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HOPE Christian seniors earn 100 percent college acceptance

Milwaukee Community Journal

HOPE Christian High School has set an excellent example of education that is making a significant difference in the lives of Milwaukee’s young men and women. For the second consecutive year, 100 percent of HOPE’s three-dozen graduating seniors have been accepted to a four-year college or university. The school is located in the Harambee neighborhood …

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Sculptures add color to Milwaukee

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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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Wisconsin voucher school boasts 100 percent college acceptance for second year in a row | Ashleigh Costello

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. But Hamilton and …

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Milwaukee’s HOPE Schools Cut Achievement Gap

Heartlander Magazine | Emily Johnston

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. “The real secret to HOPE’s …

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The Business Journal (Story excerpts)

The Business Journal | Corrinne Hess

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 …

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Book to feature HOPE Prima as top school

The Business Journal | Corrinne Hess

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 …

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Noted scholar highlights HOPE Christian School: Prima in book

WITI-TV Channel 6 (FOX) | Beverly Taylor

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. HOPE Christian School: Prima students begin each day with a chant affirming their commitment to learning. The school is a central city school located on …

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Busy week for HOPE Christian High School ends with victory

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Jeremy Lubus

It was a make or break week for the HOPE Christian High School boys basketball team. Due to postponements caused by the recent heavy snow, the Hawks were faced with four games in the last seven days, with the final game of that run against powerhouse St. John’s Northwestern. HOPE School didn’t show any signs …

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The Mayor’s Design Awards Unveiled

Milwaukee Journal | Mary Louise Schumacher

From a petite Hillel to a tucked-in Bay View tavern, from a healing garden at a hospital to an outdoor space for a motorcycle-inspired hotel, 23 projects will be honored Thursday by Mayor Tom Barrett for contributing to the design excellence of the urban landscape. Barrett will present the Mayor’s Design Awards, for design excellence, …

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Mayor’s Design Awards

City of Milwaukee

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. “Design That Grabs You” Educator’s Credit Union, 2034 …

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