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.
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.
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.
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.
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 elementary, middle and high schools will hold Open House to kick off the 2018-2019 school year. Please click for dates and times.
Gifford Student, Alex Hart-Upendo, Wins State Merit In Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge
Discovery Education and 3M have announced that Alex Hart-Upendo, a fifth grade student from Gifford School (Racine Unified School District) has been named the state merit winner for Wisconsin in the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, the nation’s premier middle school science competition.
RUSD is currently seeking candidates interested in becoming an RUSD Parent Liaison to support positive relationships between staff, students, families and community agencies.
Gifford School hosted the first K-8 Math Meet on Monday, April 30. Students from RUSD’s K-8 schools participated in this event.
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!
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! RUSD would like to thank our more than 3,000 RUSD volunteers who serve our schools every day!
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.
Extended Learning Program – Gifford School
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.
On Monday, Feb. 19, the Board of Education approved the calendar for the 2018-2019 calendar.
The last day of the 2017-2018 school year will now be Wednesday, June 13 due to the inclement weather day on Friday, Feb. 9.
Racine Unified School District has gone mobile! RUSD now has a new way to help parents, students and community members stay connected with schools as we introduce our NEW mobile app!
Check out our 2017-2018 Report to our Community! Each year, RUSD highlights excellent stories from students, staff and our community in our Report to our Community and this year is full of RUSD pride!
Please take time to read the update parking procedures.