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Mini-Revival on W. North Avenue

Mini-Revival on W. North Avenue

Leave job, turn entrepreneur, help drive urban revival.

The Rise of Washington H.S. Chess Team

The Rise of Washington H.S. Chess Team

Coach Michael Moore took team from nowhere to 11th in the state.

‘Institutional Racism and Its Effects’ Topic of MATC’s ‘Diversity Dialogues’ Forum on March 11
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‘Institutional Racism and Its Effects’ Topic of MATC’s ‘Diversity Dialogues’ Forum on March 11

The community workshops are based on topics discussed in MATC’s “Introduction to Diversity Studies” course.

“Immigrant Cultures” Topic of MATC’s Jan. 14 “Diversity Dialogues”
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“Immigrant Cultures” Topic of MATC’s Jan. 14 “Diversity Dialogues”

The community workshops are based on topics discussed in MATC’s “Introduction to Diversity Studies” course.

Fear and Racism in America

Fear and Racism in America

Annual Summit on Milwaukee has frank, post-election discussion of race.

Op-Ed: More Police Is Not the Answer
Op-Ed

More Police Is Not the Answer

Better trained police — and spending on services for under-served neighborhoods — is a better approach.

Milwaukee Board of School Directors approve $1.3 million investment in MPS C.A.R.E.S.
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Milwaukee Board of School Directors approve $1.3 million investment in MPS C.A.R.E.S.

Initiative provides safe space for Milwaukee young people and families

Milwaukee Public Schools launches new initiative to give young people a safe place
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Milwaukee Public Schools launches new initiative to give young people a safe place

MPS C.A.R.E.S. offers expanded evening programming, wellness activities for youth and families

Marquette receives $1 million NSF grant so Milwaukee teachers can earn certification to teach computer science
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Marquette receives $1 million NSF grant so Milwaukee teachers can earn certification to teach computer science

Marquette will administer the grant for nearly 200 MPS teachers to receive certification to teach computer science.

Tour Highlights Sherman Park

Tour Highlights Sherman Park

Common Ground has redeveloped 75 homes in the area, tour highlighted many of the homes.

MPS, Bartolotta Restaurants gala event expands culinary arts education
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MPS, Bartolotta Restaurants gala event expands culinary arts education

Career-readiness program coming to four MPS high schools; gala September 28 at Discovery World

Milwaukee County to Move Forward on $2.3 Million Investment at Mary Ryan Boys & Girls Club in Sherman Park
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Milwaukee County to Move Forward on $2.3 Million Investment at Mary Ryan Boys & Girls Club in Sherman Park

“Recent events in Milwaukee have proven how much we rely on institutions like Boys & Girls Clubs to serve as anchors in their communities,” County Executive Chris Abele said.

North Division Students Design National App

North Division Students Design National App

Their creation is currently in second place in national Fan Favorite competition.

Martha De La Rosa Joins Wisconsin Jobs Now as Executive Director
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Martha De La Rosa Joins Wisconsin Jobs Now as Executive Director

De La Rosa comes to Wisconsin Jobs Now with nearly two decades of experience as an activist and leader in the fight for social and economic justice.

Arts @ Large Purchases 1890s Building

Arts @ Large Purchases 1890s Building

Built by Patrick Cudahy, the building housed a meat market. It's soon to be a haven for artists.

Mobile app created by North Division students is one of six national winners
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Mobile app created by North Division students is one of six national winners

App is aimed at supporting children battling disease with words of encouragement; now for the 2nd year in a row, an MPS student-designed app is eligible for national fan favorite award

Bar Exam: Coffeetails Is For Morning Drinkers
Bar Exam

Coffeetails Is For Morning Drinkers

Cozy cafe and tavern, sister bar of Y-NOT II, is open daily 6 am to 11 am.

New Science Program Sparks South Division

New Science Program Sparks South Division

Academy of Health Sciences serves diverse school where students speak 62 different languages.

Northwestern Mutual to receive fourth annual Mary Ellen Stanek Award
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Northwestern Mutual to receive fourth annual Mary Ellen Stanek Award

Award honoring diversity in corporate governance given by Greater Milwaukee Committee & Milwaukee Women inc.

Big stage for eight MPS boys, girls basketball teams at The City Review
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Big stage for eight MPS boys, girls basketball teams at The City Review

Three state top 10 teams to compete as MPS continues to expand athletic opportunities including new fields, teams

National award-winning mobile application developers will showcase work at iFair
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National award-winning mobile application developers will showcase work at iFair

Washington High School of IT students who created award-winning app will be at iFair Wednesday, November 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Plenty of Horne: Milwaukee School Named After Ben Carson
Plenty of Horne

Milwaukee School Named After Ben Carson

The Benjamin Carson Academy of Science "fails to meet expectations." Remind you of anyone?

Sherman Park Residents Decry Vacant Properties

Sherman Park Residents Decry Vacant Properties

Issue dominates town hall meeting held by Ald. Russell Stamper

Alderman Stamper to host two town hall meetings next week
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Alderman Stamper to host two town hall meetings next week

Alderman Russell W. Stamper, II, invites residents to attend one of two separate town hall meetings next week.

North Division wins one of 20 spots nationwide in mobile app development program
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North Division wins one of 20 spots nationwide in mobile app development program

Announcement set as North joins Lenovo Scholar Network; MPS now home to 2 schools in program connecting students with the resources of Lenovo, NAF and MIT

Ribbon-cuttings set for new MPS athletic fields
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Ribbon-cuttings set for new MPS athletic fields

Rebuilt South Stadium, renovated Custer Stadium part of district effort to strengthen athletic opportunities

Tough Childhood Helps Community Leader Guide Kids

Tough Childhood Helps Community Leader Guide Kids

Ceso Sprewell, cousin of NBA star, loves working as Boys & Girls Club manager.

Washington alumni to award scholarships to their newest colleagues: 20+ grads from the Class of 2015
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Washington alumni to award scholarships to their newest colleagues: 20+ grads from the Class of 2015

Alumni of Milwaukee Public Schools' Washington High School will award scholarships Wednesday to more than 20 of their newest colleagues

National top 5 win for mobile app created by students at MPS’ Washington HS of IT
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National top 5 win for mobile app created by students at MPS’ Washington HS of IT

Now Washington students need help to be voted fan favorite

Volunteers needed for Center Street business district
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Volunteers needed for Center Street business district

Center Street Marketplace BID 39’s purpose is to improve the negative perceptions of crime and safety between the boundaries of 34th and 58th Streets on W. Center St.

MPS sets college financial aid help sessions for every Saturday in February
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MPS sets college financial aid help sessions for every Saturday in February

Weeknight option also available; efforts are a part of College Goal Wisconsin

Hundreds of Volunteers to Join City Year Milwaukee for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
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Hundreds of Volunteers to Join City Year Milwaukee for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Mandela Barnes, Superintendent Driver, Julia A. Uihlein will join volunteers to beautify Milwaukee Public Schools’ Washington High School of Information Technology

Looking for a new school for the fall? MPS enrollment now open in person or online
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Looking for a new school for the fall? MPS enrollment now open in person or online

Apply by Feb. 21 for your best opportunity for a seat in your first-choice school

MPS’ Hamilton senior Kevon Looney named a McDonald’s All American
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MPS’ Hamilton senior Kevon Looney named a McDonald’s All American

Honor student, basketball standout is 2nd player to win the honor in MPS history; 6th ever in Wisconsin

Still looking for the right school? Enrollment and playground fun nights begin Monday
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Still looking for the right school? Enrollment and playground fun nights begin Monday

School tours -- and free family fun -- offered at 5 northwest-side MPS schools