North division

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9 old school Milwaukee school postcards

Published May 26, 2020

Here, for a nice stroll down memory lane, are postcard images of nine vintage Milwaukee public schoolhouses. They are a mix of buildings that survive and that are now long gone.

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MPS board approves plan to restructure 53206 schools

Published Aug. 5, 2018

The Milwaukee Public Schools board unanimously approved a proposal at its July 26 meeting to reconfigure nine schools in the 53206 ZIP code, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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Schoolhouse fires seem to flare up in bunches

Published June 9, 2014

1918, 1969 and 1978 were especially bad years for fires in schoolhouses in Milwaukee, a city that an insurance adjuster had said possessed an exemplary record of fire safety.

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Doin' the Daddy/Daughter Dance

Published Jan. 28, 2013

It's time for the annual Daddy/Daughter Dance again at North Division. And, once again, the idea makes me go, "awwww."