HBCU Week at MAS

Because MAS serves 99% Black students from across the city of Milwaukee, we are committed to representing our students in our teaching staff as well as in the culture and celebrations we have within our school. Last week, Nov. 6th – 10th, students and staff celebrated HBCU (Historically Black College & University) Week with several activities…. Read more »

Playing College Basketball in a Pandemic

Milwaukee Academy of Science is proud that two of our MAS seniors, Kaleim Taylor and Darius Hannah, received Division 1 scholarships to play college basketball. Both were named All-State athletes and the team finished one game away from the State Tournament when the school closed due to the pandemic.  Having two D1 scholarship athletes was… 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 »

From the Desk Of Mr. McHenry

Dear “extended family” of MAS,As I planned for August 31st, the start of the 2020-21 school year, I had to consider the challenges the spring and summer brought to our country and city; specifically to Black and Brown families and children growing up in poverty. COVID-19 provides a painful reminder that issues in our country become crises… Read more »

5 MAS Seniors Receive Full Rides

As the school year comes to a close, we would like to congratulate our Class of 2020 graduates. We know that this wasn’t the way most of our students expected to end their Senior year, but we believe that their strength and perseverance will lead them to greater horizons. We are proud to say that… Read more »

MAS Stands Out with Quick Response to School Closure

MAS student learning at home

As schools shift to serve students remotely during the COVID-19 crisis, some are emerging as standouts. These schools aren’t stopping at basic worksheet packets and instead are offering students coordinated, school-wide, comprehensive distance learning. City Forward Collective is highlighting these schools to spread best practices and encourage others to keep students moving forward. Read full article

COVID-19 Updates

All COVID-19 MAS Communication, frequently asked questions and resources are listed in the COVID-19 Updates Tab on the MAS Website. “We are living through a very unique and challenging time and yet our priority remains to keep our staff and students safe.” – Mr. Anthony McHenry, CEO

Senior Division I Scholarship Winners

Our boy’s basketball team is heading back to Regionals this year! The team has worked very hard all year to get to where they are. The boy’s are currently 17-3 on the season and continue to dominate on any given night. The team is led by our two seniors, Kaleim Taylor and Darius Hannah. Both… Read more »

Full Ride to Duke University


Stephon Ricks, a senior at Milwaukee Academy of Science has been accepted into Duke University with a full admission scholarship through QuestBridge. These are two outstanding accomplishments. The first accomplishment is that Stephon Ricks was accepted at the prestigious Duke University where he was part of the 8% of the total applicants that are admitted…. Read more »