Archives for June 2014

Two national top 10 finishes for speech competitor from MPS’ Bradley Tech

14 MPS students from Bradley Tech, Rufus King, Milwaukee High School of the Arts and Ronald Reagan advanced to top national speech and debate tournaments this year MILWAUKEE – A competitor from Milwaukee Public Schools’ Harry and Lynde Bradley Technology and Trade High School finished in the top 10 at the nation’s two premier high […]

MPS TEAM UP College Access Centers receive additional $1.3 million commitment from Great Lakes

With our partners at Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation Expert, one-on-one assistance advances more Milwaukee students to college MADISON, Wis. – To inspire more Milwaukee youth to graduate and continue their education beyond high school, Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation has invested an additional $1.3 million for ongoing operation of two MPS TEAM UP College Access […]

Neighborhood meeting set to provide South Stadium construction update

MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Public Schools will host a meeting Tuesday evening to update neighbors on the construction at the district’s South Stadium site. South Stadium, which has served the community for 90 years, is being demolished and replaced with a more modern facility. The meeting is set for Tuesday, June 24, at 6:00 p.m. at […]

MPS student art shown alongside work from international artists at Lakefront Festival of Art

MILWAUKEE  – The work of student artists from Milwaukee Public Schools will stand alongside pieces created by artists from around the world as the Milwaukee Art Museum’s Lakefront Festival of Art, presented by Quad/Graphics and Milwaukee Magazine, kicks off at noon Friday. “Seeing the hard work of our students next to the work of professionals […]

MPS selects 14 schools to be transformed as Commitment Schools

Commitment Schools to implement rigorous academic and behavioral interventions with increased resources; all 48 schools graded in the lowest group on state report card to receive additional support MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Board of School Directors on Thursday night identified 14 MPS schools to be transformed through the district’s new Commitment Schools effort. Milwaukee Public […]

Photos: MPS grads earn $31+ million in scholarships, topping last year’s total by $7 million

Total unveiled at Friday event; growth comes as MPS focuses on college, career readiness; photo gallery below MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Public Schools’ Class of 2014 has earned more than $31 million in scholarships, topping last year’s total by about $7 million as the district continues to focus its efforts on preparing all students for college […]