted to serve their country to contact the Board Office.

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Dr. Robert Farrell

Dr. Robert Farrell Honored by Chamber

Posted on: October 20, 2016

On October 19, the Milford Miami Township Chamber of Commerce honored Dr. Robert Farrell at its 2016 Business and Community Awards Gala. This event celebrates the businesses and individuals in our community who stand out for the work that they do on a daily basis and look to the good of the community before that of even themselves.

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empty bowls poster

Fighting Hunger – One Bowl at a Time

Posted on: October 17, 2016

Milford High School students and Milford Miami Ministry are collaborating to host Empty Bowls on October 23, from noon-3 p.m. at R.S.V.P. on Wards Corner. 

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New Student/Parent Hotline!

Posted on: October 5, 2016

Milford School District has launched a new student/parent hotline to handle reporting of bullying and other safety concerns.

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Take Community Survey on Facilities Plan

Posted on: September 22, 2016

Milford Exempted Village School District is working on the completion of the final phase of its Master Facilities plan and is asking for community input. An online survey has been posted on the district website at www.milfordschools.org and will remain open through the end of the day on Friday, October 14.

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Milford Releases New Quality Profile

Posted on: September 21, 2016

Milford Schools is proud to present the fourth edition of the Quality Profile, an overview of what makes our district unique with highlights of the quality education and services offered during the 2015-2016 school year.

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Constitution Day Celebration

Posted on: September 19, 2016

Milford High School students will again be hosting a Constitution Day celebration at Miami Meadows Park this Saturday, September 24. The program will take place in the Spirit of 76 section of the park from 10:00 am to 12 noon. The event is open to the public

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Milford Preschool Earns Top Rating

Posted on: December 20, 2016

The State of Ohio has awarded Milford Preschool program with its top five-star rating.  The rating program, Step Up To Quality, is a five-star tiered quality rating and improvement system created to recognize and promote early learning and development programs that meet quality standards over and above the health and safety licensing requirements.

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Dr. Farrell

Board Names Building in Honor of Dr. Farrell

Posted on: December 19, 2016

Milford's former Superintendent Dr. Robert Farrell's legacy will live on in Milford. At its meeting on December 15, the Board passed a resolution to name the future district administrative office building the"Dr. Robert B. Farrell Milford Exempted Village School's Administrative Office Building."

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Student Donates Make to Autism Unit

Posted on: December 14, 2016

Milford graduate Aaron Strait has used his talents to give back to his high school. Aaron, who graduated from Milford High School in 2011, visited the high school on December 7, and donated $850 to the autism unit. Aaron presented the check to his former teacher Trena Panko. 

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MHS Student Photograph Finalist in National Contest

Posted on: December 13, 2016

Congratulations to sophomore, Jenna Bellonby, who had her photograph selected as a finalist in the Drexel University High School Photography Contest. Her work was chosen as top 50 from a pool of more than 1,200 photographs submitted nationwide! 

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Milford Tech Squad Sharing Skills with Students

Posted on: December 5, 2016

This school year, Milford High School is offering an exciting new opportunity for students called Tech Squad. The Eagle Tech Squad course is a semester-long, hands-on study of technology integration in an educational context. 

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Donation Enables All Milford Students To Be Trained in CPR

Posted on: December 2, 2016

Thanks to the generosity of American Heart Association volunteers, Dr. Frank and JoAnne Noyes, and corporate supporter, Mercy Health, the American Heart Association’s “CPR in Schools” kits will be provided to train Milford High School students.

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Volleyball Team Inspired by Grad's Cancer Battle

Posted on: November 29, 2016

During last year’s season, Milford High School’s volleyball team wanted to raise money to support a cause that was close to home. The team raised money through the Volley for a Cause event totaling more than $2,300 for the Walk Ahead for a Cure, supporting research and education at the UC Brain Tumor Center. It was Milford alumni, Kelli Woodstock's fight that inspired the team to raise money for the Brain Tumor Center.

