RACINE– Today, Mayor Cory Mason and RUSD Superintendent Dr. Eric Gallien announced a partnership to help provide more equitable access to the COVID-19 vaccine for students and families at upcoming school events with the support of AMI Health and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS). AMI Health, which currently operates the vaccine clinic at […]
Thanks to the efforts of Willkomm’s Washington Avenue Mobil at 6840 Washington Avenue, Willkomm’s on Spring at 1215 N. Green Bay Road and Willkomm’s PETRO Mobil at 717 S. Sylvania Avenue; Case High, Gifford Elementary and Yorkville Elementary Schools have all been awarded a $500 Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance grant. “As a Mobil retailer, I […]
Kathryn Marie Petersen, 86, passed away on Monday, at Ascension All Saints Hospital. Katie was born in Chicago, Illinois on February 23, 1931, and was the daughter of the late Jack and Ingaborg Andersen. Katie had a heart full of love for everyone around her, and putting others first is how she lived her life. […]
Bridging the Gap, a rally for mental health recovery held Wednesday night at Gifford Elementary School, offered the audience stories of hope for people who have a mental illness. They learned about Matt Juzenas, a professor who has clinical depression, Deja Williams, a college student who has schizophrenia, and Jeremy Chavez, a lawyer who represents people who have mental […]
The Racine Unified School District bought three properties last week totaling about $1.8 million. Two of the projects don’t have a defined use, but they allow the district the opportunity to grow areas near existing schools. The district rented one of the buildings, but now owns it because it was cheaper than renting it. They […]
The Racine Unified School District Monday unveiled the first photos inside Knapp and Olympia Brown Elementary schools – both of which are brand new – and the new addition at Gifford Elementary that will expand the student body to a K-8 school. All photos are courtesy of the Racine Unified School District.
Students from across Racine Unified came together Thursday at Gifford Elementary to perform for family, friends, teachers and the community. While any concert featuring students is special, this one might have been a little bit extra special; musicians ranged in age from second to 12th grade, all of whom are students of Angela Janota. Gifford […]
The Magic Variety Show brings an evening of family fun to the Gifford Elementary School Auditorium, 8332 Northwestern Ave., Franksville, on Thursday, Oct. 1. Show time is at 6:30 p.m. Timothy Tegge, a versatile entertainer, leads this fast-paced show that features illusions, comedy, juggling and clowning. Tegge will make plates spin, handkerchiefs fly and even […]
Construction gets underway next month on two new schools and the addition that will expand Gifford into a K – 8 facility. Racine Unified posted on their website the construction schedules for Knapp, Olympia Brown and Gifford. The projects are part of the $128 million, 15-year referendum voters approved last November. Repairing and rehabbing Knapp […]
Racine Unified School District superintendent Lolli Haws plans to speak at the Caledonia village board meeting to talk about a $128 million referendum that passed in November. The village board meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19 at at the East Side Community Center, 6156 Douglas Ave. Haws’ attendance at the village board […]
Everyone has holiday favorites – music, ornaments, foods and traditions. Experience some special favorites in Racine County this weekend! Real Racine has these suggestions. A musical story. The often-told “A Christmas Carol” gets a tuneful treatment in “Scrooge – the Musical.” The Haylofters present this Charles Dickens classic all weekend at the Malt House Theatre, […]
Prepare to be amazed! The Magic Circus Variety Show brings exciting illusions, comedy and family fun to the Gifford Elementary School Auditorium, 8332 Northwestern Ave., Franksville, THIS Saturday, Dec. 13. Show time is at 3 p.m. Led by master magician Timothy Tegge, this fast-paced, two-hour show features amazing tricks, including Houdini’s favorite illusion “Metamorphosis.” By […]
Looks like Mrs. Strom’s second grade class at Gifford Elementary got to give the world a shout out on Channel 12 WISN, our media partners. Check it out.
Clifford the alligator’s head was returned after it was found on the front porch Gifford Elementary principal Leslie Hunt’s front porch around midnight on Sunday. Vandals removed the school mascot’s head from a statue outside the school on March 26. According to officials with the Caledonia Police Department, the head had extensive damage as one of its […]