Education Archives

North Division Alumni Association helps launch 2019-20 school year

August 15, 2019

On Monday, August 12, 2019, North Division Alumni Association members, North Division staff, and volunteers from the community gathered at North Division High School, 1011 W. Center St., for their annual Back-To-School Rally. The alumni, staff, and volunteers welcomed the students back to school with cheers and high-fives to start the new school year off… [Read More]

Vincent students take part in animal judging at Wisconsin State Fair

August 15, 2019

Students in the Vincent High School agriculture program turned in their final exams last week at the Wisconsin State Fair. Five high schoolers have worked all year raising animals in preparation for judging at the fair. Their journey began in spring when students selected and purchased the lambs and calves that have been part of… [Read More]

Register now for Head Start

August 1, 2019

If your child is 3 or 4 years old, it’s time for their learning journey to begin! Children who attend preschool, Head Start, or an early learning program are more prepared for kindergarten and are more successful in school. Help your child succeed— register for MPS Head Start now! Head Start is a free program… [Read More]

“An extension of the classroom”: Dr. Posley visits recreation sites

August 1, 2019

“An extension of the classroom.” Those were MPS Superintendent Dr. Keith P. Posley’s fitting words as he left the second of the two Milwaukee Recreation sites he visited on Thursday, July 25. This summer, Dr. Posley once again took a tour of Recreation programs, this time visiting the Express Yourself MKE studio and the Girls… [Read More]

UWM coach discusses why passing the chemistry test matters

July 25, 2019

By Pat Baldwin Men’s basketball coach University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee I think most coaches, no matter the sport, would say good team chemistry is an important element of success. Really, wherever people work together, whether it is in a corporate setting, a committee, or a volunteer or church activity, positive chemistry within the group leads to… [Read More]

Student-made ice cream to be featured at Purple Door Ice Cream

July 18, 2019

Students to visit Walker’s Points store to see winning ice cream for sale Milwaukee Public Schools and The Bartolotta Restaurants hosted the third annual ice cream-making competition in April. Four teams, totaling more than 20 students, competed in this fun and educational contest from all four MPS culinary arts schools: Bay View High School, James… [Read More]

Four MPS schools are approved to pursue IB authorization

July 11, 2019

After countless hours of preparation, four MPS schools will begin the journey toward International Baccalaureate (IB) authorization. Academia de Lenguaje y Bellas Artes (ALBA), Marvin Pratt Elementary School, Gilbert Stuart School, and Morse Middle School will spend the next two to five years implementing the IB program and undergoing evaluations. ALBA, Pratt, and Stuart are… [Read More]

Summer reading offers a cool way to relax and learn

July 11, 2019

Reading is a great way to pass the summer! Books offer adventure, mystery, humor, exotic places, interesting characters, and more. When the weather is hot, find a cool spot and curl up with a good book. Reading during the summer is also shown to help students start strong in fall when they go back to… [Read More]

Midwest Bible College Graduation 2019

July 4, 2019

Midwest Bible College (MBC) celebrated another wonderful school year at its 16th graduation on Friday, June 7, 2019. Forty-five students received their Associates, Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Biblical Studies. Three of these students completed their studies online. Six additional students will receive their degrees at a special ceremony in Uganda, Africa at the… [Read More]

Stories from new UW-Milwaukee graduates inspire us all

June 27, 2019

By Mark A. Mone Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee As summer gets underway, we are so proud of all the graduates from around our city. Whether someone is graduating from kindergarten, eighth grade, high school or college, these are important and life-changing accomplishments. Just last month, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee held its 120th Commencement ceremony. More… [Read More]