Education Archives

MPS hosts College Decision Days to celebrate graduates

May 19, 2022

As graduations draw near, MPS high school seniors are sharing their plans to attend college or technical school, enter military service, earn certificates, and embark on apprenticeships. To celebrate students’ plans, 24 MPS high schools hosted College Decision Day events from May 2–10, 2022. Each school planned an individual ceremony, with some events in person… [Read More]

MPS hosts 49th Biennial Music Festival

May 12, 2022

Last week, hundreds of MPS students from more than 70 schools across the district assembled at the UWM Panther Arena and filled it with music! Children in grades 1 through 12 performed in orchestras, bands, and choirs as proud parents and visitors took in their beautiful music on May 4 and 5, 2022. The festival… [Read More]

Milwaukee Board of School Directors Notice of Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2023

May 5, 2022

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the provisions of section 119.16 (8) (a) of the Wisconsin Statutes, the Milwaukee Board of School Directors will give public hearing on the proposed Fiscal Year 2023 budgets on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 5:30 P.M.

MPS hosts two events on May 7: Language Festival, Refugee and Immigrant Fair

April 28, 2022

Join us for two exciting events to celebrate language and culture! Milwaukee Public Schools will host two events on Saturday, May 7, 2022, for families and the community. MPS Language Festival The MPS Language Festival will offer informational booths, live performances, and a special ceremony to honor graduating seniors who will receive the Seal of… [Read More]

Two MPS schools receive Green Ribbon School recognition

April 28, 2022

To mark Earth Day on April 22, 2022, the U.S. Department of Education announced a list of 27 schools across the country to receive recognition for efforts at reducing environmental impact and improving the health of schools. Of the five Wisconsin schools to be honored, two schools are part of Milwaukee Public Schools: A. E…. [Read More]

MPS reinstates face mask mandate

April 21, 2022

Face masks were optional at Milwaukee Public Schools for one full school day. The school district announced Tuesday April 19, 2022, that masks will once again be mandatory for students and staff in all district buildings. The policy took effect Wednesday, April 20, 2022 . In a news release, the district said the decision was… [Read More]

Sign up now for Summer Academy!

April 14, 2022

Summer Academy will be here before we know it! Sign up now to reserve your spot. MPS has summer programs for students in K5 through grade 12. Summer programs are free for students living in the city of Milwaukee; students living outside the city of Milwaukee can attend by paying a fee. Elementary students (K5–… [Read More]

MPS offers new Employee Assistance Program

April 7, 2022

Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) is offering a new Employee Assistance Program (EAP). This new benefit through FEI Workforce Resilience can help you strengthen your well-being and overcome some of life’s most common challenges. When you have the support you need, everyone benefits. We have stronger employees, families, and workplaces. EAP counselors are accessible day or… [Read More]

MPS shifts to mask-optional policy beginning April 18, 2022

March 31, 2022

Beginning April 18, 2022, masks will no longer be required for students and staff in Milwaukee Public Schools and buildings. The wearing of masks will be optional at all MPS locations. The decision was made on March 24, 2022, during the regular monthly meeting of the Milwaukee Board of School Directors. Discussion included analysis of… [Read More]

Milwaukee Academy of Science Youth win Silver Ball during State Championship

March 24, 2022

On Saturday, March 19, 2022, 20 bright and talented young men of color from Milwaukee Academy of Science competed for WIAAWI Division 4 Basketball State Championship and won the “Silver Ball,” in Madison. Most of the young men on the Novas team are freshman. They have worked incredibly hard this year to get where they… [Read More]