Posted inParenting

Juntos Workshops

Juntos provides Latino students and their parents/guardians with knowledge and skills to be successful in school and achieve academic success. Juntos is hosting different workshops. These workshops will focus on: Making Education a Family GoalEffective Communication at HomeFrom Middle School to High SchoolFrom High School to Higher EducationGraduation: Ready to Be a Successful Student Workshops […]

Posted inSchool AwardsSchools

Jefferson Lighthouse Earns National Blue Ribbon Award

Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary School, 1722 W 6th St., has earned a National Blue Ribbon Award from the U.S. Department of Education. Jefferson Lighthouse is an International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme School. Their mission is to create students who are “internationally-minded learners inquire, collaborate, and take action.” Since 1982, “the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes […]

Posted inCommunity

Reuse-Your-Shoes Recycling Program

The City of Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS) is offering the Reuse-Your-Shoes program as part of “Make-A-Difference” day on Saturday, October 16. The Reuse-Your-Shoes Recycling Program allows citizens to donate their athletic shoes. The goal is to save landfill space and conserve resources. Shoes must be free of mud and dry. All athletic […]

Posted inConstructionLocal news

Lake Michigan Pathway Reopens

Just north of North Beach and east of the Racine Zoo is informally known as “Zoo Beach.” Nearly a year ago, the Lake Michigan Pathway faced closure. This pathway runs alongside Zoo Beach. Due to significant lakefront erosion, the Lake Michigan Pathway was deemed unsafe by the City of Racine Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services.  However, the bike/walking path segment behind the […]