Gateway Technical College’s $6.5 million project to expand the SC Johnson Integrated Manufacturing and Engineering Technology Center in Sturtevant is on schedule is and expected to be completed in time for the start of fall semester classes in August.
Knowing that preparedness can be the key to saving lives, more than 100 teachers at both Tremper and Indian Trail high schools recently participated in a voluntary Stop the Bleed first responder bleeding control training with the help of certified instructors from the Froedtert South Trauma team.
The Upper School students at Christian Life School were recently privileged to be a part of a unique experience — the adoption celebration of one of their own.
A popular Kenosha Unified principal has resigned citing personal, undisclosed reasons, according to a district announcement Thursday.
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A Gateway Technical College instructor and a Gateway student are among the 30 Round Two winners of Foxconn’s statewide Smart Cities-Smart Futures contest and advance to the third, and final, round of the competition.
Wilmot High School's academic decathlon team successfully defended its state title over the weekend securing its sixth consecutive championship and advancing to the national competition that will take place next month.
Students from Kenosha and Racine area schools will participate in the Wisconsin School Music Association sanctioned District Solo & Ensemble Music Festival, which will be held at Indian Trail High School and Academy later this month.
Kenosha Unified was recognized as one of the best school districts in the nation for music education by a national foundation for music purveyors last month.
Grace Haugstad, a senior at St. Joseph Catholic Academy, has been named a finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program, according to officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corp., who announced the results in February.
Randall School students got a special visit recently from the cast of “Cinderella,” who will take the stage in March at Wilmot Union High School.
Resiliency, perseverance and the value of education were among the themes the second-in-command of state politics shared with students at the Edward Bain School of Language and Arts on Friday.
Last Friday, Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha members visited Gateway Technical College to do hands-on learning activities as part of a Wellness Fair field trip.
The Kenosha Unified PTA Council’s annual Founders’ Day Scholarship banquet will celebrate its 75th anniversary next week.
The class of 2018 graduated at a higher rate than their peers in 2017, continuing a slight upward trend that began two years ago in the state, according to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.
West African Welcome Song
The Edward Bain School of Language and Arts Creative Arts Little Ladies program was started in 2016 as an offshoot to the Bradford High School Leading Ladies program in order to provide fourth- and fifth-grade girls with high school mentors and role models.
SOMERS — The University of Wisconsin-Parkside on Wednesday unveiled “Parkside Promise Plus,” a program that covers tuition and fees for students meeting certain criteria.
Nearly 400 students from Kenosha, Racine and Walworth counties already know where they want to attend college this fall.
Among the best ways to learn math is to have fun with it.
A team of Wheatland School District students placed fifth overall at the Regional Future Cities Competition at the Milwaukee School of Engineering on Jan. 26.
SALEM LAKES — Initial cost estimates to re-roof the older section of Salem Grade School and fix the foundation issue in the 8th-grade wing are higher than anticipated, administrator Dave Milz said.
PLEASANT PRAIRIE — LakeView Technology Academy is one of eight schools, and the only high school in Wisconsin, nominated for the 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools Program which recognizes top performing schools.
When Teresa Cava returned to school from winter break two weeks ago, she found herself looking forward to being surrounded by dogs, cats and whatever other furry creature came her way.
Special education transition services for students with disabilities in KUSD are designed to assist students and families in reaching their post-high school goals. For many students, a community-based transition program is a great option to acquire employability skills. To meet these needs o…
All Saints Catholic School is kicking off its Catholic Schools Week efforts with a brand new video that highlights many of the treasures it’s known for.
Declining numbers are driving the proposed elimination of a Kenosha Unified program that has assisted teens and their infants for at least the last three decades.
Lincoln Middle School students explored science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) with hands-on activities at Carthage College Thursday.
PLEASANT PRAIRIE — After a plane ride that took them from Beijing to Chicago and a full day of traveling, 17 fifth-graders from China arrived at Prairie Lane Elementary School Tuesday afternoon.
The Wilmot Academic Decathlon team continued its legacy of success last weekend with a second-place finish at the regional competition held at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
BRISTOL — School teachers at the Bristol School Board meeting Wednesday detailed inequitable working conditions, and parents called for the board to eliminate the automatic renewal of district administrator Michael Juech’s contract.
If the earth’s ancient rivers could speak, they would sound the alarm about declining habitats, pollution, water scarcity and what humans should do to restore their health.
Sixth-graders at Harborside Academy who have been studying the world’s ancient rivers during the first semester of the school year will be doing poetry reading and release a book based on their research.
SALEM LAKES — A request to continue to exceed the state-imposed levy limit may go to the Salem School district electorate in April.
A new center that caters to local kids in fourth, fifth and sixth grades opened Monday to an enthusiastic after-school crowd as they played ping pong, pool, a little carpet ball and even a video game or two.
Just when they thought the gift-giving season was over, fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders in Kenosha will have another present coming to them.
WILMOT — The upcoming Panther Open House at Wilmot Union High School will have an expanded focus this year to appeal to more than incoming freshman.
SOMERS — Students and teachers in Kenosha and Racine public schools will have the opportunity to learn about the seldom-taught narratives of ethnic and racial minorities that have shaped southeast Wisconsin, as well as the nation.
Schools work continuously in order to improve, and Trevor-Wilmot School is no different. The work we do is important so that students can make gains and achieve highly. Some of the areas that are improved include curriculum, programming and instructional methods. One area in particular we ha…
Students and staff packed into the Lance Middle School gym Friday for the school’s Christmas assembly and to announce the winner of this year’s Penny Wars.
Kenosha Unified administration has launched an investigation into instructional materials used in a Bradford High School health class following parents’ and students’ concerns over an assignment question about sexual assault.
Just days before his biggest night of the year, Santa took time out of his busy schedule to meet with some of his most grateful and appreciative fans on Thursday at Frank Elementary, 1816 57th St.
The resignation this week of Bristol School Board President Kathy LeFebve marks the third resignation from the board this year.
An online survey open for participation through the end of the month will help the Central High School Board of Education determine what qualities and qualifications the community is looking for in a district administrator.
The Kenosha Unified School District is seeking volunteers to serve on its Planning/Facilities/Equipment, Audit/Budget/Finance, Personnel/Policy and Curriculum/Program committees.
The Kenosha Unified School District invites members of the public to join a Bradford High School planetarium ad hoc committee that will review recommendations for the reinvigoration of the planetarium.
UW-Parkside held its 2018 winter graduation ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 15.
Eighth-graders at Paris Consolidated School recently completed the national pilot of a new prescription medication awareness unit that focuses on the importance of proper disposal of unused prescriptions.
There was no shortage of innovative ideas as Foxconn awarded the first round of winners in a competition that allows students, faculty and staff from universities, community and technical colleges to explore ways to improve the lives of people in Southeast Wisconsin.
Fifth-grade students at Brighton Elementary School are out of this world in science class.