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City, RUSD, and AMI Health Partner to Bring Vaccine Clinics to School Events

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 […]

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Educator Spotlight: Sarah Harris

Educator, Sarah Harris, promotes individuality, but a sense of community is always present in her classroom. As a special education teacher, Harris is working diligently to provide students with quality education, despite the atypical approach to learning that is taking place this year, due to the pandemic. Harris has been selected as the Racine County […]

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Mitchell School to Become Racine County’s Third Community School

Racine—Beginning in the fall of 2021, Mitchell School will transform into a community school through a partnership between United Way of Racine County and Racine Unified School District. Mitchell will be the third community school in Racine County, following Knapp Elementary and Julian Thomas Elementary. Community schools are part of United Way’s place-based LIFT (Link […]

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Excellence in Racine: Mitchell Fluid Power Brings Home Gold

Congratulations are in order for the Mitchell Middle School Fluid Power Team! Once again, Mitchell’s four-student AfterZones STEM team came out on top at the national championship. For the last six of seven years, Mitchell students have brought home the national trophy after competing against dozens of teams from across the country during the Milwaukee […]

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Mitchell Middle Earns 5th National Fluid Power Championship

A team from Mitchell Middle School for the fifth time snagged first place in the National Fluid Power Championships at the Milwaukee School of Engineering earlier this month. In its e-newsletter to parents, Racine Unified highlighted the achievement of three-person team Sarah Bollendorf, Addy Herman and Greg Jenkins. The Mitchell team had to best 32 other […]

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Thousands Of Books Removed From Racine Unified Schools

Members of the Racine Education Association are calling on the Racine Unified School District to stop “weeding” school library books out of school libraries by the “tens of thousands,” including the Bible, Koran, and The Iliad & The Odyssey of Homer. The Racine Unified School District is purging “tens of thousands of books” copyrighted prior […]

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S.C. Johnson Elementary Wins Anti-truancy Video Contest

Racine Unified named S.C. Johnson Elementary School’s anti-truancy video the winner of the district-wide video contest. The winners were announced at an event held at the Golden Rondelle Theatre on May 20. Of the 11 schools that entered the competition, three were chosen as top picks. Mitchell Middle School came in second and Horlick High School […]

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Mitchell Boys Basketball Wins City Championship

  From the Racine Unified School District newsletter: Congratulations to the Mitchell Middle School Boys Basketball team for winning the city championship on Tuesday, March 4 at McKinley Middle School. Mitchell Middle School teachers cheered their team on to victory. Thank you to the community who supported the school by bringing donations of school supplies […]

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Racine Unified Students Strut Their Smarts at Engineering Competition

WAY TO GO, STUDENTS! Racine Unified students from Starbuck and Mitchell have 3 new trophies from the National Fluid Power competition at MSOE to add to their collection. Here’s what their proud teacher, Keith Kohlmann, had to say: RUSD middle schools took 3 of 5 trophies, including First Place, Overall Champion at the National Fluid […]

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