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West Ridge IB's Planting a Promise Project

students planting seeds

During "Red Ribbon Week" this past October, West Ridge IB planted over 400 red tulips and promised to live a healthy, drug-free life. Students made connections between taking care of plants and making good choices for their own bodies.

Don't Miss A Community Program: Screen Smart - The Upside of Digital Devices

Parents won’t want to miss children’s media expert and author Nicole Dreiske, one of the nation’s most respected pioneers in the study and understanding of how children engage with screens.

Mitchell Symphony Band Competes in Atlanta

The Mitchell Middle School Symphony Band, under the direction of Rex Rukavina, recently competed in the 2018 Heritage Music Festival in Atlanta, GA taking a silver award and second place.

Schulte Students Rock!

Each student at Schulte Elementary School created a personalized painted rock that will be part of a permanent art display at the school.

Red Apple STEAM Fair Offers Families Hands-On Learning Experiences

This week, Red Apple Elementary students welcomed families and community members to their annual STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math) Fair! 

Horlick French Students Advance to State Competition

On Saturday, April 14, 11 students from Horlick High School participated in the regional French speaking competition at Carthage College. 

Come Watch Case Take on Park High School at Improv Comedy Show!

It’s a straight up, laugh your head off, get crazy and cheer improv comedy night as Case and Park Theater students join forces to bring you the best improv ever!

Happy National Volunteer Week!

Happy National Volunteer Week! RUSD would like to thank our more than 3,000 RUSD volunteers who serve our schools every day! 

Shrek The Musical Comes To Horlick Theater Arts

Shrek logo

Shrek The Musical ends Horlick Theater Arts season in the Joseph L. Mooney Theater and runs April 20th – 28th 2018. 

Gilmore Music Sweeps the Competition at Nashville Music Festival

The Gilmore Middle School Music Department had a very rewarding and fun time in Nashville, TN taking home several awards, including the Choral Sweepstakes award for the school with the two highest scoring choirs!

Horlick High School Cuts Ribbon on New Science Labs

Horlick High School Principal Angela Apmann, along with Superintendent Dr. Lolli Haws, Board of Education President Bob Wittke, Racine Mayor Cory Mason, County Executive Jonathan Delagrave and Kurt Coffey, Vice President of Parts & Service from CNHi, cut the red ribbon officially opening Horlick's new science wing on Monday, April 9.

McKinley Middle School Students Present Passion Projects

Eighth grade students at McKinley Middle School presented their Passion Projects, a cumulating project of students IB Middle Years Programme, last month. 

Case High School Students Accepted as HUNCH School & Invited to Tour NASA

Case High School students are blasting off to Houston! Seniors Tyler Matson and Elvin Sam, along with sophomores Randall Sinner and Cole Zeitz have been invited work with NASA engineers on a project to reduce waste in space.

Middle School Students get Hands-On at Manufacturing Camp

Twelve students from Mitchell and Gifford Middle Schools participated in the Welding and Manufacturing Camp organized by Case High School technology education teacher, Alex DeBaker, last month.

RUSD Holds Third Annual District Spanish Spelling Bee

student at podium spelling a word

The third annual RUSD Spanish Spelling Bee took place on March 28th, at the Administrative Service Campus.

Case High School Swim & Dive Athletes Earn Academic All-American Awards

Congratulations to the Case High School student-athletes who have earned the title of Academic All-American as well as Academic All-State this year.

REAL School Exposes Students to More Than 40 Career Opportunities

The REAL School hosted their 5th Annual Career Day this morning.

SCJ Morning Meetings Bring Fun to Fridays

SC Johnson Elementary School Logo

Three teachers from SC Johnson Elementary School have dedicated their time, effort and energy to improve the culture and climate at their school. Earlier this year, Steve Hennes, Alex Kayser and Cory Mahnke started Morning Meetings at SC Johnson.

Horlick High School Brings Home Serious Hardware After Music Festival

Congratulations to Horlick High School's Instrumental Music Department on their outstanding performances in Nashville on March 24!

RUSD High Schools Cheer & Pom Try Outs

RUSD high schools Cheer & Pom teams are holding tryouts for the 2018-2019 school year. Click for information and dates, times and tryout locations.