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School supply drive supports thousands of students

September 26, 2019

Thousands of students were smiling as backpacks and school supplies were delivered to 46 MPS schools this month. Thanks to the generosity of the Milwaukee community, many children have the supplies they need for a successful school year. On behalf of our students, teachers, families, and staff, thank you, Milwaukee! A record number of schools… [Read More]

Milwaukee North Sunrise Rotary Club welcomes MPS students back to school

September 5, 2019

On Tuesday, September 3, 2019, The Milwaukee North Sunrise Rotary Club (MNSRC) welcomed students back to school at two separate Milwaukee Public School locations – Brown Street Academy, 2029 North 20th St. and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School, 3275 North 3rd St. Club members welcomed students to the first day of the 2019-20… [Read More]

MPS students walk the red carpet back to school

September 5, 2019

With the drumline from Reagan High School drumming a lively beat, students at MPS Parkside School of the Arts marched, strutted, and strolled along a red carpet to make their way into school for the start of the new year. Dr. Keith P. Posley, Governor Tony Evers, the Milwaukee Board of School Directors, and others… [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League fills backpacks for ‘Stuff the Bag’ event

August 29, 2019

On Tuesday, July 30, 2019, The Milwaukee Urban League (MUL) staff, the MUL Guild, and the MUL Young Professionals teamed together with Merrill Lynch Financial Advisors for a “Stuff the Bags” back-to-school service project. The volunteers filled more than 140 backpacks to be distributed to schools in MUL’s neighborhood schools program, including OW Holmes, Auer… [Read More]

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]

Back to School? What Parents Should Do!

September 6, 2018

Sponsored by: Hupy & Abraham, S.C. Back-to-school time means many different things depending on who you are. If you’re not a parent, it can simply mean more traffic during your morning commute. But for parents, back-to-school season means new classes, new schools for some and the potential exposure to new risks of injury. In order… [Read More]

Healthy eyes for back to school

September 6, 2018

By Dr. Linda Chous Chief Eye Care Officer, United Healthcare Back-to-school season is in full swing and an ideal time to get your child’s eyes checked. Good eye health is important, in part because 80 percent of what children learn is through their eyes. The American Optometric Association recommends that a child’s first comprehensive eye… [Read More]

Northwest Funeral Home hosts annual ‘Back-to-School Book Bag Give-A-Way’

August 31, 2018

On Saturday, August 25, 2018, 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, hair… [Read More]