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CBS 58 Meteorologist Presents Weather Safety to Dr. Jones Elementary Students

weather experiment

Dr. Jones Elementary School students were visited today by Chief Meteorologist, Drew Burgoyne, from WDJT CBS 58 TV News.

How Will RUSD Make Up the Days Missed Due to Weather?

Due to record-breaking cold temperatures and inclement weather, the Racine Unified School District must modify our calendar to make up instructional time lost last week. Here's how we will do that.

Important Changes to the RUSD App for Android Customers

Beginning the week of Feb. 4, RUSD app users will be required to update their app to receive push notifications due to a change in Google. 

Want Winter Weather Alerts? Text 'Yes' to 67587

You can now get all the latest RUSD information straight to your cell phone without ever having to answer the phone! RUSD will now notify parents and guardians via text message with important District and school information. 

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.

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. 

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.

Open House Information 2018

RUSD elementary, middle and high schools will hold Open House to kick off the 2018-2019 school year. Please click for dates and times.

RUSD Fifth-Graders Participate in Hispanic Professional Tour at UW-Parkside

Fifth-graders from Racine Unified Schools took a field trip to UW-Parkside for the day to learn from some of Racine’s prominent Hispanic professionals. 

Fourth and Fifth Graders Put Their STEM Skills to the Test!

Students from Goodland Elementary, Mitchell Elementary, Julian Thomas Elementary School, Dr. Jones Elementary, S.C. Johnson Elementary and Roosevelt Elementary participated in the STEM Matrix competition at Case High School on Saturday, June 2.

Girls at Dr. Jones are Racing Towards Success

Students at Dr. Jones Elementary School are on the run! A new program, Girls on the Run, is designed to enhance social, psychological and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences - and it's working!

Become an RUSD Parent Liaison!

RUSD is currently seeking candidates interested in becoming an RUSD Parent Liaison to support positive relationships between staff, students, families and community agencies.

Family Empowerment Day 2018 was a Huge Success!

On Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Case High School opened its doors for the third annual Family Empowerment Day!

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.

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! 

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.

Join Us for RUSD's Family Resource Center Grand Opening!

RUSD invites all Title I school families to its Family Resource Center Grand Opening on Thursday, March 15 from 4-6 p.m. at Julian Thomas Elementary School, 930 Martin Luther King Drive.

4K and Early Learning Program Lottery Results Available Later this Week

Families who applied for school choice for a 3- or 4-year-old program will receive information about their school choice placements later this week. Thank you for your patience. 

Important Announcement Regarding School Safety

Recently, there have been many stories in the media about threats to schools across the country and locally. We are taking this opportunity to ask that our families speak with their children about the seriousness of making threats of violence towards or at a school.

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