March 29, 2017
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Celebrations lead into spring break for rural schoolsBY JILL TATGE-ROZELL

Rural Kenosha County schools are on spring break this week. But, students were so busy in the week leading up to their well-deserved time off, that Homeroom has plenty to highlight.

Several celebrations of achievement took place throughout the county. Riverview held its first Curriculum Showcase, the Salem School Celebration included a “synchronized swimming” skit performed by male teachers, and Paris School celebrated the culmination of its annual Literacy Unit.

Fix It: TV dumping ground on Highway MLBY BRIAN PASSINO

Today’s problem: Dumped televisions in a wetland on the south side of the 9100 block of Highway ML (122nd Street ) in Pleasant Prairie. This is just west of Highway H (88th Avenue) and just east of the Canadian Pacific/Amtrak railroad tracks.

Fix It noticed the TVs while bicycling by the area, which is near the Des Plaines River. They’re on the bottom of moderate incline just off the side of ML, in a spot where it would be hard to see them from a vehicle on the road.

Community Connection: Kenosha Symphony aims to enrich communityBY MELINDA TICHELAAR

The featured organization in this week’s Community Connection is the Kenosha Symphony. Secretary Elizabeth Tercek provided the answers.

What’s the mission of your organization?

Snapshot: Owner of Kenosha cakery expands, offers classesBY BRIAN PASSINO

Robin Shiels owns and operates Robin’s Nest Cakery, 621 56th St., in downtown Kenosha, which is a custom cake, cupcake and pastry baking business.

The former mortgage loan officer decided to switch careers after the economic downturn in 2009.

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