Clement eighth grader wins state forensics tournament with original poetry

April is National Poetry Month, so throughout the month, Milwaukee Public Schools is highlighting the district’s talented poets. Clement Avenue School eighth grader Taijahna Lee-Seamster took first place overall in the poetry category at the Middle School State Forensics Tournament, held March 23 in Neenah, Wis. Tijahna read her original poetry, powerful accounts of the […]

Designing a skateboard with Sanders

Milwaukee Bucks center and power forward Larry Sanders joined a group of Westside Academy’s 7th and 8th graders to talk and create a skateboard design. Sanders, who has been drawing since childhood and has a passion for skateboarding, met the students at Arts @ Large in downtown Milwaukee in March. Arts @ Large is a non-profit organization that […]