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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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“We Are the Drum” gets ready to thrill audiences

Feb 19, 2024

“We Are the Drum” musical production promises exciting dance and song performances by Milwaukee community members.

News Audience
  • Families
News Type
  • MPS News
Month
  • February
Year
  • 2024

MPS earns national recognition for its School Psychological Services

Feb 19, 2024

The National Association of School Psychologists applauds the district’s broad range of services.

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  • District
News Type
  • MPS News
Month
  • February
Year
  • 2024

Ms. D leads K3 Wrap-Around Program at Fratney School

Feb 15, 2024

Damaris Espada Ortiz, known as Ms. D to her students and staff, is the lead teacher at the Fratney School K3 Wrap-Around Program, which was launched ahead of the 2021-22 academic year to provide full-day learning opportunities to three-year-old kindergarten students.

News Audience
  • Milwaukee Recreation
Month
  • February
Year
  • 2024

MPS students gain insight on a BLMA tour of historically Black colleges and universities

Feb 13, 2024

Visiting the campuses made an impact. It strengthened motivation to succeed and created bonds with peers. The results left an impression on parents, too.

News Audience
  • Students
News Type
  • MPS News
Month
  • February
Year
  • 2024

Fill out FAFSA early for best access to grants for college, mayor and others tell MPS seniors

Feb 12, 2024

The FAFSA shows students which grants and loans are available to pay for college. Students who apply early may have better access to grants and will be able to better plan for college.

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  • District
News Type
  • MPS News
Month
  • February
Year
  • 2024

MPS makes calendar changes because of school cancellations in January

Feb 09, 2024

Families, make note of the changes that now require student attendance at MPS.

News Audience
  • Families
News Type
  • MPS News
Month
  • February
Year
  • 2024

Todd Jackson wins 2023 Barbara Leszczynski Customer Service Award

Feb 08, 2024

Todd Jackson, a longtime aquatics professional with Milwaukee Recreation, has been named the 2023 Barbara Leszczynski Customer Service Award winner! This award, now in its 14th year, is named after Barbara Leszczynski, a former Milwaukee Recreation clerical team member known for her empathy and customer service.

News Audience
  • Milwaukee Recreation
Month
  • February
Year
  • 2024

Site coordinator provides space for enrichment and development at Mitchell CCLC

Feb 08, 2024

Ana Magaña is the site coordinator at Mitchell School's Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Center.

News Audience
  • Milwaukee Recreation
Month
  • February
Year
  • 2024

Help celebrate 50 years of Montessori education in MPS!

Feb 07, 2024

On February 10, MPS will celebrate 50 years of Montessori education in the district. Join us for a celebration!

News Audience
  • Schools
News Type
  • MPS News
Month
  • February
Year
  • 2024

MPS students’ winning speeches in MLK contest give fresh meaning to King’s words

Feb 06, 2024

“Being treated fairly gives us all the chance to show our talents and gifts to the world,” said one young MPS finalist in the annual speech contest sponsored by We Energies.

News Audience
  • Students
News Type
  • MPS News
Month
  • February
Year
  • 2024
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