Education

Joyce Hall honored by MPS Board of Directors for Excellence in Education

November 1, 2018

On Thursday, October 25, 2018, the Milwaukee Public School (MPS) Board of Directors honored former MPS teacher Joyce A. Hall with the Excellence in Education Award at their monthly board meeting. Ms. Hall worked for MPS for more than 36 years as a full time reading resource teacher at Henry L. Palmer School, now George… [Read More]

Mother & Son Superhero Night is right around the corner!

November 1, 2018

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s Mother & Son Superhero Night! Milwaukee Recreation will host its first-ever Mother & Son Superhero Night on Saturday, November 10, 2018. Mothers and sons are welcome to come dressed in their favorite superhero attire for an evening of arts and crafts, superhero training activities, and healthy snacks. Here… [Read More]

UWM stories shine through sponsorship of WNOV radio show

October 25, 2018

By Angela McManaman The University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee is proud to be one of the Midwest’s most diverse universities. It has a long tradition of welcoming students from many backgrounds and dozens of countries around the world, as well as every neighborhood in and around Milwaukee. In the 1970s and early ’80s, Richard Cox and… [Read More]

MPS hosts Urban Music Leadership Conference

October 18, 2018

For the second time, Milwaukee Public Schools hosted the Urban Music Leadership Conference, a gathering of about 100 music education professionals. The group observed music programs at six MPS schools—Humboldt Park, Allen-Field, ALBA, Golda Meir, Riverside, and Milwaukee High School of the Arts (MHSA). At MHSA, attendees eagerly joined in singing along with choir students… [Read More]

Keith Posley named permanent MPS superintendent

October 11, 2018

Just months into his term as interim superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools, Dr. Keith Posley has been named to the permanent post. Milwaukee school board members voted unanimously Tuesday, October 9, 2018, to offer Posley the position. “It just seemed like a natural fit,” said MPS board President Mark Sain. “He’s a homegrown talent who… [Read More]

Survive Alive House kicks off ‘National Fire Prevention Week’

October 11, 2018

On Monday, October. 8, 2018, MPS students, local dignitaries, and experienced Milwaukee firefighters kicked off the 2018 National Fire Prevention Week at the Survive Alive House with fire safety lessons from Mayor Tom Barrett, MPS superintendent Dr. Keith P. Posley, MPS School Board President Mark Sain, and Fire Chief Mark Rohlfing. Second grade students from… [Read More]

MPS kicks off FAFSA campaign

October 4, 2018

Financial aid, including free money, is available for college, and Milwaukee Public Schools is committed to helping students discover funds that are available to them. The first step in accessing financial aid is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). On October 1, to mark the opening of FAFSA applications for the 2019–20 school… [Read More]

North Division drummers and majorettes travel to Circle City Classic

October 4, 2018

Students from North Division High School boarded buses and traveled to Indianapolis this month to attend the annual Circle City Classic. Majorettes and drumline members performed dance moves and percussion cadences for more than 100,000 spectators along the one-mile parade route through downtown Indianapolis. North Division was the only group from Wisconsin to participate in… [Read More]

UW-Milwaukee excited to welcome two satellite campuses

September 27, 2018

By Mark A. Mone Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee While many consider New Year’s Day to be the time to make life changes, fall at the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee is all about new beginnings. There is a great deal of excitement and a certain amount of nervousness that students of all ages experience when heading… [Read More]

‘It Can Wait’ virtual reality experience

September 27, 2018

Students at Bradley Tech High School in Milwaukee learned on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, about the dangers of smart-phone activities while driving when the new AT&T It Can Wait virtual reality experience visited the school. Bradley Tech High School teamed up with AT&T, AAA and the Wisconsin State Patrol as part of the It Can… [Read More]