Education Archives

Elementary school teacher recognized for her support of Dr. King Celebration in surprise ceremony

January 23, 2020

On Tuesday, January 14, 2020, Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) and the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts honored Aruna Halala-Vishudh, a teacher at Samuel Clemens Elementary School, with a surprise visit to her classroom to acknowledge her long-time support of the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. Ms. Halala-Vishudh was surprised during class with… [Read More]

MPS Athletics presents the sixth annual City Review!

January 9, 2020

Milwaukee’s premier boys and girls high school basketball event is back! Join us at the sixth annual City Review presented by Gruber Law Offices on Jan. 17-18 for four prime time games during this two-night event at Marquette University’s Al McGuire Center. Participating in City Review is a highlight for everyone involved – players, coaches,… [Read More]

Winter Adventure Days offer free fun and learning

January 9, 2020

Keep your students busy and learning on their off school days by attending Winter Adventure Days! Hosted at the Urban Ecology Center, children can enjoy outdoor winter activities, learn about wildlife, and explore. Winter Adventure Days are free and are designed for students in grades 1 to 6. Students won’t even realize they are leaning… [Read More]

Annual Language Summit draws families and community

January 2, 2020

More than 300 family members and community attendees were treated to enthusiastic performances by MPS students at the second annual MPS Language Summit this December. Hosted at Milwaukee School of Languages, the event showcased nine student performances and more than 20 school displays. Following the students’ songs, dances, and poems, visitors had the chance to… [Read More]

Milwaukee Board of School Directors votes to move forward with referendum

January 2, 2020

The Milwaukee Board of School Directors unanimously passed a resolution to seek a referendum that will increase revenue limits for Milwaukee Public Schools. Voting took place at the regular board meeting on December 19, 2019. The referendum question will appear on the spring ballot scheduled for April 7, 2020. Board members passed a resolution to… [Read More]

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January 2, 2020

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Newest UWM graduates show education’s life-changing power

December 26, 2019

  By Mark A. Mone Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee The University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee held its 121st graduation ceremony on Dec. 15, and more than 2,100 students earned the right to walk across the commencement stage at UWM Panther Arena. Over the course of 2019, more than 5,000 students graduated from UWM, which is the… [Read More]

King Elementary receives new coats for every student

December 19, 2019

Milwaukee Bucks All-Star Khris Middleton along with UnitedHealthcare CEO Dustin Hinton delivered excitement, energy, and new coats to Martin Luther King Elementary School this week. All 300 students received a new winter coat to keep them warm as they walk to school or wait at bus stops. The gift was made through Middleton’s organization, Dreambuilders… [Read More]

“Hoops” of Harlem Globetrotters shares game tricks and life lessons

December 19, 2019

Nathaniel Hawthorne School was electrified as students gathered to watch a player from the Harlem Globetrotters perform and deliver an important message. Briana “Hoops” Green demonstrated ball tricks and taught Globetrotter moves to students and teachers while schoolmates clapped and cheered. Hoops is the fifteenth female player in the history of the Globetrotters organization. Hoops… [Read More]

Rufus King captures title in MPS Battle of the Drumlines

December 13, 2019

Crowds were cheering at Riverside University High School on Saturday, December 7, 2019, when MPS drumlines faced off in the annual Battle of the Drumlines. Students gave their best effort with precision drumming, footwork, showmanship, and stick tricks to present a thrilling competition. Congratulations to the Rufus King Varsity Drumline, who took home the first… [Read More]