Archives for March 2012

MPS young women learn about water, science careers at Discovery World event

MILWAUKEE – More than 100 young women who attend Milwaukee Public Schools high schools spent Thursday at Discovery World learning about careers in science, the importance of clean water and Milwaukee’s role as a fresh water hub. The “Building the Water Generation” event coincided with United Nations World Water Day. Discovery World has been designated […]

MSO giving away tickets for show featuring champion fiddler to MPS families

MILWAUKEE — The New York Times calls her “the Jimi Hendrix of the violin.” Eileen Ivers has been named all-Ireland fiddle champion nine times. And now the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra is giving away 100 tickets for its Sunday show featuring her to MPS families. To take advantage of the MSO Pops show featuring Ivers, families should […]

¡Negociaciones, tutoría y un torneo de basketball!

Esta semana en Madison, la legislatura del estado aprobó una resolución a favor de un periodo de 30 días para negociaciones entre el distrito y el sindicato de maestros MTEA sobre sueldos y beneficios.  Hubo una gran cantidad de cobertura de prensa sobre este tema, pero no hubo realmente un debate en la legislatura de […]

Prom with a special theme

Washington High School will sparkle with decorations on Friday, March 16, as the campus once again hosts a prom for students with disabilities.   The theme this year for the event is “The Mystic Orient”. Organizers say it is a great chance to mingle with students they may already know from Special Olympics as well as from other […]

WIAA Update for Friday, March 16

The Rufus King boys team advances to the WIAA State Tournament in Madison.   King will play Oshkosh North at approximately 8:15 p.m., or 20 minutes after the end of the first Division I game on Friday, March 16. If King wins, the team will play for the Division 1 championship on Saturday, March 17 in Madison at approximately 8:15 p.m. against […]

“Braille Games” set for March 16th at Gaenslen School

Milwaukee, WI – WTBBL, ABLE Inc. and Vision Forward Association are pleased to host the 10th Annual Braille Games onFriday, March 16, 2012.  The event, which strengthens children’s Braille skills through creative, recreational competition, will take place from 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Gaenslen School,1250 E. Burleigh Street in Milwaukee.  Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett […]