Education

Deviled egg winner to be featured at Vincent fundraiser

September 20, 2018

Eggshells were cracking as Vincent High School culinary arts students prepared their masterpiece deviled eggs for a panel of local celebrity judges this week. The stakes were high, with the winning egg moving on to be a featured appetizer in Vincent’s first-ever farm-to-table fundraiser, “Growing to Our Full Potential” on September 20, 2018. After much… [Read More]

Eight tips to make the most out of your freshman year in college

September 20, 2018

By: Tia Muhammad Fall is here and freshman year is going to be lit! That is, if you prepare well… Find out what you can do to make the most out of your firstyear college experience: 1. Plan, plan, plan! When it comes to your future, there is much value in planning properly. For college,… [Read More]

Reagan hosts Assistant Secretary of Education Frank Brogan

September 13, 2018

Milwaukee’s Ronald Wilson Reagan College Preparatory High School was the only school in Wisconsin to make the list of visits for Assistant Secretary of Education Frank Brogan this week. On a mission to find out what’s working in U.S. schools, the Department of Education staff has fanned out across the country to hear student and… [Read More]

First day of school at Milwaukee Public Schools

September 13, 2018

Dear MPS Students and Families, With much enthusiasm and excitement, I welcome you back for another great school year with Milwaukee Public Schools! The start of the new school year is one of my favorite times of year. It’s a fresh start for our students, families, and staff, and is the perfect time to recommit… [Read More]

Back to School? What Parents Should Do!

September 6, 2018

Sponsored by: Hupy & Abraham, S.C. Back-to-school time means many different things depending on who you are. If you’re not a parent, it can simply mean more traffic during your morning commute. But for parents, back-to-school season means new classes, new schools for some and the potential exposure to new risks of injury. In order… [Read More]

MUL helps kick off the new school year at Oliver Wendell Holmes School

August 31, 2018

On Monday, August 27, 2018 The Milwaukee Urban League hosted a Welcome Back Luncheon for the teachers and staff at Oliver Wendell Holmes School to kick off the 2018-2019 school year. The staff was treated to a picnic lunch and each staff member was presented with a survival bag of goodies. MUL’s Assistant Director of… [Read More]

UWM serves as a partner on the path to pursuing your career

August 31, 2018

By Kathy Quirk Dianna Herron knew making the career change would be a challenge, but following her passion meant that challenge was worth it. Herron, a senior at the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee, is pursuing her degree in the School of Education. Her commitment to becoming a teacher grew out of her love of the… [Read More]

MPS kicks off attendance campaign for 2018

August 23, 2018

Improving student attendance is a top priority for Milwaukee Public Schools for the 2018–19 school year, and the district invited parents and the community to support efforts to have students in school every day at the Attendance Kickoff event at Bradley Tech High School. Members of the Milwaukee Board of School Directors were on hand… [Read More]

Run Back to School just around the corner

August 23, 2018

The 2018-19 school year will be here before you know it! To celebrate, join us on Aug. 25 for the 11th annual Run Back to School race at Wick Playfield for a 5K run or a 1.5-mile walk. The following is the event information: Date: Saturday, Aug. 25 Time: 9 a.m. (Walk-up registration runs from… [Read More]

MPS students head back to class

August 16, 2018

The 2018–19 school year has officially begun! Students in MPS high schools, middle schools, and select elementary schools were back in the classroom Monday, August 13, 2018. Interim Superintendent Dr. Keith P. Posley, members of the Milwaukee Board of School Directors, and others welcomed students at Audubon Technology and Communication High School and Middle School… [Read More]