Archives for February 2013

State of Wisconsin honors MPS’ Whittier School for academic growth

MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Public Schools’ Whittier School is among just 65 schools across the state honored by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction as a Wisconsin Reward School. Reward Schools are schools that have both strong academic results and a student body that includes low-income students. Whittier, which “exceeds expectations” in the tough new state […]

Pulaski AP Art students visit Chicago

This fall, AP Art Studio students from Pulaski High School visited The Art Institute of Chicago. This was the first time some of these students had been outside the state of Wisconsin. The purpose of this trip was to give the students the opportunity to view works of art up close and personal. The trip […]

MPS debuts online schools catalog as enrollment is underway

MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Public Schools – which offers the city’s greatest variety of high-quality schools and a number of programs parents won’t find anywhere else in the city – is debuting School Selections, its new online schools catalog. The announcement comes as the enrollment process for 2013-14 is underway. The new online catalog – at […]

Open house set for new, merged 81st Street School with personalized learning/pre-engineering focus and regular ed K3

MILWAUKEE – The new, merged 81st Street School – which offers a personalized learning focus, a pre-engineering focus and regular education K3 – will hold an open house Tuesday for prospective parents and neighbors. The open house is set for 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12 at the school, 2964 N. 81st […]

Photo gallery: All 5,000+ MPS third-graders to experience part of science curriculum at Milwaukee Public Museum

MILWAUKEE — All Milwaukee Public Schools third-graders – more than 5,000 of them – will find part of their science curriculum come to life at the Milwaukee Public Museum this year and in the coming years as part of the latest exclusive MPS Learning Journey Thursday. Read more about the partnership here. Below are photos from […]

All 5,000 MPS 3rd-graders to experience part of science curriculum at Milwaukee Public Museum

MILWAUKEE — All Milwaukee Public Schools third-graders – more than 5,000 of them – will find part of their science curriculum come to life at the Milwaukee Public Museum this year and in the coming years as part of the latest exclusive MPS Learning Journey to be announced Thursday. Learning Journeys are much more than […]