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Greater Milwaukee Urban League helps welcome Auer Avenue students back-to-school

September 22, 2022

On Tuesday, September 6, 2022, the Greater Milwaukee Urban League (GMUL) and the Auer Avenue Community School staff welcomed the 2022/2023 class of students back to school with a red carpet celebration, to help kick off the school year. Auer Ave. Teachers, GMUL volunteers and other members of the community gathered to cheer on students… [Read More]

School starts September 6; MPS offers back-to-school tips

September 8, 2022

Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) wants to help students get the new school year off to a great start! Families can take important steps to help get students ready for a successful year. Sleep is important! Over the long weekend, help children practice getting to bed on time. Wake up children a little earlier each day… [Read More]

Five effective ways to keep school germs at a minimum

August 25, 2022

By Brittany Wright Many children have already gone back to school and there are lots of exciting transitions happening. Change is always good but the weather changing, in conjunction with being introduced to new germs can spell disaster for your child’s immune system. Most parents know that when your child is sick it’s only a… [Read More]

Five tips to help your child with back-to-school anxiety

August 18, 2022

Nervousness and anxiety are normal It’s that time again. As summer winds down, we find ourselves wandering along store aisles, kids in tow, clutching the new school supply lists. Are your kids excited about a new school year? Are they nervous? Do you think they might have some back-toschool anxiety? To help your child with… [Read More]

Let’s do this! Middle and high schools start Monday, August 15

August 11, 2022

Milwaukee Public School hopes families had a great summer. Principals, teachers, and staff are ready to welcome students back! School Administration Chief Dr. Katrice Cotton is primed for Day #1. “The MPS facilities crew has worked throughout the summer refreshing our classrooms. School leaders just completed three days of brilliant training. We are grateful and… [Read More]

Five ways to help your child make the back-to-school transition

August 4, 2022

For many families, it’s that time of year when students return to school. Parents and children are adjusting to starting school, whether that involves going to a new school or transitioning back to their previous school. This can be easy for some families, while others may be worried or anxious about how their child will… [Read More]

Back-to-school shopping will average $661 per student this year thanks to inflation

July 21, 2022

Returning to school in-person means a fresh, new look and new supplies for most students, but thanks to decades-high inflation it’s breaking the bank for their parents. That’s according to Deloitte’s 2022 back-to-school survey, which finds parents plan to spend $661 per child, on average, for back-to-school shopping this year, up 8 percent from 2021… [Read More]

Growing number of COVID-19 cases in children as Milwaukee heads back to school

September 9, 2021

As students head back to class in Milwaukee, there is growing concern among health experts as COVID-19 case numbers rise in children. More than 30,000 kids on the early start calendar at Milwaukee Public Schools are already in their second week back in class. In two days, that number will more than double as the… [Read More]

MUL welcomes students and families back-to-school

September 2, 2021

On Saturday, August 28, 2021, the Milwaukee Urban League (MUL) and its generous partners Great Lakes Coca-Cola, Target, Spectrum, Nosotros Hair Studio, Pretty Girls Are Educated, Sharp Literacy, Walgreen’s and America’s Black Holocaust Museum joined together to prepare students and their families for a fun and successful start to the 2021-22 school year. MUL’s “Family… [Read More]

Northwest Funeral Home hosts ‘Annual Back-to-School Book Bag Give-Away’

August 26, 2021

On Saturday, August 21, 2021, Northwest Funeral Chapel hosted its annual “Back-to-School Book Bag Give- A-Way,” at the Northwest Family Activity and Event Center, 4034 West Good Hope Rd. This year the children not only received free back packs to start the new school year; there were also free school supplies, reading books, flu shots,… [Read More]