Does spending too much time with a screen – playing video games, on social media, texting, even watching TV – decrease happiness? Many people are likely to say of course – and now a new study among 1 million 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students has proven this out. Continue reading
So sorry – I think last month was the first time in 7.5 years that I missed publishing articles for a monthly meeting when I was in attendance – but I guess it was bound to happen. So, I am making up for that now by including information for last month’s board meeting as well as this month’s. Below are highlights from both, as well as information from the special board meeting held on Monday, June 12: Continue reading
At last week’s meeting, the school board approved a resolution encouraging the legislature to enhance the Homestead Exemption, which was rolled back in 2013. Continue reading
Last year, the state began to evaluate charter schools by a variety of factors. One is proper documentation for “enrolled students,” which had led to significant funding questions among many of the online charter schools. Continue reading
I recently watched “13 Reasons Why” so I had better perspective when reading the myriad of articles about this controversial show. I found it to be an extremely difficult and concerning program, one that I as a parent would not have let my teen watch without my husband and myself present to discuss the issues and her thoughts immediately afterward. Continue reading
The Business Advisory Council explores questions related to the business operations of the school district.
Mr. Geoff Pittman, the 2017/18 Chair of the Business Advisory Council, is looking for several more people to join the Council. If you have interest in serving with fellow businesspeople for this year, please contact Mr. Pittman at gwp.atty @ fuse.net.
This past November, Mr. Nick Owens was elected to the Ohio State Board of Education for the 10th district. He visited the Milford school district for a special welcome reception prior to the board meeting. He also introduced himself during the presentation portion of the meeting. Continue reading