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Roosevelt Students Celebrate Black History Month with Dance Performance

Roosevelt Elementary School students know how to bust a move. And those moves were on display during the school-wide Black History Month program on Wednesday, Feb. 26.

High School Juniors get Reality Check

High school juniors may not be thinking about salaries, bills and daycare costs right now, but during Reality Check Day, they were high priorities.

Gateway Hosts Signing Day for Local High Schools

RUSD students joined 26 other area high schools throughout Walworth County, Racine County, and Kenosha County for Gateway Technical College Signing Day Event. 

Mitchell Principal Stuck After Students Meet Attendance Goal

Mitchell School Assistant Principal Steve Branson spent the better part of Wednesday, Feb. 19 the wall.

Case HS Student Builds, Donates Little Free Libraries to Elementary Schools

Case High School student Reese Rognsvoog is working on becoming an Eagle Scout. And through this process, two elementary schools, The R.E.A.L. School and the Veterans Outreach Center of Wisconsin are benefitting!

Walden III Student Earns Young Artist Competition Top Prize

The Racine Symphony Orchestra (RSO) is thrilled to announce the winners of their annual Young Artists’ Competition which took place on Sunday, February 9 at UW-Parkside’s Frances Bedford Concert Hall.

2020-2021 School Year Calendar Now Available

The 2020-2021 school year calendar is now available.

Operation Warm is a Success at Giese

A national organization is making sure students at Giese Elementary School stay warm this winter. 

Gifford Kindergartners Celebrate 100 Days of School by Giving Back

Kindergarteners at Gifford School were hard at work in the classroom helping those in need. To celebrate the 100th day of school, every kindergartener was asked to collect 100 items. 

Wisconsin Department of Revenue officials visit the Academies of Racine at Park

Peter Barca and his team visited to see how Park's partnership with Educators Credit Union is helping business and accounting pathway students succeed.

Red Apple Elementary School Nominated for National Blue Ribbon Award

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction nominated Red Apple Elementary School for national recognition for making strides toward closing achievement gaps. 

Giese 5th Grade Class gets Professional Help Kicking Off Writing Unit

On Friday, Jan. 31 Mrs. Jensen’s fifth grade class at Giese Elementary School was visited by local author, Jean Ottelien. 

Explore This Year's Community Report!

What a year it has been! We are so proud to present the 2019-2020 Community Report.

'Angst' Documentary Viewing

A free viewing of the documentary 'Angst' will be held at Gifford School on February 6 at 6:30 PM

AAUW Donates School Supplies for Second Semester

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Community Issues Committee recently donated dozens of school supplies to students in the Racine Unified School District.   

Red Apple Elementary Students Explore Career Options

Local professionals in STEAM-related fields talked with students about their careers.

RUSD to Sell Monthly City Bus Passes for Students Beginning Feb. 1

RUSD has partnered with the City of Racine to sell monthly city bus passes to students in grades 6-12 that are not eligible for transportation (i.e. live under 2 miles from their school). Families are able to purchase monthly city bus passes for use during school days. Monthly passes will be available for purchase one week prior to the start of each month.

Julian Thomas Elementary Hosts MLK Day Event

Julian Thomas Elementary School welcomed Governor Tony Evers, Racine Mayor Cory Mason, Racine Police Chief Art Howell, Superintendent Dr. Eric Gallien and many more special guests for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ceremony held on Dr. King's birthday on Wednesday. 

Girls Get Empowered by Math & Science

More than 400 7th and 8th-grade girls got the opportunity to learn more about what interests them during the 7th annual Girls Empowered by Math & Science (GEMS) conference held at UW-Parkside on Thursday, Jan. 16.

22 Case High School Students Move on to State DECA Competition

Based on scores for DECA's written exam, 22 Case students qualified for the State Competition to be held this March.