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RUSD Students Attend First African American Female Institute

Roughly 50 Racine Unified 9th graders got the opportunity to attend AAFI, the first African American Female Institute.

Attention 8th Graders: Sign up for the Summer Bridge Program Today!

Incoming Case, Horlick and Park High School students are encouraged to sign up for the Summer Bridge Program running August 13-16!

Sophomores & Juniors: Sign Up for ACT Prep this Summer

If you are taking the ACT for the first time or are looking to improve your score, this class is for you! Students will learn prep strategies that will specifically assist students in learning the essential study skills needed to do well on the ACT.

Gifford Student, Alex Hart-Upendo, Wins State Merit In Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge

Discovery Education and 3M have announced that Alex Hart-Upendo, a  fifth grade  student from Gifford School (Racine Unified School District) has been named the state merit winner for Wisconsin in the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, the nation’s premier middle school science competition. 

Case High School Dance Team Holds Dance Clinic on August 16

Case Dance Clinic Flyer

The Case High School Dance Team will hold a dance clinic on Thursday, August 16 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. with a game-time performance on Friday, August 17 at 5:30 p.m.

Congratulations, Class of 2018!

The weekend of June 8, RUSD celebrated high school graduation with wonderful ceremonies on Case, Horlick, Park, Walden and The R.E.A.L. School.

Park High School Student's Drive to Succeed

The next generation of automotive technicians is being trained at a state-of-the-art facility in Wisconsin thanks to a public-private partnership with Snap-on Incorporated.

Are You a 2018 Graduate? Congrats! Buy Your Graduation Photos Online Today

2018 seniors from Case, Horlick and Park High Schools have a chance to purchase their graduation online. Click for more information!

Therapy Dog Visits Students at Case High School on the Last Day of School

3 students petting dog

A therapy dog visited Case High School on the last day of school.  Students were welcomed to de-stress with the dogs during the busy final week.

RUSD Recognized by UnitedHealthcare for Creating a Culture of Well-Being in the Workplace

UnitedHealthcare honored Racine Unified School District with a “Well Deserved” award for implementing a successful workplace well-being program that helps improve its employees’ health.

Start Reading this Summer and Attend Next Year's English Festival!

Seventh and eighth-grade students are encouraged to start reading now if they plan on attending the English Festival in March 2019.

Wadewitz Elementary School Opens Inclusive Dream Big Playground!

It was all smiles, laughter and even some tears of joy as Wadewitz Elementary School students, staff and parents cut the ribbon officially opening the Dream Big Playground!

RUSD Fifth-Graders Participate in Hispanic Professional Tour at UW-Parkside

Fifth-graders from Racine Unified Schools took a field trip to UW-Parkside for the day to learn from some of Racine’s prominent Hispanic professionals. 

Fourth and Fifth Graders Put Their STEM Skills to the Test!

Students from Goodland Elementary, Mitchell Elementary, Julian Thomas Elementary School, Dr. Jones Elementary, S.C. Johnson Elementary and Roosevelt Elementary participated in the STEM Matrix competition at Case High School on Saturday, June 2.

RUSD Teachers Earn 2018 RITE Grants for New Technology in the Classroom

On Thursday, May 31, Interim Superintendent Dr. Eric Gallien along with Chief Information Officer Tim Peltz and other members of RUSD administration surprised this year’s RITE Grant recipients in their classrooms.

Walden III Seniors Participate in Rite of Passage Experience

Seniors at Walden III High School participated in an annual graduation tradition that dates back for decades.

The R.E.A.L. School Donates Vest to K-9 Officer

On Friday, May 25, The R.E.A.L. School hosted Officer Mantych and K-9 Mason from the Horicon Police Department and presented them with a check to purchase a vest for K-9 Mason.

Roosevelt Students Specialize in Sun and Sand During Beach Day

Students at Roosevelt Elementary School got the opportunity to become sun, sand and water experts during Beach Day! 

Phi Delta Kappa Honors RUSD Students and Staff

Several Racine Unified staff members, partners and a Board of Education member were honored at the May 20 Phi Delta Kappa Awards Banquet held at the UW-Parkside Student Center. The honorees were recognized for excellence in education. 

RUSD Freshmen Declare Their Academy Pathway During Special Ceremony

This week, Case, Horlick and Park High Schools held Declaration Ceremonies for all freshmen students.