Archives for May 2013

Mural repainted by students, parents, staff and neighbors to be unveiled Wednesday

Sherman Multicultural Arts School mural unveiling set for 9 a.m. at the school, 5110 W. Locust Street   MILWAUKEE – A May 22 unveiling will celebrate the two-year long process to repaint a mural outside Milwaukee Public Schools’ Sherman Multicultural Arts School. In collaboration with Arts@Large and the Sherman Park Community Association, students from the […]

Photos: 3 MPS Gates Millennium Scholars honored by district, College Possible

MILWAUKEE – Three Milwaukee Public Schools seniors are among just 1,000 nationwide to be named Gates Millennium Scholars this year, an honor that translates into a “good-through-graduation” scholarship to the college of each student’s choice paying for 100% of students’ unmet need. All three MPS students worked with their school counselors – led by guidance […]

3 MPS students win Gates scholarships covering 100% of unmet need to college of their choice

Students from South Division and Riverside who worked with College Possible to be recognized at Monday event MILWAUKEE – Three Milwaukee Public Schools seniors are among just 1,000 nationwide to be named Gates Millennium Scholars this year, an honor that translates into a “good-through-graduation” scholarship to the college of each student’s choice paying for 100% […]

Kagel engineer saves student’s life

In March, an ordinary day almost turned tragic when a 4th-grader Jesús S. was reported to be choking in the bathroom. After hearing about the incident from another student, Kagel head engineer Robert Howell and principal Nancy Martinez ran to investigate and found Jesús unresponsive in the bathroom. Howell sprang into action and began performing […]

Photos: At Hamilton, DWD Secretary Newson urges business to participate in apprenticeships

MILWAUKEE – During a visit Thursday morning to Milwaukee Public Schools’ Alexander Hamilton High School, Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Secretary Reggie Newson urged employers across the region to take part in the Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship (YA) program. The YA program is a nationally recognized school- to-work program that combines classroom instruction with work […]

100 MPS parents to be honored Friday at UWM

MILWAUKEE – One hundred Milwaukee Public Schools parents will be honored Friday for exceptional commitment to the education of their children as part of the 24th “Education: A Family Affair” celebration at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Union Ballroom. The event is set for 6 p.m. on Friday, May 17 at the ballroom, 2200 E. Kenwood […]