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Jump Rope for Heart

Jump Rope for Heart

by Sarah Farmer February was Heart Month at both elementary schools in Milan. Paddock Elementary and Symons Elementary participated in Jump Rope For Heart on February 22.  This was Paddock’s 29th year participating in JRFH and they raised over $12,000 for the American Heart Association. Over 230 Paddock students participated in JRFH, they came to […]

Austin Brodie wins big in Motocross competition

Austin Brodie wins big in Motocross competition

Five-year-old Austin Brodie is not only a fast learner, but he’s fast on the track. The Paddock Elementary kindergartener began riding a Honda CRF 50 motocross bike just eight months ago and is already a trophy winner. A few years ago, Lisa and Matt Brodie bought their son the bike as a Christmas present.  As […]

Symons Elementary students DARE to graduate

Symons Elementary students DARE to graduate

By Joyce Ervin Symons Elementary School in Milan rewarded fifth-grade students with congratulations, diplomas and a pizza party for completing the 10-week Drug Abuse Resistance Education course known as DARE.  School Resource Officer Stacey Heams taught the course and presided over the graduation. The course provides the skills needed to help kids avoid involvement with […]

Milan Middle School raises more funds with new Box Top coordinator

Milan Middle School raises more funds with new Box Top coordinator

“It saves the taxpayers money and helps the kids,” Lorraine Phifer said regarding her box top collection efforts for the Milan Middle School. Phifer said she became interested in how much money could be donated to the school, when she learned of a box top fundraiser that would help defray the cost of her son’s […]

Milan High School holds Ninth Grade Orientation and open house

Milan High School holds Ninth Grade Orientation and open house

Milan High School hosted parents and eighth-grade middle school students at a Ninth Grade Orientation and open house recently to introduce the educational opportunities available to students entering in the fall.  Principal Ryan McMahon said, ”This event offers an opportunity to share with the Milan area community all of the great things that are happening […]