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Ally Docksey

Ally Docksey will run against Jane Barbian for the Racine Unified School District #6 seat in the April 6, 2021 spring election. To learn more about the other races, click here. Where do you live? Mount Pleasant, WI How long have you lived there? 16 years Age? 46 Spouse or partner’s name? Andrew Docksey If you have children, please […]

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Jane Barbian

Jane Barbian will run against Ally Docksey for the Racine Unified School District #6 seat in the April 6, 2021 spring election. To learn more about the other races, click here. Where do you live? 3546 Emmertsen Road, Racine, WI How long have you lived there? 15 years Age? 65 Spouse or partner’s name? Dean Barbian If you have […]

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Racine Private Schools Ask Wisconsin Supreme Court For Clarification; Claim City Health Department Overstepping Its Bounds

MADISON – A legal advocacy organization filed an emergency motion with the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Monday contending that the Racine Department of Public Health has no right to order the closure of schools, within the city limits, in an effort to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The Wisconsin Institute of Law & […]

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Racine Coalition Health Care Services To Be Provided By Ascension

RACINE – The Racine Coalition, a consortium of local public sector employers, will begin receiving health care services from Ascension Wisconsin Employer Solutions later this month. Racine Coalition members are the City of Racine, Racine County, and the Racine Unified School District. Ascension Wisconsin Employer Solutions will provide primary and acute care, wellness services including […]

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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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Racine Unified School District Approves Changes for the 2020-2021 School Year

Racine Unified School District and the school board approved changes for the 2020-2021 school year. These changes will affect school hours, fall sports, and extracurriculars. Suspension will occur for co-curriculars as well. Change of School Hours When face-to-face learning resumes within the district, school hours will be adjusted to address transporation concerns. As a result […]

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Racine Area Retired Educators Association To Offer Scholarships To RUSD And UW-Parkside Students

The Racine Area Retired Educators Association (RAREA) has announced the availability of six scholarships offered to Racine Unified School District seniors and UW-Parkside teacher education students (IPED Program) who will pursue teaching as their career goal. Three $1,500 RAREA scholarships and one $2,000 Anna & Walter Stenavich Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to deserving high […]