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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. 

Grateful for Our RUSD Staff

It has been quite a week for our community and our country as a whole. As we end our first week in RUSD without students, we want to say thank you to so many wonderful RUSD employees who have stepped up. 

Coronavirus Update - RUSD Schools Closed

Gov. Tony Evers announced that public schools are now closed indefinitely. Based on how the situation continues to evolve, the state is not certain that the original re-opening date of April 6 is realistic. RUSD is continuing to monitor the situation and will provide you updates as we learn new information.

RUSD Counselors Spend Afternoon on the Hill

As part of the annual Wisconsin School Counselor Association’s (WSCA) state conference, which took place in Madison February 18-20, counselors from across the state took to the state capitol to spend an “Afternoon on the Hill” with their local state legislators.

RUSD Senior Honored as 2020 DECA Emerging Leader

Lauren Waiss, a senior at Case High School in Racine, WI, is the recipient of the 2020 DECA Emerging Leader Honor Award. This award recognizes students studying Marketing, Finance, Hospitality, and Management for being academically prepared, community-oriented, professionally responsible, and an experienced leader through participation in DECA. 

Case High School Celebrates Black History with Special Program

For the second year in a row, students and staff at Case High School put on a day-long Black History Month program that featured student speakers, performances and music.

Knapp's 5th Graders are Going Camping!

Through hard work and a generous donation, Knapp's 5th Grade class will be going to Camp Timber-lee!

Olympia Brown Students Welcome Special Guest Readers

As part of Literacy Week at Olympia Brown Elementary School, the Village of Caledonia Police Department sent several officers to read with students. 

SC Johnson Elementary Surprised with $10,000 Donation

Teachers and staff at SC Johnson Elementary School started off Friday with a surprise!