Groundbreaking at South Stadium as demolition, reconstruction begins
Milwaukee Public Schools student athletes joined MPS Superintendent Gregory Thornton, Common Council President Michael Murphy, School Board Director Tatiana Joseph, School Board Director Terrance Falk and Ald. Jose Perez on Thursday to celebrate a groundbreaking as demolition and reconstruction begins for the district's 90-year-old South Stadium.
"Access to athletics is critical to a well-rounded education," Dr. Thornton said. "We are proud to strengthen that access with the up-to-date facilities the children of this community deserve."
See more photos from the groundbreaking here.
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Extra Credit: Jump Rope for Heart
Students at MPS' James W. Riley Elementary School raised about $2,000 to combat heart disease and stroke through Jump Rope for Heart, the international charitable event that started right here at Milwaukee Public Schools in 1978. Read more here. The $2,000 total is about four times as much money as the school had ever raised before. Congratulations Riley students and educators!
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