Archives for November 2012

Photos: Brewers Community Foundation, ‘Koos for Kids’ donate coats for every student at 2 MPS schools

MILWAUKEE — The Brewers Community Foundation and ‘Koos for Kids’ — a charity organization created by Milwaukee Brewers bullpen catcher and Racine native Marcus “Koos” Hanel along with his wife Jill Hanel and others — donated jackets to each and every student at two Milwaukee Public Schools elementary schools on Thursday, November 15. The jackets […]

Un llamado a los padres y a la comunidad

He visitado más de 50 escuelas desde el primer día de clases el 4 de septiembre. Estoy impresionado con lo que he visto: maestros que imparten clases con más rigor gracias a que nuestros planes globales de lectura, matemáticas y ciencias están alineados con los Estándares Estatales de Tronco Común. Nuestros esfuerzos están seguramente mostrando […]

MPS grad to be honored with Maggiore Youth Excellence Award from Governor’s Juvenile Justice Commission

from the Governor’s Juvenile Justice Commission Marshall Trudo overcame negative choices early in life, brief homelessness, family illness to attend college and serve others MILWAUKEE (November 13, 2012) – The Governor’s Juvenile Justice Commission (GJJC) has announced that Marshall Trudo is the recipient of the 2012 Tony Maggiore Youth Excellence Award. Trudo, a June 2011 […]

MPS Central Services staff volunteers with Habitat for Humanity

Nearly two dozen MPS Central Services staff, including Superintendent Dr. Gregory Thornton, rolled up their sleeves and volunteered with Habitat for Humanity this weekend. Projects included painting, priming and cleaning two houses on the city’s north side. One group had the opportunity to work alongside the future homeowner of the house they were painting. With […]

Meetings set to discuss transforming Bay View Middle and High School

‘Believe in Bay View’ meetings begin Tuesday, Nov. 13 and run through Nov. 26  MILWAUKEE – A series of meetings to discuss transforming Bay View Middle and High School is set to begin Tuesday, November 13. The ‘Believe in Bay View’ meetings offer an opportunity for parents and neighbors to share opinions, listen to others’ […]

Students celebrate Día de los Muertos

Students at The Advanced Language and Academic Studies High School (ALAS) prepared to celebrate Día de los Muertos last week with an ofrenda. Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and other parts of the world November 1-2. The holiday focuses on the gathering of family of […]