Milwaukee Academy of Science to expand with addition of second campus

Milwaukee Academy of Science will open a second campus, at the former Penfield Montessori School at 2433 W. Cherry St. in Milwaukee this fall, school officials announced Thursday. Shuttered by Penfield at the close of the 2022-23 school year, the building served pre-kindergarten through 6th grades for roughly seven years. Read the full article from… Read more »

Closing the Gap: Choice & Charter School

The Milwaukee Academy of Science (MAS) got its start in 2000 with the intent of closing a significant gap in minority achievement in the health sciences. It’s delivered. 2023 marked the ninth straight year the school achieved a perfect post-secondary school acceptance rate – boasting nearly $10 million in scholarships won by its students this year. The… Read more »

Milwaukee Academy of Science ends Waupun’s bid for repeat in WIAA Division 3 state girls basketball semifinals

ASHWAUBENON — Beautiful Waheed’s pre-game warmup shirt said it all in terms of the mentality of the Milwaukee School of Academy program entering Thursday’s Division 3 state semifinal meeting with top seed Waupun (20-8), the defending D3 champions. “Never give up,” the shirt exclaimed, with a photo of Michael Riley, the father of head coach… Read more »

Education Spotlight: How Milwaukee leaders are addressing the city’s educational challenges

An alarming number of children in Milwaukee are performing academically below grade level. That not only raises concerns about their own future, but also the future of the Milwaukee workforce. However some Milwaukee schools are showing promising results. To learn more about the challenges that Milwaukee educators are facing and about what is working for education… Read more »

‘Stepping’ art form practiced by professionals, students

MILWAUKEE – When it comes to the art form of “stepping,” you don’t need any instruments. All you need are your hands and your feet.  Stepping is defined as a percussive dance form using footsteps and claps. It has been a part of African American history for over 100 years, beginning with African American sororities and fraternities…. Read more »

Congrats to our first Varsity Football Team!

We finished our first full Varsity Season with a 5 – 4 record – more wins than loses. MAS was one of the three Milwaukee teams that qualified of Wisconsin WIAA State Playoffs & look forward as our football program will grow next year.

Mayor of Milwaukee Proclaims Oct 29th “Anthony McHenry Day”

The City of Milwaukee & Mayor of Milwaukee proclaimed that Oct 29th is furthermore, Anthony McHenry Day, in honor of his birthday. Our school community joins the celebration of our CEO & the impact he makes on the city of Milwaukee.

Keys Unlocks Players’ Success on the Court and in the Classroom

Since starting the basketball team at Milwaukee Academy of Science (M.A.S.) in 2007, head coach Agape Keys has held high standards for his players on the hardwood and in the classroom. “He (Keys) wants us to practice hard and do everything hard at basketball,” Milwaukee Academy of Science sophomore and varsity basketball player Albert Harrell… Read more »

Milwaukee Academy of Science Class of 2022 sets record in scholarship money

MILWAUKEE — Excitement is in the air at Milwaukee Academy of Science, where the mission is to graduate urban students prepared to compete in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The entire school came together to cheer on the graduating class of 2022, who has a record $10.2 million in scholarships and for the 8th year… Read more »

‘From first grade to first job’: Foundation surprises first graders, families with promise of ongoing support, college scholarships

Milwaukee developer Barry Mandel stood before the graduating class of kindergarteners and their families at Milwaukee Academy of Science and asked them to close their eyes. “I want you to go ahead and dream,” said Mandel, a national board member of the “I Have A Dream” Foundation. “Dream about something you want to do. I want… Read more »