Archives for July 2014

Going over the edge for Special Olympics

MPS employees successfully raised about $2,000 at the GO OVER THE EDGE for Special Olympics event at Miller Park, Saturday, July 19. Heather Dietzel, of MPS Facilities & Maintenance, and Katie Seitz & Lyndsay Dake, of Milwaukee Recreation, rappelled 90 feet down the side of Miller Park. Several MPS Adaptive Athletics volunteers and MPS Facilities […]

Riverside, Rufus King alums will square off in flag football to fund scholarships, breast cancer research

5th-annual contest to be held July 26 at Custer Stadium  MILWAUKEE –– Alumni of Milwaukee Public Schools’ Rufus King International High School and Riverside University High School will put their friendly rivalry to good use for the fifth straight year as they compete in flag football to raise funds for scholarships and breast cancer research. […]

Photos: Washington alumni group sets another new record, presents scholarships to 36 grads

36 scholarships presented as MPS grads earn record $31+ million in scholarships, up $7 million from the prior year; photo gallery below MILWAUKEE – Two years after presenting its largest ever number of scholarships, the Washington High School Alumni Scholarship Foundation set another record Wednesday. The alumni group awarded 31 scholarships to 2014 graduates of Milwaukee […]

Job fair, interview day set as MPS seeks limited number of teachers

Thursday event at North Division open to teachers from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. MILWAUKEE – As Milwaukee Public Schools seeks highly-qualified applicants for a limited number of open teaching positions for the coming school year, the district is inviting prospective teachers to attend a job fair and interview day on Thursday. The event is […]

Photos: Dr. Driver visits MPS summer programs

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Public Schools Acting Superintendent Darienne Driver visited three of the district’s strong summer programs Wednesday, her second day leading the 160-school district. The school visits came one day after Dr. Driver was officially sworn in by the Milwaukee City Clerk. Photos of her visits appear below!   About Milwaukee Public Schools Milwaukee Public Schools is […]

MPS Acting Superintendent Driver to visit summer programs Wednesday

Visits set for three schools the day after Dr. Driver was sworn in MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Public Schools Acting Superintendent Darienne Driver will visit three of the district’s strong summer programs on Wednesday, her second day leading the 160-school district. The school visits will come one day after Dr. Driver was officially sworn in by the […]