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Check out the latest edition of the MPSD Connection community newsletter for district celebrations and programs, including a cover story on efforts to teach students about the priceless gem in their backyard: Lake Michigan.

 


Youth Apprenticeship Program Growing

 
Our Youth Apprenticeship Program continues to grow and serve as a valuable experience for students in career exploration and skills training. Thank you to YA Coordinator Bonnie Proszenyak, School-to-Work Coordinator Ashley Armstrongand all the individuals and businesses who partner with us to give these students such valuable experience in a job field they are considering for their future! It's such a great program and we are proud to offer it to our students! 
Learn more at yamanitowoccounty.com

MPSD Employee Scholarship Fund Benefits Inaugural Class

Congratulations to Class of 2019 seniors Cheng Hang, Gwendolyn Olson, Alyssa Rodriguez and Arianna Wolske, the inaugural recipients of the new MPSD Employee Scholarship Program. MPSD staff funded four $1,500 scholarships. These seniors demonstrated academic merit, school/community engagement and financial need.
 
Thank you to all MPSD employees who donated toward the scholarships. We are grateful for the difference you are making for our students, post graduation! Staff donations also will be used to help students with financial need participate in extra-curricular and other educational opportunities. #WeAreMPSD

MPSD Named Best Community for Music Education

2019 Best Communities for Music Education
For the third consecutive year, the Manitowoc Public School District has been named among the nation's Best Communities for Music Education! This is a wonderful honor and tribute to our K12 music faculty - thank you! 

The NAMM Foundation's "Best Communities for Music Education" designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students.

MPSD is one of just 24 school districts in Wisconsin and 623 districts nationwide to receive this honor.

To qualify for the Best Communities designation, the Manitowoc Public School Distridct answered detailed questions about funding, graduation requirements, music class participation, instruction time, facilities and support for the music programs. Responses were verified with school officials and reviewed by The Music Research Institute at the University of Kansas.