Milwaukee Public Schools Archives

#StayReadyMPS campaign keeps student-athletes engaged during fall sports postponement

September 24, 2020

This fall, Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) Athletics wanted to find a way to reach student-athletes while navigating a virtual start to the school year and a postponed athletics season. The newly launched #StayReadyMPS Virtual Engagement Campaign is expected to do just that. Starting Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, the MPS Athletics team will engage student-athletes through… [Read More]

MPS Head Start invites children ages 3 and 4

September 17, 2020

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]

We’re open! Visit your nearest Twilight Center this fall

September 17, 2020

MPS and Milwaukee Recreation know how integral our Twilight Centers are to providing safe spaces for our young people. This fall, we invite young people to visit our seven Twilight Centers around the city on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings. Twilight Centers offer opportunities for young people to safely spend time with friends through open… [Read More]

MPS offers support systems during virtual learning

September 10, 2020

The new virtual school year has begun, and MPS has supports for students and families who are embarking on online learning. Find the help you need for a successful school year! Answers to many questions can be found on the MPS website or the MPS School Reopening website. For questions about your child’s progress, grades,… [Read More]

New MPS school year begins with virtual learning

September 3, 2020

Students started school Tuesday, September 1, 2020, for MPS schools on the traditional calendar. All students will begin virtual learning to start the semester safely from home. Families and students should check for communications from their schools to be sure they are ready for the first day of class. Each child’s teacher or school is… [Read More]

Milwaukee Public Schools reopening plan approved by Board of School Directors

July 23, 2020

Milwaukee Public Schools’ (MPS) phased-in reopening recommendation for the 2020-21 school year was unanimously approved by the Milwaukee Board of School Directors. The Board, in a 7-2 vote, also approved to maintain the early and traditional start calendars for the school year. The phased-in approach includes, Phase 1-full remote learning, Phase 2-hybird learning, and Phase… [Read More]

MPS recommends remote learning to start school year

July 16, 2020

Plan to be presented to school board Thursday On Tuesday, July 14, 2020, Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Keith Posley recommended no in-person classes to start the 2020-2021 school year. MPS has outlined three instructional model scenarios and a three-phase return model that begins with virtual learning for all students in the fall of 2020…. [Read More]

Looking for child care near you?

July 16, 2020

Looking for child care options near you this summer? Milwaukee Recreation has openings at sites across the city. Milwaukee Recreation has select availability remaining in our Child Care Camps, Community Learning Centers (CLCs), and Safe Places. These programs – offered in nearly 50 locations around Milwaukee – safely provide academic support, enrichment, and recreation to… [Read More]

Head Start students can access learning at home in July

July 16, 2020

To help our youngest students continue learning, the MPS Head Start program is now offering summer activities available at home. For the month of July, families can help their children learn through Google Classroom. Children ages 3 and 4 who were enrolled in Head Start in spring will have access. The program is available July… [Read More]

MPS discusses reopening plan, includes 3 possible scenarios

July 9, 2020

Milwaukee Public Schools is discussing reopening plans for students come fall. The district released three potential scenarios on Thursday, June 25, 2020. These options come days after the department of public instruction released its report earlier of templates schools could follow. But ultimately – the district has to decide what is best for them. Many… [Read More]