No, I don’t mean for your final – that’s never a good thing! But this article from the NY Times explores the idea of an exam helping students actually learn material.
Is it the ultimate “teaching (or learning) to the test,” or is it a way to focus students on information that is important? Continue reading
By Gary Knepp, Vice President, Milford Board of Education; Historian; Attorney-at-Law
Board of Education meetings are generally poorly attended, quiet and, well, boring. But that’s not always the case. Sometimes tempers flare over the curriculum, controversial books, financial questions, or discipline issues. The December 1935 board meeting was remarkable. The county newspaper reported that “simmering” issues “came to a violent boil” that night. Continue reading
MHS Drama: The Drama Club is presenting the 2nd Annual Haunted House in the auditorium Thursday, Oct. 30 and Sat., Nov. 1 from 7-11 pm. Also, the 2nd Annual Boofest for the younger set on Saturday, Nov. 1 from 4-8PM in the MHS Cafeteria. Milford Drama also presents “The Miracle Worker,” the story of Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan, on November 13, 14, and 15, at 7:30 pm in the MHS Auditorium. Continue reading
Girls Golf: What a historic year for the MHS Girls Golf team! Coming off their third consecutive ECC Championship the girls advanced to the District Championship as a team for the first time in school history. Individually, Megan Creager is the first girl’s golfer in school history to qualify for the State Championship this weekend. Congratulations! Continue reading