Archives for March 2014

Pre-college fair Saturday

All MPS students in grades 6 through 12 are encouraged to attend the 2014 Department of Public Instruction Pre-college Summer Opportunities Fair Saturday at Marquette University. Representatives from Wisconsin colleges and universities will be on hand to discuss educational pre-college opportunities available to students over the summer, including campus visits and specialized camps for STEM […]

Coming MPS attractions: “Dreamgirls,” “In the Heights,” visual art show “Triangulation”

Shows highlight student talent at MPS’ Milw. H.S. of the Arts, Reagan College Prep H.S. and Riverside University H.S. MILWAUKEE – Milwaukeeans seeking out the arts this spring will find ample opportunities among visual and performing arts shows put on by students in Milwaukee Public Schools. – From March 20 to April 19, dynamic artwork […]

King Generals headed for state

The fourth-ranked Rufus King High School boys basketball team beat Racine Case High School in double-overtime Saturday to advance to the WIAA State Tournament. Rufus King senior Chris Howell led the game with 37 points and 18 rebounds. Rufus King will face off against two-time defending state champion Germantown in the semifinals on Friday at […]

3 MPS students, 3 MPS educators honored with Herb Kohl Foundation scholarships, fellowships

MPS has recipients or honorees in all three categories: excellence scholarship, initiative scholarship and fellowship MILWAUKEE – Three Milwaukee Public Schools students and three Milwaukee Public Schools educators are 2014 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Scholarship and Fellowship winners, the foundation announced Friday. MPS’ honorees span the three categories: excellence scholarship, initiative scholarship and fellowship. The […]

MPS partner JA honored by governor

Congratulations to our good partner Junior Achievement of Milwaukee! JA is one of 20 individuals and organizations presented with the 2013 Governor’s Financial Literacy Award by Governor Scott Walker in a February ceremony at the state capitol. The recipients were honored for their efforts in promoting financial literacy among Wisconsin citizens. All MPS eighth-graders have […]

Show of sportsmanship

Mouhamed Fall, a wrestler at MPS’ Bradley Tech High School, didn’t take the state title last weekend, but he was a winner in the eyes of many who watched him wrestle in the 152-pound finals. After losing to Sun Prairie wrestler Jared Scharenbrock in the finals, Mouhamed didn’t wait for the referee to raise his […]