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Every school surrounded by a park

Published Jan. 29, 2013

Even a century ago, landscape architect Jens Jensen understood that the schoolyard could be both an area of recreation and exercise and of learning. It could offer an outdoor classroom. Green schoolyards, Jensen said, would improve the lives of more than just the school community. A number of Milwaukee schools are turning Jensen's words into reality all across the city.

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Brown Street to Groppi High: A look at vintage school buildings

Published May 11, 2011

Like me, it seems that quite a few other folks are curious about and fascinated by old school buildings. The response to my blogs about the Henry Koch-designed Garfield Avenue School and Kagel Elementary were well-received and got me a number of e-mails and in-person comments. Those led to an afternoon of exploration.

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Local schools celebrate Black History Month

Published Jan. 31, 2011

February is Black History Month and lots of schools in Milwaukee are taking time to honor African American contributions to this country. Here is how a few local schools are recognizing the special month.

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Brewers bullpen catcher helps kids get their mitts on warm coats

Published Nov. 24, 2010

Racine native Marcus Hanel is Brewers' bullpen catcher. That means it's his job to make sure the Brewers' pitching staff stays warm. Today, however, Hanel is making sure 300 of the 370 kids at Milwaukee Public Schools' Brown Street Academy will stay warm this winter.

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