Archives for November 2012

Photos: Milwaukee Fire Dept., Operation Warm present 1,000 new coats to MPS students

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Fire Department and Operation Warm presented 1,000 new coats on Monday to all students at two MPS schools as well as the homeless program. The photos below show students at Milwaukee Public Schools’ Riley School, 2124 S. 4th Street, receiving their coats. Students at MPS’ Kluge School, 5760 N. 67th Street, […]

Head Start Policy Council elects officers

The MPS Head Start Policy Council, a group comprised of parent representatives from schools with Head Start classrooms, held elections for the 2012-13 Executive Committee on Saturday, November 17. Parents from the following schools attended the meeting: ALBA, Bethune, Carson, Congress, Forest Home, Hayes, Holmes, Kagel, Keefe Avenue, King, Kluge, Lincoln Avenue, Longfellow, Mitchell, Siefert, […]

Feliz día de Acción de gracias

Es difícil creerlo pero el Día de Acción de Gracias ya ha llegado. Parece que las clases comenzaron la semana pasada. Realmente disfruto del Día de Acción de Gracias. Es mi día de fiesta favorito. Todavía no hay presión para escoger el regalo correcto para alguien ni hay toda la conmoción de las Navidades. El […]

Youth leaders at Pulaski, South Division join Usher’s New Look Leadership Program

Pulaski and South Division High School freshmen are part of Usher’s New Look Leadership Program sponsored by the mega superstar and singer Usher Raymond. The program certifies young people in four leadership pillars – talent, education, career and service – to ensure their success as leaders throughout the world. We love our young leaders!

MPS students develop leadership, college connections at Diversity Scholars’ Get Motivated! Get Ready! nights at College Access Centers

With Diversity Scholars Partnership focuses on matching students with colleges, developing leadership MILWAUKEE – Last month, on October 8th and 15th, students from 11 different MPS high schools converged at the MPS TEAM UP College Access Centers to prepare themselves for peer community leadership roles in the District’s high schools.  These Get Motivated! Get Ready! […]

Photos: Carver students receive coats from Laacke & Joys

MILWAUKEE — Retailer Laacke & Joys donated dozens of coats to students in need at Milwaukee Public Schools’ Carver Academy on Thursday, November 15 — just in time for winter! Many thanks to our partners at Laacke & Joys and other partners all across the community!