Archives for September 2012

Thank you, Backpack Buddies!

Students in kindergarten through grade 3 at Thurston Woods Campus received backpacks from Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin and Sendik’s Food Markets Thursday as part of the Backpack Buddies program. The Backpack Buddies program aims to break the cycle of poverty by providing at-risk children with a backpack filled with school supplies. Thank you, Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin, […]

Reagan wins $1,000 thanks to student entry in Boston Store anti-bullying contest

MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Public Schools’ Ronald Reagan College Preparatory High School will be presented with a $1,000 check from Boston Store after a Reagan student entered the retailer’s STOMP Out Bullying promotion. The check will be presented on Thursday, September 27 at 10 a.m. at the school, 4965 S. 20th Street, Milwaukee 53221. Media are […]

Board president, superintendent to discuss higher standards, new state school report cards

MILWAUKEE (September 26, 2012) – Milwaukee Board of School Directors President Michael Bonds and Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Gregory Thornton will hold a forum on Saturday to discuss the internationally-competitive Common Core State Standards and how they will help MPS meet the new higher standards the district is embracing as the state releases new school […]

Photos: Johnson Controls donates electric vehicles to Pulaski automotive program

MILWAUKEE – Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE: JCI), the world’s leading automotive battery supplier, is donating a plug-in electric and all-electric vehicle to the automotive program at Milwaukee Public Schools’ Pulaski High School, creating what is believed to be the first program in the nation to give students dedicated access to the most advanced vehicle technology […]

Bullying prevention program working across state and in MPS

With our partners at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction  MILWAUKEE – Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, in collaboration with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and Milwaukee Public Schools, today released statewide and MPS research results for Act Now!, a bullying prevention program for grades 4 through 8. Currently the program […]

Johnson Controls donates electric vehicles to MPS’ Pulaski automotive program

MILWAUKEE – Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE: JCI), the world’s leading automotive battery supplier, is donating a plug-in electric and all-electric vehicle to the automotive program at Milwaukee Public Schools’ Pulaski High School, creating what is believed to be the first program in the nation to give students dedicated access to the most advanced vehicle technology […]