Archives for November 2013

Art created by MPS’ Reagan students getting high-profile exposure

Student art on display now at Milwaukee City Hall; other pieces coming to Kohler Center in Sheboygan MILWAUKEE – Two high-profile venues are playing host to stunning artwork created by the students at Milwaukee Public Schools’ Ronald Reagan College Preparatory High School, one of six International Baccalaureate schools in the MPS family. Visitors to the […]

MPS seeks proposals for innovative teacher housing concept at Dover site

Formal Request for Proposals for a first-in-the-region facility issued Tuesday MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Public Schools and the City of Milwaukee Department of City Development are seeking proposals to redevelop the former Dover Street School into an innovative, first-in-the-region facility providing affordable quality housing to teachers. The concept, which is aimed at fostering an environment of […]

MPS administrator wins startup competition

MPS Community Service Coordinator Kathleen End took first place at Startup Weekend Milwaukee 2013 with her idea to connect students and other with volunteer opportunities. Her business idea, Sproutr, helps connect users with meaningful volunteer experiences and allows them to track their progress toward service hour goals while competing with others to earn service hours. […]

Teachers from MPS’ ALBA School honored as ‘People’ magazine Teachers of the Year

UPDATE: Video and a photo gallery appear below Recognition event held Friday at the south side Milwaukee MPS charter school MILWAUKEE – Brenda Martinez, Radarmes Galarza and Elissa Guarnero – teachers and founders of Milwaukee Public School’s ALBA School – were honored Friday by ‘People’ as among the magazine’s “Teachers of the Year.” The winners […]