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East Middle School Student Journalism

*The following news stories were written by East Middle School eighth grade students as part of an investigative journalism writing unit. Why are Some Students Thinking About Quitting Band? By Hailey Dziedic If...

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Oak Creek School Redistricting- The issue of Bussing

As a grandmother who has two young children in the Oak Creek/Franklin school district I am speaking on be half of "my" grandchildren. The school board has recently "tweaked" their redistricting...

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University of Wisconsin Parkside, Senior Send Off

Senior Send Off, Winter 2015 Graduates UW-Parkside Student Center Bridge Wednesday, Nov. 11, 11 a.m. 1 p.m., and Thursday, Nov 12, 4-6 p.m. 900 Wood Rd, Kenosha, WI 53141 Winter commencement is quickly approaching...

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Oak Creek School Proposed Redistricting Segregates Franklin residents to One School

The New Oak Creek-Franklin Superintendent and ADHOC Community Task Force has proposed a 9-2 Final redistricting map that segregates all the Franklin residents in the Oak Creek school district into...

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MATC to Hold Open House at Oak Creek Campus Oct. 17

Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Oak Creek Campus will hold an open house from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 17, at the campus, 6665 S. Howell Ave. MATC will hold four open houses...

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UW-Parkside's October Science Night!

Science Night -- The ABC’s of Nanotechnology: Atoms, Bits, and Civilizations Nicole Ryan, Administrative Support October Science Night: “The ABC’s of Nanotechnology: Atoms, Bits, and Civilizations” Wednesday, Oct. 14, 7-8p.m. Greenquist Hall 103 Free Admission The...

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GO Riteway Kicks Off School Bus Safety Week - October 19th

National School Bus Safety Week October 19-23, 2015 Be Smart – Be Seen, I wait in a safe place! Wisconsin – October, 2015 - This year October 19th kicks off National School...

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AFS Seeks Host Families

South Milwaukee High School normally has several exchange students through the AFS program, but this year we do not have any! Hosting an exchange student is an amazing opportunity for...

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Herbert Lowe featured speaker at UW-Parkside

“Your Personal Life Can Get You Hired” Featuring Herbert Lowe, journalism professional in residence and director of the O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism at the Marquette University Diederich College of...

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Alverno College Students Awarded Scholarships

Several Alverno College students have been awarded scholarships for the 2015/2016 academic year. • Cecilia Marrero, an Education major, has been awarded the American Family Insurance Scholarship in the amount of $650. • Mariah...

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Character Education Recognized in South Milwaukee: South Milwaukee School District Earns State District of Character Award

(South Milwaukee, WI – August 25, 2015) – Superintendent Dr. Rita Olson announced today that South Milwaukee School District received the State School District of Character Award from the Wisconsin...

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UW-Parkside Faculty and Staff Honored by UW System

The University of Wisconsin System has announced recipients of the 2015 Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award, and the Dr. P.B. Poorman Award for outstanding achievement on behalf of...

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Milwaukee/NARI Foundation Announces 2015 Fall Semester Scholarship Recipients

The Milwaukee/NARI Foundation, Inc., the educational and charitable arm of the Milwaukee/NARI Home Improvement Council, Inc., announced that the following students will receive Foundation scholarships for attending the institutions listed...

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How to Make Sure Your Child Succeeds in School this Year

Wauwatosa, Wis. – We all know that a great education can lead to a great future. As parents, you can help to ensure your children’s success by taking an active...

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Alverno College Awarded Two-Year College Ready Grant from Great Lakes

Alverno College was one of nine colleges and community-based organizations that received a College Ready grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. Nearly $270,000 will fund two full years...

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Thankful for a tobacco-free Dad

My name is Chula and I want to share this story about my dad with everyone. My dad is an amazing dad he has always been there for me and...

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Oak Creek West Middle School Awards

Oak Creek West Middle School eighth-grade students have earned Presidential Awards for Outstanding Academic Excellence and Achievement. Students received pins, certificates, and a congratulatory letter from President Bush. The Gold...

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South Milwaukee Alum receives Chancellor's Award at UW Parkside

South Milwaukee High School graduate and Valedictorian (2011) Alyssa Maciejewski has been selected as the Chancellor's Award recipient for the 2015 graduating class of the University of Wisconsin Parkside. This...

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Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten

Oak Creek, Wis. – Starting kindergarten is a big step for any child. That’s why it is so important that you are sure your child is ready for kindergarten before...

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Life Celebration Dr. Anna Maria Williams

Event honoring founder of UW-Parkside pre-health program Friday, May 1. The University of Wisconsin-Parkside and the university’s College of Natural and Health Sciences host a life celebration honoring the teaching, research...

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Community Watch

» Plans for Alyson Dudek ice skating center move forward with donation 11/25

» Missing Franklin man found dead on Nov. 24 near Oak Leaf Bike Trail 11/25

» Police identify body found near bike trail as missing Franklin man 11/25

» Oak Creek girls basketball team looks to dominate with depth 11/24

» Wisconsin DOT: South 27th Street is open for business during holiday season 11/24

» Meijer to provide food for Oak Creek's annual 'Evening of Blessings' 11/24

» Greendale School Board Academy to be held for prospective spring election candidates 11/24

» Franklin girls basketball team has talent, looks for depth 11/24

» Oak Creek pulls away late to beat Brookfield Central, 59-46 11/21

» Oak Creek 8th graders 'view the world' as journalists in writing unit, 4 essays to be posted online 11/19

» Updated state championship game rankings of area prep football teams and players 11/19

» Franklin's $37 million budget has no tax change 11/18

» Rawson Avenue closure beginning Nov. 18 11/18

» Cudahy man found dead near hunting tree stand in Adams County 11/18

» Greendale trustees raise tax levy 1 percent, bump up budget by 45 percent to construct fire station 11/18

» Coming off good season, will Oak Creek football team dare to be great? 11/17

» Nine Oak Creek athletes sign letters of intent 11/17

» Franklin, Oak Creek swimmers finish well at state 11/17

» Hales Corners Chamber of Commerce to host social on Nov. 24 11/17

» Oak Creek Culver's to host annual Kids2Kids Toy Drive 11/16

» Hales Corners 2016 proposed budget sees 'nominal increase' 11/16

» Legacy Spa & Salon to host networking event on Nov. 7 in Hales Corners 11/16

» Greendale's first fire engine, which entered service in 1938, returns home 11/16

» Videos: Arrowhead stuns Franklin in epic football finish 11/14

» Resident invited to special Packers event after solving Associated Bank's 'turf search' in Oak Creek 11/13

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