Archives for February 2013

Hartford 2nd graders use persuasive writing to ask for more recess, principal: 1 million FB likes and it’s a deal!

MILWAUKEE–When 2nd-grade students at Milwaukee Public Schools’ Hartford University School started studying persuasive writing, they quickly honed in on one goal: convince the principal to give them 10 more minutes of recess. Room 21’s students wrote Principal Tanzanique Carrington, arguing that if they had the additional recess time, they would have an outlet for their […]

MSL girls basketball team undefeated

The varsity girls basketball team at Milwaukee School of Languages is 19-0 for the season this far. The team finishes the season Monday night against Pulaski High School. The team has been highlighted numerous times by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Good luck, Lady Hawks!

Celebrating 100 days of school

Students in Ms. Haug’s four-year-old kindergarten class at Hampton Elementary celebrated 100 days of school. The class read books and made 100 necklaces and hats. They also practiced counting to 100 by counting 100 toes and 100 fingers!

Clement students clean up park

In partnership with the Great Lakes Fresh Water Institute, 120 Clement Avenue middle school students spent a beautiful afternoon this fall at South Shore Park collecting trash and recycling. Teachers and students extended their classroom studies to become stewards of nature and gain an appreciation for the environment. Thank you to all of our students […]

Wisconsin es una tierra invernal de las maravillas, y es por eso que algunos de nosotros vivimos aquí.

Estimada comunidad escolar de MPS: Wisconsin es una tierra invernal de las maravillas, y es por eso que algunos de nosotros vivimos aquí. Nuestro clima de invierno es perfecto para deslizarse sobre la nieve, patinar sobre hielo y esquiar. Pero el frío y el clima invernal pueden causar condiciones peligrosas que dificultan desplazarse y dictan […]

For Get the Beat Day, MPS honors safety aide who saved father-in-law’s life

MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Public Schools is honoring a school safety aide who used his district CPR training to save his father-in-law’s life. The honor for Greg Tezak, who serves as a safety aide at MPS’ Pulaski High School, comes as MPS celebrates its 7th-annual ‘Get the Beat Day’ to hold AED drills and raise awareness […]