Archives for April 2012

Reagan students’ art on display at the state Capitol

MILWAUKEE — Art created by students at Milwaukee Public Schools’ Ronald Reagan College Preparatory High School is on display at high-profile location this week: the rotunda at the Wisconsin State Capitol. The pieces will remain on display at the Capitol, 2 E. Main Street, Madison, through April 8. Those pieces are the result of a […]

9 countries, 13 languages, one stage for Story multicultural program

MILWAUKEE – Students born in nine different countries who speak 13 different native languages and all attend Milwaukee Public Schools’ Story School shared a stage at the school Wednesday night for a multicultural program. “We have a very diverse population here, including a number of recent immigrants,” said Susan Russell, a special education teacher at […]

Supt. Thornton statement regarding MTEA vote

MILWAUKEE  – Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Gregory Thornton issued the following statement Tuesday following a vote by teachers in the district not to modify their contract approved in 2010: “We’re grateful for the opportunity given to us by the MTEA (Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association) leadership, the legislature and the governor. “While a different outcome could […]

MPS students present science research at UWM

MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Public Schools were among the 258 high school scientists presenting research findings Tuesday at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The students studied the impact of caffeine, tobacco and alcohol on developing zebrafish embryos to better understand the chemicals’ impact on human embryos. Their teachers were trained over the summer at UWM through a […]