Posted inLocal news, Schools

Cimbalnik Resigns; RUSD Seeks to Fill Board Vacancy

The Racine Unified School District (RUSD) is a seeking a community member to fill a board vacancy created by the resignation of school board member Amy Cimbalnik earlier this week. Cimbalnik, of Sturtevant, resigned via email after Monday’s RUSD Board of Education regular monthly meeting. She reportedly cited “personal reasons.” She could not be reached […]

Posted inElections, Government

Two Racine Unified Seats Heading for Primary, One is Unopposed

Candidates for two seats on the Racine Unified Board of Education will face a primary next month, and one seat is unopposed, according to nomination papers filed Tuesday with the district. Districts six and seven have four and three candidates, respectively. John Heckenlively, Ernest Ni’A, Jim Venturini, Bryn Biemeck will face off in District 6 while incumbent Don Nielsen, Adrienne Moore, […]

Posted inGovernment, Schools

School Board Starts Work Monday on Proposed Voting Districts

Only two current Racine Unified school board members would run against each other if the Board of Education accepts one of two proposed board redistricting maps required by state law for the April 2016 election. Members of the redistricting – or Apportionment – committee are presenting Monday two options to the school board they say equitably […]