Grand opening for North Division parent center set for Weds.

MILWAUKEE – A grand opening is set for Wednesday for the new Milwaukee Public Schools PTA District Parent Resource Center at North Division High School.

The public is welcome to attend the event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20 at North Division, 1011 W. Center Street, Room 158, Milwaukee 53206.

MPS students will provide entertainment at the event, which will showcase the services available at the center, including: enrollment, parent workshops, address changes and addressing parent concerns/suggestions.

In addition to North Division, the centers are located at Audubon, MorseMarshall, South Division and Washington.

Those interested in attending or who have questions may call (414) 267-5181. Media inquiries should be directed to Tony Tagliavia at (414) 475-8675 or tagliaaj@milwaukee.k12.wi.us.

Milwaukee Public Schools is Wisconsin’s largest school district, serving more than 78,000 students in more than 160 schools across the city. U.S. News and World Report named MPS’ Rufus King International School and Ronald Wilson Reagan College Preparatory High School the two best high schools in the state and among the 200 best in the country in 2012. In the past year, Milwaukee Public Schools posted a growing graduation rate 17 points higher than the rate for 2000.