Archives for August 2014

MPS staff roll up their sleeves for a good cause

More than 45 MPS employees participated in the August Blood Drive at MPS Central Services on Thursday, August 7. In addition to 32 return MPS employees donating blood, 16 people signed up as first time donors at the drive. Blood type donations comprised of 5.8% O+, 3.3% O-, 41.9% A+, 9.7% A-, 12.9% B+, 3.2% […]

At 16, MPS grad is off to the Ivy League

Helen Fetaw and her MPS Class of 2014 classmates earned $31+ million in scholarships MILWAUKEE — Going to one of the nation’s most prestigious universities is a goal of thousands if not tens of thousands of American high school graduates each year. For Helen Fetaw, a graduate of Milwaukee Public Schools’ Rufus King International High […]

Photos: King/Reagan calendar school year begins at one MPS’ top-ranked high schools

District focuses on achievement, positive youth-adult relationships and leadership at all levels; photo gallery included below MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Public Schools started the school year for its three King/Reagan calendar schools Monday by presenting Rufus King International High School with a banner recognizing its U.S. News and World Report ranking as one of the best high schools […]

More volunteer tutors needed for growing program with record of increased student engagement

Teachers report 85% of students who participated in Interfaith-MPS Tutor Program were more engaged in learning MILWAUKEE – The successful Interfaith-MPS Tutor Program is seeking more volunteer tutors as it grows to serve more students in Milwaukee Public Schools. Tutoring in the program is a chance to make a positive impact in the lives of […]

Photos: MPS’ year-round schools begin as district continues focus on achievement, positive youth-adult relationships and leadership at all levels

Silver Spring Elementary School hosted year-round kickoff; 2014-15 comes with the launch of new key efforts; photo gallery included below MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Public Schools welcomed back students to its 12 year-round schools Monday as the district continues to focus on accelerating student achievement, building positive relationships between youth and adults and cultivating leadership at all levels. […]

MPS’ year-round schools begin Aug. 4 as district continues focus on achievement, positive youth-adult relationships and leadership at all levels

Silver Spring Elementary School to host year-round kickoff; 2014-15 comes with the launch of new key efforts MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Public Schools will welcome back students to its 12 year-round schools Monday as the district continues to focus on accelerating student achievement, building positive relationships between youth and adults and cultivating leadership at all levels. […]