Posted inBusiness, Local news, Schools

Reality Check Day Gives High Schoolers A Taste of ‘Reality’

RACINE – Juniors from Park and Walden III high schools got a taste of reality Thursday morning at Reality Check Day. Now in its 17th year, Reality Check Day is a personal finance exercise presented by Educators Credit Union (ECU). Each participating student is assigned “a life” that includes a career, a month’s salary, family […]

Posted inCommunity, Life, School Awards, Schools

Academies of Racine Student Art Show Debuts April 1

Racine Unified School District’s Student Art Show will debut on Friday, April 1. The artwork created by The Academies of Racine students will be on display until April 30 On Friday, April 1, from 5 p.m until 8 p.m. there will be an opening reception taking place at the Artists Gallery located at 401 Main St. in […]

Posted inCORONAVIRUS, Local news

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 […]

Posted inSchools, Sports

Park Defeats Case in Soccer Season Opener

The Southeast Conference teams, Racine Park and Racine Case, started their women’s soccer season on May 4, 2021, at Pritchard Park. This was the first game for both teams at the new SC Johnson Pritchard Park Sports Complex. However, attendance was limited due to COVID-19; nonetheless, a great game to kick off the season. The […]

Posted inEducator of the week, Schools

Educator of the Week: Jeff Bergman

Jeff Bergman, a former educator at Washington Park High school, has influenced one of Racine’s up and coming artists. Mikeal Dollak Posch, a 2017 graduate of Washington Park High School gives credit to Mr. Bergman, for who Dollak Posch is becoming. The Educator of the Week is a series of articles featuring Racine’s outstanding teachers. […]

Posted inBreaking, Local news, Police and fire

UPDATE: 16-year-old boy shot in the leg on 12th Street

RACINE, WI – A 16-year-old boy was taken to an area hospital for non-life-threatening injuries at 1:23 p.m. Tuesday after he was shot in the leg. The shooting happened in the 2300 block of 12th Street but did not happen on school property. Still, the incident triggered a temporary lockdown. The male was shot in […]

Posted inPolice and fire

Trial starts for Racine Police officer in 2015 incident with Park High School student

Accusations that a Racine Police officer used excessive force against at Park High School student in a 2015 incident led to charges against the officer. Now, 38-year-old Brinelle Nabors is in the first days of a trial where he is facing charges of felony misconduct in public office and misdemeanors for battery and disorderly conduct, […]

Posted inPolice and fire, Schools

Park High School student arrested for marijuana found at school

The suspicions of a teacher at Racine Park High School that a student may have used marijuana led to a felony charge filed against a 17-year-old Racine man Tuesday in Racine County Circuit Court. Jaden T. Byles is charged with a felony count of possession with intent to deliver/manufacture marijuana on or near a school. […]

Posted inCommunity, Obituaries

David Britson Enjoyed Cruising And Fishing

David W. Britson,  57 passed away unexpectedly on Saturday February 17, 2018.  David was born in Racine on September 1, 1960, and is the son of Herbert and Darlene (nee: Drommerhausen) Britson. David attended Washington Park High School.  He was last employed with MAMCO. In his spare time, he enjoyed cruising in his car and […]

Posted inCommunity, Obituaries

Dorothy Schalk Loved Teaching And Working With Students

Dorothy L. Schalk passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at Shorelight Memory Care.  She was born in Racine, Wisconsin on June 26, 1927, and was the daughter of the late Sigmund and Elizabeth (nee Bergsland) Solheim. Dorothy was a 1945 graduate of Park High School.  After high school, she attended Augsburg College and graduated […]

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