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We invite you to learn more about Milwaukee Public Schools through the news stories posted below.

Milwaukee Public Schools' Department of Communications and Marketing develops and shares news and information about the district and its schools with the public.

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MPS students and teachers honored by Herb Kohl Educational Foundation

May 20, 2022

Milwaukee Public Schools celebrates teachers and students selected by the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation for awards and scholarships in 2022.

News Audience
  • Staff
News Type
  • MPS News
Month
  • May
Year
  • 2022

Milwaukee Recreation receives 2022 Mayor's Design Award

May 16, 2022

Milwaukee Public Schools’ North Division High School Schoolyard Redevelopment & Milwaukee Recreation’s Franklin Square Playfield Renovation have received a 2022 Mayor’s Design Award.

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  • Milwaukee Recreation
Month
  • May
Year
  • 2022

MPS congratulates Spelling Bee winners in grades 3–5

May 16, 2022

MPS hosted part one of its District Spelling Bee Finals on May 14, with part two coming up on May 21, 2022. Congratulations to our winners!

News Audience
  • Students
News Type
  • MPS News
Month
  • May
Year
  • 2022

MPS hosts College Decision Days to celebrate graduates

May 13, 2022

MPS high schools are honoring students’ career plans on districtwide College Decision Days.

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  • Students
News Type
  • MPS News
Month
  • May
Year
  • 2022

Jazz education program visits MPS

May 13, 2022

MPS is one of only three school districts nationwide selected for a jazz education program by the Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz in May 2022.

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  • Schools
News Type
  • MPS News
Month
  • May
Year
  • 2022

Milwaukee Recreation reintroduces day school water safety program for MPS students

May 12, 2022

This spring, Milwaukee Recreation reintroduced a day school water safety program for Milwaukee Public Schools third grade students. Eight classrooms from three MPS schools are currently participating in the program, including Allen-Field School, LaFollette School, and Lloyd Barbee Montessori School.

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  • Milwaukee Recreation
Month
  • May
Year
  • 2022

MPS shares updated three-year plan for ESSER funding

May 12, 2022

MPS is sharing its revised plan for more than $730 million in ESSER II and III funds over three years.

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  • District
News Type
  • MPS News
Month
  • May
Year
  • 2022

Celebrate summer in Milwaukee with first-ever Family Scavenger Hunt

May 11, 2022

Some challenges will require you to travel to Milwaukee Recreation locations, while others you will be able to complete from the comfort of your home. This is a great way to connect with our city, celebrate summer with your family, and engage in new activities!

News Audience
  • Milwaukee Recreation
Month
  • May
Year
  • 2022

Celebrate School Nurses Day on May 11!

May 11, 2022

MPS appreciates our school nurses who work tirelessly to promote the health and safety of students and staff. Thank you!

News Audience
  • Staff
News Type
  • MPS News
Month
  • May
Year
  • 2022

MPS hosts Spelling Bee Finals on May 14 and 21, 2022

May 10, 2022

MPS will host the District Spelling Bee Finals on May 14 and May 21, 2022, along with sponsor TMJ4.

News Audience
  • Students
News Type
  • MPS News
Month
  • May
Year
  • 2022
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