The original Knapp Elementary School is coming down to make way for additional green space for the students who will start the upcoming school year in the new Knapp Community School. Funding for the new school comes from the $128 million referendum voters approved in November 2014. Repairs, renovations and updates to the original Knapp […]
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.
Past and present Knapp Elementary students and their families are invited to a farewell party May 20 for the 105-year-old building before it’s demolished this summer. A new $14 million Knapp Community School is under construction next door, and it will open in time for the 2016-2017 school year. The original Knapp is slated to […]
Students will no longer attend school year round at Janes Elementary and the 100-year-old Knapp Elementary is slated for demolition after the Racine Unified Board of Education voted on both measures Monday night. With a vote of 6-3, board members approved the district calendar for the 2016-2017 school year, folding Janes into the list of […]
Officials with Racine Unified say a student at Knapp Elementary School missed almost 40 days of school last year. Elizabeth Gomez, 43, was charged Tuesday in Racine County Circuit Court with seven counts of misdemeanor failure to send a child to school. Each count includes multiple days of school missed, and she faces up to 21 […]
Local and minority-owned businesses wanting to bid on building projects for the Racine Unified School District are invited to attend a workshop that will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, April 18 at Wheaton Franciscan All Saints, 3834 Spring Street. Residents of the Racine Unified School District gave district leaders in November the go ahead to […]
by Vanessa Hetchler Knapp Elementary School PTA President Our School, completed a Food Drive in December. We collected over 1000 non- perishables that were donated to the Racine County Food Bank. It was presented during our Holiday Concert on December 10th. We had a contest going, and the Homeroom that collected the most items […]