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Here are five of the best area spots in Greater Milwaukee to see high-school football without buying a ticket

September 3, 2017 by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee Journal SentinelThe Messmer/Shorewood co-op plays its football games on one of the secret gems of the Wisconsin high school football scene at Shorewood High School, at the corner of major thoroughfares Capitol Drive and Oakland Avenue. Should someone choose to ...


May 31, 2017 by myracinecounty

He was born Oct. 24, 1927, to the late Peter and Mary (Rinser) Bettinger in Milwaukee. He graduated from Messmer High School. He was married to the late ... He was great fan of all Wisconsin sports teams and enjoyed playing Pai Gou at Potawatomi Casino.

Microsoft TEALS launching in Wisconsin

May 25, 2017 by (Milwaukee) (Milwaukee)TEALS, which aims to get computer science education into every high school, will be offered at 15 Wisconsin schools, four of which are in Milwaukee. Messmer High School, Tenor High School, Veritas High School and University School of Milwaukee are ...

Milwaukee Choice School Sues MPS Over Transportation Costs

March 23, 2017 by WUWM

WUWMLeaders at St. Joan Antida High School say MPS has refused to address the transportation issue, violating state law and discriminating against students who attend private religious schools. “It is our intent ... Lawyers at the Wisconsin Institute for ...

St. Joan Antida High School sues Milwaukee Public Schools over student busing

March 22, 2017 by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee Journal SentinelSt. Joan Antida isn't the only private school pressuring MPS for more bus money. Messmer Catholic Schools leaders have asked MPS to re-evaluate their transportation agreements because Messmer believes the district has been applying a technical point ...

Serving others feeds us all: MPD officers, MATC, Messmer students, volunteers serve Thanksgiving dinner

November 20, 2016 by

fox6now.comSunday's Thanksgiving dinner marked the second year Ciano, his Alma mater, Messmer High School teamed up to feed families in Milwaukee. "In 2014, I had no idea I would even attempt to do something like this. I've come full circle -- back to where I was ...

“Food brings people together:” High school, MATC students, officers prepare meal for those less fortunate

November 16, 2016 by

fox6now.comThe group preparing the dinner included a chef, some MATC culinary students, some Messmer High School students and a couple of police officers. Their goal is to feed 400 people from Milwaukee's Harambee and Riverwest neighborhoods on Sunday ...

Two Wisconsin girls arrested for 'creepy clown' threats

October 5, 2016 by WTMJ-TV (press release) (registration) (blog)

WTMJ-TV (press release) (registration) (blog)Two Wisconsin girls arrested for 'creepy clown' threats. The threats were deemed ... in southeastern Wisconsin. One of those threats allegedly targeted shootings at five Milwaukee high schools by a person wearing a clown mask. ... The teen behind the ...

Teens hear message of forgiveness from Israeli and Palestinian parents

October 4, 2016 by Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Milwaukee Neighborhood News ServiceStudents from Messmer High School, Milwaukee High School of the Arts and Rufus King International High School gather to discuss the meaning of forgiveness and forging paths to peace. (Photo by Naomi Waxman). At Rufus King International High School, ...

“I can't feel prouder than I do right now:” Messmer Schools celebrate 90th anniversary

September 13, 2016 by

fox6now.comMILWAUKEE -- Like the new tree planted outside the high school, Messmer Catholic Schools have their roots planted firmly in Milwaukee. Messmer Schools celebrate 90th anniversary "Today, September 13th, 2016," said Jim Piatt, the President of Messmer ...

Classes canceled for Tuesday at Messmer Prep after Friday fire

September 2, 2016 by WISN Milwaukee

WISN MilwaukeeSchool president Jim Piatt said a staff member arriving for work at about 6:30 a.m. heard the fire alarm and called authorities. Firefighters quickly arrived at the school, located on the 3000 block of North Fratney Street in Milwaukee's Riverwest ...

Ron Johnson: Amendment aimed at curbing federal abuse of power

July 12, 2016 by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee Journal SentinelJustine "Justice" Shorter told how her eyesight faded to legal blindness when she was a student at Milwaukee's Messmer High School — and how the school responded. Messmer is a Catholic school that educates many students in Milwaukee's ...

Take 2: My enchanted evening with late Sonics legend John Johnson

January 11, 2016 by The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesThe first basketball game I ever attended was the 1966 Wisconsin state high-school championship game, Milwaukee Messmer against some forgotten team. The game was at the Milwaukee Arena, where the Bucks first played. My Dad took me. I was 8, and ...

RIP, John Johnson: You made a lasting impression

January 11, 2016 by San Jose Mercury News

“John Johnson, as in Seattle SuperSonics?” He smiled and nodded. “John Johnson, as in Milwaukee Messmer High School?” His face lit up. The first basketball game I ever attended was the 1966 Wisconsin state high school championship game, Milwaukee ...

Messmer High star John Johnson went on to help Sonics to NBA title

January 9, 2016 by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee Journal SentinelJohn "J.J." Johnson, one of the greatest high school basketball players to come out of Milwaukee and later a member of the Seattle SuperSonics' only NBA championship team, has died. Johnson, who starred for Messmer High School from 1963-'66, was 68 ...

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