Archives for March 2014

MHSA Jazz Lab Combo performs at national conference

The Jazz Lab Combo from Milwaukee High School of the Arts (MHSA) was invited to perform at the 2014 Jazz Education Network (JEN) national conference in Dallas, Texas. The group was chosen to perform as a result from a blind CD audition. JEN is an organization dedicated to building the jazz arts community by advancing education, […]

Lunch with Officer Anderson

The cafeteria at Manitoba School recently welcomed a special visitor for lunch: School Resource Officer Kai Anderson from the Milwaukee Police Department’s District 6. Officer Anderson strives to participate in activities which result in positive engagement with students, which is why he brought his bag lunch to school! Officer Anderson enjoyed sharing his lunch with […]

$250,000 Bucyrus Foundation gift will expand welding lab at MPS’ Bradley Tech H.S.

Expands access to an in-demand career pathway; photo gallery appears below MILWAUKEE – The welding lab at Milwaukee Public Schools’ Harry and Lynde Bradley Technology and Trade High School will be expanding thanks to a $250,000 gift announced Wednesday from the Bucyrus Foundation to the Bradley Tech Foundation. The Bucyrus Foundation is a donor-advised fund […]

Invention Convention at Curtin Academy

Following their study of inventors and their inventions, students at Jeremiah Curtin Leadership Academy participated in an “Invention Convention” that focused on the theme, “Making Household Chores Easier”. The students were challenged to think of an invention that makes it easier to complete their household chores. They had to find creative solutions to their problems […]

Three MPS robotics teams showcase skills

Three Milwaukee Public Schools high school robotics teams took their skills to the U.S. Cellular Arena in downtown Milwaukee Saturday for the FIRST Robotics Wisconsin Regional competition. Robotics teams put the skills they learn in school to work, including not only science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills, but also business, project management and time […]

Study of mountain climbing takes students to Mt. Kilimanjaro

Following their cross-curricular study of mountain climbing, third grade students in Ms. Schulteis and Mr. Hagen’s classroom at Zablocki School welcomed seasoned mountain climbers to their classroom for a presentation. After their presentation, Eric and Stephanie Bruckbauer were headed to Tanzania to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest free-standing mountain in the world! Imagine the students’ […]