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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.

Case Theater Students Aim to Improve School Culture

On May 5, 2017, 38 Case High School Eagle Theater students travelled by city bus to Starbuck Middle School to teach their Break the Hate Habit workshop. The workshop uses high school students who have been trained to become leaders in using dynamic theater techniques with diverse groups. 

RUSD Congratulates 16 IB Full Diploma Candidates

Congratulations to the 16 International Baccalaureate (IB) Full Diploma candidates from Case High School this year. They have completed a lot of work to get to this point!

Nineteen RUSD Students Awarded with Racine PTA Council Scholarships

On Tuesday, May 9, the Racine PTA Council held its annual Scholarship Banquet at ROMA Lodge. Nineteen RUSD seniors earned $1,000 scholarships to use towards their higher education.

RUSD Director of Health Services Named WASN School Nurse Administrator of the Year

Racine Unified School District’s Director of Health Services Ms. Sue Stroupe has been named the Wisconsin Association of School Nurses (WASN) School Nurse Administrator of the Year!

2017 RUSD Student Art Exhibition at Wustum Museum

The 2017 RUSD Student Art Exhibition is open to the public at the Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts from April 30th through May 20th. The exhibition features work from RUSD students of all ages ranging from pre-kindergarten all the way to high school seniors.

RUSD Hosts 2nd Annual Family Empowerment Day

On Saturday, May 6, RUSD held its second annual Family Empowerment Day at Park High School.

RUSD Honors 131 Staff Members with Encore! Awards

On May 4, 2017, during the fourth annual Encore! Awards in Education event, 131 RUSD educators were recognized for their success in improving achievement for RUSD students.