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Board Honors Veterans

Posted on: November 21, 2016

In honor of Veterans Day, Milford Schools has recognized more than 450 veterans districtwide. Last night, the Board held a ceremony recognizing veterans, a long-standing tradition at their November meeting. "I am proud of the number of veterans honored in

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MHS Looking for Job Shadowing Sites

Posted on: November 17, 2016

Milford High School students are eager to learn what today's job are really like. We are looking for volunteers who would be able to to host a job shadowing experience at their business or organization. 

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Milford Schools Teacher Honored as “Hixson Teacher of the Year”

Posted on: November 2, 2016

Lisa Holt-Taylor, a 3rd Grade Science and Social Studies Teacher at Boyd E. Smith Elementary, has been named as the Hixson Architecture, Engineering, Interiors “Teacher of the Year” for the 2015-2016 school year. The award was presented in October to Holt-Taylor at a ceremony honoring her and the other finalists at Hixson’s offices in Mt. Adams.

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Chloe Elleman

Senior Earns Perfect Score on AP Exam

Posted on: November 1, 2016

Congratulations to Milford High School senior Chloe Elleman for receiving a PERFECT score on the Advanced Placement United States Government exam!

 

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Community Shares Input on Facilities Plan

Posted on: October 27, 2016

A total of 761 individuals responded to the Milford Exempted Village School District online survey about its Master Facilities plan. The online survey, which was posted for three weeks, ended on October 14. The current facilities plan currently includes

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Mark Trout Inducted into Athletic Hall of Fame

Posted on: October 4, 2016

Milford Athletic Director, Mark Trout, was inducted into the Talawanda High School 2016 Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, September 30.

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Remembrance in the Meadows 10/8

Posted on: October 4, 2016

Milford High School DECA marketing students, in conjunction with Miami Township Parks & Recreation, have planned the Remembrance at the Meadows program for Saturday, October 8, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

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NGC Shadow Days

Posted on: September 29, 2016

Unsure where you're going to send your 8th grader to high school? Milford's Ninth Grade Community has shadow days set up for students who want to learn more about Milford High School as an option.

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School Districts Call for Local Control & Reduction in Testing

Posted on: September 20, 2016

Milford School District has joined other area districts that are members of the Greater Cincinnati School Advocacy Network (GCSAN) in voicing concern that state edicts continue to provide for extensive overreach in testing. More than 40 area school districts in GSCAN are sending a strong message to state legislators regarding implementation of the recent Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The Ohio Department of Education will be hosting several ESSA stakeholder meetings – with one in Cincinnati scheduled for 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29.

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Three Seniors Named National Merit Semifinalists

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Three Milford High School seniors have qualified as National Merit Semifinalists--Miranda R. Kunes, Brennan J. Dodds and Amanda J. Lee. These seniors earned this distinction based upon their score on the PSAT taken during their junior year. Less than 1% of high school seniors in the nation are named semifinalists.

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Milford Staff Honors Dr. Farrell at Convocation

Posted on: August 23, 2016

At the Milford School District Convocation held today, the staff surprised Dr. Farrell with a special recognition for his nine years of service as Superintendent. He ended his tenure as Superintendent on July 31, but will continue in a consulting role with

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District Looks to Complete Master Facilities Plan

Posted on: June 9, 2016

The Milford School District is completing a phase of its Master Facilities Plan with the opening of two new elementary schools in August. The next phase of the Milford's Master Facilities Plan calls for replacement of the two oldest buildings in the district,

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School Supply Lists 2016-17

Posted on: July 26, 2016

Milford School District 2016-17 Supply Lists Boyd E. Smith  Charles L. Seipelt McCormick Meadowview Mulberry Pattison MJHS-7th Grade MJHS-8th

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Results of Communication Survey

