It’s summer, and this month’s board meeting reflected that – board business is generally routine in the summer months. However, we had a couple of pieces of great news, including teacher DeAnn O’Toole being recognized (bullet 1); the first cohort of the 6th grade advanced math program is reaching senior year (bullet 5); and the Success Academy was approached by KnowledgeWorks for a grant (bullet 6).
I will not be at the July board meeting; it’s vacation month, and the meeting was moved to the second Thursday to accommodate the majority of board members’ schedules.
Have a wonderful summer! Continue reading
When the Milford school board set out to look for a new superintendent to replace Dr. Robert Farrell when he retires in December, we knew we had a tough job ahead. We needed someone who is an instructional leader with vision to take Milford to the next level … someone who believes in transparency, fiscal conservancy, and supporting our entire community … some who will continue the strong relations developed over the past 9 years with staff, parents, community members, the business community, and the county in general. Continue reading
Chris Hamm, R, President of the Chamber, presents Dr. Farrell with a crystal bowl.
Every year, the Milford-Miami Township Chamber of Commerce holds the Dinner of Excellence, where our educators and support staff are honored. Since this was Dr. Farrell’s last Dinner of Excellence, the Chamber wanted to honor him for the excellence he has brought to the Milford School District over the past 9 years. They presented him with a crystal bowl to commemorate his time here. Continue reading
May is the month when school boards across Ohio must approve a revised five-year forecast to submit to the state. The forecast includes actual numbers for the past three completed years; the status of the current year; and forecasts for the next four years. This forecast projects through Fiscal Year 2020, which runs from July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020. Continue reading
On May 16, Seipelt staff toured the new construction, and I got to tag along! Much progress was made in a month – it’s looking good! Teachers were excited to stand in their new classrooms and start measuring floor and cabinet space. For them, next up is the packing so their rooms can be transported over the summer! Continue reading