Archives for March 2013

Photos: Riverside girls basketball team heads to state

MILWAUKEE — Students, staff, parents, administrators and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett helped send off Milwaukee Public Schools’ Riverside University High School Lady Tigers Thursday as the girls basketball team heads to Green Bay for the WIAA state semifinals! The team is set to play Superior at the Resch Center at approximately 8:15 p.m. Friday night. […]

5 MPS students, 5 MPS educators win Herb Kohl Foundation scholarships, fellowships

MILWAUKEE — Five Milwaukee Public Schools students and five MPS educators have won Herb Kohl Educational Foundation scholarship and fellowship awards, the foundation has announced. The five students won $1,000 Kohl Foundation Initiative Scholarships, which are awarded to students “who have demonstrated exceptional initiative in the classroom and have shown strong promise for succeeding in […]

Photos: MPS student-produced exhibit honors memories of Bronzeville

MILWAUKEE — A student-produced exhibit opened Thursday at Milwaukee Public Schools’ Milwaukee High School of the Arts honoring the memory of the city’s historic Bronzeville neighborhood. Standing on Their Shoulders: Memories of Bronzeville, presented by KnowThyself, features murals, essays, photographs and recorded interviews that highlight Bronzeville, the economic and cultural center of Milwaukee’s African-American community […]

Photos: Rufus King rallies as boys basketball team heads to state

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Public Schools’ Rufus King International School held a pep rally Thursday as the boys basketball team headed off to Madison to face Mukwonago High School Friday night. The semifinal match is set to begin at approximately 8:15 p.m. Friday at the Kohl Center. The game will follow Oshkosh North vs. Germantown, scheduled […]

MPS student-produced exhibit honors memories of Bronzeville

MILWAUKEE – A student-produced exhibit opening Thursday at Milwaukee Public Schools’ Milwaukee High School of the Arts honors the memory of the city’s historic Bronzeville neighborhood. Standing on Their Shoulders: Memories of Bronzeville, presented by KnowThyself, features murals, essays, photographs and recorded interviews that highlight Bronzeville, the economic and cultural center of Milwaukee’s African-American community […]

MPS’ Gaenslen School wins national recognition for pre-engineering program

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Public Schools’ Frederick J. Gaenslen School is gaining national recognition for its Project Lead the Way (PLTW) pre-engineering program. (A photo gallery of the program appears at the end of this news item!) Gaenslen won PLTW’s Gateway to Technology National Recognition for its commitment to the rigorous program, which connects math and […]