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Freshmen Students SEE Their Future During Career Expo

RUSD freshmen from Case, Horlick, Park, Walden and The R.E.A.L. School got the opportunity to engage with more than 50 local employers during the SEE Your Future Expo. 


Scrubbing Bubbles Scrubby and the Raid Bugs from SC Johnson helped kick off Racine Public Library's Battle of the Books this year at Knapp, Julian Thomas and Red Apple Elementary Schools!

Academies of Racine Showcase at Case, Horlick and Park High Schools

Join Case, Horlick and Park High Schools for the Academies of Racine Showcase Nov. 26-28. 

Please Read this Important Message Regarding School Safety

As you may be aware, recent safety threats have caused disruptions at schools in RUSD as well as neighboring communities. Whether a reported incident is credible or not, we take all potential threats very seriously as we are committed to maintaining a safe and secure environment for our students and staff. 

Avast! Look at these elementARRRRy students!

red apple haunted attic

Red Apple Elementary School students produce a Haunted Attic performance each year right around Halloween. This year, there were pirates up in here!

It's Bow Tie Tuesday at Jefferson Lighthouse!

Students and staff at Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary School were looking extra fancy for Bow Tie Tuesday on October 30.

Case to hold 4th Annual Veterans Day Tribute on November 7

vet day flyer

Case High School will hold their 4th Annual Veterans Day Tribute on Wednesday. November 7, at 7 p.m. in the fieldhouse.

2018 Fall College and Resource Fair this Saturday

On Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, the Mary Lou & Arthur F. Mahone Fund, in partnership with the Kenosha Unified School District and Racine Unified School District, will present the PowerUp College and Resource Fair at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, 900 Wood Road. 

Wadewitz Teacher Helps Develop Online Education Video Game

VaLisa Harmon, a library media teacher at Wadewitz Elementary School, along with a number of her students, contributed to the development and testing of a new online video game, Jo Wilder and the Capitol Case, released Wednesday, Oct. 10 on

Case High School Craft Fair Nov. 3

The annual Case High School Craft and Vendor Fair will be held Saturday, November 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Case High School Field House, 7345 Washington Ave.

RUSD Celebrates its 2018 Encore! Awards in Education Winners

On Thursday, Oct. 18, RUSD celebrated 105 Encore! Awards in Education winners. These RUSD staff members have demonstrated success in the classroom, fostered excellent academic achievement and consistently contribute to making their school or workplace a better place. 

Former NBA Star Caron Butler is Principal for a Day!

On Tuesday, Oct. 16, two-time NBA All-Star, basketball analyst and author Caron Butler could be found at Roosevelt Elementary School as principal for the day as he continues his goal of using his platform to give back and inspire.

Case High School Theater Presents Macbeth Nov. 9, 10 & 11

Case High School Theater presents Macbeth Nov. 9, 10 & 11 at Case High School. Watch what happens when three witches put a bloody curse on a brave Scottish warrior!

Mentor a Child, Change a Life

 Case All-Stars & Sentinel Mentors with Dr. Gallien

They say it takes a village to raise a child. At the Racine Unified School District, we know the importance of raising Racine, together.

RUSD to Offer Adult English as a Second Language Classes

Racine Unified Schools Department of Language Acquisition (Title III) and Gilmore Fine Arts are excited to provide classes for anyone interested in learning English. 

RUSD Implements New Active Shooter Response Program Called ALiCE

Beginning this fall, RUSD is implementing the use of ALiCE, an active shooter response training program, (i.e. alert, lockdown, inform, counter and evacuate) in all of our schools. Security experts across the country believe, as do we, that the use of these additional procedures will enhance student and staff safety.

RUSD Families Participate in the Million Fathers March

Dozens of RUSD families participated in the Million Fathers March on Thursday, Sept. 27.

Giese Students Skype with Leon Logothetis, Creator of Netflix series “The Kindness Diaries”

Giese Students holding kindness sign

On Thursday, Sept. 27, Giese Elementary School students got a chance to talk with Leon Logothetis, creator of the Netflix series and book, Kindness Diaries. 

Raising Racine Together Annual Report to RAMAC

Hosted by Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce (RAMAC), Superintendent Dr. Eric Gallien addressed the community about the progress of the District, including the Academies of Racine, at a luncheon held at Roma Lodge.