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Check Out Our Interactive Kindergarten Activity Program

A group of community volunteers dedicated to preparing local children for kindergarten presents,"Get Ready, Get Set, Go for Kindergarten!"  

RUSD Smart Start 2020

As Racine continues to see an increase in COVID-19 cases, RUSD will begin the 2020-2021 school year (first-quarter; Sept. 1-Nov. 6) with 100% remote learning. Students will begin remote learning on September 1. 

RUSD Celebrates Encore! 2020 Winners

We celebrated our Encore! Awards in Education 2020 recipients with a special drive-through ceremony.

Congratulations, Class of 2020!

Thursday, July 9 began the celebration of the Class of 2020 as students from Case, Horlick, Park and Walden III High Schools crossed the stage, received their diplomas and turned their tassels!

Summer Meals Information

RUSD is once again participating in the Summer Meals program!

Support our Community by Donating Blood at ASC June 24!

Please consider signing up to donate blood at ASC, 3109 Mt. Pleasant St., tomorrow, Wednesday, June 24 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

RUSD Families, We Need Your Voice! Help Us Plan for Fall 2020

We invite you to take a few minutes to complete an anonymous survey to help guide our planning to safely reopen schools in the age of COVID-19.

You did it! RUSD Students (and Families) Finished Strong!

This year, the last day of school feels quite different. Our children get to take a break from learning. And so do our families! Many parents likely feel as if they have graduated to the next grade level right along with their child.

RUSD Free Meal Service Will Continue Through the Summer

Free healthy grab and go meals will be provided to any child 18 years and younger through the summer months.

RUSD Celebrates Almost 2,000 Years of Service

Last week, RUSD celebrated more than 1,909 years of service with a special celebration of our 2020 retirees, social distance edition!

Update: Graduation 2020 Information for Families

Important information about the class of 2020's graduation.

Case VITA Program Helps 85 People with Taxes

While Case High School students participating in this year's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program in partnership with United Way of Racine County had their tax assisting season cut short, their numbers told a different story.

Important Pandemic EBT Benefits Information

Since schools are closed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, children who usually receive free or reduced-price school meals through the National School Lunch Program, or if they attend a Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) School, may be eligible to receive temporary food benefits.

Graduate Together: America Honors The Class of 2020

This Saturday, May 16, at 7 p.m., former President Barack Obama will deliver a commencement address to graduating seniors nationwide as part of an hour-long multimedia Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020 event. 

Racine County Announces Here to Help Program

Racine County announced a Here to Help program, a proactive effort to reach families who are facing barriers to services due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

RUSD Schools Closed for the Year

On April 16, Gov. Tony Evers announced the extension of the Safer at Home order through May 26. The order mandates that all K-12 schools remain closed for the rest of the 2019-2020 school year.

Graduation and Prom Information

The culminating event in a student’s K-12 career is graduation. We know our seniors and their families are eager to know how and when we will celebrate the class of 2020 as they cross the finish line this year.

RUSD Star Program Looking for New Participants

Racine Unified is looking for individuals interested in earning their teaching certificate in Special Education to join the STAR Program.

Board of Education Meeting for April 6

Please read this notification for the Board of Education Meeting for Monday, April 6 at 6 p.m.

RUSD At Home Learning Plan During Closure

Beginning tomorrow (April 1), your child's teacher(s) will contact you by phone to learn how you would like your child to receive learning materials. We'll be able to provide materials electronically via email or in paper form via U.S. Mail.