Archives for July 2013

Milwaukee CSI

MPS 6th-8th graders are picking up some crime scene investigation techniques at the MPS/Discovery World Youth Camp held this week. The students are learning how to analyze fingerprints, blood stains and DNA. They will also get the chance to meet and talk to detectives about investigating and solving crimes. The partnership between MPS and Discovery […]

24 Washington grads — off to Clark Atlanta, Morehouse, UWM and more — to be honored by alumni Wednesday night

$30,000 in scholarships to be awarded at Washington Park Library MILWAUKEE — Two dozen 2013 graduates of Milwaukee Public Schools’ Washington High School of Information Technology will be honored by the school’s alumni Wednesday night with $1,000 scholarships as they head off to colleges and universities including Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College and the University […]

Rufus King alums take on Riverside alums to raise scholarship dollars

4th-annual scholarship flag football contest to be held July 27 at Custer Stadium Questions? Contact Rralumni@aol.com MILWAUKEE – Alumni of Milwaukee Public Schools’ Rufus King International School and Riverside University High School will square off in flag football Saturday, July 27 to raise scholarship dollars for the schools’ students. The 4th-annual scholarship flag football game […]

Still looking for the right school? Enrollment and playground fun nights begin Monday

School tours — and free family fun — offered at five northwest-side MPS schools MILWAUKEE — Families still looking for the right school for their children for the coming school year will have a chance to tour five northwest-side MPS schools at enrollment and playground fun nights beginning Monday, July 22. Prospective families will have […]

MPS student takes national honors

Anthony Miller (pictured above), a 2013 graduate of the Milwaukee High School of the Arts (MHSA), took third place in the national NAACP Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological, Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) scholarship competition, held in conjunction with the NAACP National Convention. More than 700 high school students representing 125 cities and towns nationwide competed in 26 categories […]

Summer Academy students get hands-on with STEM

The MPS Extended Learning Opportunities Office has partnered with STARBASE Wisconsin, to offer a five-week hands-on STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) program, as part of the MPS Summer Academy programming. The STARBASE curriculum and activities are correlated to the National Science Education Standards and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Expectations. The program also […]