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Union Grove High School Performing Arts Department announces its 2023-24 theatrical season lineup

UNION GROVE — The Union Grove High School Performing Arts Department has officially announced the lineup for the 2023-2024 theatrical season. In the coming school year, three productions will be held at the school offering students the opportunity to excel on stage. Union Grove Performing Arts 2023-24 season Fall play In November 2023, the school […]

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Union Grove High School makes big splash at SeaPerch underwater robotics competition

UNION GROVE – The Union Grove Union High School (UGHS) made a big splash at the Southeast Wisconsin SeaPerch Competition on March 19. SeaPerch is an innovative underwater robotics program that equips students, educators, and parents with the resources they need to build an underwater remotely-operated vehicle (ROV) in an in-school or out-of-school setting. All […]

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CANCELED: EcoFest Racine returns on March 25

Visitors to EcoFest 2023 may drop off electronics for recycling. The annual celebration of earth and sustainability will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Saturday (March 25) at Gateway Technical College, Lake Building, 1001 Main St. – UPDATE: Due to the weather, EcoFest has been canceled and will not be rescheduled. According […]

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2023 Racine Summer Youth Sand Volleyball registration open until June 16

RACINE — The City of Racine Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services (PRCS) is now takingregistration for the 2023 Summer Youth Sand Volleyball program. This program is available to all youth who will be in 6th through 12th grade, for the 2023-24 school year. The program is held at the North Beach sand volleyball courts, located […]

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Artwork from Black History Month contest on display at The Coffee House at Chesnut & Pine until April 15

BURLINGTON — The Burlington Coalition for Dismantling Racism (BCDR) and the Burlington Area School District (BASD) partnered during Black History Month to offer local area students the opportunity to participate in an art and essay contest. A team of representatives from Burlington Coalition for Dismantling Racism, the Burlington Area School District, and the City of […]

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Racine Roundup on TMJ4: Read to a Dog, Mental Health Retreat, and Bill Martin’s fundraiser

The Racine Roundup aired on TMJ4 during the 4 O’Clock news on Thursday, March 23. This week, Racine County Eye web editor Loren Lamoreaux discussed various community happenings with TMJ4 anchors Ryan Jenkins and Susan Kim to discuss the happenings around Racine County. 1. Read to a Dog program Through the Read to a Dog […]

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Fundraising efforts continue for Bill Martin on March 26 at 5th Street Yacht Club

RACINE — Bill Martin, a local Racine County resident, was severely injured in an unpredictable accident in 2018 when a tree fell on his family’s SUV. The accident, which took the life of his wife, Michelle, nearly took his life as well, and altered his physical abilities forever. In an attempt to recover from the […]

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‘Read to a Dog’ at Graham Public Library fosters confidence in young readers, 15 minutes at a time

RACINE COUNTY — Through the Read to a Dog program at the Graham Public Library, 1215 Main St., in Union Grove, children are positively impacted by the company of a furry and four-legged friend. Rick Torres and his dog Reba at the March Read to a dog program event. – Dogs are commonly known as […]

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Goodland students, activists unite for Save Soil Day on March 21 in Racine

CITY OF RACINE — In conjunction with Goodland Montessori, Mayor Cory Mason, and other community members, Unity Racine congregated at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 322 Ohio St., for Save Soil Day on March 21. Unity Racine is a group that includes numerous grassroots nonprofits in the Racine and Kenosha area. At the event, Mayor […]

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Union Grove High School receives Project ADAM Heart Safe School designation

UNION GROVE — Union Grove High School, 3433 S. Colony Ave, has officially been declared a Project ADAM Heart Safe School, as of March 20, 2023. Those who enter the school, including students, visitors, and staff, will have a better chance of surviving cardiac arrest with the implementation of this program. Cardiac arrest, more commonly […]

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RUSD and KUSD update 2023 school calendar including new ACT date

RACINE AND KENOSHA– Racine Unified School District and Kenosha Unified School District have made updates to the 2022-2023 school calendar to adjust to recent school closures due to weather and to make up the ACT test. RUSD Calendar updates “It’s been a true Wisconsin winter, with mother nature forcing the use of more snow days […]

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15 honored as Students of the Month at Union Grove High School

UNION GROVE — Union Grove Union High School, 3433 S. Colony Ave, has named 15 students as Students of the Month for the month of February. According to the school, students are chosen by different departments each month and selected according to their academic progress, attitude, effort, behavior, character, and responsibility. The recipients at the […]

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Gifford School drive collects 1.5 tons of food

RACINE COUNTY — Students and staff at Gifford School, 8332 Northwestern Ave., collected more than 1.5 tons (3,052.8 lbs. to be exact) of food for a local food pantry in the school’s annual food drive. Gifford students loaded food items – ranging from ramen noodles to canned tuna to peanut butter – into vehicles Tuesday […]

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DEVELOPING: March 10 winter storm school closings and more in Racine, Kenosha Counties

RACINE, KENOSHA COUNTIES — Due to the winter storm and inclement weather approaching Southeastern Wisconsin, multiple school closings within Racine and Kenosha Counties have been declared for Friday, March 10, 2023. School closings/changes The following schools have made the call to cancel school or transition to remote learning on March. 10: Acelero Learning – All […]

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Racine Roundup on TMJ4: PuroClean of Burlington, Urban Sketching, & Rebel Roasters

The Racine Roundup aired on TMJ4 during the 4 O’Clock news on Thursday, March 9. This week, Racine County Eye staff writer Emma Widmar discussed a new business, an art group in the area, and a new mobile coffee cart at Horlick High School with TMJ4 anchors, Susan Kim and Carole Meekins. 1. PuroClean of […]

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