Milwaukee Public Schools

Milwaukee Public Schools MPS is committed to accelerating achievement, cultivating leadership and strengthening relationships between youth and successful adults. Milwaukee Public Schools is committed to accelerating student achievement, cultivating leadership and building stronger, more positive relationships between the city’s youth and adults who can showcase the path to success.

The district’s commitment to improvement continues to show results: Learn more about MPS by visiting http://mpsmke.com/news.

Mission: Milwaukee Public Schools is a diverse district that welcomes all students, preparing them for success in higher education, post-educational opportunities, work, and citizenship.

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Milwaukee Public Schools extends joyous wishes for a safe, healthy, educational new year!
01/01/2021

Milwaukee Public Schools extends joyous wishes for a safe, healthy, educational new year!

Two MPS teachers are Wisconsin Teachers of the Year. Meet Koren Jackson and Susan Richardson!Koren and Susan you make us...
12/31/2020

Two MPS teachers are Wisconsin Teachers of the Year. Meet Koren Jackson and Susan Richardson!

Koren and Susan you make us #MPSProud!

Read more at: https://bit.ly/2JziOqP

MPS wants family input—take our survey!Please take our survey and offer input about your child’s virtual learning experi...
12/31/2020

MPS wants family input—take our survey!

Please take our survey and offer input about your child’s virtual learning experience this semester, along with your thoughts about returning to face-to-face learning.

Take our survey at: http://mpsmke.com/familysurvey

MPS will offer free supper meals for pick-up in addition to packaged breakfasts and lunches for children beginning Janua...
12/31/2020

MPS will offer free supper meals for pick-up in addition to packaged breakfasts and lunches for children beginning January 4, 2021.

Find more information at: https://bit.ly/3o4nh3D

MPS is looking for family and community members to take part in a committee that will review science textbooks and discu...
12/29/2020

MPS is looking for family and community members to take part in a committee that will review science textbooks and discuss the best options for students.

Sign up to join and offer important feedback about future science textbooks at https://bit.ly/2KO3TJD

We want to hear from our families! MPS needs feedback about virtual learning and returning to school. Take our survey an...
12/29/2020

We want to hear from our families! MPS needs feedback about virtual learning and returning to school. Take our survey and share your thoughts at: https://bit.ly/2K5cU0x

Timeline Photos
12/26/2020

Timeline Photos

MPS extends holiday wishes to our students, families, staff, and the entire Milwaukee community! May you enjoy a relaxin...
12/25/2020

MPS extends holiday wishes to our students, families, staff, and the entire Milwaukee community! May you enjoy a relaxing break and all the joy of the season.

We want to hear from our families! MPS needs feedback about virtual learning and returning to school. Take our survey an...
12/23/2020

We want to hear from our families! MPS needs feedback about virtual learning and returning to school. Take our survey and share your thoughts at: https://bit.ly/2K5cU0x

City of Milwaukee Health Department
12/23/2020

City of Milwaukee Health Department

The holidays are going to look a little different this year, but there are many ways to celebrate safely. Follow these tips to keep yourself, friends, and family safe this year. milwaukee.gov/coronavirus #StaySafeMKE

Reminder: No school December 23 - January 3. Enjoy your Winter Break!
12/23/2020

Reminder: No school December 23 - January 3.
Enjoy your Winter Break!

12/22/2020
Lowell Elementary School

Holiday Message from the staff Lowell Elementary! #MPSProud #WinterBreak

Check out this video message from Lowell Staff! We want to wish all of our Lowell students, families, and friends Happy Holidays! Enjoy the winter break, we will see you all again on Monday, January 4th!

Winter Break is a great time to work on college applications, FAFSAs, and scholarships. CACC Advisors will be available ...
12/22/2020

Winter Break is a great time to work on college applications, FAFSAs, and scholarships. CACC Advisors will be available December 28-30 from 10 am - 3 pm to assist you on our virtual office meet.google.com/wyk-frux-xvf.

MPS is looking for family and community members to take part in a committee that will review science textbooks and discu...
12/22/2020

MPS is looking for family and community members to take part in a committee that will review science textbooks and discuss the best options for students.

Sign up to join and offer important feedback about future science textbooks at https://bit.ly/2KO3TJD

REMINDER: Winter Break Meal Bundles will be available TOMORROW. Every child age 18 or younger can receive a meal bundle....
12/22/2020

REMINDER: Winter Break Meal Bundles will be available TOMORROW. Every child age 18 or younger can receive a meal bundle. Because several items are refrigerated or frozen, families are recommended to make space in the refrigerator and freezer for safe storage.

