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RUSD Recognizes 2019 Peacemakers of the Year

This year, the 2019 Peacemaker of the Year awards were given to students who organized and lead peacemaking /diversity/projects /activities, participated in these types of events/activities, learned about and demonstrated, or modeled non-violent peaceful alternatives and/or creatively engaged students in peace awareness projects that affirm diversity or alternative lifestyles.

Attention 8th Graders! Get Ready for High School and Sign Up for Summer Bridge!

Attention 8th Graders! Get Ready for High School and Sign Up for Summer Bridge!

RUSD Special Olympic Athletes Compete at State Track & Field Competition

On June 6 & 7 the Racine Unified School District Special Olympics Team traveled to Stevens Point to compete in the state level Track and Field tournament. RUSD took three athletes, two of whom won medals for their performance.

Lighthouse Brigade of Racine Marching Band Field Show is Friday, July 12

The Lighthouse Brigade of Racine, now in its 40th year and under the direction of Rex Rukovina, will host the Mid-American Competing Band Directors Association Semi-final competition at 7 p.m. Friday, July 12, at Hammes Athletic Field at Case High School, 7345 Washington Ave.

Summer School Schedules Now Available on Infinite Campus Parent Portal

Summer School 2019 student schedules are now available on Infinite Campus Parent Portal.

Congratulations, Class of 2019! More than $6 Million in Scholarships!

Congratulations, Class of 2019! This weekend, RUSD celebrated its class of 2019 with graduation ceremonies held Friday - Sunday. This year, the class of 2019 earned more than $6 million in scholarships!

Congratulations 2019 Transition Program Graduates!

Family and friends gathered for the Transition Program's graduation ceremony today and listened to commencement speeches each student had prepared.

RUSD Offers Free Summer Meals to Community

RUSD is once again participating in the Summer Meals program.

Gilmore Fine Arts Music Program Leads the Way at National Festival

The Gilmore Fine Arts music students had quite the impressive spring trip to New York City where they competed at the WorldStrides Festival. 

West Ridge Students Participate in Battle of the Books, IB style

West Ridge Elementary 4th and 5th-grade students put their learning to the test during Battle of the Books, IB edition.

RUSD 5th Graders Visit UW-Parkside for Hispanic Tour

RUSD 5th Graders from  Julian Thomas, Dr. Jones, Janes, Wadewitz, Mitchell, Fratt, S.C Johnson and Roosevelt elementary schools participated in the Hispanic Tour at UW-Parkside. 

Starbuck 8th Grader Builds Little Free Library for Jefferson Lighthouse

Starbuck eighth grader, Kalyn Holland, built a Little Free Library for her former elementary school to enjoy!

Gateway Holds RUSD Mentoring High School Youth Summit

At this year's RUSD Mentoring High School Youth Summit at Gateway Technical College, RUSD high school students from Case, Horlick, Park and RAE were able to attend workshops that focused on closing the educational gap and college readiness.&n

JLS Students Participate in Math Kangaroo Competition

The 3rd Thursday in March each year there is an International Math Kangaroo Competition held all around the world for kids in grades 1-12.  It is a challenging 75-minute test with 24-30 multiple choice math and logic problems, many involving some outside-the-box thinking and problem-solving.

Park JROTC Instructors Named Assembly ‘Hometown Heroes’

The Wisconsin State Assembly recognized Major Jason Hauser and Sergeant First Class Guadalupe Berrios Jr. from Park High School as “Hometown Heroes” at the Assembly session on May 15.

RUSD High School Students Declare Academy

On Monday, May 20, Case High School freshmen officially declared their Academy and were honored during a special ceremony held in the fieldhouse.

Phi Delta Kappa Honors RUSD Educators

Several Racine Unified School District staff members, partners and programs were honored during the Phi Delta Kappa Awards Banquet held at UW-Parkside on May 19.

Giese Fifth Graders Publish Two Books

The fifth grade students at Giese Elementary in Mrs. Jensen and Ms. Panyk's class had a book premiere on Tuesday, May 14 to celebrate the books that each class published.

A Small Act of Kindness Goes A Long Way for One Case High School Student

A small act of kindness from you can be HUGE to someone else.

Two RUSD Teachers Earn WIABE Educator of the Year

Two RUSD teachers have earned the title of Wisconsin Association of Bilingual Education (WIABE) Educator of the Year award!