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January 6, 2017 by Lois Bertelson Langdon (Register to contact)

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School Notes | A+ |  Journal Times

RACINE — All Racine families are invited to Racine Unified School District's Virtual Learning Open House, scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec.

Robert W. Jensen | Obituaries |  Journal Times

August 26, 1929—December 9, 2018. RACINE—Robert William Jensen, age 89, passed away Sunday, December 9, 2018, at his residence. He was born in ...

Educators Credit Union opens branch inside Park High School  Journal Times

RACINE — Educators Credit Union will be living up to its name — literally. A new ECU branch opened Monday at Park High School.

Timothy C. Monefeldt | Obituaries |  Journal Times

December 12, 1937—December 8, 2018. RACINE—Timothy C. Monefeldt, age 80, passed away peacefully early Saturday morning, December 8, 2018. Timothy ...

Harold Ertel | Obituaries |  Journal Times

RACINE—Harold Ertel, age 92, passed away Saturday, November 24, 2018, at Lakeshore at Siena. He was born in Sheboygan, WI June 4, 1926, son of the late ...

Student with rare disorder flourishes at Park High School  Journal Times

RACINE — Chasitty Luna-Ponce wakes up at 5:10 every morning to make a 45-minute trip to Park High School.

Racine officer pleads not guilty in Park High School case  Journal Times

RACINE — Brinelle Nabors, the Racine police officer accused of using excessive force against a Park High School student in 2015 during an arrest, pleaded not ...

Student accused of bringing marijuana to Racine Park High School

RACINE — A 17-year-old Park High School student is facing a felony charge after he was found to have brought 17.9 grams of marijuana to school, according to ...

2 students apprehended for allegedly making threats in Racine high schools  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

RACINE -- Racine police say they apprehended two students for allegedly making threats at Racine public high schools. The district also canceled classes at ...

Honor Roll: Park High School | A+ |  Journal Times

RACINE — These Park High School students were named to the first-semester honor roll for the 2017-18 school year:

William Hallam | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

William C. Hallam, age 80 passed away unexpectedly at his home in rural Trempealeau County, November 16, 2018. He was born on April 18, 1938, in Illinois, ...

Update: Students apprehended after making Horlick, Park threats  Journal Times

RACINE — Two students were apprehended after allegedly making threats of violence at Horlick and Park high schools, police said Tuesday.

Edward H. Muzenski | Obituaries |  Journal Times

September 25, 1918—November 18, 2018. RACINE—Edward Henry Muzenski, age 100, passed away Sunday, November 18, 2018, at St. Monica's Senior ...

High school football: Park routs Pius 48-14 behind quarterback Kelley  Journal Times

RACINE — Trey Kelley didn't record a touchdown as a wide receiver or running back his freshman year at Park High School.

RPD officer charged with excessive force in Park High incident  Journal Times

RACINE — Charges have been filed against a Racine police officer who is accused of using excessive force against a Park High School student in 2015.

Harold Ertel enjoyed gardening and spending time with family  Racine County Eye

Harold Ertel, 92, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 24 at Lakeshore at Siena. He was born on June 4, 1926, in Sheboygan. Harold was the son of the late Gottlieb ...

Beverly M. Hansen | Obituaries |  Journal Times

March 4, 1926—November 30, 2018. SOMERS – Mrs. Beverly M. Hansen, 92, passed away peacefully at her residence, surrounded by her family, on Friday ...

High school basketball: Park's Days getting close to announcing college choice  Journal Times

Nobal Days is hoping to make one of the biggest decisions of his life within the next month or so.

Sports Hall of Fame: Clay molded himself into greatness  Journal Times

At 6-foot-2 and 225 pounds as a high school sophomore, John Clay truly was a superman in shoulder pads from the start.

Racine is where Taylor's heart remains | Prep Sports  Journal Times

RACINE — One would never guess Gordon Taylor, a man who can offer a rare personal glimpse into a bygone era of Racine's rich sports heritage, will turn 95 ...

Hernandez named Park football coach | Prep Sports |  Journal Times

RACINE — Bryan Shredl was delighted that Danny Hernandez, his friend and former Carthage College teammate, was named coach of the Park High School ...

Court date set for RPD officer charged with excessive force  Journal Times

RACINE — The jury trial for Brinelle Nabors, the Racine Police Department officer charged with using excessive force against a Park High School student three ...

Gerald T. "Jerry" Mevis | Obituaries |  Journal Times

Gerald T. “Jerry” Mevis. FRANKSVILLE - With family by his side,. Gerald T. “Jerry” Mevis, age 60, passed away peacefully at home on Monday November 26, ...

Racine high school students apprehended after making threats; Case High School closed Tuesday

Two students were apprehended after allegedly making threats of violence at Horlick and Park high schools, police said Tuesday.

