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    MPS hosted job fair connects students and employers

    March 22, 2018

    Students looking for summer and year-round work had the chance to visit with dozens of employers, ask questions, fill out applications, and get ready for work at the MPS student job fair on March 14. The event was hosted by the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee as part of the M3 partnership that links UWM and MPS…. [Read More]

    MPS students take part in National School Walkout

    March 22, 2018

    On March 14, 2018, students around the country and in Milwaukee Public Schools participated in the student-led National School Walkout. It called for students to gather outside school at 10 a.m. for 17 minutes – one minute for each of the individuals killed during the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida last… [Read More]

    Green Bay Packers GiveBack to MPS

    March 15, 2018

    Milwaukee Public Schools will install a synthetic sports turf surface at Casimir Pulaski Stadium in Milwaukee, thanks in part to a $250,000 grant from the Green Bay Packers through the National Football League Foundation Grassroots Program. The grant from the Packers, the NFL Foundation, and Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is part of more than… [Read More]

    Lowell International Elementary School celebrates ‘Read Across America’

    March 8, 2018

    On Friday, March 2, 2018, Lowell International Elementary School celebrated “Read Across America,” at their school located at 4360 South 20th Street. Each year the National Education Association sponsors a nationwide reading event to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday and to promote reading to children. Each school invites local guest celebrities, politicians, athletes and other volunteers… [Read More]

    Systems Thinking Institute brings unique learning opportunity

    March 8, 2018

    A world leader in using systems thinking to provide exemplary professional development and improve student success, the Waters Foundation is proud to present the second-annual Milwaukee Systems Thinking Institute, March 14-16, 2018, held in partnership with Milwaukee Public Schools. The Institute will appeal to anyone looking to create effective changes in their work and achieve… [Read More]

    UW Madison deadline for enrollment in PEOPLE Program March 12

    March 8, 2018

    The University of Wisconsin’s Precollege Enrichment Opportunity Program For Learning Excellence (PEOPLE) enrollment for 8th graders on up is approaching. The deadline for the 2018 summer program is Monday, March 12, 2018. Interested applicants can download forms or apply online at https://peopleprogram.wisc.edu/apply. What is PEOPLE? PEOPLE is a pre-college pipeline for students of color and… [Read More]

    Kindergarten enrollment ends Sunday

    March 2, 2018

    Time is running out! This Sunday, March 4, 2018 is the deadline for Milwaukee families to choose the Milwaukee Public Schools kindergarten or Head Start program that starts their 3-, 4- or 5-yearold on the path to success. Enrolling by this deadline gives families the best chance of their child being placed in the school… [Read More]

    Milwaukee Urban League and GE Healthcare show commitment to O. W. Holmes School

    March 2, 2018

    Students at Oliver Wendell Holmes School on Milwaukee’s north side are making new friends – with volunteers from the Milwaukee Urban League and GE Healthcare. Volunteers from both organizations are engaging with students as tutors and mentors and using their expertise to raise student achievement. Milwaukee Public Schools has similar mentor relationships in many schools… [Read More]

    Save The Date for Spring Fling Membership and Scholarship Dance on April 21

    March 2, 2018

    The North Division Alumni Association, Inc., is sponsoring the 7th annual Spring Fling Membership and Scholarship Dance on Saturday April 21, 2018 at the African American Women’s’ Center, 3020 W. Vliet St. Doors open at 6 PM and event will conclude by 10 PM. The cost of tickets is $10 in advance and $15 at… [Read More]

    MATC to Offer Free Summer Camps in Robotics for High School Girls and Health Care Career Exploration for High School Boys in Mid-June

    June 1, 2017

    MATC to Offer Free Summer Camps in Robotics for High School Girls and Health Care Career Exploration for High School Boys in Mid-June   MILWAUKEE (May 25, 2017) – Milwaukee Area Technical College will hold two free week-long summer camps for high school students 16 years of age and older in June at the Downtown… [Read More]