Archives for October 2013

Anonymous benefactor donates rackets to Bay View girls’ tennis team

In September, Bay View High School girls’ tennis coach Mike Schinner talked to a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter about the difficulty in building a great team when most of his players didn’t own their own rackets. In response to that article, a woman dropped off four high-end tennis rackets at Bay View High School with […]

Community meeting set to discuss possible use for former Dover School site

October 9, 6:30 – 8 p.m., at Bay View Middle and High School MILWAUKEE — Community members are invited to a meeting to discuss the possible use for Milwaukee Public Schools’ former Dover School site in the city’s Bay View neighborhood. The meeting is set for Wednesday, October 9, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Bay View […]

Growing, successful Interfaith-MPS Tutor program seeks more volunteer tutors

Expanding from 50 to 71 MPS schools for 2013-14 MILWAUKEE – As the growing and successful Interfaith-MPS Tutor Program stays on track to expand from 50 MPS elementary and K-8 schools in 2012-13 to 71 in 2013-14, MPS and Interfaith Older Adult Programs are seeking more volunteer tutors. A majority of tutored students outscored national […]

MPS teacher wins ‘Oscar of Teaching’ — rare national Milken Educator Award

Sarah Berndt, teacher at MPS’ Reagan College Prep H.S., recognized as model for state, nation — PHOTO GALLERY, VIDEO LINK BELOW MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Public Schools teacher Sarah Berndt was honored Wednesday with an award that puts her in rare company. She’s one of just a few dozen educators across the country – and the […]