Dr. Keith P. Posley Archives

FAFSA: Mom describes this crucial step on the path to college

October 31, 2019

As the cost of college continues to rise and families worry about how to pay the tuition bill, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is one of the most important steps on the path to college. By filling out the FAFSA, families receive a report of all federal money available to help finance… [Read More]

MPS celebrates National School Lunch Week

October 23, 2019

Students at Allen-Field and Fratney schools received a surprise lunch companion on October 17. MPS Superintendent Dr. Keith P. Posley stopped in to enjoy chicken, gravy, and mashed potatoes alongside students in celebration of School Lunch Week. Posley took part in a lively discussion about favorite foods and lunch items. Every student in MPS receives… [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]

Rev. James W. Spann II Foundation hosts 18th Annual Scholarship Luncheon

June 6, 2019

The 18th Annual Reverend James W. Spann II Scholarship Luncheon was held on Saturday, May 25, 2019, at the Four Points Sheraton Milwaukee Airport, 5311 South Howell Ave. Six high school seniors were awarded scholarships to assist with their college education and career plans. The keynote speaker for the event was Milwaukee Public School Superintendent… [Read More]

MPS celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week

May 9, 2019

Thank you to every one of the more than 5,000 teachers who work for MPS! Our students, families, and the community appreciate the dedication and hard work that teachers put in every day. Teaching can be a balancing act of academics, safety, behavior, and student needs, but the majority of teachers say they love their… [Read More]

MPS shows modest improvement on state report card

November 15, 2018

Dozens of Milwaukee Public Schools showed signs of improvement on the 2017-18 state report cards released Tuesday, November 13, 2018, by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Thirty-four MPS schools improved their category rating compared to the 2016-17 report cards. Nine additional schools were ranked in the significantly exceeds expectations, exceeds expectations, or meets expectations… [Read More]

Keith Posley named permanent MPS superintendent

October 11, 2018

Just months into his term as interim superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools, Dr. Keith Posley has been named to the permanent post. Milwaukee school board members voted unanimously Tuesday, October 9, 2018, to offer Posley the position. “It just seemed like a natural fit,” said MPS board President Mark Sain. “He’s a homegrown talent who… [Read More]

Survive Alive House kicks off ‘National Fire Prevention Week’

October 11, 2018

On Monday, October. 8, 2018, MPS students, local dignitaries, and experienced Milwaukee firefighters kicked off the 2018 National Fire Prevention Week at the Survive Alive House with fire safety lessons from Mayor Tom Barrett, MPS superintendent Dr. Keith P. Posley, MPS School Board President Mark Sain, and Fire Chief Mark Rohlfing. Second grade students from… [Read More]

Milwaukee Exposure & Explorer Project hosts 9th Annual Luncheon

September 13, 2018

On Sunday, September 9, 2018, the Milwaukee Exposure and Explorer Project (MEEP) hosted its 9th Annual Luncheon for Education at the Four Points Sheraton, 8900 N. Kildeer Court. The event serves to honor all the volunteers and supporters of the MEEP program. The event also serves as a fundraiser for the MEEP program. MEEP was… [Read More]

First day of school at Milwaukee Public Schools

September 13, 2018

Dear MPS Students and Families, With much enthusiasm and excitement, I welcome you back for another great school year with Milwaukee Public Schools! The start of the new school year is one of my favorite times of year. It’s a fresh start for our students, families, and staff, and is the perfect time to recommit… [Read More]