Milwaukee Public Schools Archives

Join our team–MPS is hiring teachers and school staff for Fall 2022

June 30, 2022

Become part of the Milwaukee Public Schools family! MPS is hiring for Fall 2022. Do you want to make a difference for Milwaukee students by providing an exceptional education or supporting schools? MPS is seeking motivated teachers, paraprofessionals to support teachers, building operations and maintenance staff, and kitchen and cafeteria staff. MPS will host hiring… [Read More]

MPS Senior Send-off helps students take next steps

June 23, 2022

Milwaukee Public Schools hosted its annual Senior Send-off on Friday, June 17, at Rufus King International High School. The event helps students celebrate the end of high school and the start of new adventures in college and career. Class of 2022 graduates attended to enjoy food, music, games, and great prizes for a dorm room… [Read More]

Group wants Milwaukee Public Schools superintendent fired

June 9, 2022

There are calls for the superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools to be fired. A group of demonstrators protested Tuesday, June 7, 2022, outside MPS headquarters. They want Superintendent Dr. Keith Posley fired. They also want a number of board members replaced. The group, Community Takeover of Milwaukee Public Schools, said this all started in January… [Read More]

MPS celebrates Graduation Week 2022

June 2, 2022

Congratulations, Milwaukee Public Schools graduates! This week marks in-person graduation ceremonies for all MPS high schools. We are especially proud of our students this year after bouncing back from the pandemic, re-engaging in learning, and developing ways to study, learn, and be successful. Graduations are taking place May 31 to June 3, 2022, at Obama… [Read More]

MPS celebrates valedictorians and salutatorians

June 2, 2022

Congratulations to all MPS valedictorians and salutatorians! As we celebrate graduation, MPS wants to recognize its highest-achieving 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! MPS Class of 2022 Valedictorians and… [Read More]

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]

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]