Milford Exempted Village School District
Eagle eNews
October 12 ,  2015
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15 Board of Education Meeting
MHS Auditorium
16 End of 1st Quarter
27 90-Minute Early Release Day

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Seniors Named National Merit 
Commended Students Milford High School is proud to announce that Abagail Chumley and Connor Rigney have been named Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program. Based on their PSAT scores as juniors, both Abagail and Connor placed in the top 5% of more than 1.5 million students in the nation who took the test! Congratulatons to both our seniors on this outstanding achievement! Abagail and Connor are pictured with the Mr. Willson, Assistant Principal; Mr. Kauffman, Principal; and Mrs. Dolezal, Counselor.

Milford High School art students have partnered with Trinity United Methodist Church and Milford Miami Ministry to fight hunger - one bowl at a time.

A soup dinner fundraiser will be held on Saturday, November 7, from 5-7:30 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church. Bowls handcrafted by MHS ceramics students will be included with the purchase of an adult ticket ($10). All proceeds benefit Milford Miami Ministry.

Event tickets must be purchased in advance by November 5. Details and event tickets can be found at
Thanks, Miami Township!

Special thanks to the Miami Township Fire Department, who welcomed our pre-school students and their parents for a visit to Station 26 on October 7.
Seipelt Teacher and Student Ohio All Stars!

Congratulations to Seipelt teacher, Mr. Ryan Hanna, and student Colin Sinner for being recognized by the Ohio Lottery All Star Program for September.

Mr. Hanna was named the Ohio Lottery Partners in Education Teacher of the Month honor.

"This honor is very much deserved! I appreciation all Mr. Hanna does for the Seipelt students and school community," shared Sarah Greb, Seipelt Elementary School, Principal.

Colin Sinner received the the Partners in Education Academic All Star Award, which recognizes K-12 students who have exhibited academic achievement, community involvement, citizenship, and leadership in and out of the classroom.

"Colin is a leader with a wonderful attitude. He is involved in many athletic teams and is an excellent role mode for his classmates," said Seipelt teacher, Caleb Jones, who nominated Colin for the award. "Colin tries his best and challenges himself to achieve success both in and out of the classroom."
Joe Nuxhall Miracle Fields Welcomes Milford Students
Our Milford High School special education teachers and their students took a trip to Joe Nuxhall Miracle Fields on October 6. The Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Fields opens their facility to area schools and their special needs classrooms to give students the experience of playing baseball, kickball or whiffle ball on a field that is safe and accessible.

"Everyone had a blast! The facility at JNMF is amazing. It provides an opportunity for all our students to particpate in athletics and learn the value of teamwork," shared Jerry Comello, Milford High School Intervention Specialist/MD teacher.

More than 50 students/adults attended the field trip and the cost was covered through a grant. 
Calling All Veterans...
Milford School District will continue its tradition of honoring veterans at the November Board of Education meeting. The Board will award high school diplomas to veterans who did not earn a diploma because their education was interrupted to serve their country in times of war.  It is the eighth year that the district has awarded diplomas to veterans.

In addition to presenting diplomas, all area veterans are invited to come to the November Board meeting and they will be recognized for their service at the beginning of the meeting. If they choose to, veterans are welcome to come in uniform. There will be a short program with patriotic music and a presentation of certificates. The Board meets on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at Meadowview Elementary, at 7 p.m.

If you are a veteran or know of a veteran, who did not earn his or her diploma because of being in the armed service, please contact the Milford Board of Education Office at (513) 831-1314 by Friday, November 13. Veterans who will be attending for the recognition should also RSVP to Terry Kruszynski at  or by calling (513) 831-1314.
Golfers Earn Post Season Berth
Congratulations to the boys golf team 
who will compete as a team in the OHSAA Southwest District Championship after a second place finish at sectionals. The Eagles just missed out on the sectional championship by finishing one shot behind Lakota East. Prior to sectionals, the team earned their second straight ECC title.

Senior Abby Swensen took 7th place overall at sectionals and earned an individual qualifying berth in next week's OHSAA Southwest District Championship.

The golfers will compete Thursday, October 15, at Weatherwax golf course.

For all our sports news, visit the Athletic website.
Red Ribbon Week Events Open to Public
Red Ribbon Week, October 23-31,   is an alcohol, tobacco and other drug and violence prevention awareness campaign observed annually in October in the United States. 

In honor of Red Ribbon Week, the Milford Miami Township Coalition and its partners have planned the following free events open to the public:

Showing of Documentary: The Anonymous People
Thursday, October 22 at 6:30 p.m.
Milford High School Auditorium 
The Anonymous People is a moving documentary film about the more than 23 million Americans living in long-term recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs. 
For more information, contact: Pastor George Hart - 513-478-7973 or or Stacy Mathis - 513-576-2267 or
A Night of Hope and Healing
Thursday, October 29, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Milford High School Cafeteria
Come learn about how opiates, such as heroin and prescription drugs, are impacting our community.


For more information, please contact Stacy Mathis at 513-576-2267 or

Remembrance at the Meadows
Milford High School's Marketing Management & Research (DECA) students are working with the Miami Township Recreation Department to coordinate a " Remembrance at the Meadows" Memorial event on Saturday, November 14, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

The community is invited to  walk or run the 5K in memory of someone you've lost or simply in honor of American veterans. There will also be a  Patriotic Art Show, Milford HS/Great Oaks JROTC Color Guard, music, food, a Veteran's ceremony and family activities. Details about submitting artwork and registering for the 5K can be found below.

Proceeds from this event fund continued improvements to the Spirit of 76 Memorial Park located within the Miami Township's Miami Meadows Park. 
Free Community Swim at MHS Pool
Residents of Milford School District can swim for free at Milford High School's pool during our open swim sessions every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 7:15-9:15 a.m. in October.
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