Posted on: July 15, 2016

The district shared an online communications and parent engagement survey at the end of the school year. Click on read more to see the summary of the results. Thank you to everyone who participated. We share this information with our administrators to

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Summary of SMART Goals 2015-16

Posted on: July 15, 2016

At the July Board of Education meeting, Dr. Robert Farrell shared a summary of the 2015-2016 District SMART goals with an update of the overall performance on each goal.   SMART Goals Summary of Results 2015-16

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Library to Begin New Construction

Posted on: July 14, 2016

Clermont County Public Library will soon begin building a new branch on Buckwheat Road between Mulberry Elementary and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton's campus. Work is expected to be completed late in 2017.  The site is part of a land swap between the Clermont

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Milford Students Takes Gold at State Special Olympics!

Posted on: July 5, 2016

Congratulations to Milford sophomore, Michael Gilhooley, Milford’s very own gold medalist! Michael won the gold in the 50 meter sprint at the Special Olympics Ohio State Summer Games held June 24-26 at Ohio State University's Jesse Owens Stadium. Nearly

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Dr. Farrell Receives Distinguished Service Award from Ohio SRO's

Posted on: June 30, 2016

On June 28, Milford Superintendent, Dr. Robert Farrell, received the 2016 Distinguished School Service Award from the Ohio School Resource Officer's Association at the 2016 School Resource Officer/D.A.R.E. Officer conference in Dublin, Ohio. He was nominated

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Graduates Share Memories of Milford Main

Posted on: June 28, 2016

On Sunday, April 17, more than 100 community members came to the "Main Event" to share memories of Milford Main. The afternoon program was held in the auditorium followed by a reception with refreshments in the cafeteria. In addition to Milford High School

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Summer 2016 Reading for 7-12 English Classes

Posted on: June 24, 2016

Welcome to the Milford Junior High and Milford High School summer reading page for 2016. Below you will find links for all of our summer reading assignments for English classes 7-12.

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Pattison Teacher Named Ohio's Outstanding Science Teacher

Posted on: June 17, 2016

At the June Board of Education meeting, Pattison 4th grade teacher DeAnn O’Toole was recognized for her selection as the Ohio Outstanding Earth Science Teacher of 2016 by the National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT). “Mrs. O’Toole

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Milford Grad Showcases Art

Posted on: June 14, 2016

Last year, Milford High School graduate Aaron Strait was featured on local billboards across the tri-state area promoting awareness of the strengths and achievements of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Aaron, who works at the

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Summer Office Hours

Posted on: June 7, 2016

MILFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT SUMMER HOURS ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday Closed Monday, July 4 PRESCHOOL 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Through June 9 June 10 – August 3 - CLOSED EXTENDED DAY Office Hours: 9:30

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New Junior High Assistant Principal Named

Posted on: June 3, 2016

The Milford Board of Education has hired Mrs. Malinda McReynolds as the new Assistant Principal of Milford Junior High School effective August 1, 2016. She is replacing Sarah Sloan, who became principal of Mulberry Elementary. Mrs. McReynolds, a

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Service Learning Project Helps Local Pantry

Posted on: June 2, 2016

Service learning comes in all forms at Milford High School. Students from Ms. Rheinheimer's and Mrs. Barker's English 10 class decided they wanted to help Dana Dunaway, founder of Newborn 2 Teen, for their Service Learning Project. Through interviewing

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Online Communications & Parent Engagement Survey

Posted on: June 1, 2016

Please take a few minutes to complete this online survey to help us evaluate our communication and engagement efforts with our parents. We use this feedback to help us continually improve our district. Please complete by Friday, June

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Milford Board Names Mrs. Nancy House as Superintendent

Posted on: May 19, 2016

At the Board meeting on May 19, the Milford Board of Education announced the selection of Nancy C. House as the next Superintendent of the Milford Exempted Village School District.  Mrs. House currently serves as the Assistant Superintendent of

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Chamber Singers Earn Top Ratings at State

