Archives for January 2013

Board approves plan to transform Bay View High School

MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Board of School Directors approved a plan Thursday night to transform Milwaukee Public Schools’ Bay View High School based upon extensive community, student and staff input received through the recent Believe in Bay View process. Bay View High School will focus on creativity and innovation under the plan, building upon strong […]

MPS celebrates Montessori schools

Milwaukee Public Schools has a tremendous number of choices for families looking for schools with strong academic programs, highly- qualified teachers and rich extra curricular activities. Milwaukee Public Schools is celebrating its largest-in-the-nation number of public Montessori programs as National School Choice Week continues! MPS offers Montessori education across the city: Barbee on the north side, Craig on the […]

MPS celebrates high-performing neighborhood schools

Dr D.J. Sigjanin and Dr. Diane Munzenmaier from the Medical College of Wisconsin teamed up with Honey Creek School to provide lessons on DNA for 4th and 5th grade students. Students made a human DNA chain, learned about how genetics research can save lives and made their own DNA models out of gummy bears, toothpicks […]

MPS celebrates arts, language immersion and IB schools

Milwaukee Public Schools has a tremendous number of choices for families looking for schools with strong academic programs, highly- qualified teachers and rich extra curricular activities. Milwaukee Public Schools is celebrating its strong network of arts, language immersion and International Baccalaureate specialty schools. MPS’ Rufus King and Ronald Reagan high schools, both IB schools, were […]

MPS’ initial budget plans give another boost to art, music, physical ed as budget survey opens

MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Public Schools’ initial 2013-14 budget plans call for increased funding for art, music and physical education on top of the increase included in the current 2012-13 budget. Many schools that serve younger students would see centrally-provided funding for art, music and physical education specialists double. And all 7th-through-12th-graders would have access to […]

City Year volunteers at North Division

City Year Milwaukee and partners celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a Day of Service, through service projects at North Division High School. Service activities included painting brightly colored murals and inspiring quotes, light construction and participating in general beautification projects throughout the school. Thank you City Year Milwaukee!