Busing limit implemented 70 years ago; some want a change  Journal Times

RACINE — At the time the two-mile busing limit for Wisconsin students became law, there was another pressing issue facing the state's districts: How would ...

Siegal resigns as Park's football coach | Prep Sports |  Journal Times

Andy Siegal, who was hired as the Park High School football coach prior to the 2016 season, has resigned.

Class Reunions | A+ |  Journal Times

Case, Park and Horlick High schools class of 1968.

Swim team alleges RUSD twice reneged on Case pool  Journal Times

RACINE — On Monday, more than two dozen Case High School students, swimmers, divers and family members questioned the Racine Unified School Board's ...

Student accused of bringing marijuana to school | Crime and Courts  Journal Times

RACINE — A 17-year-old Park High School student is facing a felony charge after he was found to have brought 17.9 grams of marijuana to school, according to ...

In Photos: Horlick Rebels, spurred by home crowd, roll past Park Panthers 41-6  Journal Times

All photos by ADAM ROGAN,

Police say threat made at REAL School not credible  Journal Times

STURTEVANT — After threats were made at three Racine Unified schools last week, a threat was reported at the REAL School, 10116 Stellar Ave., on Tuesday.

Racine officer facing criminal charges collects $160K while on paid leave for more than 2 years  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

RACINE — A Racine police officer has been on paid leave since 2015, when he was accused of using excessive force on a Washington Park High School ...

Teen arrested after alleged threat at Union Grove High School  Journal Times

UNION GROVE — A 15-year-old boy was in custody Monday afternoon and is facing charges after allegedly making a threat to shoot up Union Grove High ...

Mother grateful to community after daughter's seizure at parade  Journal Times

RACINE — A Racine mother is thanking the community for its quick action after her daughter had a seizure during Wednesday's Fourth Fest parade.

In Photos: Encore! Awards in Education | Local News  Journal Times

The Racine Unified School District's sixth annual Encore! Awards in Education took place Thursday evening, Oct. 18, 2018, at Festival Hall in Racine. The district ...

Park High School Graduates | A+ |  Journal Times

RACINE — Candidates for graduation at Park High School are: Hector Aguero, Moriah Aguilar, Lesly Alcantar, Laqueena Alexis, Awniah Ali, Abbel Anderson, ...

Videos in 2015 Park High School incident that prompted lawsuit released  Journal Times

RACINE — The Journal Times has obtained a pair of videos that show portions of a 2015 incident at the center of a lawsuit brought last month by a former Park ...

Everything you need to know about Saturday's Racine Rotary Post Prom  Journal Times

RACINE — Each year, Racine's Post Prom draws a huge crowd to Downtown Racine where parents, family and friends gather to watch high school students and ...

Racine Unified purchases mobile metal detectors  WTMJ-TV

RACINE -- The Racine Unified School District has purchased metal detectors in an effort to keep weapons out of schools. The district purchased two portable ...

In photos: City boys tennis teams compete in SEC tournament  Journal Times

Horlick's Aaron Antreassian claps his teammate Mike Shields' hand after they won a point during a Southeast Conference Tennis Tournament No. 1 doubles ...

Charges to be filed against officer accused in excessive force incident at Park High  Journal Times

RACINE — Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley is expected to file charges against Racine Police Officer Brinelle Nabors, who is accused of ...

Junior ROTC coming to Park High School | Local News  Journal Times

RACINE — Racine Unified high school students interested in military *service* will have the chance to experience life as an Army cadet next year when Park High ...

Lamberton, Griffin, Union Grove earn high school honors  Journal Times

Peter Lamberton has conquered two tennis disciplines in the Racine County Invitational. The Prairie School senior won the No. 1 singles title Saturday in the ...

Racine Unified graduation times and dates 2018  Racine County Eye

This weekend is the big one as students attending Racine Unified Schools will receive their diplomas. Here's when and where those big moments will happen:.

Racine Concert Band playing at Racine Park High School  Kenosha News

The Washington Park High School bands and the Racine Concert Band will present a concert Tuesday night (Oct. 17) in the school's John Burns Theater.

Bowling: Racine's Schwartz advances in U.S. Women's Open  Journal Times

Racine's Stephanie Schwartz is moving on at the U.S. Women's Open bowling tournament.

Catching Up With: Moore did his part for elite team  Journal Times

A quarter-century after Tom Moore played a major role in Racine County sports history, he's still making a mark in local baseball.

High school swim team left scrambling after pool is shut down  WTMJ-TV

With less than a week before the start of their 2018 season, the J.I. Case High School swim team is left without a pool.

Prospect Street homicide victim was 2017 Park grad | Crime and Courts  Journal Times

RACINE — The 18-year-old man who was shot and killed in the 1900 block of Prospect Street on Wednesday night has been identified by Racine police as ...

