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Kenosha Student Recognized as one of Wisconsin’s Top Scholar Athletes

A Kenosha student has been named a finalist for the 2022 Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic  Association’s (WIAA) Statewide Scholar-Athlete Awards. In the state of Wisconsin, 16 senior girls and 16 senior boys have been selected as finalists to receive this prestigious award. The award program, underwritten by Marshfield Children’s Hospital, began in 1984 and since has recognized […]

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UPDATED Racine, Kenosha Unified Schools Virtual Today Due to Ice Storm

RACINE, KENOSHA – All Racine and Kenosha Unified School District have moved to virtual learning today due to the impending ice storm. Decisions were made during the 5 o’clock hour Tuesday morning. Burlington, Union Grove and Waterford schools are closed. Gateway Technical College campus and center locations are closed today as well. All college facilities […]

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Bomb Threat Investigated at Bradford High School

Bradford High School was placed on a “hold” due to a bomb threat that was called into 911 this morning. According to a Kenosha Police Department tweet, the threat was believed to be unsubstantiated, however, police and fire departments were there, actively investigating. Police did not recommend students be picked up at this time, and […]

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KUSD Seeks Input on Elementary Guided Reading Materials

KENOSHA – The Kenosha Unified School District (KUSD) Elementary Literacy Curriculum Team is inviting parents/guardians and concerned community members to review the finalists for the Guided Reading instructional materials for grades K-5. The team is seeking feedback on these materials before making their final decisions to recommend adoption into the curriculum. For those wishing to […]

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Kenosha Unified School District moves to all-virtual instruction

UPDATE: This story has been updated as of 2:45 p.m. Wednesday to include comments from KUSD teachers, parents and board members. KENOSHA ⏤ The Kenosha Unified School District will switch to all-virtual learning beginning Nov. 30. The KUSD School Board voted 5-1 to approve the measure off a motion from board member Mary Modder. Board […]

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Kenosha Unified to continue in-person instruction

KENOSHA ⏤ The Kenosha Unified School District will remain open, sticking to its own return plan for the pandemic. The letter sent to families and teachers by KUSD officials explaining the district’s decision. Image Courtesy: Screenshot. In a letter to KUSD families this week obtained by the Observer, the district states that, while officials understand […]

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Schools should switch to virtual learning, Kenosha health officer says

Kenosha County Health Officer Jen Freiheit recommends that all local schools and colleges switch to virtual-only learning from Nov. 23 to Jan. 4. File Photo by Daniel Thompson/The Uptown Observer. KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ Kenosha County officials are recommending that local schools move to virtual-only instruction until January due to COVID-19. Kenosha County Health Officer Jen […]