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  • MILWAUKEE, WIS. --- The 35 seniors at HOPE Christian High School have achieved a sixth straight year of 100 percent college acceptance.

    “It’s a ‘REPEAT 3-peat’ with lasting impact,” says Tom Schalmo, principal at HOPE. “My hope for these seniors is that as they continue their education, they serve as role models for future generations in Milwaukee.”

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  • Our friends at School Choice Wisconsin are participating in the Innovation in Education campaign on Super18/My24 television. HOPE Christian Schools is featured during the month of February. Check out the 30-second spot filmed at HOPE Fidelis in Milwaukee by clicking here.

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    Our friends at School Choice Wisconsin are participating in the Innovation in Education campaign on Super18/My24 television. HOPE Christian Schools is featured during the month of February.

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  • RACINE, WIS. --- HOPE Christian Schools will open a second school in the city of Racine for the 2017-18 school year. HOPE Christian School: Veritas will serve grades K5-3, with plans to add a grade each year up to 8th grade.

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  • MILWAUKEE, WIS. --- HOPE Christian Schools has received a significant investment from the Drexel Fund for additional growth and expansion in Milwaukee and Racine.

    This is the first investment in a private school network in Wisconsin by the Drexel Fund, a venture philanthropy fund that seeks to increase access to financially sustainable, high-quality seats in faith-based and other private schools.

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  • Hope Christian Schools, the largest operator of voucher schools in Milwaukee outside of the Catholic Church, will open its seventh school in the fall, in a building vacated this spring by a failed charter school.

    School officials said Tuesday that it had begun enrolling students in its newest school — Hope Christian School: Fidelis — in the former North Point Lighthouse Charter School at 4200 W. Douglas Ave. on the city's north side.

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  • By Kevin P. Chavous, Executive Counsel, American Federation for Children, Contributing Writer, Urban News Services.

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  • Choose Your School Wisconsin talks to the Cannalte family about their educational choices.

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  • MADISON, Wis. — As University of Wisconsin men’s basketball fans come down from a historic season that ended with a tantalizing close loss in the NCAA championship, attention turns to the program’s future.

    Can the Badgers make another run like 2015 anytime soon? Who will be the next big recruits to build on the team’s recent successes?

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  • MILWAUKEE, WIS. --- For the fourth consecutive year, 100 percent of HOPE Christian High School’s graduating seniors have been accepted to college.

    To date, the 34 seniors scheduled to graduate in June 2015 have received 119 college acceptance letters. That number is expected to increase as graduation approaches, along with the scholarship and financial aid dollars awarded to these students.

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  • No rent-a-jock athletic decision media event can compare to this.

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  • HOPE Christian High School seniors from the class of 2013 have been accepted to nearly 70 colleges and universities, and they have amassed more than $1 million in scholarships and grants. Below is a list of colleges to which members of the class of 2013 have been accepted.

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  • Four fiberglass planters designed by local artist Marina Lee and K-8 students at Hope Christian School: Fortis on N. Port Washington Ave. in Milwaukee were installed in a triangular area of land bordered by N. Port Washington Ave., N. King Drive and W. Keefe Ave. as part of a beautification effort for the area.

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  • MILWAUKEE – Dante Hamilton will be one of 37 seniors graduating in June from HOPE Christian High School, a private school that primarily serves low-income students through Milwaukee’s Parental Choice Program.

    In most schools, a percentage of the graduates would be heading off to college, while many would have a different destination.

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  • A trio of private, religious schools in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has been closing the academic achievement gap for inner-city kids who attend the school largely using vouchers. HOPE Christian Schools operates three private schools—the Prima and Fortis K-8 schools, and a high school. The schools hold tight to their Christian identity.

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  • Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker spoke to reporters Thursday afternoon during a visit to HOPE Christian School: Prima, a voucher school on the city's north side.

    While at HOPE, Walker read "Oh, the Places You'll Go!" by Dr. Seuss to a third grade class, kicking off his new education task force, "Read to Lead," which was also announced Thursday.

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  • On Purpose

    A new book on education will feature HOPE Christian School: Prima in Milwaukee as one of the 12 best schools in America.

    Author Samuel Casey Carter examined 3,500 schools for more than a year and identified 350 high-performing institutions that had earned a reputation for instilling strong personal character along with academic achievement. Twelve schools were ultimately selected for Carter's book, "On Purpose: How Great School Cultures Form Strong Character," including HOPE Prima.

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  • A noted scholar is holding up a Milwaukee school as one to imitate. He wrote a book about 12 great American schools, one of them was HOPE Christian School: Prima.

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  • Basketball Jumping

    It was a make or break week for the HOPE Christian High School boys basketball team.

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  • Building

    In the "Design That Grabs You" category, awarded to projects that have great curb appeal, street engagement, inviting exteriors, welcoming entries and gathering spaces for the public, the winners are: HOPE Christian School: Fortis Campus, 3601 N. Port Washington Ave.

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  • Mayor's Design Awards recognize exceptional places in the city of Milwaukee and outstanding contributions to these places by individuals or organizations. Mayor's Design Awards were presented to 23 projects in 6 categories on May 20, 2010 at a reception at UWM's School of Architecture and Urban Planning.

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