Education Archives

Rufus King seniors earn full rides to Notre Dame, including QuestBridge match

June 25, 2020

Congratulations to Rufus King International School seniors Jordan Anderson, who will attend the University of Notre Dame as a Quest- Bridge scholar, and David Akinsanya, also heading for Notre Dame on a full-ride scholarship. Both recently celebrated their graduations from King and are beginning to prepare for their first college semester. Rufus King grads Jordan… [Read More]

MPS celebrates valedictorians and salutatorians

June 11, 2020

Congratulations to all MPS valedictorians and salutatorians! As we celebrate graduation during pandemic conditions, MPS wants to recognize these hard-working students. We are especially proud of the young women and men who have excelled and attained the highest grades in their class. Please join us in congratulating all our valedictorians and salutatorians! Key: School Name… [Read More]

MPS honors graduates with a week-long celebration

May 28, 2020

Graduation is always an exciting time in Milwaukee Public Schools! This year, MPS will recognize seniors with a weeklong celebration of virtual graduation ceremonies. Graduates and their families will be able to watch their school’s class president, valedictorian, salutatorian, commencement speakers, and principal, and view photos of their classmates during the full-length virtual programs. “We… [Read More]

MPS Summer Academy goes online for June and July

May 28, 2020

Summer provides a critical learning window for many MPS students. To support credit recovery and other learning needs, Summer Academy will take place through an online platform this year. High schoolers and current 8th-graders on the early start calendar as well as students in Extended School Year can attend one or both sessions. Grades K5–7… [Read More]

M³ Honors MPS Seniors Graduating with Early College Credit

May 28, 2020

The latest class of Milwaukee Public Schools high school seniors to complete the M³ early college program was honored with a virtual ceremony, capping a year of growth for the trailblazing partnership involving Milwaukee’s three largest public education institutions. M³ (pronounced M-Cubed) is a joint initiative among the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee Area Technical College… [Read More]

Reagan and North Division recognized for excellence in NAF program

May 21, 2020

Congratulations to Ronald Wilson Reagan College Preparatory High School for earning Distinguished Level and to North Division High School for earning Model Level from the NAF Education Network. Both schools submitted extensive program records and hosted site visits with National Academy Foundation (NAF) leadership and experts to earn these distinctions. The NAF program promotes college… [Read More]

Chromebook support helps students access online learning

May 14, 2020

Distribution of Chromebooks to MPS families is underway, with many students already receiving technology to continue learning at home. The district is offering support to families to help students use their Chromebooks and access the Internet. Families who have not yet received a Chromebook should contact their child’s principal. An appointment will be set for… [Read More]

Margaret Roushar of Parkview selected to receive Twilight Award

May 14, 2020

During Teacher Appreciation Week, Chance the Rapper is shining a light on teachers through The Twilight Awards, a special program to thank teachers for all they do. Through three live broadcasts on Instagram, Chance the Rapper will surprise teachers with supplies, donations, and more on behalf of Box Tops for Education. Teachers were selected by… [Read More]

Social distancing at home? Educational tips to help keep your kids occupied

May 7, 2020

Due to the growing concerns around coronavirus disease (COVID-19), many school across the nation are temporarily closed. While you are at home with your family, you may be wondering how to keep your children occupied. The good news is, there are plenty of free online resources to keep them busy with creative educational games and… [Read More]

National Park Service awards $7.7 million in grants to historically Black colleges and universities

April 30, 2020

Grants will preserve historic structures on HBCU campuses in 12 states The National Park Service (NPS) announced on Friday, April 24, 2020, $7.7 million in grants to 18 projects in 12 states for the preservation of historic structures on campuses of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Since the 1990s, the National Park Service has… [Read More]