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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.

West Ridge Vendor & Craft Fair is This Saturday!

West Ridge is hosting a Vendor & Craft Fair on Saturday, May 5 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at West Ridge Elementary School. 

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!

West Ridge IB's Planting a Promise Project

students planting seeds

During "Red Ribbon Week" this past October, West Ridge IB planted over 400 red tulips and promised to live a healthy, drug-free life. Students made connections between taking care of plants and making good choices for their own bodies.

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! 

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.

West Ridge Students Earn a Winter Wonderland Day for Filling PAWS Bucket

students playing in the snow

The West Ridge ‘Wildcats’ earned a Winter Wonderland Day for filling the ‘All School’ PAWS Bucket. Since the beginning of the school year students learned the schools PBIS expectations to promote a positive school culture.

2018-2019 Calendar is now Available!

On Monday, Feb. 19, the Board of Education approved the calendar for the 2018-2019 calendar.

Important: Last Day of School is now June 13 Due to Snow Day

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. 

Stay Connected! Download Our Mobile App!

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! 

Title I District Parent Advisory Council Winter Family Workshop on February 13

Title I District Parent Advisory Council Winter Family Workshop will be held on February 13 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Mitchell School, located at 2701 Drexel Ave.

Check out our 2017-2018 Report to our Community!

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!

It's Time! The School Choice Window is Open Through Jan. 15

RUSD offers the opportunity for families to choose their school. If you'd like to apply for enrollment at a school other than your boundary area school, including the RUSD Montessori Program, My School. My Choice. schools, magnet, charter and alternative schools, please complete the online school choice enrollment application. 

West Ridge Elementary Students Tape Principal George and Mr. Ticha to Wall as Reward for Good Behavior

West Ridge Elementary Students filled their Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) bucket full of paws this week. 

Parent's Guide to Standards Based Learning

In fall 2017, RUSD began the transition to Standards Based Grading and Learning. Click here to view the Parent's Guide to Standards Based Learning.

Get Involved! Take an Active Role in Supporting RUSD Schools

The Racine Unified School District is looking for parents, teachers and valued community members to join the Superintendent Advisory Council.

RUSD Report Cards & Home Reports Now Online

RUSD is going green! Now, parents/guardians can access their child’s report card online at any time.

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