Posted on: May 19, 2016

Kudos to our Milford High School Chamber Singers on an outstanding year! In March, the Milford High School Chamber Singers received Superior ratings (the highest possible) from all four judgesfor their performance in the highest difficulty class (AA) at the

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Sarah Sloan Recommended as Mulberry's Next Principal

Posted on: May 17, 2016

Milford Exempted Village School District has announced the hiring recommendation of Mrs. Sarah Sloan, assistant principal of Milford Junior High School, as the new principal for Mulberry Elementary. She is replacing Mr. Brian Zawodny who resigned to take a

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Special Olympians Participate in Field and Track Events

Posted on: May 16, 2016

Kudos to all the Milford students who participated in the Area 1 - Special Olympics field and track events held on May 7. Special thanks to all of our high school students who help mentor and lead our Special Olympic Athletes to their events.  We also

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Photo Exhibit Celebrates Partnership

Posted on: May 10, 2016

A culmination of months of partnership and sharing between two different generations was on display on Sunday, May 15, at Modern Insurance/Opry House, 125 Main Street in Milford. More than $350 in donations were collected at the show to support Clermont

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Photo Gallery from the Fine Arts Fair

Posted on: May 9, 2016

Milford held its annual celebration of the arts on May 6 and 7.  The Fine Arts Fair was a true celebration of music, drama and art by Milford students from kindergarten through high school. We have so much talent in our district and so much to be proud

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Meet and Greet for Superintendent Finalists on May 14

Posted on: May 9, 2016

Milford Exempted Village Schools is asking for community input in their search for the district’s next superintendent. Milford’s current superintendent, Dr. Robert Farrell, is retiring. After reviewing the credentials of 16 applicants, the

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Educators and Staff of the Year Honored

Posted on: April 29, 2016

It was a night for Milford educators to shine. The annual Milford Miami Township Chamber of Commerce Dinner of Excellence was held April 27, at the Oasis Conference Center. The annual event is dedicated to those who make a difference in our children's lives

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Milford High School Honors Top Scholars

Posted on: April 28, 2016

Milford High School held its Senior Academic Convocation Program on Wednesday, April 27. A total of 62 seniors were honored who have earned the highest academic honors and the status of Summa Cum Laude, a 4.25 and higher weighted grade point

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Milford Stock Market Team Takes 1st Place in State!

Posted on: April 26, 2016

Congratulations to the following Milford High School students: Andrew Johnson (junior), Isaac Meinor (freshman) and Kameron Weaver (sophomore) for finishing FIRST PLACE among the 421 high school teams statewide who competed in the Spring Stock Market Game!

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Milford Earns Silver Medal in National Rankings

Posted on: April 20, 2016

U.S. News & World Report released their Best High Schools rankings. We are proud to report that Milford High School received a silver medal and was ranked #36 in the state of Ohio! Milford also earned a #902 ranking out of the 6,218 top-performing schools

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Milford Junior Earns Perfect Score on ACT!

Posted on: April 5, 2016

Congratulations to Milford junior, Brendan Eveslage, who earned a PERFECT score of 36 on the ACT! Less than one-tenth of one percent of students who take the ACT earn the highest possible score of 36. A letter from ACT stated, “Your achievement on the

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District Celebrates "Main Event"

Posted on: April 3, 2016

On Sunday, April 17, more than 100 community members came to the "Main Event" to share memories of Milford Main. The afternoon program was held in the auditorium followed by a reception with refreshments in the cafeteria. In addition to Milford High School

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Seeking Community Input for Superintendent Search

Posted on: March 30, 2016

Milford Exempted Village Schools is asking for community input in their search for the district’s next superintendent. The vacancy is the result of the retirement of Dr. Robert B. Farrell, who has served as superintendent since 2007. Steve Horton, Board

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Milford Students Create Prosthetic Arm for Hope

