Photos provided by Erika Minna Weitkuhn Work continues on Mitchell School after a fire destroyed the gym and water from extinguishing the blaze damaged parts of the elementary school. The fire occurred in the early morning hours of Feb. 27 and was determined by the Racine Fire Department to be an accident. A cause is still […]
Thank you to both Naida Smith-Keech and Erika Minna Weitkuhn for the photos of crews taking down the Mitchell school gym Wednesday, nearly two weeks after a fire devastated students, staff, and faculty. Elementary students will attend Wind Point Elementary for the rest of the year, and middle school students are due back Monday at […]
We’ve heard about so many stories about people pitching in to help the students at Mitchell Elementary that we thought we’d show all of what we have seen on social media. If you know of more, feel free to add it to the comments section.
Mitchell students who are missing school days after a fire destroyed the school gym and severely damaged other parts of the building will not have to make up days at the end of the school year. Instead, the school day for middle school students is being extended a few minutes every day beginning March 18 […]
While Racine Unified officials don’t yet know the cost of the fire that destroyed the Mitchell School gym or how long clean-up will take in the most heavily damaged areas, they detailed for Racine County Eye the effects of the blaze. The southwest portion of the buildng suffered the most significant damage; totaling the […]
After the devastating fire at Mitchell this week, elementary students will be relocated to Wind Point next week, but classrooms there need stocking and students need supplies replaced. Sturtevant Trustee Chris Larsen and his family is organizing a supply drive to help teachers get their rooms ready to welcome students. As first reported by Racine […]