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Milwaukee Succeeds releases Milestone Report

To support the community-wide effort to achieve success for every Milwaukee student from cradle to career, Milwaukee Succeeds today released its inaugural Milestone Report. The findings of the report will...

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Greendale Students Get Ready for Summer Reading

As the school year came to a close, Greendale elementary students attended an assembly with Lisa Reinke, the Greendale Public Library Youth Services Librarian. Ms. Reinke presented the 2013 Summer...

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World War II Vet Shares His Experiences with 8th Graders

Recently, 8th graders at Greendale Middle School hosted a visit from Eugene "Gene" Schulz, a World War II Veteran, and his wife Elanore. Students in 8th grade have been studying...

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Alverno College Appoints Vice President for Enrollment Services

Kate Lundeen has been appointed Vice President for Enrollment Services at Alverno College. In this role, she will direct all aspects of the College’s Admissions Department, including recruitment for undergraduate...

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Alverno College Receives Great Lakes “College Ready” Grant

Alverno College received a College Ready grant in the amount of $72,600 from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. This grant will benefit 38 first-generation students, most of them from...

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GMS Author Visit Promotes Literacy, Love of Books!

Having an opportunity to meet a real, live author is a great way to connect students to books. Greendale Middle School 8th graders recently enjoyed a morning with author Amy Timberlake,...

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Free Culinary Camps for High School Students to be Held at MATC’s Oak Creek Campus in June

Two free weeklong culinary camps for high school students 16 and older will be held June 17-21 and June 24-29 at Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Oak Creek Campus, 6665 S....

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Engineering Students Sorting Out Details of a Tough Project

Greendale High School's Project Lead the Way Principles of Engineering class tackled a tough project over the last few weeks. Their task was to build a marble sorter using FischerTechniks...

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Alverno College Will Hold its 147th Commencement on May 17 and 18

Alverno College will hold its 147th commencement this weekend as 172 students walk across the Pitman Theatre stage (39th St. and Morgan Ave.) to receive their undergraduate degrees. The...

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Virtual Education: Why it can work for you

Virtual Education: Why it can work for you Every day, Wisconsin teachers strive to fulfill fundamental goals of education: to foster a love of learning and challenge students to try new...

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Kradwell School celebrates 50 years of changing lives

Kradwell School, a free-standing alternative school in Wauwatosa dedicated to serving middle and high school students, is marking its 50th anniversary with an evening celebration on Tuesday, May 21 at...

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Generous Donation Will Double Alverno College Bike Exchange Program

The Alverno College bike exchange program is about to get a big boost thanks to the folks at Wheel & Sprocket’s Brookfield location. The bike shop is donating eight reconditioned...

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Greendale Students Work For Youth Tobacco Prevention

Greendale High School freshman, Alexis Mitchell, testified earlier this spring at a public hearing of the State of Wisconsin Joint Committee on Finance held at Greendale High School. Mitchell’s testimony...

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Schools That Can Milwaukee Receives a Surprise $1 Million, 7 day Challenge Grant

On April 26th, Schools That Can Milwaukee (STCM) hosted a breakfast reception that called for business, community and education leaders to come together to improve Milwaukee’s schools. The event...

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Alverno College Dean Receives Education Advocacy Award

Mary Diez, SSSF, Ph.D., dean of the Alverno College School of Education, was recognized by Marquette University’s College of Education with its Education Advocacy Award. The award recognizes individuals who...

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Open House Highlighting MATC Accelerated Programs to be Held at MATC West Allis May 1

Prospective students are invited to explore Milwaukee Area Technical College’s accelerated associate degree programs at a free open house from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, at the West...

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West Allis/West Milwaukee Chambers, School District , MATC and Manufacturers Hold Events to Encourage Young People to Enter Manufacturing Careers

The West Allis West/Milwaukee Chamber of Commerce and West Allis-West Milwaukee School District, local manufacturers and Milwaukee Area Technical College are joining forces to raise the awareness of middle...

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Explore Arts, Culture, and Diversity at TADA Festival

Greendale School District Art and World Languages Departments and the Camera and Media Club are hosting the Traditional and Digital Arts (TADA) Festival, Friday, April 26, from 4 to 8:30...

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French Immersion Camp

The Academy of Classical Ballet will be holding it's second annual French Immersion Camp, July 8th thru the 19th. Using semi-immersion (English and translations used), ACB provides a fun, natural way...

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MORE Robotics Prepares for World Championship

MORE Robotics, Team 1714, kicked off the 2013 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics build season upon the release of this year’s competition, Ultimate Ascent, in...

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Community Watch

» West Allis superintendent finalists hail from Shorewood, Greendale, MPS 2/23

» Sandra's on the Park to take Mia Famiglia's place in Hales Corners 2/20

» Greenfield Plan Commission mixed on idea of Goodwill opening on S. 76th St. 2/19

» Naked Furniture in Greenfield to close 2/19

» West Allis man arrested on seventh drunken driving charge 2/18

» Two suburban superintendents in top 3 for West Allis-West Milwaukee 2/18

» Greenfield's Naked Furniture to close April 30 2/17

» Greenfield Plan Commission clears Chapman project, Meijer for hearings 2/17

» With Butch's Old Casino downtown to close in March, Butch's Pub opens in West Allis Updated:  2/13

» Federal official encourages more schools to join free meal program 2/11

» West Allis-West Milwaukee superintendent candidate interviews delayed 2/11

» Wisconsin high school under fire for assignment on political ideology 2/10

» West Allis-West Milwaukee officials react to proposed state budget 2/10

» Residents to quiz West Allis-West Milwaukee superintendent candidates 2/10

» Requests to attend Nathan Hale High School in West Allis push attendance over edge 2/10

» 2 men charged in string of south side fast-food robberies 2/9

» My Community Now and Lake Country Now websites switch to Viafoura commenting 2/9

» Greenfield paramedics in viral photo say 'shovel it forward' 2/3

» Greenfield firefighter/paramedics good deed goes viral 2/3

» Answers and winners of the Suburban Selfies contest revealed! 1/29

» West Allis-West Milwaukee School Board saves $1.7 million 1/28

» A West Allis-West Milwaukee District administrator might be laid off 1/27

» West Allis-West Milwaukee School Board approves selling Roosevelt 1/27

» Denny's coming to Highway 100 in Greenfield 1/21

» Suspected getaway driver in deadly robbery tells police being helpful 'in her nature' Updated:  1/19

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