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Sonnenberg Schools of Racine, Kenosha merger provides opportunities for more students

Sonnenberg Schools of Mount Pleasant and Pleasant Prairie have merged and will be moving to the former Racine Early Education Center, located at 2015 Franklin St. Also known as the REE Center, this building was previously owned and operated by Racine Unified School District. “Our early education programs moved to the former Bull Fine Arts […]

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Gateway honors, celebrates 229 GED, HSED and Adult High School graduates

Gateway Technical College is celebrating the success of its students who have earned their General Educational Development (GED) and High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED). Likewise, they are celebrating their Adult High School graduates. Cyndean Jennings, Gateway Technical College dean of the School of Pre-College and Momentum programs, says many GED, HSED and Adult High School […]

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Breaking the ‘glass tent’: Meet Kenosha’s first female Eagle Scout

KENOSHA – Several speakers at Dahlia Alanis’ May 25 Eagle Scout Court of Honor credited her for breaking the “glass tent” for other girls in the Boy Scouts. Alanis with State Senator Robert Wirch who attended the ceremony. – Photo submitted by David Maack Alanis, a member of Troop 505, is the first female in […]

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UW-Parkside to offer exciting STEAM-based programs in summer camps to middle, high school students

SOMERS – The Professional and Continuing Education Department at UW-Parkside will be offering STEAM-based programs in the form of weekday summer camps to middle school and high school students that run from July to August. Each program is designed to inspire creativity and ingenuity in its participants, with topics spanning from Minecraft animation to geology […]

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Gateway’s WGTD FM wins big at Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Awards Gala 

MIDDLETON — On May 7, the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association (WBA) held its first in-person Awards Gala after two years of virtual events. WGTD FM, owned by Gateway Technical College, won eight awards in seven categories at the gala. The awards ceremony took place at the Madison Marriott West in Middleton. Over 340 people attended, according […]

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Bradford High School students stage walkout for reproductive rights

KENOSHA – Students at Bradford High School staged a walkout at 10 a.m. on Thursday to protest the possible overturn of Roe v. Wade in the Supreme Court. Hundreds of students, many armed with signs, walked along Washington Road and 39th Avenue chanting in protest of the opinion draft that was leaked on May 2. […]

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Gateway’s Student Responder Megan Bahr Gives Commencement Speech to Graduates

On Tuesday, May 17, at 7 p.m., graduates from Gateway Technical College gathered at the UW-Parkside Sports and Activity Center to celebrate the completion of their schooling. Graduates from the School of Business and Transportation Technology, and the School of Manufacturing Engineering and Information Technology heard from fellow classmate and student responder, Megan Bahr, that evening. […]

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Gateway Summer Camps for 9-12 grades include Firefighter/EMS, exciting Nitro-X racing and more

Gateway Technical College is hosting a new Junior EMS/Fire Summer Camp from June 20 through 22. Gateway’s three-day schedule allows for flexibility for students. Want to know what it’s like to be a firefighter or an EMT? Embark on this new opportunity to learn and use the skills of this trade. Get the chance to […]

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31st Annual Aging Well Conference hosted by UW-Parkside is June 3

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside Professional and Continuing Education Office will host the 31st Annual Aging Well Conference on June 3, from 7:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. in the Student Ballroom Center located at the University of Wisconsin Parkside, 900 Wood Road, Kenosha. This year’s conference will feature keynote presentations and breakout sessions. The breakout sessions will […]

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Wisconsin Reading Corps Expands, Tutors Needed Due to Growth

Wisconsin Reading Corps has recently announced its need for tutors. Reading Corps is an evidence-based AmeriCorps program. They are dedicated to helping all children become strong readers. In the 2022 to 2023 school year, Wisconsin Reading Corps has doubled the number of reading tutors and has expanded into 149 schools in Wisconsin. Due to COVID-19 and in […]

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Spring Commencement 2022 at University of Wisconsin-Parkside

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside has announced its Commencement Ceremony to recognize the academic achievements of the Spring 2022 graduating class. More than 500 graduates from UW-Parkside, Class of 2022, and their guests will be in attendance. Commencement held in two ceremonies Commencement will take place on Saturday, May 14, at the De Simone Arena, Sports […]

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Firebirds Champions Again

Senior Matt Slivinski helped the Carthage College Firebirds Men’s Volleyball team defend their national championship on April 23 in front of their home crowd. Slivinski had 18 kills in his final collegiate match as Carthage College won their second consecutive national championship in four sets (25-21, 25-22, 18-25, 25-22) over No. 1 ranked Springfield College.  […]

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Carthage Firebirds look to defend championship at home April 22

The Carthage Firebirds Men’s Volleyball team will have a chance to defend their National Championship on their home court this week. The Firebirds used a 3-0 sweep of Dominican to punch their ticket to the Division 3 Men’s Volleyball Final Four, which they will host in their home arena starting Friday at Tarble Arena.  “We […]

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Firebirds advance to Elite Eight

Firebirds Zach Bulthuis and Matt Slivinski both posted double-digit kills as the Carthage College Men’s Volleyball Team notched their first win of NCAA tournament play. Bulthuis posted 12 kills, while Slivinski had 10 kills and six service aces as the Firebirds dispatched Mount Union in three sets to open up tournament play.  “Zach was unreal […]

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Celebrate Earth Day resumes at Gateway Technical College on April 23

Gateway Technical College is hosting its 14th annual Celebrate Earth Day event on April 23. The event will be held in person from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Gateway’s Kenosha Campus, 3520 30th Ave., and Gateway’s Elkhorn Campus, 400 County Road H. This popular celebration is open to the public. It provides a […]