High schools: Case boys soccer blanks Westosha Central 4-0  Journal Times

Four players found the net for the Case High School boys soccer team on Wednesday night as the Eagles beat Westosha Central 4-0 in a nonconference match ...

Racine's Rotary Post Prom is today | Local News |  Journal Times

RACINE — The dresses have been purchased and the tuxes are ready as Racine-area students prepare to celebrate prom today and tonight.

High Schools: Jerdee, White help Horlick take second in Racine Invitational  Journal Times

The Horlick High School girls track and field team had a field day at the Racine Indoor Invitational Saturday at UW-Parkside.

RUSD 2018 Encore! Awards | A+ |  Journal Times

RACINE — The Racine Unified School District held its sixth annual Encore! Awards in Education at Festival Hall on Thursday, Oct. 18.

Unified aims to complete $35.5M of projects this summer  Journal Times

RACINE — Racine Unified is set to complete approximately $35.5 million worth of construction, repair and remodeling work on its buildings and facilities this ...

Back to School 2018 | |  Journal Times

On Tuesday, the Racine Unified School District welcomed back nearly 20000 students for the 2018-2019 school year.

Park alumni inducted into Hall of Fame | A+ |  Journal Times

RACINE — Three Park High School alumni were inducted into the school's Hall of Fame this year.

Racine Park High School principal's matching jeans photo goes viral  WTMJ-TV

The principal at Racine Park High School has gone viral after posing with a couple of his students in matching jeans.

Community Newsletter: Racine Heritage Museum | Faith & Community |  Journal Times

Racine Heritage Museum's annual Racine County Sports Hall of Fame will welcome five new members Oct. 25.

In Photos: Park High School Graduation | Local News  Journal Times

Park High School held its graduation ceremony on Sunday, June 4, 2017. Photos by Patrick Leary of The Journal Times.

High school girls: Park softball wins another city game; beats Horlick 9-5  Journal Times

The Park High School softball team rules Racine — at least for now.

Lee's Deli serves a side of tradition with its subs  Journal Times

RACINE — When he was a Park High School junior, John Henes took a job at Lee's Deli — and never left.

Prep track: Horlick makes noise at Spartan Invitational  Journal Times

The Horlick High School boys track and field team held its own against some of the premier programs in the state Friday night.

A Brass Spectacular Nov. 11 at Park High  Journal Times

RACINE — The Belle City Brassworks brass band will present its annual concert, “A Brass Spectacular,” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, in the Park High School John ...

Former Park student suing city, Unified, two police officers  Journal Times

RACINE — A former Park High School student is suing the City of Racine, Racine Unified School District and two Racine police officers — Brinelle Nabors and ...

High schools: Park freshmen lead the way | Prep Sports  Journal Times

The Park High School girls soccer team matched its victory total from each of the past two seasons Thursday, dominating Wilmot for a 5-1 nonconference victory ...

Park graduate turned TV actor hopes to inspire at NAACP event  Journal Times

RACINE — A Park High School graduate who's played TV parts in “Bull,” “Jessica Jones” and “The Good Wife,” is looking to inspire local students to find their ...

Class Reunion: Park High School Class of 1960 | A+  Journal Times

RACINE — The Park High School Class of 1960 is holding a “Class of '60” reunion Sept. 15 and 16 for classmates who will be celebrating their birthday year ...

Jeans joke goes viral for Park students, principal  Journal Times

RACINE — What started as some good-natured joking around in the hallway of Park High School on Thursday morning quickly turned into a viral sensation.

Hamilton recalls glory days at Park | Sports |  Journal Times

Twenty years after he was captivating Racine as an athlete at Park High School, Eric Hamilton usually only hears cheers during sporting events on his car radio ...

Park High School student cited for Thursday bus crash  Journal Times

RACINE — Racine Police issued two citations following an accident involving a school bus full of students Thursday afternoon by the intersection of 12th Street ...

Second man found guilty in killing of Deshaun Jordan, witness threatened  Journal Times

RACINE — A jury found 24-year-old Jonathan W. Bell guilty Wednesday on all charges, including first-degree intentional homicide, for the killing of Dashaun ...

In Photos: Case defeats Park in regional semifinals  Journal Times

Case High School forward Aiden Mianecki and Park High School midfielder Angelica Guerra fight for the ball during the first half of the WIAA regional semifinals ...

High schools: Malecki scores three goals as Waterford beats Park 5-2  Journal Times

Kenzie Malecki seems to be picking up where Lauren Torhorst left off for the Waterford High School girls soccer team.

High schools: Youth leads the way for Horlick boys soccer team  Journal Times

The Horlick High School boys soccer team graduated 10 seniors from last season's team, so young players will make up a big part of this year's squad.

