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Hello Everyone!

We are so happy to be with you today as we talk about the week that was and events ahead!  Gotta say – this past week was super busy – and we had a lot to celebrate.  We’ve included some info below so you can celebrate, too.  Let’s get to it!


Monday, Oct. 10 – Friday, Oct. 14:  Regular schedule all week



Substitute Job Fair Was ‘Excellent’

We were extremely pleased with the response we had yesterday at the Milford Public Schools Job Fair for Substitutes.  Here’s a link to the coverage we received from NEWS12.  Great job, team!


Pumpkin Delight Celebrates ‘National Farm to School Month’ with Corn Shucking Contest

As part of the National Farm to School Month, students at Pumpkin Delight participated in a Corn Shucking Contest that provided the perfect mix of physical education, good nutrition, and the support of local farms in Connecticut.  Here are a few media pieces that portrayed the event on Tuesday:  Milford MirrorNEWS12.


Milford Public Schools Conducts Celebratory Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Planetarium

We were joyful last night (Thursday, 10/6) as we celebrated the official ribbon cutting of the newly refurbished Milford Public Schools Planetarium, located at Joseph A. Foran High School.  Here are some great pictures taken at the event (Link1  Link2).  If you’d like to read more about the details that went into this massive project, click HERE for the press release.




Fall 2022 Conference Schedule Sign-Ups Now ‘Live’

It’s official!  The Parent Teacher Conference Sign-Up portal went ‘live’ today – so make sure you visit your school website and click on the appropriate links to sign up.  All conferences will be held in-person this year (unless you make alternate arrangements with the teacher).  Take a moment this weekend and reserve your slot!


MPS Podcast Releases Episode #3:  Sports, College Apps, and the Planetarium!

Great news!  We are proud to announce Episode #3 of the all-new MPS Podcast (Most Prevailing Stories) is now ‘live’ and we think you’re gonna love it.  Download your Podcast app on your Smartphone and enjoy this terrific series.  Enjoy! Here’s the link to the episodes recorded so far


Board of Education Business Meeting on Monday, Oct. 10th @ 7:00 p.m. (Parsons)

The Board of Education will conduct its business meeting on Monday, October 10th beginning at 7:00 p.m.  Here’s what you can expect:  Chair’s Report: Governance Process GP-12 Board Operations Revision; Superintendent’s Report including: Middle School Schedule/Programming, 2023-24 Budget Priorities & Assumptions, Policy Review: Communications with Parents/Guardians, Minimum Duty-Free Lunch Periods for Teachers, School Calendar, October 1, 2022 Enrollment Report, Human Resources Report, Quarterly Budget Report, Disbursement Report, Consideration of Minutes for 9/12/22 and 9/27/22, Board Comment.  Everyone is welcome to attend our Board meetings and hear all about what’s happening throughout our district.  AGENDAPACKET.





13th Annual Milford Downtown Wine Trail to Take Place Tomorrow (Saturday, 10/8) from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.; Tix: $50, Proceeds to Benefit United Way of Milford

Here’s a fun event that is yet another example of our wonderful community.  Organized by the Downtown Milford Business Association and sponsored by BMW of Bridgeport, the Milford Downtown Wine Trail is one of the most anticipated events of early autumn.  Purchase your Wine Trail Pass ($50) and you will receive a wine glass and a map of the wine trail stops.  Participating businesses will open their doors and serve up pours of an assortment of wines, accompanied by tastings from nearby Milford restaurants and eateries. Wander storefront to storefront following the Wine Trail route; sample a variety of wines accompanied by nibbles from local eateries, all while discovering the many shops and services right here in downtown Milford.   Best of all, the proceeds benefit the Milford United Way! Have fun!


Party in the Stacks at the MPL, Saturday, Oct. 22nd – Get Your Tickets Now ($55)!!  

Here’s a fun event that is yet another example of our wonderful community.  Organized by the Friends of the Milford Public Library, this event helps them earn the much-needed funds that they, in turn, use to support the hundreds of activities conducted at the MPL … for free … for our kids and residents.  The ‘Party in the Stacks’ is slated for Saturday, October 22nd, at the Milford Public Library, from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.  Adults only.  Click HERE for the flyer.


That’s it for this week, folks!  Enjoy the weekend and we’ll see you next week.


-Milford Public Schools