Read more about Winter Break Meal Bundles at: https://bit.ly/2K6LIif

Families, get answers to questions about your child's grades, attendance, assignments, and more on Infinite Campus. This...
12/22/2020

Families, get answers to questions about your child's grades, attendance, assignments, and more on Infinite Campus. This tool gives instant access to your child's records and contains helpful information from your child's teacher and school. Log in at Infinite Campus at https://bit.ly/38mbAik.

Contact your child's school if you need help logging in.

If your child is in grades 6-11 and plays piano, apply for a scholarship to the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music! The Mar...
12/21/2020

If your child is in grades 6-11 and plays piano, apply for a scholarship to the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music! The Mary Horwitt Scholarship will provide $1,000 to students who show a level of skill in playing piano. The scholarship is intended for Fall 2021. Learn more at https://bit.ly/2IH9Bfu

REMINDER: MPS Holiday Break is December 23, 2020 to January 3, 2021We hope students and families enjoy the upcoming brea...
12/20/2020
MPS: MPS provides winter break meals for students

REMINDER: MPS Holiday Break is December 23, 2020 to January 3, 2021

We hope students and families enjoy the upcoming break and have a safe and relaxing holiday season. As a reminder, meals will not be served at Stop, Grab, and Go sites during this time. On December 22, every student can pick up a Winter Break Meal Bundle at Stop, Grab, and Go sites.
Learn more at https://bit.ly/2K6LIif

MPS will offer extra meals for students on Dec. 21 plus Winter Break Meal Bundles on Dec. 22, 2020.

Most MPS high schools have first semester final exams scheduled through December 22. Students and families can take step...
12/20/2020

Most MPS high schools have first semester final exams scheduled through December 22. Students and families can take steps to improve success.

Read some important tips to prepare at https://bit.ly/2IRkawC

ICYMI: Check out the latest version of the Family Friday Newsletter. Read more about:* MPS Holiday Break is December 23,...
12/19/2020

ICYMI: Check out the latest version of the Family Friday Newsletter.

Read more about:
* MPS Holiday Break is December 23, 2020 to January 3, 2021
* Winter Break Meal Bundles
* Prepare for Exams

You can find it @: https://conta.cc/38hP0XT

We want to hear from our families! MPS needs feedback about virtual learning and returning to school. Take our survey an...
12/19/2020

We want to hear from our families! MPS needs feedback about virtual learning and returning to school. Take our survey and share your thoughts at: https://bit.ly/2K5cU0x

MPS is seeking family and community members to review science textbooks and online resources and make recommendations fo...
12/19/2020
MILWAUKEE PUBLIC SCHOOLS (MPS): Parental Advisory Committee FY 2020/21

MPS is seeking family and community members to review science textbooks and online resources and make recommendations for selection. Members will receive access to online sample textbooks in December and take part in weekly meetings in February. Scheduling will be determined by participants.

Two committees will be formed to focus on K-8 textbooks and grade 9-12 textbooks. Sign up to join and offer important feedback about future science textbooks at https://bit.ly/2J4Qool

Parent Coordinators, please complete the form for any family member or community partner interested in participating on this committee. MPS is seeking voluntary participation of parents and individuals of community organizations to comprise a Parental Advisory Committee to review and select competit...

The holiday break is a great time for high school seniors to fill out college and scholarship applications, search for s...
12/19/2020

The holiday break is a great time for high school seniors to fill out college and scholarship applications, search for schools, fill out the FAFSA for financial aid, and get help with plans for after graduation. MPS College and Career Centers will have virtual hours Dec. 28-30, from 10 A.M. to 3 P.M.

The CACC virtual office can be accessed at http://mpsmke.com/cacc

Congratulations Lois Womack, Finalist for the 2020 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teachin...
12/18/2020
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Congratulations Lois Womack, Finalist for the 2020 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching!

Let’s all give a big shout out to Lois Womack, 4th/5th grade math teacher, at Marvin Pratt Elementary School.

Lois, you make us all #MPSProud!

Congratulations🎉 to the five WI educators named finalists for the 2020 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The award is considered the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government for math and science teachers.

