Rufus King Archives

North- King Stepping Together—United at a 50 year class reunion

August 4, 2022

In 2017, Brenda Wilkerson from North Division High School and Warren McIver from Rufus King High School got together and talked about the low turnout from their 40th individual class reunions. They discussed trying a combined class reunion and making it a Grand Celebration. Each took the idea back to their individual committees. Brenda and… [Read More]

Teacher Kelly O’Keefe Boettcher honored for dedication to Dr. King

January 24, 2019

At Rufus King International Baccalaureate High School on Friday, January 18, 2019, teacher Kelly O’Keefe Boettcher was surprised in front of her class by Principal Tanzanique Carrington and representatives from the Marcus Center. O’Keefe Boettcher was honored as 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Teacher of the Year for her dedication to teaching students about… [Read More]

Four MPS schools continue to make list of top schools in the state

May 17, 2018

Four MPS high schools are celebrating the release of the U.S. News and World Report list of top high schools. Rufus King International High School is the top-rated Milwaukee school on the list, being ranked 9th in the state and also earning a Silver Medal as a high-performing school. Silver Medals also went to Milwaukee… [Read More]

Sydnee Roby is Gatorade® WI Girls’ Basketball Player of the Year

March 29, 2018

One of the most prestigious awards in high school sports has been bestowed upon Sydnee Roby, a junior at Rufus King International High School. Sydnee was selected from hundreds of student athletes based on her athletic excellence, academic achievement, and exemplary character. The winners were announced to the public on Facebook Live. Sydnee maintains a… [Read More]

Governor, state supt. nominate Rufus King for national ACT award

May 11, 2013

MPS’ Rufus King International School, state’s high school nominee, honored in Madison Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Wisconsin Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers have nominated Milwaukee Public Schools’ Rufus King International School for ACT’s national College and Career Transition Award. The state selected Rufus King, ranked among the best high schools in Wisconsin in… [Read More]