Archives for September 2012

High School of the Arts choir performs at the Capitol

MILWAUKEE – A choir from Milwaukee Public Schools’ Milwaukee High School of the Arts performed Thursday at the Wisconsin Capitol as a part of state Superintendent Tony Evers’ State of Education address. Roughly 500 people attended the address and witnessed the performance from the MHSA Concert Chorale. Invited guests included all state constitutional officers, justices […]

With college costs on many minds, 350+ to attend MPS AP workshop

MILWAUKEE — At a time when many have the cost of college on their mind, more than 350 Milwaukee Public Schools parents/guardians and students are set to attend a workshop focused on one way to help reduce college costs: Advanced Placement (AP). The Proud to Be AP / GEAR UP event is aimed at students […]

Lovely Salon donates 10% of haircut fees to ALBA school

MILWAUKEE – Lovely Salon in Milwaukee’s Bay View neighborhood is donating 10% of haircut fees in September to a great cause: Milwaukee Public Schools’ ALBA school, a bilingual K3-5th grade MPS charter school on the city’s south side. So far, the school – whose formal name is Academia de Lenguaje y Bellas Artes – is […]

MPS School Board honors City Year

City Year Milwaukee recently received the Excellence in Education Award from the Milwaukee Board of School Directors. More than 70 City Year corps members provide tutoring and mentoring services in eight MPS schools: Hopkins/Lloyd, Rogers Street, Mitchell, Northwest Secondary, Roosevelt Middle School of the Arts, South Division, Rufus King Middle Years and James Madison Academic Campus. […]

Bradley Tech, Bay View help create Discovery World’s Milwaukee Observatory

from our partners at Discovery World MILWAUKEE  – The Milwaukee Observatory, a stunning public art installation and Milwaukee History Experience opened on September 15th – and will open again September 22nd and 23rd. Located on the lawn of Milwaukee Public Schools’ Bradley Tech High School (700 S. 4th St.), The Observatory celebrates the Pioneers, Innovators, and Makers […]

MPS teachers, students share aquaponics successes at international conference

On Saturday, September 9, 2012, students and teachers representing four MPS high schools involved in the NEA Foundation funded Urban Schools Aquaponics (USA Initiative) presented at the Growing Power National and International Urban and Small Farm Conference at State Fair Park. The event drew over 2000 participants from all over the world! The students and […]