Marcia Gardner, 4th grade science teacher, Southern Bluffs Elementary, School District of La Crosse
Sonja Hungness, 6th grade math teacher, Kromrey Middle School, Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District

Mary Ellen Kanthack, 8th grade science teacher, Brookwood Middle School, Genoa City Schools

Leigh Kohlmann, 6th grade science teacher, Rock River Intermediate School, Waupun Area School District

Lois Womack, 4th/5th grade math teacher, Marvin Pratt Elementary School, Milwaukee Public Schools

#wiedu #wischat #PAEMST

ICYMI: 100 MPS students will be receiving new desks from Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE). MSOE is hosting a desk ...
12/17/2020
MSOE to donate new desks to Milwaukee Public School students

ICYMI: 100 MPS students will be receiving new desks from Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE). MSOE is hosting a desk drive to provide students with proper workspaces for virtual learning at home. #ThankYou #MPSProud

Read the story at: https://bit.ly/2LModvm

100 Milwaukee Public School students will be receiving new desks from the Milwaukee School of Engineering.

Check this out! Milwaukee Recreation and Arts @ Large are looking for local artists to be a part of our spectacular play...
12/17/2020

Check this out! Milwaukee Recreation and Arts @ Large are looking for local artists to be a part of our spectacular playfield renovation project at Southgate Playfield!

Please visit our website to apply and find more details on the project, timeline, compensation, playfield, and more: bit.ly/3oYUTzU

Milwaukee Recreation and Arts @ Large are looking for local artists to be a part of our spectacular playfield renovation project at Southgate Playfield!

This public art project is focused on beautifying various areas of the newly renovated Southgate Playfield with engaging and interactive artwork. The areas of beautification include three concrete oval planters and four walking path nodes.

Please visit our website to apply and find more details on the project, timeline, compensation, playfield, and more: bit.ly/3oYUTzU

Join us in celebrating alumni Heroes Among Us during these challenging times in our lives. #HeroesAmongUsToday we celebr...
12/17/2020

Join us in celebrating alumni Heroes Among Us during these challenging times in our lives. #HeroesAmongUs

Today we celebrate MPS Alumni Damon Shoates . David you make us #MPSProud!
Read the full story at: https://bit.ly/3mqIDXd

MPS wants family input—take our survey!Please take our survey and offer input about your child’s virtual learning experi...
12/16/2020

MPS wants family input—take our survey!

Please take our survey and offer input about your child’s virtual learning experience this semester, along with your thoughts about returning to face-to-face learning.

Take our survey at: http://mpsmke.com/familysurvey

Tune in, stream or watch the Regular Monthly Board Meeting: Thurs. Dec. 17, 6:30 P.M.The meeting will be broadcast on WY...
12/16/2020

Tune in, stream or watch the Regular Monthly Board Meeting: Thurs. Dec. 17, 6:30 P.M.

The meeting will be broadcast on WYMS 88.9 FM, or on Spectrum Channel 13, & via livestream (audio) or watch live on the MPS YouTube channel @: http://mpsmke.com/boardcast

To access the online agendas, please visit https://esb.milwaukee.k12.wi.us/

Most MPS high schools have first semester final exams scheduled for December 18 to 22, 2020. Students and families can t...
12/16/2020

Most MPS high schools have first semester final exams scheduled for December 18 to 22, 2020.

Students and families can take steps to prepare to improve success. Follow these tips at https://bit.ly/2IRkawC to ensure a good exam experience.

Do you have a bachelor’s degree and an interest in becoming a teacher? Join us! Learn about the many opportunities to be...
12/15/2020

Do you have a bachelor’s degree and an interest in becoming a teacher? Join us! Learn about the many opportunities to become a teacher and make a positive impact in the lives of children.

Join us TOMORROW for the MPS Virtual Hiring Event! MPS staff will share information on certification programs to obtain licensure quickly and at a minimal cost. The MPS employment application process is easy and staff will be ready to assist and answer questions.

More info at mpsmke.com/jobfair or call 414.475.8224.

Check out some of the photos from Victory K-8 & Milwaukee Italian Immersion School Spirit Week! #MPSProud
12/15/2020

Check out some of the photos from Victory K-8 & Milwaukee Italian Immersion School Spirit Week! #MPSProud

SPIRIT WEEK FUN PICS!
Thanks Ms. M for dressing up as a snow man and wearing your amazing hat! Tomorrow is dress like a candy cane day. What will YOU wear?

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Milwaukee Public Schools is committed to accelerating student achievement, cultivating leadership and building stronger, more positive relationships between the city’s youth and adults who can showcase the path to success. The district’s commitment to improvement continues to show results. Learn more about MPS by visiting http://mpsmke.com/news.

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