Archives for October 2013

UPDATED: New development project would host an International Baccalaureate Middle Years school and community uses under plans detailed by MPS, city, developers

UPDATE (November 20, 2013): The Milwaukee Common Council’s Zoning and Neighborhood Development committee voted Wednesday to approve the sale and redevelopment of the former Malcolm X Academy site, as detailed below, in cooperation with the city. Milwaukee Public Schools appreciates the assistance of the City of Milwaukee and support of the members of the Common Council. […]

MPS, developers detail Phase One of Malcolm X redevelopment

Plan would include IB middle school and affordable housing The Milwaukee Public Schools and 2760 Holdings, LLC will develop a robust public/private partnership that will bring new opportunities for educational excellence and residential housing options to the Harambee neighborhood of Milwaukee. Under this partnership, the former Malcolm X building will be built out in two […]

MPS’ Milwaukee High School of the Arts presents ‘Blues In The Night’

Shows at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8 and Saturday, Nov. 9; 2 p.m. show Sunday, Nov. 10 All shows at MPS’ Milwaukee High School of the Arts, 2300 W. Highland Avenue, Milwaukee Tickets are $4 for students, $6 for adults MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Public Schools’ Milwaukee High School of the Arts is presenting the sensational hit […]

MPS Regional honored

Congratulations to Jesse Rodriguez, MPS Regional Executive Specialist for the Southwest Region, the 2013 winner of the Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) Scholarship! Mr. Rodriguez received the award at the 10th Annual ALAS Education Summit this week in Denver. The scholarship award of $10,000 will be applied toward Mr. Rodriguez’s graduate studies at […]

After 90 years, MPS says goodbye to old South Stadium

UPDATE: Photo gallery from Friday’s first game (Bay View vs. South Division) now appears below! Stadium – and one of its longest-serving employees – to be honored Friday; replacement to be built MILWAUKEE – In 1923, Milwaukee Public Schools’ South Division High School took on West Division High School in the first game to be […]

High-performing teacher-led schools could be evicted under lawmakers’ proposals

Even after amendments, legislation could force sales of schools recognized nationally for excellence MILWAUKEE — Legislation under consideration in the Wisconsin legislature could force Milwaukee Public Schools and the City of Milwaukee to sell school buildings housing high-performing teacher-led school programs. Even after amendments, Senate Bill 318 and Assembly Bill 417 still contain a provision […]