Archives for May 2014

Board approves budget that increases commitment to MPS classrooms – 50 more art, music, and physical education teachers – and increases parent engagement and teacher support

Includes a school support teacher and parent coordinator in every school MILWAUKEE – The 2014-15 Milwaukee Public Schools budget, which was approved by the Milwaukee Board of School Directors Thursday evening, continues to add critical supports that invest in students, classrooms and district families. That includes 50 additional art, music and physical education teaching positions […]

Photos: MPS’ top grads off to Columbia U., MSOE, Marquette, NYU, U.S. Naval Academy, UW-Madison, UWM, Vassar and more

Milwaukee Board of School Directors celebrated valedictorians, salutatorians Thursday night; Photo gallery below MILWAUKEE – Before they headed off to colleges and universities across the region, state and nation, the valedictorians and salutatorians of the Milwaukee Public Schools Class of 2014 were recognized by the Milwaukee Board of School Directors Thursday night. College, university and […]

MPS educator named Elementary PE teacher of the year

Congratulations to Gail Milbrath, an Elementary PE Specialist at Greenfield Elementary, who has been named the 2014 Elementary PE Teacher of the Year in the State of Wisconsin! Ms. Milbrath will be recognized in October at the state Health and Physical Education convention. The Teaching Honor Award is given to recognize outstanding teaching in the […]

Update on transformation at Bay View Middle and High School featured during Bay View Gallery Night

Believe in Bay View success; student artwork to be highlighted at school on June 6 MILWAUKEE–Students, staff and community members will present an update on the process of transforming Bay View Middle and High School is progressing during a special presentation at the school at 5:30 p.m. on June 6. The event will take place […]

‘Measurement Matters’ at Parkview

Nearly 150 people attended Parkview’s Spring Open House last month. Guests joined Parkview’s fantastic staff and families for an action-packed evening full of fun and food at “Measurement Madness.” Activities included ‘Measuring Myself’ for K4 students, ‘Graphing Fun’ for K-5 students, ‘Money Games & Grocery Store Shopping’ for 2nd grade students and ‘Building Birdhouses’ for […]

Event focuses on promoting a successful future at MPS’ North Division High School

Wednesday’s ‘Call to Action’ aimed at parents, alumni and the greater community MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Public Schools’ North Division High School will host a meeting Wednesday evening aimed at promoting a successful future for a school that has long been an institution in the community. The school will be touting its newest programs already in […]