Third graders at Olympia Brown Elementary School are exploring different learning avenues this December. Dr. Carlene Cogshall began the gingerbread house building and competition about 7 years ago. The event incorporates a project-based learning opportunity for students to partake in. This holiday season staff and parents teamed up to provide students with a fun activity, […]
Elizabeth “Betty” C. Smerchek, age 91, passed away Monday at Froedtert Memorial Hospital, Wauwatosa. She was born in South Milwaukee, December 14, 1925, daughter of the late Frank and Theresia (Nee: Janosch) Deutsch. On August 18, 1945 she was united in marriage to Richard V. Smerchek who preceded her in death, May 3, 1987. Betty […]
Students at Olympia Brown Elementary School last week learned how important exercise is to living a healthy life when members of the Green Bay Packers visited the school as part of the NFL’s Play 60 initiative. Play 60/Fuel Up to Play is a program aimed at teaching kids how to eat healthier and to get […]
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 students of Olympia Brown are invited to attend a farewell celebration for the current building and enjoy an evening browsing student artwork and listening to the music groups perform. Farewell to O. Brown on the Lake/Fine Arts Night is scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. May 24 at the school, 5915 Erie […]
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 […]