Prairie News

  • A Trail Blazed

    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

    Pen Pals from the Antarctic

    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

    A Way With Words

    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

    A Celebration of Each Other

    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

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.