Informational meeting set after fire destroys part of Racine grade school

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by Tiffany Tarpley

Racine-- Leaders with Racine Unified Schools are working to figure out what's next for students at Mitchell School after a massive fire destroyed part of the building.

Stacy Tapp, Chief of Communication and Community Engagement Racine Unified School District released the following statement Thursday evening:

1. Mitchell Elementary and Mitchell Middle Schools will remain closed tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 28.

2. Racine Unified (and Arbor Management) will provide school breakfast and lunch to Mitchell Elementary and Middle School students at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer (2417 Drexel Ave.) tomorrow and continuing until students are back in school. Breakfast will be served from 7:30-8:30 a.m. and lunch will be served from 11 a.m. until noon. All Mitchell students are welcome and will not be charged for breakfast or lunch.

3. Friday evening (Feb. 28) RUSD and Mitchell school staff will hold an informational meeting for Mitchell Elementary and Mitchell Middle School families at Park High School (1901 12th St.) from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. We encourage all Mitchell families to attend.We thank our school families and staff for their patience and cooperation during this difficult time. We also want to thank local fire, police and other emergency personnel who braved the dangerously cold weather in responding to the fire this morning. 

 

 

 

 

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