Limited K4 seats still available!

Milwaukee Public Schools’ four-year-old Kindergarten programming provides a solid foundation for lifelong learning – and a limited number of K4 seats are still available! To find a program that fits your family’s needs, we invite you to visit MPS’ District Parent Resource Centers at North Division and South Division high schools, visit MPS Central Services […]

MPS students receive backpacks filled with school supplies from Salvation Army

Students at Milwaukee Public Schools’ Starms Discovery Learning Center received brand new backpacks filled with school supplies Friday, thanks to the generous support from area donors. The funds were raised by the Salvation Army through a WISN 12 on-air drive and Pack the Bus school supply drive in partnership with Molina Healthcare, WMYX 99.1 The Mix, Walgreen’s and […]

Welcome back!

Welcome back! I hope you all had a wonderful first day of school. I certainly did. I was fortunate enough to visit four schools today – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Cass Street, Lincoln Center of the Arts, and the school that served as our kickoff site today, Thurston Woods Campus. I was inspired by […]

GE Community Service Day celebrates 20 years of service to MPS students

2,500 GE employees volunteered for Community Service Day at 17 MPS  and 4 Waukesha schools, prepping classrooms and sprucing up school grounds for the first day of school on September 2. It is the largest single-day GE volunteering event in the world. GE Community Service Day began 20 years ago when a group of GE […]

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% […]

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 […]