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Mitchell Students Learn About Leaders of Peace

Students at Mitchell Middle School participated in the Peace Learning Circles Workshop today.

Jefferson Lighthouse Students "Mix It Up" at Lunch

Students Wearing Sunglasses

Jefferson Lighthouse students were able to "Mix It Up" at lunch. The initiative comes from Teaching Tolerance, and it encourages students to identify, question, and cross social boundaries.

The R.E.A.L. School Robotics Team is up to the Challenge!

On Saturday, students and their families gathered for the viewing of the 2019 FIRST Robotics Challenge announcement. Over 19,000 viewers in over 146 watch parties nationwide as they patiently awaited the reveal of this year's robotics challenge. 

Horlick Student Musicians Participate in Honor Band

The Horlick High School Symphonic Band got the opportunity to participate in the UW Parkside High School Honor Band on Saturday, Jan 5. 

Julian Thomas Hosts 'Merry and Bright Family Night'

kids with santa

Julian Thomas Elementary School held their “Merry and Bright Family Night” on Thursday, December 20. Families made crafts, decorate cookies, took their picture with Santa, ate pizza and had story time.

Gilmore Fine Arts Students Crack the Case!

On December 12, first-grade students at Gilmore Fine Arts participated in a unique learning opportunity called Breakout EDU. 

RUSD Students Participate in "The Hour of Code"

students coding

Over the last two weeks, elementary students from across the District have been participating in 'The Hour of Code' events at their schools.

Knapp Celebrates the Season with Holiday Lights

Knapp Elementary School hosted its 3rd annual Holiday Lights Celebration to bring the community together to kick off the holiday season.

Olympia Brown Elementary School Hosts Their Version of the Global Cardboard Challenge

students making cardboard games

Olympia Brown 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students spent time brainstorming, designing and constructing arcade games using STEM thinking and techniques.

RUSD School Choice Fair a Success - Make Your Choice Today!

The Choice Fair offered all families the opportunity to learn more about all our excellent choices including Montessori, early learning programs, fine arts, International Baccalaureate, virtual learning and more! Make your choice today!

Case High School Varsity Cheer Team Qualify for Nationals

Case High School Varsity Cheer Team

The Case High School Varsity Cheer Team qualified for nationals last Saturday.

Academies of Racine Showcase Highlights High School Experience

Students and families got a chance to explore the Academies of Racine at Case, Horlick and Park High Schools during the Academies Showcase held this week.

Explore Virtual Learning at Our Open House Dec. 12

All Racine families are invited to RUSD's Virtual Learning Open House Wednesday, Dec. 12 from 4-6 p.m. Come check out our virtual learning space located at 2333 Northwestern Ave. in the Community Pathways building and learn about all our courses offered.

Check Out Our Giese Students Singing Live on Facebook Monday

happy holidays ad

Giese Elementary School students will join the Our Musical Life choirs alongside UW-Parkside's Music Club, The Beat and the Black Student Union to perform live on Facebook Monday, December 3r for the annual Happy Holidays Live! Fundraiser. 

Visit our School Choice Fair Dec. 1 and Make Your School Choice

Racine Unified School District invites you to our School Choice Fair Dec. 1. The Choice Fair offers all families the opportunity to learn more about all our excellent choices including Montessori, early learning programs, fine arts, International Baccalaureate, virtual learning and more! 

Park Theater Arts to Present “The Movie Game”

The Movie Game Poster

Park High School fall theater will be presenting "The Movie Game" with show times on November 29, 30 and December 1 at 7:00 p.m.

Walden III and The R.E.A.L. School Raise More than $14,000 for Food Drive

Students Passing Boxes of Food

During this Thanksgiving week, RUSD students are giving back to our Racine community. During their traditional food and fundraiser, Walden III students raised a total of $9,250 and 686 boxes of food.  The R.E.A.L. School students raised $5,078 and 320 boxes of food. All food and money will be donated to the Racine County Food Bank to help families in our area. 

Choice School Information Sessions

Our choice schools will be holding information sessions so families can learn more! Check out the dates and times here.

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!