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Become a United Way Schools of Hope Tutor Today!

Schools of Hope, a United Way-led initiative in partnership with Racine Unified School District and local businesses and community members, provides young children with tutors on a regular basis to increase reading achievement in the early grades.

Mitchell K-8 Welcomes Back Families By Holding A Corn Roast

Mitchell K-8 held their annual corn roast on Thursday evening, put on by the Mitchell Elementary School PTA.

Case Annual Craft and Vendor Fair

Case high school will be holding its annual craft and ventor fair on Saturday November 4th between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. 

Download RUSD's Free Mobile App Today!

Racine Unified School District has gone mobile! RUSD now has a new way to help parents, students and community members stay connected with schools as we introduce our NEW mobile app!

Jerstad-Agerholm K-8 Students Show Their School Pride at Pep Rally

Students at Jerstad-Agerholm K-8 had a pep rally on Friday September 8, the last day of the first week of school.  Each class performed a dance or cheer to their chosen song. 

Jerstad-Agerholm K-8 Students Tour Tiny House from Veterans Village

Students viewing tiny house

Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin in Racine visited students at Jerstad-Agerholm K-8 and gave them a chance to tour one of their tiny houses from Veterans Village.

Knapp Hosts Welcome Back Potluck

Knapp educators and student

Knapp Elementary School held a Welcome Back Potluck on Thursday evening.  Students and their families came together to enjoy dinner and desserts.

Raising Racine 2022: Progress & the Power of Collective Impact

Superintendent Dr. Lolli Haws presented the District’s 2016-17 results, ongoing and upcoming initiatives such as Academies of Racine and My School. My Choice. and RUSD’s new five-year strategic plan at Wingspread in front of an audience of community leaders and elected officials.

Build Your Legacy!

To kick off the 2017-18 school year, RUSD held a back to school pep rally, historically known as Institute Day, for all staff on Thursday morning.

The R.E.A.L. School is Open!

On Aug. 30, 2017, The R.E.A.L. School officially opened its doors at its new location in Sturtevant.

Get Involved: Family Empowerment Day 2018!

Save the date for Family Empowerment Day 2018! Racine Unified School District’s Office of Family and Community Engagement is hosting the 3rd annual Family Empowerment Day on Saturday, April 28, 2018.

Update Your Child's Emergency Contact Information Online!

RUSD's emergency contact information is online! This means that all the information that was once on the paper emergency cards is now stored in Infinite Campus.

RUSD Celebrates 43 2017 IB Scholars Including 9 Full Diplomas

Congratulations to the 9 International Baccalaureate (IB) Full Diploma graduates and 43 IB Scholars from Case High School this year.

Airplane Donated to Horlick to Propel Aviation Academy

Horlick High School's Aviation Pathway is soaring! Check out what they got in this great video. 

Open House Information

RUSD elementary, middle and high schools will hold Open House this fall. Please click here for dates and times.

McKinley's IB Ambassadors Show Incoming 6th Graders the Ropes

During orientation, incoming 6th graders got the opportunity to get familiar with the school, meet staff, learn about courses offered and interact with some of the older students.

Tiny Houses Delivered to Veterans Village

On Tuesday August 15th, the tiny houses were picked up from all three high schools and delivered to Veterans Village in Racine.  Earlier this year students from the Academies of Racine at each high school built a tiny house.

Schedule Pick Up and Registration Information

RUSD middle and high schools will hold registration & schedule pickup for the 2017-2018 school year in August. Please see below for specific dates and times at each of our schools. If you have questions, please contact your child’s school’s main office.

School Starts Sept. 5! Enroll in RUSD Today

Racine Unified School District Enrollment Center will hold extended hours beginning August 31 – September 7 every Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. for families to register and enroll in the District for the 2017-2018 school year.

Case High School's Link Crew Freshmen Orientation

Case High School freshmen are encouraged to attend Link Crew Freshmen Orientation Friday, Aug. 25 from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.