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Horlick SkillsUSA Students Volunteer at Local Job Fair

On March 27, the Horlick High School SkillsUSA American Spirit Team volunteered at the Young Adult Job Fair held at the Racine Family YMCA on Lake Drive in Racine.

Olympia Brown Choir Sings at State Capitol in Madison

In March, the Olympia Brown Elementary School fourth and fifth-grade choir sang at the State Capitol in Madison for the WMEA (Wisconsin Music Educators Association) "Music in Our Schools" Month.

Case Students Compete in State DECA Conference

The Case High School DECA Chapter recently finished competing at the 2014 DECA State Career Development Conference (SCDC) in Lake Geneva, Wis.

Office Depot Donates School Supplies & Money to Mitchell Schools

After the fire that damaged Mitchell Elementary and Middle Schools, Office Depot donated approximately $5,000 worth of school supplies to the schools. Office Depot also gave the schools a $1,000 check to be used as needed.

Mitchell Elementary and Middle School Updates

Updates regarding the fire at Mitchell Elementary School are available on this webpages for families.

Students Win Awards in Scholastic in Writing Competition

Seven Racine Unified students have won Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, including one national award winner.

Preschool Program Offered for 3-5 Year Olds

A preschool program for children 3-5 years old is offered as part of the Child’s World class curriculum at Case High School, 7345 Washington Ave.

March Math Madness at S.C. Johnson Elementary School

Math Madness

A champion has been named in S.C. Johnson's March Math Madness. Of the 18 teams that competed, the Florida Gators ended up beating the Creighton Blue Jays to take the title.

Park Key Club Receives Grant From Youth As Resources

Youth As Resources (YAR), a community investment committee of United Way of Racine County, has funded a community service project led by the Park High School Key Club.

Bull Fine Arts Students Perform "R World" to Promote Recycling

R World

Fifth graders at Bull Fine Arts Elementary School performed "R World" this week, a play that focuses on the importance of recycling and keeping the world clean and healthy. 

Park Student Headed to National DECA Competition

Jesse Ocanas

Park High School student Jesse Ocanas took 6th place overall in the Retail Merchandising event at the state DECA competition, which was held on March 18-20 at the Grand Geneva.

Red Apple PTA to Host Fair on Saturday, April 12

The Red Apple PTA will hold the Red Apple Fair on Saturday, April 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Red Apple Elementary, 914 St. Patrick St. Admission is free. 

Horlick Theater Arts to Present “The Music Man”

That family pleasing, toe tapping, great American musical, Meredith Willson’s The Music Man, is coming to Racine at the Joseph L. Mooney Theater at Horlick High School, 2119 Rapids Drive, on April 4, 5, 11 and 12 at  7 p.m.

Take the RUSD Parent and Community Survey!

The Racine Unified School District is offering a survey for all parents and community members. The feedback gathered in the survey is very important and helps us improve communication and school operations.

Walden III Student Named Semifinalist in Geography Bee

Walden III eighth grader Achintya Krishnan has been notified by the National Geographic Society that he is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2014 Wisconsin State Geographic Bee, sponsored by Google and Plum Creek.

Changes to 2014-2015 Racine Unified Calendar

In order to provide additional time for our staff to prepare for full implementation of Educator Effectiveness, the state’s new performance-based evaluation system for teachers and administrators, RUSD has moved the March 13, 2015 professional dev

Transition Day March 22 at Gateway Technical College

RUSD will take part in Transition Day on Saturday, March 22 from 9 a.m. - noon in the Racine Building at Gateway Technical College, 1001 S Main St. in Racine.

Racine Unified WSMA Large Group & Jazz Contest Results

On Saturday, Feb. 22, RUSD hosted the Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) Large Group Contest at Horlick High School. The REAL Middle School Band competed in Class C and received a II (Very Good) rating.

Case Student Crowned Miss Racine's Outstanding Teen

Amy Stephan

Amy Stephan, a junior at Case High School, was crowned Miss Racine's Outstanding Teen on Jan. 11.  Her platform is Youth Literacy/Read Across America. Congratulations, Amy!

Park High School Varsity Pom Pon Squad Tryouts

Students are invited to try out for the 2014-2015 Park High School Varsity Pom Pon Squad. Clinic workshop times are Tuesday-Friday, April 22-25 from 6:30-9 p.m. to learn and perfect what students need to know for the tryouts.