Here’s the thing about passions: the truest ones, the ones that live in our bones and flow through our blood, those passions never die. They don’t dwindle. Things like what Sandy Freres feels for the students at The Prairie School … Continue reading
The letters – many handwritten, several stuffed with stickers and pictures and patches – are remarkable not only for the care with which they were created, but also for their willingness to share a world equal parts breathtaking, beautiful, and … Continue reading
Concert or poetry reading? It’s hard to tell when heartbeats sound like drums. Hers. The crowd’s. The other performers’. They blend together in a beautiful rhythm, waiting for the lyrics to come. She steps onstage, every time surer than the … Continue reading
In an effort to bring the school community together, while also highlighting one of the most comprehensive World Language programs in Southeastern Wisconsin, Prairie’s World Language Department will held its 5th Annual World Language Week beginning April 17th – 21st. The school celebrated all … Continue reading
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Testimonials from Students, Teachers, Parents & Alumni
Artist in Residence, Class of 1973
"I like the little things at Prairie. It is and always has been about the kids. I like when the little wee wogs knock on the dining room windows to see what is new. It is always fun and informative when I talk to them about what I am up to. In return, they share their opinions about my work, and I couldn’t be more appreciative."
Class of 2006
"My Prairie experience prepared me for college, which in turn prepared me for my career. As a writer, I learned the foundation of putting together a solid story in the Prairie classrooms. And while I dreaded our yearly research papers, I still utilize the skills I learned from that writing and researching process today."
"I am amazed by the courteous, professional manner of the faculty members, impressed by the behavior of the students, and pleased with the high expectations set for all."
Serving students from age 3/pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12, The Prairie School in Racine, Wisconsin, is one of the finest private, independent, college preparatory day schools in the United States. We develop confident, creative, responsible leaders through rigorous academic programs -- complemented by an array of extracurricular offerings in athletics and the arts -- that focus on the whole child. Our students hail from throughout Southeastern Wisconsin -- Kenosha, Oak Creek, Franklin, Union Grove and Somers -- as well as Northern Illinois.