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Seven MPS high schools named top in the state
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Seven MPS high schools named top in the state

The Washington Post rates most challenging schools; ranks Rufus King International School best in state

Ray Jivoff Named Artistic Director of Skylight Music Theatre
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Ray Jivoff Named Artistic Director of Skylight Music Theatre

Ray Jivoff has been active in the Milwaukee theatre community as an actor, teacher and director since moving here in 1988.

Milwaukee Public Schools hosts Enrollment Fair to help families select schools and enroll for Fall 2017
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Milwaukee Public Schools hosts Enrollment Fair to help families select schools and enroll for Fall 2017

Representatives from all district schools will be present to showcase programs and answer questions; families can enroll on site

33rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration “We Shall Overcome”
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33rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration “We Shall Overcome”

Presented in Cooperation with the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts

Out Look: Proposed Bill Could Out Gay Students
Out Look

Proposed Bill Could Out Gay Students

Proposals like Texas bill could hurt teens and undermine gay-straight student alliances.

AACT introduces BRAVO! Youth Ensemble
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AACT introduces BRAVO! Youth Ensemble

The multicultural ensemble performs a wide repertoire of songs focusing on African American history and culture.

Advanced Placement Telepresence program expands students’ opportunity
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Advanced Placement Telepresence program expands students’ opportunity

Milwaukee Public Schools program provides classes via remote access

Youth Use Art to Cope With Stress

Youth Use Art to Cope With Stress

TRUE Skool summer intern program teaches teens lasting life skills using the arts.

MPS Student Wins Gold Medal at National NAACP Competition
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MPS Student Wins Gold Medal at National NAACP Competition

Milwaukee High School of the Arts students honored for music, arts

MPS instrumental jazz group wins prestigious national award
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MPS instrumental jazz group wins prestigious national award

DownBeat magazine recognizes Jazz Lab at Milwaukee High School of the Arts; 3rd straight year a group from the high school has won

MPS student wins ‘Rising Star’ award from state music industry
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MPS student wins ‘Rising Star’ award from state music industry

Jonah Roth of Milwaukee High School of the Arts

More MPS high schools make national top school lists
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More MPS high schools make national top school lists

District again takes state's top two Washington Post spots; MPS also home two of the state's U.S. News top 10

Mas Soul–In Concert
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Mas Soul–In Concert

Cover band debuts at Inspiration Studios

6 MPS students win national Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
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6 MPS students win national Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Previous honorees include Ken Burns, Joyce Carol Oates, Sylvia Plath and Andy Warhol

Theater: Star Performer Visits High School
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Star Performer Visits High School

Marcus Center arranges visit to MPS school by star of ‘Cabaret.’

Marcus Center Continues Outreach Program with Milwaukee Public Schools
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Marcus Center Continues Outreach Program with Milwaukee Public Schools

Acting Workshop with Cast of Roundabout Theatre Company's Cabaret

Program Helps 1,700 Low-Income Milwaukee Students Go To College
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Program Helps 1,700 Low-Income Milwaukee Students Go To College

College Possible Milwaukee students submit over 1,700 college applications and have results to show

200+ students from 3 MPS schools will perform at Milwaukee Youth Arts Center
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200+ students from 3 MPS schools will perform at Milwaukee Youth Arts Center

Concert set for Wednesday, November 18 at 11:30 a.m.

New this year: All MPS high schools offering early admissions
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New this year: All MPS high schools offering early admissions

Open houses set as new enrollment period runs from October 5 through November 2

African American Children’s Theatre Enrolling Children at NO COST
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African American Children’s Theatre Enrolling Children at NO COST

The fun, interactive after-school theatre arts classes at African American Children's Theatre provide children with opportunities to learn life skills along with singing, dancing and acting.

Peck Pavilion Dance: Questions for Xalaat African Dance
Peck Pavilion Dance

Questions for Xalaat African Dance

Winners of Rainbow Dance Competition in 2013 and 2014, the group marries African music and dance.

