Milwaukee Public Schools Archives

MPS Athletics celebrates renovated Pulaski and Vincent stadiums

September 12, 2019

Milwaukee Public Schools continues its commitment to improving athletic facilities for its students and surrounding community by reopening the renovated Pulaski Stadium and Vincent Stadium. On Thursday, Sept. 5, the district officially reopened Pulaski Stadium at halftime of the Bay View-Pulaski varsity football game. The stadium received synthetic turf, new goal posts, soccer goals, and… [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]

Take our community survey and attend a public listening session

September 5, 2019

MPS needs your voice! Take our survey and attend a listening session. District leaders want the opinions of students, families, educators, staff, and the community to help envision the future of the district. The vision of Milwaukee Public Schools is to provide an equitable educational environment that is child-centered, supports achievement, and respects and embraces… [Read More]

Milwaukee Recreation celebrates Columbia Playfield grand reopening

August 22, 2019

Milwaukee Recreation reopened its renovated Columbia Playfield on Saturday, August 17, 2019, to unveil the playfield’s newly constructed basketball courts, play structures, splash pad, and walking path. The celebration included MPS Superintendent Dr. Keith P. Posley, Mayor Tom Barrett, district officials, community stakeholders, and children from the surrounding neighborhood. “Our young people learn through play,… [Read More]

Vincent students take part in animal judging at Wisconsin State Fair

August 15, 2019

Students in the Vincent High School agriculture program turned in their final exams last week at the Wisconsin State Fair. Five high schoolers have worked all year raising animals in preparation for judging at the fair. Their journey began in spring when students selected and purchased the lambs and calves that have been part of… [Read More]

Register now for Head Start

August 1, 2019

If your child is 3 or 4 years old, it’s time for their learning journey to begin! Children who attend preschool, Head Start, or an early learning program are more prepared for kindergarten and are more successful in school. Help your child succeed— register for MPS Head Start now! Head Start is a free program… [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]

Student-made ice cream to be featured at Purple Door Ice Cream

July 18, 2019

Students to visit Walker’s Points store to see winning ice cream for sale Milwaukee Public Schools and The Bartolotta Restaurants hosted the third annual ice cream-making competition in April. Four teams, totaling more than 20 students, competed in this fun and educational contest from all four MPS culinary arts schools: Bay View High School, James… [Read More]

MPS breaks ground on green spaces initiative to improve schools and neighborhoods

July 11, 2019

On Tuesday, July 9, 2019, Milwaukee Public Schools, together with generous funders and community partners, announced a multi-million dollar investment in Milwaukee schools and neighborhoods. As part of an ongoing cycle, the district is beginning work that will reduce pavement and increase green space at four MPS schools, adding to several previous projects. Improvements will… [Read More]

Four MPS schools are approved to pursue IB authorization

July 11, 2019

After countless hours of preparation, four MPS schools will begin the journey toward International Baccalaureate (IB) authorization. Academia de Lenguaje y Bellas Artes (ALBA), Marvin Pratt Elementary School, Gilbert Stuart School, and Morse Middle School will spend the next two to five years implementing the IB program and undergoing evaluations. ALBA, Pratt, and Stuart are… [Read More]