Milwaukee Public Schools Archives

Milwaukee Public Schools postpones return to in-person learning

January 13, 2022

All MPS schools will remain virtual until Tuesday, January 18, 2022 Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) has announced that the return to in-person learning for MPS students will be postponed until Tuesday, January 18, 2022. The decision was made after a vote by the Milwaukee Board of School Directors during their special session Thursday, January 6,… [Read More]

MPS shifts to virtual learning January 4–7, 2022

January 6, 2022

Milwaukee Public Schools is taking proactive steps to promote student and staff safety as the omicron variant of COVID-19 spreads. MPS schools will shift to virtual learning January 4–7, 2022. Important details are provided below. MPS virtual student/ school-based staff will report to their usual work locations on the morning of January 4 and will… [Read More]

Carver Academy library is dedicated to Joyce A. Hall

December 16, 2021

A lifetime of service to Milwaukee Public Schools students has led to an extraordinary honor at George Washington Carver Academy. This week, in a formal dedication ceremony, the school library was renamed in honor of Joyce A. Hall, a teacher and volunteer for nearly 60 years. Hall and her family were in attendance as local… [Read More]

MPS receives WHPE Advocacy Award

December 9, 2021

Wisconsin Health and Physical Education, Inc. (WHPE), which is the state’s professional association for health and physical educators, has announced that Milwaukee Public Schools is the recipient of the 2021 Advocacy Award. Each year, WHPE presents a number of awards for teachers of the year, outstanding service, career achievement, and more. The Advocacy Award is… [Read More]

Winter Guide Registration begins Dec. 7 for city of Milwaukee residents

December 2, 2021

Milwaukee Recreation provides fun and affordable activities for all ages and abilities. This winter, join us for a variety of programs at locations throughout the city! Visit to view the full Winter 2021-22 Recreation Guide. Participants are encouraged to register for our wide range of programs, including aquatics, cooking, fitness, outdoor education, music, driver… [Read More]

Five MPS schools unveil new schoolyards

November 25, 2021

Students at five MPS schools now have access to outdoor classrooms, new activities, and natural areas to relax and learn. In October, new school yards were unveiled and celebrated at Academy of Accelerated Learning, Allen-Field Elementary, Bay View Montessori, La Escuela Fratney, and North Division High School. Beginning in 2018, MPS and partners embarked on… [Read More]

Substitute teachers needed across the district

November 18, 2021

Do you love working with children? Would you like to support student success in classrooms? Join MPS school teams by working as a substitute teacher! Subs are needed across the district for all age levels and will earn $200 per day. Substitute teachers have flexible hours and get to choose the days and locations they… [Read More]

MPS celebrates School Psychology Week November 8–12, 2021

November 11, 2021

National School Psychology Week is being celebrated November 8–12, 2021. Promoted by the National Association of School Psychologists since 2002, this annual observance celebrates the work of school psychologists in supporting student wellness, achievement, and personal growth. MPS currently employs about 163 school psychologists, all of whom have a master’s degree or doctoral degree and… [Read More]

Superintendent of Schools supports students in Milwaukee Recreation’s youth sports leagues

November 11, 2021

On Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Keith Posley visited Milwaukee Recreation’s youth sports sites to cheer on teams participating in fall leagues. His first stop was Bradley Tech High School to watch the girls basketball teams from Wedgewood and Lincoln Center of the Arts square off on the court. Afterwards, Dr. Posley… [Read More]

Trowbridge School to make the transition to virtual learning

November 4, 2021

Milwaukee Public Schools has taken an active step to ensure the safety of its students and staff. Trowbridge Street School of Great Lakes Studies has moved to virtual learning Tuesday, November 2, and will return to in-person learning on Friday, November 12, 2021. Trowbridge School’s students, families, and staff were first notified about the transition… [Read More]