Highlights from 3/19/15 school board meeting

Dr. Farrell named Educator of the Year; State of the Schools highlights successes
Update on Milford Main; no plans w/funding have been offered
District seeking plans for Milford Main; cost to renovate at least $7 million
Welcome to Josh Kauffman, new MHS Principal!
Class rank regulation changing beginning next year
St. Andrew’s Invention Convention showcases young ingenuity
Athletic Update March 2015
Extracurricular Update March 2015

Here are the highlights from the 3/19/15 school board meeting: Continue reading

Dr. Farrell named Educator of the Year; State of the Schools highlights successes

clermont_leader-59On March 10, MEVSD Superintendent Dr. Robert Farrell was honored at the Clermont County Salute to Leaders event as Educator of the Year. Dr. Farrell received this recognition based on recommendations from staff members, board members, and community members. He has brought so much to the district and helped improve academic success, achieve fiscal stability, build trust throughout the community, and much more.

The results of Dr. Farrell’s leadership are shown quite clearly in his annual State of the Schools address, presented at an annual event hosted by the Milford-Miami Township Chamber of Commerce and including Miami Township, the City of Milford, and Milford Schools. Continue reading

Update on Milford Main; no plans w/funding have been offered

Top: one of the oldest photos of Milford Main, courtesy of Bill Stockland, MHS class of '63 and his http://www.billstocklandphotography.com/

Top: one of the oldest photos of Milford Main, courtesy of Bill Stockland, MHS class of ’63 and his http://www.billstocklandphotography.com/. Thanks also to Marvelous Milford (linked to photo) for use of the photo collage.

Last July, the Milford School Board accepted an offer of $250,000 from Jim Cohen of CMC Properties (the developer of Milford’s Riverwalk development) to purchase Milford Main for development, based on the contingency of receiving zoning for his proposed usage. He outlined a plan called Milford on Main, a senior apartment complex that would host 92 units on the Milford Main site. He would have memorialized the façade of the current Main building by constructing a bell tower using the “Boys” and “Girls” elements from that building. Continue reading

District seeking plans for Milford Main; cost to renovate is at least $7 million

For more information on how we got to where we are with Milford Main, click here.

Since the MEVSD once again has Milford Main in our sole possession, we are searching for options to sell the land and/or land w/building. The School Board is asking that any proposals for Milford Main, including a financial plan to make the proposal happen, be submitted to Dr. Farrell either through email or mail to 777 Garfield Ave, Milford, OH 45150.

Many people ask why we need a financial plan along with a proposal. Continue reading