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Julian Thomas Students Celebrate the End of the Year

Julian Thomas Elementary School students had a ton of fun at the PBIS Spring Carnival this past weekend.

Congratulations, Class of 2017!

This weekend, RUSD celebrated more than 1,000 seniors who walked across the stage at Case, Horlick, Park, REAL and Walden III High Schools to accept their diplomas. 

Thank You, Schools of Hope Tutors!

Racine Unified School District and United Way of Racine County are celebrating the end of another successful Schools of Hope year. 

Phi Delta Kappa Honors RUSD Staff at Annual Awards Banquet

Several Racine Unified staff members and community partners were honored at Phi Delta Kappa Awards Banquet earlier this month. The honorees were recognized for excellence in education. 

Knapp Elementary Holds Their 3rd Academic Parent Teacher Team Meeting

Parents watching a presentation

Knapp Elementary is one of two schools in the district that has reinvented parent/teacher conferences and holds an academic parent/teacher team meeting to engage parents within a group. 

RUSD Students Receive Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarships

Walden III High School senior Carly Dow and Horlick High School senior Hannah Carls each received $500 scholarships for college from Pi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma.

Jefferson Elementary 5th Graders Organize Underwear and Sock Drive for Homeless

Students standing by donated sock and underwear

Fifth graders at Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary School organized an underwear and sock drive for the homeless.

RUSD Students Earn US History Awards

Several RUSD students earned 2017 US History Awards from the RUSD Social Studies Department and the Racine Heritage Museum.

Walden Seniors Hold R.O.P.E. Ceremony

Every senior at Walden III High School must go through the Rite of Passage Experience (R.O.P.E.) in order to graduate. On Wednesday, students celebrated with a special ceremony. 

Racine County K9 Unit Visits Jerstad-Agerholm Elementary School

One of the Racine County K9 Units visited Jerstad-Agerholm Elementary School. Students were able to pet the dog and learn about the role a dog plays in policing.

RUSD Freshmen Declare Academy, Pave Way for Future Academics

On Monday, May 22, RUSD freshmen from Case, Horlick and Park High Schools declared their Academy Pathway as part of their journey in the Academies of Racine.

SC Johnson Student Chosen for National Youth Leadership Forum

SC Johnson Elementary School fifth grader Taylor Sisk will take part in a unique academic development experience, the National Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF): Pathways to STEM this summer. 

You're Invited to the RITE Grant Showcase June 5!

On Monday, June 5, from 4:30-6 p.m. at Knapp Elementary School, 2701 17th St., we invite you to come explore RUSD’s RITE Grant recipient projects and see how these educators are using innovative technology to advance learning. 

85 RUSD Retirees Honored for More Than 2,000 Years of Service

Congratulations to the eighty-five RUSD employees whose contributions to the District were celebrated on Thursday, May 18 at the annual retirement dinner.

Fifth-Graders Participate in Hispanic Professional Tour

Fifth-graders from Racine Unified Schools took a field trip to Gateway Technical College for the day to learn from some of Racine’s prominent Hispanic professionals

Sign Up for RUSD's Free ACT Prep Course

A free ACT half-credit prep course is being offered this summer by the Racine Unified School District. 

Horlick High School French Students Win Big at State Competition

On Saturday, May 13, ten students from Horlick High School and two from Park earned gold medals at the Wisconsin State Concours Oral, a statewide French speaking competition.

RUSD Students Travel to Racine's French Sister City

Ask Mayeli Garcia or Marie Redding, students at Walden II,I or Johanna Honore, or Jenna Swiertz from Case High School what they did for spring break and you're in for an excited recital of a variety of experiences.

Park High School Automotive Teacher Participates in Train-the-Trainer Event

A seminar hosted at Gateway Technical College gave area high school instructors the training on Snap-on torque wrenches, which will help them provide training to their students to successfully enter their chosen career or college program.

REEC Students Welcome Their Grandparents to School

Racine Early Education Center students welcomed their grandparents to school today for the annual Grandparents Breakfast.