Archives for December 2013

Hamilton helps in the neighborhood

The Hamilton baseball team coordinated a community service leaf-raking project in the Wedgewood Park subdivision for two weekends in November. The volunteers raked 37 yards and completed 11 hours of community service. Their time and effort was much appreciated by the homeowners in the subdivision. Beginning with the graduating class of 2015, all MPS high […]

Learning the importance of fire safety

Through a community partnership with the Milwaukee Fire Department, Belinda Bradley, the firefighter educational specialist recruiter from Ladder 17, visited the K4 class at Manitoba Elementary School. Reading the story “Brecker Bunny Learns to be Careful!”, they discussed what to do in a fire and safety precautions. Afterward, the students got the chance to look […]

Community High School takes Tier 1 Zoo Trip

Last month, students at Community High School participated in a Tier 1 acknowledgment trip to the Milwaukee County Zoo. The trip was organized by Community English teacher Will Harvill for students who earned positive points for demonstrating habits of success at our school. Tier 1 is a system of academic and behavioral supports provided to all […]

One of America’s “Best and Brightest Young Artists” is at MPS’ Milwaukee High School of the Arts

Milwaukee High School of the Arts students have received the national honor for four straight years; Shampriel Morrise one of just 700 winners nationally from 10,000+ applicants MILWAUKEE – An 11th-grade student at Milwaukee Public Schools’ Milwaukee High School of the Arts is among the “best and brightest young artists in the nation,” an honor […]

Photos: Thousands attend Fresh Coast Classic College Fair

MILWAUKEE — Fresh Coast Classic student college scholarship recipients were honored Wednesday, November 27 during the 2013 FCC College Fair by Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Gregory Thornton; Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett; Milwaukee Ald. Willie Wade, Dawn and Victor Barnett of Running Rebels; and presenting sponsor Barry Mandel. Sponsors Molina Healthcare, Northwestern Mutual and the University […]