New course celebrated at Milford High School

MILFORD — Milford High School is among several celebrating the successful pilot of a new high school English course created to reduce college remediation rates. Students who fare well in the course are guaranteed to enter credit-bearing English classes at Delaware colleges and universities. The course was celebrated with a press conference held in the […]

Schools honored for excellence, closing achievement gaps

MILFORD and FELTON — Schools from all three counties earned honors for their students’ academic achievements during a ceremony Tuesday, including four from the Lake Forest School District and one from the Milford School District. Lake Forest School District took home more honors than any other public school district. The district’s Lake Forest Central Elementary School […]

Lessons from the heart at Milford Central Academy

MILFORD — Blankets, cards, mittens and scarves are putting smiles on the faces of many Milford Central Academy students this year as they prepare to give Christmas away before their winter break begins. The Student Council and several classes have worked hard over the past several weeks to organize community service projects and create items […]

Carney helps students during College Application Week

MILFORD — College applications can be difficult to complete for even the most advantageous student. But some Milford Senior High School had some help for the process this week from none other than Delaware’s own Governor John Carney and Secretary of Education Dr. Susan Bunting. The pair visited Milford Wednesday afternoon during the school’s College […]

Safety Patrol members inducted in Milford elementary schools

MILFORD – The Milford School District inducted 72 new members into the elementary safety patrol programs Wednesday, Oct. 11.  The swearing in ceremony was officiated by Judge John Adams. Benjamin Banneker Elementary welcomed 30 new members to their Bulldogs B.E.S.T. Brigade. Lulu M. Ross inducted 26 students into the Ross Paw Patrol.  Mispillion Elementary added […]

SLIDESHOW: Milford’s Homecoming Parade

MILFORD – Milford High School football players won their Homecoming game against Woodbridge in spectacular fashion Friday night. But the excitement didn’t start there. Before the game began, students and their supporters lined the streets of downtown Milford to celebrate Homecoming with the annual parade. What will you be doing around the community this week? […]

Back to school child health, safety tips

DOVER — While new school clothes, backpacks and school supplies can dominate parents’ back-to-school lists, the Division of Public Health (DPH) shares these tips to keep your child healthier and safer during the new school year: Wellness checks: Beginning at age 2, children and adolescents need an annual wellness check-up that includes a physical examination. […]

Milford resident takes cross-country trip to raise money for scholarships

MILFORD — From Slaughter Beach to San Francisco, Calif. and back again, Milford resident Richard Benedict finally arrived home again Saturday after a three-week trip on his motorcycle that took him through 15 states. Mr. Benedict was to ride in the American Legion’s Legacy Run, joining more than 300 motorcyclists who gathered in Fort Dodge, […]

Culinary program ends with ceremony, brunch

MILFORD — A celebratory ceremony and brunch was held today for the Summer 2017 Pre-Employment Transition Services Culinary Career Exploration Program at the Food Bank of Delaware in Milford. The program was made possible thanks to the Delaware Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. Six students, Matthew Cannon, Matthew Cook, Keontae Mumford, Kenneth Proano, Deshawn Scye and […]

Summer reading is best with a buddy at Breakfast Club

MILFORD — We’ve all been taught that it’s a good idea to have a buddy when you swim, and it sure is nice to have a buddy when you’re scared.  But at The Breakfast Club in Milford, the best kind of buddies are Reading Buddies. Reading Buddies is a program offered by Read Aloud Delaware […]