North Division High School Ezzard White OHMS Program (one hope made strong)

May 17, 2014

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Proposed MPS budget increases investment in classrooms, including 50 more art, music and PE teachers

May 1, 2014

Also includes a school support teacher and parent coordinator in every school; continues multi-year trend to focus on classrooms Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Gregory Thornton’s proposed 2014-15 budget continues to invest in classrooms and increases the standard of care for students across the district. This includes adding another 50 art, music and physical education teaching… [Read More]

Best fertilizer? Can chewing gum improve your memory? And what difference does a green roof make? MPS students tackle topics at District Science Fair

May 1, 2014

More students, schools participating in 7th annual event at the Milwaukee County Zoo What’s a better fertilizer, fish feces or Miracle-Gro? Can chewing gum improve your memory? And what difference does a green roof make versus an asphalt roof? MPS students from kindergarten to high school are answering these questions and more than 200 other… [Read More]

Lupita Nyong’o is People Magazine’s Most Beautiful Person 2014

May 1, 2014

It’s official: Lupita Nyong’o is People Magazine’s Most Beautiful Person for 2014, besting other gorgeous ladies like Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts and Julianna Margulies. The annual Most Beautiful cover was unveiled on the Today show Wednesday, April 23. This should come as no surprise to the magazine’s readers (and to the world, really), and it’s… [Read More]

Shoes From Holy Redeemer

May 1, 2014

Auxiliaries in Ministry (AIM) director Steven Tipton collected more than 10,000 pairs of shoes to ship to Haiti and Kenya. This project was initiated by Tipton’s son who traveled to Haiti several months ago. Steven, Jr., visited a school in Haiti and met with children who were in need of shoes. Holy Redeemer Elementary and… [Read More]

Students ready for ACT

April 18, 2014

The American College Test (ACT) is used by most colleges and universities to determine if they will admit a young student. So preparing to do their best on the test is something many high school students are interested in accomplishing. Sixteen young students from Milwaukee area high schools spent part of their spring break taking… [Read More]

Used book sale at UWM Golda Meir Library April 8 – 9

April 17, 2014

The Friends of the Golda Meir Library Spring Used Book Sale will be open to the public on April 8 and 9, 2014. Over 5,000 books in a wide variety of genres — including contemporary fiction, foreign languages, history, literature, and poetry — will be offered. The sale will be held in the fourth floor… [Read More]

2014 Louvenia Johnson Scholarship Recipients

February 28, 2014

  Brianna Christian is a senior at Hamilton High School. She is held in high regard by her teachers for her tenacity and devotion to contributing her talents to the school and community.   She hones her leadership skills through her involvement with Milwaukee’s Pearls for Teen Girls afterschool program and serves on the Hamilton… [Read More]

For Valentine’s Day, MPS’ Milwaukee High School of the Arts presented popular soul show with Black History Month ties

February 26, 2014

                        On Valentine’s Day,  Friday, February 14, 2014,Milwaukee Public Schools’ Milwaukee High School of the Arts presented its acclaimed and ever-popular “Soul Show,” themed with “love and happiness” and programmed with ties to Black History Month. The audience experienced a high energy performance of… [Read More]

State supt., workforce secretary visit MPS’ Bradley Tech ‘Tech Terns’ at Froedtert construction site

February 26, 2014

Partnership involves Cannon Design, Mortenson Construction, the Wisconsin Regional Training Partnership/BIG STEP, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin and MPS State Superintendent Tony Evers and Department of Workforce Development Secretary Reggie Newson joined Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Gregory Thornton Thursday, February 13, 2014, to see the “Tech Terns” program offered at MPS’ Bradley Tech… [Read More]