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MPS students get a special learning experience on the life of Jackie Robinson

May 3, 2013

Pictured (from left) are MPS superintendent Dr. Gregory Thornton, Sharon Robinson (daughter of Jackie Robinson), Commissioner of Baseball Bud Selig and students from Roosevelt Middle School in Milwaukee, after a special screening of the movie “42”.

MPS-led robotics team heading to world championship after competing against 52 others, winning chairman’s award

April 28, 2013

A robotics team led by Milwaukee Public Schools students is headed to the FIRST Robotics World Championship in St. Louis starting Wednesday, April 17, 2013 after competing against 52 other teams to win the prestigious Chairman’s Award at the Midwest Regional in Chicago. MPS-led “Team 1675″ is headed to the FIRST Robotics World Championship after… [Read More]

Hi-Mount School students are ‘Present to Learn’

April 21, 2013

Hi-Mount Community School has embraced a school wide attendance program entitled Present to Learn. The program is designed after the game Bingo. Each day when all students are present, the class will post a letter from the phrase “Present to Learn.” The school is proud to announce that Mrs. Seewald’s third graders from room 14… [Read More]

‘Five Star Food & Wine Evening’ scheduled for Thursday, April 18

April 12, 2013

Cuisine prepared by Milwaukee Area Technical College culinary arts, and baking and pastry arts students highlights the annual “Five Star Food & Wine Evening,” set for Thursday, April 18, from 5-8 p.m. on the sixth floor of the Main Building at MATC’s Downtown Milwaukee Campus, 1015 N. 6th St. The event features seafood; hors d’oeuvres;… [Read More]

Nearly 500 MPS students to explore careers in IT, engineering

April 10, 2013

By Tony Tagliavia Nearly 500 Milwaukee Public Schools middle- and high-school students spent Wednesday, March 27, 2013 getting hands-on insight into higher education and careers in information technology and engineering thanks in part to more than 20 business and community partners. The partners were presenters at this spring’s “iFair,” hosted by Harley-Davidson Motor Company and… [Read More]

Case IH donates two tractors, utility vehicle, front loader to new Vincent urban agriculture program

April 10, 2013

MPS Superintendent Dr. Gregory Thornton tries out the new equipment. By Tony Tagliavia Urban Agriculture students at Milwaukee Public Schools’ Harold S. Vincent High School will soon be able to turn acres of their campus into an open-air classroom thanks to a generous donation from Racine-based Case IH announced Thursday, March 28, 2013. Case IH,… [Read More]

Parkview Elementary School presents African American History Program ‘Rooted in the Past, Growing Toward the Future’

March 28, 2013

Parkview Elementary School presents African American History Program The faculty, staff and parents of students attending Parkview Elementary School held their Annual Black History program on Friday, February 15, 2013. “Rooted in the Past, Growing Towards the Future” was the theme for the event. Staff and students shared poetry reading, dance, song and drama skits…. [Read More]

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee students often get hands-on experience in their field while earning a degree

December 20, 2012

UW-Milwaukee Community Column Two of this December’s top graduates – Nick Robinson and Otoniel Encarnacion – used that combination of work and study to find success. Robinson is graduating with a master’s degree in architecture and Encarnacion with a BBA in Finance. Throughout Encarnacion’s college career, he worked full time or near full time while… [Read More]