School Events

Keeping Students Fed While Schools Are Closed

April 29, 2020

Across the globe, millions of students are under stay at home orders due to the coronavirus pandemic. But many of those children rely on school lunches to be fed throughout the week. Worried for those students, school staff in Milwaukee have volunteered to feed students every day of the pandemic. Watch the story at Matter…

United Nations World Fair

April 12, 2019

Students from 13 MPS schools took charge of the UWM Panther Arena on April 11 to share their knowledge of countries across the globe. Student displays included photos, maps, and important facts about each country and culture. Projects dug deep to explore the strengths and challenges of each nation and the role each country plays…

Author Paul Noth Visits MPS

February 2, 2019

Celebrated author and cartoonist Paul Noth, an alumnus of Rufus King High School and Trowbridge School, made another visit to Milwaukee Public Schools on February 1st. He visited students at Metcalfe School to discuss writing, drawing, the creative process, and his notebook of Bad Ideas. He also visited Boswell Book Company in an event open…

Hidden Figures

October 6, 2017

MPS Foundation kicks off fundraising campaign to launch the next generation of STEM heroes Thanks to the generous support of a group of African-American community leaders, more than 10,000 MPS students will have the opportunity to attend a screening of Hidden Figures, the hit movie that tells the incredible story of three brilliant African-American women…

Bon Voyage!

July 26, 2017

MPS Students Depart for Washington, D.C. Students from MacDowell Montessori School departed for Washington, D.C. Monday, October 23 as part of a Learning Journeys pilot program that provides a four day, all expenses paid educational experience in the nation’s capital.

Give the Bucks’ Jabari Parker an assist

July 26, 2017

Parker nominated for NBA Community Assist Award for work with MPS Voting for the award begins Wednesday, April 25 at 11 a.m. and ends Sunday May 6. Votes double on the first and last day and voting is easy.