Record-breaking $36.7 million in scholarships for the MPS Class of 2015
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Record-breaking $36.7 million in scholarships for the MPS Class of 2015

Third consecutive record total; Class of 2015 more than doubled Class of 2012's total

2 MPS high schools among state’s 15 best in new U.S. News rankings
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2 MPS high schools among state’s 15 best in new U.S. News rankings

MPS' Ronald Reagan College Preparatory High School ranked 8th and MPS' Rufus King International High School ranked 12th.

MPS high schools take state’s top 2 spots on Washington Post best list
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MPS high schools take state’s top 2 spots on Washington Post best list

6 MPS schools in total make Post's list of schools that challenge students to achieve through college-level exams

Milwaukee Architecture: A City of Theaters
Milwaukee Architecture

A City of Theaters

Since the 19th century’s German language playhouses, the city has built and renovated countless facilities for theater.

Author to encourage families to ‘Fall In Love With Reading’ at Valentine’s Day event
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Author to encourage families to ‘Fall In Love With Reading’ at Valentine’s Day event

Children must be accompanied by an adult for free event hosted by author Brenda McGrath, Walgreens and MPS

Meet leaders, enroll early in 100+ neighborhood and specialty schools at MPS fair
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Meet leaders, enroll early in 100+ neighborhood and specialty schools at MPS fair

MPS All-School Enrollment Fair is set for Saturday, January 31 at Milwaukee High School of the Arts

Winners of scholarship contest express their love of freedom
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Winners of scholarship contest express their love of freedom

News release from Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs

County Executive Abele & Mayor Barrett Host 9/11 Ceremony
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County Executive Abele & Mayor Barrett Host 9/11 Ceremony

Mayor Tom Barrett, County Executive Chris Abele, Governor Scott Walker, British Ambassador Sir Peter Westmacott and other local leaders will honor the victims of September 11, 2001.

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents Ken Ludwig’s LEND ME A TENOR
100+ schools – including options exclusive to MPS – to be showcased at Enrollment Fair
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100+ schools – including options exclusive to MPS – to be showcased at Enrollment Fair

Strong neighborhood, arts, CTE, IB, language immersion and Montessori schools on display for those looking for a new school for next year or coming years

Devoted MPS teacher awarded for long-standing support of Dr. King celebration program
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Devoted MPS teacher awarded for long-standing support of Dr. King celebration program

Surprise event Friday at MPS’ Milwaukee High School of the Arts preceded public event on Sunday

One of America’s ‘Best and Brightest Young Artists’ is at MPS’ Milwaukee High School of the Arts
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One of America’s ‘Best and Brightest Young Artists’ is at MPS’ Milwaukee High School of the Arts

MHSA students have received the national honor for four straight years

MPS’ Milwaukee High School of the Arts presents ‘Blues In The Night’
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MPS’ Milwaukee High School of the Arts presents ‘Blues In The Night’

Shows at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8 and Saturday, Nov. 9; 2 p.m. show on Sunday, Nov. 10. All shows at MPS' Milwaukee High School of the Arts, 2300 W. Highland Avenue, Milwaukee. Tickets are $4 for students, $6 for adults

From Afro-Cuban to Aztec, bachata, Hmong, rock and salsa, MPS student performance highlights diverse cultures
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From Afro-Cuban to Aztec, bachata, Hmong, rock and salsa, MPS student performance highlights diverse cultures

15 MPS schools participating in Friday Marcus Center 'Cantos de las Americas' event

5 MPS students, 5 MPS educators win Herb Kohl Foundation scholarships, fellowships
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5 MPS students, 5 MPS educators win Herb Kohl Foundation scholarships, fellowships

Awards net students, staff and schools $15,000

MPS student-produced exhibit honors memories of city’s Bronzeville neighborhood
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MPS student-produced exhibit honors memories of city’s Bronzeville neighborhood

Standing on Their Shoulders: Memories of Bronzeville, presented by KnowThyself, opens Thursday with reception at MPS’ Milwaukee High School of the Arts

MKE Follies: Lots of art, lots of opportunities
MKE Follies

Lots of art, lots of opportunities

This bimonthly variety show, started by Katie Rhyme and Karen Zakrzewski, offers new artists a new venue.