Archives for February 2014

Photos: State supt., workforce secretary visit MPS’ Bradley Tech ‘Tech Terns’ at Froedtert construction site

Partnership involves Cannon Design, Mortenson Construction, the Wisconsin Regional Training Partnership/BIG STEP, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin and MPS; Photo gallery appears below MILWAUKEE — State Superintendent Tony Evers and Department of Workforce Development Secretary Reggie Newson joined Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Gregory Thornton Thursday to see the “Tech Terns” program offered at […]

For Valentine’s Day, MPS’ Milwaukee High School of the Arts presents popular soul show with Black History Month ties

Love and happiness-themed soul show features members of MHSA’s dance, string, vocal and instrumental jazz programs MILWAUKEE — This Valentine’s Day, Milwaukee Public Schools’ Milwaukee High School of the Arts is presenting its acclaimed and ever-popular “Soul Show,” themed with “love and happiness” and programmed with ties to Black History Month. Come and experience this high energy […]

Looking for a new school for the fall? MPS enrollment now open in person or online

Apply by Feb. 21 for your best opportunity for a seat in your first-choice school MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Public Schools is encouraging families looking for a new school for the fall to take advantage of MPS’ Three-Choice Enrollment process, which is open through February 21 and gives families the best opportunity for a seat in […]

MPS teacher finds success in Sochi

After finding success on the ice as a speedskating standout in the 1988 and 1992 Winter Olympics, Jeff Klaiber (pictured, with glasses) has found new success in Sochi. The MPS substitute teacher is the coach of speedskating phenom Emery Lehman, who placed 16th in Saturday’s Men’s 5000 m race at the 2014 Winter Olympics. Klaiber […]

4th-annual ‘Pink Out’ days, games at MPS’ Rufus King H.S. have already raised $1,000

Sisters lead effort to add to $3,000 multi-year total; photo gallery below MILWAUKEE – “Pink Out” days and basketball games at Milwaukee Public Schools’ Rufus King International School – High School Campus are raising awareness and funds to battle breast cancer. On the “Pink Out” days, students wear pink to show their support. That includes […]

MPS District Blood Drive

More than 50 MPS employees participated in the 7th Annual Blood Drive at MPS Facilities and Maintenance on Tuesday. In addition to donating blood, 13 people signed up for the national bone marrow registry. The event included a number of celebrity hosts including: Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, Milwaukee Wave Soccer players, local radio personalities […]