Local boy graduates from Harvard!

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.

Milford High School Band Director arrested

Image: Arrest Warrant Affidavit, page 2

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.

Christmas Program at Milford ISD

Image: First and Second graders singing Listen to the Jingles.

Ho! Ho! Ho! It is Christmas time at Milford ISD. Thursday evening the gymnasium was filled with excited students, Christmas trees, proud parents and family members. Milford ISD’s band director, Mr. Mike Trussell, had his band students playing up a storm of Christmas music bringing Christmas cheer to everyone there.

Milford ISD Veterans Celebration

Image: Posting of the Colors by Jairus Russell and Jacobe Essary.

Friday morning as you walked into the gymnasium of Milford ISD you heard instruments warming up and saw excited young students wearing hats ready to perform their songs for everyone there. You also saw veterans and supportive parents and friends ready to join in the celebration on Veterans Day.

Milford ISD answers the Honor-Call

Image: Eric Evans, Mike Trussell and Jaquay Brown. Mike Trussell is the band director at Milford ISD and is very proud of Eric and Jaquay participating in the Honor Call.

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 honored by Carter BloodCare

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.

Blood Drive March 9th in Milford


The Milford Chapter of the National Honor Society will host a blood drive on Wednesday, March 9, from 11:00am – 4:00pm at the Milford School. Carter BloodCare will have a blood mobile parked in front of the school for donating whole blood. Members of the community are invited to participate in an event designed to save lives.

Milford ISD Meet the Teacher Night

Image: Superintendent Meeting Parents — Don Clingenpeel meeting the parents at Meet the Teacher Night. Mr. Clingenpeel said, “We are looking forward to a great year, our ratings were high this year and we are going to pick up where we left off and go from there.”

Milord ISD had a wonderful turn out for Meet the Teacher night Thursday evening. Marilee Byrne, (principal of Milford ISD) said, “We are glad that so many of our parents came. This is probably one of the better turnouts that we have had for Meet the Teacher Night in several years and we are so excited that our parents are interested. This way we can have more parent involvement and partnership with the parents in educating our students.”