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 »

Summer School Success

We want to congratulate our phenomenal students for completing virtual summer school! Thank you to our Summer School Partners, City Forward Collective & the National Summer School Initiative for funding our summer program. Our five-week Summer program provided four hours of daily instruction to our 3rd-6th grade scholars. Virtual summer school continued our students’ academic… Read more »

Impact Report

We are really excited to announce that we released our very first Impact Report to the public. You can find it here: https://www.milwaukeeacademyofscience.org/impact-report/ We feel it’s a great representation of our unique educational model and the amazing success of our school this year. We hope you will make time to read it.

Mr. Anthony McHenry’s Statement of Support

To the Milwaukee Academy of Science (MAS) Community: I greet you with profound anger and sorrow over the senseless death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers. I am equally disturbed at the continued systematic biases and institutional racism that makes police brutality and injustices in the criminal system a frequent occurrence…. 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 »

Grunau’s Legacy of Leadership

Gary Grunau

“Gary worked tirelessly to invigorate institutions throughout Milwaukee to nurture, cultivate, and inspire some of our greatest minds.” 1 We are sad to announce that Gary Grunau passed away on Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 after his long battle with brain cancer. Gary was one of the founding board members of Milwaukee Academy of Science and… Read more »

MAS awarded Burke Grant

Burke Foundation Logo

Milwaukee Academy of Science is delighted to be awarded one of the eight grants on behalf of the Burke Foundation. We look forward to investing the grant to increases general operations including instructional technology, instructional support staff, and administrative support.   The Burke Foundation was founded by late Richard Burke, former chairperson of Trek Bicycle…. Read more »

Thank You For Attending the Celebration!

Thank you to everyone who attended and participated in the annual Partnership Celebration held last week Thursday. Over 25 community partners and sponsors were in attendance to help MAS celebrate this years accomplishments! Volunteer of the year award was won by Susan Chase. Project of the year was won by Marquette University and Discovery World…. Read more »