U.S. News: Milwaukee region’s 2 best high schools are in MPS

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Rankings show MPS is home to 3 of the state’s top 10 high schools MILWAUKEE – Two MPS high schools – Ronald Reagan College Preparatory High School and Rufus King International High School – ranked highest in the Milwaukee region in U.S. News and World Report’s Best High Schools list released Tuesday. The rankings put […]

Siefert students, staff walk 18.25 miles for heart health


When staff at Siefert Elementary heard about the National Walking Day planned by the American Heart Association and promoted by MPS Employee Wellness, they knew they wanted to take the idea and “walk” with it. A walk-a-thon was scheduled and for six hours, students and staff from Siefert walked laps around the school’s block. Teachers […]

National Volunteer Week: Greenfield’s parent volunteers


Greenfield Bilingual School has a fantastic team of parent volunteers. These committed individuals serve in classrooms, with special events, in the lunch room, and so much more. Students certainly benefit from having these caring adults in the school, and the volunteers give back to their community, meet new friends, and have a good time.

Photos: Groundbreaking at MPS’ South Stadium as demolition, reconstruction begins

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MPS Superintendent, Common Council President, students attended a Thursday event recognizing the importance of athletics to a well-rounded education; Photo gallery appears below MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Public Schools student athletes joined MPS Superintendent Gregory Thornton, Common Council President Michael Murphy, School Board Director Tatiana Joseph, School Board Director Terrance Falk and Ald. Jose Perez on […]

National Volunteer Week: Retired teacher gives back


Retired teacher Robin Duncan volunteered for a morning at our Clearer Days Ahead event at Hopkins-Lloyd, in partnership with MTEA and Wisconsin Vision.  Robin volunteers throughout the city.  “It’s nice to get out and talk to people, hear different stories.  You hear them, and they hear you.”  Robin learned about this volunteer opportunity on the […]

Whittier’s Volunteer of the Year


The staff and students at Whittier School would like to thank the many people who volunteer! Congratulations to Michele Krueger, Whittier’s “Volunteer of the Year.” Mrs. Krueger has volunteered countless hours helping classroom teachers, helping with PTO events, as well as setting up and running the Book Fair. The Whittier family sends their heartfelt thanks […]