Full STEAM ahead: School expansion gives students chance to learn trade skills

MILWAUKEE— The Milwaukee Academy of Science recently celebrated the end of construction on its third floor expansion, creating additional space for the growing student body.  MAS is a STEAM focused school, which means they specialize in science, technology, engineering, arts and math. CEO Anthony McHenry said over the years, the school has experienced steady growth,… Read more »

Milwaukee Tool partners with charter school

MILWAUKEE – A Milwaukee charter school aiming to address a significant gap in minority achievement in sciences is now providing even more exposure to students thanks to a partnership with Milwaukee Tool.  It comes at a time where interest in the school is booming as there’s been a waitlist for about three years.  Link to article here

Milwaukee Academy of Science kicking off expansion project

The Milwaukee Academy of Science is kicking off construction this week for its planned 20,000-square-foot expansion. The school, located at 2000 W. Kilbourn Ave. in what once housed the Milwaukee Hospital and Sinai Samaritan Medical Center, plans to build out the expansion in vacant space on its campus and construct a new athletic facility. MAS officials will… Read more »

Day in the Life: Quision Harrell

More about Quision Harrell…Quision started at MAS in K4 and is graduating in a few short months.  Quision, currently, is putting all of his energy into school, work and Black Student Union. After leaving MAS during his sophomore year, Quision found himself at a high school with incredibly low academic expectations. It was then that he knew that he needed… Read more »

Day in the Life: Dakota Jones

About Dakota…Dakota Jones started at MAS in K4 and is now a HS senior. She is the captain of her cheer team and is a classroom leader. Losing her aunt, her Grandma, and her uncle have been some of the biggest challenges for Dakota. Yet, she believes in her education and appreciates MAS teachers loving… Read more »

Day in the Life of Parent Charles James III

About Charles “Ant”  James IIIMr. James is currently a fourth-grade Special Education teacher for Milwaukee Public Schools. With his fiancée Shay, he is a parent of seven children, the three oldest being students that attend MAS (7th Grader Nyzhaya Scott-James, 7th Shaniya Woods & 4th Grader Qimora Woods Tolefree). Charles is a tremendous family-oriented man. God, love, family, knowledge,… Read more »

Day in the Life: Tristen Porter

More about Tristen…Tristen Porter is an 8th-grade student who has been at MAS since 1st grade. He sees himself as a role model, as he should, especially as he has been on High Honor Roll EVERY YEAR of his academic career! His favorite color is royal blue. He is tall for a 13-year-old, standing at… Read more »

Day in the Life of HaVannah Goggans

HaVannah BreAnn Goggans is a first grader at Milwaukee Academy of Science. HaVannah is the youngest of seven siblings who have enthusiastically attended MAS. Her Mom is a chef and father works for UPS. HaVannah’s likes watching movies with her family, dancing and taking pictures, and playing her brother’s video games. A fun story about… Read more »

Day in the Life: Ms. Ghee

About Ms. Ghee…Ms. Ghee has been MAS’ 8th grade Science Teacher for 3 years. A mantra that is getting Ms. Ghee through this demanding time is “ I can and I will because others are depending on me”. In fact, Ms. Ghee has many depending on her as she juggles virtual learning with four wonderful… Read more »

Day in the Life: YeIvanna Taylor Watkins

More about YeIvanna…When asked to describe herself, 12th grader YeIvanna Taylor-Watkin said she is not an average kid. She has been in foster care five times since she was 3 months old and currently lives in a group home. She recalls that at age 12, she made a decision about who she wanted to be…. Read more »