Archives for April 2014

National Volunteer Week: Retired teacher gives back

Retired teacher Robin Duncan volunteered for a morning at our Clearer Days Ahead event at Hopkins-Lloyd, in partnership with MTEA and Wisconsin Vision.  Robin volunteers throughout the city.  “It’s nice to get out and talk to people, hear different stories.  You hear them, and they hear you.”  Robin learned about this volunteer opportunity on the […]

Whittier’s Volunteer of the Year

The staff and students at Whittier School would like to thank the many people who volunteer! Congratulations to Michele Krueger, Whittier’s “Volunteer of the Year.” Mrs. Krueger has volunteered countless hours helping classroom teachers, helping with PTO events, as well as setting up and running the Book Fair. The Whittier family sends their heartfelt thanks […]

More MPS students meeting reading standards year-over-year and over 5 years

Gains follow implementation of Comprehensive Literacy Plan; largest uptick seen at high school but the need for further improvement is great MILWAUKEE – More Milwaukee Public Schools students are meeting standards in reading, according to the latest state test results released Tuesday, though the data continue to show the need for greater improvement. The results […]

MPS’ Rufus King in state’s top 3 on Washington Post list of top high schools

King also among the 50 best in the Midwest; the latest in a long line of honors UPDATE: April 22, 2014: An updated list from the Washington Post that shows MPS’ Ronald Reagan College Preparatory High School, at #9, joining #3 King among Wisconsin’s 10 best. A computer error delayed information that would have originally […]

National Volunteer Week

April 6-12 is National Volunteer Week. Thanks to all of our wonderful volunteers who give their time so generously! Please join us in thanking our volunteers by thanking your favorite volunteer here. The district has more than 3,000 volunteers a year and we’d love to have you join the team. Whether it’s as a one-time […]

Audubon SMART Team presents research at Medical College of Wisconsin

Students from Audubon Middle and High School presented their protein structure research at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) last weekend. The SMART (Students Modeling A Research Topic) Team was trained in protein structure and function as well as computer visualization software. The students worked closely with a research mentor to design and build a physical […]