Archives for June 2012

MPS student art shown alongside work from 180 international artists at Lakefront Festival of Arts

MILWAUKEE  – The work of student artists from Milwaukee Public Schools will stand alongside pieces created by 180 artists from around the world as the Milwaukee Art Museum’s Lakefront Festival of Arts, presented by Quad/Graphics and Milwaukee Magazine, kicks off at noon Friday. “It’s great to see the hard work of our students showcased right […]

Pasando lista enviamos un mensaje

Hoy estuve presente cuando pasaron lista de los oficiales en bicicleta del Departamento de Policía de Milwaukee. Imaginen que había más de 60 oficiales uniformados con sus bicicletas, alineados para recibir las órdenes en los escalones de una de nuestras más hermosas escuelas, la escuela superior Washington.  Eran las 9:30 am y los estudiantes estaban […]

Two MPS teachers recognized by MSOE

Each academic quarter, graduating students from MSOE are invited to nominate an individual from their own secondary school experience or their working experience—someone who not only “knew her/his stuff,” but could communicate it, and whose commitment to others included encouragement of further educational and career goals. MSOE is proud to recognize those who have had […]

MPS enhances summer school with new ‘summer academies’

MILWAUKEE – The school year is just about over for Milwaukee Public Schools’ traditional calendar schools – but learning won’t stop for thousands of students. Milwaukee Public Schools is enhancing traditional summer school with the launch of the district’s new “Summer Academies” this year. “Summer is a critical time for our students,” MPS Superintendent Gregory […]

Approved budget uses health care savings from 2010 contracts to lessen school position cuts

MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Board of School Directors passed a 2012-13 Milwaukee Public Schools budget Thursday night that begins to ensure equal access to high-quality education for all children, reinforces the commitment to art/music/physical education, boosts funding for costlier specialty schools, starts down the path of high school reform, expands the successful use of Project […]

50 MPS schools honored for reinforcing positive behavior, cutting disruptions

MILWAUKEE – Fifty schools that are part of the Milwaukee Public Schools family have been honored by the PBIS Wisconsin Network for successfully reinforcing positive behaviors to decrease classroom disruption. MPS’ 50 schools represent more than one-third of the 138 schools recognized across the state. The schools are accomplishing that mission by utilizing the ‘Positive […]