Stories from our regular writers.
Girls on the Run teaches more than just running at Riverwest Elementary By Melanie Lawder The day is gloomy and cold. On this May afternoon at Riverwest Elementary, it doesn’t feel particularly spring-like. Rather, winter’s grasp on the day’s temperatures still feels very firm. Clouds envelop the sky, casting a grey ambiance over the day’s […]
by Melanie Lawder For years, teachers and staff at Franklin Pierce Elementary School had pondered why their school name celebrated an anti-abolitionist president who continually bowed to pro-slavery interests in the years leading up the American Civil War. A one-term Democrat from New Hampshire, Franklin Pierce is often considered to be one of the least […]
A tribute to Emily, a wonderful person we have lost in Riverwest, Milwaukee, and Wisconsin. Photos by Emily.