Racine 4th of July Parade lineup | Local News |  Journal Times

RACINE — 4th Fest of Greater Racine announced the lineup for Racine's 82nd 4th of July Parade. The theme is "A Storybook Parade.”

Racine native finds himself and history through magic  Journal Times

RACINE — Rajon Lynch, who goes by RJ, admitted that he was the “class clown” while attending Park High School.

All-Racine County baseball: The west end represents the best  Journal Times

Teams west of I-94 ruled the All-Racine County baseball team this season.

Panthers focus on new era | Prep Sports |  Journal Times

RACINE — For an idea of how much of a slump the Park High School football team has been in, consider the last 12 years of the program.

The greats give back: Local legends to host conference May 6  Journal Times

Their mission will be inspiring high school student-athletes to maximize their potential.

Automotive program to end at Case High School  Journal Times

MOUNT PLEASANT — On Jan. 4, Daniel Meyer, automotive instructor at Case High School, attended a meeting at Park High School titled “Automotive Pathway ...

Sports Hall of Fame: Park's Woods remembered as great player, greater person  Journal Times

Going on 35 years after he graduated from Park High School, there are all kinds of stories still out there about what a person of impeccable character Jerry ...

Racine County Sports Hall of Fame Announces 2018 Scholar Athletes  Journal Times

RACINE — Each year, the Racine County Sports Hall of Fame and high schools throughout Racine County recognize two athletes from each school as Scholar ...

High school swimming: Park chalks up victory over Horlick  Journal Times

The Park High School boys swimming and diving team took care of business Tuesday night.

All-Racine County Boys Track: Schuster earns Athlete of the Year honors  Journal Times

Evan Schuster ran the 400 meters less than a half dozen times this season, but it was definitely enough.

Racine police search for Milwaukee suspect | Local News  Journal Times

RACINE — Racine police were involved in a hunt Sunday night for a carjacking suspect from Milwaukee.

Why RPD officer Brinelle Nabors has been on paid leave for 2½ years and counting  Journal Times

RACINE — For more than 2½ years, Officer Brinelle Nabors hasn't suited up for the Racine Police Department, nor has he been assigned to desk work.

Wrestling: Park's Mendoza, Williams show perfection | Prep Sports  Journal Times

Park High School's Joseph Mendoza and Tre Williams put bows on their Southeast Conference wrestling season on Saturday.

4 alumni inducted into Park High School Hall of Fame  Journal Times

RACINE — Four Park High School alumni were inducted into the school's Hall of Fame this year.

High school soccer: Union Grove, Burlington will meet in SLC title match  Journal Times

The Union Grove High School girls soccer team made a strong opening statement Tuesday afternoon.

County field could house Park football | Local News |  Journal Times

RACINE — Pritchard Park at Durand Avenue and Ohio Street is the site of a proposed $2.25 million sports complex called for in the 2017 Racine County budget.

Racine Teens From Park High School Go Viral After Wearing Matching Jeans With Principal

The Park High Trio Was Featured On Buzzfeed - Mount Pleasant-Sturtevant, WI - The principal teased the boys when they arrived at school with the same flashy ...

Through academies, Park donates tiny house to veteran village  Journal Times

RACINE — No longer are wood shop classes restricted to making bird houses and chairs. Park High School students donated a tiny house Thursday to Veterans ...

All-Racine County Boys Basketball: Butler named Player of the Year  Journal Times

To be JC Butler the last four years was to be a marked young man.

In Photos: Horlick vs. Park girls swimming | Prep Sports  Journal Times

The two schools competed in a Southeast Conference swim meet Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at Park High School. Horlick beat Park 141-36.

High schools: Waterford's Reindl opens season strong at Lake Michigan Invitational  Journal Times

Haleigh Reindl seems to have picked up where she left off last year.

Sports Hall of Fame: Dobbs made winning a habit  Journal Times

It didn't happen overnight for Phil Dobbs. In fact, through his first six years as coach of the Park High School football team from 1973-78, Dobbs had a record of ...

Their presence is still felt -- Park High Class of '65 celebrates reunion by funding scholarships  Journal Times

RACINE — Park High School's Class of 1965 may have graduated a half- century ago, but at least five current students won't forget their legacy.

Pepper spray used to break up altercation at Park  Journal Times

RACINE — Police deployed pepper spray to break up an altercation between two female students at Park High School at about 11 a.m. Tuesday, police and ...

In photos: Unified gets pumped for the new school year  Journal Times

MOUNT PLEASANT — After 18 months of collecting input, planning and design, Racine Unified Sc… +5. Racine Unified staff makes some noise for the new ...

Racine police officer accused of striking teen, now charged with misconduct in public office  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

RACINE -- A Racine police officer has been charged with misconduct in public office, battery and disorderly conduct related to an incident that unfolded at ...

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