Archives for September 2013

SpringBoard: Preparing MPS students for success

Seven schools are starting off the year by getting on board with SpringBoard, the Pre-Advanced Placement curriculum in English language arts and mathematics. Middle school students from Audubon, Bay View, Golda Meir, Humboldt Park, Milwaukee School of Languages, Morse•Marshall and Wisconsin Conservatory of Lifelong Learning will engage in rigorous instruction from the College Board proven […]

More MPS schools honored for moving low-income students forward

Total of 17 for MPS is up from 14 recognized by state Dept. of Public Instruction in 2012-13 MILWAUKEE – The state Department of Public Instruction is honoring more MPS schools as Wisconsin Title I Schools of Recognition this year for successfully educating students from low-income families. DPI named 17 MPS schools as Schools of […]

Cruising toward college and careers

It’s just the beginning of the school year, but MPS students are already getting ready for college. The MPS Department of College and Career Readiness is kicking off the 2013-14 school year with the college application campaign for high school seniors. During the campaign, set for Oct. 28 through Nov. 1, students at 20 MPS […]

Photos: Bell ringing event at Hamlin Garland Elementary

The 2013-14 MPS school year kicked off this morning with a rousing bell-ringing ceremony at MPS’ Hamlin Garland School on the city’s south side complete with school bells and the Ronald Wilson Reagan High School drumline! MPS Superintendent Gregory Thornton was joined this morning by special guests Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, Wisconsin Superintendent of Public […]