Results tagged with 'schools'
Published May 15, 2019
As agricultural program coordinator at MPS' Parkside School of the Arts in Bay View, Erin Dentice has worked hard to green the school's grounds and much more. Anyone who knows her, won't be surprised to hear she's got a full slate of activities with kids from a number of MPS schools this spring.
Published May 12, 2019
The Youth Empowerment Program hosted at the Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center, which began in 2015, seeks to connect youths to their tribal history, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Published April 16, 2019
After reaching the finals of their regional competition in Chicago, the Riverside University High School RoboTigers are on their way to the FIRST Robotics world championship in Detroit later this month. But they could use help, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Published March 24, 2019
Assembly could be befuddling or it could be boring - but no assembly has even been remotely like the one recently held at Highland Community School, a chat that evolved into a visit from a sentient quadrilateral and a man in a tie speaking in squawks.
Published Feb. 4, 2019
The Light & Unite Red annual campaign focuses on educating people on the dangers of substance abuse while also connecting them with treatment and preventive options. This year, it recruited youths to advocate against substance abuse among their peers, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
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July 22, 2013by Michael J. Petrilli and Michelle GiningerThe Thomas B. Fordham InstituteWisconsin governor Scott Walker has been called a lot of things over the past two years; many of these epithets are unprintable in this family-friendly publication. But according to a new Fordham report, he de...
Opportunities Lost in Milwaukee
Statement of Alderman Bob Donovan
December 16, 2009
During its special session today in Madison, the Wisconsin Legislature chose to delay action on historic legislation that would give Milwaukee’s mayor the power to appoint the superintendent ...
As I start my first beginning of the school year, I wonder why the uproar about the mayor taking over? I am fully aware of the impending accountability of teaching 4th grade and the high pressure testing that my students will encounter. Yet, I am short on textbooks, I have outdated and incomplete...
This column appears in the March 11 edition of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.Sports fans do it from their seats. Millions do it to help choose the next "American Idol." President Barack Obama even used it to give supporters the scoop on his choice for a running mate. ...
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