Highlights from 9/15/16 school board meeting

Visioning process will help define future for our students
Do Makerspaces fit in Milford High School’s vision?
Seipelt memories

Boyd memories
Athletic Update
Extracurricular Update

Here are highlights from the 9/15/16 school board meeting: Continue reading

Visioning process will help define future for our students

As we look to the future and the completion of the Master Facilities Plan (replace the Junior High School and finish renovating the un-renovated portions of the High School), a group of administrators, teachers, parents, community members, and school board members are going through a Visioning process – what does education look like for our students, to succeed in a global marketplace with technologies – and challenges – we can only dream of? How do we use our facilities to support the type and style of education needed as we prepare our students for this future? Continue reading

Do Makerspaces fit in Milford High School’s vision?

The world is changing so rapidly, it is hard to predict what jobs our children will have when they graduate in even just a few short years. In fact, it will be our children who are creating their brave new world, with technology we can only dream of today.

That is why the “21st Century Skills” – Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Creativity and Collaboration – are so important. Creating new pathways to meet community needs will require new ways of thinking and the abiiity to work together, taking advantage of diverse skills. Continue reading

Seipelt memories

Kendall Vaught on the last day of kindergarten at Siepelt in front of the "paint wall" the kids created.

Kendall Vaught on the last day of kindergarten at Seipelt in front of the “paint wall” the kids created.

The old Seipelt Elementary was home to so many memories for so many people … here are just a few that have been shared with me. I used some of these comments in the speech I gave at the new Seipelt Open House/Ribbon Cutting, but I wanted to share everything I received here.

If you would like to share your memories, please send me an email and I’ll add your comments, photos, whatever you’d like to share – or comment below, if you prefer. Continue reading

Boyd memories

This page is dedicated to memories of Boyd E. Smith. These memories and photos were collected by parent Maria Troescher (thank you!!!), who put together a memories section in last year’s yearbook. Staff and parents will also be sharing their thoughts; I will update the page as I receive memories.

If you would like to share your memories, please send me an email and I’ll add your comments, photos, whatever you’d like to share – or comment below, if you prefer. Continue reading

Highlights of 8/18/16 school board meeting

SMART goals set for 2016-2017 school year
All-day kindergarten leads to increased student growth
A “new look” for MHS lobby
If you haven’t read Mindset yet, it’s worth your time

Athletic Update
Extracurricular Update

Here are the highlights from the August 18, 2016 school board meeting:

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