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AP Honor Roll

Milford High School Named to AP Honor Roll

Posted on: December 15, 2017
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We are proud to announce that Milford High School has been recognized as one of only 447 Districts in the nation to appear on CollegeBoard's National AP District Honor Roll. This represents the third time Milford High School has appeared on the AP Honor Roll in the eight years that it has been published.

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Kindergarten Registration Begins January 10, 2018

Posted on: December 14, 2017
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Registration for incoming kindergarten students who reside in the Milford Exempted Village District begins on January 10, 2018.  To be eligible for Kindergarten, your child must be 5 years old by September 30, 2018. To schedule a registration appointment for both half-day and full-day kindergarten, please call Veronica Weaver at (513) 831-1314 between 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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AAA Winter Driving Classes

Posted on: December 11, 2017
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The winter session of the Milford High School AAA driving school begins January 8, 2018. Students living in the Milford Exempted Village School District who are at least 15 years 5 months old are eligible to participate in this program. 

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12/6 Test Message Follow Up

Posted on: December 6, 2017
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On Wednesday, December 6, at 7 p.m. the district sent out a test message of the parent notification system used for snow days and school emergencies. Click on read more if you did not receive this message.

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Share your Support of SB 216 – Deregulation of Public Schools

Posted on: November 30, 2017
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In October, Senate Bill 216 was introduced to reduce requirements that restrict local control, create unfunded mandates, and increase unnecessary state assessments for students. As educators, we support these changes and want to see this bill to be voted on by the Ohio Senate, so it can move to the Ohio House of Representatives for approval. We need your help to support the passage of this important bill. 
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MABC Craft Show

Posted on: November 28, 2017
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The Milford Athletic Boosters is holding its annual craft show on Saturday, December 2, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Milford High School. There will be more than 300 booths with a range of handmade crafts.

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Inservice Days Focused on Personalized Professional Learning

Posted on: November 9, 2017
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Teacher inservice days have taken on a whole new look in Milford Schools this school year. The district is now focused on personalized professional learning. This professional learning approach is an active process enabling educators to take responsibility for their own learning.

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20 Week Genealogy Challenge

History Teacher Creates 20-Week Genealogy Challenge

Posted on: October 16, 2017
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Milford High School history teacher Anna O'Neill has launched a 20-week genealogy challenge designed to inspire students, staff, and community of Milford to explore their own history. The challenge started on October 16, 2017.

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Mulberry Elementary Top Readers in the State

Posted on: October 13, 2017
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Mulberry Elementary was named BEST IN STATE for the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge for reading the most number of minutes this past summer!

 

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Brewhaus Dog Bones Business of the Year

Posted on: October 12, 2017
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Brewhaus Dog Bones was recently recognized by the Clermont County Chamber of Commerce Foundation as Milford School District’s Business Partner of the Year. The non-profit, headed by Lisa Graham, was recognized at the Chamber’s annual

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Thoughtexchange to Enable Community to Share Input Online

Posted on: September 25, 2017
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This school year, the Milford School District will be using Thoughtexchange, an online learning process that will allow us to reach out to parents, staff, community members, and students on a variety of topics. Our first Thoughtexchange will take place September 25-October 9, 2017.

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Milford's Jennings Fellows

Milford Teachers Honored as Jennings Fellows

Posted on: September 22, 2017
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The Martha Holden Jennings Foundation recently named 13 teachers in southwest Ohio a “Jennings Fellow.”  Four of the 13 teachers selected are Milford School District teachers!

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Meadowview Student Shines in NYC

Posted on: September 7, 2017
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Meadowview 5th grader Ava Kroener just finished her run in the Big Apple. Over the summer, Ava appeared in "Show & Tell: The Musical" by Flora Lee at The Workshop Theater on W 36th Street in New York City.

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Law Impacts Student Absences and Truancy

Posted on: September 7, 2017
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The Ohio General Assembly recently passed House Bill 410 to encourage and support a preventative approach to excessive student absences and truancy.  Beginning with the 2017-2018 school year, several state-mandated changes will take effect. HB 410 changes the truancy definition to be based on instructional hours, rather than days of instruction. 

