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North Park Elementary School Earns Title I School of Recognition Award

Congratulations to North Park Elementary School for having earned a 2018-19 Wisconsin Title I School of Recognition Award! Since 2003, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) has recognized Title I schools that have demonstrated success in educating students. 

RUSD Swimmers Earn Academic All-American Honor

RUSD's swimming & diving programs at Case and Horlick High School have earned Academic All-American and Academic All-State honors in 2019!

Mitchell Symphony Band Earns Silver in New York City

Mitchell Middle School Symphony Band

The Mitchell Middle School Symphony Band, under the direction of Rex Rukavina, recently competed in the 2019 Heritage Music Festival in New York City, New York taking a silver award and second place.

RUSD Esports Team Compete at State Competition

RUSD's esports teams competed at the state tournament in Fond du Lac this past weekend. They didn't take home any state titles but say their experience was worth more than the gold.

Family Empowerment Day a Huge Success!

Hundreds of families took part in Family Empowerment Day this past Saturday. The event, held at Case High School, was free and open to the entire community! 

Starbuck Students Learn to Fly

In the world of education, learning is often at its most powerful when we can bring the content we are studying to life. On April 11, the Starbuck IB Engineering Club had the unique opportunity to take part in this type of learning when they visited the Batten International Airport for a field trip. 

Racine Case FBLA Competes at State FBLA Conference

J.I. Case High School sent 6 business students to the Wisconsin FBLA State Conference in Green Bay, WI Sunday April 7th, 2019.

RUSD Special Olympics Team Takes Home Some Hardware at State Competition

Racine Unified School District's Special Olympics team, coached by Deputy Chief Bill Macemon and his wife, competed at the state competition last month and took home some hardware!

RUSD Mental Health Clinics: A Success Story

In Racine Unified, we recognize the growing need for mental health professionals in schools. That's why we have partnered with Children's Hospital to bring full-time therapists to several of its elementary schools.

Horlick Music Students Win Awards in New Orleans

Congratulations to the Horlick High School Instrumental Music Department on their outstanding performances in New Orleans on March 30th!

Jefferson Lighthouse Art Specialist Gets Published on IB PYP Blog

Julia VanOudenhoven, an International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP) art specialist at Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary School got her article published on the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP) blog.

RUSD HOSA Students Earn Healthy Vision Award

Racine Unified’s Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) chapters have earned the Healthy Vision Award from Prevent Blindness Wisconsin.

Horlick Academy Students Visit Modine Manufacturing

On Tuesday, March 26, twenty-eight CTE students from the Education and Technical Services Academy attended a field trip to Modine Manufacturing and Engineering Company.

RUSD Mentoring Students Attend Milwaukee Bucks Game

RUSD students a part of the mentoring program at Janes, North Park, West Ridge and Turning Point Academy were invited to attend a Milwaukee Bucks game on March 24.

Summer Group Opportunities for All Ages

Children’s Hospital and RUSD are excited to offer an opportunity for your child to participate in group therapy- an excellent way to learn and practice new skills, develop self-confidence, become more self-aware, and build resilience.

Julian Thomas Fourth Grader Can Boast the Title of Published Author

Not many fourth graders can say they’re a published author. But, Emanuel Montero can. Earlier this year, Emanuel, a fourth grader at Julian Thomas Elementary School, co-wrote the book “The Slugs” with his friend Eduardo. 

Starbuck IB Students Show Off Community Projects

Starbuck Middle School (an IB World School) students presented their Community Projects on Thursday. This year-long project is the culminating event for all 8th graders in all International Baccalaureate schools around the world. 

Visit Park's Craft and Vendor Fair on March 30

Visit Park High School's Craft and Vendor Fair on Saturday, March 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Park High School.

Park High School Key Club Earns $1,000 YAR Grant

Park High School Key Club has been hard at work to make their school more united. For many years the club has promoted community volunteerism and positive world change.

Case Takes First at Annual JA Business Challenge for 2nd Year in a Row

Eight students (four teams) from Case High School participated in the Junior Achievement (JA) Business Challenge on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at the Gateway SC Johnson iMET in Sturtevant, WI.