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 […]

More MPS students meeting reading standards year-over-year and over 5 years

Gains follow implementation of Comprehensive Literacy Plan; largest uptick seen at high school but the need for further improvement is great MILWAUKEE – More Milwaukee Public Schools students are meeting standards in reading, according to the latest state test results released Tuesday, though the data continue to show the need for greater improvement. The results […]

MPS’ Rufus King in state’s top 3 on Washington Post list of top high schools

King also among the 50 best in the Midwest; the latest in a long line of honors MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Public Schools’ Rufus King International High School is among the three best high schools in Wisconsin and the 50 best in the Midwest, according to rankings released Monday by The Washington Post. The ranking is […]