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School Board Listens to Community, Approves Referendum

Dennis Wiser, president of the Racine Unified School District Board, tonight released the following statement regarding the District’s plans to move forward with a November 4 referendum:

12 Case Students Earn Prestigious IB Full Diploma Award

The exam scores for the International Baccalaureate program at Case High School were recently made available on the IB website.

Reminder: Elementary and Middle School Open Houses Aug. 28

Open houses will be held at Racine Unified elementary and middle schools on Thursday, Aug. 28.

Back-to-School Information for RUSD Middle Schools

Gilmore Middle School Gilmore Middle School will host School Registration for all grades on Wednesday, Aug. 13 and Thursday, Aug. 14 from 8 a.m. – noon and 1-3 p.m.

S.C. Johnson Outdoor Summer School Studies

Students in Heidi Vlach's second-grade summer school reading class at S.C. Johnson Elementary are spending part of their summer learning about insects. WebRep   currentVote     noRating noWeight                      

Mitchell Middle School Parade Float Wins Award

Mitchell Middle School received the Charles Arnold Award for their float at the Fourth Fest parade this year.

District Seeks Community Input Through Survey

Dear Racine Taxpayers - The Racine Unified School District is held accountable for improving our schools AND making a positive impact in the Racine community.

Summer Bridge Program and Transportation

This summer, Racine Unified is offering a Summer Bridge program for all incoming freshmen to help them transition to high school. Case, Horlick and Park High Schools have all offered a Bridge program in the past; however, the new, expanded program will provide academic, career and skill development activities.  

Summer Production of Sweeney Todd at Case

Racine-area students will perform a summer production of "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" at the Case High School theater, 7345 Washington Ave, on Thursday, July 31, Friday, Aug. 1 and Saturday, Aug.

Summer Production of Rent at Starbuck Middle School

Racine-area students will perform a summer production of “Rent” at Starbuck Middle School, 1516 Ohio St., later this week. Performances will take place on Friday, Aug. 1, Saturday, Aug. 2, Thursday, Aug. 7, Friday, Aug.

Horlick Students Receive Award on National Latin Exam

Three Horlick High School students received awards on the National Latin Exam. Fred Dobke’s Latin III students at Horlick took the exam, sponsored by the American Classical League, this past spring.

2014 RUSD Parent and Community Survey Results Are In

Results of the 2014 Parent/Community Survey are in. Nearly 2,000 Racine community members provided input on how the District and RUSD schools are performing.

Eliot Underhill Featured in "Heroes for Health" Series

RUSD Director of Alternative Programs and Charter Schools Eliot Underhill is currently th

Jefferson Lighthouse Class in First for First in Math

Congratulations to Jim Moes' fourth-grade class at Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary School for their accomplishments in First in Math.

Case High School Link Crew Orientation

Case High School is excited to host the first-annual Freshman Link Crew Orientation on Wednesday, Aug. 27 from noon – 4 p.m. at Case, 7345 Washington Ave., in the fieldhouse. All incoming Case freshmen are invited to attend.  

Summer School Catalogs

Summer School 2014 starts on Tuesday, June 24. 

RUSD Students, Staff Receive Phi Delta Kappa Awards

Congratulations to the Racine Unified School District students and staff who received Phi Delta Kappa awards. The awards were presented at the organization's banquet on May 18.  

Superintendent Dr. Haws Presents Raising Racine Progress Report

At the Board meeting on June 16, Dr. Haws presented her Year 1 Progress report in relation to the District's three-year Raising Racine plan. The plan focuses on three District priorities:

Roosevelt Hosts Event to Promote Literacy

On January 31, female students at Roosevelt Elementary in grades K-5 sat with their mothers for a fancy event to promote literacy. The event theme was based on Jane O’Conner’s book character Fancy Nancy.

REAL School Raises $1,000 for Police K-9 Vest

On March 18th, REAL School participated in a McTeacher's Night to raise funds for a stab/bullet proof vest for the Racine County Sheriff's Office and Deputy Clemens as he was scheduled to receive a new police K-9, NOX.