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Student Forms Now Online

Posted on: July 21, 2017
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Milford School District has partnered with FinalForms, an online form and data management service, to enable parents/guardians to complete their child’s forms online. Click on read more for details and a handbook to help parents setup their child's account.

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MHS Stadium Renovations

Posted on: June 28, 2017
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Improvements are being made to Milford High School's stadium this summer with new ADA-compliant bleachers, press box, and track surface. Renovations are on track to be ready for the first home football game.  

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Back-to-School Supply Lists

Posted on: June 26, 2017
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The first day of school for the 2017-2018 school year is Wednesday, August 16, 2017.  Here's the list of back-to-school supplies for our elementary schools and junior high school.

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A Dog's Day Fundraiser to Benefit Autism Unit Service Dog

Posted on: June 22, 2017
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To raise funds needed for Milford High School's Autism Assistance Service Dog, a pet and family-friendly fundraiser will be held in August. “A Dog’s Day in August” will be held at Miami Meadows Park on Saturday, August 26, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A 5K owner/dog walk will take place at 10 a.m. in the park.

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Congratulations, Milford Class of 2017!

Posted on: May 31, 2017
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Milford High School held its 135th commencement exercises on Saturday, May 20, at the Cintas Center. There are 535 graduates in the class of 2017, and they earned almost $21 million in college scholarship offers! Read more about their achievements.

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MHS College Commitments for 2016-2017

Posted on: May 8, 2017
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Throughout the course of the 2016-2017 school year, the following Milford High School student athletes have made commitments to continue their education and athletic careers at the following colleges and universities.

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2017 Dinner of Excellence Honorees

Posted on: April 28, 2017
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Milford Exempted Village School District staff, students, retirees and business partners were recognized at the Milford-Miami Township Chamber of Commerce “Celebration of Excellence” dinner held on April 26. Read all about their achievements!

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Milford Top Seniors Honored

Posted on: April 27, 2017
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Milford High School held its Senior Academic Convocation Program on April 26. A total of 78 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 average. 

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Milford High School Earns Silver Ranking

Posted on: April 25, 2017
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U.S. News & World Report has just released its Best High Schools rankings. Milford High School has received a silver medal and was ranked #27 out of all public high schools in the state of Ohio. 

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District Receives Perfect Audit!

Posted on: April 12, 2017
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Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office gave the Milford Exempted Village School District the State Auditor Award for a perfect audit. The award is based on the most recent financial audit conducted by the state for the 2015-2016 school year. 

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Immunization Requirements 2017-2018 (Grades 7-12)

Posted on: February 13, 2017
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For the 2017-18 school year, parents of incoming 7th through 12th graders must provide documentation of immunization compliance (on physician letterhead and/or with physician signature) to the student’s school of attendance.

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Kindergarten Registration Underway

Posted on: February 7, 2017
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Kindergarten registration for the 2017-18 school year began on January 3, 2017.  To be eligible for Kindergarten, your child has to be 5 years old on or before September 30, 2017. 

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Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks...

Posted on: November 20, 2017
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A message from Milford Superintendent Nancy House...

As I visit our schools and spend time in our classrooms, I am always energized by the wonderful things happening in our district. I am also so incredibly thankful. 

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MHS Fall Drama Poster

MHS Fall Drama November 17-19

Posted on: November 14, 2017
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Milford High School's Fall show "Exhibit This! The Museum Comedies" runs November 17-19. The show is about a tour of the NY Metropolitan Museum of Art where the artworks come alive and interact with patrons, tour guides, and guards.

 

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Homecoming Parade and Game

Posted on: October 4, 2017
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Milford's annual homecoming parade and football game will be held on Friday, October 13. Please join the entire Milford High School community as we come together to celebrate Homecoming 2017. Festivities kick off at 5:45 p.m. with the start the of the parade

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Constitution Day Program on September 18

Posted on: September 13, 2017
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Milford High School students in Anna O'Neill's American Studies class have organized a celebration at Miami Meadows Park to honor Constitution Day on Monday, September 18, from 11:15 a.m.-2 p.m.

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MHS Students Selected for Youth Pilgrimage

Posted on: July 17, 2017
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Milford High School junior Grace Molett and senior Erika House headed on July 15 for the 2017 Educational Pilgrimage for Youth. During their 11-day pilgrimage, Grace and Erika will be joining about 150 students from across the country.

