‘Believe in Bay View’ meetings begin Tuesday, Nov. 13 and run through Nov. 26
A series of meetings to discuss transforming Bay View Middle and High School is set to begin Tuesday, November 13.
The ‘Believe in Bay View’ meetings offer an opportunity for parents and neighbors to share opinions, listen to others’ ideas and assist Milwaukee Public Schools as it develops a long-term plan for the school. Those who cannot attend meetings are invited to share thoughts via email: [email protected].
“We invite our community to share ideas to grow student achievement and improve the school climate at Bay View Middle and High School,” MPS Superintendent Gregory Thornton said. “Parents are our most important partners and neighborhood support is critical as we look to enhance outcomes at the school.” The meeting schedule is as follows:
Tuesday, November 13th, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.: Burdick Elementary School, 4348 S. Griffin Avenue, Milwaukee 53207
Tuesday, November 13th, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.: MPS Central Services Room 206-208, 5225 W. Vliet Street, Milwaukee 53208
Wednesday, November 14th, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.: Dover/Tippecanoe Schools, 2969 S. Howell Avenue, Milwaukee 53207
Wednesday, November 14th, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Riley School, 2424 S. 4th Street, Milwaukee 53207
Thursday, November 15th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.. Fernwood Montessori School, 3239 S. Pennsylvania Avenue, Milwaukee 53207
Thursday, November 15th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Gwen T. Jackson School, 2121 W. Hadley Street, Milwaukee 53206
Monday, November 26th, 4:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. AND 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Bay View Middle and High School, 2751 S. Lenox Street, Milwaukee 53207
Milwaukee Public Schools is Wisconsin’s largest school district, serving nearly 80,000 students in more than 160 schools across the city. U.S. News and World Report named MPS’ Rufus King International School and Ronald Wilson Reagan College Preparatory High School the two best high schools in the state and among the 200 best in the country in 2012. In the past year, Milwaukee Public Schools posted a growing graduation rate 17 points higher than the rate for 2000.