We would like to announce our state qualifier from Milford High School, Mr. Joey Orndorff. Joey ran in the Region 4 Cross Country competition on Monday, October 23, 2017, in Corpus Christi. He placed 7th out of 143 runners with a total time of 18:27.
The Collegiate Achievement Mentoring Program (CAMP) selects Milford ISD to be a part of this prestigious, national network.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Milford High School as one of the best high schools in the US. There were more than 21,000 public high schools evaluated in 49 states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on state proficiency standards and how well students were prepared for college. Milford ISD earned a Bronze Metal!
Daniel Nazar, who attended Milford High, recently graduated from Harvard Law School in the top of his class. Daniel, who currently resides in Cambridge, Massachusetts, will take the bar exam in June and has already been offered a job with a prestigious law firm in New York City. He plans to make New York his home, but has fond memories of the good times in Milford, Texas.
On April 7, 2012 at around 12:20 pm, William Michael Trussell (63 yoa) of Frost, Texas, turned himself into Hill County authorities on a Sexual Assault of a Child Arrest Warrant. He was booked into the Hill County Jail and arraigned by Hill County Justice of the Peace Charles Jones on a $2500.00 bond. He immediately posted bond and was released.
For the first time in Milford history, two students qualified in regional powerlifting. Alan Singleton and Jaquay Brown competed in the regional powerlifting meet on Saturday, March 10 in Rusk, Texas.
On Saturday, March 3, two teams of bowlers from the Milford Chapter of the National Honor Society participated in the Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowlathon in Waxahachie raising over $1,500.00 for the Ellis County BBBS chapter.
On November 14 the Milford National Honor Society hosted a blood drive for Carter BloodCare, the first of two scheduled for this school year. This fall blood drive was a success with 40 donors crowding the single portable bloodmobile.
The Honor-Call is a volunteer organization for student trumpet players. They encourage music organizations to connect with their communities to pay tribute to America’s Military heroes by playing TAPS at funerals and military functions. Milford ISD is the first school in Texas and the only school in Texas to have joined so far.
Milford High School recently received an unexpected award from Carter BloodCare. For the 2010-2011 school year, Milford’s senior class had the highest percentage of donors for schools with fewer than 200 seniors. The award recognizes the commitment of last year’s graduating class for supporting Carter’s mission of saving lives by donating blood.
Milford’s Ag program has grown over the past two years under the leadership of Mark Jackson. Students competed at three shows this year: San Antonio, Houston and more recently at the 21st Ellis County Youth Expo.
Blame it on the freshman and junior classes. They seem to be the cause for Milford’s high numbers of advancement in UIL academics and track. Although there were fewer participants in UIL academics this year, almost 86% placed in district or advanced to regional competition.
According to the display cases in the front hallway, it has been 20 years since Milford’s one act play advanced to district competition.
Foiled by an Innocent Maid was an entertaining production put on by the Milford High School. Every year they do better than the last with their one act plays. This year took the prize. You have a mean villain, and yet hilarious at the same time. Don’t forget Faith Hopewell-the innocent maid- from outlandish crying, to hiding the baby in a trunk and then falling in love all at the same time- what drama!
When you think of Milford, basketball or football comes to mind. In bulldog country, these two sports rank as high as making all A’s on a report card. But now, there’s a new sport in town: Powerlifting.
Only two freshman earned the right to play in the Cen-TX Symphonic Band on Saturday, January 30. Freshman Rachel Strange was one of those.
This Saturday, July 18, the Milford Varsity Cheerleaders will have a huge garage sale in downtown Milford. The sale will begin at 8:00 am and continue until 4:00 pm. Car washes will also be available during the sale. Come out and support the cheerleaders in their fund raising efforts!
The Milford Bulldogs Athletic Banquet 2008-2009 was a chance for students, coaches, family, friends and administration to look back on what was an exciting year for Milford Athletics.
Twelve students from Milford high school competed in the UIL academic meet on March 27 and 28 at Navarro College. Tapley Strange, sophomore, advanced to the regional competition in prose.
March 13th at 6:00 PM in the Milford ISD cafeteria, wonderful aromas of spaghetti and garlic bread were wafting through the air. This was just the beginning of a enjoyable evening.
Congratulations to the Milford Basketball Head Coach Otis Carter for leading his boys to the third round of basketball playoffs this year after taking first place in district. The Bulldogs’ district season record was 13-1 ending with a 16-6 record. Coach Carter was also named, “Coach of the Year” for District 19A Division II.
District 19-A Division II has released their All-District selections for the 2008-2009 boys basketball season. Congratulations to these young men for their athletic and academic excellence.
It didn’t take fans long to realize the Milford Bulldogs vs. Midway Falcons game would be a good one. From start to finish these two teams gave fans their money’s worth.
Under the direction of band director Mike Trussell, 13 band students from Milford competed in the Cen-Tex Honor Band tryouts. Five of those students earned a seat.
Milford High School band was on a mission Monday, December 8th to spread Christmas cheer through their music.
Milford ISD put on a wonderful tribute honoring the veterans with their Veterans Day program. The program took place in the gymnasium at Milford ISD, on Tuesday afternoon – Veterans Day.
Spirits were high Friday night, September 19 at Milford ISD’s Homecoming game. Everyone was excited and ready to win and the hometown did, Milford 46 and Jonesboro 0.
As I entered the cafeteria on Monday evening, September 15 at Milford ISD, I was overcome with the most wonderful aroma of lasagna filtering through the air.