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TPA Students Excel at Nationals

Posted on: July 7, 2017
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Milford students and a recent graduate of the Teaching Professions Academy headed to Phoenix in June to compete in the Educators Rising National Conference and placed in four of the seven national events they competed in!

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National Teacher Appreciation Week May 8-12

Posted on: May 10, 2017
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It's National Teacher Appreciation Week. We are so thankful for our wonderful Milford teachers and all they do for our students each and every day of the year! Take a minute to watch our video tribute...

 

 

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Milford Online Parent Survey 2016-2017

Posted on: May 10, 2017
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As the 2016-2017 school year comes to a close, the Milford School District is asking for input from our parents on a variety of important topics that will help us improve our school district. If you have children in more than one school, you are able to take the survey multiple times to share feedback for each child/school. The survey will close on Wednesday, May 24.

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Student Council Hosts Special Needs Prom

Posted on: April 13, 2017
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On Sunday, April 9, Milford High School's Student Council held its first-ever "Prom Without Limits" for students with disabilities from Milford and other local schools and created a wonderful night to remember.

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Images from Milford's 2017 Fine Arts Fair

Posted on: April 10, 2017
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Milford School District's fine arts program was showcased at the 7th annual fine arts fair on April 7 and 8. Click on the link below for images from the show.

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Milford Students to Perform Shakespeare Play at Memorial Hall

Posted on: April 6, 2017
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Through this collaboration with the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Milford High School students will perform "A Midsummer Night's Dream" on  Friday, April 21, at 9:30 a.m. in Memorial Hall on Elm Street. 

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Master Facilities Project to be Delayed

Posted on: March 21, 2017
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A key initiative for the Milford School District is the completion of the Master Facilities Plan, which includes replacing Milford Junior High School and Milford Preschool and finishing renovations to Milford High School. The completion of this project

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Mr. Paul Daniels Hired an New Curriculum Director

Posted on: March 17, 2017
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At Milford's Board of Education meeting on March 16, Mr. Paul Daniels was hired as the Director of Secondary Curriculum and Instruction for Milford Schools. Mr. Daniels has worked in education for 14 years, seven as a teacher and seven as an administrator.

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Student Work Selected for International Competition

Posted on: March 3, 2017
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Milford sophomore Jenna Bellonby had one of her photographs accepted into the Sony World Photography Awards competition, one of the world's largest photograph competitions.

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New Visitor Security System

Posted on: March 1, 2017
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The District is pleased to announce that Milford High School is now using the Raptor Visitor Management System to enhance campus safety for students and faculty.  The Raptor system will better allow us to track visitors and volunteers in our schools and provide us with a safer environment for our students and staff.  In the upcoming months, the Raptor system will be implemented in all of our schools.

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Help Lobby Legislators About Graduation Requirements

Posted on: February 27, 2017
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The State of Ohio has changed the graduation requirements for the class of 2018, which based on current data could lead to approximately 20% of Milford High School's current junior class not to graduate. We need your help to lobby state officials and legislators to change these requirements.

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Mock Trial Team Advances to Regionals

Posted on: January 24, 2017
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Milford High School sent two teams to the Mock Trial district competition on Friday, January 20.  One of the teams has advanced to regional competition on February 10, in the Clermont County courthouse!

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Milford Artwork Selected for Statehouse Exhibit

Posted on: January 18, 2017
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Congratulations to Milford sophomore, Rebecca Moore, who was selected to have her artwork displayed in the 2017 Ohio House of Representatives Student Art Exhibition in the Ohio Statehouse complex.

 

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Game of Hope January 25

Posted on: January 18, 2017
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Milford's 3rd annual Game of Hope will be held on Wednesday, January 25.  The Milford and Turpin Basketball families are uniting once again to raise money for "The Cure Starts Now Foundation" and the fight against cancer.

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Milford Art Students Excel in Scholastic Competition

Posted on: January 13, 2017
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Milford High School art students have earned numerous honors in the regional 2017 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Competition.  Overall, Milford students earned four Gold Keys, ten Silver Keys, and five Honorable Mentions. Their work will be on display at the Art Academy of Cincinnati.

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