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RUSD represented well at the WIAA State Track and Field Championships

The 2022 WIAA State Track & Field Championships took place on June 3 and 4. The competition was held at Veterans Memorial Stadium Complex in La Crosse, Wis. Racine Unified School District was fortunate to have various schools make an appearance at the statewide competition. Students from Case High School, Horlick High School, and Park […]

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City of Racine receives outstanding turnout for 7v7 Football League, new rules implemented

New to Racine is a youth high school summer 7v7 Football League. The league is comprised of High School teams within Racine County, according to the City of Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS).  This is a summer program that gives student-athletes the chance to work out and condition in the off-season. Games started […]

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Gateway earns 2022-23 Military Spouse Friendly School designation

RACINE and KENOSHA – Gateway Technical College (GTC) has been designated a 2022-23 Military Spouse Friendly School by Victory Media. The list will be published in the June issue of Military Spouse magazine. The recognition marks the second time this year that GTC has been cited for its work with student-veterans and their families. The […]

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Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin, Park High School to host Mobile Food Pantry every 4th Wednesday

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin and Washington Park High School will host a Mobile Food Pantry on every 4th Wednesday of the month. The food pantry is bringing healthy food directly to areas that are in need. Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin has refrigerated trucks to transport food in pre-packaged boxes. The boxes of food will b […]

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City of Racine awarded federal public safety dollars

RACINE – The City of Racine has been awarded nearly $800,000 in federal funding for community safety initiatives. The allocation, announced Monday by Gov. Tony Evers’ office, was described as “focusing on a public health approach to violence prevention.” The City of Racine federal funding allocation breakdown: About $225,000 to establish a “Safe and Sound” […]

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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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Updated: 2022 RUSD Summer Meals Program Schedule

RACINE – Racine Unified School District will have summer meals available for students this year, through a partnership with the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). This partnership allows school-aged children to have access to nutritious meals during the summer months. While school is out of session, meals will be available at RUSD schools and community […]

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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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Union Grove Elementary donates ADA-compliant playground equipment to the Village of Union Grove

Union Grove Elementary School has made a generous donation to the Village of Union Grove. The school’s ADA-compliant playground equipment, which is currently being disassembled, is being gifted to the village. The price of playground equipment Playground equipment can cost between $300,000 to $400,000, especially if it includes ADA-compliant pieces. Village of Union Grove President, […]

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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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Submit Your Photos to the Class of 2022 Community Gallery

Congratulations Class of 2022! Gateway Technical College and Educators Credit Union presents to you the Class of 2022 Community Gallery. Graduating from high school, technical school or a university is a big deal. It signifies your dedication to education and the completion of an important chapter. It’s a moment in life worth celebrating. Savor this […]

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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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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 […]