Several surrounding school districts closed Wednesday because of the weather, but MPS stayed open.
After author Richard Rothstein spoke in Milwaukee about the government’s role in segregating American cities, volunteers stepped up to create a curriculum for teaching students this forgotten history.
Tiffany Miller, a special education teacher at the Lloyd Street campus of Milwaukee College Prep, writes a positive message on the girls’ bathroom mirror every day.
A pilot program at Bruce Guadalupe Community School and Acosta Middle School that began in September is offering mental health services to students and their families in a partnership with Lutheran Social Services.
Sandra Parks was an eighth-grader at Keefe Avenue School. When she was killed, a special Milwaukee Public Schools team came in to support grieving students and help the school community start to heal.
Joselyn Arreguin, a senior at Escuela Verde, created a pop-up restaurant to raise awareness about healthy food options in the Silver City neighborhood.
Seven high schools and three middle schools participated in the annual competition at Rufus King High School, last year’s winner.
Nearby Nature allows children in impoverished neighborhoods to engage with science by exploring the world around them. During lessons, children in the after-school program get the opportunity to interact with native animals, explore the outdoors and expand their knowledge of science.
Bradley Tech’s fourth annual Career Life Mentor and Trades Fair allowed students to work with skilled tradesmen to check out potential career paths.
Ex Fabula, a Milwaukee storytelling organization, partnered with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School to give fifth-grade students the opportunity to participate in storytelling workshops and a story slam.