Archives for November 2012

10th MPS High School Battle of the Drum Lines set for Saturday

MILWAUKEE – The returning champion Rufus King International School drum line will take on challengers from Audubon Technology and Communication High School, Bay View High School, Ronald Wilson Reagan College Preparatory High School and Riverside University High School in the 10th annual Milwaukee Public Schools High School Battle of the Drum Lines.  The competition, which […]

New 2nd location for Carmen approved; I.D.E.A.L. relocation gives I.D.E.A.L. and Reagan room to grow

ALSO: Merged 81st Street School to focus on pre-engineering, world languages, personalized learning; Kluge to become arts-focused school for northwest region MILWAUKEE – A new second location for the popular and successful Carmen High School of Science and Technology was approved Thursday night by the Milwaukee Board of School Directors. The Board also approved the relocation of the […]

Photos: New Advanced Manufacturing lab opens at MPS’ School of Career and Technical Education

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Public Schools officially opened the new advanced manufacturing lab this week at MPS’ School of Career and Technical Education. The new lab is one result of a major renovation that created state-of-the-art spaces for manufacturing and engineering classrooms. Students now have access to robotics, computer-integrated manufacturing, welding, CAD and CNC machining centers! […]

MPS’ Riverside choirs to sing at Courthouse Christmas Tree Lighting

MILWAUKEE – Nearly 50 students from Milwaukee Public Schools’ Riverside University High School will perform Thursday afternoon at the Milwaukee County Courthouse Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. The event, which is free and open to the public, takes place inside the courthouse, 901 N. 9th Street, Milwaukee 53233, at 4 p.m. Students from RUHS’ Madrigal and […]

Service project helps MPS families

Students in Mrs. Hummel-Dosmann’s class at MacDowell Montessori Schooldeveloped a community service project to provide Thanksgiving turkeys for some MPS families. They took orders every Friday for a month and then prepared coffee, tea, and homemade baked goods for staff. The students talked to the manager of Metcalfe’s Sentry about the project, and the store sold […]

Common Core Workshop at Victory

Victory School for the Gifted & Talented and Italian Immersion hosted its first K4-K5 Thanksgiving luncheon and workshop earlier this month. Parents enjoyed the MPS Thanksgiving lunch with their students and met afterwards in the art room to attend a Make It-Take It workshop. Families made a game to take home and play with their […]