Posted on: March 25, 2016

A local girl named Hope is receiving a new mechanical prosthetic arm, thanks to a group of Milford High School students and our partnership with 3M. Students in the Project Lead the Way program, offered by Great Oaks at Milford High School, developed and

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Pattison Celebrates World Down Syndrome Day

Posted on: March 22, 2016

Pattison Elementary celebrated World Down Syndrome Day on Monday, May 21, with a musical performance from Melodic Connections, a local music studio for individuals with developmental disabilities. In the afternoon, Tika Tollett read "My Friend Isabelle" to

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State of the Schools Presentation

Posted on: March 21, 2016

Dr. Farrell, Milford Superintendent, shared the State of the Schools at the Milford/Miami Township Chamber of Commerce annual “State of Miami Township, the City of Milford and Milford Schools” program held on March 21, at the Miami Township Civic

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District Responds to Medicaid Report

Posted on: March 18, 2016

In a Medicaid Compliance Examination Report prepared by Dave Yost, Auditor of State, the auditor found the district was overpaid for claims filed in a three-year period for 2011-2014. Milford has not yet received this payment from Medicaid, so the district

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School Breakfast Showcased at Mulberry

Posted on: March 15, 2016

Milford's Nutrition Department held a special event this morning at Mulberry Elementary to showcase school breakfast and increase daily participation. Four Milford High School athletes were there to interact with students and help them fill out raffle

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Milford Bands Earn Top Honors

Posted on: March 14, 2016

Congratulations to our band program! At the OMEA District 14 adjudicated program held on March 5, all three Milford High School bands (Concert, Symphonic and Wind Ensemble) received straight Superior ratings from the stage judges. Wind ensemble was one of

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Winter Guard Continues Undefeated Season

Posted on: March 14, 2016

Congratulations to the Milford High School JV and Varsity Winter Guards for continuing their undefeated seasons the March 12-13 weekend by winning their respective divisions at the Tristate Marching Arts show hosted at Campbell County High School. Varsity

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Choirs Earn Top Ratings at OMEA Contest

Posted on: March 7, 2016

Congratulations to Milford High School Choir Director, Tracy Carpenter, and her singers for an awesome showing on Saturday, March 5,  at the OMEA District 14 Adjudicated Event. The Milford Concert Choir (Class B) and Chamber Singers (Class AA) both

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MHS Students & SEM Seniors Forming Frienships

Posted on: March 4, 2016

On Friday, February 26, Milford High School photojournalism students volunteered at the first-ever SEM Villa Winter Carnival. They spent time running activities for the residents and learning more about the organization, as well as, engaging with the other

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School Safety Reminders

Posted on: March 1, 2016

March 1, 2016 Dear Milford Parents, Our thoughts and prayers are with the staff, students and families of Madison School District.  Due to the close proximity of Madison JH/HS, we recognize that the incident yesterday creates concern among our own

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Milford DECA Sends Record Number to State!

Posted on: February 26, 2016

Milford DECA students excelled at the district skills competition with 42 students qualifying for state competition! DECA students competed at the Ohio DECA District 6 Competitions over two days in January at UC Clermont College in a variety of events such

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Milford Junior High Robotics Rocks!

Posted on: February 23, 2016

At the February Board of Education meeting, Milford Junior High School teachers, Josh Haney and Mike Ulrich, and their students in the MJHS Robotics Club spoke about their program. They also gave a demonstration of their robots, which had tremendous success

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Three Milford Students Advance to Regional Spelling Bee!

