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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.

Celebrating 12 Amazing Emerging Leaders in RUSD

Racine Unified is very honored to present 12 high school students who exhibit leadership in their schools and community and serve as role models for our younger students. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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 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.

Attention High School Students! Sign Up for ACT Prep Today

RUSD is offering six one-day ACT Boot Camps open to all high school students who are taking the ACT. All students in grades 9-11 participate in the ACT Suite of exams.

ACT Practice Test Day is Sept. 25 for all Juniors, No School Grades 9, 10 & 12

All RUSD high school juniors will participate in the ACT practice test on Tuesday, Sept. 25. Because of this, there will be no school for students in grades 9, 10 and 12. 

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.

Sophomores & Juniors: Sign Up for ACT Prep this Summer

If you are taking the ACT for the first time or are looking to improve your score, this class is for you! Students will learn prep strategies that will specifically assist students in learning the essential study skills needed to do well on the ACT.

Congratulations, Class of 2018!

The weekend of June 8, RUSD celebrated high school graduation with wonderful ceremonies on Case, Horlick, Park, Walden and The R.E.A.L. School.

The R.E.A.L. School Donates Vest to K-9 Officer

On Friday, May 25, The R.E.A.L. School hosted Officer Mantych and K-9 Mason from the Horicon Police Department and presented them with a check to purchase a vest for K-9 Mason.

RUSD Freshmen Receive US History Awards

Freshman US History Award Recipients

Congratulations to the following Freshman US History Award Recipients who received this honor at a ceremony hosted by Racine Heritage Museum on Thursday, May 17, 2018. 

Sign Up for the 2018 Summer School Musical - The Hunchback of Notre Dame

This summer, RUSD will present The Hunchback of Notre Dame as the 2018 Summer School Musical! 

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!

The R.E.A.L. School Celebrates 3rd Annual College Signing Day

Students Holding College Penant

The R.E.A.L. School recently celebrated their 3rd Annual College Signing Day on Monday, April 30 as a way of supporting the ACP Process.  The guest speaker was Dr.

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