Posted on: February 18, 2016

Milford has three students who have qualified for the WCPO Region II Spelling Bee. A total of 67 spellers from schools in the greater Cincinnati area qualified for participation in this regional spelling bee to be held on March 12, at Cincinnati Hills

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Milford Senior Named a "Difference Maker"

Posted on: February 11, 2016

On Saturday, February 6, “Children for Change” was named as the Honoree in the School/Youth group for the 2016 Duke Energy Difference Maker Award during a ceremony at Duke Energy Children’s Museum. “Children for Change” was

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MHS Autism Fundraising Campaign for Service Dog

Posted on: February 5, 2016

The Autism Behavior Unit at Milford High School is a specialized classroom serving students on the Autism Spectrum. The unit has been approved by 4Paws for Ability in Xenia, Ohio for an autism assistance facility dog. The dog will be trained to meet the needs

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MHS Art Students Earn 28 Honors in Scholastic Art Awards!

Posted on: February 1, 2016

Kudos to Milford High School's art department and our talented students! A total of 28 works of art by Milford High School students were recognized during the 2016 Regional Scholastic Art Awards competition. Ten works received Honorable Mention; ten works

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Board Holds Work Session on Final Phase of Facilities Plan

Posted on: January 29, 2016

On January 28, Milford Board of Education held a work session to discuss future construction plans in the district.  At the Board meeting on January 7, approval was given to file paperwork for the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission (OFCC) to

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Photojournalism Students Partner with SEM Residents

Posted on: January 29, 2016

Milford High School's photojournalism students, under the direction of teacher Janelle Schunk, have partnered with 14 residents at SEM Villa and will meet weekly with their partners through April. The goal of the partnership is to provide high school

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City of Milford Purchases Main Property

Posted on: January 28, 2016

At the January Board of Education meeting, the Board approved the City of Milford’s offer to purchase property upon which Main is located (525 Main Street) after demolition and abatement from the district.  The city will pay $360,000 for the

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Kindergarten Registration for 2016-17

Posted on: January 28, 2016

Registration for part-time and full-time kindergarten in Milford Schools begins on January 4, 2016. To be eligible for Kindergarten, your child has to be 5 years old by September 30, 2016. Milford Exempted Village Schools will again be offering a

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Manage Your Contact Information for Snow Calls

Posted on: January 21, 2016

Dear Milford Parent/Guardian: Our school district uses the SchoolMessenger Notification System to provide timely communication to parents and staff members regarding attendance, general interest activities, weekly newsletters, weather-related

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Board to Vote on Selling Main Property to City

Posted on: January 20, 2016
Tags: Main

The Milford Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. on Thursday, January 21, at Pattison Elementary, 5330 South Milford Road. The Board will be voting on the City of Milford's offer to purchase property upon which Main is situated (525 Main Street) after

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Milford Senior Finalist in Cincinnati's Difference Maker Awards

Posted on: January 18, 2016
Tags: Service learning

Milford High School senior Kristen Dalrymple has just been named a finalist in the Duke Energy Difference Maker Awards. Kristen founded a student-run organization called Children for Change dedicated to making a big difference in the community. It is a

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State Releases Report Card; Milford Continues to Achieve at High Levels

Posted on: January 14, 2016
Tags: State report card

he Ohio Department of Education is releasing the 2014-15 district and building report cards in two releases. The first release on January 14 includes the K-3 literacy component; graduation rate; and prepared for success measure, which grades districts on how

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Milford Preschool to Hold Registration in February

Posted on: January 11, 2016
Tags: Preschool

Milford Exempted Village School District is holding open registration for its Preschool program for the 2016-2017 school year.  Registration will take place on Thursday, February 11, and Wednesday, February 17, from 4-7 p.m.  If you are

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Pattison Video in the Running for $10,000 Prize Money

Posted on: January 8, 2016

Budding News... Mrs. Breuer's 5th grade science classes at Pattison Elementary created a video for the Scotties "Why Trees Rock!" video contest. We are excited to share that our video was selected as one of the nation's top ten finalists.  Missy

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Board Swears in New Members; Sets 2016 Meeting Dates

Posted on: January 8, 2016

The Milford Board of Education met for the first time in the New Year on Thursday, January 7, for its annual budget hearing and organizational meeting. At the meeting, the Board set their regular meetings for 2016, which will continue on the third Thursday of

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